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Today's News

  • Sheriff's office investigates thefts

    The LaRue County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a pair of thefts that occurred last week.
    Chief Deputy Russell McCoy said a lawnmower and trailer were taken from a residence on Talley-Oak Hill Road. This makes the second zero-turn mower taken in as many weeks.
    Sometime over the weekend, a white enclosed trailer was taken from the lot at Cumberland Products. McCoy said workers saw it at 10 a.m. Saturday and noticed it was missing Monday morning.
    The trailer is valued at about $13,000.

  • Community Calendar

    Lincoln Trail Board of Directors meet
    The Lincoln Trail Area Development District Board of Directors will meet 1:30 p.m. May 15 at the Lincoln Trail ADD office in Elizabethtown. Hal B. Goode from the Kentucky Association of Economic Development will speak.

    Free Seminar: Smart Start – Business Basics

  • Affordable Care Act creates concerns for small businesses

    Hidden taxes, additional costs and a lot of uncertainty face small employers as they begin dealing with the fallout of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
    PPACA, commonly called Obamacare or the Affordable Care Act, was signed into law by President Barack Obama in 2010. It’s a complex statute that many are struggling to understand.
    Recently, Bob Sims, community and economic development director, hosted a program that attempted to explain PPACA.  

  • FFA Forever
  • Church Calendar - May 15

    Student ministry program begins at Locust Grove
       Locust Grove Baptist Church, 1817 Red Mill Road, Elizabethtown, will offer The Core – Student Ministry at 7 p.m. Wednesdays beginning May 15 for grades 1-12 with Bible study, activities and refreshments. For more information, call 270-234-1351.

    Revival at Family Worship Center
    Family Worship Center, Hodgenville, will hold a revival 7 p.m. May 15-17 with Rev. Ricco Floyd.
     
    Bible school kickoff at Locust Grove

  • Sickness and sin began with Adam and Eve

    Physical illness and death are a result of the Fall, when Adam and Eve sinned in the Garden of Eden (Genesis 3).
    Throughout the Old and New Testaments, individuals prayed for healing. The gospels record 41 distinct healings as well as others that are mentioned generally. God at times healed directly, sometimes through a prophet, an apostle, or an ordinary believer (Acts 8:58).

  • ENGAGEMENT: Stephanie Lorene Wilhoit and Craig Williamson Jr.

    Stephanie Lorene Wilhoit and Craig Williamson Jr., both of Campbellsville, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    The bride to be is a homemaker and 2012 graduate of Taylor County High School. She is the daughter of Doug and Connie Wilhoit and granddaughter of Odell and Sue Warren of Mount Sherman, Mary Rose Murphy of Campbellsville and Darrison Bowling of Buffalo.

    The prospective groom is a kitchen aid at Golden Living Nursing Home. He is the son of George and Maria Prebee.

  • Weather is hot, humid, crazy

    Crazy weather seems to be the normal description for Kentucky’s weather patterns … simply because there really isn’t one.
    Unlike more temperate climates, which are used to bearing with rain for days on end, or more tropical or desert climates that are used to dry seasons, Kentucky is a combination – an odd and unpredictable one.
    Of course we do not have to deal with hurricane force winds, earthquakes and surprisingly enough – not a whole lot of tornados.

  • Ready to survive cancer

    Never in my wildest imagination would I have thought I would be diagnosed with cancer.
    How could this happen to me?
    As a woman, being told I had rectal cancer was very embarrassing, and let’s face it, none of us like to talk about that part of our bodies. Suddenly, reality set in and I felt as though that I had been punched in the stomach, and I was forced to confront my situation head on.

  • Chamber presents four community awards

    The LaRue County Chamber of Commerce recognized several community leaders May 9 at its annual dinner at First Baptist Church of Hodgenville.
    Outstanding Citizen
     Donnie Propes was named the 2013 Outstanding Citizen of the Year and received a standing ovation from the packed room.