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Today's News

  • BASKETBALL: Lady Hawks fall to North

     The Lady Hawks lost a heartbreaker to North Hardin’s Lady Trojans Tuesday, falling 49-46 at Ron Bevars Gymnasium.

    The Lady Hawks held North to three points in the second quarter and were up four points at halftime. But they couldn’t keep up with North’s newfound momentum in the second half.

  • COLUMN: It's time to shed light on those who prey on children

     Joe Paterno, Jim Boeheim, and all the enablers who look away while children are molested are the big national story this Christmas. They and their failures to act, to protect, the most helpless of our citizens have been the talk of every town, every gathering where right-thinking people meet for the last month.  But in this season when we celebrate the coming of Christ, whom Christian theology teaches us was the son of the Almighty, we need a new perspective.

  • 'Cowboys and Aliens' available at library

     The LaRue County Public Library has several new books and DVDs.

    They include:

    DVD – The Help; Mr. Popper's Penguins; Cowboys & Aliens; One Day; Seven Days in Utopia; and The Smurfs.

    Books – Master the ASVAB; Real ACT Prep Guide; Back to Work by Bill Clinton; Jack Kennedy by Chris Matthews; and Who Says Bullies Rule by Catherine DePino.

    For more information about the library’s offerings or programs, call Dana Jolly at 358-3851.

  • INAUGURATION 2011: Beshear promises better tomorrow for Kentucky kids

     FRANKFORT - Ignoring overcast skies and chilly temperatures, Gov. Steve Beshear shared his vision for tomorrow with Kentuckians during his inaugural speech Dec. 13 on the Capitol’s steps.

    Beshear became only the second Kentucky governor in modern times to serve consecutive terms. Paul Patton was the first.

  • Gov. Steve Beshear's Inaugural address

     Thank you, Jane, for your love and support, and for being such a great First Lady.  Thank you to our sons, Jeff and Andy, and their families, for making us so proud.

     

    And thank you to Jerry, Madeline and Sidney Abramson, for agreeing to join us in leading this state over the next four years.

     

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  • Campbellsville University students plan mission trip to Haiti

     Hannah White, a junior from Hodgen-ville, and Kayla Bradshaw, a junior from Summers-ville, will travel to Haiti for a Christmas break mission trip with Campbellsville University.

  • PHOTOS: New Haven Christmas Parade Float Winners

    The City of New Haven celebrated Christmas Dec. 4 with a parade and visit with Santa.

  • Community Calendar - Dec. 14, 2011

    Santa’s Helpers need toys
    Ann “Snookie” Morrison and Santa’s Helpers are collecting toys for children of all ages for Christmas. They are in need of new and used toys and batteries to be given away. For pick up, call Morrison at 270-234-3313 or drop off items at Santa’s Shop at 760 Salem Lake Road, Hodgenville.
    Toys also may be dropped in the Santa’s Helper box at Dollar General Store, Lincoln National Bank, Bank of Buffalo, LaRue County Chamber of Commerce, Hodgenville Grill or Magnolia Mall.

  • Sunrise Manor residents enjoy carriage ride

    Sunrise Manor residents and daycare clients received a special holiday treat Dec. 6.
    Tom Smith and B.J., a registered Tennessee Walking Horse, took the participants on carriage rides in Hodgenville.
    Morna Eastridge enjoyed the trip because it was something she had done many times with her husband.
    Wesley Meadows Church provided a delicious holiday meal and the carriage ride made a wonderful day.  
    Angela Smith summed it up best by saying, “It was fun.”

  • Lead poisoning is preventable

     Lead poisoning is one of the most preventable health problems affecting children today. The CDC reports that 250,000 children in the United States between the ages of one and five have elevated levels of lead in their blood. Lead is much more harmful to children because it damages their developing nerves and brains. The goal is to prevent lead exposure before children are harmed.