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Today's Features

  • Greater Works has moved to new location

    Greater Works Church has moved to 102 N. Walters Ave. beside Arrowhead Pawn in Hodgenville. Sunday service at 11 a.m.; Wednesday at 7 p.m. For more information, call 358-8399 or e-mail greaterworkschurch@windstream.net.

    Magnolia Cumberland revival

    Magnolia Cumberland Presbyterian Church will hold revival Aug. 30 at 10:45 a.m. and each evening at 7 through Sept. 2.

    Gospel concert

  • The Hodgenville Class of 1954 celebrated their 55th class reunion Aug. 1 at Abe’s Country Cooking in Hodgenville. 

  • KET’s “Lincoln: ‘I, Too, Am a Kentuckian,’” a Kentucky Life special following Lincoln from his birth in a log cabin on the Kentucky frontier to the White House, was awarded three regional Emmy Awards by the Ohio Valley Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

    Producers Joy Flynn and Marsha Hellard won Emmys in the Historical Documentary category for the program. Videographer Matthew Grimm won in the Photography category, and Brent Abshear and Chuck Burgess received Emmys in the Audio category.

  • The Magnolia Class of 1952 met July 25 at Paula’s Hot Biscuit’s Restaurant in Hodgenville. Those attending were  Randy Cruse, Randall Johnson, Bobbie Miller, James Richardson, Marvin Curry, J.T. Hines, Adrian Loyall, Eva "BeBe" McCubbins, Carolyn Price Milby, Lou Tharpe Turner, Margaret Fulkerson Wilson, Joyce Druen Bennett, Phyllis Waggoner Hazle and Melva Hornback Hatcher.

  • Hardin County Water District No. 2 was awarded top honors in the “Best Tasting Water” competition held by the Kentucky-Tennessee Section of American Water Works Association AWWA at the Annual Professionals Conference in Lexington July 14. Shaun Youravich, right, plant manager of Hardin County Water District No. 2, accepted the award.

    The water district's customer base includes some residents in LaRue County.

  • We are seeing a definite increase in the number of people growing their own gardens and doing their own food preservation. All Extension offices are getting an increase in requests for information regarding home canning and freezing. We have free publications at the Extension Service office.

  • “If anything is excellent of praiseworthy – think about such things” Philippians 4:8

    You don’t have more problems than other people – you just think about them more often.

    Stop: go back and reread that sentence. Take a moment and consider what it means. It’s what you think about that produces how you feel. If you don’t believe that, try getting angry without first having angry thoughts or getting sad without first having sad thoughts. You can’t do it, can you?

  • A young paralyzed boy had surgery and after some weeks of therapy was able to walk. As he was being dismissed from the hospital, he said to his surgeon, “Doctor, as long as there is a tongue in my body, ain’t nobody going to hear the last of what you did for me.”

    Can you identify with that young boy? When you think of what Jesus Christ has done for you, can you stop sharing the good news with others? Every time you think of what he has done, don’t you want to tell others? 

  • This summer’s wet, mild weather made the perfect conditions for late blight in tomato plants.

    Late blight on tomatoes was found in LaRue and Laurel counties and could be more widespread, according to University of Kentucky College of Agriculture. The disease causes leaves to wither quickly and die. It can affect the whole plant or begin at the top or bottom and spread.

    LaRue County Extension Agent David Harrison said the infected plants were found on Old Sonora Road.

  • A fairly significant outbreak of blue mold has been found in several fields east of LaRue County in Clark, Montgomery and Fleming counties. The disease appeared to have started in early July. The incidence and severity of blue mold was quite high. Actively sporulating lesions were abundant, making this a strong source for blue mold to spread.