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Today's Features

  • Friendship Baptist Church had several students in Vacation Bible School. They are Tyler Foster, Christian Veirs, Voni Chedwick, Ben Graham, Jerome Dawson, Sarah Cooper, Patricia Keys, Peyton Foster, Chloe Geary, Jarrod Geary, Reagan Donovan, Shayla Chedwick, Kaleigh Graham, Hannah Boggs, Catherine Spalding, Sally Polin, Trinity Scruggs, Caydence Engle and Jameson Pena Santos.

  • We are blessed with good food in America, whether it is in our home or in one of the many restaurants near us. One wife said she had changed her system for labeling homemade freezer meals. At one time she labeled the containers as meatloaf, pot roast, etc. Now she stocks her freezer with things her husband really likes –  “whatever, anything, I don’t know, I don’t care, something good, or food.”  

    No matter how he responds when she asks him what he wants for dinner, she knows there is something waiting in the freezer.

  • There is an accursed thing in your midst, O Israel. You cannot stand before your enemies until you take away the accursed thing from among you. Joshua 7:13

  • At the Extension Office, we have free publications on home canning and freezing. One covers making pickled products. Some common problems when making pickles are listed below. You can find more problem-solving information at freshpreserving.com.
    Problem: Pickling liquid is cloudy.

  • Stephanie House has been named resource development coordinator for United Way of Central Kentucky.
    House, a Rineyville native, graduated from Bellarmine University in May. She will travel in LaRue, Hardin, Meade, Grayson and Breckinridge Counties, “making sure people know we’re here and they are getting the help they need.”
    United Way works with groups that assist with income, health and education.

  • Thomas Shultz, a Hodgenville native, has been appointed manager of the Greater Arizona Branch of Futurity First Insurance Group.

    As manager of the branch office, Shultz will develop the company’s business presence and customer base in the North Phoenix and surrounding area. He is currently a resident of Scottsdale and has nearly 10 years of sales management experience. 

  • RICHMOND, Ky. -- Great variety and a sparkling array of internationally-known entertainers mark the inaugural season of the EKU Center for the Arts at Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond.

  • The descendants of Doc and Josephine Heath held their reunion July 9 in the basement of South Fork Baptist Church. Sixty-three attended, including three of their children, Dorothy Cruse, Frankie Bell and Bill Heath.

  • Nathan and Amanda Bales are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Ella Grace Bales. 

    Ella Grace was born at 2:42 a.m. on May 12, 2011, at Norton Hospital.  She weighed 4 pounds 9 ounces and was 17 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Beverly Veirs and the late Roy Veirs of Hodgenville. Paternal grandparents are Richard and Rita Bales of Hodgenville.