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Today's Features

  •  Do not speak evil of one another brethren. (James 4:11)

    “Do not speak evil” covers more than slander, extending to any form of speaking against someone, including truth, if it is delivered in a harsh and unkind way.  Speech is evil when it is motivated by the desire to harm others or to exalt oneself. 

    Sin cannot be understood or described without reference to self-centeredness. “The flesh” is self-focused.  Carnality is self-expression in behalf of a person’s own interests. 

  •  Each week, set aside a few dollars and put it into a savings account or into a piggy bank at home. Make sure you have one account for yourself and one for your child. As weeks go buy, you and your children can watch your respective savings grow. Be sure to stick with your savings plan and only spend your savings on things you really want. By doing this you will not only start to save yourself, but will also help your child start to save as well.

    Set a goal, make a plan, save automatically, with your children.

  •  About 50 people volunteered to donate blood at Abraham Lincoln Elementary School’s fifth annual blood drive as part of the school’s Pint Size Heroes program. Above, David Fox, grandfather of fourth grade hero Lillyan Beverly, donated blood. He also helped the school promote the event.  

  •  The Legal Aid Society, 416 W. Muhammad Ali Blvd., Louisville, will hold free legal clinics in September and October.

    Each session will be held at that location unless otherwise stated.

    A reservation for each clinic is required. Contact the Legal Aid Society at (502) 584-1254 to make your reservation. For Ask-A-Lawyer clinics, call (502) 614-3716.

  • Todd and Kim Estes of Cecilia and Patrick and Amy E. Helm of Elizabethtown announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Amy Michelle Helm, to Jonathan Charles Brand, son of Joseph and Jane Brand of Owensboro.

    The bride-to-be is a 2005 graduate of LaRue County High School and a 2009 graduate of Western Kentucky University. She is employed at Warren County Public Library in Bowling Green.

    The prospective groom is a 2006 graduate of Owensboro Catholic High School and a 2010 graduate of WKU. He is employed at JB Hunt in Park City.

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    Lincoln Days accepting applications

    The Lincoln Days Committee is now accepting applications for food, arts and crafts and commercial booths for the Oct. 6-7 Lincoln Days Festival. For more information, visit www.lincoln days.org or call the Lincoln Days office at (270) 358-8710.

    LaRue County Reads

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    Free yard sale by Sonora United Methodist

    Sonora United Methodist Church will hold a free yard sale beginning at 8 a.m. Sept. 15 at the corner of Ky. 84 and U.S. 31-W. Donations accepted.

    Pig roast at Middle Creek

    Middle Creek Baptist Church will hold a community day pig roast beginning at 5 p.m. Sept. 15. Free food, games, bouncy house, music and door prizes.

    Mount Tabor homecoming

  •  The Elizabethtown Area Christian Women’s Connection’s bi-monthly luncheon was Sept. 10 at Stone Hearth Restaurant. About 50 ladies from Elizabethtown, Radcliff, Hodgenville, Vine Grove, Cecilia and Leitchfield attended. 

    The guest speaker was Carol Morris, a national Stonecroft Ministries speaker from Loudon, Tenn.

    She spoke on “Daring to Find Victory” which was her life struggle to overcome fear and to trust God with the future. 

    Breanna Decker from Gilead Baptist Church provided special music. 

  •    The Kentucky Warbler, a publication of the Kentucky Ornithological Society, included a sighting in LaRue County in its August issue.

      A photo of 17 American White Pelicans floating on Sportsman’s Lake on Campbellsville Road (taken by Linda Ireland, editor of The LaRue County Herald News), was published as part of an “unusual sighting” article.

  •  LCHS Class of 1972