Community News

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  • 40th Wedding Anniversary

    Randy and Janice (Miller) Williams will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary on August 4, 2018.

    The couple was married at First Baptist Church in Leitchfield, KY on August 4, 1978 with Bro. Mike Williams officiating.

    The Williams have five children: Nate Williams, Hannah McCracken, Micha Williams, Josh Williams, and Ariel Williams. The couple has eight grandchildren and is expecting grandchild number 9 in November.

  • Community news - August 1, 2018

    Last week was the 153rd Annual Session of the General Association of Kentucky Baptist at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Louisville. Reverend Jerry and Rosalyn Wilkinson and John Smith attended the association. It was a great event with plenty of singing, teaching and preaching. It was the 20th anniversary of the Usher’s Auxiliary. Several state ushers were mentioned that started 20 years ago including myself.

  • Hodgenville News - August 1, 2018

    Thought for the week: Don’t think about what can happen in a month. Don’t think about what can happen in a year. Just focus on the 24 hours in front of you and do what you can to get closer to where you want to be. 

    This is my story and I am sticking to it. Stop laughing…. for once I had my column all ready to send last Monday morning. I worked hard on it all week long, but I just to forget to send it in. Go figure, so I sent it out on Sunday night, woo hoo. 

  • Reader Questions

    Several readers of The LaRue County Herald News have been asking questions about a recent letter they received from Santek, which is the garbage disposal company for LaRue County. The letter stated that the customer’s garbage can had to be placed in precise locations (so many feet from mailbox, so many feet from vehicles, etc.)

  • DAR is having a busy summer

    The Daughters of the American Revolution, Captain Jacob Van Meter Chapter, has had a lot of news recently.

    The chapter met on May 18 at the Pritchard Community Center in Elizabethtown.  Ed and Joni Webb gave a tour of the Arboretum. The Chapter members visited the World War I stone the Chapter donated to the center. Following the tour, the Chapter members ate lunch at Impellizzeri’s Pizza on the downtown square in Elizabethtown. 

  • Calendars - August 1, 2018

    Community calendar


    ’68 Class Reunion

    The LCHS class of ’68 will have their 50th class reunion at 6 p.m. on August 4 at Thurman Landing, Sonora KY. All faculty and staff are invited to attend. Email Lynn Claycomb at l.m.claycomb@gmail.com or Judy Greenwell at 2jgreenwell@gmail.com for any questions.

    ’78 Class Reunion

  • Cooking Corner - Crockpot Ranch Chicken and Stuffing


    4-6 boneless, skinless chicken breast

    1 package ranch seasoning mix

    1 package (12 oz) chicken flavor stuffing mix

    1 package (8 oz) frozen mixed vegetables (carrots and peas)

    1 1/2 cups chicken broth

    Coat inside of crock pot with nonstick cooking spray

    Place chicken in bottom of pot, sprinkle with seasoning mix. Pour in stuffing mix, vegetables and broth. Cover, cook on low 8 hours or high 4 hours.

  • 2018 Heath Reunion

    The family of the late Doc and Josephine Heath held their Family Reunion July 21, 2018. Everyone enjoyed a wonderful lunch while catching up on the happenings of the past year and meeting the newer members of the family. Those present included three of the children: Dorothy Cruse, Frankie Bell and Bill Heath.