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Today's News

  • ECTC sponsors annual poetry contest

     The Elizabethtown Community and Technical College literary publication, The Heartland Review, is hosting its annual poetry contest.

    The Joy Bale Boone Poetry Prize offers $350 for first; $150 for second; and $75 for third, and publication in The Heartland Review Spring issue.

    The Heartland Review requests a tax-deductible contribution of $10 per three poems entered to support the contest and the journal. Checks or money orders must be made out to The Heartland Review.

  • ECTC sponsors annual poetry contest

     The Elizabethtown Community and Technical College literary publication, The Heartland Review, is hosting its annual poetry contest.

    The Joy Bale Boone Poetry Prize offers $350 for first; $150 for second; and $75 for third, and publication in The Heartland Review Spring issue.

    The Heartland Review requests a tax-deductible contribution of $10 per three poems entered to support the contest and the journal. Checks or money orders must be made out to The Heartland Review.

  • Western Kentucky University Dean's List and President's List

     Western Kentucky University has announced the fall 2011 Dean's List and President’s List.

    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. 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 WKU’s TopNet are not listed.

     

    President’s List

  • Got milk? Get a scholarship

     The National Milk Mustache “got milk?” campaign, in partnership with USA TODAY, is calling for entries in the 15th annual Scholar Athlete Milk Mustache of the Year Award program. The SAMMY Awards recognize 25 outstanding high school senior student athletes who represent excellence in academics, athletics, community service and leadership who make the most of their days by grabbing nutrient-rich milk with breakfast.

  • LaRue County Conservation District awards $1,000 scholarship

     The LaRue County Conservation District will award a $1,000 scholarship to two LaRue County High School seniors.

    Applications are available at the LaRue County High School guidance office and the LCCD office at 606A North Lincoln Blvd., Hodgenville. Requests for emailed copies can be sent to michelle.ogden@ky.nacdnet.net.

  • BASKETBALL: Hawks lose to Green Wave

     The LaRue County High School Hawks fell Tuesday 71-59 to the Meade County Green Waves.

    The Hawks led 20-19 after the first quarter when both teams matched each other shot-for-shot.

    Meade County began pulling away in the second quarter, taking a 29-20 lead on a putback by senior center Wes Dowell.

    The Green Wave stretched their advantage to 43-29 early in the second, prompting Hawks coach Paul Childress to call for a timeout.

  • BASKETBALL: Double wins make Homecoming 2012 a success

     LaRue County teams had a heyday at Friday’s Homecoming with the Hawks coming away with a 60-54 win and the Lady Hawks with a 62-44 victory.

  • COMMUNITY CALENDAR: Feb. 1, 2012

     Blood drive in New Haven

  • PHOTO: New newspaper box across from Hodgenville Post Office

     The LaRue County Herald News has a new box outside Todd’s Lunch Box at 105 S. Walters Ave., Hodgenville. It’s across from the Hodgenville Post Office.

  • LaRue Schools: Top Workplace

     LaRue County schools were featured Sunday in “The Courier-Journal’s Top Workplaces” for being one of the best places to work in the Greater Louisville area. This is the second consecutive year that the school system has been named to the list.