Today's Features

  • Wearing sunglasses in the summer may seem like a no-brainer, but not all sunglasses provide protection from ultraviolet rays and not all adults wear them like they should. According to The Vision Council, 65 percent of American adults view a pair of sunglasses as a fashion accessory rather than a health necessity. One in four adults rarely or never wear sunglasses when going outside, with millennials, adults born between 1981 and 1996, being the least likely to wear sunglasses always or often.

  • Members of LaRue County Schools and the LaRue County Community Action Center helped distribute backpacks and school supplies on August 4 to children who qualified. The Kelly Dean Sanders Memorial Fund items includes a backpack, LaRue County Schools t-shirt, basic school supplies, three pairs of underwear, three pairs of socks and a pair of tennis shoes. Shown above are those who helped distribute the items.

  • Our nation seems to be falling apart.  At least, that is one man’s opinion.  And our greatest threat is not from beyond our borders, but within our own land.  Someone wrote an article entitled, “Without A  Shot”, showing how other great nations of the past have fallen from within.  We are imploding.

    America was once feared and respected in the world.  What has happened?  How are we viewed today?

  • Salem Christian Church had a groundbreaking ceremony on Sunday, Aug. 9th for their new church facilities that will include a new sanctuary, fellowship hall and classrooms.

  • LaRue County Church of Christ

    The LaRue County Food Pantry will give food to those who qualify, 6-7 p.m. every fourth Wednesday and 9 a.m. to noon every fourth Friday. For information, call 270-358-9812 or 270-358-9220.

    Hope Food Pantry

    The Hope Food Pantry at Hodgenville United Methodist Church, 825 Tonieville Rd. will distribute food to LaRue County residents 4:30-6 p.m. on the third Wednesday of each month. Participants must show proof of income. For more information, call Susan Phelps, 270-358-9328.


    18.25 oz box yellow cake mix

    24 oz frozen fruit of your choice

    18 oz Sprite/7 up/ Sierra mist

    Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

    Spray 9x13 baking dish

    Pour fruit on the bottom of baking dish. Spread out evenly

    Pour dry cake mix on top of fruit


    Pour soda on top of dry cake mix

    Bake for 50-60 minutes, or until nicely browned.

    Let cool for about 15 minutes before serving. 

  • Freedom Angels- Bunco

    Freedom Angels- Bunco at 6:30 p.m., August 7 at Sunrise Adult Daycare.

    Glen Rice Musical Concert Series

    A musical concert series by Glen Rice Family and Friends will be 7 p.m. Aug. 7 at the John Hardin High School Performing Arts Center. Purchase tickets at the door, or call 270-325-3256 or 270-528-4018 to order advance tickets.

    Color Run/Walk

  • Descendants of George and Didamie Salsman.

    The Salsman Reunion will be held 1 p.m., Aug. 16, at South Fork Baptist Church. Everyone please bring a covered dish. For more information contact Charlotte S. Owens 270-358-4799.

  • The LaRue County Extension Homemakers organization is sponsoring the mobile Mammogram unit from the James Graham Brown Cancer Center in Louisville to be at the Extension Office at 807 Old Elizabethtown Road in Hodgenville on Tuesday, September 1 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. To qualify for a screening mammogram on the unit a woman must: be age 40 or over, not have breast implants and not be pregnant or breast-feeding.