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Today's News

  • COLUMN: Corn variety plot results ready

     The LaRue County Extension Service annually conducts a corn variety test plot in cooperation with a local farmer and participating grain dealers. The cooperator this year was Carlos Tucker. Seed companies supply seed, assist at planting and harvest and sponsor a field day. Farmers use the yield information, along with other plot data and information to help decide which varieties to grow next year.

  • LaRue Water District receives permission to refinance bonds

     The LaRue County Water District No. 1 has applied to the Public Service Commission for authorization to enter into an assistance agreement with Kentucky Rural Water Finance Corporation to borrow about $2.83 million to refund certain outstanding waterworks revenue bonds.

    The Water District made application to the Commission on Aug. 29. On Sept. 17, the Commission accepted the application for filing.

    The loan will have a 28-year term with interest rates that vary from 3.25 percent to 4.4 percent per annum.

  • Soccer teams fall in district final

     The Marion County Knights held prolific scorer Alex Cook and the LaRue County Hawks in check Thursday night as they won the championship of the Boys’ 18th District Soccer Tournament, 3-1 in Lebanon.

    Cook, a senior striker, scored twice in the teams’ regular-season meeting and had the Hawks’ goal Thursday night, but the Knights had built a 3-0 lead before he found the back of the net with 4 minutes left in the first half. Senior Marshall Metcalf had the assist.

  • South Central Telephone announces trustees

     South Central RTC’s Annual Meeting was held at the Cave City Convention Center Oct. 4.

  • TOUCHPOINTS: Return to God, save a nation

     Pray: To address God with devout (extremely religious) petition (a solemn request). 

    What a privilege we have that we may talk with our creator.

    “If my people who are called by my name will humble themselves and pray and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin and heal their land.” (II Chronicles 7:14).

  • Two local students perform with Campbellsville University Chorale

      The Campbellsville University Chorale will be touring to several churches and schools in the area over fall break, Oct. 17-21.

    Performances begin 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17 at Glasgow Baptist Church in Glasgow.

    They will have two performances in Grayson County on Thursday, Oct. 18: the first at 1 p.m. at Grayson County Middle School in Leitchfield and the second at 6 p.m. at Clarkson Baptist Church in Clarkson.

  • Breathitt County superintendent audited

  • PHOTO: Golf coach visits Rotary Club

     LaRue County High School Golf Coach Justin Craft, right, was a guest of the Hodgenville Rotary Club recently. At left is Rotarian Tom Claycomb.

  • PHOTO: Rotary Club welcomes football coach

      LaRue County High School Football Coach Josh Jaggers, right, was a guest of the Hodgenville Rotary Club recently. At left is Rotarian Katie McDowell.

     

  • PHOTO: Groovin' on a sunny afternoon

      Hodgenville residents Gene Abrams Sr., left, and Maxie Perkins found a sun-drenched bench to be a perfect place to catch up on some conversation while they rested before continuing their walk at Creekfront Park.