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Today's News

  • LaRue's unemployment rate falls again

     Unemployment rates fell in 108 Kentucky counties between June 2011 and June 2012, while 12 county rates increased, according to the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. 

    LaRue County’s rate fell from 7.8 percent in May 2012 to 7.7 percent in June 2012. It decreased from 7.9 percent in June 2011.

    Of 7,050 eligible workers in the civilian workforce, 6,507 had jobs according to Kentucky Labor Force estimates.

  • PHOTO: Tennis Aces

     The E’town ACES placed second in Pool B of the 18 Intermediate division of the USTA KY State Jr. Team Tennis Finals. They edged the Owensboro team by two games, 76-74, in pool play. Front from left, Vasu Patel, Kristine Herrera, Emily Hellinger, Riley Keys; back, Trevor Sanders, Bob Love (captain), Ethan Wright, Daniel Orr, Sam Sanders (co-captain) and Carson McCann.

  • PHOTO: Novak Tennis Team

     Two Hardin County-area teams captured USTA Kentucky Jr. Team Tennis State championships last weekend in Louisville. Both teams qualify to advance to the nine-state USTA Southern Sectional JTT tournament in Auburn Ala., on Aug. 17-20. 

    The Novak team captured the 18 Advanced title in a two-team playoff. From left, Jamie Anderson, Joe Siami, Mary Elaine Kuo, Emily Novak, Hannah Thomas, Judah Thomas, Zachary Kuo and Ryan Abell

  • PHOTO: E'town Thunder Tennis Team

     Two Hardin County-area teams captured USTA Kentucky Jr. Team Tennis State championships last weekend in Louisville. Both teams qualify to advance to the nine-state USTA Southern Sectional JTT tournament in Auburn Ala., on Aug. 17-20. 

    The E’town Thunder won the 13-team 18 Intermediate division by dominating the five-team Pool A and then adding semifinal and finals victories. From left, Bilal Ahmed, Reza Haider, Natalie Fiepke, Jenna Mullen, Ann Lauren Fiepke, Tyler Edlin, Michelle Seymour, Tad Skaggs and Alex Spalding.

  • BACK-TO-SCHOOL: Hodgenville Elementary School

     Hodgenville Elementary School

    33 Eagle Lane, Hodgenville

    358-3506

    Principal – Sue Osborne

    School Administrative Manager – Jamie Hines

     

    Back-to-School Reminders

    Kindergarten Launch – Aug. 2, 9-11 a.m., HES lunchroom

  • Nolin RECC to sponsor Honor Flight

    Nolin RECC and Kentucky’s Touchstone Energy Cooperatives have once again joined with the Bluegrass Chapter of the Honor Flight Network to sponsor an Honor Flight on Saturday, Oct. 6 for veterans from Kentucky who served during World War II.

    The veterans will visit the World War II Memorial, the Iwo Jima Monument and the Korean War Veterans Memorial, and will return to Louisville that evening. While in Washington, the veterans will be transported around the city on chartered buses.

  • LTADD to survey local businesses

    The Lincoln Trail Area Development District (LTADD), along with several other employment organizations, is about to embark on the largest employer outreach and workforce survey ever undertaken in the region.

  • Motown concert set for Aug. 4 in Campbellsville

     Motown sounds will fill the air when Greater Campbellsville United's "Music on the Square" takes place for the public on Saturday, Aug. 4.

    Well-known musicians Yulonda Bradshaw, Becky and Dwight Taylor and other friends will provide the singing starting at 6:30 p.m.

    The event will take place on Courthouse Square in downtown Campbellsville, in front of the historic mural. Bring a lawn chair.

    For more information, call GCU executive director Wanda Washington at 270-465-9636.

  • Seymour, Abell win USTA state championships

     Two LaRue County athletes won state championships last weekend in the USTA Kentucky State Jr. Team Tennis Finals. 

    Michelle Seymour, a recent LaRue County High School graduate, went undefeated in doubles play for the Elizabethtown Thunder as they dominated the 18 Intermediate Division. 

    Ryan Abell, LCHS senior, was also undefeated in doubles play for the Novak team which won the 18 Advanced Division.

    Advanced and intermediate divisions are based on ranking.

  • Nelson County Indictments

     The following people have been indicted by a Nelson County grand jury.