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Today's News

  • Hawks earn top district seed

    The LaRue County Hawks met the Meade County Green Wave Feb. 3 at Meade County and came away with a disappointing loss 58-48.

    “We were absolutely flat tonight. They killed us on the boards 37-23. We did not play with any emotion or sense of urgency,” said head coach Paul Childress. 

  • Students named to Centre’s dean’s list

    Centre College has released its dean’s list for the fall term, an honor reserved for students who maintain at least a 3.60 grade point average.

    Included are two LaRue County High School graduates: Kacie Bowles, the daughter of John and Diana Bowles of Sonora; and Samuel Sanders, the son of Sam and Dee Ann Sanders and grandson of Tony and Jean Ennis and E.G. Sanders, all  of Hodgenville.

  • Lyndsay Whitlock honored for 1,000th point

    The LaRue County Lady Hawks defeated 18th District rival Green County in a nail-biter Feb. 1.

    LaRue jumped out to a 15-6 lead at the end of the first quarter. In the second, Green chipped away at the basket, scoring 22 points to LaRue’s 19. Halftime saw the Lady Hawks ahead 34-28. The score seesawed in the second half with the Lady Hawks winning 50-48.

    The win gave the young team a much-needed boost, said head coach Travis Wootton.

  • KSP holds fundraiser

    The Kentucky State Police are rolling out a classic '60s muscle car updated for the 21st century for their Trooper Island fund-raising drawing this year – the 2010 Chevrolet Camaro (1LT Coupe).

    Tickets are $10 each and are available from any state police post or by sending a check for $10 per ticket and a stamped, self-addressed envelope to Kentucky State Police, Media Relations Branch, 919 Versailles Road, Frankfort, KY 40601.

     

  • Shelton receives degree in criminal justice

    Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond recognized 938 graduates at the conclusion of the fall 2009 semester.

    Bryan Scott Shelton of Magnolia received his Bachelor of Science degree in criminal justice at a commencement ceremony Dec. 19.

  • Cheerleaders honored for GPA at competition

    LaRue County High School cheerleaders received individual recognition at the 5th Region KAPOS competition Jan. 16.

    Savannah Hines was named to All-Academic Team and received a plaque for highest senior GPA.

    Leeann Carothers, Hines, Niccole Carter, Olivia Dulak, Kim Swears, Whitney Graham, Whitney McDowell and Whitney Heath earned academic honors for having greater than a 3.0 GPA.

    The squad took home the large squad championship for the region and will compete for a state title Feb. 20 at Diddle Arena, Bowling Green.

  • Worry is unscriptural

    We have the notion that things can give us peace, but in reality they create worry. Do you remember the thrill of your first car? You could not rest until your name was on the Bill of Sale. Then you discovered the headache of taking care of your car and meeting the payments.

    King Solomon said, “People who work hard sleep well, whether they eat little or much. But the rich are always worrying and seldom get a good night’s sleep” (Ecclesiastes 5:12 NLT).

  • Income tax credits available for working families

    Many families continue to struggle with day-to-day expenses, avoiding utility shut-offs, evictions, mortgage foreclosures and rising debt. Working individuals and families need to know that help may be available when they file their 2010 tax return.

  • Fear not - even when times are grim

    Blessed is he who reads and those who hear the words of this prophecy and keep those things which are written in it, for the time is near. Revelation 1:1-3

    John wrote to disclose the revelation he had of Jesus Christ and the intense spiritual warfare the church would face before Christ’s ultimate victory over the enemy. John’s revelation contains many images and symbols to help us understand the otherwise indescribable spiritual events he saw.

  • Christianity chosen from many options

    Do you have a religion? I do. I follow Christianity. Some people follow Islam. Others follow Buddhism. These are religions worth learning about.

    It was during the middle ages that Christianity became popular. It became a political power in Western Europe in 500 A.D. Christians believe that Jesus, the son of God, was sent to Earth and died on the cross to save humanity. Through faith in Jesus, one can be saved from God’s punishment. Believers go to Heaven and have eternal life with God. This is very similar to another religion, Islam.