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Today's News

  • BOYS BASKETBALL: Hawks defeat Hart, drop to Adair

    The LaRue County Hawks and the Hart County Raiders boys’ basketball teams played to a packed house Friday night at Hodgenville. The Raiders were short-handed as they had seven players suspended due to an altercation in a game at Warren East High School on Jan. 10. The Hawks won easily 77-43.
    The Hawks started out cold in the first quarter, missing several easy shots but Kyle Sheeran put the Hawks up 13-11 on consecutive, old-fashioned three-point plays, scoring two baskets and getting fouled on each one.

  • Elementary wrestlers compete at Cobra Tournament

    LaRue County Elementary School wrestlers competed Jan. 16 at the Cobra Wrestling Tournament at Nelson County High School. No team score was kept.

    Individual scores are:

    First – Lucas Barnes, Clay Perry, Dalton Bell, Cameron Lasley, Hayden Polston, Thomas Hoppes

    Second – Preston Carter, Tristin Brown, Levi Gooden, Dylan Dycus

    Third - Braden Sferro, Cash Cruse, Mason Polston

    Fourth - Caleb Hack, Jameson LaRue, Dawson Bingham

  • Hardin County Historical Society to meet

    The Hardin County Historical Society will meet 6:30 p.m. Jan. 24 at the State Theater Gallery, 209 West Dixie Ave., Elizabethtown. The buffet dinner will be catered by Back Home. The price is $8.50 per person. For reservations, contact Judy French at 735-9698 or jmfrench9@windstream.net by Jan. 21.

  • Curves add Zumba classes

    Curves of Hodgenville is adding Zumba classes to its fitness facility.

    Owner Karen Elliott has earned a license to teach Zumba, an exercise regime that relies on high-energy, Latin-inspired music to keep participants motivated.

    Elliott called the simple dance moves “a real stress reliever."

    "It really works the abdomen and hips and tones all over,” she said. “You’ll feel stronger after a workout.”

    Zumba can burn up to 500-calories in a 30-minute workout.

  • Electric rates to increase

    The Kentucky Public Service Commission has granted a rate increase to Winchester-based East Kentucky Power Cooperative, the wholesale electric power supplier for Nolin RECC and 15 other member cooperatives.

    The PSC approved the rate increase for service rendered on and after Jan. 14, 2011. EKPC sought the rate increase to strengthen its financial condition and continue building equity.

  • Twins channel energy from Wickland spirits

    BY ERIN L. MCCOY

    The crowd was fixated on two L-shaped rods gripped in the woman's hands just as they started to turn.

    "Cross the rods, Antoine," Michael Wilhite asked again.

    The rods turned toward each other, but the woman's hands weren't moving. Whoever - or whatever - moved the rods was invisible to everyone present.

  • Bluegrass Speedway Schedule of Events

    Bluegrass Speedway

    2221 New Haven Road

    Bardstown, Kentucky

    April 9 - Test and Tune for All Divisions (6-10 p.m.)

    April 16 - 2011 Season Opener: Super Late Models, UMP Modifieds, UMP Sportsman, UMP Street Stocks

    April 23 - Weekly Racing Series: Super Late Models, UMP Modifieds, UMP Sportsman, UMP Street Stocks

  • ECTC offers "The Man and his Dream"

    Elizabethtown Community and Technical College plans to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. this month with a biographical movie, "The Man and The Dream," followed by discussion. The movie will be shown 3 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 19 in room 112 of the Administration Building. Light refreshments will be served.

    The movie is free and everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend.

  • Lincoln Heritage House nears completion

    After months of work, reconstruction of the Lincoln Heritage House at Freeman Lake Park in Elizabethtown is almost finished.

  • Seminar provides basics of naturalization laws

    A representative from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services will be at the LaRue County Board of Education 10 a.m. Jan. 22 to provide an overview of USCIS and discuss the requirements and benefits of naturalization. Anyone interested in learning more about obtaining citizenship is invited to attend.  Contact Sarah Hornback at 358-8334 for more information.