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Today's Features

  •  If you are interested in the therapeutic program, riding lessons for your kids or anything else related to Wayne Ridge Farm, contact Jodi Johnson at (270) 320-5928.  

    Jodi Johnson rides horses in her sleep, kicking whoever is in bed with her as if she were nudging her horse. As someone who spends so much time with the animals, it comes as no surprise. 

  •  Rickie and Sharon Ogletree Shoffner of Hodgenville will celebrate their 25th anniversary July 11.

    They were married July 11, 1987, at Radcliff First Assembly of God.

    Sharon is self-employed at Just Hair by Sharon O. and works with the Impact ministry at Lakeside Worship Center, Elizabethtown.

    Rickie is retired from Dow Corning and works as a part-time deputy jailer in transport. He is the men’s ministry director at Lakeside Worship Center, Elizabethtown.

  •  Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Bell and Mr. and Mrs. Dean Cooper announce the engagement and forthcoming wedding of their children, LeeAnn Willian and Andrew Cooper.

    The ceremony will be 7 p.m. July 20, 2012, at My Old Kentucky Home, 501 East Stephen Foster Ave., Bardstown. A reception will follow.

  •  The LaRue County Public Library has several new books and DVDs for loan.

    Books – Danger in Plain Sightby Marta Perry; Between the Linesby Jodi Picoult; Coming Homeby Karen Kingsbury; Summerlandby Elin Hilderbrand; Wicked Businessby Janet Evanovich; Unconquered: The Saga of Cousins Jerry Lee Lewis, Jimmy Swaggart and Mickey Gilleyby J.D. Davis; The Pope and Iby Jerzy Kluger; Blood Feud: The Hatfields and McCoys by Lisa Alther; and The Politicianby Andrew Young.

  •  AARP is offering a driver safety program 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. July 20 at the LaRue County Extension Office, 807 Old Elizabethtown Road, Hodgenville. The class includes four hours of instruction time and will have a lunch break, on your own. The class is all indoors and doesn’t involve a road test or a written test.

    Cost is $12 for AARP members and $14 for non-members. To register, call the Extension Office at 358-3401. Payment is requested by check-only at the class, made out to AARP. Please bring your driver’s license and AARP card.

  •  Several girls attended the Kentucky Sheriff’s Boys & Girls Ranch July 1-6 in Gilbertsville. From left, Angela Matthews, Elizabeth McIntosh, Tiffany Brown and Alexis Herrington. In back, LaRue County Deputy Brian Smith escorted the girls to the camp. At right is Ranch Head Counselor Kelly Buck.

  •  Rolling Thunder Inc. Chapter 4 Kentucky in association with The Lusk Group performed a POW/MIA flag-raising on June 9 in Muldraugh. The flag-raising team consisted of John Locke, Mike Preston, Cap Stanley, Mike Hill and Charley Wachowski. Mark Gill led the formation of Rolling Thunder Inc. Chapter Four Kentucky members.

  •  Rodney and Willie Anne Higdon Peace of Magnolia will celebrate their 50th anniversary on July 15, 2012.

    The couple married July 15, 1962.

    Willie Ann was born and raised in Hodgenville. She is the daughter of Daisy Mae Bratcher Higdon and Ancil Abselent Higdon.

    Rodney is the son of Lura Geneva Slayton Peace and Alberton “Shorty” Peace of Hart County.

    Rodney was 18 and Willie was 16 when they married.

  • “America wants God’s blessings, but not God. Our nation has systematically pushed him out of the national consciousness by rejecting Biblical morality, ignoring his word and relying on the political and entertainment areas for moral guidance.” 

    These are the words of John MacArthur and they express the beliefs of many Christian leaders today.