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Today's News

  • SOCCER: Nunn leads Lady Hawks to win

    When North Hardin hosts LaRue County on Sept. 8, it’s a safe bet the Lady Trojans will do a better job of marking Gillian Nunn.

    Because on Saturday afternoon at LaRue County, the Lady Hawks’ sophomore forward did whatever she wanted against them.

    Nunn scored all her team’s goals in guiding LaRue County to a 4-1 win over its 5th Region rival.

    “They were trying to pressure us, but we had some good passes and breakaways through their defense,” said Nunn, who recorded her third multi-goal game of the young season.

  • Trooper struck on I-65

    A Kentucky state trooper working his final shift on the force was hit by a vehicle Saturday in the northbound lane of Interstate 65 afternoon while walking on the shoulder of the road to issue a speeding ticket.

    Sam Shacklette, 46, a 20-year veteran of KSP, had “about an hour left in his shift,” said KSP Post 4 spokesman Jeff Gregory. Gregory said Shacklette was scheduled to retire at midnight Saturday.

  • FOOTBALL: Hawks defeat Hart

    Junior running back Hunter Griffin caught a 44-yard touchdown from senior quarterback Caleb Sheffer with 1:17 left in the game Friday night to lift the LaRue County Hawks to a 33-28 win over the visiting Hart County Raiders.

  • New Haven mayor dies

    New Haven Mayor Bobby Johnson died Thursday after an illness following surgery.

    City Clerk Linda Mattingly said he passed away around noon at Flaget Memorial Hospital.

    He was in his fourth year as mayor after having served two terms on the New Haven Board of Commissioners.

    He had also been the city’s police chief for 17 years.

    “He did a great job as mayor,” Mattingly said. “He’s going to be sadly missed by our community. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family at this time.”

  • SPACE PLACE: Tiny grains of dust from way-way-outer space

    Everything around us came from an ancient swirling disk of dusk. Our sun, our planet, and the planets of our solar system all formed from the remnants of this disk. Our mountains, our animals, and even us humans came from the sun that formed from this disk. Nobody on Earth has ever handled anything that came from anywhere else.

  • Fundraisers planned for firefighters

    By Calen McKinney

    Central Kentucky News-Journal

     

    They remain in a Louisville hospital receiving treatment, but reports are they are improving each day.

    Firefighter Tony Grider is still in critical condition and Alex Quinn is in stable condition after they were shocked last Thursday afternoon when they got too close to a power line after helping Campbellsville University students with an ALS ice bucket challenge.

  • PHOTO:Heartland Baby Contest winner

     Brentley Williams, the 17-month-old grandson of Randy and Janice Williams, and son of Micha and Harley Williams of Elizabethtown, was the winner of the 13-24 month baby contest at the Heartland Baby Contest on Aug. 23. He's held by his grandfather, Randy.

  • PHOTO: Black Color Day

     Hodgenville Elementary kindergarten students in Tracy Tharp’s class celebrated Color Days. Students read a color book, learned a color song, made a color puppet and did a writing activity for each color. Above, Lily Edlin and Carlos Coffman showed off their black hats for Black Show and Tell.

  • Johnson named fair board president

    The LaRue County Fair Board selected a new president, vice president and treasurer Aug. 19 after accepting letters of resignation from Terry L. Cruse and MaDonna Hornback, respectively.
    Steve Johnson, who was serving as vice president and is also city police chief, was elected to serve out the remainder of Cruse’s term. Bob DeVary was elected vice president; and Sandy Bell was elected to fulfill Hornback’s term.

  • Judge rules in Sanders' case

    The special judge handling the DUI case of LaRue County Schools Superintendent Samuel D. Sanders has ruled against three motions brought by his attorney.
    The case will not be dismissed – the dash camera footage will not be suppressed – and Sanders’ statements on the night of his arrest will be admissible in court.