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  • Meredith brings home 3 state swimming championships

    Madeline Meredith, the 10-year-old daughter of Andy and Whitney Meredith, won three state championships and set her fourth state record March 13-15 at the 12-and-under Kentucky Short Course Yards Championship in Louisville.
    The three-day event was held at the Mary T. Meagher Natatorium.

  • Lady Hawks off to solid season

     The Lady Hawks used hot bats, strong defense and solid teamwork to open their season March 18 with a sound defeat (13-2) of visiting Adair County.

    LaRue put away the Lady Indians in five innings.

    Coach Rocky Cundiff said he couldn’t ask for the opener to go any better.

    “We had a team effort and it showed,” he said. “We’ve practiced as a team and the hard work showed up in that game.  Our defense was very solid.”

  • PHOTO: Kelly Dean Sanders donation

    The Cecilian Bank made a $200 donation to the Kelly Dean Sanders Fund through a fundraiser held at Abraham Lincoln Elementary School. Tiffany Skaggs, loan officer at the The Cecilian Bank’s Sonora Banking Center, left, presented the donation to Machelle Durham, ALES Family Resource Center Coordinator.

  • Fundrai$ers - March 25, 2015

    Relay for Life
    LaRue County’s Relay for Life will begin at 1 p.m. May 30 on Lincoln Square. The event ends at 1 a.m. the next day. For more information on forming a team, call Kathy Ross at 270-234-3309.

    RELAY FOR LIFE: Adopt-A-Pig
    Living Strong’s Adopt-A-Pig Project is going on through April 25. Adopt a plastic pig and enter a variety of contests to support Relay. For more information, call Kathy Ross at 270-234-3309.

    RELAY FOR LIFE: Mr. Gatti’s beneft

  • PHOTO: PVA speaks to Retirees

    Hardin County PVA Danny Hutcherson spoke to the Kentucky Public Retirees - Lincoln Trail Chapter. The group will meet at 11:30 a.m. April 13 at Golden Corral in Elizabethtown with Lisa Pullin of Intrepid Home Health, speaker.

  • PHOTO: No cabin fever in the playhouse

    Velma Wells and her daughter, June Whitlock, got creative during the recent snowstorms. They stitched together a 90x36-inches playhouse – much to the delight of Velma’s granddaughters. The fabric covered a table, making a perfect hideaway for Ava Legaspi, above, who was celebrating a birthday. The windows were made of sheer material; the door knobs were painted buttons. The flowers were made of “yo-yo”

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    Gone from the landscape of many schools today is the old-fashioned spelling bee. Count us among those lamenting its demise.
    While some elementary school classes might have a spelling bee, to our knowledge, there is no school-wide spelling bee at either South Christian or Pembroke Elementary
    Back in my school days, the classroom spelling bee to determine who would represent each class in the overall spelling bee was a big deal. Teachers promoted it and students considered it a major achievement to advance to the district-wide spelling bee.

  • Community Calendar - March 25, 2015

    Boyhood Home closed
    The Boyhood Home Unit at Knob Creek, part of the Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park is now closed due to construction. For more information, visit www.nps.gov/abli.

    FREE CLASS: Color Analysis

  • PHOTOS: No end to Olaf

    Saturday’s Extension Expo drew several hundred people, including many who wanted characters painted on their faces. Olaf, the snowman on Disney’s Frozen, was a popular choice. Heaven Carpenter, daughter of Shane and Candis Carpenter; and Adyson Parker, daughter of Christopher and Kristi Parker, show off their face-paint.

  • PHOTO: Bunco battles cancer

    Freedom Angels Relay for Life team hosted a Bunco on March 20. There were six tables of players who had a good time for a good cause. The next Bunco will be 6:30 p.m. April 3 at Sunrise Manor Adult Daycare, 80 Philips Lane, Hodgenville.