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Today's News

  • May we be filled by the spirit

     The Apostle Paul challenged the church in Ephesus to walk according to the Holy Spirit. This calling challenged believers to live in a manner that was controlled by the Holy Spirit instead of being under the control of the ways and influences of the world. In Ephesians 5:18 the Apostle Paul spoke to this truth when he penned, “And do not get drunk with wine, for that is debauchery, but be filled by the Spirit.” In light of this passage, how can we be faithful in walking by the Spirit?

  • The Christian Story

    The word “Christian” appears three times in the New Testament (Acts 11:26, 26:28 and 1 Peter 4:16).  Some say the word was adopted by the followers of Christ and others say it was invented by their enemies as a term of reproach.  Most feel it was used to describe the followers of Christ because of the way they lived --- like a small Jesus or they showed the love and forgiveness that characterized Jesus.

  • Senior Calendar

    Senior dance

    There will be a senior dance from 7 to 10 p.m. on Saturday, April 14 at the Hardin County Fair Squares Facility on Hodgenville Road near Elizabethtown. The Prime Time Band will be providing the music. Everyone is welcome to attend and the cost will be $5 per person. For more information call Jim Walters at 270-737-5655 or 270-766-4437.

    Daily Activities

  • Sunrise manor volunteers

    Sunrise Manor would like to announce a revival beginning at 7 p.m. nightly April 17 – 19 at Sunrise Manor Nursing Home.

    Preaching on April 17 is Brother Richard Binkley. Preaching on April 18 is Brother David Miller. Preaching on April 19 is Brother Matthew Tucker.

    There will be special music each evening. Everyone is welcome to join! 

  • 48th Usher Day

    Sunday, March 25, was a cool day, but regardless of the weather condition, the day was a full day at First Baptist as the Ushers celebrated their 48th Usher Day. The afternoon guest was the return of Reverend Jeff Williams and his congregation of Pleasant View Baptist Church in Smith Groves, Kentucky.

  • Fundraising Calendar

     Shoe collection

       A shoe collection is taking place at the First Baptist Church to raise funds for a medical service dog for Xander Helm. Each pair of shoes collected will equal $10 in the fundraiser. The shoes will be cleaned, repaired, repurposed and used around the world. The collection totes are located in the front and back foyers of the church located at 730 Tonieville Road in Hodgenville. For more information call 270-358-3193.

    Charity Truck and Tractor Pull

  • LaRue county public library diy project
  • Budget Reflects House Priorities: Education, Pensions, Public Safety

    By: Brandon Reed

    After House concurrence of a compromise two-year spending plan, we have sent the Governor a budget that fully funds Kentucky’s pension systems, boosts education funding, and prioritizes public safety. We also modernized Kentucky’s outdated, uncompetitive tax code for the first time in years, broadening the base while lowering the income tax for all working Kentuckians to 5 percent.

  • First reading heard for mayor, council raises

     The Hodgenville City Council heard the first readings of ordinances that will raise the salary for the mayor and council members.

    The ordinances were heard during their monthly meeting on Monday, April 9 and both ordinances state that the council and mayor salaries have not been increased in several years. Hodgenville Mayor Kenny DeVore said the council and mayor have not always taken the recommended Department of Local Government cost of living adjustment in the past years as well.

  • Hodgenville News - April 11, 2018

    Thought for the week: One. One tree can start a forest, one smile can lift a soul, one word can frame the goal, one candle can wipe out darkness, one laugh can conquer gloom, one hope can raise your spirits and one life can make the difference; be that one today.

    Happy 88th birthday wishes to my sweet momma, Cathy LaFollette, who will celebrate her birthday on the 13th. She loves receiving birthday cards in the mail. Send them to 131 Underwood Ave, Hodgenville KY 42748.

    Welcome to David Raleigh as new LaRue County Schools Superintendent.