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Today's News

  • ANNIVERSARY: Jeffrey and Lisa Stanfield

    Jeffrey and Lisa Stanfield were married Oct. 16, 2010.

    They celebrated their first anniversary with a trip to Cumberland Falls.

  • Diabetes classes planned at Extension Office

    The LaRue County Cooperative Extension Service is teaming up with the Lincoln Trail District Health Department to hold a series of four weekly classes on “Taking Ownership of Your Diabetes.”

    In Kentucky, about 366,000 adults have diagnosed diabetes and an estimated 226,000 adults have been diagnosed with pre-diabetes and are at very high risk for developing the disease.

    About 25 percent of Kentucky's Medicaid budget goes toward treating the complications of type 2 diabetes.

  • FOOTBALL: Hawks prevail over E'town

    Senior halfback Cody Thompson had 2.5 sacks, returned a fourth-quarter kickoff for a score and carried the ball 22 times for 354 yards and four more touchdowns as the LaRue County Hawks clinched a home playoff berth with a 57-44 win Friday night at Class 3-A, District 3 rival Elizabethtown.

    The host Panthers (0-8 overall, 0-2 district) took the lead twice in the fourth quarter on a pair of conversion receptions from senior Matt Morgan, who caught 16 passes for 204 yards and four touchdowns. However, Thompson answered immediately the next time the Hawks touched the ball.

  • Office of Employment offers online resumes

    To make it easier for job seekers to
    search for career opportunities, the Kentucky Office of Employment and
    Training (OET) has launched a new job-match system. The new tool,
    provided at no cost, helps users create a professionally formatted
    resume highlighting transferable skills from life experiences and work

  • COLUMN: Real love is from God

  • Boil Water Advisory LIFTED

    A boil water advisory has been lifted for residents living on KY 210 (Campbellsville Road).

    Green/Taylor Water District had a water main break and about 40 homes were notified of the advisory Tuesday.

    Areas affected were Poplar Grove Road to LaRue County line; A.C. Underwood Road, Skaggs Road, Corinth Road and Hibernia Ridge.

    A spokesman for LaRue County Water District #1 said the advisory was lifted Thursday afternoon.

  • Absentee ballots must be returned by Nov. 7

    Although the Nov. 8 election is still several days away, many voters across Kentucky have already cast their ballots. State law provides opportunities for voters to cast absentee ballots through Nov. 7.

    In LaRue County, the process is simple: Go to County Clerk Linda Carter’s office at the courthouse and tell the worker you would like to cast an absentee ballot. They’ll ask a few questions and assist you with paperwork. You sit at a table, mark the ballot and feed it into a voting machine to be scanned.

    That’s it.

  • Lincoln Days Float Winners
  • PHOTO: LaRue County High School Class of 1960

  • Stephanie Burba named Homecoming candidate for WKU

    Twenty students are competing to become Western Kentucky University’s 2011 Homecoming queen.

    Among the contenders is Stephanie Burba, a biology/science and math education major from Magnolia. She is the daughter of Glen and Robin Burba and is sponsored by Phi Sigma Pi.

    Burba is also a recipient of a Science and Math Alliance for Recruitment and Retention of Teachers Scholarship. It provides $10,000 for the last two years of the teacher’s education program at WKU.