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Today's News

  • Lady Hawks defeat Campbellsville, Waggener

    The LaRue County High School Lady Hawks won their first game with a 48-26 bashing of Campbellsville’s Lady Eagles Dec. 5.

    The homestanding Lady Hawks held the Lady Eagles scoreless in the second quarter en route to their first win of the season.

    Lyndsay Whitlock led LaRue County with 16 points, nine rebounds and one steal, while Valerie Whitlock added 12 points, eight steals and five rebounds.

    Freshman guard Nancy Howell chipped in with nine points and three rebounds.

    LARUE COUNTY 48,

    CAMPBELLSVILLE 26

  • Lincoln Boyhood Home wins online poll

    The Abraham Lincoln Boyhood Home at Knob Creek was the top vote-getter in a historic preservation contest sponsored by Hampton Inn.

    The Save-A-Landmark contest drew more than 45,000 online votes in an 18-day period in November and featured historic sites in nine states. The winner was announced Monday.

    The other Kentucky projects under consideration were the Belle of Louisville and the Louisville Water Tower.

  • Lincoln Boyhood Home wins online poll

    The Abraham Lincoln Boyhood Home at Knob Creek was the top vote-getter in a historic preservation contest sponsored by Hampton Inn.

    The Save-A-Landmark contest drew more than 45,000 online votes in an 18-day period in November and featured historic sites in nine states. The winner was announced Monday.

    The other Kentucky projects under consideration were the Belle of Louisville and the Louisville Water Tower.

  • Lincoln Boyhood Home wins online poll

    The Abraham Lincoln Boyhood Home at Knob Creek was the top vote-getter in a historic preservation contest sponsored by Hampton Inn.

    The Save-A-Landmark contest drew more than 45,000 online votes in an 18-day period in November and featured historic sites in nine states. The winner was announced Monday.

    The other Kentucky projects under consideration were the Belle of Louisville and the Louisville Water Tower.

  • City braces for possible financial shortfall

    Nationwide, city and county governments are experiencing budget woes during the latest economic turndown.

    The City of Hodgenville is no exception as Mayor Terry Cruse estimates a possible shortfall of $225,000 by fiscal year’s end. Cruse delivered the grim news Monday night to Hodgenville City Council.

    Cruse asked City Clerk MaDonna Hornback to “run a six-month checkup” to see where the city stands on budget.

    “We’re not in a crisis, but I wanted you to know where we stood,” Cruse said.

  • Winter weather arrives

    Winter weather arrived early Monday evening with freezing rain accumulating across the area. A winter weather warning was issued by the National Weather Service for most of Kentucky after a day of declining temperatures.

    The potentially hazardous wintry conditions continue today. The wintry mix of precipitation will continue for much of the morning and temperatures are not expected to cross the freezing mark until Tuesday.

  • LCHS players named all district

    Several LaRue County High School football players were named to the Class 4A District 4 all district team.

    First-team offense honorees include Drew Newberry, fullback; Caleb Cobb, wide receiver and guard Tyler Moore. Honorable mentions include Ryan Wafford, running back; Tyler Hornback, wide receiver; Jay Eastridge, tackle; Eric Patterson, guard; and center David Blair.

    First-team defense honorees include Reggie Locke, guard; Eastridge, tackle; and Tyler Hornback, back. Honorable mentions include Wafford, outside linebacker; and Cobb, back.

  • LCHS seniors singled out
  • Community Calendar

    Freedom Fest '08

    Freedom Fest ’08 will be 1-5 p.m. Dec. 6 at Towne Mall in Elizabethtown. The event is presented by MyArmedForcesHero.com. The Web site provides free services to military families. The event features vendor booths, live music, door prizes and three jumps by stunt rider Earnie “The Atomic Bomb” Adams. For more information, call 268-3681 or 268-8732.

    Senior Citizens music

  • Meade County volleyball, basketball player killed in wreck

    No loss on a field, court or diamond could ever be as difficult as the loss Meade County High School felt Thursday.

    At 7:15 a.m., Meade County senior volleyball and basketball player Chelsea Stinnett was pronounced dead at the scene after being involved in an automobile collision on KY 1239 between Midway and Payneville, about five miles outside Brandenburg, according to a Kentucky State Police report.