Today's News

  • BASEBALL: Hawks go 3-0 in Louisville Invitational tourny

    The LaRue County Hawks accomplished an unusual feat as they went 3-0 over the weekend in the Louisville Invitational Tournament.
    The Hawks, who won all three games by a run, were no-hit in a 1-0 victory over Newport Central Catholic on Saturday. LaRue County also topped Louisville Southern, 3-2 and Louisville Trinity, 5-4 in the two-day event at Southern.
    Senior Steven Carpenter scored when he and fellow senior Slade Owens pulled off a double steal in the bottom of the first against Newport Central Catholic.

  • BASEBALL: Hawks lock up top seed in district

    The LaRue County High School Hawks won both games in a doubleheader April 24, locking up the top seed for next month’s district tournament.
    The Hawks earned a 13-1 win in five innings in the opener against Hart County before topping Green County in five innings in the nightcap, 12-2.
    Against Hart County, senior Jesse Johnson (3-2) struck out five, walked four and allowed just one hit. He also singled, doubled, drove in three and scored twice.

  • PHOTO: Hawk Baseball
  • ENGAGEMENT: April Lynn Cundiff and Eric Ryan Coffey

    April Lynn Cundiff of Bowling Green and Eric Ryan Coffey of Elizabethtown announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    The bride to be is a graduate of LaRue County High School and attended Elizabethtown Community and Technical College. She is the manager of Duke’s Sporting Goods in Bowling Green.

    She is the daughter of Grant and Vickie Cundiff of Hodgenville.

    The prospective groom is a graduate of Central Hardin High School and University of Louisville. He is employed by Gene Coffey Construction.

  • Gentry named Nurse of the Year

    Phyllis Gentry, a school nurse at Nelson County High School, has been named the Lucille Ross School Nurse of the Year for 2012.

    Gentry has been a school nurse for the past 20 years of a 42-year career in nursing.

    This is the second time Gentry has received this annual award from the Kentucky School Nurses' Association, making her the only two-time recipient of the award started in the early ‘90s and named in honor of KSNA founder, Lucille Ross.

  • COLUMN: Have faith in God through the trying times

    The “cancer rollercoaster” sums up the cancer journey for the patient and loved ones.

    One moment you’re on top with good news and hope (treatments are working, cancer’s in remission) only to plunge downward in unexpected twists and turns.

    My husband was diagnosed with lymphoma almost four years ago and has undergone multiple chemotherapy treatments and two bone marrow stem cell transplants. It is difficult to not allow cancer to dominate our thoughts.  

  • COLUMN: Our lives can be renewed

    The dormant earth has sprung to life with the warm sunshine. Blossoms have poked through the dried grass. Buds have formed a lovely kaleidoscope of color in the woods and lawns. Birds loudly chirp and busily build nests for their young. The earth loudly and vibrantly praises God as it comes back to life now that winter has passed.

    Jesus said, “I am the resurrection and the life. He who believes in me will live, even though he dies; and whoever lives and believes in me will never die. Do you believe this?” John 11:2-26.

  • FYE class at Campbellsville University shares stories, successes

     “Thank you for not only serving us, but allowing us to serve,” Michael Jennings, a freshman of Edmonton, said to Dr. Michael V. Carter, president, and Campbellsville University's freshmen classes in a service celebrating servant leadership.

    Campbellsville University's First-Year Experience classes participated in servant leadership projects throughout the spring semester and shared their experiences in a celebration service. The service was a time of recognition for the students' accomplishments throughout the year.

  • Wathen earns band scholarship at EKU

     Sean-Michael Wathen, a senior at LaRue County High School and member of the Band of Hawks, has earned a scholarship to attend Eastern Kentucky University.

    Wathen, the son of John and Kim Wathen, won first chair for bass clarinet in the Symphonic Band during the EKU High School Honor Band program in February.

    He will receive $6,400 over a four-year period to complete a minor in music. He plans to major in aviation for which he received a Merit Scholarship.

  • Sunrise Volunteers meet in April

     The semi-annual meeting of Sunrise Volunteers was held April 24 in Sunrise Manor's second floor chapel.

    Sunrise Manor provided a very pleasant meal of Alfredo lasagna, cheese cake, salad and drinks.

    LaDean Self introduced Steve Skaggs, a singer-musician from the Hodgenville area, as the evening's entertainment.

    Jim Kessler, secretary, read minutes of the Oct. 18, 2011, semi-annual meeting which were approved as read.