Today's Features

  • Thought for the week: In the midst of your struggles and in season of pain; never lose your hope, never lose your joy, never lose your faith, but most of all never lose your praise.

    Welcome back the cold temperatures and snow flurries. I’m not happy with it.

  • Rex Thompson was admitted to Hardin Memorial last week. Kristi Breckenridge continues to improve slowly. B.K. Smith has been awarded a scholarship to Eastern Kentucky University. Hats off to you!

    This Saturday will be Missionary Meeting at First Baptist.

    This Sunday will be Communion Sunday at Lane Lincoln and First Baptist.

    Thought for Today: “Never say die, never be discouraged in life and never give up on your faith or hope. Just keep pressing on or forward for there is light at the end of the tunnel.” Written by Emeasoba George.

  • Baptist Men’s Day

    Steadfast Baptist Church,170 Strange Road, will host “Baptist Men’s Day” on Sunday, January 29. There will be a Men’s Fellowship prayer breakfast at 8 a.m. and Brother Gerald Murphy, Director of Missions for the Severns Valley Association of Baptist, will be the guest speaker at the 11 a.m. service. We invite men of all ages to come and join us. Call 270-358-6218 for more information.

    LaRue County Church of Christ Food pantry

  • By Paul Richey
    Guest Columnist

    Over the past several months the nation has prepared itself for the transfer of power between presidents in Washington. This time has been characterized by protest, opposing rhetoric, and various types of conflict. As the new president was sworn in this past week, we still witnessed a nation that is divided and a nation that is at odds with what they hold and think about our new president. In fact, there are probably varying views just in the individuals reading this article.

  • The good Lord never meant for any life to be bored! A famous doctor once said, “After all, the most deadly of human diseases is one which we cannot touch with a knife or save people from with drugs. There is more wretchedness, more torment driving people to folly, to what you parsons call sin, due to boredom, than to anything else.”


    1 cup butter

    1/2 cup brown sugar, packed

    1 tsp vanilla extract

    3 cups rolled oats

    1/2 tsp ground cinnamon

    1/4 tsp kosher salt

    1 cup dark chocolate chips

    3/4 cup chunky peanut butter

    Line 8x8 pan with parchment paper.

  • Not much happening this week. I have enjoyed the couple of days we had sunshine for sure.

    Thinking of you wishes go out to Tee Jenkins, Amanda Osborne, my uncle Harlis and Aunt Bessie LaFollette, Clifford Perkins, Theresa Hatcher, Janice Hatcher, Helen Duncan and Betty Ritchie.

    Sympathy wishes go out to families and friends of Charles “Red” Hazle, Faye DeSpain Marcum, Leona Graham, Virginia West, Phyllis Milford, Margaret Frazier, Carol Fowler, Shirley Lathery, Carol DeYoung and James DeWitt.

  • Judy Chestnut returned home from Sunrise Manor last Friday. Rosleen Price and Mary E. Smith were at church this past Sunday morning at First Baptist.

    This Sunday, Lane Lincoln will fellowship with First Baptist. The Hodgenville Brotherhood will provide the music and Pastor, Reverend Aaron Moss, Sr. will provide the morning sermon.

    Saturday, February 4 will be Missionary Meeting at First Baptist.

  • Jackie Standiford has been selected as the January Employee of the Month for Nationwide Uniform. Jackie has been employed with Nationwide since April of 2011 and is currently under the supervision of Jo Ann Pearman in the trouser department.

    Jackie will receive a special award for her dedication and service.