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Today's News

  • PHOTO: Warm Blessings pays off note

  • Cameron Dawson wins golf tourney

    Cameron Dawson won the 13-14-year-old division in the Pepsi Junior Golf Tour at Kearney Hill in Lexington. Cameron, an eighth grader, is the son of LaRue County High School Athletic Director David Dawson. He has been playing the sport for nine years and has competed in the regional golf tournament.

  • JUST ASK: Why are the dogwoods dying?

     Any idea why so many dogwood trees in the area are dying?

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    According to The Land Steward website http://www.landsteward.org, flowering dogwood trees are dying from anthracnose, a disease caused by a fungus.

    According to the website, “the first sign of infection can often be seen on the leaves, where you might see tan spots that develop purple rims. Leaves may also have necrotic veins and leaf margins, and large necrotic blotches.

  • Building and rezoning permits – June 2012

    June 1 – Ray Purvis, Ball Hollow Road, Buffalo – residence

    June 4 – Keith Corum, E. Leafdale Road, Hodgenville – residence

    June 4 – Brian Cornett, Salem Lake Road, Hodgenville – deck

    June 7 – Stewart Marcum, S. Greensburg Street, Hodgenville – deck

    June 7 – Jason Wolford, Eugenia Avenue, Hodgenville – deck

    June 8 – John Roberts, Salem Church Road, Hodgenville – garage

    June 8 – Asa Whitlock, Whitlock Spur Road, Hodgenville – residence

  • 'I support veterans' license plate now available

     Kentuckians can show their support for veterans with newly available vehicle license plates.

    The new plates – available even to those who are not veterans themselves – show support for veterans and also raise funds for veterans programs.

  • Central Kentucky Tennis Series to be played in Campbellsville

     The Central Kentucky Tennis Series will make a tour stop in Campbellsville on Aug. 4-5 when some of the best area tennis joins other stops along the tour — Elizabethtown, Bowling Green, Glasgow, Harrodsburg, Greensburg and Columbia.

    The CKTS is in its 10th season with competition in 21 divisions — eight men's, five women's, three boy's, three girl's and two mixed. 

    The Campbellsville Open is directed by Campbellsville University Tennis Coach Kyle Caven, and will be held at the tennis complexes at CU and Miller Park.

  • 4-H Calendar - July 18, 2012

    Day Camp

    A 4-H Day Camp will be held 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. July 25 at the LaRue County Extension Office. Participants will make several projects that can be entered in the LaRue County Fair, including a basket and a birdhouse. The cost is $5 and includes lunch. Participants will also make brownies which they can make again at home to enter in the fair on July 30. This day camp is open to youth ages 9 to 12. Call the Extension Office at 358-3401 to sign your child up to participate.

     

    Fair project entry deadlines

  • TIPS TO CONSERVE WATER

    The Kentucky Division of Water is encouraging citizens to learn how they can conserve water during drought and year-round with some simple changes in their water-use habits.

  • Early childhood development programs are successful, officials say

     Early childhood development programs and school readiness screenings deserve credit for at least some of the progress made in public education in Kentucky lately, state officials told a legislative committee last week.

    The screenings, currently given to children entering kindergarten in various Kentucky school districts, are often the first indicator of educational success, state Early Childhood Advisory Council member Brigitte Ramsey told the Tobacco Settlement Agreement Fund Oversight Committee.

  • University's athletic booster club to hold fundraiser

     Campbellsville University will host the eighth annual Athletic Booster Club auction and dinner Aug. 9 in the Winters Dining Hall.

    The event will begin at 6 p.m. with the silent auction items (about 20) open for bid and the meal scheduled to start at 6:30 p.m. in the Winters Dining Hall on Campus.