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Today's News

  • COLUMN: Remember 9/12

    Some days are etched in our memory as though they are historical markers, and recalling them causes us to remember where we were and what we were doing as those events unfolded. Such are the assassination of President Kennedy and the attack upon the World Trade Center. This weekend we have been recalling September 11, 2001.

  • FOOTBALL: Hawks fall to Green County

    LaRue County was anything but special on special teams Friday night in the Hawks’ 32-20 road loss to the Green County Dragons.

    The Hawks (1-3) gave up a kickoff return touchdown for the second straight week. They also allowed the Dragons (3-1) to score three touchdowns from more than 35 yards out.

  • Warm Blessings provides food, shelter to homeless

    It wasn't a normal evening at Warm Blessings, but then again, no evening is "normal."

    A tire blowout on the organization's van - its only source of transportation - created problems carrying patrons to and from the facility.

    But patrons, the same people who were coming to Warm Blessings for help, helped each other. Those who had cars pitched in and gave others a ride home and one man stayed and helped with the tire problem, He offered his assistance the next day as well.

  • Four LCHS graduates are Distinguished Alumni

     Four LaRue County High School graduates will be named as LaRue County Schools Distinguished Alumni.

    Martha Sue Curle French, Carl Howell Jr., Dale M. Morris and Ronald L. Sanders will be honored at a Sept. 30 luncheon at the LaRue County Extension Office.

    French graduated from LCHS in 1978 and Campbellsville University in 1984. In 1985, she began her career with State Farm and has held a variety of positions with them including a Chartered Life Underwriter designation from the American College.

  • State college savings plan to give away $1,000

    The best time for a family to start saving for college is when a child is born. For that reason, the Kentucky Education Savings Plan Trust will award $1,000 college savings accounts to four lucky babies born in Kentucky.

    Parents, legal guardians or grandparents are invited to enter online at www.kysaves.com beginning on Sept. 6 for a chance to win. One entry will be randomly selected at the end of each calendar quarter through Sept. 30, 2012. Babies born in the 12 months before each quarterly drawing are eligible.

  • Football boosters sponsor barbecue dinner before Nelson game

    The LaRue County High School Football Boosters will have a barbecue dinner 5-7 p.m.  Sept. 16. Tickets are $6 and will include sandwich, your choice of two sides, dessert and drink. The dinner will take place just inside the field if weather permits or in the LCHS cafeteria in case of rain. Kickoff against Nelson County will be at 7:30 p.m.

  • Open house planned for Judge Holt house

    Friends of the Holt House and Breckinridge County Fiscal Court will host the annual Holt House Community Day Saturday, Sept. 24.

    The home of Judge Joseph Holt, who served in Lincoln’s administration is located in rural Breckinridge County

    The public is invited to the open house from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Period music, reenactors, storytelling and tours of the house and grounds will be featured activities throughout the day.

  • WIC program to issue EBT cards to local participants

    LaRue County Health Center will begin using a new upgraded web-based system to issue benefits for the Women, Infants and Children Program beginning on Oct. 27. The web-based system uses information gathered at WIC participant visits to issue Electronic Benefits Transfer cards to be used for WIC purchases. Offering the "eWIC" cards gives families the needed access to benefits without the delay and stigma of paper food instruments (checks) which most counties in Kentucky still use. 

  • LG&E honored by NEED

    From kids teaching kids about energy sources to students facilitating energy education workshops – teachers and students across Kentucky have been enriching classroom curriculum and introducing energy education to their peers, teachers and community leaders, thanks to support from Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company.

  • Campbellsville University to host 400th anniversary of King James Bible

    Campbellsville University will be hosting a celebration for the 400th year anniversary of the King James Bible. There will be three evenings of celebration as well as a morning chapel service.

    In 1611, after years of translating and revising previous versions of the English Bible, a version authorized by King James I of England and King James VI of Scotland was published. This version became the standard for people and Protestant Christians in the English-speaking world.