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Today's News

  • Dr. Asim Piracha named to the Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure

    Dr. Asim Piracha, a partner with John-Kenyon American Eye Institute has been named to the Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure.

    The four-year appointment was made by Gov. Steve Beshear.

  • LaRue schools called off Tuesday

    LaRue County Schools were dismissed an hour early Monday after a combination of snow and freezing temperatures struck.

    Schools have been called off Tuesday also.

    The National Weather Service issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Hodgenville until 10 p.m.

    Slushy accumulations of 2 to 4 inches formed on grassy and elevated services.

    Colder air moved into the region this evening and is freezing roadways. Several accidents have been reported.

    Drivers are urged to use caution.

  • LEGISLATIVE REVIEW: Rep. Michael Meredith

    LEGISLATIVE UPDATE

    By State Representative Michael Meredith

     

    It’s back to work in Frankfort for the second half of the 2011 legislative session and I am hopeful this session will be one of progress as we spend the next several weeks discussing bill proposals and passing legislation.

  • PHOTO: Sunrise Volunteers

    Emogene Gardner, Sunrise Manor Volunteer, wheels resident Katherine Cruse into the facility’s chapel for weekly Rhythm Band gospel singing. Gardner has volunteered for 28 years at the nursing home on Phillips Lane.

  • LCHS Speech Team win Region title

    Over the past two weekends the LaRue County High School Speech team has enjoyed success both nationally and in the state.

    Several varsity speech students traveled to Atlanta, Ga. Jan. 29-31 to compete in the 2011 Barkley Forum at Emory University. 

  • Senior Hawks honored at final home match - Feb. 2, 2011

    The Mat Hawk seniors were honored Wednesday at their final home match. From left, Shaquille Cox, Cody Williams, Shelby Floyd and Vince Couch.

  • BASKETBALL: Lady Hawks win 20th game in season

    KENDRICK BRYAN

    Correspondent

    The LaRue County Lady Hawks ended January with a loss to the fourth-ranked Elizabethtown Lady Panthers (22-1) but started the first week of February with three convincing wins.

    The Lady Hawks defeated Bullitt Central on Feb. 1 and went on to defeat Breckinridge County on Feb. 3. LaRue County capped the week with a victory over district rival Green County on Feb. 4.

    Bullitt Central

  • Theresa Howard: Make the most of your tax refund

    This year develop a plan to make the most of your tax refund. The average person receives nearly $3,000 as a tax refund. This year, develop a plan to make the most of your tax refund. There are many ways to use your tax refund to build a better financial future.

    Consider the following:

    1. Pay past-due expenses

    2. Reduce credit card debt

    3. Create an emergency fund

    4. Save for a major appliance purchase

    5. Save for a child’s education

    6. Boost your retirement accounts

  • Helms announce birth of a daughter

    Dusty and Olivia Helm of Hodgenville announce the birth of a daughter, Mallorie Nichole Helm.

    She was born at 9:42 a.m. on Jan. 20, 2011 at Hardin Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds 3 ounces and was 18.5 inches long.

    She is welcomed home by a sister, Madeline, age 2.

    Maternal grandparents are Kim Colston and Dave Colston of Falls of Rough. Paternal grandparents are Jeff and Lisa Perkins of Buffalo; and Mike and Tracy Helm of Hardinsburg.

    Great-grandparents are Dexter and Connie England and Emmett and Helen Perkins.

  • Retired stock car driver loses battle with cancer

    By Michael Despain

    Media Contact/Track Announcer

    The Legendary Ponderosa Speedway-Junction City, KY

    Bluegrass Speedway-Bardstown, KY

     

     

    Donald Gene Powell (1927-2003)

    Long time stock car racer Donald Gene Powell of Hodgenville lost the battle with cancer and passed away on Feb. 17, 2003.