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Today's News

  • Sweet tooth? 4-H candy sales in progress

    The annual LaRue County 4-H candy sale started this month.

    Starting this week, 4-H members may pick up candy at the LaRue County Extension office, 807 Old Elizabethtown Road, across from Magnolia Bank. Parents must sign a permission form in order for members to participate.

    Members will be selling a variety of candy bars including caramel, crisp, almond, dark chocolate with almonds and milk chocolate for $1 each.

    For each 60 candy bars sold, the member’s name will go in a drawing for $25 cash. The top seller will receive $50 cash.

  • Hodgenville woman in CU opera

    Two operas will be performed Nov. 23 and 24 at The Gheens Recital Hall at 210 University Drive, Campbellsville.

    The first opera to be performed is titled “Amahl and the Night Visitors” by Gian-Carlo Menotti. This opera is one act long and will be performed in English. It was the first opera commissioned especially for TV.

  • Operation Christmas Child collection is this week

    Operation Christmas Child collection week kicked off on Monday. Gift boxes can be dropped off at First Baptist Church in Hodgenville.

    Operation Christmas Child provides Christmas gifts to children in impoverished countries worldwide.

    Donors pack toys, toiletries, school supplies and other items into a shoebox-sized container and ship it via a collection site. Many churches and other businesses participate in the program.

  • Republicans choose leadership

    The Senate Republican conference elected Nov. 13, the following leadership team for the 114th Session of Congress: Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky) as Senate Republican Leader, John Cornyn (R-Texas) as Senate Republican Whip, John Thune (R-South Dakota) as Senate Republican Conference Chairman, John Barrasso (R-Wyoming) as Senate Republican Policy Chairman, Roy Blunt (R-Missouri) as Senate Republican Vice Conference Chairman, and Roger Wicker (R-Mississippi) as National Republican Senatorial Committee Chairman.

  • LaRue basketball season tips off with Blue & White Night

    The 2014 Hawks and Lady Hawks will kickoff the upcoming basketball season with their annual Blue & White Night at LaRue County High School gym on Friday, Nov. 21.

    A chili supper will be held 5-6:30 p.m. in the high school cafeteria followed by the Blue/White activities in the gym starting at 6:45 p.m. Both the boys and girls basketball programs will introduce their players: freshmen through varsity squads. The middle school teams will also be introduced.

  • Grand jury hands down indictments

    Several people were indicted by a Hart County grand jury.

    Justin C. Caswell, 30, of Upton, was charged with criminal mischief, first degree, and complicity, theft by unlawful taking or disposition (between $500 and $10,000), and complicity, and of being a persistent felony offender. He is charged with damaging the property of Jackson Logging and taking lumber, logs and diesel fuel.

  • Community News

    Georgetown

    By John R. Smith

    R.B. Smith is in Sunrise Manor Nursing Home, room 2501, with his wife Mary E. Smith. He’s doing fairly well and as he says, “just taking one day at a time.” Ella Lacey Doepp is home from Hardin Memorial Hospital and was at church Sunday morning. She was released last Wednesday. Alice Lee Thomas has returned home and doing well. Rennie Powell has also returned home. Mitzi Smith Moore had surgery Monday at Suburban Hospital, Louisville.

  • PHOTO: Paying mo taxes
  • Remember the ‘s’ when shopping online

    Remember safety first when online shopping. Obviously when shopping online, you are entering a tremendous amount of personal information including your name, phone number and address, not to mention your credit card information. Always make certain that you are using a personal/home computer for online shopping. Public computers, such as at work or the public library, may store information that someone could access later.

  • PHOTO: Warm Blessings