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Today's Features

  • Angela Smith, a client at Sunrise Manor Adult Daycare, decorated the pumpkin she got at the outing to Hinton’s Orchard and Farm Market.

  • “Pleasing God” – talk about eye-catching words.

    These words appear in Hebrews 11:5 where the writer refers to Enoch and in verses 4-7, referring to Abel and Noah. These three men may be considered veterans of the faith.

  • Last year, the Consumer Federation of America and the Credit Union National Association found that 12 percent of people said they were planning to spend more during the holidays than in the previous year. That number was up from 8 percent in 2011. This year, help reverse this trend and plan on spending less and saving more. Here are five ways to cut back on your holiday spending this year:

  • Snookie Morrison and the Santa’s Helpers are planning their 47th Christmas Eve bus run.
    This year, they are accepting early signups for toys and clothing for children.
    If you plan to attend the Christmas Eve run, sign up between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday at the LaRue County Fairgrounds.
    The Helpers are having a clothing giveaway on the grounds that day and will be happy to assist, said Morrison.

  • A diorama, “A Legacy of Lincoln,” was debuted during October’s Lincoln Days Celebration at Creekfront Park. The triangular structures contain historical images of the 16th President’s tenure. Megan Kelley, a 2003 graduate of LaRue County High School and art curator in Nashville, Tenn., designed the art project.

  • A group from Hodgenville and surrounding counties had a lunch cruise Sept. 4 on the Spirit of Jefferson in Louisville. The cruise was sponsored by Bancorp Investment Office and hosted by local representatives Regina Byrd, Page Beard and Gail Kelly.

  • Members of B.R. Young Lodge #132 were honored at last week’s Grand Lodge meeting at the Galt House in Louisville.
    The lodge was presented with the Grand Master’s Lodge of Excellence Award. Only 22 of 394 lodges successfully completed the requirements for this prestigious award.
    Accepting the award for all members was this year’s Worshipful Master, Bill Gehr.

  • Elizabethtown Junior Women’s Club collected supplies for Clarity Solutions for Women for their quarterly product drive. Pictured are Hilary Skaggs, Eileen Townsend, Leanna Milby and Leslie Steiner.