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Today's News

  • PHOTO: Leadership LaRue meets Jerry Abramson

     Kentucky Lieutenant Governor JerryEdwin Abramsonmet with members of the Leadership LaRue class last week in Frankfort. From left, Nathan Highbaugh, Paul Richey, Hazel Hinton, Jason Detre, Missy Milby, Abramson, Joanna Hinton, Krista Levee, Michelle Rogers, Martha Read, Angel French, Teleana Davis and Kayla Moore.

  • PHOTO: Scholarship winners
  • Several graduate from Western Kentucky University

     Several local students earned degrees in December from Western Kentucky University.

    They are:

    Katie L. Brown, Buffalo, Bachelor of Science

    Jeffrey Carson, Buffalo, Interdisciplinary Studies (BIS)

    Jessica P. Cave, Hodgenville, Bachelor of Science

    Sara E. Davis, Hodgenville, Bachelor of Science

    Meredith S. Dickerson, Hodgenville, Bachelor of Science in Nursing

    Jimmie N. Fathergill, Hodgenville, Bachelor of Science

    Tracie L. Fathergill, Hodgenville, Bachelor of Science

  • Online BSN graduates fit program around family

     

    Beverly Rowland, director of Campbellsville University's RN to BSN program and assistant professor of nursing, said the lives of her first graduating class of online bachelor's of science in nursing (BSN) students were hectic and busy with obligations to family and community as well as to school. She had to remember that when only one of her five graduates was able to participate in the December 2013 commencement ceremony.

  • FISCAL COURT: County roads to be resurfaced

     LaRue County Fiscal Court approved four county road resurfacing project recommendations presented by Patty Dunaway, Chief District Engineer with the Kentucky Department of Highways’ District Four at the courthouse in Hodgenville Feb. 11.

  • KSP searches for Nelson mother, children
  • COLUMN: What does Black History Month mean?

    For some, February is just the second month of the year, a time to let your sweetie know how much you care, when you worry about the groundhog seeing his shadow and predicting six more weeks of winter, or when you get those taxes done if you are getting a big fat refund check.

  • Bluegrass Pipeline future still unclear

    It’s still unclear whether the proposed Bluegrass Pipeline project will move forward, officials from Boardwalk Pipeline Partners indicated during Monday morning’s fourth quarter earnings call.

    Several analysts asked during the call whether the project will still progress, and one asked if the company would know in the first half of the year, but officials only repeated that they are still in discussions with customers and that a decision will be made based on customer commitment and regulatory approval.

  • Hawks defeat Nelson County

    The LaRue County Hawks overpowered Nelson County 73-41, Feb. 11.

    Junior forward Caleb Sheffer’s double-double propelled the homestanding Hawks to a rout of their 5th Region foe.

    Sheffer had 23 points, 13 rebounds and two assists as LaRue County handed the Cardinals their ninth straight loss.

    Senior guard Mike Neal chipped in with 15 points and three steals, while freshman guard Cameron Dawson had 10 points and two steals. Senior forward Kody Key-Close added nine points.

  • Lady Hawks defeat Nelson County

    The homestanding Lady Hawks ended Nelson County’s eight-game winning streak Feb. 11 with a 61-52 victory.

    Junior guard Alexis Brewer had 26 points and 11 rebounds, while senior forward Ivy Brown added 17 points, nine rebounds and six assists to help the Lady Hawks defeat their 5th Region rival.

    LaRue County was forced to play catch-up after Nelson County hit five 3-pointers in the first quarter and led by four, but the Lady Hawks pulled even by the end of the third and outscored the Lady Cardinals by nine in the fourth.