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Today's News

  • DEAN'S LIST: Elizabethtown Community and Technical College

    Elizabethtown Community and Technical College has announced the names of students who made the Dean’s List and the President’s Honor List for Fall 2010 Semester.  
    The President’s Honor List is awarded to full-time and part-time students who are eligible based on the following criteria:
    Full-time degree-seeking students earning a 4.0 grade point average and successfully completing at least 12 hours of course work for the academic term, excluding developmental courses, are included in the Full-time student President’s Honor List.

  • County enters federal inmate contract

    LaRue County Fiscal Court has entered into a federal inmate contract with the U.S. Marshal’s Office that County Judge-Executive Tommy Turner says will more than offset a potential $750,000 reduction in state funding at the jail.
    Turner said Kentucky will soon be moving about two thirds of state inmates out of county jails due to major changes being made in probation, parole and sentencing guidelines.  

  • Slick roads contribute to numerous wrecks

    This week’s warmer weather is a welcome relief from last week’s snow and sleet.
    LaRue County Schools closed two days and released students early one day due to wintry weather.
    Slick roads also contributed to several wrecks.
    A three-vehicle collision Feb. 10 sent one man to a local hospital for treatment.

  • PHOTO: Lincoln Days Luncheon

    Opal Dail presented the Richard Burks Award to this year’s recipient, Charles Setters. The award is given annually to a person or organization who acts as an ambassador for LaRue County and the Lincoln legacy.

  • HONOR ROLL: LaRue County High School

    All A’s

  • Johnna Brown named to Dean's List

    Johnna Brown has been recognized for high scholastic achievement and has been placed on the fall Dean’s List for full-time students at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College.
    She is the daughter of John Brown and Debbie Noe and stepdaughter of David Noe.
    She is the mother of Kaitlynn, Nevaeh, Allyanna and Jaelynn.

  • Brooke Washington named Employee of the Month

    Brooke Washington has been selected as the February Employee of the Month for Nationwide Uniform.
    She has been employed with Nationwide since April 2008 and is under the supervision of Shirley Cobb in the trouser department.
    She will receive an award for her dedication and service.

  • PHOTO: Gus and the snowman
  • Higdon and Fisher chosen to serve on healthcare board

    Two of Elizabethtown Community and Technical College’s faculty have been elected by their peers as officers for the Kentucky Society for Respiratory Care. Rebecca Higdon, ECTC’s Director of Clinical Education in the Respiratory Care Program, was elected president of the organization for 2011, while Pat Fisher, Respiratory Care Program Coordinator, was named treasurer.  
    Both are from Hodgenville.

  • OPEN HOUSE: Buffalo Apartments ready for rent

    Potential renters got their first look at Buffalo School Apartments Thursday during an open house.

    AU Associates, LLC, of Lexington, a company that specializes in converting old hospitals and schools into affordable housing, purchased the Depression era school for $60,000 from the LaRue County School District two years ago. The $2.8 million construction project, funded mostly with tax credits, has stayed on schedule since funding was approved.