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Today's Features

  • The Garden Club of Elizabethtown met April 2. About 30 members from Elizabethtown, Radcliff, Rineyville, Glendale and Hodgenville attended. Two new members, Jack Herrmann and Jerry Snyder, were welcomed. Betty Long, M.C. Meserve and Jackie Huffines were the hostesses. 

  • You may have heard the old joke of the elderly man who was told that at his age he should be thinking about the “hereafter.” He replied, “I do all the time.  When I go into a room, I stop and ask myself, what am I “here after”?

    Paul advises us, whatever our age, to “Set your mind on things above, not on earthly things …“(Colossians 3:2-3). Even though we have to live in this world, we must see the next. Jesus said, “Seek first the kingdom of God” (Matthew 6:33).

  • Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park joins parks, programs and partners across the country to encourage people to find their park and share their stories online at FindYourPark.com. 

    Find Your Park is the theme of National Park Week 2015, and a public awareness and education campaign celebrating the milestone centennial anniversary of the National Park Service in 2016 and setting the stage for its second century of service.

  • On Feb. 26 a few members of the New Haven Cub Scout Pack 996 and Boy Scout Troop 996 visited the state Capitol to serve as pages under Sen. Jimmy Higdon, R-Lebanon. They are pictured from left, Mike Ellard, son of Bert and Billie Ellard, of New Hope; James Michael Courtney, son of James and Renee Courney, of Bardstown; the senator; Marcus Clark, son of Stacey and Danna Clark, of New Haven; and Cody Clark, son of Russ and Jessica Clark, of New Haven.

  • Middle school 4-H delegates from across the state recently attended the 10th annual Kentucky 4-H Summit at the Lake Cumberland Leadership Center in Jabez. The conference is held annually for those youth in grades 6-8 who want to learn more about Kentucky 4-H. The program is designed to encourage youth to continue their involvement in 4-H as they transition from middle to high school. 

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    Savings isn’t just about putting money in the bank. It can be accomplished in many ways, all of them helpful to the individual. This list of money saving techniques is broken into three distinct styles of savings: 1) restricting purchases to prioritize need rather than want, 2) reserving money for later, and 3) reducing the cost of needed items bought.

    Identifying your wants versus needs:

    1. Kick a bad habit and put the money you would have spent on that habit into savings.

  •  Rotarian John Skaggs, left, welcomed Cale Tharp from 94.3 the Wolf to Thursday’s Hodgenville club meeting. Cale was the guest speaker. 

  •  Katie McDowell, on behalf of the Hodgenville Rotary Club, presented a $630 check to Amber Lyvers of Feeding America.

  • Fifteen men from South Fork Baptist Church showed their support of their friend, Chris Bixenman, who is battling cancer, by shaving their heads for Easter Sunday. Chris was diagnosed with cancer a year ago and recently received discouraging news from doctors.

    Front from left, Kelly Lawless, Larry Howell, Chris Bixenman, Randy Hines, Ed Lane, Ricky Hines, Tim Elliott; middle, Bryan Durham, Billy Cottrell, Reed Smith, Caleb Phelps, Glenn Phelps; back, JR Cottrell, Brandon McDowell and Aaron Williams.

  • Relay for Life
    LaRue County’s Relay for Life will begin at 1 p.m. May 30 on Lincoln Square. The event ends at 1 a.m. the next day. For more information on forming a team, call Kathy Ross at 270-234-3309.

    Project Graduation 5K Run/Walk