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Today's Features

  • The sounds of Christmas --- they are all about us.  There are two from the first Christmas that cause us sadness --- the sound of the soldier’s sword as they go from house to house killing innocent babies and then there is the heart wrenching cry of the babies who are being killed.  This is right in the middle of the Christmas story.  What could these say to us?

  • In 1865, Phillip Brooks penned the traditional Christmas Carol, “O Little Town of Bethlehem.” Brooks wrote the carol for the purpose of helping children in Sunday School understand the significance and importance of the birth place of Jesus Christ. He based the hymn on his own personal experience that occurred two years prior when he rode on horse back from Jerusalem to Bethlehem to aid in a Christmas Eve service.

  • A new boutique has opened in LaRue County, and on Friday, December 7, The LaRue County Chamber of Commerce celebrated with their newest member in a ribbon cutting ceremony.

  • The LCHS Speech and Drama program once again teamed up with the Kelly Dean Sanders Fund to present ‘Dinner and a Show’ to raise funds for both programs. Last weekend, the community was able to attend the collaborative project, as community members filled the auditorium, and enjoyed a great meal as they were treated to the LCHS Production of Christmas Belles. All the profits were split between the two programs.

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    Christmas Blessings

  • Cake, Candy, and Cookie Sale

    Make your holiday special by coming to the Wesley Meadows United Methodist Church cake, candy, cookie sale from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, December 15 in the church’s fellowship hall. Tins for candy and cookies will be for sale, or bring your own container. All proceeds go to mission projects the United Methodist Women. The church is located at 4341 Campbellsville Road in Hodgenville. For more information call 270-358-3300.

    Christmas in the County

  • For some people Christmas is not a welcomed  time and not one for celebration.  Crimes, murders and violence rise during Christmas.  Suicides increase and psychiatric treatments go up.  Fear, fright, depression, hopelessness and despair is the Christmas spirit for many and they don’t want it.

  • I love how our community is continuing the collection of toys that has gone on for so long through the Santa Bus with the newly named “Christmas Blessings” program through Ovesen Heights Baptist Church’s leadership and coordination. In such seasons as Christmas we remember how blessed we are by God, He has protected us and provided for us in so many amazing ways. What a great season we have to shower His love and joy to others. Here are 5 reminders of the blessings of Christ this Christmas!

  • Donnie Propes dedicated servant hood as a faithful donor was recognized by the American Red Cross on Tuesday, December 11 during the blood drive held in his memory. The plaque stated ‘In Grateful Appreciation presented to Donnie Propes for donating 48 gallons of blood to the American Red Cross. Your generous donations help the patients we serve in need and support our mission to save lives.”

  • Bill and Evelyn Garrison are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. The couple was married on December 21, 1968.

    An open house reception will be held in their honor on Sunday, December 16, 2018 from 2-4 p.m. at South Fork Baptist Church located at 4915 New Jackson Hwy. Hodgenville KY.

    The couple requests no gifts, but cards are welcome.