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Today's News

  • A Beautiful Garden Home

    My wife and I have been able to visit some beautiful gardens. Butchart Gardens in British Columbia would probably be my favorite, but Bellingrath Gardens in Alabama would be a close second. Some of the English gardens are quite different and the Schonbrunn Palace gardens in Vienna are nice.

    Recently, I was preparing a message that dealt with Jesus in the Garden of Gethsemane and was reading Warren Weirsbe Bible Commentary. Having been able to visit the garden in the 70s made my reading more meaningful. There was a statement made in Luke 21:37 that caught my attention.

  • Calendars - November 8, 2017

    Community Calendar

    CLOSING

    LaRue County Sheriff’s Office

       The LaRue County Sheriff Department will be closed Friday, November 10 in honor of Veteran’s Day. Officers will still be on patrol for the day. The Sheriff’s Office will be open every Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon for the remainder of the 2017 calendar year, except for holiday weekends.

    EVENTS

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  • November Library Programs
  • 4-H pumpkin decorating contest

    Several 4-H members and Cloverbuds participated in the Annual 4-H Pumpkin Decorating Contest on October 24 at the LaRue County Extension Office.  A special thanks to Hinton’s Orchard & Farm Market for donating the pumpkins as well as Park Ranger Natalie Barber at Lincoln Boyhood Home at Knob Creek who donated pumpkins and Indian corn.

  • Campbellsville School of Music concert is Friday, November 10

    The Campbellsville University Orchestra and Chorale will have a free concert at 7 p.m. on Friday, November 10 at the Hodgenville Civic Center.

    The CU Orchestra will be directed by the dean of the school of music, Dr. Tony Cunha, while the Chorale will be directed by Dr. Bethany Stiles. Comprising an estimated 100 performers. The concert will also feature a tribute to veterans by recognizing local veterans in the audience.

  • Three injured in vehicle accident

    Three people were injured in a single vehicle accident on Youngers Creek Road in New Haven on Sunday, November 5.

    According to LaRue County Sheriff Russell McCoy, Angelique Marotfke, 37, of Upton was traveling on Younger’s Creek Road when she lost control of her vehicle as it left the roadway, hit an embankment and hit a tree before coming to rest. Marotfke told officers that she was unaware of what happened.

  • Cooking corner - November 8, 2017

    Stove Top Baked Apples

    1 cup water

    2 tbsp butter

    1/2 cup sugar

    1/8 tsp salt

    2 firm green apples, unpeeled, quartered

    In medium skillet, combined water, butter, sugar and salt. Heat until boiling, boil 2 minutes before gently putting apple wedges in, skin side down. Continue cooking apples, dipping liquid over apples as they cook. Turn occasionally. Cook until apples are tender and juice has thickened, 5-8 minutes. May add a dash of cinnamon, if desired.

  • Farm calendar - November 8, 2017

    LaRue Co. Cattlemen’s meeting

    LaRue County Cattlemen’s Meeting will be at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, November 14 in the cafeteria at Abraham Lincoln Elementary School. Burkmann Feeds is sponsoring the meeting; they will discuss how to figure feed rations for calves. There will be a meal; attendees are asked to please bring a dessert.

  • Help all ages avoid social isolation

    Just as we need food and water to survive, we also need meaningful social relationships and connections.

    While it is okay to feel lonely and to be alone at times, chronic loneliness can cause serious health concerns. Loneliness, if not addressed, can lead to social isolation, physical and mental decline and depression.

  • FFA receives cash for trash