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Today's News

  • I want to do good, but I do bad

    The same wind that blew in your back on your way to hell, will blow in your face on your way to heaven. After the initial well-being, saved and accepted in the family of Christ, you find yourself assailed by thoughts and forces you thought were no longer part of your life.

  • County cleanup is Friday and Saturday

    This year Commonwealth Cleanup Week is March 22-28. LaRue County's annual spring cleanup days are set for noon-4 p.m. March 27 and 8 a.m.-noon March 28 at the LaRue County Maintenance Barn across from LaRue County Middle School.

    Bulky furniture, appliances, vehicle and equipment batteries (rechargeable), scrap metal, computer equipment and vehicle tires will be accepted for a nominal fee. Things will go quickly, so don’t be afraid of long lines. We will move you in and out quickly, especially if you load your truck or trailer with all like items together.

  • Lady Hawks begin season Monday

    If hard work and talent is any indication, the LaRue County High School Lady Hawks softball team is looking forward to a successful season. The team is laden with talented, experienced upperclassmen and strong up-and-coming underclassmen.  

    Head coach Mielle DiStefano, who won the Region in 2005 and has won two other Regional titles as an assistant coach, will be assisted by coaches Junior DiStefano, Amanda Hayes, Brandy Eastridge and Amanda Dudley.

  • Padgett plans run in Down Under games

    LaRue County High School junior Truman Padgett is setting his sights both high and “down under” for this upcoming track season.

    The defending 5th Region champ in the 400-meter run wants to break the school record in the event, 49.6 seconds, set by Tony Smith in the ’70s. 

    “I want to run a 49.5,” the 16-year-old athlete said, which would eclipse his 51.75 regional championship clocking.

  • Vienna Boys' Choir coming to Campbellsville

    The final performance for the 2008-09 Central Kentucky Art Series will feature the world-renowned Vienna Boys’ Choir at 7:30 p.m. March 24 at Randsdell Chapel at Camp­bellsville University.

    To order tickets or obtain more information, call CKAS president Dr. Bill Neal at (270) 789-5349 or send an e-mail to nealwm@windstream.net. Tickets at the door are $15 each for adult non-students and $3 for students.

    Seating begins at 6:45 p.m. Season ticket holders are asked to arrive at this time.

  • Christ's death make everything possible

    The Sunday school teacher was checking her students’ knowledge of Proverbs. She asked, “Cleanliness is next to what?” A small boy replied, “Impossible.”

    Sometimes cleanliness does seem nearly impossible. Why? Because sin is so strong and never-ending. Once we are cleansed from sin, it comes right back to tempt us again. It is very hard to overcome some sins such as greed, lust, ill will, anger and gossip.

  • Woman charged with burglary, arson

    A Hodgenville woman has been charged with second-degree arson, burglary and criminal mischief after allegedly setting a garage on fire.

    Tonya D. Bell, 34, is accused of entering a garage on White City Road March 8 and setting it on fire. Besides the building, a riding lawnmower, couch, go-cart, air compressor and other items were destroyed, according to court records.

    Bell is also facing charges of disorderly conduct, second and menacing after allegedly threatening a Hodgenville woman.

    Arraignment dates in LaRue District Court are today and March 25.

  • Youth tournament planned in Campbellsville

    The Campbellsville Community Club will host a youth basketball tournament March 6-8. The tournament is open to the first 12 teams in fourth, fifth and sixth grade boys divisions. Entry fee is $125 per team payable in advance.

    For more information, contact Ricky Janes at (270) 789-3709 or 469-6106.

  • Youth tournament planned in Campbellsville

    The Campbellsville Community Club will host a youth basketball tournament March 6-8. The tournament is open to the first 12 teams in fourth, fifth and sixth grade boys divisions. Entry fee is $125 per team payable in advance.

    For more information, contact Ricky Janes at (270) 789-3709 or 469-6106.

  • Youth tournament planned in Campbellsville

    The Campbellsville Community Club will host a youth basketball tournament March 6-8. The tournament is open to the first 12 teams in fourth, fifth and sixth grade boys divisions. Entry fee is $125 per team payable in advance.

    For more information, contact Ricky Janes at (270) 789-3709 or 469-6106.