Today's News

  • Lincoln Days Elementary Art Contest Results 2009

    Overall contest winners

    First place: Jacob Cecil, Fifth grade

    Second place: Peyton Murray, Fourth grade

    Third place: Nate Zsedenyi, kindergarten

    Winners by grade


    First, Nate Zsedenyi; second, Sara Harned; third, Molly Vinson

    First grade

    First, Tryston Clemenz; second, Katelyn Eads; third, Emmi Cline

    Second grade

    First, Jacob Davis; second, Mallory Madriaga; third Elizabeth McIntosh

    Third grade

  • Former LaRue coach honored by college

    Elizabethtown native Don Cunningham, a former LaRue County High School coach, was recognized last weekend during homecoming festivities as a 2009 inductee into the East Mississi­ppi Community College Sports Hall of Fame. 

    He and nine other inductees were honored prior to the EMCC vs. North­east Mississippi game.

    Cunningham was a two-year (1957-59) basketball letterman for head coach Keyes T. Currie at East Mississippi. After graduating from Southern Miss, he began a successful career as a high school coach and school administrator.

  • Settling myths regarding BRAC

    If there are still any BRAC doubters out there, you should have seen the turn out for the Fort Knox Job Information Sessions at the Urban League Economic Empowerment Tour and Career Fair in Louisville earlier this month. We had hundreds of folks show up to learn more about the employment opportunities coming to the installation. Believe me, most were plenty interested in finding out how to qualify and apply for these future positions. 

  • 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.