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Today's News

  • Robey named executive director for Community Action

     Lynne B. Robey has accepted the position as executive director for Central Kentucky Community Action Council, Inc. Robey has directed several programs within the agency over the past 14 years.

    Central Kentucky Community Action Council, Inc. provides jobs for 267 employees, and operates programs in the eight counties of the Lincoln Trail Area Development District, including LaRue County, assisting more than 9,000 families including 24,000 persons.

    The agency is located at 332 Hood Avenue, Lebanon, KY.

  • Tickets available for Lincoln Luncheon

     The Abraham Lincoln Birthday Luncheon will be held at noon Feb. 12 at Ovesen Heights Baptist Church.

    The meal will be catered by Ray’s Hodgenville Grill. There will be a guest speaker and presentation of community awards – the Richard Burks Lincoln Heritage and Mary Brooks Howard awards.

    Tickets are $15 and may be purchased at The Lincoln Museum or from Lincoln Days directors. For more information or to reserve a ticket, call the Lincoln Days office at 358-8710.

    The church is located at 1604 Bardstown Road, Hodgenville.

  • Mat Hawks defeat Oldham on Senior Night

     The Mat Hawk seniors were honored at their final home match Jan. 30.

    They gave the home crowd a night to remember as they rolled over Oldham County, 64-3.

    B.J. Carman, the Hawks’ top-ranked 182-pounder, led Garrett Bird 6-2 after the first period, then pinned him 15 seconds into the second period.

    Spencer Hines decisioned Will Jennings 12-2 at 152-pounds.

    Tanner Mouser defeated Sean Dunn 12-4 at 126-pounds.

    Nathan Bell, the Mat Hawks’ heavyweight, pinned Thomas Fow in 13 seconds.

  • Four named to Eastern's Dean's List

     Four local students were named to the Dean’s List at Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, for the fall semester.

    They are Sean-Micheal Wathen, of Magnolia, a sophomore aviation major; Adam Blake Cox, of Campbellsville, a senior police studies major; Russell Taylor Despain, of Campbellsville, a senior aviation major; and Maridith Ann Willett, of Campbellsville, a junior pre-occupational science major.

  • Wrestlers compete in Cardinal Clash

     LaRue County’s youth wrestlers competed Saturday in the Cardinal Clash at Campbellsville:

    Gavin Ferguson, 2-2, fourth

    Thomas Hoppes, 2-1, second

    Colby Padilla, 3-1, third

    Dylan Thompson, 2-2, fourth

    Tanner Lasley, 1-2

    Conlee Crossno, 2-0, Champion

    Jake Heady, 1-1, second

    Cameron Lasley, 3-1, second

    Dalton Rutledge, 1-4, fourth

    Clay Perry, 0-2

    Noah Davis, 4-0, Champion

    Jesse Walters, 1-3

  • TOUCHPOINTS: Do your feet race to do wrong?

     In Proverbs 6:16-19 we read about “six things the Lord hates – no, seven things he detests:”

    1. Haughty eyes, being arrogantly proud, overbearing and self-important.

    2. A lying tongue: “Death and life are in the power of the tongue.” You can actually kill someone with words. When you speak words of slander, gossip, false accusation, hatred, criticism, discouragement and contempt, you can actually kill someone. Such words over days and weeks, months and years can actually break someone’s spirit.

  • Campbellsville University students attend inauguration

     January will mark a month that many Campbellsville University students will remember for a long time. Three groups of students attended President Barack Obama's second inauguration ceremony.

    Students attending were from three university clubs: Phi Alpha Theta history honor society, the Sociology Club and the Political Science Club.

    Attending were Kaity Skaggs of New Haven; Sarah Mortensen of Hodgenville; and Shelby Floyd of Upton.

  • Campbellsville University students attend inauguration

    January will mark a month that many Campbellsville University students will remember for a long time. Three groups of students attended President Barack Obama's second inauguration ceremony.

    Students attending were from three university clubs: Phi Alpha Theta history honor society, the Sociology Club and the Political Science Club.

    Attending were Kaity Skaggs of New Haven; Sarah Mortensen of Hodgenville; and Shelby Floyd of Upton.

  • Back roads slick, schools closed

     Main roads are mostly clear after a dusting of snow fell overnight. Some back roads, parking lots and sidewalks are icy.

    Schools in LaRue and Hardin counties are closed today.

    Early morning classes at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College are canceled today. ECTC will open at 10 a.m. today.

    The military post at Fort Knox also announced a two-hour delay for employees today unless your job has been defined as weather essential. 

  • PHOTO: RoboHawks at Rotary

     The LaRue County Robohawks were featured at the Hodgenville Rotary Club. From left, coach David Walsh, Mary Gearon, Isaac Johnson, Dylan Rowe, Gilbert Cox, Ethan Johnson, Parker Smith, Celeste Menard and assistant coach Price Smith.