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Today's News

  • ON EDUCATING LARUE: Crusade for Children collection benefits local children

     Thanks to the hard work of local fire departments and the generosity of LaRue Countians, money generated from the WHAS Crusade for Children has given LaRue County’s school children with disabilities a better opportunity for succeeding in school.          

  • Middle School Wrestling: East Oldham Duals

    East Oldham Duals 

    LaRue County finished 8th among teams.

    SCORES

  • New Hope man accepts plea agreement

    A New Hope man who killed a man will spend time in prison after plea-bargaining in mediation.

    David Jerome Willett, 28, of New Hope, was initially charged with murder and second-degree persistent felony offender.

    On Dec. 2, 2010, Willett stabbed Eric Douglas Stallard multiple times, killing him, according to court documents.

  • BASKETBALL: Hawks lose season opener

    Playing without a starter is difficult enough, but when it’s the season opener against a quality team playing its third game, it becomes a monumental challenge.

    The LaRue County Hawks found that out Saturday night.

    The Hawks, who were already replacing three starters from last season, were without senior point guard Kelton Ford, who didn’t dress for the game. LaRue County coach Paul Childress said Ford should return next week.

  • PHOTO: Jared Stillwell's buck

    Jared Stillwell, Hodgenville, harvested this 9-point buck Nov. 17 during the modern firearm season. He is the son of Jason Stillwell and Lauren Stillwell.

  • PHOTO: Trailer fire on East Bailey

      Buffalo Fire Department responded to a trailer and woods fire about 11:15 p.m. Friday on Bailey Road. Firefighters said no one lived in the mobile home but it was being remodeled. It rekindled the following day. Buffalo and LaRue County Fire Departments and LaRue County Sheriff’s Deputy Robby Brownfield were dispatched to the scene. Arson is suspected, Brownfield said.

  • National Corvette Museum offers $1 admission

     The National Corvette Museum has named the entire month of December “Dollar Days” for residents of Kentucky who visit the Museum. All month long, Kentucky residents can tour the Museum for a $1 admission per person, and will only need to show a Kentucky drivers license or other proof of residency to take advantage of the special offer.

    Children will be admitted for $1 with adults presenting the Kentucky identification.

  • GRACE NOTES: First World Problems? Get over it!

    Nobody knows the trouble I’ve seen. Nobody knows my sorrow.

    Today I'm suffering First World Problems. To name a few:

    I noticed too late that the gray of my shirt does not match the gray of my pants. Also - I left the house without wearing any bracelets, so not only am I color uncoordinated, but I have naked wrists.

  • Campbellsville University professor appears in 'Lincoln'

     Imagine keeping a secret as big as being in a Steven Spielberg film to yourself for a year.

    Dr. Reese Land, associate professor of music/trumpet in Campbellsville University’s School of Music, did just that. And he is now able to talk about his role in the newly released movie “Lincoln” starring Oscar winner Daniel Day-Lewis and directed by Steven Spielberg, who has been called one of America’s most popular and influential filmmakers in the history of cinema.

  • Physical Therapy Associates holds ribbon-cutting

     Physical Therapy Associates Inc. welcomed the community to its new facility during an open house Thursday morning. A large crowd of current and former patients, community leaders and other well-wishers attended and many took part in a ribbon-cutting ceremony hosted by the LaRue County Chamber of Commerce.

    The 3,750-square-feet clinic provides more space, privacy, parking and state-of-the-art equipment for patients. It’s located at 632 S. Lincoln Boulevard, Hodgenville, near American Legion Post 87.