Today's Features

  • The Captain Jacob Van Meter Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, met on December 8, 2017, at the Brown Pusey House in Elizabethtown.

    Chapter Regent Joyce Miller introduced Chapter member Julia Richardson, who portrayed the literary character, Amelia Bedelia, from the American Children’s book series by Peggy Parish.

    Amelia shared her recipe for baking Chocolate Chip cookies by painting potato chips with melted chocolate. The Chapter responded by donating books for Literacy Promotion in the community.

  • Community calendar


    Monthly Knitting Class

    There will be a Monthly Knitting Class at the LaRue County Extension Office at 807 Old Elizabethtown Road in Hodgenville on the first Mondays from 1 to 3 p.m. Instructor is Master Clothing Volunteer- Judy Greenwell. Open to adults and teens, no registration required. For more information call 270-358-3401.


    Knitting Circle

  • As I write this column, the lottery is hitting some amazing levels. I’ve heard several people who are excited about this. What is a Christian to think about gambling and the lottery? What does God say? Let’s put aside our opinions, traditions, and practices and consider God’s truth.

    Avoid Arrogance. I hear a lot of arrogance on this issue. I’ve heard preachers condemning gamblers with a self-righteous tone. I’ve heard gamblers condemning Christians who share their opinion on the matter. We need to humble ourselves on this issue.

  • Did you make any resolutions for 2018?  Some people laugh at them and say why make them because we will only break them.  But that could be a mistake.  Resolutions may remind us that there are areas in our lives that need improving.  They may help us to make needed changes.

  • Representative Brandon Reed, R-Hodgenville, has been appointed to the House Committee on Tourism and Outdoor Recreation.

    The Tourism and Outdoor Recreation was created prior to the 2017 session as a standalone committee, signifying the importance of the tourism industry to the Commonwealth. The committee is chaired by Representative Tommy Turner, a Republican from Somerset, and has jurisdiction over matters relating to tourism and travel promotion, state and national parks, and fish and wildlife, among other areas.

  • Pecan Pie Bark

    2 sticks of butter

    1 cup white sugar

    1 1/4 cups pecan halves

    2 pkg(approximately 12 sheets) honey graham crackers

    Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Lay crackers across a greased baking sheet, trimming crackers to fit the sides of the pan if needed. Set aside. In large saucepan, bring butter, sugar and pecans to a boil over medium heat for 3 minutes, stirring constantly. Pour boiled mixture over the entire pan of crackers, spreading pecans evenly. Bake for 8 minutes. Cool completely before breaking into pieces.

  • Thought for the week: One small positive thought in the morning can change your whole day!

    Another early deadline, woo hoo! I remembered again.

    I hope everyone had a safe New Years Eve. We went to the center for dancing.

    Thinking of you wishes go out to Layne Sallee, Ann Stankovic, Marsha Duncan, Ann Morrison, Priscilla Brown, Harlis and Bessie LaFollette, Quincy and Betty LaFollette, Billy Duncan, Vicki Lewis Dawley and Travis and Elizabeth Wooldridge and family.