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Today's Features

  • 4-H Rabbit Club members held a yard sale Saturday at the LaRue County Extension office. Proceeds will assist them on their trip to the national convention in Texas.

  • Country rocker J.D. Shelburne returns to the area for three upcoming concert events. Shelburne performed at last year’s LaRue County Farm Bureau’s AGstravaganza event, and returns to the area this weekend.
    Shelburne will headline a charity event Friday, June 20, at the Historic State Theatre in Elizabethtown. Information on this event can be found on page 2A of today’s edition of The LaRue County Herald News.

  • Weight loss program
    The LaRue County Health Department – in partnership with the LaRue County Extension office – is offering a 10-week weight loss program at the LaRue County Senior Center, 112 N. Walters Ave., Hodgenville. The class begins at 11:30 a.m. and is open to anyone in the community. If you are interested in participating and would like more information, contact Diana Leathers at the LaRue County Health Department at 270-358-3844 or Theresa Howard at the Extension office at 270-358-3401.

    Hosparus needs volunteers

  • Ben and Angela Roberts of Hodgenville announce the birth of a daughter, Allie Hope Roberts.
    Allie Hope was born at 9:31 p.m. Jan. 27, 2014, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. She was 19-inches long and weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces.
    Grandparents are Dan and Maxine Davis of Louisville, and John and Diane Roberts of Hodgenville.
    Great-grandmother is Elizabeth Gordon.
    Allie Hope was welcomed home by her sisters, Addie, 3, and Audrie, 2.

  •    “Why is this happening to me?”

    This question is raised all the time. Maybe you have raised it. It would be uncommon if you did not. Suffering comes to all of us. Some suffering is just a part of life. Some is because of our bad choices. Sometimes we suffer for doing good and being a believer.

    Paul has some inspiring and informative things on the subject in 1 Peter 4:12-19. Suffering is bound to happen.

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    Cumberland University announced the spring semester Dean’s List last week, which included 137 current and former student-athletes and athletic training majors. The honor is reserved for students who have achieved a grade-point-average of 3.50 or above on all classes attempted during the spring semester. 

  • Hallelujah Hodgenville T-shirts

    Hallelujah Hodgenville T-shirts are available for $14 at Almost Home, The Lincoln Museum and Paula’s Hot Biscuit. A portion of proceeds benefit The Lincoln Museum.

    Renaissance Repeats

    Renaissance Recycling will have many reusable, recycled items for sale 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, June 14, in the Renaissance Repeats shop located in the Hodgenville Woman’s Club basement, 16 Lincoln Square. Call Jill Gray at 270-234-6619 for more information. Proceeds will benefit Renaissance Recycling.

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    Four recent LaRue County High School graduates were awarded Central Kentucky Community Foundation Scholarships to Elizabethtown Community and Technical College:

  • Campbellsville University honored 166 teachers from 58 school districts throughout Kentucky with the Campbellsville University Excellence in Teaching Award May 10 at the Ransdell Chapel on the CU campus.

  • Helen Clark will celebrate her 102nd birthday on June 16, 2014.

    She and her husband, the late Paul Clark, have five children: Geneva Viers, Doris Jones, Betty Allen and LeRoy Clark, all of Hodgenville, and Zelma Potts of Woodlawn, Tennessee; 13 grandchildren (two deceased); 33 great-grandchildren; and 21 great-great-grandchildren.

    Cards can be sent to her at 210 W. Main St., Hodgenville, KY 42748.