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Today's Features

  • 4-H Rabbit Club

    The 4-H Rabbit Club will be hosting a Tattoo Clinic at the LaRue County Extension Office at 7 p.m. on July 8. For more information contact your club leader, Joy Decker, at 270-369-7512.

  • Senior Citizens music

    The LaRue County Senior Citizens Center in Hodgenville has music beginning at 6:30 p.m. every Saturday. Musicians and singers are welcome. For more information call 270-358-4311 or email Viola Riggs at viola47@windstream.net.

    Daily activities

  • Thought for the week: Worry looks around, Regret looks back, Faith looks forward.

    Out and about in Hodgenville this week: Well, all I can say about all the rain we had on Friday, that should be enough for a while, I couldn’t believe how fast it came down.

    Several church groups from Hodgenville have gone on mission trips this week, First Baptist Church went to the Dominican Republic, and Parkway Baptist went to Louisiana. I think that is so awesome!

  • Theater at Lindsey Wilson College

    TheatreFest! at the V.P. Henry Auditorium at Lindsey Wilson College will feature the play “Dearly Departed” 7 p.m., July 10, 11, 16, 17 and 18. All times are CDT. For information, call 270-590-4803.

    Summer reading opportunities

  • Saturday, July 4, was the annual Bradley/Dixon Family Reunion at the residence of Cliff Bradley in Horse Cave, Ky. Arneva Smith, Rosleen Price and Marty Smith attended the reunion.

    Sunrise Manor Nursing Home greeted their residents with fireworks and a cookout on Saturday.

    Congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Jovan Bell on celebrating their first anniversary on Sunday, July 5.

  • South Fork Baptist

    South Fork Baptist Church Vacation Bible School will be held from 5:30 until 8:30 p.m. through July 9. The church is located at 4915 New Jackson Hwy Hodgenville. Transportation is provided. For more information call 270-325-3626.

    Freedom Way

    Have S’more fun at VBS at Freedom Way. VBS will be held 6 until 9:00 p.m. through July 10. Meal will be provided every night. The church is located at 1190 Tabb Rd., Cecilia, KY. For more information call 270-401-3704.

    South Fork Baptist

  • Art Thomas Event

    Art Thomas, Healing School and Ministry, will be showcased in a 3 day event. The event will be held at 7:00 p.m. on July 10, and 11:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. on July 11 at the Hodgenville Civic Center. The event continues at 11:00 a.m. on July 12 at the Greater Works Church located at 102 North Walters Ave. in Hodgenville. For more information, contact Pastor Jack Stanley at 270-307-3515 or 270-358-8399.

    Mt. Salem Separate Baptist Church

  • Over the years I’ve heard hundreds of stories from people about how they came to faith in Christ, or how God delivered them from something that had them bound or how they were drawn closer to God because of a certain situation.

    More often than not, the circumstances that precede the turning point or the epiphany or the moment of surrender or rescue are dire, tragic and painful. Sometimes the painful situation is what God uses to bring a person from no faith to new faith or running from God to running to him.

  • Arnold Toynbee, the distinguished historian, said, “No major nation has ever been murdered.  They have committed suicide and rotted on the inside.”  I cast my lot with those who believe that our nation is in decline. Our greatest threat is not from without, but within.  We have long been on the path of committing suicide.  Our disobedience to the laws of God seems to be more blatant every year.  If our nation is to remain blessed we must be right before God, live right before men and stand for what is right.

  • Congratulations to Michaela Rock ($500), far left, Sara Duvall ($250), middle, and Benjamin Locke ($250). They are recipients of the 2015 Stanley Hager 4-H Scholarship. Joy Decker, LaRue County 4-H Council president, presented the students with the scholarships.