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Today's Features

  • The Ushers of First Baptist Hodgenville celebrated its 47th Usher Day on March 26. The afternoon guest was Reverend Jeff Williams and his congregation of Pleasant View Baptist Church of Smiths Groves. The day was a good day with the sun shining and perfect weather.

  • Vanilla wafer cookies

    1/2 cup butter (no substitute) softened

    1 cup of sugar

    1 egg

    1 tbsp vanilla extract

    1 1/3 cups all purpose flour

    1/4 tsp salt

    Cream butter and sugar together, beat in egg and vanilla. Combine dry ingredients together. Add to creamed mixture, mix well. Drop by teaspoon 2 inches apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 350 degrees for 12-15 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Remove to a wire rack to cool.

    Yield: 3 1/2 dozen

  • Everett and Kate Jaggers owned a farm in Magnolia, KY from 1906 to 1954. They had seven daughters – Ollie, Bertha, Virgie, Sallie, Mary, Iva Belle and Pauline. Their descendants had a reunion April 8, 2017 at LaRue Baptist Church.

    Those present were: members of the Ollie Polley Family – Genrose Meers, J.T. Meers, III and Patsy Thomas.

  • Community Calendar

    EVENTS

    CreekFront Park Easter Egg Hunt

    The American Legion in Hodgenville and Freedom’s Way Church will host an Easter Egg Hunt from noon to 2 p.m. at Creekfront Park in Hodgenville on April 15. There will be food, prizes, games and the Easter Bunny will also make a special appearance. Everyone is welcome to attend. For more information call 270-737-9700.

    Daughters of American Revolution

  • Lenten Lunch

    First Baptist Church Hodgenville is hosting the last Lenten Lunch of this year at 12:05 p.m. Thursday, April 13. The lunch is free, and includes a Bible Study and giveaways. Register online at www.fbchodgenville.org or call the church office at 270-358-3193. The church is located at 730 Tonieville Road in Hodgenville.

    Maundy Thursday Services - April 13

    Wesley Meadow United Methodist Church communion service at 7 p.m.

    Magnolia Cumberland Presbyterian Church communion service at 7 p.m.

  • The average American, when asked about Easter, thinks about eggs, candy, bunnies, and decorations. Although there is nothing wrong with such traditions, sometimes we may miss the main point of the celebration. Easter is far more important than we realize. Have you ever thought about what it would be like if Easter Sunday never happened?

    What is the true meaning of Easter? First of all, we must understand the true meaning of Easter. Easter is a celebration of Jesus’ sacrificial death on the cross in order to provide a way of salvation through the forgiving of sin.