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Today's News

  • Chamber begins search for new director as Davis seeks other opportunities

    The LaRue County Chamber of Commerce is in the hunt for a new director after current director Jessica Davis resigned this month.
    Davis’ husband is finishing his degree at Western Kentucky University, where he has to take six classes during the upcoming semester. Moving to Bowling Green, where WKU is located, was something the couple and their daughter “just needed to do,” and Davis will pursue other career opportunities there.

  • Volunteers to build wheelchair ramp at Senior Center

     United Way of Central Kentucky is sponsoring the first annual “Day of Caring,” on Saturday, July 21. 

  • Cemetery Commission agrees to compensate City Clerk

    The City of Hodgenville will use money from the road fund to repave a section of the Red Hill Cemetery roadway.
    Hodgenville Mayor Terry Cruse said July 9 at the biannual meeting of the Red Hill Cemetery Commission, about $13,000 would be used for paving the first loop – and worst part – of the cemetery road.
    Another section of “broken down” roadway in the back of the cemetery “will be looked at later this summer,” Cruse said.
    Accounting

  • Fundrai$ers July 18, 2012

     Fish fry at Upton Lodge # 749 

  • Band plans poker run fundraiser

     With the prospect of new uniforms serving as motivation, the LaRue County High School Band of Hawks will be participating in a new type of fundraiser come Saturday, July 21. 

  • Superintendent evaluated

     LaRue County Superintendent Sam Sanders received his evaluation from the School Board Monday night during its regular meeting. 

  • Plowshares: 'Showing love with a farm, a church and people who may be hungry'

     To Bob Ernst, the basis of everything in life is love and how people use that love to help others. With that in mind, he proposed one question: “How can we show love with a farm, a church and people who may be hungry?” 

  • LaRue players shine in All-Star play

    The East All-Stars cruised to a 107-60 victory over the West All-Stars Saturday in the Kentucky High School Coaches Association All-Star girls’ game at Louisville St. Xavier.

    LaRue County’s Haley Holt led the West All-Stars with 12 points and two rebounds. Alisha Durbin chipped in four points, three blocks and a team-best eight rebounds.

    The East All-Stars are comprised of players from the 7th and 8th regions while West All-Stars are from the 5th and 6th regions. Players must be incoming seniors.

    Boys All-Stars

  • LaRue 9s reach state semi-finals

    With an extra-inning win late Sunday night, LaRue County has reached the Cal Ripken 9-year-old state baseball tournament semifinals.

    LaRue County defeated Okolona, 14-12 in seven innings in Owensboro to reach the semifinals.

    Bryce Neagle led LaRue with a double and four RBIs, while Bryson Arnette had a double and two RBIs. Conner Baker had a single and an RBI. Layne Gribbons hit two singles. Daniel Snodgrass had two RBIs, while Tripp Chapman and Alec Perez had one apiece.

  • COLUMN: OK, let's stop

    The other morning my friend and co-worker Cristy and I devised a solution for all the major problems of the universe.

    Everybody stop.

    Just stop. Take a breath. Step back. Chill out.

    Politicians, stop politicking. Forget about focus groups and pork spending and back room deals and war room strategies. Democrats aren't evil and neither are Republicans, so stop treating people with whom you disagree as enemies. We're all Americans, so stop!