Today's Features

  • By John B. Smith

  • With Candy D. Vincent

    Bisquick Pecan Fingers

    1 cup Bisquick

    1/4 cup soft butter or margarine

    1/4 cup chopped pecans

    1 tablespoon sugar

    1/2 teaspoon almond extract or vanilla

    3 tablespoons boiling water


    Heat oven to 375 degrees F. 

    In mixing bowl blend Bisquick, butter, nuts, sugar and flavoring. Add boiling water; stir vigorously with fork until dough forms a ball and cleans the bowl. 

  • By Bob Wilson


    Do not ask me to remember,

    Do not try to make me understand.

    Let me rest and know you’re with me,

    Kiss my cheek and hold my hand.

    I’m confused beyond belief,

    I am sad and sick and lost.

    Thank you for helping and caring

    For me at great cost.

    Do not lose your patience with me,

    Do not scold or curse or cry.

    I can’t help the way I’m acting,

    I can’t be different though I try.

  • The Garden Club of Elizabethtown had their June meeting on Thursday, June

    4, 2015. Approximately 40 members from Elizabethtown, Radcliff,

    Rineyville, Glendale and Hodgenville attended. New member, Bonnie Stone,

    was welcomed. Beverly Goodman, Ruth Johnson and Rita Robbins were the

    hostesses. Bev Goodman, Co-First Vice-President, introduced this month’s

    program and speaker: “Accessorizing Your Garden” by Jeff Wallitsch from

    Wallitsch Garden Center in Louisville. Wallitsch Garden Center is a

  • Are you aware that illnesses from Salmonella spike in the summer? And that the overwhelming majority of hospitalizations from Salmonellosis occur in children under 5 years of age?

    Recognize the symptoms: abdominal cramps or tenderness, fever and diarrhea. A child might show these symptoms of gastroenteritis in a range from 12 to 72 hours.

  • In June, members of Linwood Baptist Church in Magnolia, celebrated “High Attendance Day”.

    The day started at Sunrise Manor nursing home during the morning worship services, where people focused on music from Brother Tim Shockley and Tess Smith (wife of Tony Smith), followed by the morning sermon from Rev. Jerry Wilkinson. Following the service, several residents, along with friends, family and staff members made the trip to Linwood Baptist for the “High Attendance Day.”

  • In 2013, I was asked to be a part of Leadership Larue County. When the class started they guaranteed us that we would learn something about the town we lived in. I’ll be honest, I thought that was impossible since I was born and raised here. Ironically, I ended up learning many things I never knew, but the thing that stuck with me the most was the sense of civic duty that I felt.

  • The second Juneteenth LaRue County celebration was held Friday, June 19, at the LaRue County Civic Center in Hodgenville. Juneteenth is a national celebration marking the celebration of freedom from slavery, June 19, 1865, the day the slaves of Texas learned they had been freed.

    Hodgenville Mayor Kenny DeVore read a proclamation from Governor Steve Beshear honoring the day by declaring June 19 as National Freedom Day for Kentucky.