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Today's Features

  •  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.

  •  The LaRue County Fair Board is seeking participants for several beauty pageants.

    Applications for all pageants may be picked up at the LaRue County Extension Service office, LaRue County Chamber of Commerce or www.laruecofair.com.

    Pre-register by July 23.

    The events are as follows:

    • Miss LaRue County Fair, ages 16-21. The pageant is 8:30 p.m. Monday, July 30.  All contestants must be a resident of Kentucky.

    • Miss Teen, ages 13-15. The pageant is 8 p.m. Tuesday, July 31.

  • The Wesley Meadows congregation celebrated the Fourth of July a few days early. On July 1, the group raised the American flag in honor of veterans who have served in the past or currently. Three retired veterans raised the flag for the first time – Jessie Roundtree, who served in the U.S. Army during World War II; Jack Jones, who served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War; and Herman Allen, who served in the U.S. Air Force. Allen called the flag, “the greatest sight he ever saw.”

  •  A large number of family and friends attended the Williams family reunion.

  • All-you-can-eat breakfast
    There will be an all-you-can-eat breakfast from 8 to 10 a.m. July 7 at B.R. Young Masonic Lodge #132 on the square in Hodgenville. A $5 donation will benefit the building fund. For more information, call 270-234-4223.

    Motorcycle Run benefits Optimist Toy Drive

  • Ancestral Trails to meet
    Ancestral Trails Historical Society will meet 7 p.m. July 6 at the Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, Elizabethtown. From there, they will visit the Elizabethtown City Cemetery where Steve Mather will demonstrate and discuss what can be learned from grave dowsing. For more information, call 270-862-3209.

    Red Hill Cemetery Commission meets

  • Anniversary party at Three Forks Bacon Creek Church
    Three Forks Bacon Creek Church, Hammonsville Road, will have a two-day celebration for its 200-year anniversary, July 7-8. A night for the youth is planned beginning 5 p.m. CDT July 7, with a cookout, skits and historical overview of the church. Many former pastors will attend. The Truth Trio and George and Sharon Williams will perform. Fireworks and a hayride. On July 8 events begin 9:30 a.m. CDT. For more information, call 537-3599 or 537-3512.

  • Candy Vincent was the winner of a $20 gift certificate from Lincolns Loft for the LaRue County Public Library’s adult summer reading program. Another drawing for a $20 certificate will be held on July 31. The more books you read, the more entries you have. Cathy Luttrell, LCPL adult programs coordinator, presented Vincent with the certificate.