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Today's Features

  • Parkway Baptist holds three-night revival

    Parkway Baptist Church will hold revival Oct. 23-25 at 7 p.m. Ben Bailie is the evangelist and The Warren Family Singers will perform.

    Gospel concert Sunday at Buffalo Baptist

    Buffalo Baptist Church will have a gospel concert at 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 26. The guest group this month will be the Trinity Gospel Aires. Everyone is invited. Call (270) 325-3820 for information.

    Roanoke church plans Halloween alternative

  • Friday afternoon, Tom Smith and his horse Carol Ann dropped by City Hall to purchase a business license. The duo will offer carriage rides in downtown Hodgenville this fall.

    Smith, who lives in Lyons Station with his wife Phyllis, has been offering the horse and buggy service for weddings, parties and similar events for some time. He plans to bring Carol Ann and a white vis-à-vis (face-to-face) carriage – also called a sweetheart carriage – to the square during Lincoln Days, Christmas on the Square and the monthly classic car cruise-ins.

  • Talent search

    Fifty-four seventh-grade students at LaRue County Middle School have been invited to participate in the annual Talent Search conducted by the Talent Identification Program at Duke University in Durham, N.C. The program identifies very bright students from TIP’s 16 state search area.

  • A large crowd of students, parents and volunteers visited Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Site on Sept. 12 for “A Walk Through Lincoln’s Life.”

    Several interpreters dressed in period costume provided living history demonstrations including a military encampment, the dulcimer, blacksmithing, weaving, basket making, yarn spinning and rail-splitting.

  • Work and dream like a big dog.

    Sound familiar? It's true – the wieners are returning to the pages of The LaRue County Herald News.

    Beginning Sept. 17, we will publish a 10-week chapter series "Heads and Tails," the further adventures of Woody the Kentucky Wiener Dog and his sister Chloe. The newspaper ran a similar series two years ago.

    Themes for “Heads and Tails” include money management, history and Hodgenville's most famous son, Abraham Lincoln – just in time for the Lincoln Bicentennial.

  • By JEFF D’ALESSIO

    Landmark News Service

    Trisha Yearwood, who has racked up 19 Top 10 country music singles and is a three-time Grammy Award winner, will headline a free concert  this weekend at Fort Knox.

    Operation Celebration “A salute to the American family’’ will feature Yearwood on Sunday, Sept. 28, at Godman Army Airfield on post. The free event begins at 6 p.m. with Katie Rae Davis and Gary Nichols serving as opening acts.

  • By JEFF D’ALESSIO

    Landmark News Service

    Trisha Yearwood, who has racked up 19 Top 10 country music singles and is a three-time Grammy Award winner, will headline a free concert  this weekend at Fort Knox.

    Operation Celebration “A salute to the American family’’ will feature Yearwood on Sunday, Sept. 28, at Godman Army Airfield on post. The free event begins at 6 p.m. with Katie Rae Davis and Gary Nichols serving as opening acts.

  • By JEFF D’ALESSIO

    Landmark News Service

    Trisha Yearwood, who has racked up 19 Top 10 country music singles and is a three-time Grammy Award winner, will headline a free concert  this weekend at Fort Knox.

    Operation Celebration “A salute to the American family’’ will feature Yearwood on Sunday, Sept. 28, at Godman Army Airfield on post. The free event begins at 6 p.m. with Katie Rae Davis and Gary Nichols serving as opening acts.

  • Upton Days

    The Upton Days festival is Sept. 19-21 at the Upton Community Center, 377 College St., Upton.

    THURSDAY, SEPT. 18

    $4 pre-registration for baby contest

    FRIDAY, SEPT. 19

    5:30 p.m. – Check-in for baby contest (Upton residents); $5 per entry

    6 p.m. – Registration for home canning, men's salsa, dessert and coloring contests; silent auction starts

    6:30 p.m. – Baby contest

    7 p.m. – Home canning, salsa and desserts judging. Check-in for Lil' Miss and Mr. and Prince and Princess