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Today's News

  • 4-H record books due Oct. 20

    4-H members are encouraged to submit their Record Books by Oct. 20. Record Books will be judged and the winning junior division record books will advance to the district competition. 

    Awards for all record book participants and winners will be presented at the annual 4-H Awards Banquet Dec. 7 at the Extension Service office.

  • Preserving heritage

    Sunrise Manor Adult Daycare member, Morna Eastridge of Sonora discussed the art of loom weaving with visitors at the LaRue County Genealogy Library. The volunteers also demonstrated basket weaving, quilting, chair bottoming, crochet and painting as part of their heritage crafts preservation project.

  • Weis named outreach counselor

    Gene Weis has been named the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority outreach counselor for this area.

    Weis will visit schools, college fairs and other places to talk with students and parents about the benefits of going to college. He will work in Allen, Barren, Bullitt, Clinton, Cumberland, Edmonson, Green, Hardin, Hart, LaRue, Meade, Metcalfe, Monroe, Nelson and Spencer counties. Weis succeeds Summer Gortney, who is now KHEAA’s regional counselor in the Lexington area.

  • Church opens Shepherd’s Pie Food Pantry

    The Magnolia Cumberland Presbyterian Church women began a food ministry in April. The Shepherd’s Pie Food Pantry, located in the church basement, is supported totally by donations from the women’s group, church members and other local churches. Local farmers and gardeners have also contributed.

    The Shepherd’s Pie Food Pantry is open 5-6:30 p.m. Tuesdays.

  • Kappa Delta Pi comes to Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University has joined two other private institutions in Kentucky in establishing a chapter of Kappa Delta Pi, an international honor society specifically for education majors.

    Installation for the new members, students and faculty, of CU’s KDP chapter, Alpha Epsilon Omicron, was Sunday in Ransdell Chapel.

    About 30 initiates, including students and faculty, were installed as members of the society as the chapter plaque was presented.

    Student officers of the organization include Amber Jinnett of Hodgenville, secretary.

  • Kappa Delta Pi comes to Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University has joined two other private institutions in Kentucky in establishing a chapter of Kappa Delta Pi, an international honor society specifically for education majors.

    Installation for the new members, students and faculty, of CU’s KDP chapter, Alpha Epsilon Omicron, was Sunday in Ransdell Chapel.

    About 30 initiates, including students and faculty, were installed as members of the society as the chapter plaque was presented.

    Student officers of the organization include Amber Jinnett of Hodgenville, secretary.

  • LaRue students featured in Youth Salute

    Two LaRue County High School students have been honored by the Lincoln Trail Youth Leadership Council, Inc.

    Finalists were selected on their overall merits of their biographical sketch and  leadership essay.

    Kellie Owen is one of two Youth Leaders of the Year. She is a Governor’s Scholar, Regional vice-president of FFA, Band, National Honor Society and on the Youth Council for her church. She plans to attend the University of Kentucky and major in engineering.

    Kaitlyn Skaggs is a finalist for Youth Leaders of the Year 2009-10.

  • LaRue students featured in Youth Salute

    Two LaRue County High School students have been honored by the Lincoln Trail Youth Leadership Council, Inc.

    Finalists were selected on their overall merits of their biographical sketch and  leadership essay.

    Kellie Owen is one of two Youth Leaders of the Year. She is a Governor’s Scholar, Regional vice-president of FFA, Band, National Honor Society and on the Youth Council for her church. She plans to attend the University of Kentucky and major in engineering.

    Kaitlyn Skaggs is a finalist for Youth Leaders of the Year 2009-10.

  • LaRue students featured in Youth Salute

    Two LaRue County High School students have been honored by the Lincoln Trail Youth Leadership Council, Inc.

    Finalists were selected on their overall merits of their biographical sketch and  leadership essay.

    Kellie Owen is one of two Youth Leaders of the Year. She is a Governor’s Scholar, Regional vice-president of FFA, Band, National Honor Society and on the Youth Council for her church. She plans to attend the University of Kentucky and major in engineering.

    Kaitlyn Skaggs is a finalist for Youth Leaders of the Year 2009-10.

  • Green wins girls’ golf title

    Green County won the girls' state golf championship Sunday at Bowling Green Country Club with a combined score of 689, which was seven strokes better than second-place Sacred Heart.

    St. Xavier won the boys' team title earlier in the week by one stroke over Lexington Christian. Henry Clay was third, followed by Elizabethtown High.

    The Leachman/KHSAA State Golf Tournaments were held at Bowling Green Country Club.