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Today's News

  • Medical training offered at Brockman Center

    Campbellsville University Technology Training Center, in partnership with the Lake Cumberland Area Development District and Lincoln Trail Development District, is offering three new allied health programs in Hodgenville with the first program beginning Sept. 14.

    Carol Sullivan, director of the Campbellsville University Technology Training Center, said the programs consist of medical transcription, clinical medical assistant and phlebotomy. All classes are taught at the Brockman Center, 813 Old Elizabethtown Road, Hodgenville.

  • Music, dinner, auction this Saturday on Main Street

    Where can you get an excellent dinner, really entertaining music (Water’s Edge vocals) and a chance to outbid your neighbor for gift certificates from restaurants, decorative items, art and other goodies?

    It’s the Main Street Dinner on Saturday night at the Civic Center.

    If you want to check out the auction items, come early. Doors open at 5 p.m. for auction viewing; dinner is at 6 p.m. The concert is at 7:45. It’s a tight schedule, with three auction tables closing one at a time instead of at the end.

  • School calendar

    ALL SCHOOLS

    Early release Fridays

    Elementary school students will be released at 1:15 p.m. Fridays; middle and high school students will be released at 1:30 p.m. Fridays.

    ALES

    Wonderful Wednesday graduates needed for parade

  • Locals join summer market tour

    LaRue County Farm Bureau members Jeremy and Joanna Hinton of Hinton’s Orchard & Farm Market and Robin and Ashley Lee of Lee’s Garden Center joined more than 40 participants of farm markets throughout the state in late July on the Kentucky Farm Bureau’s 2010 Summer Tour of markets in Kentucky, Illinois and Missouri.

  • Marine’s mother shares memories of son with ALES students

    Last Monday, Abraham Lincoln Elementary School students returned to their campus to find small acorns and photos of a young Matt Hanson hanging from the “Matt Hanson tree” which had been planted last spring in the fallen soldier’s honor. No one knew where the photos had come from or the reason for the acorns hanging by string from the young oak.

  • Sports Shorts

    Parks and Recreation Board to meet

    The LaRue County Parks and Recreation Board will meet 7 p.m. Sept. 13 at the park. Please attend if you are interested in becoming part of the park board or want to help make improvements at the community park. Call Eric DeVary at 358-8386 for more information.

    Rotary fundraiser, punt, pass, kick

    The Hodgenville Rotary Club will host a punt, pass, kick fundraiser at home football games Sept. 10 and 24. Check with any Rotarian for more information.

    Upton Days 5K Run

  • Church calendar

    Union Band has homecoming, gospel singing

    Union Band Baptist Church near Howardstown will have homecoming 11 a.m. Sept. 12. Gospel singing by Brighter Day, Messengers Three and Melvin Mortenson. Bring a dish.

    Pleasant Grove will host singer

    Gospel singer Graham West will perform 6:30 p.m. Sept. 12 at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church in White City.

    Magnolia Baptist has revival, fall fling

  • Young cross country team sets high goals

    Josh Henderson and his LaRue County High School cross country runners have set some lofty goals for this year, but with an experienced girls’ squad returning and a boys’ team whose main strengths are competitiveness and hard work, they just might meet their aspirations.

    “We want to go to state as teams, be more competitive, and make reasonable individual goals,” said Henderson, who has coached the team for three of the four years he has been teaching at the high school.

  • Golfers eye regional championship

    The 27 boy golfers that came out to play this season are the largest number that Coach Rip Collins can recall in his four years mentoring the LaRue County High School Hawks or even when he was at Caverna for four years prior to that.

    “We’re young, but there’s a lot of talent here and if these boys will stick together, I think we’ll even have a shot at a regional championship down the road,” he said. “It’s not even out of the realm to get to state.”

  • LaRue County Youth Soccer Association plans Sept. 11 celebration

    The LaRue County Youth Soccer Association has a new home this season. On Saturday, Sept. 11, the group will open fields behind Abraham Lincoln Elementary School. The school is at 2101 Lincoln Farm Road.

    The celebration begins at 9 a.m. and all parents, players, coaches and fans are invited to attend.

    LCYSA President Heather Cook said volunteer workers are needed for concession sales and field painting. Supplies are available.

    For more information or to volunteer, contact Cook at 358-5720.