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Today's Features

  • Four churches hold joint revival services

    Four local churches will hold joint revival services. The final services are Oct. 19 at Harvestland Community Church, with Bro. Shannon McCubbins; and Oct. 26 at New Horizon Baptist Church, with Bro. Joe Jolly. Service begins at 6 p.m. each Sunday. There will be refreshments and fellowship after each service. For information, call 270-765-9726.

     

    Hope Food Pantry

  • Roadblock for Santa Claus

    The Santa’s Helpers will hold a roadblock 9 a.m. to noon Oct. 18 at Lincoln Plaza and Save-A-Lot shopping center intersections. Funds will be used to purchase toys for local children at Christmas.

     

    Meals served during car show

  • Fall recycling event

    Fall Recycling Day will be 8 a.m.-noon Oct. 18 at the LaRue County Maintenance Garage across from LaRue County High School. Any metal items, computer parts, cell phones, electronics, motor vehicles or equipment batteries will be accepted. There is a charge for tire disposal. For more information, call Jill Gray at 270-234-6619.

     

    Wellness on Wheels

  • More than 375 booths will welcome thousands of visitors Saturday at the annual Glendale Crossing Festival, according to Sheree Vance, festival chairwoman.

    The day will begin with the parade at 10 a.m. Those interested in participating in the parade are asked to be at the field at East Hardin Middle School before 9:30 a.m. Horses, four wheelers and throwing candy are not permitted.

    This year’s grand marshal is the family of Jonathan French, who died in the line of duty as a member of the Glendale Volunteer Fire Department in August.

  • Georgetown

    By John R. Smith

    Glenn Wilkinson passed away Thursday at Ephraim McDowell Hospital, Danville. He’s the father of Rev. Jerry Wilkinson.

    Rev. Jeff Yucom, the associate minister of First Baptist Springfield was the guest speaker at First Baptist. Newly-appointed Bishop Marvin Thomas and Presiding Elder Roy Reid visited Lane Lincoln last Wednesday to meet the members of the church.

  • The Hardin County Playhouse is staging a production of Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird this weekend, 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, and 3 p.m. Sunday.

    Two Hodgenville residents have roles in the show, with Gordon Thomas portraying Reverend Sykes and Mitch Curry as Mr. Cunningham.

    General admission tickets are $18.

    For more information and to purchase tickets, call 270-351-0577. 

  • Haycraft

    The Haycraft family reunion is Oct. 18 at the Brown-Pusey House, Elizabethtown. Registration and tour of the Hardin County History Museum is at noon. Kids Corner (fun and games). Bring a dish. Potluck at 4 p.m. Auction at 7 p.m. Bring family photos, memorabilia and souvenirs.

    LCHS Class of 1999

    The LaRue County High School Class of 1999 will hold its 15th reunion 7 p.m. to midnight Oct. 18 at Sportmans Lake in Hodgenville. For more information, contact Jim Shaw at 502-664-0550 or jqsllc@yahoo.com.

    Kennedy, LaFollette

  • A team of Kentucky Baptists brought healing and hope to hundreds of people in the Philippines still recovering from Typhoon Pablo, a devastating storm that struck the island nation two years ago.

    The six-member team, including members of Rolling Fork Baptist Church in Boston, provided medical exams and treatment to nearly 900 people in the Philippines between Aug. 24 and Sept. 2. They also held worship services and led two pastors’ conferences.

    Rolling Fork pastor Bruce Nichols said much work remains for those trying to rebuild.