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Today's Features

  • New Haven School Yard Sale Fundraiser

    The New Haven School PTO will be hosting a Yard Sale Fundraiser from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on June 4 at Jay Rust Body Shop 117 W. Main Street in New Haven.

    Relay for Life Parkway Peeps

    Parkway Peeps- tee shirt sale $15 each. Check out their Facebook page for an image of the shirt or contact Mary Jane Stillwell at 270-765-8761 or Rita Thompson at 270-505-0380. The team will also have a Live Cake Auction at 5:00 on June 4 during Relay for Life.

    Mission of Hope

  • LaRue County Public Library

    The LaRue County Public Library will have an Adult Art Class Thursday, May 26 at 5 p.m. There is a sample at the Library of a country scene that will be painted. Space is limited. Please call 270-358-3851 to register.

    Day out with Thomas

  • First Baptist Church in Hodgenville will be hosting a men’s cake bake and cake auction at 5 p.m. on Sunday, May 29 at the church.

  • Walnut Hill Baptist Church

    Walnut Hill Baptist Church will be having a car wash at the LaRue County Farm Bureau office on N. Lincoln Blvd in Hodgenville at 10 a.m. on May 28, weather permitting. If not, a later date will be rescheduled.

    Pikeview Baptist Homecoming

    Pikeview Baptist will have their homecoming at 10 a.m. May 29 at Pike View Baptist Church located at 2923 Aetna Furnace Hwy in Magnolia. There will be no Sunday school. Dinner will follow. For more information contact Louise Pottinger at 270-735-5210

  • By Jonathan Carl

    Guest Columnist

    Have you ever noticed how much you think about yourself? Everyone does it. You don’t have to try to. It just happens. Why?

    Have you ever noticed how natural it is to compare yourself with others? To look down on others in order to think better of yourself? Why does that happen so easily and so often?

    Have you ever noticed how easy it can be to go through a day with little thought, time, and attention devoted to God through His Word and prayer? Why are we so oblivious to God and self-focused?

  • Carolyn Smith here, George’s wife.  I asked permission of the editor to allow me to pre-empt my husband’s column this week in order to tell his readers that May 20 was the 60th anniversary of his ordination to the Gospel ministry.  

    We are so thankful that God has used him all these years and continues to do so, as he still pastors a church and continues to write this devotional column for three newspapers.

  • For the second year, a passel of plastic purple pigs and their sponsors raised $2,144.06 toward the LaRue County Relay for Life goal of $50,000. Each pig, adopted by a family had its own story, but the fundraising contest by the Living Strong team generated many Facebooks posts, adventures, and followings for the four contest areas- Big Bucks, Hefty Hog, Most Traveled, and Best Dressed Pig.

  • The LaRue County Library will be kicking off the summer with their annual Teddy Bear’s Picnic at Lincoln Farm at 11 a.m. on May 31. Library staff will be conducting summer reading sign ups and the event will also include a magical performance by Dinky Gowen. Those interested are asked to bring a sack lunch and favorite stuffed friend. If you want to participate in summer reading, but are unable to attend the picnic, stop by the library during regular hours until June 7 to sign up.