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Today's News

  • PHOTO: Lady Hawks Softball Team
  • Debbie Baker named Employee of the Month

    Debbie Baker has been selected as the June Employee of the Month for Nationwide Uniform in Hodgenville.

    Baker has been employed with Nationwide since September 2008 and is under the supervision of JoAnn Pearman in the trouser department.

    Debbie will receive an award for her dedication and service.

  • Tammie Jenkins named Employee of the Month

    Tammie Jenkins has been selected as the May Employee of the Month for Nationwide Uniform in Hodgenville.

    Jenkins has been employed with Nationwide since July 1981 and is under the supervision of Shirley Cobb in the trouser department.

    She will receive an award for her dedication and service.

  • Lee's Famous Recipe celebrates 45th year

    To celebrate 45 years of serving fresh, never frozen chicken, Lee’s Famous Recipe Chicken is asking fans to shake a tail feather this summer and show the world how their version of the chicken dance is done.

    In addition to several giveaways totaling more than $6,000, Lee’s is hosting the 2011 Chicken Dance Contest, an effort to reward the most original and funky fan video.

  • Lady Hawks progress in regional tourney

    It’s as if first-year LaRue County coach Aaron Howell was serenading his Lady Hawks with the sweet words of … Jim Valvano?

    After his team rallied for an extra-inning win in Monday’s quarterfinals, the Lady Hawks put on their rally caps again, fighting back from a huge hole in the first inning to stun the North Hardin Trojans, 7-6 in 10 innings Tuesday in the late 5th Region Softball Tournament semifinal in Hodgenville.

  • SCHOLARSHIP: Abby Sullivan wins award from Hodgenville Woman's Club

    Abby Sullivan, a 2011 graduate of LaRue County High School, is the winner of the Hodgenville Woman’s Club scholarship.

    She will receive $500 for college expenses.

    She was active in FFA, Pep Club and Teens against Drugs and a leader in many other school-related activities. During her senior year she was president of FBLA and captain of the cheerleading squad. She also volunteered at the school’s American Red Cross blood drives.

    Sullivan plans to attend WKU and study nursing.

  • PHOTO: Warm Blessings plans yard sale

  • Chynna Michelle Shipp recognized by President

    Chynna Michelle Shipp was among 110 students recognized by President Barack Obama for outstanding academic achievement May 24 at John L. Ramsey Middle School.

    Shipp, a sixth-grader at the school, received the President's Award for Educational Excellence for earning a 3.5 grade point average her first semester. The award recognizes leaders who have transitioned well from elementary to middle school.

    She was among 147 students to receive the United States National Leadership Merit Award for earning a 3.0 GPA their first semester.

  • Valedictorian, Salutatorian named

    Two students have been named for their academic achievements throughout their high school careers.
    Andrew Skaggs, the son of John and Lisa Skaggs, has been named Valedictorian.
    Skaggs will graduate with a 4.0 GPA and intends on going to the University of Louisville Speed School to pursue a master’s degree in chemical engineering.
    His activities in high school were Varsity Soccer, speech and debate team, Academic Team, the Future Problem Solving Team and youth group.

  • Sparks fly in council meeting

    A LaRue County Middle School site based council meeting led to a heated debate last month.
    LaRue County Middle school teacher Eddie Paden addressed the council as a parent, with concerns he has regarding field trips and rewards that have taken place at the middle school during the 2010-2011 school year. Also addressed was the amount of budgeted money for registration and mileage used to attend professional development conferences.