Today's News

  • Church Calendar - April 8, 2015

    Concert at Glendale Christian Church
    Glendale Christian Church, 119 Main St., Glendale, will hold a gospel concert 7 p.m. April 11 with The Noblemen and The Commonwealth Quartet. For more information, call Bill Twyman at 270-234-4799.

    Ladies’ conference at Mount Moriah

  • Sports Shorts - April 8, 2015

    Spring football practice
    Spring football practice begins April 13.
    CU Cheerleading tryouts

  • TENNIS: Maddie Lee's winning disposition

    Senior Madison Lee has been a great example of a model student-athlete for the LaRue County Hawks Tennis program. Lee carries a 4.0 GPA, assumes various leadership roles at school and has been the #1 seeded girl’s single tennis player the last three seasons.
    Lee has been playing competitive tennis since seventh-grade, and is currently playing her sixth season for the Lady Hawks Tennis program. She credits her brother Zachary for the main reason for playing.

  • Cruse control: Trishtian Cruse leads the way

    When one thinks about Lady Hawks Softball over the past six years, one of the names that come up is senior Trishtian Cruse.  
    Cruse has been an integral part of the program and a consistent leader on and off the field.
    As of Monday, Cruse is batting .667 with 16 hits (12 singles, 2 doubles, 1 triple and 1 inside the park homerun). She has started for the varsity program at shortstop since her eighth-grade season.
    Cruse has had a ball in her hand very early on.

  • COLUMN: Fun in the sun with the annual golf scramble

    Join us for lunch! The LaRue County Chamber luncheon this month is noon Wednesday, April 15 in The Lincoln Museum Community Room next door to the Chamber office.

  • LCHS greenhouse will open soon

    LaRue County High School’s greenhouse technology class will have a hand in the high school’s commencement this spring.

    “This year's greenhouse class has started a new project for the school’s senior class,” said Emma Shelton, a senior who is in the class. “Along with Mrs. Summer Garris (senior class sponsor), we have planted flowers to be used at graduation.”

    Shelton said the flowers have been given optimal care to ensure that the stage at graduation is covered in beautiful blue and white blooms.

  • Conservation Banquet Awards

    The LaRue County Conservation District Banquet was held March 17 at the LaRue County Extension office.
    The awards dinner is held to honor the winning participants and teachers of the Jim Claypool Art and Writing Contest. LCCD coordinates the event while local businesses sponsor awards for students.
    Participating businesses that sent a representative to present the awards were
    Southern States of Hodgenville, Crop Production Services of Hodgenville, Lincoln National Bank, Magnolia Bank and McDowell Farm Machinery.

  • COLUMN: Come see, go tell

    Christians from all over the world gathered last Sunday to remember and reinforce our faith in the living Christ. Jesus Christ is the only hope for this life and the next.

    We were sinners and were dead in trespasses and sin, but God in his great love for us sent Jesus to die for our sins.

    Jesus said, “I am the Way ….” (John 14:6). He is the only way to everlasting life and to a heavenly home. The hymn says, “I must need go home by the way of the cross, there is no other way but this.”

  • PHOTO: Aubrey attends music conference

    The Music Teachers National Association held their annual conference March 21-25 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Pictured is Marc Hebda, Southern Division Director and Diana C. Aubrey, Kentucky MTA State President. Aubrey has operated a music studio in Hodgenville since 1977.

  • COLUMN: Kindergarten readiness includes healthy eating habits

     The Governor’s Office of Early Childhood wants parents to understand that eating a balanced diet and being active are signs of school readiness. But in Kentucky, one in three children is obese or overweight before they enter kindergarten. This matters because childhood obesity tends to follow children into adulthood and can bring a lot of health challenges along with it. As your child’s first and best teacher, you can help your child curb childhood obesity and live a healthy lifestyle from an early age.