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Today's News

  • Band of Hawks to offer ‘thank you’ concert Thursday

    The LaRue County High School Band of Hawks competed in the Kentucky Music Educators Association Regional Quarterfinals last weekend. The band earned a Distinguished Rating and the right to move on to State Competition next Saturday.  

    The band takes the field in KMEA Semifinals at 12:45 p.m. at Meade County High School. The week will be filled with preparations for the band’s State Championship appearance.

  • Band of Hawks to offer ‘thank you’ concert Thursday

    The LaRue County High School Band of Hawks competed in the Kentucky Music Educators Association Regional Quarterfinals last weekend. The band earned a Distinguished Rating and the right to move on to State Competition next Saturday.  

    The band takes the field in KMEA Semifinals at 12:45 p.m. at Meade County High School. The week will be filled with preparations for the band’s State Championship appearance.

  • Band of Hawks to offer ‘thank you’ concert Thursday

    The LaRue County High School Band of Hawks competed in the Kentucky Music Educators Association Regional Quarterfinals last weekend. The band earned a Distinguished Rating and the right to move on to State Competition next Saturday.  

    The band takes the field in KMEA Semifinals at 12:45 p.m. at Meade County High School. The week will be filled with preparations for the band’s State Championship appearance.

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  • Band excels in Super Regional

    The LaRue County High School Band of Hawks traveled to St. Louis last weekend to compete in the Bands of America Super Regional.

    LaRue County was the only representative from Kentucky and it is the first time in the school’s history that the band competed in a Super Regional. 

    Forty-eight bands, from across the country, competed over two days. LaRue County delivered their best performance of the season to earn second place in their class.

  • Football: Hawks defeat Bullitt East

    The LaRue County High School Hawks defeated Bullitt East 30-14 Friday, Oct. 22.

    See Wednesday's print edition for full story.

             

  • Wheeler wins national FFA award

    Aaron Thomas Shawler Wheeler of the LaRue County FFA Chapter received a national award during the National FFA Convention, which was held Oct. 20-23 in Indianapolis.

    Wheeler received a plaque and a check for $500 as a national finalist and an additional $500 and plaque after being named national winner of the Wildlife Production and Management — Entre-preneurship/Placement award during a special ceremony at the national FFA convention.

    Since the age of 14, Wheeler has worked for a farm/hunt operation raising quail, pheasants and chucker birds.

  • God works in us before he can work through us

    Mark Twain once said, “Few things are harder to put up with than the annoyance of a good example.” The reason for that may be the inability to accomplish the same achievements in our lives.

    What a person does may inspire us, but it cannot enable us to do what that person does. Unless the person comes into our lives and shares his skills, we cannot accomplish their deeds. We must have the power inside us to achieve and not just the example on the outside.

  • God’s love is unconditional

    The classified ad in the newspaper read: “Lost: one dog, brown hair with several mange spots. Right leg broken due to auto accident. Rear left hip hurt. Right eye missing. Left ear bitten off in a dog fight. Answers to the name Lucky.”

    Lucky? Sure, the dog was lucky to have an owner who loved it very much. It did not matter about the blind eye and the bad leg. The owner loved it so much that he would seek after the dog and pay someone to find it.

  • Wells named KSP Civilian Employee of the Year

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    Twenty-five civilian employees were honored by the Kentucky State Police at a ceremony held Wednesday at Holiday Inn Hurstbourne Lane in Louisville.