Today's News

  • Park Service considers creation of national heritage area

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  • Davenport mentioned among All-State team

    Tyler Davenport, LaRue County senior offensive lineman, was named honorable mention in the 2009 Kentucky High School All-State first and second teams.

    The players were selected by 19 media representatives from across the state.

  • Hawks learn to play to the end

    The LaRue County Hawks varsity basketball team is spending much of the holiday break in tournaments.

    The Hawks beat a pesky St. Henry team 72-69 at the North American Stainless Classic held at Carroll County High School Dec. 21.

    Kyle Sheeran led the way with 20 points on four of six three-point attempts. While pleased with the win, Coach Paul Childress was not happy with the Hawks’ defense in the first half.

  • Church calendar

    Watch Night at Freedom Way

    Freedom Way Church in Cecilia will have its watch night service at 8 p.m. Thursday. Various singing groups will be followed by a sermon by the Rev. Ronnie McCowan. Dinner will follow at 10 p.m. with host pastor, the Rev. Billy Curle.

  • School calendar

    Goodwill donations benefit county

    When you donate textiles to the Goodwill stores in Elizabethtown, Radcliff, Campbellsville or Bardstown, local Family Resource Centers and Youth Service Center will receive 11.5 cents per pound of the donation. You must inform the store that the donation is being made to benefit LaRue County schools. For more information about the program, contact Hodgenville Family Resource Center Director Melissa Pearman at 358-3506.

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  • County plagued by wrecks over the holidays

    The Christmas holiday proved dangerous to motorists with at least three wrecks occurring last week.

    LaRue County Deputy Matt Darst investigated a three-vehicle crash on Old E’town Road about 7 p.m. Dec. 26.

    Kim Burns, 18, of Elizabethtown, was driving a 2006 Scion east when, according to witnesses, she attempted to pass two vehicles in a no passing zone. She ran off the right side of the roadway as she swerved to avoid a westbound vehicle. The Scion struck a grass embankment, skidded on its side and came to rest right side up.

  • Internet company's expansion encounters extended outage

    An internet service outage expected to last about four hours has stretched into a week for some customers of U.S. Digital Online.

    In the process of relocating a server Dec. 22, unexpected issues were encountered that have had staff members, including company President Doug Smith, working around the clock through the holiday period.

    “I haven’t even been able to celebrate Christmas with my family,” Smith said Tuesday.

  • DeVries retires from KHSAA

    Kentucky High School Athletic Association Commissioner Brigid DeVries announced at a news conference Dec. 16 that she will retire after 30-plus years of employment with the organization. Her retirement will be effective July 9.  

    DeVries was the first female to head the KHSAA.

  • Future Educators hold food drive

    The Future Educators club at LaRue County High School collected 1,382 cans of food for the 1st annual Future Educators food drive.

    Room totals for fifth period classes: Bivens, 625; Hanson, 274; DiStefano, 162; Price, 147; Gentry, 58; Hutchins, 40; Hanna, 21; Canter, 18; Bowen, 11; Cecil, 10; Garcia, nine; Williamson, eight; Mather and Smith, five each.

    The club sponsored a clothing drive with a great turnout as well.

    Thanks to all the staff and students who brought food items and clothing in for this first ever project by our organization.

    Jamie Hardin

  • School Board approves early release Fridays