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Today's News

  • Cottrell appointed to State Fair committee

     Ashley Cottrell of LaRue County has been selected to serve on the 2013 Kentucky State Fair Young Adult Project Advisory Council. She and 34 other teens from Kentucky and southern Indiana make up the largest council since the program began in 2009.

    Cottrell will serve on the music committee. The committee will meet three times including a weekend retreat in the spring. The programs they help develop will appear on the YAP Facebook page www.facebook.com/ksfyoungadultproject.

  • Senior Center Menu - Feb. 2013

     All meals served with 8 ounces skim milk.

    Feb. 6 – Swiss steak, wild rice with apricots, buttered carrots, strawberries, banana, whole wheat roll

    Feb. 7 – Chicken and dumplings, mashed potatoes, buttered spinach, baked apples, whole wheat bread

    Feb. 8 – Salmon croquettes, rigatoni and tomatoes, buttered broccoli, banana pudding, whole wheat roll

    Feb. 11 – Beef steak patty, new potatoes, mixed green salad, ambrosia, whole wheat roll, brown gravy

  • PHOTO: Canyon Harned bags a deer
  • Kentuckians have chance to win iPad

     Kentucky residents have another chance to win a new iPad from the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority in a sweepstakes through Facebook. The contest runs through 12 a.m. on March 1.

    To enter, a Kentuckian must click on the orange graduate icon on the KHEAA Facebook page, answer one question about college and “like” KHEAA on Facebook. KHEAA will not share or sell any personal information to a third party.

    Only Kentucky residents are eligible.

  • BASKETBALL: Hawks maul Meade

     The LaRue County Hawks mauled Meade County’s Green Waves Tuesday, 44-29.

    Senior guard Kelton Ford contributed 17 points, five steals and two assists as the homestanding Hawks handed Meade their sixth straight loss.

    Junior forward Kody Key-Close chipped in with 11 points, hitting three-of-six 3-point attempts, while junior guard Thomas Harman and senior guard Dustin Coulter each scored five. Coulter had four rebounds.

    Tyler Howell scored five and had nine rebounds; and Micah Wiseman added two.

    Caleb Sheffer had two assists.

  • Daniel Milby honored by Nationwide

     Daniel Milby has been selected as January Employee of the Month for Nationwide Uniform.

    He has been employed with Nationwide since February 2007 and is under the supervision of Sandy Wheeler in the shipping department.

    He will receive an award for his dedication and service.

  • COLUMN: Go Red for February

     About 43 million women are affected by heart disease in the United States. The American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women movement is a campaign to bring awareness to the issue of women’s cardiovascular health and dispel the myth that heart disease is not a problem for women. The color red is symbolic for women and heart disease. It is also a symbol for the power of women investing in their own health.

  • Tornado watch issued for LaRue

    A storm front promising to bring strong winds also could lead to creation of tornadoes and severe thunderstorms overnight.

    The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch across the western half of Kentucky, including LaRue County.

    The tornado watch will remain in effect until 5 a.m. Wednesday. The public is advised to be alert to changing conditions and keep emergency provisions including a portable radio and flashlight at hand.

  • News of Record Jan. 30, 2013

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  • Longstanding meetings

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