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Today's News

  • Serco to offer 125 jobs in Campbellsville

     Serco, a travel and hospitality company, is expanding its reach in the industry by creating 125 jobs at its Campbellsville center. The international service company acquired Intelenet Global Services last year in order to partner global travel with hospitality services for worldwide clientele.

  • COLUMN: The power of friendship can start something big

     When a child in need is matched with a Big Brother or Big Sister, it doesn't take long to notice the changes: parents say their children start focusing on school work, they get along better with their siblings, and - best of all - they start talking about the future.

    I asked a group of parents, “Why? Why do your children respond so quickly and dramatically to this one friend in their life?” One parent said, “That's easy. They start to feel accountable.” 

  • South Fork Area Homemakers agree to cater luncheon

     The South Fork Area Homemakers met March 20 at the LaRue County Extension Office.

    The meeting was called to order by President Billie Shahayda. Present were 16 members: Virginia Allen, Delores Bale, Janice Bowen, Julie Devore, Exie Elliott, Ann Flanders, Emogene Gardner, Mary Lois Hornback, Clovis Johnson, Norma Jean McDonald, Martha Owen, Mary Lou Owen, Shahayda, Linda Simmons, Della Thomas and Patsy Thomas.

  • Paden named Wrestler of the Year

    As a kid, Nick Paden set the goal of wrestling under the lights in the state tournament. He had grown up watching former LaRue County standouts like Todd Allen, Scott and Andrew Cooper, Jason Detre, Ozzy Parker and Darwin Perez getting that chance and wanted to experience it for himself.

    Though the senior 120-pounder came up short in his quest to add his name to the list of LaRue County state champions, Paden was able to cross an achievement off his list.

  • Hannah Mayfield earns B.S. in nursing

    Hannah Renee Mayfield received a bachelor of science in nursing from Western Kentucky University on Dec. 17, 2011. She graduated Summa Cum Laude.

    Upon graduation, Mayfield was employed by The Medical Center in Bowling Green as a surgical nurse.

    She is the daughter of Greg Mayfield of Hodgenville and Melanie Read of Magnolia.

  • Basketball team celebrates end-of-season with banquet

     The LaRue County High School Hawks Boys Basketball team concluded the year with their annual awards banquet.

    The Hawks finished the season with an impressive 23-8 record. They defeated Caverna and Green County in the 18th District Tournament to claim their fourth consecutive district title. 

    The Hawks have amassed a 36-4 record against their district opponents the past five years.

  • Storm victims must file with FEMA by May 7

    Survivors of the tornadoes, severe storms, flooding and straight-line winds Feb. 29 to March 3 in the Commonwealth have less than a month to register for disaster assistance through the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

    The deadline for survivors to register for disaster assistance is Monday, May 7. Disaster assistance for homeowners and renters can include grants to help pay for temporary housing, home repairs and other serious disaster-related expenses not met by insurance or other assistance programs.

  • COLUMN: Sit down and enjoy a family meal

    One of the fondest memories of my childhood is that of my entire family sitting down almost every evening for a nice meal together. It was a great opportunity for us to talk about the day's events and stay connected with each other. For most families these days it is hard to make time for family meals for many reasons. But the benefits of sharing a meal together are tremendous for both parents and kids.

  • Veteran assistance available through mobile service

     So many veterans feel confused about benefits and services they’ve earned. There’s so much to know ... and so many changes from one year to the next. That’s why the nonprofit Disabled American Veterans offers help.

    The DAV Mobile Service Office will be at Radcliff City Hall, 411 West Lincoln Trail Boulevard, Radcliff, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. April 20.

    Assistance is free to all veterans and members of their families.

    For further information regarding the visit or other locations, contact NSO Randy A. Bunting at (502) 566-4482.

  • Fort Knox receives 5-Star rating

     Fort Knox Federal Credit Union has received BauerFinancial, Inc.’s highest 5-Star Superior rating for financial strength and stability. 

    The 5-Star Superior rating is based on the overall financial picture of the credit union and indicates that Fort Knox Federal is one of the strongest credit unions in the nation. 

    Fort Knox Federal has received Superior ratings from BauerFinancial for 26 consecutive years.