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Today's News

  • Where is the fruit?

    A few years ago a television commercial that received a lot of playing time asked the question, “Where’s the beef?” The question in the Gospel of Luke about the barren tree was, “Where’s the fruit?” The owner of the vineyard came looking for three years, but found no fruit.

    The owner in the story represents God. The fig tree could apply to Israel, but there is a personal application where we are the tree. The owner planted, watered, dressed and fertilized the tree. No labor was spared on the tree.

  • School Calendar

    ALL SCHOOLS

    KHIC Wee Time

    Preschool children ages 2-4 and their parents are invited to Wee Time, where preschool children can become familiar with the school they will attend. The event is August 31 from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at the LaRue County Board of Education. The color for the event this week is green. The event is sponsored by the LaRue County Family Resource Center and the United Way. For more information contact Melissa Pearman at 270-358-3506 or Machelle Durham at 270-358-4112.

    HES SBDM

  • Choo-choosing to unhitch from the crazy train

    Just this morning my friend Tara and I were wondering if it’s possible to be addicted to drama.

    She calls it being on the crazy train. She said when the crazy train comes around and she hitches a ride on it she’s firing on all cylinders, she’s in high gear and overdrive, not to mention mixing metaphors.

    She feels alive, she says, yet at the same time she hates it with all her might.

  • More than a barbershop

    A Hodgenville barbershop is more than just a place to get a haircut and a shave, it’s also one of the local sports information hubs in LaRue County.

    TIno’s barbershop is located at 29 Lincoln Square in Hodgenville. Their hours are from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturdays. However, the barber shop closes at 4 p.m. on Fridays during high school football season.

  • Church Calendar - August 26, 2015

    Walnut Hill Baptist Church

    Walnut Hill Baptist Church will host a fish fry starting at 10 a.m., Aug 29, at the American Legion Building in Hodgenville. Fish plate will include 2 sides, dessert and drink, hot dog plate includes potato chips, a drink and dessert. For more information contact Carolyn Carter 270-537-3857.

    Greater Works Chruch

  • More than a barbershop

    A Hodgenville barbershop is more than just a place to get a haircut and a shave, it’s also one of the local sports information hubs in LaRue County.

    TIno’s barbershop is located at 29 Lincoln Square in Hodgenville. Their hours are from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturdays. However, the barber shop closes at 4 p.m. on Fridays during high school football season.

  • Overdose awareness event coming to Hodgenville

    An event for international overdose awareness will be held at 6 p.m. on August 31 in Hodgenville at Creekfront Park at 6 p.m.

    According to event coordinator Vicki Dawley, every year we lose thousands of people from drug overdose. She said some survive but suffer a permanent injury, with devastating impact to their families and friends.

    “Larue County is not immune. You may have seen it, it has happened to people around you,” Dawley said. “Tomorrow, it could happen to someone you love. This is not an invisible issue.”

  • Stitching up a storm with Stormie's Stitches

    Stormie Sidebottom started sewing for friends and family embellishing things such as baby quilts.

    Sidebottom worked at Akebono in Elizabethtown for 18 years, but saw there a demand for embroidered items and decided to branch out and open up her own shop.

    “I officially opened on Lincoln Days weekend two years ago,” Sidebottom said.

    Her shop specializes in the personalization of apparel, linens and purses with embroidery, monogramming, heat pressed designs and appliqués. There are thousands of designs to choose from,

  • Spur of the moment becomes a success

    The last thing Regina McDowell told her husband Gary was “Do not buy it.” when he left to check out an auction of the former Ed’s Stop & Shop. They had been handing out water and orange slices at the Tour de LaRue bicycle ride and Gary said he was just curious about the auction. “Next thing you know I called Regina and told her ‘We have a store!’”

  • 4-H Calendar - August 26, 2015

    4-H Cooking Club

    The LaRue County 4-H Cooking Club will meet at 3:30 to 5 p.m., August 27, at the LaRue County Extension Office.

    4-H Wranglers Horse Club

    The LaRue County 4-H Wranglers Horse Club will meet at 7:00 p.m. September 1 at the LaRue County Extension Office.

    4-H Shooting Sports Club