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Today's News

  • 4-H calendar

    Record books due Tuesday

  • Third-grader finishes third in 1,600

    Representing LaRue County High School’s cross country team, third-grader Clair Keller placed third in the girls’ 1,600-meter run with a time of 6.52 in the North Hardin Invitational on Saturday at Freeman Lake Park in Elizabeth­town.

    Also, sixth-grader, AnneClaire Gribbins finished near the middle of the pack in the girls’ 2,500-meter race with a time of 12:07.

    In the girls 5K, the top three LaRue finishers were Michelle Seymour with a time of 22:33, Amarah Reed at 23:46 and seventh-grader Kristina Durbin clocking in at 24:20.

  • General Assembly approves 2010 calendar

    A schedule for the Kentucky General As­semb­ly’s 2010 session was appr­oved Sept. 2 by legislative leaders.

    The session is scheduled to convene Jan. 5 and adjourn April 13. It is expected to last 60 working days – the maximum allowed by the state constitution in even-numbered years.

    Legislators will not meet on Jan. 18 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day or on Feb. 15 in observance of Presidents Day.

  • CU-Hodgenville announces new classes

    Campbellsville University Hodgenville is beginning new classes Oct. 19.

    The classes being taught for the second eight weeks are general psychology 6-10 p.m. on Mondays, and English composition II 6-10 p.m. Tuesdays.

    Residents interested in enrolling may visit www.4CUGRAD.COM or call 877-4CU-GRAD.

    Campbellsville University’s Brockman Center in Hodgenville is the home for the classes; however, work is being done on the building and classes currently are being held on the second floor of the police station adjacent to City Hall.

  • Honoring victims of violence

    SpringHaven Domestic Violence Program will host a candlelight vigil at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 19, to honor victims of domestic violence in LaRue County.

    The vigil will take place in front of the LaRue County Courthouse.

    The ceremony will include a victim/survivor of domestic violence who will share her story of abuse.

  • ECTC to recognize distinguished alumni

    Nine Elizabethtown Community and Tech­nical College alumni will be recognized Monday for exemplary service to their professions and communities with induction into ECTC’s Hall of Distinguished Alumni.

    “Higher education for these honorees began on the Elizabethtown campus,” said Dr. Thelma White, ECTC Presi­dent/CEO.  “While some continued their education at other colleges or universities, others elected to enter the work force. All have been successful and have made significant contributions to society.”

  • ECTC forum promotes campaign to gain more funding

    Area residents are invited to a forum Oct. 19 in Elizabethtown to learn more about a grassroots effort to garner additional support among state policy makers for Kentucky’s community and technical colleges.

    The forum will be from 1:30 to 3 p.m. at the Elizabethtown Tourism & Convention Center, 1030 N. Mulberry St.  It will focus on Kentuckians for Community and Technical Colleges, a statewide advocacy campaign launched earlier this month by the Kentucky Community and Technical College System.

  • Storm winds leave damage along Hardin-LaRue line

    A storm front pushed winds up to 80 miles an hour through the dark of night early Friday leaving a line of damage just north of Upton along the Hardin-LaRue county line.

    A National Weather Service survey team visited the area hours later and determined straight-line winds created  damage that stretched about a third of a mile and the length of 15 football fields.

  • Lincolns Loft welcomes Bowling Green author

    Robert H. Austin of Bowling Green will have a book signing 12:30-3:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 17, at Lincolns Loft on the square. Austin will be signing copies of his fiction novels, “The Shoebox” and “The Saloon.”

  • Fall clean-up disposal available Saturday morning

    A fall clean-up day will be held from 8 a.m. until noon Saturday at the LaRue County Maintenance Facility across from LaRue County High School.

    Household items can be dropped off for disposal or recycling. Electronics scrap, batteries and scrap metal will be accepted.

    For more information, check with Jill Gray, LaRue County solid waste coordinator, at 358-9903..