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Today's News

  • Hawks lose to North Bullitt 42-0

    SHEPHERDSVILLE — The LaRue County Hawks were held more than 100 rushing yards below their average, and saw their playoff chances take a huge hit in a 42-0 loss to Class 4-A, District 4 rival North Bullitt on Friday night.

    The Hawks, who entered the game averaging more than 311 yards on the ground, were limited to 181 yards at C.T. Collins Field.

    LaRue County, which was last shutout last season against Bullitt East, was completely stymied in this game.

  • ECTC will hold Odyssey Day

    If you’ve ever had questions about hybrid or electric vehicles or just curious about what it might be like to drive one, you will have the opportunity to satisfy your curiosity Oct. 15.

    Alternative transportation technologies will be showcased at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College’s automotive/diesel department as part of an innovative national event. 

    Although Odyssey Day has been celebrated every other year since 2002, this is the first year that ECTC has had the opportunity to participate as a host site.

  • ECTC will hold Odyssey Day

    If you’ve ever had questions about hybrid or electric vehicles or just curious about what it might be like to drive one, you will have the opportunity to satisfy your curiosity Oct. 15.

    Alternative transportation technologies will be showcased at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College’s automotive/diesel department as part of an innovative national event. 

    Although Odyssey Day has been celebrated every other year since 2002, this is the first year that ECTC has had the opportunity to participate as a host site.

  • ECTC will hold Odyssey Day

    If you’ve ever had questions about hybrid or electric vehicles or just curious about what it might be like to drive one, you will have the opportunity to satisfy your curiosity Oct. 15.

    Alternative transportation technologies will be showcased at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College’s automotive/diesel department as part of an innovative national event. 

    Although Odyssey Day has been celebrated every other year since 2002, this is the first year that ECTC has had the opportunity to participate as a host site.

  • Sports Shorts

    Parks and Recreation Board to meet

    The LaRue County Parks and Recreation Board will meet 7:30 p.m. Oct. 6 at the park. Open to the public. For more information, call Eric DeVary at 358-8386.

    Saddle Club Fun Show

    The LaRue County Saddle Club Fun Show is 7 p.m. Oct. 8 at the club grounds. For more information, call Pam at 270-766-8313.

    St. Jude Charity golf scramble

  • Jeffries reunion held Oct. 9-10

    The Jeffries reunion was Oct. 9-10 at Sportsman Lake.

  • Hay, where were you in 1942?

    Last week, Lindsey Burgess came in our office looking for an article about her dad, Bobby Rogers, that was published on April 24, 1996. Bobby passed away Sept. 24.

    It brought back some good memories – about Bobby and my dad, Donald Gene Powell, who died in 2003. I thought I’d run it again just for the hay of it.

    He has a habit of looking at his feet when he talks. But when he finishes a sentence, he looks up quickly – looks you straight in the eye – and smiles.

  • Laptop 'rollout' scheduled for Oct. 16

    In a few weeks, all LaRue County High School students will receive laptops through the district’s 21st Century Learning Initiative.

    The “laptop rollout” will take place Saturday, Oct. 16, according to LCHS Principal Paul Mullins.

    “We will begin with a brief meeting in the gym and then the students will be directed to designated areas for distribution,” said Mullins. “Over the next week of school, students will receive extensive training on how to use the laptops and the rules ... for care and ownership.”

  • Senior activities

    Senior Citizens music

    The Senior Citizens Center, 112 N. Walters Ave., Hodgenville, has music with the Charlie Riggs Band at 6:30 p.m. every Saturday. Musicians and singers are welcome. For more information, call 358-4311 or e-mail viola47@windstream.net.

    Daily events

  • Be ready: We don't know when Christ will return

    Many believe that we are living in the last days. There are wars and rumors of wars with news of floods and natural disasters filling our television screens and newspapers. Such things are cited in the Bible as signs of the second coming of Christ.