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Today's News

  • LaRue Chamber plans golf scramble

    The LaRue County Chamber of Commerce will hold its 15th annual golf scramble 10:30 a.m. April 18 at the LaRue County Country Club, 1175 Greensburg Road, Hodgenville.

    First place is $400 plus jackpot.

    Entry fee is $60 per player; $240 per team.

    For more information, call 358-3411.

  • Ancestral Trails to sponsor book fair

    Beverly Heath gave a presentation on “Outhouses of the Past” at the last meeting of Ancestral Trails Historical Society.

    The next meeting will have Katherine Johnson of the Louisville Archivist for Manuscript Collections at the University of Louisville.

    Plans are under way for the upcoming Genealogy and History Book Fair sponsored by Ancestral Trails on April 18 at Pritchard Community Center in Elizabethtown. Also there will be two workshops presented by Brandon Slone on War of 1812 and Kandie Adkinson on Land Warrants and Land Grants on line.

  • LaRue County will host Wooden Bat Classic

    The LaRue County High School baseball team will host a unique tournament Friday and Saturday. Only wooden bats will be used.

    The KHSAA allows high school teams to use aluminum bats but in this case, each team will receive wooden bats to the round-robin event.

    Somerset, DeSales and Adair County will visit Hodgenville for the Wooden Bat Classic, sponsored by Nall's Specialized Healing.

    LCHS is hosting the event for the first time although the Hawks have participated in similar wooden bat events at other locations.

  • Chamber scramble scheduled

    The LaRue County Chamber of Commerce will hold its 15th annual golf scramble 10:30 a.m. April 18 at the LaRue County Country Club, 1175 Greensburg Road, Hodgenville.

    First place is $400 plus jackpot.

    Entry fee is $60 per player; $240 per team. For more information, call 358-3411.

  • Chamber scramble scheduled

    The LaRue County Chamber of Commerce will hold its 15th annual golf scramble 10:30 a.m. April 18 at the LaRue County Country Club, 1175 Greensburg Road, Hodgenville.

    First place is $400 plus jackpot.

    Entry fee is $60 per player; $240 per team. For more information, call 358-3411.

  • Chamber scramble scheduled

    The LaRue County Chamber of Commerce will hold its 15th annual golf scramble 10:30 a.m. April 18 at the LaRue County Country Club, 1175 Greensburg Road, Hodgenville.

    First place is $400 plus jackpot.

    Entry fee is $60 per player; $240 per team. For more information, call 358-3411.

  • Reed judges mock trial championship

    Madison Central High School/Kentucky Tech in Richmond recently earned the championship title in the 2009 Kentucky High School Mock Trial Tournament. This is the second time the team has won the state championship, first winning it in 2000. The title qualifies the team to compete in the National High School Mock Trial Tournament in Atlanta from May 6-10.

    Judging the competition were Court of Appeals judges, circuit and district judges, attorneys and law students. LaRue and Hart District Judge C. Derek Reed was among the judges. 

     

  • Pro baseball team welcomes former LaRue Countian

    Clay Underwood, formerly of LaRue County, will perform the National Anthem on Friday, which is opening night of the Bowling Green Hot Rods' inaugural season.

    The baseball team is a Class A affiliate of the American League champion Tampa Bay Rays. They take on the Kannapolis Intimidators opening night.

    Underwood, who now lives in Horse Cave, was asked to perform follow the success of his current album, New Beginnings and Old Honky Tonks. 

    For more information, contact the team’s ticket office at 270-901-2121 or www.bghotrods.com.

  • 'Stephen Foster' prepares for 51st season

    The 51st season of “Stephen Foster — The Musical” will build on a crowd favorite, Johnny Warren, Stephen Foster Productions artistic director and marketing manager, said at the organization’s annual meeting Thursday at Old Kentucky Home Country Club. In honor of last year’s 50th anniversary, the show featured live musical accompaniment. This year’s production will feature even more instruments, including the traditional piano and guitar as well as a flute and clarinet.

  • ECTC to offer French class in April

    Elizabethtown Community and Technical College is offering a conversational French class in April. The class is designed to introduce the student to phrases, vocabulary, culture and grammar that would be helpful when going abroad.

    The course will be held four Mondays beginning April 6, 6-8:30 p.m., in room 411 of the Regional Postsecondary Education Center building on the ECTC campus. Registration is $89. Deadline to register is March 30.