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Today's Features

  • “For the life of the flesh is in the blood” (Lev. 17:11). Without blood there cannot be life in the physical body. This is also true in the Bible. Blood flows through the Bible just as it does through the veins of our body. The late W. A. Criswell authored many books, one of which was titled, The Scarlet Thread. He shows how the thread that ran from Genesis to Revelation was the blood of Jesus.

  • Six 2015 graduates of LaRue County High School have been named Senator Jeff Green Scholars by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA).

    Local scholars are Brian Anderson, Kaelyn Herrin, Madison Lee, Cody McDowell, Emma Shelton and Victoria Smith.

    To earn this honor, a student must have a 4.0 grade point average each year of high school and at least a 28 composite on the ACT.

  • On August 24, 1935, Mary Lou Humes Owen was born to Howard “Bill” and Alva Hodges Humes in Upton, Kentucky.  She married Clifford Owen in 1953.  They have three daughters; Rose (Dwight) Lewis, Lou (Chris) Fetter, and Marcella (Herman) Smith; nine grandchildren and two great-granddaughters.  
    Please join family and friends as we celebrate Mary Lou’s 80th birthday on Sunday, August 23 from 2 to 4 p.m. at Magnolia Baptist Church Fellowship Hall.   

  • Carrot Cake Bread

    1 1/4 cup whole wheat flour

    2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder

    1/8 teaspoon salt

    1 teaspoon cinnamon

    1/2 cup light brown sugar

    3/4 cup raisins

    4 medium carrots, peeled and finely grated

    2 eggs

    1 tablespoon canola oil

    1/2 cup confectioners’ sugar

    3 teaspoons fat-free milk 


    Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Lightly coat an 8- x 4-inch loaf pan with cooking spray, and line it with parchment paper.

  • Lincoln Trail Area Development District Board meeting

    Lincoln Trail Area Development District Board of Directors will meet at 1:30 p.m., Aug 19, at the Lincoln Trail ADD office in Elizabethtown.

    Free dance class

    Sunshine Ambassadors is starting a free dance class for ALL children and teens with disabilities. The first class starts Saturday, August 22 from 10 to 10:45 am at the Senior Citizen building in Hodgenville. To register call 270-766-9934.

    Santa’s Helpers meeting

  • Home-canned tomato products separate because of a natural enzyme action. There is an enzyme in raw tomatoes that acts to break down the pectin that holds tomato cells together. As soon as tomatoes are chopped or crushed and the enzyme is exposed to air, it starts to work breaking down the pectin. This causes the solids and liquids in the finished product to separate.

  • The LaRue County Genealogy Society is proud to announce that they will have a very informative and interesting speaker at their meeting at 6 p.m. on August 24 at the LaRue County Genealogy Library (the old City Police Building) on North Greensburg Street in Hodgenville.