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Today's News

  • CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Golf scramble is April 12

     Come out; come out, wherever you are, sun. It’s time to play some golf.

    The LaRue County Chamber of Commerce 19th annual golf scramble is Friday, April 12 at the LaRue County Golf Course.

    This is a fun time for our members and community to enjoy some fun in the sun and also acts as the Chamber’s main fundraiser. The success of this event ensures the continued promotion of our business community. 

    The golf scramble is also a great opportunity to get involved and promote.

  • On Educating LaRue: Unbridled Learning shows college readiness

     If the statewide assessment system, Unbridled Learning, has a mantra, it is “college/career readiness‚” for all of Kentucky’s students.

    Kentucky Education Commissioner Terry Holliday emphasized the need for students‚ attaining the best education possible in order to be successful, whether they continue to college or further training, or enter directly into the work force.

  • TENNIS: LaRue defeats Nelson

    TENNIS
    BOYS
    LARUE COUNTY 3, NELSON COUNTY 2
    Results from Friday’s match in Hodgenville:
    Singles
    Ryan Abell (LC) def. Joseph Cesare (NC), 6-1, 6-2
    David Chan (NC) def. Ryan Hornback (LC), 6-2, 6-4
    Nick Browning (NC) def. Tyler Skaggs (LC), 8-4
    Doubles
    Kyler Hart/Trevor Sanders (LC) def. Brendan Matthews/Daniel Spalding (NC), 6-1, 6-1
    Alex Best/Preston Howell (LC) def. Derrick Zielke/Drew Martin (NC), 3-6, 6-4, 10-7
    Exhibition Doubles
    John Michael Lawler/Michael Brey (LC) def. Jacob Newton/Travis Martin (NC), 6-4

  • PHOTOS: Beef Producers
  • COLUMN: Three crosses on a hill

     Have you ever wondered why there were three crosses on Calvary? Why was Jesus placed on the center cross?

    The crosses on each side of Jesus represent the choice you and I must make. The choice we make determines how we live our life on earth and where we spend eternity.

  • ECTC celebrates love of words with Litfest

     Elizabethtown Community and Technical College is devoting an entire week to “LitFest! 2013: A Festival for the Love of Words.”

    Starting Monday, April 8, the college’s English Department, Fine Arts and Humanities Division and Multicultural Committee are celebrating words and literature with a variety of educational and entertaining events. 

  • JUST ASK: The chair

     Does anyone know what “the chair” represents?

    This wicker chair was tied to a tree behind the LaRue County Courthouse a couple of months ago.

    Two people at the courthouse had different explanations. One said someone from Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church, adjacent to the courthouse, tied the chair to the tree for a church function.

  • Magnolia Bank provides scholarships

     Twenty sixth-grade students from LaRue and Hardin Counties were awarded the sixth annual Magnolia Bank “Preparing for Success” scholarships.

    Students were asked to write an essay telling what would make a great career, and how they plan to pursue that career. 

    “The goal of this program is to get kids and their families talking about college early.  We want to help students in our area get off to a good start saving for their future,” said Stefanie Rock, vice president at Magnolia Bank.   

  • TRACK: Lady Hawks learn teamwork

     The strength of this year’s LaRue County High School girls’ track team likely lies in the athletes knowing that there is always room for improvement, according to coach Laura Kudrna.

    “None of the girls come out thinking they know it all or that they are the sole individual to win it all for the team,” said the fifth-grade teacher at Hodgenville Elementary School, in her third year as coach. “We all know that everyone contributes to the team, whether it’s an individual event, relay or field.”

  • Turkey season begins in April

     With opening day of the statewide season just three weeks away, Kentucky turkey hunters can look forward to encountering gobblers of all ages this spring.

    “There will be a higher than average number of jakes (juvenile gobblers) compared to the 2-year-olds and older adult gobblers in our flocks,” said Steven Dobey, wild turkey program coordinator for the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources. “We should have another good spring season.”