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Today's Features

  • Thought for the week: Today will never come again. Be a blessing. Be a friend. Encourage someone. Take time to care. Let your words heal and not wound.

    Birthday wishes go out to my good friend Mattie Cundiff of Taylorsville on June 22. I really enjoyed the article on Eugene and Edwina Hutcherson and all the quilts they have made.

  • President Teddy Roosevelt, defender of the great outdoors, will visit central Kentucky on July 4th, 2016, in honor of the Centennial of the National Park Service.  Living history presenter Joe Wiegand will make presentations at Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park, Hodgenville, and the Historic State Theater in Elizabethtown. 

  • Iris LaRue, Director of The Lincoln Museum, presented one of the Edward and Thelma Ford Scholarships for 2016 to LCHS Salutatorian Nichole Thomas who will attend the University of Kentucky.

  • The National FFA Organization awarded a $1000 Fastline Publications scholarship to Hunter Thomas, of the LaRue County High School FFA. The scholarship is sponsored by Fastline Publications as a special project of the National FFA Foundation. Thomas plans to use the funds to pursue a degree at Western Kentucky University.

    This scholarship is one of 1,820 awarded through the National FFA Organization’s scholarship program this year. Currently 116 sponsors contribute more than $2.6 million to support scholarships for students.

  • Gene and Elisabeth Grimes were married at Mt. Tabor Baptist Church in Buffalo, KY on June 24, 1966. The couple has two children, Rhonda (Robert) Cundiff of Hodgenville, and Chris (Laura) Grimes of Buffalo. They are grandparents to Noah and Rachel Cundiff and Aeryn and Aydan Grimes. They have two bonus grandchildren, Chris and Chelsey Lee. A celebration will be held from 1-4 p.m. Sunday, June 26, at Mt. Tabor Baptist Church Christian Life Center in Buffalo, KY. Family and friends are welcome.

  • Reese’s Cup

    Cheesecake bars

    Crust:

    1.5 c. Graham Cracker Crumbs

    1 stick butter, melted

    1/2 c. sugars

    Mix well, line in an 9x9 pan with foil, press mixture into bottom, bake 350° for 10 minutes, cool some before adding additional ingredients.

    Filling:

    8 oz. Cream cheese

    1/2 c. sugar

    1/4 c. peanut butter

    1 egg

    Blend thoroughly, set aside

    Ganache:

    1/2 c. heavy cream

    6 oz. peanut butter chips

  • 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 Charles 270-358-4311 or email Viola Riggs at viola47@windstream.net.

    Daily activities

  • FREE Clothing Giveaway

    A free clothing giveaway will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 18 inside the American Legion building in Hodgenville. For more information contact Santa’s Helpers or Ann “Snookie” Morrison at 270-234-3313.

    Lincoln Trail Area Development District Board meeting

    The Lincoln Trail Area Development District Board of Directors will meet at the Lincoln Trail ADD office in Elizabethtown on Wednesday, June 15 at 1:30 p.m.

    American Legion Post 87

  • Gospel of Grace Baptist Church VBS

    Gospel of Grace Baptist Church will be having a Barnyard Roundup VBS from 6:00-8:30 p.m. through June 17.  A lot of food, fun and worship!  For more info or to arrange transportation please call 270-300-5450.

    Ovesen Heights Baptist Church VBS

    Summer Blast Family Blitz Vacation Bible School will be held at Ovesen Heights Baptist Church from 6:30-8:30 p.m. through June 16 for ages PreK through 6th grade. Transportation provided. Call 270-358-8041 for more information.

    Parkway Baptist Church VBS