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Today's News

  • 4-H calendar - APril 12, 2017

    4-H Speech and Demonstration Contest

    The 4-H Speech and Demonstration Contest will be held on Tuesday, April 18 beginning at 3:30 p.m. at the LaRue County Extension Office.  Participants need to call 270-358-3401 to register for a time.

    4-H Poultry Club

    The 4-H Poultry Club will meet from 3:30 to 5 p.m. on Thursday, April 13 at the LaRue County Extension Office.

    4-H Cloverbuds

  • 4-H Teen Club

    Members of the Teen Club have began working on a new service project.

    The teens used templates to cut patterns from old denim.  The material will be sent to an organization that will make shoes for Ugandan children.  The program also puts men and women in Uganda to work to earn income for their families.

    For more information, check out Sole Hope online.

  • Harmon Releases Audit of LaRue County Sheriff’s Tax Settlement

    State Auditor Mike Harmon today released the audit of the sheriff’s settlement — 2015 taxes for LaRue County Sheriff Russell McCoy. State law requires the auditor to annually audit the accounts of each county sheriff. In compliance with this law, the auditor issues two sheriff’s reports each year: one reporting on the audit of the sheriff’s tax account, and the other reporting on the audit of the fee account used to operate the office.

  • News of record - April 12, 2017

    Property Transfers

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

    Cravens aka Charles Cravens and Kathy Turner Cravens aka Kathy Cravens to Kathy Turner Cravens, property in Hodgenville, FMV $190,000.

    Opal Wise by and through her guardian Tracy Bush to Barbara Yoder, property in LaRue County, $140,800.

    Dewey Stillwell to Janice D. Haycraft, tract 1 and 2 of Dewey Stillwell Agricultural Division, $150,000.

  • Church calendar - April 12, 2017

    Lenten Lunch

    First Baptist Church Hodgenville is hosting the last Lenten Lunch of this year at 12:05 p.m. Thursday, April 13. The lunch is free, and includes a Bible Study and giveaways. Register online at www.fbchodgenville.org or call the church office at 270-358-3193. The church is located at 730 Tonieville Road in Hodgenville.

    Maundy Thursday Services - April 13

    Wesley Meadow United Methodist Church communion service at 7 p.m.

    Magnolia Cumberland Presbyterian Church communion service at 7 p.m.

  • Without Easter

    The average American, when asked about Easter, thinks about eggs, candy, bunnies, and decorations. Although there is nothing wrong with such traditions, sometimes we may miss the main point of the celebration. Easter is far more important than we realize. Have you ever thought about what it would be like if Easter Sunday never happened?

    What is the true meaning of Easter? First of all, we must understand the true meaning of Easter. Easter is a celebration of Jesus’ sacrificial death on the cross in order to provide a way of salvation through the forgiving of sin.

  • Jesus is Alive

    The Arc’ de Triomphe in Paris, is one of the most magnificent monuments in the world.  It is the originating center of many beautiful avenues, the most famous of the twelve being the Champs-Elysses. 

    The crucifixion and resurrection, a mighty spiritual arch of triumph, is the originating center of the Christian faith, from which every facet of our hope is extended.  Christianity seemed doomed that Jewish sabbath when the body of Jesus lay in a borrowed tomb.  But resurrection morning brought hope, light, joy and immortality to life.

  • A bitter taste

    Have you ever had a bitter taste in your mouth? Like when you are a kid and say a dirty word or sass your mom. The punishment was often getting soap in your mouth. That taste, you try everything you can think of to get it out of your mouth. It lingers on your tongue for a while; eventually it wears off but the memory of that awful taste remains.

    It’s too bad we don’t get a vile taste in our mouths when we spew poisonous babble, like gossip. It could save a lot of people from unnecessary hurt and heartache.

  • Hodgenville news - April 12, 2017

    Thought for the week: Someday everything will make perfect sense. So, for now, laugh at the confusion, smile through the tears and keep reminding yourself that everything happens for a reason.

    On Saturday, April 8, I did my first 5k walk sponsored by First Baptist Church Relay for Life team Living Strong. They had a good turnout. I ran three miles in 50 minutes and I paid for it on Sunday. My legs hurt like crazy. I need to get more walking in before next one comes up.

  • Community news - April 12, 2017

    Mitzi Smith Moore has returned home. She, her husband and her son are on their way to recovery.

    Hope McNeill was admitted to Hardin Memorial last Saturday and LaRon Cox had surgery Monday, April 10.

    Rosleen Price, mother of the church, was recognized this past Sunday morning celebrating her 90th birthday.

    Congratulations to Jimmy and Kaye Curle on their 43rd wedding anniversary.

    This past Sunday morning, Elder Vincent Farris was the guest speaker at Lane Lincoln. After morning services was the Quarterly Conference.