Today's News

  • SPRING PLAY: LCHS students to present 'An Evening of Culture'

    Students from LaRue County High School Drama will present the play “An Evening of Culture,” in March.

    The play, written by Mark Landon Smith and directed by LCHS teacher Katy Blair Cecil and volunteer Rob Thurman, is set in the fictional town of Mineola where a “disastrous production” of Romeo and Juliet is underway. The comedy is appropriate for all ages.

    "The characters in the play have no idea they've taken a tragedy and turned it into a farce," said Thurman.

  • Men indicted for shooting at crowd

    Two men have been indicted for allegedly shooting in the direction of a group of people at a New Haven bar.

    Patrick L. Keith, 40, Elizabethtown, and Jason Clay Sanders, 41, Hodgenville, allegedly fled the First and Last Chance Bar into LaRue County after shooting five or six rounds Jan. 5.

    New Haven Police Officer K.C. Holbert said the two men had been drinking when an altercation broke out shortly before 10 p.m.

  • Virgil Pearman dies

    Former state representative and state senator Virgil Pearman, 78, of Radcliff died Friday, Feb. 17, at Hardin Memorial Hospital.

    Pearman, a U.S. Army veteran, also owned V.L. Pearman Builder & Development Inc. in Radcliff and served as past president of the Lincoln Trail Home Builders Association.

  • Improvements are coming to US 31W in E'town

     Recent studies of US 31W through and north of the town square in Elizabethtown indicate that safety along the corridor can be improved by changing the lane configuration of the road. 

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet will be implementing changes this spring that consist of reconfiguring lanes around the square and reconfiguration from the current four lanes to one northbound and one southbound lane along with a center turning lane north of the square. The new configurations extend to KY 1357 (St. John Road).

  • BIRTH: Gardners welcome Avery Allen Fitzhugh Kerfoot

    Gary and Neysa Gardner of Hodgenville announce the birth of a son, Avery Allen Fitzhugh Kerfoot Gardner, born June 28, 2011.

    Maternal grandparents are Kenny and Jean Kerfoot; paternal grandparents are Rev. Gerald and Margie Gardner, all of Hodgenville.

    Avery is welcomed home by a sister, Anna Augusta Mahalia Kathleen Gardner.

  • Library announces new books, DVDs

     The LaRue County Public Library has added several items to its shelves.

  • Campbellsville University hosts 'Meet the Authors'

     Campbellsville University's School of Education will host the first Beulah Campbell Children's Literature Conference, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. April 21 on the campus of Campbellsville University.

    The conference is the first of a planned annual conference bringing together children's authors, teachers, librarians and other educators to share children's literature and ways of using literature in the classroom.

    The conference features keynote speaker Charles Ghigna and luncheon speaker Edie Hemingway.

  • COLUMN: Make your ambition to please God

     When we want to learn about success, we try to find someone who has done it. We had rather have a model of success than a manual of success.  

    Next to the Lord Jesus Christ, Paul is the best model for successful Christian living we can find. Paul was an incredible man who lived life to the full and made his life count. He encouraged the Philippians to “pattern their lives after his” (3:17).

    In Philippians 3:12-14 Paul gives four keys to successful Christian living. First, face your shortcomings. Take an inventory of your life.

  • Skaggs competes in Valentine Pageant

    Audrey Wunderlich, a sophomore of Frankfort, won the title of Campbellsville University Valentine Queen at the 70th annual Valentine Pageant on Feb. 10.

    The pageant is the longest-running tradition on CU’s campus.

    Wunderlich represented the CU chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America. She also won the interview award and the poise/appearance award. Her talent was a jazz dance routine to the song “Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy.”


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