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Today's News

  • Magnolia man sentenced to 30 years

    A Magnolia man pleaded guilty April 22 in Grayson Circuit Court to burglarizing a Clarkson residence – while the homeowners were attending the funeral of their son.
    James G. Parrett, 45, admitted to the June 2012 burglary and was sentenced to 30 years. He is not eligible for probation and must serve a minimum of 10 years in prison before he is eligible to seek parole.
    Parrett has prior felony convictions for theft, burglary and drug possession.  Parrett’s co-defendant, Timothy D. Terry, pled guilty and was sentenced to 25 years in prison in March.

  • PHOTO: First Communion

    Second-graders at Saint Catherine Academy, New Haven, received their first communion on April 26.

  • Sisters to celebrate birthdays Sunday

    Imogene Williams will celebrate her 90th birthday Sunday, May 3, at the home of her sister, Juanita Sprowls, 1796 Goodin Williams Road, Hodgenville.

    Family and friends may stop by between 2:30 and 5 p.m. No gifts requested.

  • BASEBALL: Robert Thompson's leadership role

    Over the last 18 years working with the LaRue County High School Athletic Department, I have had the privilege to witness outstanding play, and be associated with some tremendous student-athletes. During that time I have also had the opportunity to coach many great athletes who have a special place in my heart. 

  • Lady Hawk Jill Hughes: It's all about the team

    Throughout sports history successful programs have adopted the TEAM (Together Everyone Achieves More) concept. For junior Lady Hawk Softball player Jill Hughes, it’s all about the team. 

    As a youngster Hughes was surrounded by baseball and softball as she would attend her dad’s (Eric Hughes, former head baseball coach at LaRue County High School) games, along with her older brother (Cole Hughes), as well as her own softball games. Through these experiences she quickly learned the team concept.

  • PHOTO: Saint Catherine, Confirmation

    Eighth-grade candidates from Saint Catherine Academy, New Haven, received the sacrament of Confirmation April 21 at St. Vincent De Paul Church. From left, Zack Culver, Madison Head, Josie Hamilton, Jerry Wimsett, Abby Hicks, Emily Snellen, Amelia Watkins and Kendrick Mahoney.

  • PHOTOS: Chamber of Commerce Golf Scramble
  • PHOTO: Another win for Griffin

    Griffin Dulak, a freshman at LaRue County High School, competed at Flo Eastern World Championships in Knoxville, Tennessee. He placed second in the wrestling tournament.

  • Forty participate in HES' archery club

    Remember those days of yore when Robin Hood, taking careful aim with his long bow, shot an arrow that split his opponent’s arrow shaft dead center of the target’s bullseye?

    Hodgenville Elementary School’s fourth and fifth grade students may not have attained that level of expertise, but they are having fun learning about archery in a safe manner.

    Teacher Laura Kudrna said enjoyment is a big part of the 40-member club’s goal.

  • PHOTO: Wolf signs with Campbellsville University

    LaRue County High School senior Rachel Wolf signed to play women’s soccer at NAIA Campbellsville University. Seated, from left, are mother Leslie and Wolf. Standing are Campbellsville assistant Ashley Corum and Campbellsville coach Thom Jones.