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Today's News

  • BASEBALL: Hawks looking for consistency behind the plate

    Hawks head baseball coach Eric Allen is counting on shoring up team defense and more consistency at the plate to point his LaRue County High School squad in the winning direction.

    The Hawks, with four wins scattered among 12 losses through last week, are suffering the growing pains of a young team. In such a situation, Allen said the willingness to keep working hard to improve takes on more importance than the win-loss column.

  • BASEBALL: Hawks fall to Green

    What LaRue County coach Eric Allen saw from the Hawks in the seventh inning is what he wants to see the entire game.

    Trailing by three runs, the Hawks mounted a furious comeback, getting a two-run single from freshman Briar Holt and loading the bases before the visiting Green County Dragons managed to escape with a 4-3 victory in an 18th District game.

  • PHOTO: First haircut

    Raylee Hart-Preston, the 2-year-old daughter of Vincent and Amanda Hart-Preston, cooperated with stylist LaDona Childress for her first haircut on Saturday. Raylee’s mom, aunt and cousin had their first haircuts at Childress’ salon – and all came to watch Raylee’s milestone.

  • Senator Gibson's Frankfort Update

    Senator Carroll Gibson’s Legislative Update

     

    The second week of April is the last week of the Governor’s 10-day veto period. The 14th and 15th, both chambers return to Frankfort and take up any final action on bills, including the budget bills, if there are disagreements with the Governor’s potential vetoes. During this period, it is quiet around the capitol. This week several members came to Frankfort to meet about pending legislation, and continue to discuss the Road Plan, which has not yet come to the floor for a vote.

  • Tennis results

    Tennis Results

    April10

    Boys

    MARION COUNTY 5, LARUE COUNTY 0

    Singles

    Alex Spalding (MC) def. Preston Howell (LC), 6-1, 6-0

    Ryker Cassidy (MC) def. Alex Best (LC), 6-0, 6-0

    Colby Hood (MC) def. Cole Constant (LC), 6-1, 6-0

    Doubles

    Michael Spalding/Trevor Hood (MC) def. Kyler Hart/Trevor Sanders (LC), 7-6 (7-5), 7-6 (7-4)

    Bryce Spalding/Hank Hardin (MC) def. Michael Brey/John Michael Lawler (LC), 6-3, 4-6, 10-7

  • School board to meet in special session

    The LaRue County School Board will meet 7 p.m. Monday, April 14 at Central Office in special session to discuss taking action against Superintendent Sam Sanders.

    No audience comments will be taken.

    The agenda is as follows:

    Agenda

    April 14, 2014

    7:00 p.m.

    Special-Called Meeting

    Larue County Board of Education Office

     

  • ENGAGEMENT: Patsy Thomas and J.T. Meers III

     The children and grandchildren of Patsy Thomas and J.T. Meers III announce the marriage of their parents and grandparents.

    The ceremony will be 12:30 p.m. April 27, 2014, at Buffalo Baptist Church.

    Family and friends are invited.

  • KSP dispatching for KDFWR

     On April 1, Kentucky State Police telecommunicators started providing dispatching service to 131 Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources Conservation Officers throughout the state.

    According to Lt. Col. Jack Miniard, director of the KSP Operations Division, KDFWR approached KSP last fall regarding the new arrangement.

  • Farm Bureau seeks 'Farmer of the Year'

    The 2014 Kentucky Farm Bureau “Farmer of the Year” application process is now open, and the organization is seeking the Commonwealth’s finest nominees for this prestigious award.

  • Seward named Employee of the Month

    Mary Seward has been selected as the April Employee of the Month for Nationwide Uniform.

    She has been employed with Nationwide since November 1977 and is under the supervision of JoAnn Pearman in the trouser department.

    She will receive an award for her dedication and service.