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Today's News

  • COLUMN: The day the sun stood still

    One day, the sun stood still (Joshua 10:10-14). There has been no day like that, before it or after it, the first time man commanded the solar system to stand still and it obeyed.

    At another time, God hearkened to Hezekiah and turned the solar system backward 10 degrees.

    God worked a powerful miracle in response to Joshua’s authority in prayer. In fact, Joshua spoke directly to the sun and moon, obviously at God’s command, and the delayed sunset allowed Israel to have revenge upon their enemies.

  • COLUMN: An honest day's work for an honest day's pay

    Many believe the Bible teaches it is wrong to be wealthy. They think "money is the root of all evil."

    But the Bible does not teach that. The Bible says, "the love of money is the root of all evil" (I Timothy 6:10).

    God is not opposed to wealth. When you read the Bible you are aware of many wealthy individuals. In today's way of figuring wealth Abraham would have been a millionaire. Then there is David, Solomon, Job and many other financially well-to-do Bible characters. It is the misuse of and the love of money that causes problems.

  • Sunrise Volunteers must undergo background screen

    Judy Hensley announced to Sunrise Manor’s Volunteers’ Executive Board that the new Sunrise Manor Nursing Home will hold an open house 2-5 p.m. Aug. 28.

    Hensley, speaking to the board as it met at Sunrise Manor Aug. 9, informed the members that she is now the Director of Spirituality. Kathy Cooper is now the Quality of Life Director, Hensley’s former position.

    Cooper also pointed out that new applicants will have to undergo a background check with civil authorities before becoming volunteers.

  • Boil Water Advisory continues

    A boil water advisory has been issued for Lincoln Boulevard, Forest Avenue, Maple, Churchill, Polly, Kirkpatrick, Hill, KC Estates, Strange Road, Tanner, Peak and Old Sonora Road in Hodgenville beginning at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 10.

    Until further notice, boil all water for drinking and cooking, bringing the water to a rolling boil for three minutes before using.

    The advisory continues in effect, city officials said Friday.
    Crews worked until 1 a.m. Thursday to repair a broken water main.
     

  • PHOTO: Hodgenville High School Class of 1954

  • PHOTO: Sonora UMC makes donation to Warm Blessings

  • PHOTO: Bethlehem High School, 50-year reunion

  • Ramseys celebrate 50 years

    Randall “Showboat” and Shirley Ramsey of Sonora celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Aug. 12, 2011, at their residence.

    They were married Aug. 12, 1961, by the Rev. Earl Sanders at his residence.

    They have three children, Lettie Lamkin and Sharon Crewz of Sonora and Samra Larrison of Hodgenville, who were raised at various fast pitch ball parks around the area.

    They have 15 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

    Shirley Ramsey is the daughter of the late Johnny Botts and Birdie Hornback.

  • Sonora women charged with trafficking

    A Sonora woman who received a probated sentence for drug manufacturing and welfare fraud in June has now been charged with trafficking.
    Angel Irene Montgomery, 35, is accused of selling 1/2 gram of methamphetamine to a confidential informant in July in the parking lot of a Magnolia store, according to court documents. She faces an additional charge of possession of controlled substance (methamphetamine).

  • Brewer and Myrks compete in Florida tourny

    Jordan Brewer and Anthony Myrks, starters on Bardstown High School’s 2011 5th Region basketball championship squad, added to their trophy case earlier this week when their AAU team, the BA Hoyas, won the 11th Grade (U17) AAU Classic Division I tournament in Orlando, Fla.