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Today's News

  • KHSAA changes schedule for spring sports

    The girls and boys of summer are becoming the children of winter.

    Earlier this month, KHSAA commissioner Julian Tackett sent an email to principals, athletic directors and superintendents of the nearly 230 KHSAA member schools informing the recipients that the KHSAA was moving the start date for baseball, softball and tennis regular-season contests to Wednesday, March 7.

  • Upton woman killed in I-65 crash

    An Upton woman was killed Wednesday afternoon in a two-vehicle collision near the 86-mile marker on Interstate 65.

    April Crain, 20, was dead at the scene, Kentucky State Police said.

    KSP dispatcher Aaron Jaggers said Crain's 2000 Ford Escort was northbound and collided with the rear of a 2006 International semi-truck operated by Larry E. Harris, 56, of Nashville, Tenn. at approximately 1:30 p.m.

  • COLUMN: Solution to sin: Stay close to Christ

       What do we do about sin in our lives and the lives of others?  The Apostle John gives four suggestions to help us answer this question (1 John 5:16-21).

  • Alexis Uhl earns scholarship

    Nolin RECC, A Touchstone Energy Cooperative, awarded $6,000 in scholarship funds to local students in June.

    Alexis Uhl, a 2011 LaRue County graduate, attends Campbellsville University. She received a $1,000 scholarship. She intends to earn a degree in social work with a double minor in business management and Christian Missions. 

    Her parents are Brian and Julie Uhl of Hodgenville.

    The cooperative provides electricity to about 33,000 members in Hardin, LaRue and seven surrounding counties.

  • Taylor County Animal Shelter in line for new building

    The Taylor County Animal Shelter will get a new building this year, just not where it was originally planned.

    The shelter received a $150,000 Department of Agriculture grant last year for a new building on land near the current shelter. The land was donated to the county by the city of Campbellsville. However, it was announced at last week's Taylor Fiscal Court meeting that the building would not be constructed on that land.

  • Video catches break-in at Glendale Christian Church

    Glendale Christian Church security cameras caught the same man ransacking the building for what the congregation believes is the fourth time in the last two years early Monday morning.

    Despite the video footage and police investigations, the suspect is at-large, Brother Mike Bell said.

    “We got him. We know what he looks like, but we can't catch him,” Bell said.

    This time the suspect was in the church between 12:30 and 3 a.m. Monday, he said.

  • McGuffey earns doctorate from University of Kentucky

    Whitney McGuffey, formerly of Hodgenville, graduated Aug. 20 from the University of Kentucky College of Health Sciences with a Doctorate of Physical Therapy.

    A 2002 LaRue County High School graduate, she is the daughter of Michele and Lynn King and Oscar McGuffey and the granddaughter of Edwin and Ethel Lobb, Gene and Rosemary King, John and Mary McGuffey.

    The ceremony was held on the Lexington campus at Memorial Hall.

    McGuffey will be working as a physical therapist at KORT in Lexington.

  • ENGAGEMENT: Kristen Dawn Pullin and James Edgar Brothers III

    Mr. and Mrs. Daryl Pullin of Hodgenville wish to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter Kristen Dawn Pullin to James “Jim” Edgar Brothers III of Bardstown.

    The prospective groom is the son of Steve and Sandy Fenley of Bardstown and the late James Edgar Brothers Jr.

    A fall wedding is planned. Formal invitations have been sent.

  • Hospice Thrift Shop needs donations

    The Hosparus Thrift Shoppe recently hosted a Back to School Fashion Show at its Helmwood Plaza location. A dozen models ranging in age from 6 to 17 sported the latest styles. With name brands like Tommy Hilfiger and Guess, these threads were cool enough for the most discerning young wardrobe.  
    Moira Taylor, Thrift Shoppe manager, says the Fashion Show boosted sales to more than $700 for the day.
    “We were thrilled with the turnout, donations and sales that day. Our models had a great time as well.”

  • Meats 101: Is it done yet?

     Would you like more help in understanding how to select different cuts of meat? Or learn the best ways to prepare meat depending to the type of cut it is? Come to the Meats 101 class at the Extension Office 11 a.m. Aug. 31 at 807 Old Elizabethtown Road.