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Today's News

  • ENGAGEMENT: Pollard - Johnson

    Mr. and Mrs. James C. Berry and Mr. and Mrs. Duane C. Johnson would like to announce the upcoming marriage of Julia R. Pollard to Chance B. Johnson.

    The wedding will take place at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, May 23, 2015, at First Baptist Church of Hodgenville.

  • Track and Field: Panther Twilight Invitational

    Panther Twilight Invitational

    April 24

     

    Girls 100 Meter Dash

    32. Kalaya Barnes, 15.89

    33. Taylor Halprin, 15.91

     

    Girls 200 Meter Dash

    13. Jackie Rigdon, 29.47

    29. Peyton Murray, 32.12

     

    Girls 400 Meter Dash

    19. Jessi O'Bryan, 1:11.61

    24. Taylor Halprin, 1:15.93

     

    Girls 800 Meter Run

    9. Nichole Thomas, 2:44.47

     

    27. Sophe Pepper, 3:01.47

     

  • Nolin RECC finds opportunities in Haiti

     When you think about an opportunity of a lifetime, what comes to mind? 

    Certainly not traveling to a place where there is no electricity. A place where kids don’t attend school when it rains, a place where there is just one location to buy ice, or a place where clothes are hand-washed in pails and laid to dry on top of big rocks.

  • 4-H Calendar - April 29, 2015

     Wranglers meet

    The LaRue County 4-H Wranglers Horse Club will meet 7 p.m. May 5. at the Extension office.

     

    4-H Camp

    The LaRue County 4-H Shooting Sports Club will meet 6:30 p.m. May 7 at the New Haven Gun Club.

     

    Teen Leadership Academy

  • Win an iPad from KHEAA

     Kentucky residents have another chance to win a new iPad from the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority in a sweepstakes being held through Facebook in May. The contest runs from 12 a.m. on May 1 through 12 a.m. on June 1.

    To enter, a Kentuckian must click on the orange graduate icon on the KHEAA Facebook page, answer one question about college, and “like” KHEAA on Facebook. KHEAA will not share or sell any personal information to a third party.

  • Students participate in APES

     Congratulations to the participants in the American Private Enterprise Seminar program held April 13-14. Twenty-three LaRue County High School juniors participated and learned about American economics.

    They are Matthew Crain, Sara Devers, JC Dunn, Allison Firquin, Jesse Gehr, Ryan Henning, Jillian Hughes, Chloe Owen, Kaitlyn Paden, Cameron Pellegrino, Elizabeth Ross, Autumn Roten, Audry Schaefer, Calea Tharp, Hunter Thomas, Nichole Thomas, Paxton Thompson, Matthew Warren, Shayne Wathen, Chase Watson and Randy Young.

  • COLUMN: God's word is sharper than a knife

     Recently I attended a meeting in which Dr. Woodrow Kroll was speaker. In the past you may have heard him on the radio program “Back to the Bible,” where he taught the Bible daily for 23 years. I came away from that meeting with a renewed commitment to sharing God’s word as he gives opportunities because without his word, all is to no avail.

    Billy Graham always said, “The Bible says ….” There is a great need today for God’s word.

  • PHOTO: Arbor Day at Little Mount

     

    4-Hers Richard Pike and Anthony Pike planted shrubs Friday beside the new sign for historic Little Mount Baptist Church on Leafdale Road. Their service was in honor of Arbor Day.

  • COLUMN: Carpenter bees are boring

     Male and female carpenter bees are active. They resemble bumblebees but have shiny, bare abdomens; bumblebee abdomens are “hairy.”

    Females have black faces. They are not aggressive but can give a painful sting if antagonized. Males have a yellow spot on their faces and hang out near nesting sites. While intimidating, they do not have stingers.

  • COLUMN: Walking is beneficial – indoors or outdoors

      Are you thinking of starting to walk for exercise?

    You may be concerned that if you walk on a treadmill it will not be as good a workout as walking outside. The truth is they both provide great benefits to your body, but there are some small differences. Here are some considerations when comparing walking outside versus the treadmill.