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Today's News

  • Hagan wins Sportsman feature

    The American Modified Series presented by Force Fuel and Engine Conditioner visited Bluegrass Speedway Saturday evening for the 10th Annual Mod Squad Bash.

    Jason Wheatley of Loretto grabbed the $1,500 payday in the event with an exciting last lap pass for the win. Bryan Barber took second in the 30-lap caution-free main event.

    In preliminary action, Barber claimed the SPEC Race Engines top qualifier award with a lap of 18.315 seconds.

  • Farm calendar

    State Fair entry deadlines loom

  • Whitlock twins play in All-Star game

    The Kentucky Softball Coaches Association 11th annual East vs. West All-Star games were played this past weekend at the University of Kentucky. LaRue County Lady Hawks twins Valerie and Lyndsay Whitlock were members of the West Junior All-Stars whose team finished with a 2-1 record.

  • Freedom of choice doesn't come without consequences

    God gives us freedom of choice, but our choices have consequences. We are free to spend our time on our own selfish pursuits, but we may not have friends or a close family life. We are free to pursue wealth at any cost, but we may end up with lots of money and no joy in spending it. We are free to hurt ourselves or improve ourselves, build our family life or tear it down, sin or pursue righteousness, but we must live with the consequences of whatever we decide.

  • You can win over temptation

    Man’s oldest problem is temptation. Adam and Eve were the first to be tempted in the Garden of Eden. Today, every man eventually faces temptation.

    Temptations are designed by Satan to cause us to sin. How can we say ‘‘no” to temptation, when we want to say ‘‘yes?”

  • You can win over temptation

    Man’s oldest problem is temptation. Adam and Eve were the first to be tempted in the Garden of Eden. Today, every man eventually faces temptation.

    Temptations are designed by Satan to cause us to sin. How can we say ‘‘no” to temptation, when we want to say ‘‘yes?”

  • Convicted murderer released from prison

    A LaRue County man, sentenced to 200 years for the murder of a Vietnam War veteran in 1988, has been released from prison.

    Dale Louis Brown was 29 when he was indicted and convicted for the murder of Jerry Thomas “Pete” Howard, 37.

    According to court records, Brown held a grudge against Howard, who lived in a small house near the Abraham Lincoln Boyhood Home at Knob Creek. Early May 7, 1988, he allegedly shot Howard in the abdomen and set the house on fire. Howard’s body was burned beyond recognition.

  • Bluegrass Speedway Top 10

    44 Auto Mart

    Super Late Models

    1. Tim Tungate (Campbellsville)- 112

    2. Lee Devasier (Crestwood)- 111

    3. Jeff Watson (Campbellsville)- 109

    4. Johnny Wheeler (Campbellsville)- 95

    5. Dustin Neat (Dunnville)- 94

    6. Aaron Hatton (Mount Sterling)- 86

    7. Justin Rattliff (Campbellsville)- 70

    8. Jarryd Holshouser (Boaz)- 50

    9. Clarence Belcher (Junction City)- 50

    10. Mike Jewell (Scottsburg, Ind.)- 47

     

    UMP Open Wheel Modifieds

    1. Jason Wheatley (Loretto)- 124

  • Blood of Christ strengthens all

    Revelation 12:7-11 discusses the weapon of the blood.

  • Inmate walks away from LaRue jail

    An inmate walked away from the LaRue County Detention Center sometime during the weekend.

    According to Diana Eads, spokesperson for Department of Corrections, Division of Local Facilities, state inmate Steven Earl McWilliams, 32, of Louisville, escaped through the restricted custody center fenced area. He was missed about 9:20 a.m. Sunday, June 27.

    Eads said an investigation is ongoing at this time and “no official reports have been received yet.”

    A state jail inspector spoke with jail personnel Monday, Eads said.