Today's News

  • Lady Hawks defeat John Hardin, prepare for district


  • Klinglesmith, Stewart place second in golf tourny

    Two LaRue County golfers each placed second in their respective classes in the Senior Women’s Kentucky Amateur Golf Tournament Sept. 11-12 at the Lafayette Golf Club course near Falls of Rough.

  • Slain teen's concern for others leads to Christmas fundraiser

     Terrence “Trey” Zwicker III’s life ended May 11, 2011.

  • Carnival worker improving after being electrocuted at fair

     A Campbellsville man who was injured during set-up of a carnival is improving, according to Ann “Snookie” Morrison.

  • Missing man found in pond

     A body found Thursday morning in a pond off South Lincoln Boulevard near the LaRue County Maintenance Garage was identified as James Everett Martin, 43, of Hodgenville.

  • Glendale man charged with vandalism at East Hardin Middle School

     Kentucky State Police have arrested a Glendale man on charges of burglary and criminal mischief in connection with a break-in at East Hardin Middle School.

    KSP Post 4 received a call Sunday morning from the school’s assistant principal reporting a break-in and vandalism, police said. School staff identified Christopher Blaine, 18, of Glendale on security video. Several doors and windows were destroyed, police said, resulting in thousands of dollars in damage.

  • WEDDING: Tammy Beams and Aaron Gibson

     Tammy Beams and Aaron Gibson of Upton were married July 14, 2012, in Pigeon Forge, Tenn., at My Smoky Wedding Chapel.

    The bride is the daughter of William and Shelia Beams of Hodgenville and Jimmie and Della Wood of Hodgenville. She is the granddaughter of Genrose Ward and the late Eura Ward of Magnolia and the late Victor and Ova Beams of Hudgens.

    The groom is the son of Lewis Gibson of Clarkson and Jimmy and Joyce Waddle of Munfordville. He is the grandson of Maxwell and Doris Gibson of Clarkson and Joy Priddy and the late Lonnie Priddy of Bonnieville.

  • Financial aid has a language of its own

     As high school seniors and their parents begin the college financial aid process, they may find themselves faced with unfamiliar terms. This short glossary from the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA) may help.

    · Conversion scholarship/loan. This type of financial aid requires recipients to provide certain services or pay back the funds with interest.

    · Expected family contribution (EFC). This is the amount the student and family are expected to pay toward yearly college costs.

  • COLUMN: October is National Dental Hygiene Month

     Many adults care for their teeth using habits that were formed early in childhood. It is important to be sure that those habits are good ones. As we age, our teeth and mouths can develop very different needs.

    Gum disease, dry mouth, oral cancer and tooth decay (cavities) can become issues which can also have negative effects on our overall health. According to the Journal of the American Dental Association “the mouth is a window into the health of the body.” Our mouths can also reveal the first signs of disease within our bodies.

  • Fraser takes fourth in WKU forensics tourney

     The Western Kentucky University forensics team co-hosted the Forensics Fiesta with Miami University on WKU’s campus the weekend of Sept. 28-30.  

    The event offered competition in debate and individual events over three days, and hosted 19 schools, including the University of Alabama, Truman State University, Ball State University and Rice University. WKU students competed in the tournament, but as co-host the team was not eligible for overall team sweepstakes awards.