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Today's News

  • Welcome to the Garden of Correction (It's no Eden)

    Honeysuckle is in bloom right now, so I guess that makes this Honeysuckle Winter – which is marked by pleasant temps, humidity and pop-up thunderstorms.

    I till. I hoe. I sow.

    It rains. It pours.

    I till some more. I hoe some more. I sow some more.

    Welcome to the Garden of Corrections.

  • Sports Shorts - June 4, 2014

     

    Free fishing weekend

    Kentucky observes free fishing weekend on June 7-8. Every year during the first full weekend of June, anglers do not need a fishing license or even a trout permit. Normally, people over the age of 15 must have a license to fish away from their property. Normal size limits and creel limits for fish still apply during free fishing weekend, however. 

  • State Parks to host Unbridled Adventure Race Series

     Kentucky State Parks will host the 2014 Unbridled Adventure Race Series, three adventure races that will test participants’ physical and mental skills for beginners and veteran racers.

    The series is being conducted at Kentucky State Parks in partnership with Flying Squirrel Adventures. 

    Each race will include mountain biking on trail and road, trekking on and off-trail, paddling on flat or slow-moving water, and navigation with topo map and compass.

  • Michelle McKamey wins KHSAA State Tennis Tournament

    Michelle McKamey, a freshman and number three seed from McCracken County High School in Paducah, defeated number four seed Fort Thomas Highlands junior Meredith Laskey 6-4, 6-1 in the girls’ singles final of the KHSAA State Championships at the University of Kentucky’s Boone/Downing Tennis Center on May 15-17.

    McKamey overcame a slow start against Laskey, falling behind 4-2 in the first set before winning 10 of the final 11 games.

  • Brown, Brewer play in All-Star Classic

    LaRue County High School Lady Hawks Ivy Brown, a senior, and Alexis Brewer, a junior, will play in the Kentucky vs. Indiana All-Star Classic in June.

    The junior All-Stars play 5 p.m. June 6 at Greenfield-Central High School in Indianapolis. The boys play at 7:30 p.m.

    June 7

    The Kentucky Junior All-Stars will host the Indiana Junior All-Stars at Dunbar with girls tipping off at 5:00 pm and boys at 7:30.

    June 9

  • Lady Hawks reflect on softball season

    The Lady Hawks softball team (16-16) ended their season last week in the first round of the 5th Region Tourney to Central Hardin. Although they did not end their season the way they wanted to, there is a lot to be proud of for the Lady Hawks.

    Fifth-year Head Coach Aaron Howell said the season was “one of highs and lows.” Those highs started early as the Lady Hawks won seven out of their first nine games. One of those losses was to the defending State Champion, Greenwood’s Lady Gators, 2-5.

  • Column: Where we're from

    The trees are changing their leaves and the scent of spring is in the air at LCHS. Another spring means another set of finals, end of tem assessments and another graduation. This time it’s us.

    We’ve traveled to school every day for 13 consecutive years now. I can’t believe how fast the time has passed.

  • University celebrates 31 years

    The staff and faculty of Campbellsville University celebrated their years of service at the 31st annual recognition service recently.

    “It’s hard to believe this has been happening now for 31 years, and there are a few of us here that have been to all of them,” Dr. Frank Cheatham, senior vice president for academic affairs, said.

    Dr. Dwayne Howell, professor of Old Testament and Hebrew and celebrating 15 years at CU said he has been connected to CU for much longer.

  • Contractor pleads guilty to more charges

    Attorney General Jack Conway and the Office of Consumer Protection announced that a roofing contractor accused of failing to perform repair services for Kentucky residents, despite being paid to do so, has pleaded guilty to two counts of theft by deception over $500.

  • Glen Dale property to be sold at auction

    On a lot that once housed troubled and orphaned children, 13 decaying structures now stand, taken over by nature. After five years of abandonment, the former Glen Dale Children’s Home property near Glendale will be sold at auction next month.

    The property includes about 272 acres with premier road frontage. The sale is at 10 a.m. June 28. Proceeds benefit Sunrise Children’s Services.