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Today's News

  • PHOTO: Sunrise Volunteers

    Emogene Gardner, Sunrise Manor Volunteer, wheels resident Katherine Cruse into the facility’s chapel for weekly Rhythm Band gospel singing. Gardner has volunteered for 28 years at the nursing home on Phillips Lane.

  • LCHS Speech Team win Region title

    Over the past two weekends the LaRue County High School Speech team has enjoyed success both nationally and in the state.

    Several varsity speech students traveled to Atlanta, Ga. Jan. 29-31 to compete in the 2011 Barkley Forum at Emory University. 

  • Senior Hawks honored at final home match - Feb. 2, 2011

    The Mat Hawk seniors were honored Wednesday at their final home match. From left, Shaquille Cox, Cody Williams, Shelby Floyd and Vince Couch.

  • BASKETBALL: Lady Hawks win 20th game in season

    KENDRICK BRYAN

    Correspondent

    The LaRue County Lady Hawks ended January with a loss to the fourth-ranked Elizabethtown Lady Panthers (22-1) but started the first week of February with three convincing wins.

    The Lady Hawks defeated Bullitt Central on Feb. 1 and went on to defeat Breckinridge County on Feb. 3. LaRue County capped the week with a victory over district rival Green County on Feb. 4.

    Bullitt Central

  • Theresa Howard: Make the most of your tax refund

    This year develop a plan to make the most of your tax refund. The average person receives nearly $3,000 as a tax refund. This year, develop a plan to make the most of your tax refund. There are many ways to use your tax refund to build a better financial future.

    Consider the following:

    1. Pay past-due expenses

    2. Reduce credit card debt

    3. Create an emergency fund

    4. Save for a major appliance purchase

    5. Save for a child’s education

    6. Boost your retirement accounts

  • Helms announce birth of a daughter

    Dusty and Olivia Helm of Hodgenville announce the birth of a daughter, Mallorie Nichole Helm.

    She was born at 9:42 a.m. on Jan. 20, 2011 at Hardin Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds 3 ounces and was 18.5 inches long.

    She is welcomed home by a sister, Madeline, age 2.

    Maternal grandparents are Kim Colston and Dave Colston of Falls of Rough. Paternal grandparents are Jeff and Lisa Perkins of Buffalo; and Mike and Tracy Helm of Hardinsburg.

    Great-grandparents are Dexter and Connie England and Emmett and Helen Perkins.

  • Retired stock car driver loses battle with cancer

    By Michael Despain

    Media Contact/Track Announcer

    The Legendary Ponderosa Speedway-Junction City, KY

    Bluegrass Speedway-Bardstown, KY

     

     

    Donald Gene Powell (1927-2003)

    Long time stock car racer Donald Gene Powell of Hodgenville lost the battle with cancer and passed away on Feb. 17, 2003.

  • Youth baseball signups begin Feb. 12

    LaRue County Youth Baseball signups are 10 a.m.-noon Feb. 12, 19 and 26 and 2-4 p.m. Feb. 27 at LaRue County Parks and Recreation. Leagues are available for ages 3 to 15 (age as of April 30, 2011).

    Children ages 3-4 need to sign up now because there will not be a Weiner League later in the spring.

    Cost for T-ball Junior (ages 3-4) and T-ball Senior (ages 5-6) is $45.

    Rookie (ages7-8), Minor (ages 9-10) and Major (ages 11-12) is $55.

    Babe Ruth (ages 13-15) is $60.

  • Historic Preservation seminar focuses on log structures

    The first workshop in the 2011 Pine Mountain School for Practical Historic Preservation series will take place March 13-18 at Putney Ranger Station in Harlan County. Care and Repair of Log Structures will include hands-on instruction in round log preservation and rehabilitation by instructors from the National Park Service Historic Preservation Training Center in Frederick, Md.

  • Hosparus tea planned as fundraiser

    Hosparus – Central Kentucky will host a tea and auction, “Arts & Humaniteas” 2-4 p.m., Saturday, March 19 at Severns Valley Baptist Church, 1100 Ring Road, Elizabethtown. Tickets are $30. No reservations will be accepted without payment. 

    The reservation deadline is Monday, March 14. For more information, contact Lisa Sanford at lsanford@hosparus.org or 270-737-6300. Purchase your tea tickets at the Hosparus Elizabethtown office at 105 Diecks Dr.

    Tea proceeds benefit Hosparus – Central Kentucky patients and families.