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Today's News

  • Grimes mentions Hodgenville woman in campaign speech

    Secretary of State Alison Lundergran Grimes – a Democrat who hopes to take Republican Senator Mitch McConnell’s job in November – mentioned a Hodgenville woman in her campaign’s kickoff speech July 31.

    Grimes told a story about Mary Lowe-Jackson, who she said was ignored by McConnell when she tried to visit him in his office.

    Grimes said Jackson had an appointment but was told McConnell did not have time to meet with her.

  • Big crash, no injuries
  • Corrections/Clarifications -August 7, 2013

    Birthday wrong
    Madison “Mac” Mather’s will celebrate his 99th birthday is Dec. 11. The incorrect date was given in last week’s story. We apologize for any inconvenience caused by the error.

    Wrong grade
    “Miss Ann” Flanders taught second-grade at Magnolia Elementary School when she began her career. It was incorrectly stated last week that she taught first-grade. We apologize for any inconvenience caused by the error.

  • Two injured in van vs. ambulance crash

    Two people were injured Sunday afternoon when the van they were riding in was struck by a Taylor County ambulance.

    Dr. Michael Keller, 46, and Jackie Harley (Keller), 48, of Magnolia were transported from the scene to Hardin Memorial Hospital by LaRue County EMS.

    They were treated and released.

  • Two charged with theft of barn lumber

    Two Bonnieville residents have been charged with the theft of lumber from an old barn.

    Constable Tim Ford received a report of damage to two cornfields and lumber being removed from a 150-year-old barn in the Airline Road area. He tracked down a suspect who had once worked on a neighboring farm.

    “I went into Hart County and got close to the residence,” said Ford. “They were in the front yard taking nails out of the boards.”

  • Church Calendar -August 7, 2013

    Marriage Conference
    Parkway Baptist Church, 325 Old Sonora Road, Hodgenville, is hosting a marriage conference simulcast “Sex, Love, and Communication” by Jimmy and Karen Evans on Aug. 9. Doors open at 7 p.m. with simulcast at 8 p.m. It continues 9 a.m. Aug. 10. The cost is $25 per couple. Refreshments will be served.

    Hubbard Cemetery fundraiser

  • Fundraiser -August 7, 2013

    Car and Bike Show at Wesley Meadows
    The Sweet Chariot Car and Bike Show will be hosted by Wesley Meadows United Methodist Church, at 4341 Campbellsville Road, on Aug. 10. Registration is at 10 a.m. There is a $10 entry fee. Trophies will be awarded. There will be a silent auction, door prizes, live music and home cooked concessions. Rain date is Aug. 24. For more information, call Tom Pitt at 270-723-1247 or Bro. Wallace Votaw at 502-322-5075, or visit the church page on Facebook.
     

  • Life is a required course

    In the university of life, some courses are required of us.  Some we may choose, but others are required.

    Life itself is a required course in which we have no say. We did not choose to be born, but now that we are here, we can do nothing about it. We have to live. There is no escaping. You cannot destroy yourself. Life does not end at death. The story of the rich man and Lazarus in Luke 16 proves this. You had a beginning, but there is no ending. You must exist somewhere from now on.

  • BIRTH: the Ragland's welcome Joshua Evan

    Josh and Lauren Ragland of Magnolia are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Joshua Evan Ragland.

    He was born June 12, 2013, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds and 15 ounces and was 21 inches long.

    Grandparents are David and Debbie Ragland of Hodgenville; and Kent and Lynne Simpson of Georgia.

  • BIRTH: the Underwood's welcome Alec Wade

    Shonda and Johnny Underwood, of Columbia, wish to announce the birth of their son, Alec Wade, born July 18, 2013.

    Grandparents are Lynn and Norm Hoffman, Seretta and Jerry Parnell and Jimmy Skaggs.

    Great grandparents are Mary L. Sexton and Stanley Harmon.