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Today's News

  • Varsity football: LaRue records dramatic win

    LaRue County pulled out a dramatic 28-27 win over Green County in high school football action Friday at Greensburg.

    A five-yard touchdown pass from Jordan Brewer to Alex Lee tied the game with 19.7 seconds on the clock. Bo Haun converted on his fourth PAT of the game for the margin of victory.

    Earlier in the fourth quarter, Anthony Myrks blocked a Green County conversion try after the Dragons took a 27-21 lead.

    The Hawks, now 2-1 on the season, play another Class 2A team on the road next week. LaRue will face Glasgow, 3-1.

     

  • New fund honors Robbins family, enhances education

    A new endowed fund that will enhance allied health education programs and support student success at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College has been established to honor Dr. and Mrs. Robert E. Robbins of Elizabethtown.

    The initial contribution to the fund at ECTC was made by ZirMed, Inc., a leading provider of Web-based technology solutions for health care commerce, headquartered in Louisville. 

  • Railway Museum capitalized on Thomas' brief visit

    Kentucky Railway Museum employees took a risk this year when they decided to invite Thomas the Tank Engine for a total of four days in July instead of the previous schedule of six.

    The event, which usually runs from Friday until Sunday on two consecutive weekends, was only open two days each weekend.

    Lynn Dawson, marketing director with the Kentucky Railway Museum, said the idea came about when the museum acquired additional cars, allowing them more train capacity for the busy weekend.

  • Lady Hawks win Abraham Slam Jam

    The LaRue County Lady Hawks volleyball team broke their three-game losing streak Saturday, winning their own Abraham Slam Jam Tournament. LaRue won the championship game against Marion County with scores of 25-18, 24-26 and 25-17.  The LaRue girls also beat John Hardin 25-15 and 25-18 and Campbellsville 25-15 and 25-12. In pool play, LaRue beat Taylor County 25-16 and 25-23 and Washington County 25-18 and 25-20 but lost to Spencer County 22-25 and 16-25.

  • Disney seeking extras for upcoming film ‘Secretariat’

    The upcoming Walt Disney Pictures’ movie “Secretariat” is seeking extras for filming in the Lexington and Louisville areas. The two-week filming duration is slated to begin at the end of September. All types and ages are needed.

    Those interested must bring a non-returnable current snapshot as no photos will be taken at the casting call. Photos can be a basic snapshot printed from a home computer.

  • Learn to live on your income

    Your expenditures hold the key to how well you do when dollars are scarce. If your family does not follow a spending plan, this is the time to start. Family input is essential, so is being both realistic and flexible. Here are some suggestions:

    Before making purchases above a certain dollar amount, discuss the potential purchase with other family members.

  • Learn to live on your income

    Your expenditures hold the key to how well you do when dollars are scarce. If your family does not follow a spending plan, this is the time to start. Family input is essential, so is being both realistic and flexible. Here are some suggestions:

    Before making purchases above a certain dollar amount, discuss the potential purchase with other family members.

  • Learn to live on your income

    Your expenditures hold the key to how well you do when dollars are scarce. If your family does not follow a spending plan, this is the time to start. Family input is essential, so is being both realistic and flexible. Here are some suggestions:

    Before making purchases above a certain dollar amount, discuss the potential purchase with other family members.

  • LCMS Lady Hawks basketball schedule

    Sept. 3    Russell           Home   6 p.m. 

    Sept. 8    Adair Co          Away   6:30 p.m.

    Sept. 10   Hart Co.         Away   6:30 p.m.

    Sept. 12   Marion       Away   TBA 8th only

    Sept. 14   Caverna         Home  6:30 p.m.

  • MicroHose bringing 125 jobs to Taylor

    It's the hose that grows jobs in Taylor County.

    MicroHose is expected to be manufacturing its patented "hose that grows" by early next year, creating 125 new jobs.

    Armed with $3 million in state Kentucky Rural Economic Development Act incentives, work to ready the MicroHose facility on Industrial Drive is under way. Unveiled locally in July at a Campbellsville/Taylor County Chamber of Commerce luncheon, the 6-foot MicroHose expands to 30 feet through water pressure. A 10-foot hose will expand to 50 feet.