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Today's News

  • Community play offers Sunday matinee, dinner

     Radio morning drive personality Cale Tharp is finding out he needs the patience of Job in learning his lines for this year’s community play, God’s Favorite.

    In Neil Simon's modern tale loosely based on the Book of Job, Tharp plays the part of Joe Benjamin, a wealthy and respected businessman living with his family in suburban Long Island.

    In the comedy, God and Satan make a bet and God puts his trust in Joe to keep his faith. God's messenger, sent to test Joe's faith, is a wise cracking messenger of God from Queens, Sydney Lipton.

  • Library has several new offerings

     The LaRue County Public Library, 201 S. Lincoln Blvd., Hodgenville, has several new offerings:

    BOOKS – Threats and Promises by Barbara Delinsky; River of Mercy by B.J. Hoff; Casual Vacancy by J.K. Rowling; Cutting Edge by Linda Howard; Sweet Talk by Julie Garwood; Fallen Masters by John Edward; Tales From Kentucky Funeral Homes by Williams Lyn Montell; and Lincoln's Last Days by Bill O'Reilly.

  • LCMS Mat Hawks compete at Veterans Memorial Tournament

     Two LaRue County Middle School wrestlers medaled in Saturday’s Veterans Memorial Tournament at John Hardin High School.

    Stiles Metcalf went 4-1 for a second place finish; Justice Harrison went 4-1 for a third place finish.

    The team’s next challenge is a tournament at North Hardin on Nov. 17.

    Results

    Tharon Blair 1-2

    Thomas Hoppes 1-2

    Stiles Metcalf 4-1 (2nd place)

    Jesse Walters 0-2

    Sebastian Barzee 0-2

    Dylan Grimes 1-2

  • CROSS COUNTRY: Adam Sandidge places fifth in State

     LaRue County’s Adam Sandidge took fifth in Saturday’s 2-A KHSAA State Cross Country Championship at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington.

    It was a significant improvement from last year when he placed 32nd.

    Sandidge, who was ranked second entering Saturday, covered the 3.1-mile course in 17 minutes, 10.48 seconds.

  • Bar owner charged with murder

      The owner of Raywick Bar and Grill, Chris Gribbins, 46, of Hodgenville has been arrested and charged with murder and second-degree assault following a shooting in Raywick Friday, Nov. 9.

  • COLUMN: Handy tools for beef producers

    The Kentucky Department of Agriculture (KDA) has an excellent hay and

    haylage testing program for LaRue County farmers. A toll free call to the

    KDA Forage Testing Program 1-800-248-4628 will get a trained individual to come to the farm, take samples of your hay/haylage and get the test results back in a short period of time.

    The results can be used to accurately, efficiently and economically determine a feeding and supplementation program. The cost is $10 per

    "lot.”

  • COLUMN: Remember food safety for holiday cooking

    Remember to follow these food safety reminders with your holiday turkey. How much to buy?

    For fresh or frozen turkeys, allow one pound of turkey per person. Turkeys can be kept frozen in the freezer indefinitely; however, cook within one year for best quality.

    Plan ahead. There are three ways to thaw your turkey safely - in the

    refrigerator, in cold water or in the microwave.

  • COLUMN: God provides power for living

    Power for living - doesn't that sound like something we want and need? We certainly are interested in the power to overcome the obstacles and difficulties that come to us in our daily lives.

    We have some really good resources available to us as Christians, but often we do not realize it. As a result, we don't put them to work in our lives.

    The Apostle Paul in Ephesians 3:14-21 gives three ways to receive power for daily living.

  • FOOTBALL: Hawks' season ends at Bell

     LOG MOUNTAIN — For 2 1/2 quarters Friday night, the LaRue County Hawks had an eastern Kentucky power on the ropes.

    Then Jonathon Polly got his groove back.

    The Bell County senior running back ran for three of his four touchdowns in the final 19 minutes and finished with a game-high 210 yards on 23 carries to help the Bobcats rally past the Hawks, 35-14 in the second round of the Class 3-A state playoffs at Dudley Hilton Stadium.

  • Blue & White Night kicks off basketball season

     The Hawks and Lady Hawks will kick off the upcoming basketball season with their annual Blue & White Night Friday, Nov. 16 at LaRue County High School gym.

    Fans will have a chance to see the players and help with fundraising.

    A chili supper will be held 4:30-6: p.m. in the high school cafeteria followed by the Blue/White activities in the gym starting at 6 p.m.