Today's News

  • FEMA workers will show identification

     Survivors of the Feb. 29 and March 2 tornadoes, straight line winds and flooding and storms in Kentucky should be on the alert for scam artists who may approach you in person, by telephone or via the Internet.

    • Be alert when your doorbell rings. People going door-to-door to damaged homes or telephoning disaster survivors and claiming to be building contractors could be frauds. If visitors or callers solicit personal information such as Social Security or bank account numbers, or for money, they are not legitimate.

  • Lee earns $1,000 Beta scholarship

     Zachary Lee, a senior at LaRue County High School, has been named a Beta Scholar which entitles him to a $1,000 scholarship.

    Lee competed against more than 700 candidates nationwide for the honor; 221 recipients were chosen. 

    Lee plans to study electrical engineering in college.  He was recommended for this award by the local Beta Club sponsor, Rex Hanson and high school principal, Paul Mullins.

  • Campbellsville University hosts nature photo exhibit

     Dr. Robert Doty, a retired Campbellsville University English professor, will be having a nature photo exhibit of birds through March 30 in Campbellsville University's Art Gallery, 205 University Drive, Campbellsville.

    The exhibit will feature birds from Florida, Kentucky, Illinois and Ontario. Most of the images are made with a Nikon D 40 with three lenses – Nikkor AF-S 18-55, 55-200 and 70-300.

  • Buffalo firefighters take first in firefighter challenge

    Several LaRue County firefighters attended the 49th annual Dixie Fire School in Elizabethtown this weekend.
    The fire school held at the Elizabethtown Community and Technical College campus, had 805 people pre-registered for 2012 classes – a far cry from the 60 who attended the few classes offered in 1963.

  • Whobrey begins work at Basketball Hall of Fame

    Operating in borrowed office space behind a desk relocated from the basement of his own home, Rick Whobrey began work as executive director of the new Kentucky High School Basketball Hall of Fame.
    It’s a modest beginning for a 53-year-old Elizabethtown resident who spent nearly two decades as an executive with Kentucky Farm Bureau. The Hall of Fame has no site and no exhibits and has yet to name the first members of its inaugural class of 100 inductees.

  • Students compete at State Governor's Cup

  • Rebeleers reunion planned by East Hardin grads

    Some people might feel a tinge of nostalgia when they hear the phrase, “Rebeleers, sound off!” It’s the cheer for the East Hardin High School band. Angela Carter wants to hear from those who remember.
    Carter, a 1975 graduate of East Hardin High School, is planning a reunion of the East Hardin Rebeleer Band from 4 to 11 p.m. June 16 at Pritchard Community Center in Elizabethtown. The reunion is open to any member, parent or volunteer who worked with the program. Carter hopes many Rebeleers with fond memories will want to catch up.

  • PHOTO: Black History Month lesson

    Hodgenville Elementary School kindergarten students celebrated Black History Month with the help of Gordon Thomas who told stories, sang songs and answered students’ questions. Students pictured are Seth Graham, Cutter Boley, Will Ray, Nayland English, Cammie Allen, Lexi Wheeler, Carris Ford, Lenayah Andrews, Kelsea Baker, Chase Pellman, Seth Strock and Margaret Johnson

  • PHOTO: Wheeee!
  • Magnolia Bank offers ‘Preparing for Success’ scholarships to students

    Twenty sixth-grade students from Hardin and LaRue Counties were awarded the fifth annual Magnolia Bank “Preparing for Success” Scholarships. Students were asked to write an essay telling what would make a great career and how they plan to pursue that career.  
    “The goal of this program is to get kids and their families talking about college early. We want to help students in our area get off to a good start saving for their future,” said Stefanie Rock, vice president at Magnolia Bank.