Today's News

  • COLUMN: Hang up your old grief as you enter the New Year

     Louise Fletcher Tarkington expressed the desire of many who long for new beginnings:

    “I wish there were some wonderful place

    Called the land of Beginning Again

    Where all our mistakes, and all our heartaches,

    And all our selfish griefs

    Could be cast like a shabby old coat at the door

    And never be put on again.”

  • COLUMN: Here's to a perfect New Year

     One day at the library, a book fell off a shelf and hit a boy named Milo Crinkley on the head.

    The title, “Be a Perfect Person in Just Three Days,” was just what he needed. 

    Wanting more than anything to be perfect, Milo checked the book out and set out to do everything the author, Dr. K. Pinkerson Silverfish, prescribed.

    So begins the 1982 children’s book “Be a Perfect Person in Just Three Days” by Stephen Manes.

  • Shrek the Musical comes to Bardstown

    The Stephen Foster Drama Association received a $25,000 grant to present “Shrek the Musical,” and Bardstown is one of the first locations that presented the musical off of its national tour.

    The grant came from the Community Project and Development Fund, said Dawn Pryzstal, vice president of tourism expansion and marketing.

    “The Stephen Foster Drama Association receives a grant every July, but based on the scope of this project, the board wanted to be supportive of them off-cycle,” she said.

  • KSP offers tips for safe winter driving

    With the onset of winter and the possibility that motorists may have to drive in inclement weather, the Kentucky State Police are offering safe driving tips.

    The weather in Kentucky is unpredictable and this time of year you never know when to expect black ice, snow, icy roads or a mixture of road conditions. KSP is asking motorists to prepare in advance for the winter driving months ahead.

  • Hawks take second in tournament

    The LaRue County Hawks defeated Western Hills (73-58) and Henry County (62-45) before falling to Louisville Doss (53-38) in the Capital City Invitational at Frankfort Western Hills over winter break.

    Senior guard Kelton Ford continued his torrid play in leading the Hawks past the Henry County Wildcats and into the championship of the Capital City Classic at Frankfort Western Hills.

    Ford had 24 points, six rebounds, six assists and five steals, while junior forward Kody Key-Close added 11 points, two steals, one rebound and one assist.

  • Lady Hawks drop two games


    The Lady Hawks lost two games in the Republic Bank Holiday Classic over winter break.

    They dropped 46-37 to Louisville Assumption despite having the lead 18-to-16 at halftime.

    Junior guard Ivy Brown led LaRue County with 15 points, five rebounds, four steals and three assists, while sophomore guard Alexis Brewer added nine points and two steals.

    Senior forward Haley Holt scored eight points, hitting one of three 3-point attempts.

    Junior center Alley Evans scored three and had six rebounds.

  • WRESTLING: Meade County Tsunami




    Place-Team    Record

      1. LaRue County    9-0

      2. Oldham County    8-1

      3. Meade County A    7-2

      4. Wayne County    6-3

      5. Central Hardin    5-4

      6. Ohio County    4-5

      7. Christian County    3-6

      8. Meade County B    2-7

  • 4-H Livestock Club supports Santa Bus

     4-H Livestock Club members, Vice President William Pearman, Activities Coordinator Emily Pearman presented Ann “Snookie Morrison” with donations for the Santa Bus. 

  • Natural gas rates going up

     The Kentucky Public Service Commission last week approved the unanimous settlement agreement reached by Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company and all of the parties  in the base rate cases. The ruling lowers the late payment charge, extends the time period for paying customer bills, gives the company responsibility for natural gas service lines, and provides for additional charitable giving.

  • SCHOOL CALENDAR - Dec. 26, 2012