.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

Today's News

  • Campbellsville University, ECTC sign educational partnership agreement

    Elizabethtown Community and Technical College and Campbellsville University have signed agreements that expand the educational partnership between the two institutions and increase educational opportunities for citizens.

    A joint announcement was held Wednesday at CU’s Brockman Center in Hodgenville.

  • Lady Hawks show no mercy to Elizabethtown, fall to Taylor

    The Lady Hawks – in a return to their glory days of fast-pitch softball – started the season ready to play in a two-and-a-half innings shellacking of rival Elizabethtown Lady Panthers. The team combined for nine hits and 18 runs to win 18-1 March 22 at Lady Hawk Field. 

  • Hodgenville, Magnolia weather sirens to be tested today

    The Hodgenville emergency siren on Greensburg Street was destroyed by lightning recently. Due to the age of the system, officials were not able to locate replacement parts to make repairs.

    The city purchased a new electronic system that will be activated from the local 911 system during a threat of severe weather.

    Mayor Terry Cruse said the new equipment cost about $1,700, but will serve the community for several years. 

    The Magnolia emergency siren was struck by lightning about six months ago and has been replaced as well.

  • Beta Club bowls for Big Brothers/Sisters

    On March 6, the Hodgenville Elementary School Beta Club bowled in a fundraiser for Big Brothers/Big Sisters, which serves Hardin and LaRue County. The money raised through Bowl for Kids’ Sake goes directly toward recruiting, enrolling and pairing volunteers with children needing them most.

    Being a pro-active organization since 1904, Big Brothers/Big Sisters cultivate caring relationships with children before they become unreachable and they provide a positive source for filling the need youth have for belonging. Studies show Little Brothers and Sisters are:

  • Fire damages Mount Sherman house

    A Mount Sherman house owned by Glen Burba was damaged extensively by fire Monday about noon. Buffalo and Magnolia firefighters said the flames were in the ceiling when they arrived.

    It appeared the fire began near the water heater. No one was living in the home. Burba was readying it for a renter.

    No injuries were reported.

  • Every believer has the power to overcome

    “He who has an ear, let him hear what the spirit says to the churches. To him who overcomes I will give to eat from the tree of life, which is in the midst of the paradise of God.”

  • Lady Hawks freshman team finishes week 2-2

    The LaRue County Lady Hawks freshman softball team finished the first week of the 2010 season with two close losses and two convincing wins.

    On March 24, the Lady Hawks traveled to Nelson County to face an experienced Cardinal team in doubleheader action, losing 3-1 and 10-8. March 27, the Lady Hawks hosted the John Hardin Lady Bulldogs and defended their home field in convincing fashion, winning 7-2 and 13-0 (three innings).

    Coach Dean R. Miller said he was very pleased with the effort both days.

  • Sports Shorts

    Umpires needed

    Youth girls’ softball is seeking umpires for the upcoming season. Those interested should call Regina Devers after 4 p.m. at 234-6217.

    Season passes available

    Season passes for softball and baseball are $20 students; $40 adults. See David Dawson at LaRue County High School or Melinda Rock at games for more information. Passes are good for varsity, JV and freshman home games.

    Sport schedules online

  • School Calendar

    ALL SCHOOLS

    April 5-9 – Spring Break

    Kindergarten testing

    Kindergarten testing is April 30 or May 18. Kindergarten Launch is 9 a.m.-noon July 29. For more information, ALES at 358-4112 or HES at 3506.

    LCHS

    Speech team performs

  • FBLA competes at regional conference

    The Future Business Leaders of America Club at LCHS competed in Regional Conference at Western Kentucky University Feb. 25. The FBLA Regional Conference recognizes and rewards excellence in a broad range of business and career-related areas. At the FBLA Conferences, students compete in events testing their business knowledge and skills. Each event is governed by specific guidelines and rating sheets. Competitive events fall into three categories: individual, team and chapter. Twenty students from the LCHS FBLA Chapter competed in several business events.