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Today's News

  • 'Hairspray' coming to Hodgenville

     Hairspray the musical is to be presented by Campbellsville University’s theater department for Homecoming at Campbellsville University in the Russ Mobley Theater in the Alumni Building, located at 114 University Drive, Campbellsville.

    Admission is $5 and it can be seen Thursday, Oct. 11 at 7 p.m.; Friday, Oct. 12 at 8 p.m.; Saturday, Oct. 13 at 7 p.m.; and Sunday, Oct. 13 at 3 p.m.

    The Department of Theater is also presenting the play at Hodgenville Civic Center, 200 S. Lincoln Blvd., at 7 p.m. Oct. 26 and 27; and at 3 p.m. Oct. 28.

  • FFA members compete in Agricultural Communications

     LaRue County High School FFA students Hayley Utter, Kyle Edlin and Shea Elswick will compete for national honors in the area of Agricultural Communications. The three member team will attend a press conference, utilize information gathered in a group activity and be tested on editing, design and electronic media. The competition will be held at the 85th National FFA Convention. Misty Bivens is the chapter advisor. 

  • Circuit Clerks now issuing licenses with veteran insignias

     A new veteran designation is now being printed on eligible Kentucky drivers’ licenses and state-issued photo identification.

    The designation, created by House Bill 221 during the 2012 General Assembly, is available at no cost to anyone who has served in any branch of the armed forces. It eliminates the need for veterans to provide additional proof of military service when receiving certain benefits, discounts and special services.

  • COLUMN: Local newspapers connect us with our communities

     

     

    We can get our national news on cable television, catch the weather on local broadcast stations, listen to talk radio on the AM or FM dial and follow our favorite blogs on the Internet, but where do we turn for local information that directly impacts our daily lives? More often than not it is community newspapers.

    Technology has transformed how we gather information in the 21st Century. Newscycles run 24/7, tablets and laptops are becoming smaller and smart phones keep getting smarter.

  • Cross Country Results - Sept. 6

     Cross Country

    LaRue/Hart Dual

    VARSITY RESULTS

    5k BOYS

    1. Sandidge, Adam – 19:04.00       

    2. Thompson, Colton – 21:12.00       

    3. Dunn, Brent – 24:12.00       

     

    5k GIRLS

    1. Durbin, Kristina – 26:01.00                 

  • Relay for Life Fundraisers

     Bake sale 

  • Several indicted by Nelson grand jury

     The following people have been indicted by a Nelson County grand jury. They were arraigned in Nelson Circuit Court Oct. 4.

  • About $10,000 damage reported at East Hardin Middle School

     Three Hardin County teens face burglary charges after they allegedly broke into East Hardin Middle School over the weekend, causing an estimated $10,000 in damages, police say.

    Two suspects are juveniles while Christopher Blaine, 18, of Glendale, was lodged at Hardin County Detention Center and later released on an unsecured bond Sunday night.

    All three face charges of second-degree burglary and first-degree criminal mischief, said Norman Chaffins, spokesman for Kentucky State Police Post 4 in Elizabethtown.

  • EKU offers two local students

     More than 2,400 new freshmen enrolled at Eastern Kentucky University this fall.

    Two local students are part of the class: Carl Loomis-Anderson of Sonora; and Sean-Michael Wathen of Magnolia.

    EKU serves about 16,000 students on its Richmond campus, at its educational centers in Corbin, Danville, Manchester, Somerset and Lancaster, and throughout Kentucky. 

  • COLUMN: Fall care for lawns

     Summer can be hard on our lawns. With much of the country suffering from extreme heat and drought conditions this past summer, many lawns took a beating.

    Fall is the perfect time to help your lawn recover from the stressors of summer and prepare for winter. The warm soil and cooler temperatures promote root growth and thickening of the lawn.