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Today's News

  • Nobody wants to be thrown in the furnace

    Everybody has trouble but nobody seems to want it. The trouble is not the trouble itself, but how we handle it. One young man loses his girlfriend and tries to commit suicide. Another young man loses his girlfriend, writes a song about it, and makes a million dollars. The difference is in the way you treat the problems that come to you.

  • Lady Hawks enjoy record-breaking season

    Lady Hawks junior leftfielder and lead batter Valerie Whitlock is having the best year of her softball career as she is leading the team in every offense category including most hits in a season with 48 as she surpassed Amanda Eastridge who had 44 hits in 1997.

    She has reached base in 20 of 25 games and has scored 18 times in the first inning. 

  • Wilson offers earth-friendly basketball

    Jeffery Sallee was the winner of the new “ReBound” basketball from Wilson that came on the market for Earth Day.  Jeffery was the first in LaRue County to get one of these “recycled rubber” earth friendly basketballs. Those who registered at the Solid Waste Booth during the March Expo were given a chance to win this new basketball. 

  • 'Dinner with the Dearly Departed' brings history to life

    “Dinner with the Dearly Departed” will take place beginning at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, May 15, in Elizabethtown City Cemetery. The meal will be provided by Shoney’s and the sponsor again is Brown Funeral Home.

    The event, held among the tombstones, will feature a catered meal and living history from some of the cemetery’s prominent residents.

    “It’s something different, a unique way to bring Elizabethtown’s history to life, no pun intended,” said Heritage Council Director Dana Beth Lyddan.

  • Sports Shorts

    Softball District

    Softball 18th District Tournament begins May 24 at American Legion Park, Greensburg. The second-seeded Lady Hawks play third-seeded Hart County 6:30 p.m. CST May 24. The winner of that game will play the winner of the Green vs. Caverna game at 5:30 p.m. CST May 25.

    Baseball District

  • Radcliff Chamber to sponsor 'Hooray for Heroes' Saturday

    More than 4,000 active duty, retired and reserve military and their family members are expected for a day of fun, refreshments and entertainment at the fifth annual Hooray for Heroes 11 a.m.-5 p.m. May 15 in the adjoining parking lots of Stithton Baptist Church and Wal-Mart in Radcliff. 

  • Churches fill economic gap and tummies through food programs

    Freedom from want has been a visionary goal of Americans since President Franklin D. Roosevelt mentioned it in his Four Freedoms speech to Congress in 1941.

    Several churches in LaRue County are doing their part to ensure, especially in these economically hard times, that LaRue County’s residents do not lack their basic necessities.

    Angel Food Ministries

    South Fork Baptist Church is a host church for Angel Food Ministries. 

  • Bluegrass Speedway May 8

    World of Outlaws Late Models (40 entries)

    Top Qualifier- Don O’Neal 14.563 (New track record)

    1st Heat (top 4 transfer)- Don O’Neal, Shane Clanton, Russ King, Tim Fuller, Eric Wells, Dustin Neat, Tyler Reddick, Matt Lux, Rick Combs, Jill George

    2nd Heat (top 4 transfer)- Justin Rattliff, Brady Smith, Austin Hubbard, Jordan Bland, Jason Feger, Rick Eckert, Mike Marlar, Brent Robinson, Jarryd Holshouser, Chris Wall

  • Freshmen receive grant to produce technology pamphlet

    Through a service learning grant, several LaRue County High School freshmen will produce a pamphlet that will help the community learn more about technology.

    “For the purpose of applying for the grant I called the project, ‘Getting the Information Out There,’” said Amy Loyall, LCHS librarian, who is guiding the students with the project. 

    Loyall has been working intensively with freshman English classes this year in the areas of reading and information literacy skills.

  • Bourbon City Speedway Go-Kart Races May 8

    OHV MEDIUM

    1st-#9 Jonathon Wheeler

    2nd-#23 Theresa Bellah

    3rd-#00 Greg Wooten

    4th-#711 Douglas Diselkamp

    5th-#01 Chris Diselkamp

    ROOKIE

    1st-#72 Mason Grant

    2nd-#U1 Dalton Underwood

    3rd-#33 Donnie Holleran

    4th-#39 Hunter Boddy

    OPEN

    1st-#93 Tony Phillips

    2nd-#91 Roger Taylor

    3rd-#37 Cole “TGO” Bland

    OHV SUPER HEAVY

    1st-#28 Mike Bray

    2nd-#12 Brandon Embry

    3rd-#4U Anthony Underwood

    4th-#59 Scott Coffey