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Today's News

  • Community calendar

    Art Guild to meet

    The Central Kentucky Art Guild will meet 6:30 p.m. July 20 at the Nolin RECC building in Elizabethtown. For more information, call Debbye at 270-307-7590.

    A new Sunrise

    A groundbreaking ceremony for a new nursing home facility will be held 10 a.m. Wednesday at Sunrise Manor Nursing Home on Phillips Lane.

    Campbellsville University information meeting

  • City Council notes

    At Monday’s Hodgenville City Council meeting:

    •Mayor Terry Cruse announced the Greensburg Street water tower project is progressing. Plans and permits have been submitted to the Division of Water for approval. The next step is advertising for bids.

    •Cruse updated the council on a pending lawsuit over sale of the old city hall building. On July 20, the attorneys plan to ask for a trial date to be set.

    •Cruse announced interim Main Street Director Celia McDonald has been hired as the permanent director.

  • Caven brothers tops at E’town tennis tourney

    Campbellsville University coach Kyle Caven and his younger brother, Terry, teamed up to win the men’s open doubles title Sunday in the State Farm E’town Open tennis tournament.

    The Cavens, who graduated from LaRue County High School, barely made it to the final, beating Matt Coomer of Louisville and Casey County’s Justin Martin in the semifinals, 1-6, 7-6 (8-6), 10-7.

    The Cavens used the momentum of their comeback to defeat another family pair. In the finals, they defeated Casey County brothers Chad and Kyle Jeffries, 7-6 (7-1), 6-2.

  • Patrick Henry Hughes to perform in E'town

    Landmark News Service

  • Pro tour makes stop in Elizabethtown

    A professional wakeboarding event rips Elizabethtown's Freeman Lake Park this week.

    The park, located off U.S. 31W in E'town, is set to host the MasterCraft Pro Wakeboard Tour’s fourth stop of the season July 18-19. The PWT is part of the King of Wake series that features the world’s top professional wakeboarders, also known as rippers.

  • 4-Hers participate in Kentucky Youth Seminar

    Winning participants in local American Private Enterprise Seminar recently attended the Kentucky Youth Seminar in Lexington. Participants were Melanie Huhn, Emily Kessinger, Emily Stone and Kristin Thompson.

  • Wild finish favors LaRue

    The LaRue County 9-year-old All-Stars avoided el

  • Lady Hawks begin softball camp today

    The Lady Hawks softball team will hold a three-day fundamental fast-pitch softball camp for all girls grades K-8 beginning Monday at Lady Hawk Field.

    Instructors will include current and former Lady Hawks players. The camp runs from 9 a.m. until noon Monday through Wednesday and will offer tips in the fundamentals of hitting, fielding, pitching, bunting and catching.

    There will be daily contests and prizes awarded to winners. Each camp participant will receive a Lady Hawk Camp T-shirt.

  • Call Center brings jobs to area

    Landmark News Service

    SYKES Enterprises will operate its newest state-of-the-art call center, employing 450-500 people in the next year, in Bardstown, city and county officials announced.

    The Tampa, Fla.-based company will set up shop in the Kentucky Home Square Shopping Center in the former Winn Dixie building, Nelson County Economic Development Agency President Kim Huston said.

    "Four hundred jobs anywhere in Kentucky right now is great news," Bardstown Mayor Dick Heaton said.

  • All-Star teams head to state

    The Elizabethtown Area Baseball Commission will host two Cal Ripken West Kentucky state championships – the 9-year-old division and the 11-year-old 50/70 division.

    The EABC 9-year-old All-Stars used a six-run second inning to down LaRue County, 12-2 on Sunday at Alvis Shelton Field to win the District 10 championship. Since Elizabethtown is hosting the state tournament, the district runner-up – LaRue County in this case – earns a berth as well.