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Today's News

  • Senior Activities - October 2, 2013

    Kentucky Public Retirees to meet
    Kentucky Public Retirees, Lincoln Trail Chapter, will meet at noon Oct. 14 at Watermill Restaurant, 803 Mammoth Cave Road, Cave City.

    Senior Citizens music
    The LaRue County Senior Citizens Center, 112 N. Walters Ave., Hodgenville, has music beginning at 6:30 p.m. every Saturday. Musicians and singers are welcome.

  • BIRTH: Martin

    Janie Perkins and Adam Martin announce the birth of a daughter, Madison Brooke Martin.

    Madison Brooke was born at 2:38 p.m. on Aug. 29, 2013, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds 6.5 ounces and was 19.5 inches long.

    Grandparents are Anna J. Perkins of Mount Sherman, and the late William “Pete” Perkins; Shirley Helm of Hodgenville, and Raymond and Linda Martin of Glendale.

    She was welcomed home by her brothers Austin McClure, and Anthony, Wyatt and Jacob Martin; and a sister, Elizabeth Martin.

  • BIRTH: Carter

    Aven Lee Carter, 4, announces the birth of his baby sister, Ruby Kay Carter.

    Ruby Kay was born at 11:05 a.m. on Aug. 26, 2013, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. She weighed 9 pounds 12 ounces and was 20-inches long.

    Parents are Brett and Ashley Carter of Hodgenville.

    Paternal grandparents are Phillip and Kay Carter of Hodgenville. Maternal grandparents are Terry and Jennifer Gardner of Sonora.

    Maternal great-grandparents are Evan and Martha Hornback of Sonora; John and Bettie Stinson of Magnolia; and Carolyn Gardner of Magnolia.

  • National Park closes as government services shut down

     Congress didn’t pass a spending bill by midnight Tuesday. Any government functions considered “nonessential” are shut down, including Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Park.

    Tuesday morning, Park employees put up barricades and a sign about the Park’s closure. A couple from England, planning to tour the birthplace, was one of the first to be turned away.

    It’s a scenario playing out across the country: The Statue of Liberty, Independence Hall, Yellowstone National Park – all 401 National Park sites are closed.

  • Federal shutdown won't stop Obamacare, Ky. insurance exchange

     The federal government is on the brink of shutdown after House Republicans refused to pass a budget unless it involved a delay in the health reform law, and both Senate Democrats and the White House have said they will block any such budget resolution. In the event that Congress doesn't reach a compromise, which would lead to a shutdown on 12:01 a.m. on Tuesday, enrollment for Kentucky's online health insurance exchange, Kynect, will still begin as scheduled.

  • PHOTO: HOMECOMING COURT

     LaRue County High School will choose a new Homecoming Queen at Friday’s football game. Front from left, are seniors Gracen Williams, Emily Griffin, Sarah Stults, Ivy Brown; back, Abigail French, Brooke Heibert, Cidney Neagle, Hattie Ward, Mary Adams and Madison Lee.

  • Couple injured in van vs. buggy collision

     

  • Central Hardin grad lost at sea

    A Central Hardin High School graduate who was lost at sea is remembered as a respectful person who loved his family and the military.

    Jon Gibson, a 1999 graduate, is presumed dead after the U.S. Navy MH-60S Knighthawk helicopter on which he was a crewmember crashed Sunday, Sept. 22 into the Red Sea. Three crewmembers were rescued, but the search was suspended Monday for Gibson and another member, according to a news release from the U.S. Navy. Their survival after the amount of time that has passed is “extremely unlikely,” according to the release.

  • Nice catch
  • Lady Hawks undefeated in 12 games

    The Lady Hawks defeated North Hardin 3-0 Friday.

    Senior midfielder Abby Modrowski scored twice for the visiting Lady Hawks.

    Junior midfielder Rachel Wolf also scored for LaRue County, which had won a school-record eight straight games before consecutive 1-1 ties with Meade County and Grayson County.

    Junior keeper Sierra Mullins made two saves to record her fourth shutout in six games and help LaRue County extend its school-record unbeaten streak to 11 games.

    The team played Grayson County to a 1-1 tie Tuesday.