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Today's Features

  • “A man can do nothing better than to eat and drink and find satisfaction in his work” (Ecclesiastes 2:24).  

    I probably am among those who major on the first part of that verse – eating.   But the writer says that a man needs to find satisfaction in his work. This advice is good for us to remember this Labor Day.

  • MOVIE: Close Encounters of the God Kind at Greater Works
    Greater Works Church, 102 N. Walters Ave., Hodgenville, will show Rev. Jesse Duplantis’ testimony, “Close Encounters of the God Kind” 7 p.m. Sept. 4. For more information, contact Pastor Jack Stanley at 358-8399.

    Wednesday program at Mount Tabor
    Mount Tabor Baptist Church will begin its Wednesday program 6-7:30 p.m. on Sept. 4. Classes are for preschool through high school. For more information call 270-325-3540.

  • Unemployment rates increased in 88 Kentucky counties between June 2012 and June 2013, while 26 county rates fell and six stayed the same, according to the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.

    LaRue County’s rate dropped from 7.7 percent to 7.5 percent from June 2012 to June 2013. Of a 7,050 person workforce, 6,521 were employed.

  • Prime Time Band to perform
    A dance will be held 7-10 p.m. Friday, Aug. 30 at the LaRue County Senior Citizens Center, 112 N. Walters Ave., Hodgenville. The Prime Time Band with Jim Walters, Leroy Sherrard, Bill Thompson and Doug Gary, will perform a variety of music. For more information, call Jim Walters at 737-5655 or 766-4437.

    Kentucky Public Retirees to meet

  • Watch next week’s LaRue County Herald News for coverage of a Village Post Office opening in Buffalo.

    The ribbon-cutting ceremony took place at 1 p.m. Tuesday – too late to make the print edition.

    A story and photos about the event will be available at www.laruecountyherald.com before next week’s publication date.

    The VPO is available at Y Not Stop, a convenience store at 2202 Greensburg Road.

    The Buffalo Post Office has been closed since July 5 due to a brown recluse spider infestation.
     

  • A service station on the corner of West Forrest Avenue and South Lincoln Boulevard in Hodgenville has outlasted a long list of competitors.

    Since the 1920’s the service station has held several titles, including brand names like BP and Shell gas, and is now known to locals as Rock & Rogers.

    Rock & Rogers has been serving the area for more than 40 years.

  • Food distributed at Church of Christ
    The LaRue County Church of Christ will distribute food to those who qualify, 6-7 p.m. Aug. 28. For more information, contact the church at 358-9812.

    Wednesday program at Mount Tabor Baptist

    Mount Tabor Baptist Church will begin its Wednesday program 6-7:30 p.m. on Sept. 4. Classes are for preschool through high school. For more information, call 270-325-3540.

    Union Band homecoming

  • FBC: Car show and car wash
    First Baptist Church, 107 Bishop Lane, Elizabethtown, is holding a car wash, 8 a.m. to noon; and a car show, noon to 4 p.m., on Sept. 14. Show car entry is $10; walk-ins free. Trophies awarded. For more information and registration, contact Darlene Cox at 270-317-6343 or gloriettaministry@gmail.com. Proceeds will benefit the youth lock-in.

    Don’t forget early deadline this week. All calendar items must be received by noon on Friday.