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Today's Features

  •  Bob Geiger, AARP certified instructor, is offering a driver safety course class at the LaRue County Extension Office 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Nov. 9. The class is for ages 50 and older. The fee is $12 for AARP members, $14 for non-members. In November, all veterans and their families can take the course for free.

    In Kentucky, those 55 and older having a certificate from attending this class can get a discount on their auto insurance for a minimum of three years.

  •  Samantha Ray and Marty Skaggs announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    The bride to be is the daughter of Gary Ray and Ann Skaggs.

    The prospective groom is the son of Junior and Sybil Skaggs.

    A private wedding ceremony will be held Oct. 21, 2012.

    A reception for the couple will be 3-5 p.m. Oct. 21 at Sunrise Manor Adult Daycare, Phillips Lane, Hodgenville.

    All friends and family are invited to the reception. No gifts requested.

  •  Maintaining an emergency savings account may be the most important difference between those who manage to stay afloat and those who sink in debt. An emergency savings fund consists of a small amount of money, usually in a savings account that you do not have easy access to.

    5 ways to save $500 to $1,000 for emergencies

    1. Save automatically. Have part of your paycheck automatically deposited into a savings account or set up regular transfers from your checking to your savings account.

  •  Pray: To address God with devout (extremely religious) petition (a solemn request). 

    What a privilege we have that we may talk with our creator.

    “If my people who are called by my name will humble themselves and pray and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin and heal their land.” (II Chronicles 7:14).

  •   The Campbellsville University Chorale will be touring to several churches and schools in the area over fall break, Oct. 17-21.

    Performances begin 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17 at Glasgow Baptist Church in Glasgow.

    They will have two performances in Grayson County on Thursday, Oct. 18: the first at 1 p.m. at Grayson County Middle School in Leitchfield and the second at 6 p.m. at Clarkson Baptist Church in Clarkson.

  •  LaRue County High School Golf Coach Justin Craft, right, was a guest of the Hodgenville Rotary Club recently. At left is Rotarian Tom Claycomb.

  •   LaRue County High School Football Coach Josh Jaggers, right, was a guest of the Hodgenville Rotary Club recently. At left is Rotarian Katie McDowell.

     

  •   Hodgenville residents Gene Abrams Sr., left, and Maxie Perkins found a sun-drenched bench to be a perfect place to catch up on some conversation while they rested before continuing their walk at Creekfront Park.

  •  Nell Chaudoin knew something was wrong with her lifestyle in May 2011 when she easily finished four large slices of Dutch caramel apple pie.

    “I was disgusted with myself,” she said, remembering how she felt afterwards.

    It was then the 26-year-old Cox’s Creek native knew she needed to make a permanent lifestyle change, not only for herself, but also for her students.