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Today's News

  • LINCOLN DAYS SCHEDULE

    SATURDAY

    7-9:30 a.m. Woman's Club Breakfast

    8 a.m.  Music by Eddie Black, Jeff Knoop

    8:20 a.m. National Anthem by Eddie Black and wreath laying ceremony

    8:30 a.m.  Music by Frankly Scarlet

    9 a.m.  Play It - Sing It Round Robin with Charles Whitmer, Linda Grimes, Eddie Black, Jeff Knoop, Al Elliott and Doug Gary

  • COLUMN: BAVEL is Kentucky's best kept educational secret

    One of Kentucky's best-kept secrets is the Barren Academy of Virtual and Expanded Learning.

    While the commonwealth loses 10,000 students from each graduating class, only 110 students currently are enrolled in the academy. Nevertheless, BAVEL offers the right kind of alternative to tip the scales in the other direction.

    Not only does it offer all Kentucky students - regardless of where they live - the opportunity to acquire a high school diploma while every single class online, but it's getting top-quality results at very low costs.

  • COLUMN: Let nonviolence begin with me

    In recent days the Catholic community celebrated the feast of St Peter Claver.  

  • WEDDING: Samantha Lynn Cracknell and James Scott Hornback

    Samantha Lynn Cracknell and James Scott Hornback were married July 9, 2011, at My Old Kentucky Home, Bardstown.

    The bride is the daughter of Stuart and Lori Cracknell of Louisville. She is a 2011 graduate of Transylvania University and holds a B.S. in accounting. She is a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army Reserves.

    The groom is the son of Gene and Carol Hornback of Buffalo. He is a 2011 graduate of the University of Kentucky and holds a B.S. in management. He is a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army.

  • Campbellsville University to present 'Little Shop of Horrors'

    Campbellsville University, which provides a range of activities for its students and the community at Homecoming, is offering more than just football for Homecoming fans this year.

    This year's Homecoming play performances, Thursday-Sunday, Oct. 13-16, will be "Little Shop of Horrors" in the Russ Mobley Theater in the Alumni Building, 114 University Drive, Campbellsville.

  • COLUMN: Check your sheets - bedbugs are a problem

     With recent local findings of bedbugs, you may want to check your home for signs of these pests. Bed bugs are active mainly at night. During the daytime they prefer to hide close to where people sleep. Their flattened bodies enable them to fit into tiny crevices, such as mattresses, box springs, bed frames and headboards.

  • All-day fundraiser planned for St. Jude

    A fundraiser to benefit St. Jude Children’s Hospital and Crusade for Children will be Oct. 22 at the LaRue County Country Club. A pork barbecue dinner will be 4-6:30 p.m. Tickets are $7 each and are available from Tommy Locke at 358-3710 or 763-7178 or from the Lincoln Days booth. Charity auction begins at 5 p.m.
    Golf scramble begins at 11 a.m. with sign-in at 10 a.m. Entry fee is $200 per team or $50 per player.
    Cornhole tournament begins at 5 p.m. Entry fee is $20 per team with sign-in at 4 p.m.

  • Burglary charge dropped against couple

    The case against a Roanoke couple will be heard by a LaRue County grand jury.
    LaRue District Judge C. Derek Reed found probable cause Sept. 14 to send several, but not all charges, against Michael Allen Baker and Paula Jean Baker, both 38, to the grand jury.

  • COLUMN: Pecking order out of whack after top hen's demise

    For those of you who do not care about chickens, much less my pet chickens – this is the time to stop reading. Fair warning.
    There have been a couple of people in recent weeks, however, who have asked about the Ireland hendom so I offer an update.
    Things have been a bit wild in the chicken lot since we lost one of my favorite hens – “Red” – a couple of months ago.
    It was not a traumatic end – as was the case with our rooster Russell Crow who lost his head to a passing possum. She simply molted, stayed sickly and died.

  • MILITARY SPOTLIGHT: Classmates spend basic training together

    Through a program offered by the National Guard, LaRue County High School seniors Emily Farrar and Evan Cline have completed basic training this summer, are now privates, second class, and are gaining a head start on their chosen military careers.