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Today's News

  • Akers to celebrate 50th anniversary

    Larry and Alice Jenkins Akers of Sonora will celebrate their 50th anniversary April 30, 2011.

    The couple married April 29, 1961 at First Baptist Church of Sonora. They have three children, Ryan Akers, Alicia Reeves and Jay Akers, and five grandchildren.

    The celebration will be 2:4 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Sonora, 709 Main St., Sonora.

    Family and friends are invited.

  • SOFTBALL: Lady Hawks defeat John Hardin

    For the second time in a span of five days, John Hardin senior pitcher Olivia Greenwell had a tough outing.

    And for the second time in that same span, the opposing team took full advantage.

    The homestanding LaRue County Lady Hawks exploded for 12 runs in the first three innings and finished with 14 hits en route to a 13-6 win Monday night.

  • PHOTO: State fishes debris from under bridge

    High water created some issues for the Lincoln Blvd. bridge. Tuesday, state workers removed some of the debris clogging the waterway.

  • PHOTO: State fishes debris from under bridge

    High water created some issues for the Lincoln Blvd. bridge. Tuesday, state workers removed some of the debris clogging the waterway.

  • Weber honored in music competition

    Campbellsville University’s School of Music students competed in this year’s National Association of Teachers of Singing Mid-South Regional Auditions. The auditions were held April 8-9 with five students competing; two of them advancing to the final round.
    The competition was held at the University of Kentucky in Lexington. The Mid-South region includes colleges and universities from Kentucky, Tennessee, Ohio and Indiana.

  • Short school board meeting: Consent agenda approved

    Monday’s school board meeting went off without a hitch – all 10 minutes of it. Before the meeting was called to order, board members chuckled at the fact that the agenda had no items listed under the action agenda.
    “I thought my computer messed up,” said board member Ronnie Chelf with a laugh. However, there was no error and the meeting carried on.

  • Earth Day: Make changes to help the environment

    On April 22, 1970, 20 million people celebrated the first Earth Day. Since then our planet has faced many environmental challenges, but has also made great strides in protecting and preserving our natural resources. This year Earth Day will be celebrated on Friday, April 22.
    You can Pick Five for the Environment by taking action today.
    Conserve water:
    · Turn the water off when brushing your teeth or washing your hands or face.
    · When shaving, fill the basin with water and dip your razor in the basin as needed.

  • Sunrise Volunteers to meet

    Sunrise Manor Volunteers’ semi-annual meeting will be 6 p.m. April 26 in the activities room. Mark Henderson, the nursing home’s interim administrator, will be present to answer questions about the new nursing home. The agenda will also include election of officers for two-year terms.

  • Tara Warren wins 4-H Camp scholarship

    Tara Warren was the winner for the free trip to 4-H Camp that was given away at the annual Extension Expo March 19.

  • Easter season activities

    Middle Creek egg hunt
    Middle Creek Baptist Church will have an egg hunt 6 p.m. April 20. Children from preschool to sixth grade are invited to participate. A light meal will be served at 6 p.m. following a story about Easter. For more information, contact Brenda Buchanan at 358-4947.

    Easter programs at Magnolia Cumberland Presbyterian