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Today's News

  • Shirley’s Fabrics is sewing miracles

    Shirley Jones has been sewing for herself since she was a teenager. She has been sewing for other people for more than 30 years.

    Shirley’s Fabrics in Hodgenville has been open for eight years. Before that, Jones did sewing in the back of her husband’s barbershop, Jones Barber Shop. When her husband died, she decided to continue working at the shop and expand to fill the barber shop space.

    Jones said others encouraged her to open the shop: “ ‘We can’t buy a spool of thread in Hodgenville’ they said. So I kept the shop.”

  • Community News July 29, 2015

    Saturday afternoon at Sunrise Manor, the Rev. George Nelson and Pleasant Run Baptist Church was the guest.

    Everyone really enjoyed the songs of praise and the inspiring words from the Rev. Nelson. The Rev. James Barleston, retired, visited First Baptist Church on Sunday with his wife and daughter. He recently retired as pastor of Maple Street Baptist Church, Somerset, and is former moderator of the South District and Auxiliaries.

  • Laundry-detergent packets pose poison threat to young, old

    Although single-load laundry detergent packets have been on the market since 2012, children and even some senior citizens continue to be exposed to and poisoned by them.

    Poison centers have received so many calls that the American Association of Poison Control Centers continues to warn about them, even after issuing its first warning three years ago.

  • Floral and gift shop thrives on Golden Rule

    Nancy Polley Alexander credits the Golden Rule as the major reason her Hodgenville isbusiness, Nancy’s Gifts and Flowers, growing in both customers and space.

    “I treat them like I want to be treated and, as a result, I have a lot of return customers,” said Alexander, who moved into her current downtown site on Lincoln Boulevard in March.

    “I’ve got more room in my workroom now than I had in my whole shop before, and it’s all because of the support local people have given me,” she said.

  • Visiting young Abe
  • Bullfrogs and Butterflies
  • VBS Calendar - July 29, 2015

    Three Forks Bacon Creek

    Celebrate “Back to School” Bible school at Three Forks Bacon Creek Baptist Church at 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. CT, Aug. 1. Theme will be Changing Seasons - Never Changing God. Refreshments will be served. For more information or transportation call 270-531-2862.

    Harvestland Community

  • Church Calendar July 29, 2015

    Walnut Hill Baptist Church of Upton Gospel Singing

    The Usher Board of Walnut Hill Baptist Church of Upton will be having a Gospel Singing at 5 p.m., Aug. 1. Guest musicians will be Marvin King and the Gospel Keynotes.

    Concert at Wesley Meadows United Methodist Church

    The Green River Grass band will be in concert at the Wesley Meadows United Methodist Church at the 11 a.m. worship service on Aug. 2. For more information contact Bro. Cory Murashige 270-325-3740 or 808-269-9096.

    Homecoming at Union Separate Baptist Church

  • Lost in LaRue - July 29, 2015
  • Answers to those questions gargoyles ask

    By Nancy Kennedy

    The other day I got a letter from a Mark Gould of Southampton, New Jersey.

    He had just finished reading my book “Prayers God Always Answers” and he had some questions for me. He said, “I do like to question authors, more kindly now than in the past. Once a gargoyle, not always one.”