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Today's News

  • Pasture care: Take care of those weeds in the fall

     Farmers need to look at their pastures; they may see developing weed problems that need action to correct. If there are weed problems, here are some points to ponder.

    Consider whether or not to drill or overseed more forages into existing pasture to improve the stand, spray herbicides to control emerging broadleaf weeds, renovate the stand next spring, or do nothing.

  • Hawks play at Nelson tonight

     Entering the season, first-year LaRue County coach Josh Jaggers said the secondary would be the strength of his Hawks’ defense.

    He’ll need his cornerbacks and safeties to be strong tonight as the Hawks (2-2) hit the road to Bardstown to take on the pass-happy Nelson County Cardinals (1-3).

  • PHOTO: ALES blood drive

     About 50 people volunteered to donate blood at Abraham Lincoln Elementary School’s fifth annual blood drive as part of the school’s Pint Size Heroes program. Above, David Fox, grandfather of fourth grade hero Lillyan Beverly, donated blood. He also helped the school promote the event.  

  • Storage building burns on Jenkins Road

     Sonora and Upton firefighters responded to a report of a house fire on Jenkins Road near Sonora Monday, Sept. 10.

    The property owner, Danny Knight, advised dispatch the house was "on the ground" just after 10 p.m., according to 911 records.

    Upton Fire Chief Froman Peters said the building was being used for storage and no one was living in it.

    Peters said he doesn’t know what started the blaze. No injuries were reported.

  • Legal Aid Society offers clinics in September and October

     The Legal Aid Society, 416 W. Muhammad Ali Blvd., Louisville, will hold free legal clinics in September and October.

    Each session will be held at that location unless otherwise stated.

    A reservation for each clinic is required. Contact the Legal Aid Society at (502) 584-1254 to make your reservation. For Ask-A-Lawyer clinics, call (502) 614-3716.

  • ENGAGEMENT: Amy Michelle Helm and Jonathan Charles Brand

    Todd and Kim Estes of Cecilia and Patrick and Amy E. Helm of Elizabethtown announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Amy Michelle Helm, to Jonathan Charles Brand, son of Joseph and Jane Brand of Owensboro.

    The bride-to-be is a 2005 graduate of LaRue County High School and a 2009 graduate of Western Kentucky University. She is employed at Warren County Public Library in Bowling Green.

    The prospective groom is a 2006 graduate of Owensboro Catholic High School and a 2010 graduate of WKU. He is employed at JB Hunt in Park City.

  • Greensburg celebrates Cow Days Friday and Saturday

     One of Greensburg’s most anticipated events makes its annual appearance on the city square Friday and Saturday when the Rotary Club’s Cow Days returns to the city.

    Food, fun, music, games and good times will spread to every corner of the downtown area with two stages, vendors athletic competitions, a whole street lined with food booths and the traditional Cow Days parade on Saturday.

  • Campbellsville University among tops in region

     Campbellsville University’s has remained in the top regional universities in the South, according to the U.S. News & World Report rankings.

    The University is listed also in the Chronicle of Higher Education as being among the nation’s fastest growing campuses. It is the 16th fastest growing educational institution in the United States from 2000 to 2010.

  • Cross Country Results

     CROSS COUNTRY

    BERNARD KEENE INVITATIONAL - BARDSTOWN

    Sept. 11

     

    BOYS

    X. LaRue County (NTS)

    6. Adam Sandidge – 18:13.09

    57. Randy Young – 22:03.31

    78. Brent Dunn – 23:11.81

     

    GIRLS

    6. LaRue County (171)

    19. Kristina Durbin – 24:36.09

    36. Kaelyn Herrin – 27:21.03

    42. Harley Keller – 27:54.34

    46. Amanda Adyani – 28:58.72

  • SPORTS SHORTS: 9/12/2012

     

    Upton Days 5K Run/Walk

    The Upton Days 5K Run/Walk begins at 8 a.m. Sept. 15.  Registration begins at 7:15 a.m. Pre-registration is $15; day of run is $20. Run will start at the Upton Baptist Church Sports Ministry Building. Forms can be picked up at Upton IGA or West Point Bank or downloaded from the Upton Civic Club’s Facebook.

    Kicking for a Cause