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Today's Features

  • Pat Laha Greer of Hodgenville celebrated her 90th birthday with friends and family on Sunday, March 8.

    She was born March 7, 1925, in Henry County, Illinois.

    She and her husband, Austin, who is deceased, had four children: Steve, Barry, Mark and Donna.

  •  A Hodgenville woman, known for a lifetime of service to others, celebrated her 90th birthday Saturday.

    Patricia Laha Greer has been a caregiver for several family members – and at Sunrise Manor Nursing Home for 18 years. She is the surviving child of William Miles and Sallie Laha, the founder of Laha’s Red Castle.

    “Pat” was born in Henry County, Illinois, in 1925. She had seven brothers – one of whom died in infancy.

  •  Dinky Gowen, Master of Illusion, will perform a magic and variety show March 14 as a fundraiser for the Hodgenville Lions Club.

    All money raised stays in the local community and benefits the Lions’ eyeglass program which provides eye care, glasses and treatments to local residents.

    The show will be held in the LaRue County High School auditorium. It begins at 7 p.m.

    Gowen has been performing his kid-friendly magic act – with ventriloquism, comedy and sleight-of-hand – around the country for more than 30 years. 

  •  Coffman Family to sing at Union Band

    The Coffman Family of Danville will sing 11 a.m. March 15 at Union Band Baptist Church outside Howardstown. Lunch will be served after the service.

     

    Faithful Citizenship luncheon

  •  Boyhood Home closed

    The Boyhood Home Unit at Knob Creek, part of the Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park is now closed due to construction. For more information, visit www.nps.gov/abli.

     

    FREE CLASS: How to keep my computer clean

    The LaRue County Public Library, 201 S. Lincoln Blvd., Hodgenville, will hold a free basic computer maintenance class, “How to keep my computer clean,” at 5:30 p.m. March 12. For more information, call 270-358-3851.

     

  •  Relay for Life 

    LaRue County’s Relay for Life will begin at 1 p.m. May 30 on Lincoln Square. The event ends at 1 a.m. the next day. For more information on forming a team, call Kathy Ross at 270-234-3309.

     

    RELAY FOR LIFE: Adopt-A-Pig

    Living Strong’s Adopt-A-Pig Project is going on through April 25. Adopt a plastic pig and enter a variety of contests to support Relay. For more information, call Kathy Ross at 270-234-3309.

     

  • Jack Nance III and Beth Burris were married Feb. 14, 2015, at the LaRue County Senior Center in Hodgenville, surrounded by close friends and family.

    The bride is the daughter of Shelly Ogden of Radcliff and Tim McCorkle of Munfordville. She is a driver for CK Cats in Hodgenville.

    The groom is the son of Regina Nance of Elizabethtown and Jack Nance II of Ohio. He is a maintenance tech at Konsei in Hodgenville.

    The couple honeymooned in Louisville due to a snowstorm that was on the way.

  • Worry and stress. Aren't we all acquainted with those emotions? That is the bad news, but the good news is that we can handle them.

    It may surprise you to know that the Bible, which is filled with the creation of the universe, Heaven and Hell, the death and resurrection of Jesus, also speaks of a human emotion - worry.

    Jesus said in Matthew 6:31, "Do not worry, saying, 'What shall we eat?' or 'What shall we drink?' or 'What shall we wear?'"

  • LOUISVILLE – Southern Baptist churches in Kentucky baptized more than 14,000 people last year, a turning point for the state’s largest religious organization that had been in a gradual decline for the past decade.

    The state’s 2,400 churches also reported an overall increase in membership, another sign that 2014 may have been a watershed year for the 750,000-member Kentucky Baptist Convention.

  • Master Sergeant Steven D. Best distinguished himself as First Sergeant, Logistics Squadron, 123d Mission Support Squadron, Kentucky Air National Guard, Kentucky, in 2014.

    He was named the 123 Air Wing First Sergeant of the Year.

    Sgt. Best assisted the squadron commander and chiefs with highly valued input on management in regards to assigned personnel.

    Best is a 1989 graduate of LaRue County High School and currently resides in Jamestown.