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Today's News

  • Pike wins statewide beekeepers' essay contest

    Leslie Pike of Hodgenville read her award-winning essay Saturday, June 6, to more than 350 beekeepers at a regional Beekeepers Association meeting in Grayson County.

    The essay “The Dance Language of the Honeybee” explains the history and significance of a bee’s dance. Also included in the essay were several types of dances.

    Pike won first place in the state for her essay and second place in the nation. The sixth-grader’s winnings totaled $600.

  • LaRue forces final game today against E'town

    Landmark News Service

  • High school dead period lasts through July 9

    Kentucky high school athletes and sports teams are observing a two-week “dead period”  through July 9.

    The period is mandated by the Kentucky High School Athletic Association to be a time for athletes to take a short break from the demands of competitive scholastic sports.

    During the summer dead period, athletes are not allowed to “receive coaching or training from school personnel (either salaried or non-salaried)” according to KHSAA by-law 26, section 2.

  • Youth Softball plans trophy ceremony

    LaRue County Youth Softball is having a trophy presentation ceremony at 5 p.m.Saturday at the LaRue County Parks and Recreation ballpark. All players and families are invited.

    For more information, call Regina Devers at 270-234-6217.

  • Bluegrass Speedway Top 10

    Open Wheel Modifieds

    1. Benji Lee (Raywick)- 166

    2. Michael England (Glasgow)- 141

    3. Dion Benningfield (Lebanon)- 136   

    4. Rocky Wilson (Hodgenville)- 99      

    5. Joe Mattingly (New Hope)- 82    

    6, Johnny Lee (Raywick)- 81

    7. Josh Lucas (Bardstown)- 77   

    8. Jason Wheatley (Loretto)- 75; Adam Cole (Campbellsville)- 75

    10. Sam Huffer (Elizabethtown)- 71

     

    WBRT 1320-AM Sportsman

  • LaRue will host all-star action

    Landmark News Service

    The Cal Ripken/Babe Ruth District 10 All-Star tournaments are under way and the events for 8- and 9-year-olds are being played in LaRue County.

    The 8-year-old tournament has five teams entered. Meade County White will play Breckinridge County at 6:30 p.m. Thursday with the winner advancing to meet Elizabethtown, which received a bye, at 8:30 p.m. Friday. In the top of the bracket, Meade County Green plays LaRue County at 8:30 p.m. Thursday. The tournament wraps up Sunday.

  • LaRue will host all-star action

    Landmark News Service

    The Cal Ripken/Babe Ruth District 10 All-Star tournaments are under way and the events for 8- and 9-year-olds are being played in LaRue County.

    The 8-year-old tournament has five teams entered. Meade County White will play Breckinridge County at 6:30 p.m. Thursday with the winner advancing to meet Elizabethtown, which received a bye, at 8:30 p.m. Friday. In the top of the bracket, Meade County Green plays LaRue County at 8:30 p.m. Thursday. The tournament wraps up Sunday.

  • Firefighters deal with gas spill at Circle K

    Hodgenville firefighters were called Thursday night to Circle K to deal with a gas spill.

    According to Fire Chief Terry Ovesen, a customer started the gas pump and walked inside the store. About 25 gallons of fuel poured onto the parking lot.

    Firefighters hosed down the lot to dilute the gas as they were instructed by Environmental Services, Ovesen said. They spent about two hours at the site.

  • Work to begin on logjam

    Landmark News Service

    A log jam in the Rolling Fork River is closer to being removed.

    If not taken care of, the jam could erode property along the river. The jam occurred during the January ice storm and the New Haven Board of Commissioners has been helping to acquire funds for the cleanup.

    The board has $16,000 to spend on the project, $12,000 of which was secured with help from Second District U.S. Congressman Brett Guthrie from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

  • Hart County grand jury indicts Upton residents

    Two Upton residents were indicted by a Hart County grand jury.

    The Hart County News-Herald reported that Anna M. Miller, 29, of Pleasant Hill Road, was indicted for unlawful possession of methamphetamine precursors, first offense and complicity; first-degree possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine) and complicity; possession of drug paraphernalia and complicity; and public intoxication (controlled substance).