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Today's News

  • Column: Help for families with diabetes

      According to Kentucky’s Diabetes Prevention and Control Program, 1 in 10 adult Kentuckians have been diagnosed with diabetes. In 1995, this number was only 1 in 25. In addition, over 16 percent of all hospital stays in Kentucky are related to diabetes.

  • COLUMN: Airsoft gun incident unacceptable, but will be a valuable lesson

     The only sounds that Kentucky football’s Class of 2014 was supposed to cause were Air Raid sirens and cheering on Saturday afternoons.

    Now, after Sunday night, four of them (Dorian Baker, Stanley Boom Williams, Drew Barker and Tymere Dubose) will instead be known for the sound of three airsoft guns being shot into the air in the middle of South Campus, and the subsequent pinging of 30,000 students’ cell phones alerting them to a campus-wide lockdown.

  • GOLF: Dawson finishes strong to win Region

    LaRue County sophomore Cameron Dawson’s day at the Boys’ 5th Region Golf Tournament didn’t get off to a good start, but he couldn’t have envisioned a better ending.

    Dawson rebounded from a bogey on his first hole to fire an even-par 72 to win the tournament Sept. 30 at Elizabethtown Country Club. He became the first LaRue County golfer to win the region since Chad Hines in 1997.

  • Aguilar honored by Nationwide Uniform

     Veronica Aguilar has been selected as the September Employee of the Month for Nationwide Uniform.

    She has been employed with Nationwide since September 2013 and is under the supervision of Charie Glenn in the trouser department.

    She will receive a special award for her dedication and service.

  • Cobb named Employee of the Month

     Shirley Cobb has been selected as the October Employee of the Month for Nationwide Uniform.

    She began employment in November 1980 and has been most recently been under the supervision of Debra Coursey in the trouser department.

  • Sports Shorts - Oct. 1, 2014

     Sports passes available

    LaRue County High School sports passes are available. $50 for students; $100 for adults. All-sport family passes (for K-12 students and immediate family) are $150. Passes are available at games or contact David Dawson at 270-358-2210.

     

    Lincoln Days Railsplitter Run

  • School Calendar – Oct. 1, 2014

     ALL SCHOOLS

    Free GED practice test at adult education center

    Students can take the GED Ready practice test for free at their local adult education center through Oct. 3. Students can see whether they're ready to pass the GED and get a personalized study plan to help focus their studying so they can score higher. Anyone, regardless of whether they are enrolled in the local program or not, is eligible. Call Sarah Hornback at LaRue County Adult Education at 270-358-8334 to make an appointment for the pre-test.

  • Church Calendar - Oct. 1, 2014

      Lincoln Days Nondenominational Community Service

    Gary Hendrickson will speak at Lincoln Days’ nondenominational service 11 a.m. Oct. 5 on Lincoln Square.

  • Reunions - Oct. 1, 2014

      Class of 1974

  • Fundrai$ers - Oct. 1, 2014

     Benefit tractor pull

    A benefit tractor pull to assist Snookie Morrison will be 7:30 p.m. Oct. 3 at the LaRue County Fairgrounds. Sign-in is 6:30 p.m. Gate fee is $6; entry fee is $20 per class. For more information, call Frank Hornback at 270-401-6980. See following listing for more events at the same location.

     

    Bobby Morrison Memorial Benefit