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Today's News

  • Hawks fall to North Bullitt in Forcht Bowl

    The LaRue County Hawks drew first blood in their football opener with the North Bullitt Eagles Saturday in the Forcht Bank Classic on the campus of Campbellsville University.
    Despite an aggressive start, the Hawks fell to their former district foe 26-7.
    In the opening LaRue drive, it looked like it could be a long night for North Bullitt.
    After North Bullitt’s opening possession resulted in a punt, LaRue County went 40 yards in seven plays with Newberry covering the final five yards for the score.

  • FOOTBALL: Hawks fall to North Bullitt

    NORTH BULLITT 26, LARUE COUNTY 7

    By Chris Megginson / Campbellsville University Sports Information

  • CRASH UPDATE: Child improves, released from hospital

    Four-year-old Jacob Marksbury has returned home from a Louisville hospital less than a week after being involved in a small plane crash, a family friend said Saturday.

    His parents, Joshua and Jamie Marksbury are still hospitalized.

    The crash remains under investigation, according to the National Transportation Safety Board.

  • Sonora Days set for Aug. 26-28

    The annual Sonora Days Festival will be held Aug. 26-28.
    The festival was moved this year from June to August and in an effort to help deal with the heat, most events will be held in the grassy, more shaded areas near the churches and old elementary school.
    The weekend kicks off Friday evening with country music in front of Cardin’s ProLix.
    Competitors may register 6:30 a.m. Saturday for the 5K/3K walk/run. The event begins at 8 a.m. with lineup at the Sonora First Baptist Church parking lot. Entry fee is $15 or $20 on the day of the festival.

  • PHOTO: Adkisson visits Rotary Club

    Dave Adkisson, president and CEO of the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, was the guest of Alex LaRue, and featured speaker at the Aug. 18 Hodgenville Rotary Club luncheon. From left, Dave Adkisson, Allison Hamilton-McIntire and Alex LaRue.

  • Reception planned for retiring FSA employees

    Judy Berry and Cindy Heady, long-time employees of the Elizabethtown Farm Service Agency, are retiring.

    Berry began working for the Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service office as a temporary employee in 1987. She left in 1991 to take a position with the Park Service but returned to ASCS in 1993.

    The ASCS was merged with other agriculture agencies in 1994 to create the FSA office.

    Heady began working at the office as a temporary employee in 1987. She became a permanent employee in 1987.

  • LINCOLN DAYS: Elaine Walker, Secretary of State, to be grand marshal for parade

    Kentucky Secretary of State Elaine Nogay Walker is the 2011 grand marshal for the Lincoln Days parade.

    Walker was appointed to her position in January to fill the unexpired term of Secretary of State Trey Grayson. She previously served as the 39th mayor of Bowling Green, being elected to the post in November of 2004. She became the first mayor in the city's history to be elected to two successive terms.

  • MILITARY: Cline earns award at basic training

    Evan Cline, a senior at LaRue County High School, graduated Aug. 4 from basic training in South Carolina and earned the award of Outstanding Soldier of the Cycle. 

    Each platoon of the graduating company nominates one individual to appear before a board of cadre. Nominees are questioned on military subjects and current events. They are also judged on personal appearance and general knowledge. The board selects the one soldier who has outstanding qualities of leadership, competence, and discipline.

  • Plane crash survivors remain hospitalized

    Three members of a LaRue County family involved in a Monday afternoon plane crash remain hospitalized in Louisville.

    Pilot Joshua Marksbury, 31, his wife, Jamie, 32, and their son, Jacob, 4, were injured when the single-engine plane crashed shortly after take-off next to  Abraham Lincoln Elementary School on U.S. 31E.

    Jimmy Shaw, brother of Jamie Marksbury, said Thursday afternoon all three family members remain in Louisville hospitals. He said he preferred not to discuss specific injuries.

  • Bluegrass Cellular offers $1,000 for driving PSA

    As part of Bluegrass Cellular’s wireless safety initiative, “Drive Now Text L8R,” the company is challenging central Kentucky high school students to create a video public service announcement about the dangers of distracted driving.

    The Drive Now Text L8R PSA contest is open to students attending high school in the 40-county Bluegrass Cellular service area. PSAs must be received by Sept. 30. A panel of judges will rate the PSAs on creativity, originality and consistency of the Drive Now Text L8R message theme.