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Today's Features

  • 18th Century Market Fair

    The 18th Century Market Fair hosted by the Bucksnort Longhunters will be noon-7 p.m. Feb. 5 and 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Feb. 6 at Pritchard Community Center in Elizabethtown. Admission is $4 for adults, children 12 and younger are free. For more information call Danny Hill at 369-6129. 

    Extension Council to meet

  • The South Fork Area Homemakers met Jan. 19 at Magnolia Baptist Church with Mary Lou Owen presiding.

    The roll call was answered by the members responding to the question “What is the coldest day you remember?”

    There were a lot of interesting stories about the experiences members had to endure at different times during their lives because of cold or snowy weather.

    Also present were Virginia Allen, Delores Bale, Janice Bowen, Amanda Gatewood, Louise Graber, Norma Jean McDonald, Martha Owen, Clovis Johnson, Della Thomas, Phyllis Perkins and Exie Elliott.

  • When water freezes, it expands. When water freezes in a pipe and expands enough, the pipe bursts, water escapes and serious damage results. Pipes in attics, crawl spaces and outside walls are all vulnerable to freezing, especially if there are cracks or openings that allow cold outside air to flow across the pipes.

  • Twelve-year-old Tiffany is waiting for adoption through the Special Needs Adoption Program.

    She has very curly blond hair and is of small build, but tall for her age. Tiffany is on target in her classes and is passing all subjects. She has some behavioral struggles with authoritarian figures and coping with frustrations but she is working towards improving those behaviors.

    Tiffany has started to express an interest in having an adoptive family although she continues to struggle with the loss of her biological family. She desperately wants a family to love her.

  • Men today believe in a little God and a big humanity. Man is taking the place of God. When you look at the inventions and progress of man, you feel that man is outgrowing God. Man is being glorified and God is being forgotten.

    But God is a great sovereign God. When David surveyed the handiwork of God he was made to exclaim, “What is man that thou art mindful of him ….” (Psalm 8:3-4). Consider some ways in which we see the greatness of God in the Bible.

  • The new year is a good time for reflection and reaching out. But we can’t reach out until we close the door to the past. It is impossible to reach back and reach out at the same time. Paul said we must let go of one to go for the other.

  • Five Ursuline Sisters of Mount St. Joseph were elected Dec. 29-31 to a six-year term as the Ursuline Leadership Council. They will begin serving on July 18.

    Sister Sharon Sullivan, a native of Texas, was elected as congregational leader. She is academic dean and vice president of academic affairs at Brescia University, a job which she began on an interim basis in August 2007 and accepted on a permanent basis in January 2009.

  • The Extension Leadership Banquet will be held 7 p.m. Jan. 25 at the LaRue County Extension Office. Reserve your spot by calling the Extension Service office at 358-3401. Tickets are $6 each and the meal will be provided by the Crosstown Homemakers. The Bobby McDowell Award of Excellence will be presented.

  • Every year, Philip Morris International, through its International Tobacco Procurement Scholarship program, provides financial assistance to hundreds of U.S. students from tobacco-growing families. In 2009, 30 new students were awarded scholarships. Since the program’s inception in 2001, more than 350 students have been awarded nearly $1.5 million in educational scholarships.

    Scholarships are available to the dependent children of tobacco growers who are part of PMI’s ITP program. The program offers three types of scholarships: 

  • NARFE to meet

    The Elizabethtown Local Chapter 1050 of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association will meet 11 a.m. Feb. 1 at Nolin RECC. Potluck, bring a favorite, soup, chili or dessert. All active and retired federal civil service employees are encouraged to attend. For more information, call Betty Hundley at 765-7107.

    Senior Citizens music