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Today's News

  • Billy Howell named to Kentucky Motorsports Hall of Fame

    Billy Howell, owner of Billy Howell Funeral Chapel in Hodgenville, has been named the newest inductee into the Kentucky Motorsports Hall of Fame.

    “It was a complete surprise to me,” said Howell. “I didn’t even know there was such a thing.”

    His induction is no surprise, however, to others who watched him race in the ASA, ARCA and NASCAR short track circuits.

    Dave Huber, with Kentucky Motorsports Hall of Fame, called Howell a “smart driver.”

  • Church calendar

    Watch Night at Freedom Way

    Freedom Way Church in Cecilia will have its watch night service at 8 p.m. Thursday. Various singing groups will be followed by a sermon by the Rev. Ronnie McCowan. Dinner will follow at 10 p.m. with host pastor, the Rev. Billy Curle.

  • Pamida donations to communities increase

    The Pamida Foundation announces this year’s donations to communities have increased 30 percent. Contributions to local food banks and gift-tree programs total over half a million dollars.

    This year’s contributions to local food banks will be used to help stock shelves with food for families in need this holiday season. In addition, numerous Pamida stores across the Midwest are organizing local food drives to coordinate with the Foundation donations.

  • Indictments provide insight into murder investigation

    Landmark News Service

    According to information in grand jury indictments and interviews with officers, the death of Donald Marshall appears to have been sparked by the drug-related burglary of Kenneth Craig Mattingly’s residence, who is one of the suspects accused of Marshall’s murder.

  • Administrator clarifies statement made at board meeting

    Amanda Reed, instructional supervisor for LaRue County Schools, offers a clarification to last week’s article about early release days.

    Reed wrote in an e-mail:

  • A spiritual soul mate can help you on your journey

    The baby leaped in her womb. Luke 1:41

    After telling the virgin Mary, “The Holy Spirit will come upon you, “ the angel of the Lord announces, “Elizabeth your relative is going to have a child in her old age … for nothing is impossible with God” Luke 1:35-37.

    Next we read, “Mary got ready and hurried ... she entered Zechariah’s home and greeted Elizabeth.

  • Park Service considers creation of national heritage area

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  • Davenport mentioned among All-State team

    Tyler Davenport, LaRue County senior offensive lineman, was named honorable mention in the 2009 Kentucky High School All-State first and second teams.

    The players were selected by 19 media representatives from across the state.

  • Hawks learn to play to the end

    The LaRue County Hawks varsity basketball team is spending much of the holiday break in tournaments.

    The Hawks beat a pesky St. Henry team 72-69 at the North American Stainless Classic held at Carroll County High School Dec. 21.

    Kyle Sheeran led the way with 20 points on four of six three-point attempts. While pleased with the win, Coach Paul Childress was not happy with the Hawks’ defense in the first half.

  • Church calendar

    Watch Night at Freedom Way

    Freedom Way Church in Cecilia will have its watch night service at 8 p.m. Thursday. Various singing groups will be followed by a sermon by the Rev. Ronnie McCowan. Dinner will follow at 10 p.m. with host pastor, the Rev. Billy Curle.