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Today's Features

  • Thought for the week: There is always, always, always something to be thankful for!

    Saturday night I went to the Sawyer Brown concert with cousins Rosetta LaFollette and Debbie Williams, Aunt Aggie Newton and Mildred Masterson in Renfro Valley, we loved it. It was my first time to see Sawyer Brown. I took advantage of the car wash that Relay for life team, Viers Crew, had on Saturday morning. I so hate that job and they did an awesome job.

  • Rosleen Price was admitted to Hardin Memorial Hospital on Sunday April17. She remains a patient, but she is improving. Her room number is 3011 (the new addition). Carlos Cox is also in Hardin Memorial Hospital and Carrie Arnette had outpatient surgery on Monday, April 25 at Jewish St. Mary’s Hospital in Louisville. Maxine Thornton is home from the hospital and rehab. She’s improving and doing well. Happy 46th anniversary to Bobby and Carolyn Cox whose anniversary was on Sunday. They received applause from the congregation.

  • Buffalo Fire and Rescue

    The Buffalo Fire and Rescue have a free 8x10 professional color family portrait for a donation of $25 or more. A representative from Parish Promotions will go door to door in the coverage area with an I.D. to collect and give out receipts. Buffalo Fire and Rescue is asking for $25 or more to help with purchasing turnout gear.

    Relay for Life – Mission of Hope

    Mission of Hope will be selling tee shirts for $15 as advertised on LaRue County Relay for Life Facebook page. Contact Beth Williams at 1missionofhope@gmail.com

  • Lincoln Trail Board Meeting

    The Lincoln Trail Area Development District Board of Directors will meet at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, April 27 at the River of Life Church in Springfield.

    American Legion 87

    The American Legion Post 87 will have a dinner to honor veterans in appreciation for their service on Saturday April 30 from 5 to 7 p.m.

    The American Legion post 87 in Hodgenville is looking for vendors to set up at the Saturday Flea Market beginning on May 7. Set up fee is $25. For more information call 270-723 1533.

  • As for me and my house we are planning a trip to our state capitol May 4 for a noon-time prayer service of Kentuckians led by Franklin Graham for spiritual renewal in our nation.  Mr. Graham is holding prayer services in each of our 50 state capitals.  It would be wonderful to have thousands at the gathering on May 4.  This will be the day before the National Day of Prayer services held locally and through out the United States.

  • “Bless your heart.” “God bless you.” “May the Lord bless you.” “I am blessed.”

    Have you ever thought about the word “bless”? It really isn’t a common, everyday sort of word. It is a churchy/Bible word. Even though we may use it a lot, primarily among allergy-afflicted sneezers, I am not sure we could easily define the word we are using.

  • Camp meeting at New Freedom Baptist Church

    New Freedom Baptist Church will be holding Camp meeting services at 9:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. through April 29. Camp meeting will end after Friday morning service. Featured preachers are Bro. Ronnie Jones, Bro. Billy Mitchell and Bro. Terry Pace. Two homecoming style meals will be served daily. For more info contact Bro. Jerry Bird 270-358-5921.

    Old Mount Sherman Cemetery accepting donations

  • Recently, I was reading the story Jesus told in Luke 10 about the Good Samaritan.  Back in the 1950s, Dr. C. Roy Angell, who pastored Central Baptist Church in Miami was the inspirational speaker one summer at Ridgecrest Baptist Assembly in North Carolina.  I purchased one of his books that had a chapter dealing with this scripture.  Dr. Angell was a master storyteller.  He said the story of the Good Samaritan illustrated three philosophies or ways of life.

  • Old Mount Sherman Cemetery accepting donations

    Old Mount Sherman Cemetery is accepting donations for upkeep. Mail checks to Dale Warren, 3624 Sand Ridge Road, Magnolia, KY 42757 or call 270-528-4142.

    Pleasant Ridge Separate Baptist Church revival

    A revival will be held at Pleasant Ridge Separate Baptist Church at 7 p.m. on April 24. Evangelist is Rev. Randy Brown. Every one is welcome to attend.

    Otter Creek Separate Baptist Church revival

  • DNA testing has been used in our country to determine guilt or innocence in criminal cases, recognize the father of a child, discover family origins, and diagnose certain disorders or diseases just to name a few areas of use. Likewise, when we take a moment to test our spiritual DNA, we are able to truly examine our relationship with Christ.