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Today's News

  • Students honored by EKU

     Eastern Kentucky University has announced President’s Award recipients for the Fall 2014 semester.

    Award recipients include Christian Carl Pope, a junior from Hodgenville; and Sean-Michael Wathen, a senior from Magnolia.

    The President’s List was established by the University to recognize outstanding academic achievement. It is bestowed upon full-time undergraduate students who attain a perfect 4.0 grade point average for a semester.

  • Gatlin Brothers to perform in Campbellsville

    Larry Gatlin and the Gatlin Brothers will perform 8 p.m. April 17 at Campbellsville University’s Ransdell Chapel, 401 N. Hoskins Ave., Campbellsville.

    All tickets are general admission for their 60th Anniversary Tour concert. Tickets are $35. The concert will begin following the Derby Rose Gala, and a meet and greet will be after the concert for an additional $25. The meet and greet, in the back of the chapel, includes a photograph taken with the band.

  • PHOTO: Senior Tennis players

    Senior members of the LaRue County High School tennis teams are from left, Rachel Wolf, Cayleigh Allen, John Michael Lawler, Caitlin Lewis and Madison Lee.

  • PHOTO: Lady Hawk Softball

    Members of the Lady Hawks Softball Team are front from left, Emma Bell, Bryanna Keith, Jill Hughes, Trishtian Cruse, Sierra Mullins, Emillee Cundiff, Kourtnee Davenport, Lindsey Shelton, Megan Cochran; back, assistant coach Christy Ferguson, assistant coach Roy Walker, Kellee Cundiff, Chasity Bryant, Delany Eastridge, Presley Brown, Head Coach Rocky Cundiff, Kaitlyn Warnshuis, Brittney Blair, Autumn Riggs, Shakeya Washington and assistant coach Vince Carpenter.

  • PHOTO: Hawks Tennis

    Members of the Hawks’ tennis team are front from left, John Michael Lawler, Alex Best, Harrison Hynes, Ethan Wood; middle, Samuel Lewis, Rylee Greenwell, Sean Smith, Dylan Grimes, Cole Constant; back, William Allender, Cole Lucas, Damon Lei-Sam, Jake Gardner, Preston Howell and Josh Adams.

  • PHOTO: Lady Hawks' Tennis

    Members of the Lady Hawks’ tennis team are front from left, Madison Lee, Cayleigh Allen, Caitlin Lewis, Rachel Wolf; middle, Christina Hardin, Mallory Williams, Natalie Wolf, Marisa Cecil, Bella Garcia, Madison Eads; back, Mary Gearon, Noel Sarhan, Karrington Donahue, Chloe Childress, Celeste Menard, Ripley Lucas, Alexis Puckett and Kalli Flanders.

  • 4-Hers are 'hammin' it up'
  • Flood watch in effect

     LaRue County is under a flood watch, according to the National Weather Service.

    Another round of heavy rainfall is on the way. The watch is in effect from late Thursday to Saturday morning.

    One-to-three inches of rain is predicted to fall on already saturated ground. Flooding of low-lying and poorly drained area is anticipated.

    Hodgenville Mayor Kenny DeVore reminds residents of Greensburg Street and those living on the north end of town to be watchful of possible sewer backups.

  • Students receive scholarships from Magnolia Bank

    Eighteen sixth-grade students from LaRue and Hardin Counties were awarded the annual Preparing for Success Scholarships from Magnolia Bank. Students were asked to write an essay telling what would make a great career, and how they plan to pursue that career.

    “The goal of this program is to get kids and their families talking about college early. We want to help students in our area get off to a good start saving for their future,” said Stefanie Rock, vice president at Magnolia Bank.

  • BIRTHDAY: Pat Greer celebrates 90th year

    Pat Laha Greer of Hodgenville celebrated her 90th birthday with friends and family on Sunday, March 8.

    She was born March 7, 1925, in Henry County, Illinois.

    She and her husband, Austin, who is deceased, had four children: Steve, Barry, Mark and Donna.