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Today's News

  • Native's home is halfway around the globe

    Story courtesy of The Greensburg Record Herald

  • BIRTH: Rocks welcome Cannon Nicholas

    Daniel and Stefanie Rock of Hodgenville announce the birth of their son, Cannon Nicholas Rock.

    Cannon Nicholas was born at 12:24 p.m. June 15, 2011, at Norton Suburban Hospital in Louisville. He weighed 6 pounds 5 ounces and was 19-inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Jack and Bo Decker of Hodgenville.

    Paternal grandparents are Danny and Shirl Rock of Hodgenville and Dianna and Randy Hart of Elizabethtown. Paternal great-grandparent is Wanda Sparks of Hodgenville.

  • ELECTION: State treasurer's race 2011

     By ERIN L. MCCOY

    emccoy@kystandard.com

     

  • PHOTO: Students spend afternoon picking up trash

    Chase Puyear and Clay Rogers spent their early dismissal day Friday picking up trash along the side of Keith Road. The road starts across from LaRue County Golf Course and goes to KY 61 and runs beside the National Park walking trails and picnic area. They were assisted by their siblings, Bailey Rogers and Bryson Puyear.

  • Blood donors honored

    Three people received pins from the American Red Cross in recognition of the amount of blood they have donated over the years. Jane Reed, 1 gallon; Chad Puyear, 1 gallon; and Denny Duggins, 11 gallons.

  • ANNIVERSARY: Thompsons celebrate 65 years

    Walter and Alene Thompson of Hodgenville will celebrate their 65th anniversary Oct. 24, 2011.

    They were married Oct. 24, 1946, by Rev. Leslie R. Loyall.

    They have two children, Johnie Lane Thompson of Culvertown and Ramona Sherriel Martinez of Hodgenville; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

  • ANNIVERSARY: Jeffrey and Lisa Stanfield

    Jeffrey and Lisa Stanfield were married Oct. 16, 2010.

    They celebrated their first anniversary with a trip to Cumberland Falls.

  • Diabetes classes planned at Extension Office

    The LaRue County Cooperative Extension Service is teaming up with the Lincoln Trail District Health Department to hold a series of four weekly classes on “Taking Ownership of Your Diabetes.”

    In Kentucky, about 366,000 adults have diagnosed diabetes and an estimated 226,000 adults have been diagnosed with pre-diabetes and are at very high risk for developing the disease.

    About 25 percent of Kentucky's Medicaid budget goes toward treating the complications of type 2 diabetes.

  • FOOTBALL: Hawks prevail over E'town

    Senior halfback Cody Thompson had 2.5 sacks, returned a fourth-quarter kickoff for a score and carried the ball 22 times for 354 yards and four more touchdowns as the LaRue County Hawks clinched a home playoff berth with a 57-44 win Friday night at Class 3-A, District 3 rival Elizabethtown.

    The host Panthers (0-8 overall, 0-2 district) took the lead twice in the fourth quarter on a pair of conversion receptions from senior Matt Morgan, who caught 16 passes for 204 yards and four touchdowns. However, Thompson answered immediately the next time the Hawks touched the ball.

  • Office of Employment offers online resumes

    To make it easier for job seekers to
    search for career opportunities, the Kentucky Office of Employment and
    Training (OET) has launched a new job-match system. The new tool,
    provided at no cost, helps users create a professionally formatted
    resume highlighting transferable skills from life experiences and work