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Today's News

  • PHOTO: Hawk Baseball
  • ENGAGEMENT: April Lynn Cundiff and Eric Ryan Coffey

    April Lynn Cundiff of Bowling Green and Eric Ryan Coffey of Elizabethtown announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    The bride to be is a graduate of LaRue County High School and attended Elizabethtown Community and Technical College. She is the manager of Duke’s Sporting Goods in Bowling Green.

    She is the daughter of Grant and Vickie Cundiff of Hodgenville.

    The prospective groom is a graduate of Central Hardin High School and University of Louisville. He is employed by Gene Coffey Construction.

  • Gentry named Nurse of the Year

    Phyllis Gentry, a school nurse at Nelson County High School, has been named the Lucille Ross School Nurse of the Year for 2012.

    Gentry has been a school nurse for the past 20 years of a 42-year career in nursing.

    This is the second time Gentry has received this annual award from the Kentucky School Nurses' Association, making her the only two-time recipient of the award started in the early ‘90s and named in honor of KSNA founder, Lucille Ross.

  • COLUMN: Have faith in God through the trying times

    The “cancer rollercoaster” sums up the cancer journey for the patient and loved ones.

    One moment you’re on top with good news and hope (treatments are working, cancer’s in remission) only to plunge downward in unexpected twists and turns.

    My husband was diagnosed with lymphoma almost four years ago and has undergone multiple chemotherapy treatments and two bone marrow stem cell transplants. It is difficult to not allow cancer to dominate our thoughts.  

  • COLUMN: Our lives can be renewed

    The dormant earth has sprung to life with the warm sunshine. Blossoms have poked through the dried grass. Buds have formed a lovely kaleidoscope of color in the woods and lawns. Birds loudly chirp and busily build nests for their young. The earth loudly and vibrantly praises God as it comes back to life now that winter has passed.

    Jesus said, “I am the resurrection and the life. He who believes in me will live, even though he dies; and whoever lives and believes in me will never die. Do you believe this?” John 11:2-26.

  • FYE class at Campbellsville University shares stories, successes

     “Thank you for not only serving us, but allowing us to serve,” Michael Jennings, a freshman of Edmonton, said to Dr. Michael V. Carter, president, and Campbellsville University's freshmen classes in a service celebrating servant leadership.

    Campbellsville University's First-Year Experience classes participated in servant leadership projects throughout the spring semester and shared their experiences in a celebration service. The service was a time of recognition for the students' accomplishments throughout the year.

  • Wathen earns band scholarship at EKU

     Sean-Michael Wathen, a senior at LaRue County High School and member of the Band of Hawks, has earned a scholarship to attend Eastern Kentucky University.

    Wathen, the son of John and Kim Wathen, won first chair for bass clarinet in the Symphonic Band during the EKU High School Honor Band program in February.

    He will receive $6,400 over a four-year period to complete a minor in music. He plans to major in aviation for which he received a Merit Scholarship.

  • Sunrise Volunteers meet in April

     The semi-annual meeting of Sunrise Volunteers was held April 24 in Sunrise Manor's second floor chapel.

    Sunrise Manor provided a very pleasant meal of Alfredo lasagna, cheese cake, salad and drinks.

    LaDean Self introduced Steve Skaggs, a singer-musician from the Hodgenville area, as the evening's entertainment.

    Jim Kessler, secretary, read minutes of the Oct. 18, 2011, semi-annual meeting which were approved as read. 

  • COLUMN: Free cooking classes offered in conjunction with farmers market

     The opening day for the 2012 LaRue County Farmers Market is 2-5:30 p.m. May 4 at the LaRue County Extension Office parking area. This season the market will be open 2-5 p.m. on Tuesday and Friday afternoons.

    Anyone who wants to participate as a producer in the market may contact Extension Food & Nutrition Education Program assistant Abby Tate at the Extension Office at 358-3401 or email abigail.tate@uky.edu. This farmers market is for local producers.

    Free Cooking Classes

  • Bookmobile Schedule - May 2012

     May 2 – New Freedom, Magnolia Street, Westpoint Bank, Upton, Watch Me Grow, Upton, Maxine Road, Magnolia Mall, New Jackson Highway

    May 3 – Laugh & Learn, Kids Crew, Nationwide Uniform, North L&N Turnpike, Bardstown Road, Carter Brothers Road

    May 7 - Bullfrog & Butterflies, Learning Tree, Hodgenville Elementary School

    May 8 – LaRue County High School, Evenstart, Poplar Avenue, South L&N Turnpike, Sunrise Manor, Phillips Lane, Campbellsville Road