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Today's News

  • 'Vampire Hunter' a surprisingly good read

    On this day, 145 years ago, President Abraham Lincoln hoped for a relaxing evening at the theater. Four years of Civil War had taken a toll on him and he needed the diversion.

    He, his wife Mary and another couple decided to watch the comedy “Our American Cousin.”  They were laughing in all the right places, unaware that the sole bodyguard had abandoned his post.

  • LaRue County varsity baseball schedule

    March 17    Away    Bullitt East (scrimmage)    5 p.m.

    March 22    Away    Caverna    5 p.m.

    March 23    Home    Bardstown    5:30 p.m.

    March 25    Away    Central    5:30 p.m.

    March 26    Away    John Hardin    5:30 p.m.

    March 27    Away    Barren County    noon

  • Relay: Williams enjoys status with 'Sponsor of Birthdays'

    The LaRue County Relay for Life is May 14 at Hodgenville Elementary School. This is the fourth in a series of cancer survivor stories to bring awareness to this cause.

    One of the newest Relay for Life advertisements is “The Sponsor of Birthdays” and Linda Williams is living proof as she just celebrated her 81st with all of her four children and a host of grandchildren and great-grandchildren. But 20 years ago if Linda had not been diligent with knowing her body, future birthdays may not have been. Linda is a colon cancer survivor.

  • LaRue's 'mothman' solves genetic puzzle

    Build two houses from the same set of blueprints and they should be identical. Right?

    Then, why is it, when a male and female insect of the same species have identical genetic blueprints, one is always larger than the other?

    That’s the paradox that Dr. Craig Stillwell, former LaRue Countian who is an entomologist at the University of Arizona, solved and whose solution has been published online and will be found in print publications as far away as London, England.

  • LaRue County High School track schedule

    LaRue County High School Track & Field schedule

    March 6    Mason-Dixon Games     Broadbent Arena, Louisville

    March 20    Kenwood Early Bird     Kenwood High School, Clarksville, Tenn.

    March 23    Lincoln Relays         HOME

    April 3        LaRue County Invit.    HOME

  • LaRue County varsity softball schedule

    March 22    Home    Elizabethtown                            5:30 p.m.

    March 23    Away    Taylor County                            5:30 p.m.

  • Track: Panther Twilight

    April 30

    TEAM RESULTS

    Girls, 9 teams

    6. LaRue County, 65

    INDIVIDUAL RESULTS

    Girls’ 100-Meter Dash

    10. Winston, Shaila, 14.43

    13. Woods, Tanesha, 14.86

    Girls’ 200-Meter Dash

    8. Holt, Sydney, 30.78

    Girls’ 400-Meter Dash

    8. Holt, Haley, 1:13.15

    Girls’ 800-Meter Run

    10. Williams, Meagan, 3:04.58

    11. Adyani, Amanda, 3:05.28

    Girls’ 1,600-Meter Run

    7. Adyani, Amanda, 6:40.72

  • Reunion calendar

    E’town Sportswear

    E’town Sportswear will have a reunion 11 a.m.-4 p.m. May 15 at the Nolin RECC building on Ring Road, Elizabethtown. All former employees are encouraged to attend. Bring a covered dish. Meat and paper products will be supplied. For more information call Jean Lyons at 765-6472 or Judy Pawley at 862-3889.

    Class of 1995

    The LaRue County class of 1995 will hold their 15-year reunion beginning at 5 p.m. June 5 at Sportsman Lake. Cost is $15 per person. Call Sally Lantz at 502-409-7905 for more information.

  • Senior activities

    Golden Years Club

    The Senior Citizens Golden Years Club will meet 11 a.m. April 14 at the Hodgenville Christian Church annex.

    Senior Citizens music

    The Senior Citizens Center, 112 N. Walters Ave., Hodgenville, has music 6:30 p.m. every Saturday. Musicians and singers are welcome. For more information, call 358-4311 or e-mail viola47@windstream.net.

    Daily events

  • Senior activities

    Senior Citizens music

    The Senior Citizens Center, 112 N. Walters Ave., Hodgenville, has music 6:30 p.m. every Saturday. Musicians and singers are welcome. For more information, call 358-4311 or e-mail viola47@ windstream.net

    Daily events

    The Senior Citizens Center, 112 N. Walters Ave., Hodgenville, has walking, exercise Skipbo and sewing each Monday; bingo each Wednesday and Friday; and line dancing and chair massages each Thursday. For more information, call Katie Carter at 358-4235.