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Today's News

  • PHOTO: Girl Scouts send hope via origami cranes to sisters in Japan

    Mandy Thompson, a Juliette Girl Scout, answered the call when the Heartland Girl Scout Service Center sent out an e-mail asking girls to send expressions of friendship to their sister Scouts in Japan by making origami cranes. The Girl Scouts of Japan made and mailed thousands of cranes to the US after the 9/11 tragedy to express friendship and peace. Thompson folded about 100 cranes.

  • Suspect in police chase still at large

    A Chevrolet Suburban, driven by a man fleeing from police, took out a brick wall, tore out concrete posts and damaged four cruisers early Saturday. The vehicle stopped when it bottomed out in a drainage ditch in Hodgenville, but the driver twice managed to elude officers.
    No one was injured during the chase, but officials are still totaling the amount of damages to private and public property.
    The mayhem began about 5 a.m. Saturday when a Campbellsville City officer signaled for the Suburban to pull over near Walmart.

  • Classical guitar concert planned at ECTC

    Kevin Shank, Christina Shank, Andrew Rhinehart and Jacqueline Hawkins will be performing a free classical guitar concert with special guests 3 p.m. April 3 in the Science Auditorium of Elizabethtown Community College. The concert is free and open to the public.

    Kevin Shank retired from the Army Band in 2005 and pursued a Master’s degree in classical guitar performance from the University of Louisville. While in the Army, Kevin had the opportunity to perform for many dignitaries including George H.W. Bush, Colin Powell and Ambassador Shirley Temple-Black. 

  • PHOTO: Cub Scouts present check to Red Cross

    Wyatt Sherrard, 9, representing Hodgenville's Cub Scout Pack 151, presents a $722 donation to Sharon Thompson, Manager, Hardin/LaRue American Red Cross. The Scouts held a car wash on March 19 to raise money for the American Red Cross, designated for the victims of those affected by the Japan earthquake/tsunami of March 11.

  • Four teens injured in crash outside Buffalo

    Four teens were injured in a single-vehicle crash outside Buffalo just before 3 p.m. Friday.
    According to Deputy Russell McCoy, the driver, Brandon Lewis, 17, lost control of a Ford Mustang on North L&N Turnpike. The car crossed the center line and clipped the shoulder of the roadway. Lewis overcorrected and the car ran off the opposite side of the road, through a ditch, striking several small trees. The car flipped at least once before striking a large tree in the front yard of a residence.
    Lewis was ejected from the car.

  • Sister Mary Duvall celebrates religious life

    Twelve Ursuline Sisters of Mount Saint Joseph are celebrating jubilees of religious life this year, including one who ministered in Larue County.

    Sister Mary Evelyn Duvall is celebrating 70 years of religious life. A native of Sunfish, she had a teaching career that spanned 44 years. She taught at Our Lady of Mercy School, Hodgenville (1965-69) and elsewhere in the Diocese of Owensboro, in Missouri, and in New Mexico. She resided in New Mexico from 1973 until her retirement in 2007, serving as a teacher, a school librarian, a school registrar and in elder care.

  • TENNIS: GIRLS' RESULTS

    BARDSTOWN BETHLEHEM 3, LARUE COUNTY 2

    Results from March 22 match in Hodgenville:

    Singles

    Paige Nalley (LC) def. Emma Boly (BB), 6-1, 6-1

    Maddie Lee (LC) def. Hannah Rogers (BB), 7-5, 4-6, 6-1

    Bardstown Bethlehem won by forfeit

    Doubles

    Aska Sekiguchi/Charlie Hayden (BB) def. Amanda Adyani/Gracyn Snodgrass (LC), 6-3, 6-0

    Kelsey Conniss/Melissa Crepps (BB) def. Ripley Lucas/Lizzy Thompson (LC), 6-1, 6-1

    UP NEXT: LaRue County plays at Marion County at 4:30 p.m. Thursday.

  • TENNIS: BOYS' RESULTS

    LARUECOUNTY 4, BARDSTOWN BETHLEHEM 1

    Results from March 22 match in Hodgenville:

    Singles

    Dylan Parr (LC) def. Riley Coonts (BB), 6-0, 6-0

    Barrett Greenwell (BB) def. Jeremy Contreras (LC), 5-7, 4-6

    Micheal Huff (LC) won by forfeit

    Doubles

    Bo Haun/Ryan Abell (LC) def. Joe Peak/Ezra Surtees (BB), 6-1, 6-0

    Brent Gozzard/Zach Lee (LC) def. Adam Rogers/Jonah Winebrinner (BB), 6-0, 6-1

    LARUECOUNTY 4, MEADE COUNTY 1

  • SOFTBALL: Lady Hawks fall to Marion, E'town

    LaRue’s Lady Hawks lost two games last week, both by a single point.

    Elizabethtown’s homestanding Lady Panthers rallied for a 6-5 win March 22 after trailing 4-0 in the bottom of the fourth inning.

    The Lady Hawks (0-2) had won six of the teams' last seven meetings, including both games last year by a combined score of 29-5.

  • Applications accepted for NOW program

    For 24 years, nearly 600 women across Appalachia have been learning they have the strength and courage to finish their education and to build the self-esteem they need to find their potential. At no cost to them, women who find themselves in transition and are seeking to be inspired and build their confidence are doing just that through the New Opportunity School for Women in Berea.

    April 15 is the deadline to submit applications for the three-week residential summer session. The program will be June 5-25.