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Today's News

  • Forgiveness

    Forgiveness is a beautiful thing, but not everyone expresses it or demonstrates it. But God does! In Christ there is complete forgiveness available. When God forgives, He forgets. “And their sins and their lawless deeds I will remember no more” (Hebrews 10:17). What grace! What love!

    Some things are a fact and should never be doubted. Forgiveness is a fact. Paul says in Ephesians 1:7, “In Him we have redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of our trespasses ….”

  • Faster wireless internet more available in Upton

    More residents in LaRue, Hart and Hardin counties now have access to 4G LTE – the fastest, most-advanced 4G network – on their Bluegrass Cellular wireless Internet devices.

    Bluegrass Cellular has expanded its 4G LTE wireless Internet network in and around the Kentucky city of Upton. The expansion provides high-speed Internet along I-65 north and south of Upton, along 31W north and south of Upton, along Highway 224 east of Upton, as well as along Millerstown Road west of Upton. Coverage is also improved along Lone Star Road south of Millerstown Road.

  • Perfect hard-boiled eggs

    Eggs are an easy, low-cost source of protein for your family meals. In making hard-boiled eggs, for easier peeling, use eggs that are seven to 10 days old. Pack hard-boiled eggs for lunch. Slice or cut into wedges for tossed salad. Dice for egg salad.

    Directions: Place eggs in saucepan large enough to hold them in single layer. Add cold water to cover eggs by 1 inch. Cook on high heat just to boiling. Remove from burner and cover pan.

  • The things we do for our children

    When my daughter Natalie was young, she wanted to get her ears pierced. And even though she wanted her ears pierced, she was afraid of needles. Her solution, one that was clever and smart, was for me to get my ears pierced to show her it did not hurt.

  • Happy Father's Day

    Well it’s almost time to celebrate dad again with ties and cards that are funny or made from the hands of the littlest of these to show just how special Daddy really is.

    My Daddy, named John Samuel, was always called “Jack.” He used to say, “all great men named John are called Jack,” and he was one of the great ones.

  • Volunteers build church, spirits

    With the help of more than 140 volunteers from 13 states, Steadfast Baptist Church edged closer to completion last week.

    The church, which will be on Strange Road in Hodgenville, is scheduled to be completed later this summer.

  • FUNDRAISERS - JUNE 17, 2015

    Relay for Life fundraiser event

    Freedom Angels has a fundraiser at Mr. Gatti’s in Elizabethtown from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., Thursday, June 18.

    Magnolia Fire Department

    Magnolia Fire Department will have a dinner and auction at 5 p.m., Saturday, June 20. Menu includes pork tenderloin, two sides, roll and drink for donation. Auction begins at 6 p.m.

    Sunrise Manor event

  • Senior Activities

    Prime Time Band Dance

    A Bi-weekly Dance will be held from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday, June 19, at LaRue Senior Citizens Center in Hodgenville. The Prime Time Band will be performing. Admission is $4.00 per person. For more information call Jim Walter at 270-737-5655 or 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.

  • Myrks names to Berea College Dean's List

    Buffalo resident Anthony Myrks has been named to the Spring 2015 Dean’s List at Berea College. A student is named to the Dean’s List who achieves a GPA of 3.4 or higher for a minimum course load equivalent to 16 semester hours.

  • Bivens names to soybean promotion board

     Ryan Bivens, a soybean, corn and wheat farmer in Hodgenville, has been appointed to a two-year term on the Kentucky Soybean Promotion Board, which is the entity charged with investing Kentucky’s soybean checkoff dollars to create opportunities for increased profitability.

    Directors on this board serve as stewards of those funds, investing in production research, promoting animal agriculture, discovering and promoting new uses for soy-based products and keeping soybeans as a top-of-mind commodity with consumers.