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Today's News

  • Adam Lindsey resigns as coach at John Hardin

    Coaching three sports for several years took a hit on Adam Lindsey and as a result, he’s decided to give up coaching the sport involving a bat.

    After five seasons in charge of the John Hardin Bulldog baseball program, Lindsey tendered his resignation last week.

  • Western Kentucky University Spring 2011 Dean's List

    Several local students were named to the Dean’s and President’s List for the spring semester at Western Kentucky University.

    Students making the Dean’s List have a grade-point average of 3.4 to 3.79 in a 4.0 scale. Students on the President’s List have GPAs of 3.8 to 4.0 and are indicated by an asterisk (*). To be eligible for the either list, students must have at least 12 hours of coursework that semester.

    Students who list their information as “confidential” in TopNet (WKU’s website) are not listed.

  • Attorney charged with promoting contraband

    At the request of the Bullitt County Detention Center the Kentucky State Police was asked to investigate an alleged promoting contraband violation. The jail staff recovered a syringe that had allegedly been smuggled into the jail by way of an inmate's attorney.

    While interviews were being conducted, the suspect, Michael S. Wade, 31, of Louisville, arrived at the jail to meet with his client.

  • FOR YOUR HEALTH: Don't wait ... hydrate!

    The summer is here, and we have already endured some very hot days. Hopefully, we are all eating less, exercising more, and staying hydrated by drinking more water. Water, the nutrient our body needs the most, also helps prevent dehydration. The effects of dehydration can range from thirst to kidney failure and are usually silent but progressive. Therefore, we need to pay attention to the early signs of water loss because before we know it, we can become severely dehydrated.

  • High school junior can win $500 scholarship

    Juniors at Kentucky’s public and private high schools may enter to win a $500 scholarship and a photo shoot at his or her school through the “Promote Your School” scholarship contest, sponsored by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority.

  • Flaget is part of health care systems merger

    By Erin McCoy, Landmark News Service

    The University of Louisville Hospital/James Graham Brown Cancer Center, Louisville-based Jewish Hospital and St. Mary's HealthCare, and the Saint Joseph Health System, which includes Flaget Memorial Hospital, announced an agreement to form a unified health care delivery system Tuesday. The network will include 91 hospitals, clinics, home health agencies, physician groups and satellite primary care centers.

  • ECTC hosts diesel traning for automotive/diesel instructors

  • COLUMN: Make Christ your autopilot

    Keep your heart with all diligence for out of it is springs the issue of life. Proverbs 4:23

    Behind everything you do, there’s a thought. So if you want to change your life, you have to change your thinking.

  • Library begins summer reading program

    School may be out for the summer but the LaRue County Public Library is offering several activities to keep the whole family busy.
    The summer reading program, offered 1-2 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday at the library, allows children the chance to “travel around the world” through stories, games and crafts. Saturdays from 10 to 10:30 a.m., children 6 months and up can explore through play activities at “Tater Tots.” Tuesday is family night, offering movies and popcorn 5-7 p.m. for families who want to attend.

  • COLUMN: Child's play should be outdoor play

    Did you know that children today are in danger of having shorter life spans than their parents? And did you know that danger exists at least partially because of children’s unhealthy daily activities? We need to pay attention and redirect our children firmly toward daily physical activity and if possible, outdoor interaction with nature.