Today's News

  • PHOTO: Lady Hawks Track and Field

     Members of the Lady Hawks Track and Field Team are front from left, Natalie Mullins, Abby French, Mariah Wiseman, Sheri Myers, Logan Grant, Michelle Keys, Kylah Massie, Mahaleigh Embry, Sadie Peters; middle, Patricia Gibson, Courtni Price, Amarah Reed, Tiana Phillips, Cindy Martinez, Nichole Thomas, Amanda Brewer, Harley Keller, Shelbi Brooks; back, Misha Jakes, Shaila Winston, Alisha Durbin, Kristina, Durbin, Destinee Young, Savannah Brooks and Coach Laura Kudrna.


     Central Hardin and LaRue County are scheduled to meet Thursday evening for the 5th Region Baseball Tournament title and a spot in next week's state tournament in Lexington.

    LaRue ran its record to 29-9 with an 11-1 win over Adair County in the first seminal game tonight.

    Central Hardin, the defending state champions, defeated Campbellsville 4-1 in the second contest.

    The region tournament is being played at Elizabethtown High's Ron Myers Field. Game time is 6:30 p.m Thursday, weather permitting.

  • COLUMN: One man showed faith through planting crosses

    They’re called Crosses of Mercy, three tall crosses — two pale blue and one gold — planted across at least 29 states and Washington, D.C., plus Zambia and the Philippines.

    Where I live in Florida, I’ve seen several sets of them and I’ve always wondered about them since they don’t seem to be connected to any one church. They’re usually out in the middle of nowhere, randomly planted on the highway.

  • Legal Aid Society offers free clinics in June

    The Legal Aid Society, 416 W. Muhammad Ali Blvd., Louisville, will hold free legal clinics in June. Each session will be held at that location unless otherwise stated.

    A reservation for each clinic is required. Contact the Legal Aid Society at (502) 584-1254 to make your reservation. For Ask-A-Lawyer clinics, call (502) 614-3716.

  • New Haven man injured in crash

     A New Haven man was seriously injured Sunday, May 27 in a single-vehicle crash in Nelson County.

    Bradley McManus, 22, was driving a 2007 Chrysler Sebring north on Nat Rogers Road about 10:05 p.m., according to Kentucky State Trooper Jonathan Downs.

    The Sebring ran off the northeast shoulder of the roadway and struck an earth embankment. It overturned and rolled across the roadway and came to final rest on the southeast shoulder facing south.

  • Bethlehem High School Honor Roll

    The following Bethlehem High School students from LaRue County have been named to the Honor Roll for the second semester of the 2011-12 academic year.

    Bethlehem is located in Bardstown.

    All A

    Freshman: Cole Plouvier

    Senior: Skyler Frye



    Sophomore: Jesse Plouvier

  • Passport audit shows improvements

     The Cabinet for Health and Family Services last week released findings of a comprehensive financial audit of Passport Health Plan that show the program has made significant improvements in accountability and financial record-keeping since its last audit, and that patient satisfaction with the health care provider remains high.

  • Bardstown festival spotlights bluegrass bands

    Whether the sun is shining or the rain is pouring, the sounds of toe-tapping Bluegrass beats will fill the air at the White Acres Campground for the annual Bardstown Bluegrass Festival Friday and Saturday.
    The event will be 6-10 p.m. Friday and noon – 10 p.m. Saturday at the White Acres Campground pavilion. Tickets for Friday cost $10, Saturday costs $20, or tickets for both days cost $25. Children 12 and younger are admitted free, if accompanied by an adult. Tickets will be sold at the gate.

  • American Red Cross Golf Tournament

     The American Red Cross Golf Tournament was May 18.

    First – Bryan Bault, Keith Bault, Todd Rogers, Garnett Cook and Philip LaRue

    Second – Doug Cardin, Donnie Davis, John Carr

    Third – Matt Shelton, Derek Ford, Jason Masterson, Duane Ford 

  • Region baseball postponed

    Today's scheduled 5th Region Baseball Tournament at Elizabethtown High School has been postponed until Wednesday because of heavy midday rain.

    In the semifinals, LaRue County will face Adair County at 5:30 p.m. with defending state champion Central Hardin playing Campbellsville at 8 p.m.

    The region final now is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

    The region softball semifinals set for tonight are still on as scheduled.