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Today's News

  • Hodgenville man wins car on game show

    Hodgenville resident Benjamin Kennedy won a 2009 Pontiac Vibe on "The Price is Right."

    He and his wife were in the audience March 31 for the CBS-TV game show. The program aired nationally Friday.

    After being called to "come on down," Kennedy earned his way on stage by guessing closest ot dollar value amount for a set of scuba diving equipment. He guessed $1,600 and the actual price was $2,200.

    Kennedy played a game called Stack the Deck and won the vehicle. He was told that the car will arrive 10 days after the show aired.

  • Kentucky Dental Academy to open in Elizabethtown

    A business offering an accelerated course in dental assistance will hold a grand opening Thursday in Elizabethtown. Kentucky Dental Academy plans its ceremony from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. April 23 at Helmwood Medical Center, 914 N. Dixie Ave., Suite 200, Elizabethtown. It will be accepting student registration at this event for the next course beginning May 16.

  • Go-cart racing winners

    Race results for Bourbon City Speedway Go Kart Races – April 4

    OHV Blue Lite

    1st-#11 Matt Davis

    2nd-#A2 Autumn Anderson

    3rd-#4 Lucas Chaudoin

    4th-#21 Brandon Lucas

    5th-#615 Brandon Lytle

    6th-#21 Kevin Lee

    7th-#71T David Tabor

    8th- #52 Theresa Bellah

    9th-#25 Brad Lawless

    10th-#66 Tanner Winsett

    11th-#9 Clifford Baker

     

    OHV Blue Rookie

    1st-#64 Matthew Henon

     

    Junior Purple

    1st-#12 Trenton Collins

  • Main Street offers $uper $timulus $aturday

    Get in the swing of spring and the spirit of stimulus by getting some inspiration on making things better about the house at a series of mini-seminars, all free of charge and no pre-registration required.

    The April 25 program starts at 9:30 a.m. with Eddie Black talking about home restoration, updating, and improvements.

    Next on the agenda is Lee’s Nursery, talking about what to plant, when, where and how, from 11 a.m. until noon.

    From 1 to 2 p.m., Martha Lenardon will focus on junk restoration, turning trash into treasure.

  • Area women invited to retreat

    Plans for the second annual Mind, Body, Soul ... and Chocolate Women’s Ministry Event are in the final stages. The mini-retreat is 6:30-9 p.m. April 17 at First Baptist Church.

    Described as a night designated for the mind, body and soul, the event begins with string music by The Gibson Girls followed by a devotional time with Joan Clagett of Elizabethtown. There will be break out sessions with free manicures or massages, a mission project for Sunrise Manor, and a quiet time to visit with friends. The women’s quartet Joyride will top off the event.

  • Caven succeeds in college tennis

    Kyle Caven is using a youth movement in an effort to put Campbellsville University on the tennis map. With 80 percent of his men’s and women’s rosters speckled with freshmen and sophomores, Caven has his women at 2-7 and his men at 6-3 at this point in the season.

    “We’re really young,” Caven said. “The guys have done really well and our women are coming around.”

    Both teams won matches April 8 against Brescia, with the women winning 6-3 and the men 7-2.

  • City Council notes

    On April 13, Hodgenville City Council held a short meeting.

    The council:

    •Held first reading of an annexation ordinance to update the city’s maps. The following property was annexed: Howell property 1 and 2; property on 1607-210; Lincoln Hills 1 and 2; Newton property; Northridge Subdivision; Bakkcreek; Woodpark; Meredith property; and Rock properties.

    •Held final reading to amend zoning ordinances.

  • Fundraiser calendar

    Relay for Life Bunco

    The Family Matters Relay for Life team will host Bunco 6:30-8:30p.m. April 16 at Our Lady of Mercy Parish Hall. Cost is $10 per person. For more information, call 766-7834.

    LaRue Baptist auction and chili cook-off

    LaRue Baptist School will hold an auction and chili cook-off at 5 p.m. April 17 to benefit the LaRue Baptist School Athletic Booster Club. For more information, call 358-4673.

    Relay for Life bake sale

  • Lincoln statue to be unveiled today in Springfield

    A community-wide celebration is planned Wednesday in Springfield in conjunction with the dedication and unveiling ceremonies of a sculpture of President Abraham Lincoln.

    The bronze sculpture was created as part of the Kentucky Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commemoration. It is being placed in front of the new Washington County Judicial Center on Main Street in downtown Springfield.

  • Foster parents charged with drug possession

    Two foster parents are facing charges after becoming implicated in a drug investigation at Landmark Apartments.

    Shawn Russelburg, 31, and her husband Jason Russelburg, 32, of 6360 Campbellsville Road, were charged with possession of a controlled substance, drug unspecified, first degree, on April 10 by the LaRue County Sheriff’s Department.