Today's News

  • Spelling Bowl winners announced

    Caleb Coogle, a second-grader at Creekside Elementary, Mary Bell, a fifth-grader at Helmwood Heights Elementary, and John Thornhill, a seventh-grader at Breckinridge County Middle School are the three first place winners of the 51st Annual North Central Kentucky Spelling Bowl held at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College on April 17.

    Students representing primary, elementary, and middle schools from 12 surrounding counties competed in the primary match for grades 1-2, the elementary match for grades 3-5, or the middle school match for grades 6-8.

  • Man charged with theft of steaks

    Loretto Foodland is known for its low meat prices, but apparently they weren’t low enough for a Raywick man who was caught stuffing steaks down his pants last week.

  • PHOTO: St. Catherine Spelling Bowl

    Saint Catherine Academy, New Haven, students competed in a spelling bowl April 17 at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College. From left, fourth-grader Zachary Ford, sixth-grader Grace Thompson and second-grader Lily Smith. Thompson placed fifth overall.

  • PHOTO: Outstanding Junior Angus member

    Ben Conner, Hodgenville, right, received the Outstanding Junior Member award at the Kentucky Angus Association Annual Meeting and Banquet, March 6 in Louisville. Presenting the award is Corbin Cowles, Kentucky Junior Angus Association vice president.

  • PHOTO: Grand champion female

    Voyager Angus, Buffalo, won reserve grand champion female at the Kentucky Sweepstakes. Accepting the award at the Kentucky Angus Association annual meeting and banquet are from left, Jamie, Jacob and Ellee Marksbury, and Rooter Gray.

  • PHOTO: Kentucky Angus Board announced
  • Ivy Brown recognized for academics

    Western Kentucky University’s Lady Topper Basketball program honored the 2014-15 team at a postseason banquet on Tuesday evening in the Jack and Jackie Harbaugh Stadium Club at Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium.

    Six individual honors were given to the 2014-15 team members at the event with additional team members recognized for academic achievements this year.

    Seniors Chastity Gooch and Alexis Govan took home co-Most Valuable Player honors this season.

    Senior Ileana Johnson was named the team’s Most Improved Player.

  • FORENSICS: Ellis Fraser a quarterfinalist in Nationals

    The Western Kentucky University forensics team won both the National Forensic Association National Tournament championship and the National Forensic Association Lincoln-Douglas Debate National championship, hosted this year by Ohio University in Athens, Ohio, over the April 16-20 weekend.

    WKU sent 47 competitors with a total of 185 entries to the national tournament.  Of the total entries, 82 advanced to quarterfinal rounds, 40 advanced to the semifinal round, and 22 events made it to the final round of competition.

  • PHOTO: Learning about black vultures
  • TENNIS Results - April 21, 2015


    April 22



    LaRue County 5, Hart County 0


    John Michael Lawler (LC) def. J.C. Russell (HC), 7-5, 6-2

    LaRue County won by forfeit

    LaRue County won by forfeit


    Alex Best/Preston Howell (LC) def. Drew Childress/Alex Roten (HC), 6-2, 6-0

    LaRue County won by forfeit


    LaRue County 5, Hart County 0