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Today's News

  • LaRue outlasts Jeffersonville

    Results from Jan. 14 three-way dual at Central Hardin High School:

    LARUE COUNTY 42, JEFFERSONVILLE 18

    103: Nick Paden (LC) def. White (J), 0:27

    112: Justin Thompson (LC) def. Felker (J), 0:46

    119: Vazquez (J) def. Taylor Albert (LC), 6-4

    125: Watts (J) def. Brandon Ward (LC), 6-2

    130: Shelby Floyd (LC) def. Harbin (J), 8-1

    135: Shaquille Cox (LC) def. Simpson (J), 10-7

    140: Shawn Hull (LC) def. Davis (J), 10-2

    145: Vince Couch (LC) def. Dryden (J), 9-7

    152: Dez Jakes (LC) def. Everett (J), 0:45

  • Fundraiser calendar

    Hosparus tea tickets available now

    Hosparus – Hospice of Central Kentucky will host a tea and auction, “World UniTea,” 2-4 p.m. Jan. 31 at Pritchard Community Center, 404 S. Mulberry St., Elizabethtown. Tickets are $25. No reservations will be accepted without payment. For more information, call Lisa Sanford at 737-6300 or 1-800-686-9577. Tickets may be purchased at Hosparus’ Elizabethtown office at 105 Diecks Drive. Tea proceeds benefit Hospice of Central Kentucky patients and families.

    Fundraiser for childhood cancer

  • Assault charge dismissed in alleged ‘car attack’

    A Hodgenville woman, accused of assaulting a rival last April, will not be required to spend additional time in jail.

    Tonya D. Bell, 34, got into an argument with another woman over a man in a parking lot in Ovesen Heights, according to police reports. 

    Officers said Bell drove her car into the side of the victim’s vehicle and also struck the victim with the car.

    Bell fled the scene in her car  and allegedly forced another vehicle off the road.

    The LaRue County Sheriff’s Office investigated the case.

  • LaRue students get a taste of state legislation

    Twenty-three LaRue County High School students had a taste of what it is like to be a state legislator as they attended the Kentucky Youth Assembly in Louisville and Frankfort in November.

    “We got a chance to have our voices heard,” said Zach Lee, who was named one of the 10 outstanding Premier Delegates out of 300 freshmen in attendance. Some 1,300 students in grades nine through 12 from throughout Kentucky served as legislators, lobbyists, Supreme Court justices, reporters, governor and cabinet members.

  • ALES students raise money for Kelly Dean Sanders Fund

    With the return from Thanksgiving holiday comes the annual drive for the Kelly Dean Sanders Fund at Abraham Lincoln Elementary School. Students and teachers get into the action by accepting a challenge for raising the most money and in return the winning class selects the recipient of an Extreme Makeover for one of the staff.

  • Generation X defies definition

    Some co-workers and I recently discussed which generation we fall into —baby boomers, Generation X, Generation Y and so on. At age 33, I am right in the middle of Generation X, which includes those born from 1965-1980.

    We did some unscientific research — also known as Googling — to see which characteristics define our generation. Although it is impossible to make millions of people fit one mold, it was interesting to consider whether the characteristics listed were applicable to our personalities.

  • Generation X defies definition

    Some co-workers and I recently discussed which generation we fall into —baby boomers, Generation X, Generation Y and so on. At age 33, I am right in the middle of Generation X, which includes those born from 1965-1980.

    We did some unscientific research — also known as Googling — to see which characteristics define our generation. Although it is impossible to make millions of people fit one mold, it was interesting to consider whether the characteristics listed were applicable to our personalities.

  • Generation X defies definition

    Some co-workers and I recently discussed which generation we fall into —baby boomers, Generation X, Generation Y and so on. At age 33, I am right in the middle of Generation X, which includes those born from 1965-1980.

    We did some unscientific research — also known as Googling — to see which characteristics define our generation. Although it is impossible to make millions of people fit one mold, it was interesting to consider whether the characteristics listed were applicable to our personalities.

  • Magnolia family wins $2,600 gas card

    2008 was not the greatest year for Kelly Calhoun and her family.

    First, came the death of her husband’s grandmother in January and the ensuing funeral costs.

    Then, her husband Marty was injured in an explosion at work. He suffered second degree burns over 30 percent of his body. He’s unable to work at this time and is experiencing post traumatic stress syndrome.

    Their pet cat Whiskers, a rescue animal, died after being neutered.

    Most recently, their electricity went out and they had to clean out a large freezer of meat.

  • Lady Hawks rebound after loss, defeat Bardstown Bethlehem

    The LaRue County High School Lady Hawks dropped a district game to Green County Friday night, 55-39.

    Sophomore guard Lyndsay Whitlock had six rebounds and team bests in points (13) and steals (six) for LaRue County (7-5, 2-2). Twin sister Valerie Whitlock chipped in with nine points, seven rebounds and two steals, while seventh-grade post Ivy Brown just missed a double-double off the bench with nine points and eight rebounds.