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Today's News

  • Preliminary hearing set for Natalie Gentry

    A preliminary hearing for Natalie Gentry was scheduled for 9 a.m. March 12 during her court appearance Friday in front of Hardin District Judge Kimberly Shumate.

    Gentry, 33, an Elizabethtown resident and a former teacher at LaRue County Schools, has been charged with one count of first-degree sexual abuse and two counts of second-degree official misconduct for alleged sexual contact with two male students.

    The encounters allegedly occurred in Hardin County where Gentry lives.

  • PHOTO: Senator Givens meets with James Comer

     State Sen. David Givens of Greensburg was photographed with Agriculture Commissioner James. R. Comer at the annual Kentucky Proud Legislative Breakfast Feb. 2 in Frankfort. Givens represents LaRue, Adair, Barren, Edmonson, Green, Metcalfe and Monroe Counties.

  • Senator Givens' Frankfort report - Feb. 3, 2012

     The Senate passed several bills this week. Of these bills, three education bills and two agriculture bills are of particular importance.

  • PHOTO: Wear Red Day at Sunrise

  • PHOTO: Be a sweetheart. Give blood.

     The community sweetheart blood drive is noon-to-5 p.m. Feb. 14 at the Hodgenville Woman's Club on Lincoln Square.

  • PHOTO: ExCEL nominees honored

     Four teachers were honored last week as nominees for the LaRue County Teacher of the Year Excellence in Classroom and Educational Leadership (ExCEL) Award. They are from left, Jim B. Phelps of LaRue County Middle School; David Edwards of Hodgenville Elementary School, ExCEL winner Heather Cline of Abraham Lincoln Elementary School; and Tom McGovern of LaRue County High School.

  • Town hall meeting planned with Kentucky Fish and Wildlife staff

    People have the opportunity to exchange ideas and engage in open conversation with staff from the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources during a series of town hall meetings being held across the state.

    The nine town hall meetings begin Feb. 13 in Lexington and conclude with the final session April 2 in Morehead. Individual meetings are subject to rescheduling due to bad weather.

  • Campbellsville University offers two art scholarships

    Campbellsville University is searching for talented high school seniors to compete for two art scholarships worth a total of $6,000 each.

    The university's annual art scholarship competition and workshop will be Saturday, March 31, beginning at 10 a.m. in room 100 of the Art Building, 205A University Drive, Campbellsville, across from Gosser Fine Arts Center, 210 University Drive, Campbellsville, on campus.

    Performance grant scholarships will also be awarded to other students who might not be chosen for the competitive art scholarships.

  • Heather Cline named schools' ExCEL winner

     Heather Cline, a teacher at Abraham Lincoln Elementary School, has been named the district's LaRue County Teacher of the Year Excellence in Classroom and Educational Leadership (ExCEL) Award Winner.

    Other nominees were Tom McGovern of LaRue County High School; Jim B. Phelps of LaRue County Middle School; and David Edwards of Hodgenville Elementary School.

  • BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU: Proceed with caution when dating online

     Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. Are you looking for love?

    Millions use dating and social networking sites to meet people. While many are looking to start a successful relationship, there are those using these sites to take advantage of others. Unfortunately, the anonymity of the Internet makes it easy for con artists to use these sites to meet potential victims.