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Today's News

  • Sewer trouble seeps to surface

    City workers endured a smelly task early Saturday after a sewer line backed up on Lincoln Boulevard near the intersection with Tanner Road.

    Lt. Steve Johnson of Hodgenville City Police said he discovered the problem while on patrol. He drove his cruiser through the sludge about 11:30 p.m. Friday.

    Mayor Terry Cruse said the sewer line had “apparently been backing up for some time with solids.”

  • Angel appointed to second term

    Gov. Steve Beshear recently reappointed Campbellsville urologist James R. Angel to a second consecutive four-year term on the Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Commission. Angel also served on the commission 1989-1993.

    Angel represents the Fourth District on the commission, which includes Adair, Barren, Cumberland, Edmonson, Grayson, Green, Hardin, Hart, LaRue, Marion, Metcalfe, Monroe, Nelson, Taylor and Washington counties.

  • Stephen Foster musical in jeopardy

    Landmark News Service

    Now in its 51st season, “Stephen Foster — The Musical” has been part of the community so long, many residents consider it a staple, Bardstown Mayor Dick Heaton said. But its continuation is not guaranteed, and if it closes, city businesses could suffer.

    “I think they are at this point very much at risk of having to close after this season,” Heaton said.

  • Club K comes to LaRue County

    Club K, a well-known softball training facility, will offer a workshop Thursday, July 23, at LaRue County High School.

    Club K will host a hitting and slapping clinic for any girl interested in learning the fundamentals of these two techniques.

    In slapping, the player aims the ball where she wants it to go. Her sprint to first base already has begun when the ball is hit.

    Slots for the 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. hitting clinic are already full. Players who have registered with Lady Hawk coach Mielle DiStefano have a spot.

  • Governors Cup goes to Tennessean

    Maddie Denton of Murfreesboro, Tenn., won the Governors Cup as the state championship fiddler at the Official Kentucky State Championship Old Time Fiddlers Contest last weekend. She also won backup musician and junior fiddler, beating Doug Fleener and Adam French, both of Leitchfield.

    Joel Whittinghill of Bowling Green won second place in the championship and Leonard Lawson of Vine Grove took third. The 35th annual event attracted competitors from several states, including Indiana, Tennessee, Georgia and Colorado, to Rough River Dam State Resort Park.

     

  • Lincoln Days Celebration makes changes

    Several changes will be made to this year’s Lincoln Days Festival held Oct. 3 and 4.

    Art Show: Due to size of Art Show it is being relocated to the Lincoln Museum Community Room on Lincoln Square from Lincoln National Bank. The art show will be held Sept. 27. A reception will be held in conjunction with the art show. This is catered by Cross Town Homemakers and sponsored by LaRue County Fiscal Court.

    Baby Contest and Little Abe and Sarah Look-A-Like contest also will be held at 2 p.m. Sept. 27 at the Civic Center.

  • My Old Kentucky Home celebrates park system's anniversary today

    Landmark News Service

    Kentucky State Park supporters can hobnob with the commonwealth’s first lady, Jane Beshear, from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at My Old Kentucky Home State Park in Bardstown. The garden party will mark the 85th anniversary of the Kentucky State Park system.

    “This will be a great opportunity to celebrate the legacy of the Kentucky State Parks as they mark 85 years of creating family memories,” Beshear said. “We appreciate the support of the foundation and all contributors to help our great park system.” 

  • My Old Kentucky Home celebrates park system's anniversary today

    Landmark News Service

    Kentucky State Park supporters can hobnob with the commonwealth’s first lady, Jane Beshear, from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at My Old Kentucky Home State Park in Bardstown. The garden party will mark the 85th anniversary of the Kentucky State Park system.

    “This will be a great opportunity to celebrate the legacy of the Kentucky State Parks as they mark 85 years of creating family memories,” Beshear said. “We appreciate the support of the foundation and all contributors to help our great park system.” 

  • My Old Kentucky Home celebrates park system's anniversary today

    Landmark News Service

    Kentucky State Park supporters can hobnob with the commonwealth’s first lady, Jane Beshear, from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at My Old Kentucky Home State Park in Bardstown. The garden party will mark the 85th anniversary of the Kentucky State Park system.

    “This will be a great opportunity to celebrate the legacy of the Kentucky State Parks as they mark 85 years of creating family memories,” Beshear said. “We appreciate the support of the foundation and all contributors to help our great park system.” 

  • Fort Knox welcomes Brooks & Dunn

    The 2009 Army Concert Tour headlined by Brooks & Dunn begins at 6 p.m. Saturday at Godman Army Airfield at Fort Knox. The Fort Knox Directorate of Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation is staging the country concert. It also includes performances by Lee Ann Womack  and the opening act is Joey + Rory from the Country Music Television series “Can You Duet.”