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Community News

  • LaRue Co. marks end of slavery at Juneteenth

    The second Juneteenth LaRue County celebration was held Friday, June 19, at the LaRue County Civic Center in Hodgenville. Juneteenth is a national celebration marking the celebration of freedom from slavery, June 19, 1865, the day the slaves of Texas learned they had been freed.

    Hodgenville Mayor Kenny DeVore read a proclamation from Governor Steve Beshear honoring the day by declaring June 19 as National Freedom Day for Kentucky.

  • Demonstrators, vendors sought for inn’s summer crafts fair

    The Nancy Lincoln Inn will be hosting a Craft Fair on June 26-28 and July 2-6, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. (ET.) Craft vendors who wish to set up outside the inn may do so free of charge. All crafts must be hand-made in Kentucky, such as quilting, paintings, hand-woven baskets, wood crafts, and candle-making. Items for sale are subject to approval by Eastern National.

    The Nancy Lincoln Inn is also looking for individuals to do demonstrations during the Craft Fair. Weavers, wood-workers, musicians, quilters, candlemakers, and other frontier-era demonstrations are welcome.

  • Hangin’ out at hoops camp
  • Cruise-In on the Square
  • Employee of the Month
  • Rotary Guest
  • Anniversary

    Steve and Peggy Mather of Hodgenville will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary this week.

    The couple was married June 27, 1975, at the Mill Creek Baptist Church in Bardstown, Ky., by the Rev. Wayne Etheridge

    The Mathers have three daughters, Elizabeth Whitlock, Frannie Mather and Sarah Farmer, all of LaRue County. 

  • 4-H Camp
  • Top Evangelical scholar to speak Aug. 6 at CU

    Bible scholar Ben Witherington, who is Amos Professor of New Testament for Doctoral Studies at Asbury Theological Seminary and on the doctoral faculty at St. Andrews University in Scotland, will be the guest lecturer for the January Bible Study Preview at Campbellsville University from 1:15 p.m. until 8 p.m, Thursday, Aug. 6.. at the Hawkins Athletic Complex, 205 Tiger Way, Campbellsville.

    Registration and fellowship begin at 12:30 p.m. Dinner will be from 5:45 p.m. until 6:45 p.m.. Everyone is invited including pastors, church leaders and lay persons.

  • Music, fun to highlight Nolin annual meeting

    Nolin RECC is inviting members and the community to attend the 2015 annual meeting for a free night of music and entertainment. Featured entertainer will be gospel group The Old Paths. The evening includes a free health and exhibit fair, Rachel’s Face Painting, children’s bounce houses, and The Brian Young Band.