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Today's News

  • Fifth-grader, freshman lead LaRue in regional tourney

    Elizabethtown High School won the boys’ Fifth Region golf title while Central Hardin’s Lady Bruins earned the girls’ crown at the par-70 Shawnee Golf Course in Louisville.

    LaRue fifth-grader Cameron Dawson and freshman James Reding scored low for the LaRue County in the boys’ regional Sept. 29 with each stroking a 99. Senior Jedidiah Wolford stroked a 105, and seventh-grader Austin Hite, 112. Freshman Jesse Hornback, who would have finished with a 125, according to his coach Rip Collins, was disqualified for incorrectly signing his scorecard.

  • Marion runs by LaRue 33-7

    LaRue County dropped its first district football game to fifth-ranked Marion County Friday night 33-7 at home in nasty, wet conditions in Hodgenville.

    The Knights, known for their aggressive running attack led by Dylan Peterson, came in to Hodgenville appearing evenly matched.

    “It’s like looking at yourself in the mirror when you ask about Marion,” Assistant Coach Kelly Sandidge said, “It was a matter of whoever won the trenches won the game.”

  • Child recovering post transplant

    Landmark News Service

    Less than two weeks after transplant surgery, 8-year-old Max Dickerson is doing well.

    Since April he and his parents, Jeff and Emily Dickerson, New Haven have waited for a call telling them organs were available for his needed transplant.

    They received that call around 5 p.m. Oct. 9. They then had a four-hour window to get to the Riley Hospital for Children in Indianapolis. They made it by 8:30 p.m. By 10 p.m. Max was in surgery to replace his liver. The next day he went back into the operating room to get his new kidney.

  • Lincoln Jamboree to host gospel benefit tonight

    Newspaper in Education partner benefit Gospel Sing featuring Heartland Quartet and Redeemed 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 23, at Joel Ray Sprowls’ Lincoln Jamboree, Hodgenville. Tickets at the door $5.

  • LCHS Class of 1964 holds 45th reunion

    The LaRue County High School Class of 1964 held its 45-year reunion at LaRue County Middle School Oct. 2.

  • New trustees for South Central RTC announced

    South Central Rural Telephone Coop’s annual meeting was held Oct. 1 at the Cave City Convention Center.

    The results of the mail ballot trustee election were announced.

    In District VII (Buffalo and Magnolia Exchanges), candidates were incumbent trustee Joel Dixon and Larry Wayne Lewis with Dixon receiving 360 votes and Lewis 126 votes. 

  • Chamber to try evening meeting

    Instead of its regular monthly  luncheon, the LaRue County Chamber of Commerce is trying a different approach Oct. 21 — holding an evening meeting.

     “The main thing is to have people come out and network with each other,” Chamber president Kenny Rambo said. 

    Rita Williams, the Cham­ber’s executive director, agreed.

     “It’s a new venture for us, but we want to do everything we can to reach the community — businesses and individuals,” she said. “If it works, we may try it again.”

  • Rotary hosts Living Water speakers

    The Living Waters Guatemala Team was guest speaker at the Hodgenville Rotary Club. They shared stories about their water projects and the difference they are making in the western highlands of Guatemala.

    The team is working on its second annual Living Waters Guatemala Benefit Dinner and Concert to be held Oct. 17 at John Hardin High School with Antsy McClain and the Trailer Park Troubadours.

  • Leadership LaRue class members announced

    The 2009-10 Leadership LaRue County class members were announced last week.

    They are Doug Akin, LG&E; Shelley Brackett, West Point Bank; Deena Bradley, Magnolia Bank; Dr. Tom Davenport, ECTC; Jill Gray, Renaissance Recycling; Scott Miller, Farm Bureau; Amanda Reed, LaRue County Schools; Pam Stephens, Lincoln National Bank; and Darin Williams, Dow Corning.

    The class spent several days at Camp Loucon in Grayson County for team building.

  • American Red Cross recognizes volunteers

    The Hardin/LaRue office of the American Red Cross held its annual Volunteer Recognition program Sept. 29 at Severns Valley Baptist Church in Elizabethtown.