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Today's News

  • PHOTO: Luncheon speaker

    Stacy Humphreys, right, acting superintendent, at Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Park, was the guest speaker at the April 15 Chamber of Commerce luncheon. She is pictured with Chamber board member Pam Stephens, left, and Chamber Executive Director Krista Levee.

  • Fort Knox Federal CU plans annual meeting

    Fort Knox Federal Credit Union will report on its 2014 business performance to its members, who are also the owners of the Credit Union, during the 64th annual membership meeting on May 12, at the Performing Arts Center, John Hardin High School, 384 W.A. Jenkins Road, Elizabethtown.

    The meeting will begin at 5:30 p.m. and doors will open at 5 p.m.

     “We (the Board of Directors, volunteers and staff) are very pleased to report to our membership on the progress of their Credit Union,” said Jo Exler, Chairman of the Board of Directors.

  • Sales representative honored by Avon

    Ron McCray from Glendale has been recognized by Avon Products, Inc., as one of the beauty company's top representatives in the U.S.

    In honor of this recognition, the company rewarded McCray, along with other top Avon representatives at the company, a trip to Los Angeles, California, to celebrate their success during the annual President's Recognition Program Celebration.

    The event brings together the nation's top achieving Avon representatives who have distinguished themselves as top performers in sales or leadership.

  • TRACK: For Young, discipline is the name of the game

    In any sport, the word “discipline” is spoken more often by coaches than any other word. Each and every sport requires a high level of self-discipline. For Randy Young, this quality has become evident over the last several years at LaRue County High School.

    That self-discipline has paid off in the classroom as well as Young is an outstanding student-athlete carrying a 4.0 grade point average. 

  • TENNIS: Donahue willing to pay the price for success

    The great Vince Lombardi once said, “The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.” 

    For Karrington Donahue, a freshman tennis player for the LaRue County tennis program, the development of her game comes from her hard work and dedication to the game.

    The second-year tennis player found the love of the game by attending a summer tennis camp conducted by Coaches Allison McDowell and Terry Caven. 

  • TOUCHPOINTS: Are we true disciples?

    Is Jesus our personal savior? Do we honestly know him, or just know about him? 

    Do we take time each day to study his word and talk with him, or is it only one day a week we pick up our Bible? Who are we fooling?

  • Superintendent enters Alford plea

    LaRue County School Superintendent Sam Sanders entered an Alford plea Monday in LaRue District Court to a charge of driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

    Through the Alford plea, Sanders maintains his innocence, but admits the prosecution has enough evidence to prove that he is guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.

    Special Judge Lisa P. Jones signed off on the plea agreement. The case will be reviewed July 27, as Sanders is appealing the court’s decision in circuit court.

  • Wildlife artist Ray Harm dies

    Kentucky naturalist and wildlife artist Ray Harm died April 9, 2015, at his home in Sonoita, Arizona. He was 88.

    Harm, who had been described as Kentucky's “most noted bird artist since John James Audubon,” was known for his intricately observed and detailed paintings of wildlife, in which he conveyed both personality and poetry of animals.

    He had been suffering from prostate cancer and was under Hospice care at the time of his death, said his daughter Linda Stampf of Richmond.

  • PHOTO: Ice cream with grandpa

    Doug Sherrard and his grandson, Brennan, enjoyed ice cream Friday at The Sweet Shoppe in Hodgenville.

  • Model A club visits Hodgenville

    A group of Model A enthusiasts descended on LaRue County Friday afternoon.

    About 30 members of the Central Kentucky Model A Restorers’ Club enjoyed the Lincoln sites – while sharing their love of their Fords with local residents.

    Jerry and Annnette Kelly drove from their home in Stanton, stopping at several other locations, before arriving on Lincoln Square. Their top speed in the four-cylinder 1930 Model A was 40 to 45 miles per hour.