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Today's News

  • PHOTO: Grandparents' Day HES

    Twins, Gavin and Oliver Kudrna, enjoyed spending time with their grandparents Rickey Farris of Elizabethtown, and Faye Farris from Texarkana, Texas, at Hodgenville Elementary School’s Grandparents Day.

  • Break in pavement closes I-65 northbound

    Northbound lanes of Interstate 65 are closed north of Elizabethtown because of a break in pavement at mile marker 97 about three miles north of the U.S. 62 exit.

    Interstate traffic being diverted around the closure will increase traffic today in Elizabethtown.

  • Jeff Green Scholars announced

    Five 2014 graduates of LaRue County High School have been named Senator Jeff Green Scholars by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority. To earn this honor, a student must have a 4.0 grade point average each year of high school and at least a 28 composite on the ACT.

    These students have also earned $2,500 a year in Kentucky Educational Excellence Scholarship awards. If they keep their grades up in college, they will have $10,000 to use toward a four-year degree.

  • School Board: Personnel changes in September

    The LaRue County School Board heard the following personnel recommendations at its Sept. 15 meeting:

    Employment of:

    • Lacy Coyle Hatfield as Academic Team coach for Hodgenville Elementary School

    • Janet Campbell as preschool instructional assistant at HES

    • Justin Craft and Michelle Jones as co-Academic Team coaches for LCHS

    • Stephanie Taylor as 3-hour instructional assistant at Abraham Lincoln Elementary School

    • Darrell Stillwell as SBDM secretary for LaRue County High School

  • KHIE unveils 'Myhealthnow.com'

    The Kentucky Health Information Exchange has unveiled a new tool to help patients access their personal medical records and information via the Internet. The project, a patient portal called myhealthnow, was previewed during KHIE’s annual eHealth Summit in Louisville.

  • PHOTO: Republican officers

    LaRue County Republican Party officers are from left, Courtney Gilbert, youth chair; Gil Myers, secretary; Betsy Perkins, chair; Bruce Slack, treasurer; and Adrienne Gilbert, vice chair.

  • Work continues on I-65, expect delays

    Motorists traveling along Interstate 65 south of Elizabethtown (Mile Point 82) will experience short southbound delays for the next several nights as construction crews reduce the interstate to one lane and begin setting temporary barrier wall in preparation for widening. As barrier wall is set along the inside lane, crews will be paving the outside shoulder. When complete, traffic will be pushed to the outer lane and shoulder for the next several months as median work takes place.

  • WEDDING: Richard and Sarah Gomez

    Sarah Sullivan of Rockfield and Richard Gomez of Hodgenville were married May 3, 2014, at Shaker Village at South Union.

    Bro. Tony Chaudoin officiated at the service.

    The bride is the daughter of L.J. and Jane Sullivan of Rockfield. She earned a bachelor’s degree in 2012 from Campbellsville University, and will graduate in May 2015 with a master’s degree in social science.

  • Erin Boley chooses Notre Dame

    Erin Boley didn’t want to drag out the recruiting process. Once she found the right school, Boley wanted to make her decision.

    Boley, an Elizabethtown junior, found that school, giving a verbal commitment to Notre Dame coaches Monday evening during an in-home visit. The Kentucky Gatorade and Associated Press Player of the Year can’t sign with a school until November 2015.

  • SPORTS SHORTS - September 17, 2014

    Sports passes available

    LaRue County High School sports passes are available. $50 for students; $100 for adults. All-sport family passes (for K-12 students and immediate family) are $150. Passes are available at games or contact David Dawson at 270-358-2210.

     

    Superhero 5K and Fun Run

    Big Brothers Big Sisters will hold a superhero themed 5K and fun run at 8 a.m. Sept. 27. Call 270-351-2220 or visit www.bbbsky.org/familyfunrun for more information.