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Today's News

  • LCHS Speech wins big at Murray

    The LaRue County Speech Hawks continued their season in Murray on Nov. 15, competing in the Murray High School Tiger Invitational. The team advanced many students into the final rounds of competition and placed first overall out of 16 schools.

    “The students have been working so hard the last few weeks, and they were so excited to get this win,” said Head Coach Katy Cecil. “Taking a team championship is always so exciting, and their faces really said it all. We truly had a great day.”

  • Indisposable Concept documents the world through a $10 lens

    The Indisposable Concept is a photography project based out of Australia, in which people use disposable cameras to take pictures of what they consider “indisposable.” Basically, they want you to document the world around you via the lens of a disposable camera. Afterward, you’re supposed to send the pictures to them, either by email or by mailing in the camera itself. They then post the pictures on their website and social media accounts.

    It started in Australia, but has since garnered a worldwide following.

  • Wedding gowns turned into gifts for grieving families

    My daughter is a NICU (neonatal intensive-care unit) nurse who takes care of some of the tiniest, most fragile babies born in the state. She has never disclosed a name or even hinted at anything that would violate the privacy of her patients. But I can tell – by the few things she has said – it is a difficult job.

    Most of her patients thrive and are able to go home. Some of the families do not get that happy ending. My daughter is sometimes called upon to care for the little ones after they have died.

  • Mark Tucker Farms joins American Angus Association

    Mark Tucker Farms, Mount Sherman, is a new member of the American Angus Association, headquartered in Missouri.

    The American Angus Association, with nearly 24,000 active adult and junior members, is the largest beef breed association in the world. Its computerized records include detailed information on more than 17 million registered Angus.

  • Nov. 25 meeting will explain Farm Bill

    To say the 2014 Farm Bill is complicated is an understatement, yet is it important eligible individuals understand it and participate. To help producers understand the program, a meeting will be held at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 25 at the Hardin County Extension Office, 201 Peterson Drive, Elizabethtown.

    The Farm Bill Decision will be discussed by Dr. Todd Davis, University of Kentucky grain marketing specialist.

  • PHOTOS: Deer season
  • PHOTO: 8th Grade Basketball
  • LCMS Wrestling kicks off

    The LaRue County Middle School Mat Hawks traveled to Radcliff Nov. 15 to compete in the Trojan Invitational at North Hardin. The Mat Hawks finished in 17th place out of 25 teams from across Kentucky, Indiana and Tennessee.

    Competitors/Weight

    Gabe Fortier, 70

    Drew Yingling, 70

    Bryson Puyear, 80

    Chris Morton, 80

    Thomas Hoppes, 86 (Second place)

    Tristin Brown, 98

    Darian Morrison, 98

    Thomas Boone, 105

    Jordan Kimbrell, 113

    Josh Harper, 121

    Tucker Shelton, 190

  • ECTC Barons to play eight home games

    Elizabethtown Community and Technical College’s men’s basketball team, the Barons, will play 22 games, with eight home games played at T.K. Stone Middle School in Elizabethtown.

    In its third year coached by John Veague, from the University of Illinois-Chicago, with assistant coach Roman Ritchey, Georgetown College, the team opened its 2014-15 season on Oct. 23 with a game at Georgetown College.

    Admission is $3 for adults. All students are free. Season passes can be purchased at the gate for $20.

  • Ray gets Patriots’ first win

    Saint Catharine’s Patriot wrestling squad traveled to the Buckeye State this past weekend for their first-ever tournament as a program. The Grappling Patriots competed in the inaugural Case Western Reserve University Wrestling Festival on the campus of CWRU. The event consisted of two separate events – the Bob Del Rosa Duals and the Claude Sharer Classic.