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Today's News

  • Henderson accepts head coach job at Meade

    Joshua Henderson is the new head basketball coach for the Meade County Green Wave.

    He served six seasons as an assistant coach under Paul Childress at LaRue County. He played for Childress at Caverna High School and joined his staff after graduating from Western Kentucky University in 2007.

    Henderson, who was also the cross country coach at LaRue County for three seasons, believes his experience building LaRue County’s youth program will help him. He also served as head coach of the seventh- and eighth-grade and freshman boys’ teams.

  • Sports Shorts

    ECTC soccer tryouts scheduled
    Any graduating seniors, current Elizabethtown Community and Technical College students or other prospective students who want to play soccer are encouraged to attend tryouts. Tryouts for women’s soccer are 6-8 p.m. June 17 at Carroll Soccer Complex.
    More information will be available at a later date regarding tryouts for basketball or other sports. Anyone interested in ECTC sports who cannot attend tryouts should contact Dr. Dale Buckles at dale.buckles@kctcs.edu or 270-706-8431.

  • Hubbard Cemetery fundraiser set for Aug. 9

    First Baptist Church, located at 404 S. Lincoln Blvd. in Hodgenville, will once again play host to Rev. Dr. Kevin Cosby on Aug 9.

    Rev. Dr. Cosby has been helping the church raise money over the past eight years to maintain Hubbard Cemetery on College Street.

    Stephanie Melvin, a cousin of Cosby’s, convinced him to help the organization with their fundraiser in 2005 and has since made it a regular event.

    The event over the years has grown and now people from Radcliff, Elizabethtown, Bardstown, and Campbellsville attend.  

  • COLUMN: Things will get worse in the last days

    These are the last days before Christ comes back and calls a halt to this sinful world. Jesus speaks of the end time in Matthew 24. Paul describes the last days in his second letter to Timothy (3:1-5). He characterizes them as being  “terrible times.”

  • Church Calendar -June 12, 2013

    Annual session of South District Association at First Baptist
    The annual session of the South District Association and Auxiliaries at First Baptist Church Hodgenville, 404 S. Lincoln Blvd., is June 11-13. Tuesday will be Youth Day. The afternoon speaker will be Rev. Stephen Harris of Lexington. The keynote speaker will be Alfred Reid, state moderator of the General Association of Kentucky Baptists.

    River of Life has special service

  • New Hope man dies in mowing accident

    A 74-year-old New Hope man died Friday afternoon in a mowing accident when his lawn tractor overturned.

    Nelson County Deputy Coroner Brian Papenfuss said the accident occurred about 5 p.m. on Coon Hollow Road.

    Marvin S. Saunders was mowing his yard and got too close to a creek on his property, when he lost control of the machine and it rolled over, trapping him upside down beneath it. The deputy said the man apparently died of asphyxiation from the weight of the tractor pressing against his diaphragm. The cause of death was given as trauma.

  • WEDDING: Kimberly and David Thompson

    Kimberly Williams and David Thompson, both of Hodgenville, were married Dec. 7, 2012, at The Old Mill in Pigeon Forge, Tenn., by Pastor Dave Simmons.

    The bride is the daughter of the late James and Anna Williams of Hodgenville.

    The groom is the son of Duane (Ginni) Thompson and Sandy (Richard) LaFollette, all of Hodgenville.

  • LCHS principal search begins

     In the wake of the resignation of LaRue County High School Principal Paul Mullins, the school’s site-based decision-making council is “left with the difficult task of replacing” him, said council member and teacher Justin Craft.

    Mullins, after eight years at the helm of LCHS, has accepted a position as superintendent of schools in Garrard County.

    At its last meeting, the council approved an online survey to gather information from the community on “what qualities it wants in our next principal at LCHS.”

  • WEDDING: Angel Danielle and Adam Elisha Lewis

     Angel Danielle Humphrey and Adam Elisha Lewis were married May 31, 2013, in a private ceremony at the residence of Gordon McDowell.

    The bride is the daughter of Daniel and Lisa Humphrey.

    The groom is the son of Sid and Judy Lewis.

    Attendants were the couple’s parents, Vicky Enlow and Bryson Elisa Lewis.

    The couple lives in Hodgenville.

  • PHOTO: New podium at Sunrise Manor

     A new podium at Sunrise Manor was presented by Sunrise Manor Volunteers in memory of Clyde Brown on May 26. Pictured are Brother Steve Campbell, pastor of Union Christian Church; and Garnett Brown, brother of Clyde Brown.