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Today's Features

  • Thought for the week: Rain falls because the clouds can no longer handle the weight. Tears fall because the heart can no longer handle the pain.

  • This Sunday will be the Church Anniversary & Annual Homecoming at Pleasant Run Baptist Church in Campbellsville. The afternoon guest will be Reverend John C. Lee and his congregation from Bowling Green.

    The Community Fellowship Picnic was a success as a few of the residents from Sunrise Manor attended the picnic. They really enjoyed themselves and we were very glad to have them. Congratulations to Brian and Sharon Smith on celebrating their 23rd anniversary last Saturday. Yvette Best was admitted to the emergency room and returned home recently.

  • Working hard, paying bills and putting money aside for your needs and wants in the “now” are so often automatic in our day-to-day lives. However, you also need to think about your future retirement plans. According to the 2015 Retirement Confidence Survey from the Employee Benefit Research Institute, nearly one-third of workers have almost no retirement savings or investments (under $1,000) and a staggering 57% are underprepared with less than $25,000 for retirement.

  • By JOHN SMITH

     

  • On May 29, the first day of summer break, a group of middle school boys and a community member donated their time and garden tools to help me put in a community garden here at the LaRue County Community Action. These community members have been by several times since then to help keep the garden up. Anyone in the community is welcome to join in and work in the garden. When we start to get fruits and vegetables out of the garden, they will be here for me to give out to the community and/or the senior citizens at the senior center.

  • Cucumber

    and Onion Salad

    4 large cucumbers sliced

    1 large onion, slice 1 cup miracle whip

    1 cup miracle whip

    4 tsp vinegar

    1/2 cup sugar

    1/4 tsp salt

    Instructions

    Place cucumber and onions in bowl, mix the next four ingredients together, pour over cucumber and onions, do not stir. Put in refrigerator and stir before serving. As you take cucumber and onions out, just add more to bowl and keep in fridge. Keeps in refridgerator for week or two. 

  • The Elmore Family Reunion will be held 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on July 25 at the new Greensburg Fire House in Greensburg. The reunion includes descendents of William and Hester Elmore as well as descendants of Peter and Elizabeth Elmore. There will be a buffet lunch with chicken provided. Bring a side dish and all other items will be provided. Also, bring your old photos and family stories. For more information contact Pat Elmore at 217-482-5631 or email butternutt@casscomm.com .