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Today's News

  • Jail log - August 9, 2017

    Bookings at the LaRue County Detention Center from Friday, July 28 to Friday, August 4

     Abigail Brooke Warren, 21, of Hodgenville, probation violation, she was released from LCDC.

    Alena Thurman, 38, of Jamestown, careless driving, failure to or improper signal, no registration plates, driving on a dui suspended license, drug paraphernalia, she was released from LCDC.

  • Property transfers - August 9, 2017

    Property Transfers

    The following property transfers are listed as given on deeds at the LaRue County Clerk’s Office in Hodgenville.

    James W. Eastridge and Shirley Eastridge (AKA Shirley Eastridge) to Angela G. Lile, Trustee of the Angela G. Lile Revocable Living Trust, tract #2 of the Shirley Ramsey and James. Eastridge and Shirley Eastridge property. $160,000.

    Jonathan Knight to Armando Rangel-Rocha and Mariah Garcia, property in LaRue County, $20,000.

  • Food inspections - August 9, 2017

    F&F Tack, Feed, and Deli, 2669 Dan Dunn Road, Hodgenville, Food service 94, sandwich meats not date labeled, no test strips; 98 upon return immediately corrected items. Retail 98; no test strips.

  • Hodgenville News - August 9, 2017

    Thought for the week: You must tell yourself no matter how hard it is or how hard it gets, I’m going to make it.

    I will miss Vanessa Hurst’s interesting and funny stories with Lost in LaRue.

    Last Friday, my cousin Rosetta and I spent the day in Richwood working a yard sale with my brother Dale. We had a great day, in spite of the high winds.

    Helmwood Healthcare’s 10th Annual Senior Q was a big success, It was well attended and a great big shout out to Elvis and Meatloaf on an outstanding concert.

  • Community news - August 9, 2017

    Carolyn Curle McKay, formerly of Hodgenville, passed away last weekend in South Carolina. Her visitation and Homegoing service was last Saturday afternoon at First Baptist Hodgenville with Reverend Kenny Carter, Sr. and Reverend Jerry Wilkinson officiating. Burial was in the Hubbard Cemetery.

    Last Saturday was the annual Barbour/Jordon/Thompson Family Reunion at the Prichard Community Center in Elizabethtown.

  • Eclipse excitement

    There has been a lot of buzz this past month about the total solar eclipse that is supposed to occur on August 21.

    I am not going to regurgitate all the information about it since our correspondent Ron Benningfield wrote a well written and informational article about it.

  • DIY home canned tomato juice

    If you want to make and can your own tomato juice, an average of 23 pounds of tomatoes is needed per canner load of 7 quarts, or an average of 14 pounds per canner load of 9 pints. A bushel weighs 53 pounds and yields 15 to 18 quarts of juice – an average of three and one fourth pounds per quart. Wash, remove stems, and trim off bruised or discolored portions.

  • Church calendar - August 9, 2017

    Annual Trail Ride for Christ

  • The Necessity of Sowing

    We all enjoy the harvest. The celebration of fresh fruits and vegetables are a delight. Likewise, it is a delightful celebration when a spiritual harvest takes place. When the seed of the gospel takes root in the life of an unbeliever and he or she responds to the gospel and enters into a relationship with Jesus a harvest celebration commences. Unfortunately, we get so centered on the harvest that we forget that every harvest begins with the sowing of the seed. Where seed is not sown, the harvest will never occur and where the seed is sown, the harvest will happen.

  • Powers of Life

    Dwight L. Moody was asked to conduct a funeral service.  Since this was his first, he went to the Bible to observe what Christ did in His earthly ministry.  He found that Christ broke up every funeral He ever attended.

    One day Jesus was entering the city of Nain and met a funeral procession.  A widow’s son had just died and the burial group was on their way to the cemetery.