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Today's News

  • 9-year-old finds success in golf preseason

    Having won one summer tournament and placing second in three others, 9-year-old Cameron Lasley of Hodgenville finished seventh overall in the final standings of the Pepsi Junior Golf Tour.

    The fourth grader claimed top honors at the Charlie Vettiner Golf Course in Louisville June 10, finishing with a 69. He was only two strokes away from victory, firing a 48 at the Sun Valley Golf Course in Louisville July 2.

    A member of LaRue County High School’s golf team, Lasley has played the links since he was three years old.

  • Church calendar

    Greater Works has moved

    Greater Works Church has moved to 102 N. Walters Ave. beside Arrowhead Pawn. Sunday service at 11 a.m.; Wednesday at 7 p.m. For more information, call 358-8399 or e-mail greaterworkschurch@windstream.net.

    McCubbins Family to sing

    The McCubbins Family and Joymakers will perform a free gospel concert 6:30 p.m. Aug. 22 at Highland Commons Shopping Center, U.S. 31E Bypass, Glasgow. Bring a lawn chair. For more information, call 270-651-9307.

  • Take a picture of a place that matters to you and win

    National Trust for Historic Preservation says: Take a picture of a place that matters to you; win a digital camera and fame for your special place.

    Here’s an unusual offer. Most people have a place or places that are special to them. Maybe they are very old or have been in their family for many years. Maybe they have historic significance or there is some other factor of great interest.

    Too often places that matter to us can be lost in a heartbeat. The best way to save a place that matters is to call attention to it. 

  • Kitchen renovations at Warm Blessings continue

    Volunteers for Warm Blessings soup kitchen continue with renovation at the former Party Plus store, 609 E. Dixie Ave., Elizabethtown.

    “The process has been slow but now that the first phase of plumbing has been completed, concrete set, and stud walls up, work is moving forward at a fast pace,” board chairwoman Linda Funk said.

    Electrician Brad Langford has begun the process of removing old wiring from the 50-year-old building, which has been used for a variety of businesses.

  • Blaze wins Wolverine Classic

    The Kentucky Blaze 8U baseball team won Wolverine Classic 8U Baseball Tournament in Frankfort. The Blaze defeated Jessamine County in the championship game 7-2 going 6-0 for the tournament, bringing their season record to 20-2. Team member Jacob Gentry is from Hodgenville.

  • Judge rules employer not at fault for work release inmate’s escape

    A Mount Sherman man who tried to help a friend “get back on his feet” ended up in a judge’s chamber last week, explaining his part in the escape of a LaRue County Jail inmate.

    James Cadigan Jr. was exonerated after he described his efforts in providing a job to Ryan David Robinson, a 25-year-old Magnolia man serving a 179-day sentence on contempt charges for failure to pay child support. He owed about $1,100.

  • Local residents graduate from WKU

    Several local students graduated from Western Kentucky University this spring.

  • Church calendar

    Greater Works has moved

    Greater Works Church has moved to 102 N. Walters Ave. beside Arrowhead Pawn. Sunday service at 11 a.m.; Wednesday at 7 p.m. For more information, call 358-8399 or e-mail greaterworkschurch@windstream.net.

    McCubbins Family to sing

    The McCubbins Family and Joymakers will perform a free gospel concert 6:30 p.m. Aug. 22 at Highland Commons Shopping Center, U.S. 31E Bypass, Glasgow. Bring a lawn chair. For more information, call 270-651-9307.

    Meadowlarks sing at Middle Creek

  • ACRE provides opportunities for growers

    Producers can elect and enroll in the Average Crop Revenue Election program beginning April 27. ACRE is a provision of the 2008 Farm Bill.

    Producers have until Aug. 14 to make their decision for the 2009 crop. USDA will not accept any late-filed applications.

    Producers who elect the ACRE program for a farm agree to forgo counter-cyclical payments; accept a 20-percent reduction of the direct payments; and accept a 30-percent reduction in loan rates for all commodities produced on the farm.

  • Smaller soybean plants caused by cool weather

    Some growers have observed that there appears to be a smaller growth of soybeans than normal, and are concerned that it could result in reduced yields. Because of this, some are also wondering if the use of foliar fertilizers or fungicides could help make up the difference.