Today's Features

  • Worry is common to all people at one time or another.  Henry Ward Beecher said, “It is not work that kills men, it is worry. Work is healthy, you can hardly put more upon a man than he can bear. Worry is rust upon the blade. It is not the revolution that destroys the machinery, but the friction.”

  • Hodgenville Church of Christ

    The Hodgenville Church of Christ is having a Gospel Meeting beginning September 13 through 18. September 13 meeting will be 6 p.m. and the starting time on all other nights will be at 7:30 p.m. Come and bring your Bible. For more information contact Don Brady 270-358-4352.

    Union Christian Church

  • Masonic Lodge breakfast

    A Breakfast will be held at the B.R. Young Masonic Lodge #132 on the square in Hodgenville from 8 to 10 a.m., September 5.  Cost is $5 for the breakfast and all proceeds goes toward the building fund.

    Benefit for Living Waters Guatemala Project

  • Senior Citizens music

    The LaRue County Senior Citizens Center in Hodgenville has music beginning at 6:30 p.m. every Saturday. Musicians and singers are welcome. For more information call 270-358-4311 or email Viola Riggs at viola47@windstream.net.

    Daily activities

  • The old Sunrise Manor opened in 1967 and, almost immediately, people from the community wanted to be involved in helping. Residents have a better quality of life. Sons and daughters, brothers and sisters at first, then people that just wanted to help those less fortunate than themselves.

    Some of these volunteers became residents themselves. I know two past volunteers who are currently residents now. You just never know in life when you may need help.

  • Thought for the week:  One of the simplest ways to stay happy is letting go of the things that make you sad.

    Out and About in Hodgenville: On August 24, my cousin Rosetta LaFollette and I worked the booth of LaRue County Chamber of Commerce at the Kentucky State Fair. I love doing that, met some interesting people, which happen to be kin to me or kin to the person that was just at the booth, and mostly from New Haven, what a small world.

  • Nutty Apple Bars

    2/3 cup sugar

    2 egg whites

    1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

    1/2 cup all-purpose flour

    1 teaspoon baking powder

    2 cups chopped apples, like Granny Smith

    1/4 cup chopped pecans 

    Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Coat a 8-inch square baking pan with cooking spray. 

    In a large bowl, whisk the egg whites, sugar, and vanilla for 1-1/2 minutes or until frothy. Whisk in flour and baking powder until blended. Fold in apples and pecans. Pour into prepared pan. 

  • County Quilt Club-

    The County Quilt Club will meet monthly at the Extension Office at 807 Old Elizabethtown Road in Hodgenville on the 2nd Wednesdays of each month from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Bring a project to work on or any recent quilt work to show and share. During the next meeting on September 9, Myra Vance will be demonstrating a twisting pinwheel design. The free event is open to everyone.

    LaRue County Adult and Community Education

  • Alice Lee Thomas was admitted to Hardin Memorial Hospital and released last week. She’s doing fairly well at home. Thursday, September 3 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. will be a Pulled Pork Barbecue lunch at Lane Lincoln CME Church. Menu consists of pulled pork sandwich, baked beans, chips, pickle dessert and bottled water. For more information contact Kaye Curle at 270-766-8815 or 270-358-8138 to pre-order. Anyone interested in the Homecoming DVD morning services contact Kathy Turner.

  • The Friends of the Library donated Spanish for Kids: The Complete Collection - DVDs to the library in memory of Annetta Rafferty. Annetta was a member of the Friends of the Library. In photo, Youth Service Librarian Crystal Packard is shown giving the DVD to children involved in the library’s homeschool program.