Today's News

  • Fundraisers - July 15, 2015

    Benefit for Timothy Brown

    The family of Timothy Brown is hosting a benefit from 6-8 p.m. Saturday, July 25 at Arrowhead Archery and BBQ on Lee Oak Drive in Hodgenville. The benefit is to assist in medical expenses for Timothy Brown, as he is experiencing stage four cirrhosis of the liver, due to build up from fatty tissue and required medication usage. He is a LaRue County native and retired from the LaRue County Road Department in 2010. For more information, call Priscilla Brown at 270-358-3445 or 270-234-4530.

  • Community News July 15, 2015

    This Sunday will be the Church Anniversary & Annual Homecoming at Pleasant Run Baptist Church in Campbellsville. The afternoon guest will be Reverend John C. Lee and his congregation from Bowling Green.

    The Community Fellowship Picnic was a success as a few of the residents from Sunrise Manor attended the picnic. They really enjoyed themselves and we were very glad to have them. Congratulations to Brian and Sharon Smith on celebrating their 23rd anniversary last Saturday. Yvette Best was admitted to the emergency room and returned home recently.

  • Senior Calendar- July 15, 2015


    Dance at LaRue County Senior Center, 7-10 p.m. July 17. At the Senior Center on Walters and Water Street in Hodgenville featuring Prime Time Band. Admission $4.00 per person. For more information, contact Jim Walters 270-737 or cell 270-766-4437

    Senior Citizens music

    The LaRue County Senior Citizens Center, 112 N. Walters Ave., Hodgenville, has music beginning at 6:30 p.m. every Saturday. Musicians and singers are welcome. For more information, call 270-358-4311 or email Viola Riggs at viola47@windstream.net.

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  • Plan for your retirement savings

    Working hard, paying bills and putting money aside for your needs and wants in the “now” are so often automatic in our day-to-day lives. However, you also need to think about your future retirement plans. According to the 2015 Retirement Confidence Survey from the Employee Benefit Research Institute, nearly one-third of workers have almost no retirement savings or investments (under $1,000) and a staggering 57% are underprepared with less than $25,000 for retirement.

  • Engagement - July 15, 2015

    Julie Beliles and Kurt Hencye, together with their families, are pleased to announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    Julie is the daughter of Beverly Hagan of Hodgenville and John and Dorma Hagan of Myrtle Beach, SC. She is also granddaughter of Juanita Shelton of Hodgenville. Kurt is the son of Garnet Hencye of Magnolia and the late Fred Hencye.

    The outdoor wedding and reception will be 3 p.m., August 1, at Magnolia Mall in Magnolia. All friends and family are invited to attend.

  • Anniversary - July 15, 2015

    Cleo and Martha Owens were married, June 9, 1950, at Weaverly Memorial Baptist Church in Louisville, by Rev. J.C. Raikes.

    They will celebrate their 65 years of marriage with a reception from 2 to 4 p.m., July 25, at the Magnolia Baptist Church fellowship hall.

    The Owens children and their families will host the reception. They are Brenda Berger of Elizabethtown, Shirley and Jim Caudill of Campellsville, Charles and Melvina Owen of Cumberland Furnace, Tennesee, five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. No gifts requested.

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  • Birth Announcement - July 15, 2015

    Caleb and Leanne Ragland, of Magnolia, announce the birth of a son, Carter Ward Ragland, born at 9:08 p.m., May 22, 2015, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. He weighed 8 lbs, 14 oz and was 22 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Tommy and Susan McDaniel of Chipley Florida.

    Paternal grandparents are David and Debbie Ragland of Hodgenville.

    Maternal great-grandparents are Willie and Lona Morgan.

    Paternal great-grandparents are Howard and Tickle Ragland.

    Carter was welcomed home by brothers, Charlie, 5, and Cory, 3.

  • Nolin RECC sponsers WWII Honor Flight

    Nolin RECC and Kentucky’s Touchstone Energy Cooperatives have once again joined with the Bluegrass Chapter of the Honor Flight Network to sponsor an Honor Flight from the Lexington airport on September 26 for veterans from Kentucky who served during World War II.

    The veterans will visit the World War II Memorial, the Iwo Jima Monument and the Korean War Veterans Memorial before returning to Lexington that evening. While in Washington, the veterans will be transported around the city on chartered buses.

  • Waldo hunt continues

    The “Find Waldo” scavenger hunt continues through July as a nationwide “shop local” promotion. Lincoln’s Loft Bookstore on the public square in Hodgenville is leading the hunt for a cutout of Waldo, the character from the popular children’s book series, “Where’s Waldo?”