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Today's News

  • Lost in LaRue - August 17, 2016

    There was no way I could even think about taking a walk on July 28, it was a rainy morning that turned into a drizzling afternoon. In attempt to refocus my eyes on some natural surroundings I went for a drive.

    Road trips in the rain aren’t as dreary as they sound, you just have to have the right music, for me it was the Gallier Brothers album On the Wing. It’s a lovely instrumental tract that features one of my favorite instruments, the Dulcimer. With the right music I was ready for some amazing photos.

  • Church Calendar: August 17, 2016

    His Heart Quartet

       Buffalo Baptist Church will host the His Heart Quartet, at 6 p.m. Sunday, August 21. The church is located at 2530 Greensburg Rd., Buffalo. For more information call 270-766-2548.

     

     

    Old Mount Sherman Cemetery accepting donations

  • Head Lice, itchy topic for all

    Head lice infest 10-12 million people (most commonly children three to twelve years of age) each year in the United States. Head lice are primarily transferred from person to person by direct head-to-head contact or by several people using the same combs, brushes, hats, costumes, head-phones, athletic equipment, towels, or bedding.

  • Olympic gold

    By Jonathan Carl

    Guest Columnist

    The Olympics.  I love this season of International athletic competition.  Have you been watching the Olympics?  Have you ever imagined yourself competing in them?  Winning a medal?  Winning gold?

  • Troubles will come

    Everyone has troubles.  The old expression says, “It rains on the just and the unjust.”  So the question is, “How do we handle troubles when they come to us?”  One young man is jilted by his girl friend and he tries to commit suicide; while another man faces the same problem, but writes a song about it and makes a million dollars.  Trouble came to both, but the difference was how they chose to handle the problem.

  • Community News: August 17, 2016

    Last Saturday was the Cobb Family Reunion. The reunion has been in existence for many years and open to the community, surrounding areas and family and friends from various states. This occasion always leads up to the following day which is always the homecoming at First Baptist Hodgenville.

  • How to enable hidden Windows 10 administrator account

    This week, I want to help users understand the differences between the Administrator User account versus Administrative Rights, and why knowing the difference is important.

    This article may seem pretty technical for some of you, so please share it with your IT person, and ask them to verify that your computers are setup correctly. Many technicians and computer users are not aware that Microsoft changed how the user Administrator works with Windows 7,8, and 10.

  • Highway fatalities on the rise

    By Terry Mills

    About a decade ago, Kentucky started to see a welcome trend as the number of highway fatalities began a steady decline.

    Totals that regularly exceeded 900 a year before 2007 dropped to 638 in 2013, a figure not seen in the commonwealth since the 1940s.

    Unfortunately, that was as low as it would go.  The number of fatalities on our roads last year was almost a fifth higher than the benchmark set just two years earlier, and through the first seven-plus months of this year. It’s eight percent ahead of where it was last August.

  • Anniversary: Gardner

    Durred and Linda Gardner celebrated their sixtieth wedding anniversary on August 6, 2016 at Lincoln Memorial Baptist Church in Hodgenville. They were married on August 11, 1956. Mr. and Mrs. Gardner have three children, Kathy Smith of Waxahachie, Texas, Sue Hines of Hodgenville and Kenny Gardner of Hodgenville. They have ten grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren. 

  • Scholarships awarded

    Nolin RECC has awarded in scholarship funds to LaRue County High School students.

    Scholarship awards include a $5,000 Bob Wade Sr. Memorial Scholarship to LCHS student Sara Gray and one $1,500 scholarship to LCHS student Chase Watson. Recipients may use the funds at any college or vocational school of their choice.

    Sara Gray is the recipient of Nolin’s $5,000 Bob Wade Sr. Memorial Scholarship. Her parents are Gilbert and Jessica Gray. Sara is attending Elizabethtown Community and Technical College to begin her studies in dental hygiene.