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Today's News

  • Fish and Wildlife to hire new officers

     Applications are being accepted for conservation officers at the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources.    

    “We’re going to hire 15 recruits,” said Hank Patton, director of Kentucky Fish and Wildlife's Law Enforcement Division. “We have positions open in Bath, Butler, Carroll, Christian, Cumberland, Elliott, Fulton, Grant, Jessamine, Johnson, Kenton, Lewis, Magoffin, Taylor and Warren counties.”    

  • Mountain Movers join Relay for Life teams

     With the beginning of the new year, LaRue County Relay welcomed Hodgenville United Methodist Church’s Mountain Movers Relay Team to the group giving the county a total of nine teams and more than 70 individuals committed to the cancer event slated for May 17 at Hodgenville Elementary School. To date, $10,902.91 has been raised by these teams.

  • PHOTO: Duck destiny

     Davy Coffey, with his lab, Ace, and Brandon Struck, harvested five ducks on Jan. 5.

  • ON EDUCATING LARUE: Kids Crew Plus offers enrichment activities

     Since 1993, Kids Crew, a licensed childcare center, has helped hundreds of LaRue County children and families in numerous ways.

    A review of community needs in 2011, however, convinced LaRue County School personnel that many of the district’s at-risk children needed more assistance than was currently available.

  • COLUMN: Trust in God - always

    "Trust in the Lord with all your heart and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge Him, and He will make your paths straight." (Proverbs 3:5-6)

    What an astounding statement. It calls for faith and trust on our part. God enters into a covenant with man.

    The favorite verse of scripture of Dwight L. Moody, famous preacher of yesteryear, was Isaiah 12:2: "I will trust and not be afraid."

  • New Haven man indicted by grand jury

    Charles Justin Johnson, 24, of New Haven, was indicted on several counts by a Nelson County grand jury.

    He is charged with possession of a handgun by a convicted felon (two counts), receiving stolen property (firearm) (two counts) and being a persistent felony offender.

    Sometime between Nov. 21 and Dec. 7, Johnson allegedly possessed a Springfield .45-caliber automatic pistol and a Remington semi-automatic rifle after having been previously convicted of a felony. Bail was set at $9,500 cash only, plus conditions.

  • WRESTLING: Region 2 Duals

    REGION 2 DUALS

    BARDSTOWN — Results from Saturday’s Region 2 Duals at Nelson County:

    LaRue County (5-0)

    Def. Anderson County, 76-3

    Def. Nelson County, 75-0

    Def. Thomas Nelson, 84-0

    Def. Danville, 63-8

    Def. Boyle County, 66-12

    Individual Results

    106: Dawson Bingham   4-1

    113: Dalton Bingham   4-1

    120: Kyle Edlin       5-0

    126: Tanner Mouser    4-1

  • BASKETBALL: Hawks defeat Green

    Senior point guard Kelton Ford and sophomore shooting guard Micah Wiseman both had career nights Friday night as the homestanding LaRue County Hawks pulled away from 18th District rival Green County.

    Ford scored four of his game-high 22 points off the first two dunks of his career and Wiseman scored all of his career-high 18 points from the arc as Hawks emerged with a 66-42 win over the Dragons after trailing 12-11 early in the second quarter.

  • BASKETBALL: Lady Hawks defeat Green

    Ivy Brown used an unexpected stay on the bench to her advantage Friday night.

    Sitting the entire second quarter because she picked up two fouls in less than 2 minutes to start the game, the LaRue County junior wing still finished with a game-high 25 points as the homestanding Lady Hawks surged past the Green County Lady Dragons, 63-50 and into the driver’s seat in the 18th District.

  • ANNIVERSARY: Gowens celebrate 50 years

     Ronnie and Margaret Gowen of Buffalo celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Nov. 13, 2012.

    They have one daughter, Angela Combs; and a grandson, Caleb Caffee, both of Buffalo.

    They were served an elegant dinner with many family members and friends in attendance. They contributed their 50 years of marriage to their heavenly father.