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  • A life in service

    A celebration and recognition of Ron Sanders was held on March 20, 2018, in recognition of the efforts and leadership that has led Magnolia Bank from seven employees and $7 million in assets, to over 300 employees and over $240 million in current assets.

    Current employees, past employees, friends, family, and community leaders gathered to roast a man that has meant so much to so many and continues to provide leadership and community spirit to the LaRue County community.

  • Community News

    Congratulations to Steve Phillips and Michelle Taylor who were married last Saturday at Lane Lincoln.

    Our deepest sympathy to the family of George Graves of Pleasant Union Baptist Church in Campbellsville who passed away last week. His Homegoing service was last Saturday at Pleasant Union Baptist Church, where he served as a deacon.

    First Baptist- Wednesday, April 4 at 7 p.m. will be church business meeting.

    Lane Lincoln- Bible Study is this Wednesday from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

  • Hodgenville News

    Thought for the week: The best way to get something done is to begin.

    Happy 95th birthday to Flora Belle Veirs. Spring better be making an appearance soon. I am sick and tired of snow, rain, cold wind and cool temperatures. The Kentucky Wildcats just couldn’t get it done, but it was still a great season for them.

    Thinking of you wishes go out to Beulah Jackson, Martha Childress, Kenneth and Rita Gibson, Jimmy and Janis Rogers, J.T. Sutherland, Susan Hornback, Harlis and Bessie LaFollette, Whitney Green, Steve Johnson and Billy Duncan.

  • 4-H Calendar

    4-H Summer Camp

    4-H Camp registrations are now being accepted. 4-H Camp will be May 29 – June 1, 2018. Cost is $220 and is open to campers 9 to 14-years-old. The deposit to hold a campers spot is $110 with the balance due by May 1. Teen leader applications are also being accepted, the deadline for teen applications is April 13. For any questions, please call the Extension Office at 270-358-3401.

  • Fundraising Calendar

    RELAY FOR LIFE

    Relay for Life Living Strong

     A Cruisin’ for a Cure Bike Event will be held Saturday, March 24 at First Baptist Church. Check-in begins at 9 a.m. and the race begins at 10 a.m. Advanced registration encouraged with all proceeds going to Relay for Life. For more details, contact Kathy Ross at 270-234-3309.

    Freedom Angels

  • Senior Calendar

    Daily Activities

    The Senior Citizens Center in Hodgenville offers several activities daily from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. including a hot lunch (served at noon, on weekdays), nutritional education and exercise. Suggested meal donation is $2. Bingo is played 10 a.m., Monday, Wednesday and Friday. For more information, call 270-358-4235.

    Senior Citizens Music

  • Library felting fun
  • United Way of Central Kentucky presents online tax filing tools

    United Way of Central Kentucky today announced a local initiative with MyFreeTaxes.com and H&R Block allowing most filers to complete their taxes in under one hour from the comfort of their home. With new enhanced features, MyFreeTaxes may be utilized by individuals and families earning $66,000 or less in 2017 to complete and file their returns for free.

  • Check your tax withholding

    You may have noticed an increase in your take-home pay recently due to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act passed by Congress in December. Now, you need to determine how that will affect you when it comes time to file taxes next year. The IRS has released a new withholding calculator to help you determine whether to change your withholding status on your W-4 to reflect these changes to the tax law.

    Everyone is encouraged to check their withholding status, but it is particularly important for the following individuals:

    - Two-income families.

  • LaRue County fiscal court briefs

    LaRue County road crews were out just past midnight on March 12 to get a jump on the snowstorm that blanketed the area with three to eight inches of snow.

    “The road crews got out about 12:30 a.m. and began plowing and treating roadways,” Tommy Turner, LaRue County Judge/Executive informed magistrates meeting at the courthouse in Hodgenville March 13. “There were numerous limbs and some trees that fell as the snow was sticking to branches and was a heavy, wet snow. They did a good job and I’m unaware of any serious situations we had.”