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Today's News

  • COLUMN: Honor the veteran

     He may have been referring to the members of the Royal Air Force, but when British Prime Minister Winston Churchill said, “Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few,” he could easily have been talking about our own country’s veterans.

    They make up less than 8 percent of the United States’ population, but it is no overstatement to say our lives would be very different without their countless contributions and sacrifices.

  • Hornback honored for photography

     Amateur photographers from across the region participated in the first annual Farm Foto Assignment photography contest held at the National FFA Convention, Oct. 30 to Nov. 1, in Louisville.

    Felicia Hornback, a student at LaRue County High School, was selected as the grand prize winner of the inaugural contest, presented by McDonald’s Restaurants of Kentuckiana. 

    Hornback won $1,000 for her FFA chapter. Her winning photo, “Country Life,” captures a farm landscape during sunset. 

  • Hodgenville man charged with DUI, assault

     A Hodgenville man was charged with several counts after being involved Sunday in a motor vehicle accident.

    Kentucky State Police Post 3 in Bowling Green responded to the area of KY 1076 and Ernest Chaudoin Road in Hart County just before 5 a.m. Nov. 3 in reference to a single vehicle injury collision.

    Jacobi A. Caven, 23, was driving south in a 1998 Ford Taurus when he exited the right side of the roadway, according to Trooper First Class Joel Huff.

  • Rodeo team makes its debut at UK

    There’s a new team on the roster for the University of Kentucky, one with barrels, bulls, roping, wrestling and a whole lot of enthusiasm by a group of students who have worked hard to put their dreams into reality.

    Housed within UK’s College of Agriculture, Food and Environment student organizations, the UK Rodeo Team joins an accomplished stable of equine clubs and teams available to UK’s student body. The team practices at Kismet Farm in Paris and is open to all students, with or without prior rodeo experience.

  • COLUMN: Worship, walk and work for God

    “Pleasing God” – talk about eye-catching words.

    These words appear in Hebrews 11:5 where the writer refers to Enoch and in verses 4-7, referring to Abel and Noah. These three men may be considered veterans of the faith.

  • FOOTBALL: Hawks fall to Campbellsville

    The Hawks were handed their 10th loss of the season Friday, 34-7, by the Campbellsville Eagles.

    It’s the first winless regular season in at least 23 years.

    In a season marred by injuries and players leaving the team, everything seemed to catch up to the Hawks against the Eagles (3-7).

    LaRue County fumbled the ball three times, turned the ball over on downs twice, had a potential touchdown pass intercepted in the end zone and had a fake punt snuffed out in the fourth quarter.

  • Volleyball season comes to end for Lady Hawks

    The season came to a close Wednesday for LaRue County’s Lady Hawks as they fell in the 5th Region Volleyball Tournament semifinals to Central Hardin.

    The undermanned Lady Hawks gave the Lady Bruins their best shot but Central Hardin pulled through with a 25-9, 20-25, 25-22, 25-16 victory.

  • Ray Allen Mackey a finalist for 'Farmer of the Year'

     

    A Hardin County farmer is one of three finalists for Kentucky Farm Bureau’s “Farmer of the Year” contest.

    Ray Allen Mackey of Elizabethtown, Gary Cecil of Daviess County and Kenny Imel of Greenup County, are competing for the award which recognizes an individual whose personal efforts not only strengthen the state’s agriculture industry but also demonstrate service and leadership on and off the farm.

  • ECTC Barons begin season

    Elizabethtown Community and Technical College’s men’s basketball team, the Barons, started its 2013-14 season Nov. 1, with a game at Volunteer State Community College. The team is in its second year, coached by John Veague, from the University of Illinois-Chicago, with assistant coach Roman Ritchey, Georgetown College.

  • COLUMN: Spend less, plan more

    Last year, the Consumer Federation of America and the Credit Union National Association found that 12 percent of people said they were planning to spend more during the holidays than in the previous year. That number was up from 8 percent in 2011. This year, help reverse this trend and plan on spending less and saving more. Here are five ways to cut back on your holiday spending this year: