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Today's News

  • Work continues on Interstate 65

    Bridge repair resumes along Interstate 65 April 10 as contract crews began reducing northbound and southbound traffic to one lane on three sets of bridges:  Nolin River in southern Hardin County (MP 83.16), Bacon Creek in northern Hart County (MP 70.36) and US 31W in Munfordville (MP 64.2).

  • Shelby Sullivan wins Homemaker scholarship

    Shelby Sullivan, a senior at LaRue County High School, is the recipient of the LaRue County Homemakers Scholarship.

    Sullivan is FFA Chapter President and a member of the Senior Class Committee and South Fork Baptist Youth Group. The Magnolia resident plans to study agriculture education at Western Kentucky University.

  • Top It Off! to perform in Campbellsville

    Campbellsville University's volunteer men's singing ensemble, Top It Off!, will perform in concert 7 p.m. April 16 in the University Theater in the Alumni Building at 114 University Drive, Campbellsville.

    The concert, featuring popular contemporary music, is free and open to the public.

    Top It Off! is a group co-founded by Matt Hodge, instructor in music and fine arts recruiter at CU, and Joe Weber, a freshman music major from New Haven.

  • Handbell choir to perform at Campbellsville

    The Campbellsville University Handbell Choir, directed by Dr. David Hedrick, assistant professor of music, will present their annual spring concert 8 p.m.  April 15 in the Gheens Recital Hall located in the Gosser Fine Arts Center, located at 210 University Drive, Campbellsville.

    The concert is free and open to the public.

  • 4-H: Poetry winners announced

    Congratulations to all the participants in the 4-H Poetry Contest. Participants are to be commended for their efforts. Fifty-eight poems were entered and the poems have been judged. The results are listed as follows.
    The poems were divided into two age groups for judging. Junior division participants are ages 9-13 and the senior age division includes 14-18 year olds.
    The top-eight junior poems and the top-four senior poems will advance to the District competition.

  • ECTC holds staff conference

    On March 16 Elizabethtown Community and Technical College hosted the sixth annual staff conference for employees throughout the Kentucky Community and Technical College System. Nearly 160 people registered for the conference, with seven community and technical colleges and the system office represented, along with participants from Barnes & Noble College Bookstores and Western Kentucky University.

  • Luminarias available for Relay for Life

    Luminarias are being sold as a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society Relay for Life. To purchase a luminaria in memory or in honor of, contact any Relay team member or Beverly Veirs at 358-3210.
    Luminarias are $5 each; $50 for a torch. If you would like to send a picture by e-mail of your loved one for a slide show that will be presented on Relay night, send to beverlyaveirs@gmail.com by May 9. Relay for Life will begin 6 p.m. May 13 to 6 a.m. May 14.

  • Vaccinations are important for your child's health

    April 23-30 is National Infant Immunization Week.  

    You want to do what is best for your children. You know about the importance of car seats, baby gates and other ways to keep them safe. But, did you know that one of the best ways to protect your children is to make sure they have all of their vaccinations?  

  • Springhaven at odds with United Way

    Representatives of SpringHaven Inc., the state-funded domestic violence shelter for the Lincoln Trail Area Development District, are upset that United Way of Nelson County chose not to fund it this year and said the reasons given for its decision are invalid.

  • Fort Knox officer falls in Afghanistan

    A Fort Knox officer on his first combat tour died Sunday of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his base with indirect fire in Khwost Province in Afghanistan.
    U.S. Army 1st Lt. Robert F. Welch III, 26, of Denton, Texas, was an ordnance officer assigned to Company B, 201st Brigade Support Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Task Force Duke.
    Lt. Welch is the third member of 3/1 to die in the past two months.
    He began his military service in October 2008 and arrived at Fort Knox in July 2009.