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Today's News

  • COLUMN: Estate planning is something to discuss with your family

     Have you ever asked yourself the “what if” questions? What if something should happen to me today? What if something should happen to my spouse or business partner? What if I have an accident that leaves me incapacitated? 

    No one likes to think about these questions. However, the answers are very important to your surviving family members. Taking the time to answer those questions can provide peace of mind. It also can mean that your wishes for asset distribution following death will be followed. 

  • COLUMN: Guilty conscience can lead us back to God

     If a Christian does wrong, it is good that he feels guilty for it shows the Holy Spirit is at work in his life. Jesus said of the Holy Spirit, “… he will convict the world of its sin.”(John 16:8).

    Guilt plays a big part in confession. When the prophet Nathan confronted King David about his sin, the king confessed to Nathan, "I have sinned against the Lord" (II Samuel 12:13). Guilt is like a warning light on the dashboard of your car telling you that something is wrong.

    When God shows us our wrong, how do we handle the guilt?

  • New Haven Library opening in April

     Patrons of the New Haven Library can expect the new location to open by late April. Challenges presented by the construction have caused a delay in the grand opening and inadvertently gone slightly over budget.

    Librarian Director Sharon Shanks reported to the library board Thursday the unforeseen expenses resulted from complications in the construction of the parking lot for the New Haven Library. Initially bid at  $990,000, the library is currently over by $20,534.84.

  • PHOTO: Reding speaks to Rotary Club

     Ashley Reding of Homestead Family Farms in Howardstown was the featured speaker at Thursday’s meeting of the Hodgenville Rotary Club. She spoke to the club about how she became involved in farming, her daily routine at the farm, and about CommonGround. She was the guest of Rotarian Alex LaRue, left.

  • Guthrie rep to hold office hour in LaRue

     Greg Burkot, field representative for Congressman Brett Guthrie, will hold office hours in LaRue County 1:30-2:30 p.m. Thursday, March 22 in the LaRue County Fiscal Courtroom.

    Individuals from the area are encouraged to meet with Burkot, who will be available to answer any questions and address concerns regarding current issues or problems with federal agencies. He will forward all comments to the congressman.

    To get the latest information from Congressman Guthrie’s office, sign up for his e-newsletter by visiting Guthrie.house.gov.

  • COLUMN: Chamber plans for golf scramble

     It is finally time to dust off your golf clubs. The temperatures are rising and the LaRue County Chamber of Commerce is preparing for its biggest scramble to date with golfing, networking and having a fun time.

    So why not join us Friday, March 30 for our 18th Annual Golf Scramble at the LaRue County Golf Club, 1175 Greensburg Road, Hodgenville? Lunch will be served starting at 11 a.m. Players will gather at noon for a shotgun start. Prizes will be awarded on each hole. There will be team prizes and other door prizes.

  • PHOTO: World Day of Prayer speakers

  • WEDDING: Allison Brown and Charlie Hornback

     Allison Brown of Union and Charlie Hornback of Fort Wright were married Oct. 29, 2011 in Lexington.

    The bride is the daughter of Larry and Pam Brown of Union. She earned a bachelor's degree in accounting from the University of Kentucky and MBA from Northern Kentucky University. She is employed by Deloitte in Cincinnati, Ohio.

    The groom is the son of Gene and Carol Hornback of Buffalo and grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hornback of Hodgenville and Mrs. Lillian Allen of Hodgenville.

  • Eddie Cruse named Employee of the Month for Nationwide

    Eddie Cruse has been selected as the March Employee of the Month for Nationwide Uniform.

    Cruse has been employed with Nationwide since October 1983 and is under the supervision of B.J. Gaskin in the maintenance department.

    He will receive a special award for his dedication and service.

  • Legal Aid Clinics - March and April

     The Legal Aid Society, 416 W. Muhammad Ali Blvd., Louisville, will hold free legal clinics in March. Each session will be held at that location unless otherwise stated.

    A reservation for each clinic is required. Contact the Legal Aid Society at (502) 584-1254 to make your reservation.