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Today's News

  • Nationwide Uniform honors Hawkins and Cuevas

    Rosa Cuevas was selected as the March Employee of the Month for Nationwide Uniform.
    She has been employed with Nationwide since October 2005 and is under the supervision of JoAnn Pearman in the trouser department.
    Venita Hawkins was selected as the April Employee of the Month for Nationwide Uniform.
    She has been employed with Nationwide since August 1976 and is under the supervision of Nellie Gaskin in the trouser department.
    They will receive awards for their dedication and service.

  • Hannah Mayfield accepted into nurse practitioner program

    Hannah Mayfield, a 2011 Summa Cum Laude graduate of Western Kentucky University’s nursing program, has been accepted into the school’s nurse practitioner program. Out of 80 candidates, only 30 were accepted.
    Mayfield is employed as a surgical nurse at the medical Center in Bowling Green.
     

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  • Rice, Family and Friends Musical Concert Series continues

    Glen Rice, Family and Friends Musical Concert Series continues a new season at 7 p.m. Friday, April 19 at the Hardin County Performing Arts Center.
    The concert features Kentucky’s Hollywood American Idols – Kenzi Lewis of LaRue County, Brandy Neelly, Kelly Casey and Jenny Beth Willis; and Clinton Spaulding of Louisville.
    The event will be held at John Hardin High School, 384 W.A. Jenkins Road, Elizabethtown.

  • Cell Phones and driving will never mix

    In a world molded by technological advancements, one that is constantly plugged in, it’s difficult to make room for what some used to call “free time” – time away from work and distractions.
    People are quick to jump in their cars to head home with a cell phone literally attached to their heads. People fail to realize how dangerous staying plugged in while driving can be.

  • Remembering Mae Burden: A tribute to a friend

    My heart and prayers go out to the family of Mae Burden.
    Mae was a wonderful woman who never seemed to meet a stranger. She loved her family fiercely and she treated her friends like family. Mae taught me many things through the years. She taught me how to diagram a sentence in junior high and how to type in high school. During my senior year of high school she was the yearbook advisor and I was one of her co-editors. Mae became a close friend that year and taught me many life lessons in addition to how to crop a picture and what organization personified looks like.

  • Was anyone surprised by the latest government scandal?

    Mother Jones, a “fearless” left-wing magazine, last week broke a story about the covert recording of a meeting of U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell’s campaign staff.
    Yawn. What a scoop.
    Was anyone shocked by any part of this story?
    And if you were ... why?
    I wasn’t surprised that someone secretly taped Sen. McConnell’s campaign strategy meeting. I’m surprised it doesn’t happen more often.
    I wasn’t surprised that Sen. McConnell and his staff were heard trash talking on the 12-minute tape.

  • LaRue woman is part of WKU's winning Enactus team

    The Western Kentucky University Enactus team became a Regional Champion at the Atlanta Regional Competition on April 1. The team will present its projects at the Enactus National Finals in Kansas City, Mo., May 14-16.

  • Fundraisers

    Fish fry at Middle Creek
    Middle Creek Baptist Church will have a fish fry 5-7 p.m. every Friday from April 19 to May 31. Cost is $7.50 and includes fish, two sides, drink and dessert. Call Bro. Kurtz for more information at 502-536-3390.

    Chili, soup and sandwich supper

  • Student ministries team captures state championships

    Several members of Family Worship Center’s youth group, Cutting Edge Student Ministries, competed April 12-13 in the Kentucky Teen Talent at the Kentucky Church of God Campgrounds in Lexington.
    CESM had 13 entries in various categories, both individual and group, such as human video, drama, pantomime, art, singing and Bible teaching. FWC’s youth came back with five State Championship trophies and four runner-up trophies.