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Today's News

  • SOFTBALL: Lady Hawks win 3-of-4

    The Lady Hawks won Monday and had two wins and a loss last week.
    The team defeated Hart County 13-4 on April 17 and Caverna 9-0 on April 19 before falling to East Robertson, Tenn., in four innings April 20 in the Greenwood Border Battle. Monday, they defeated Caverna 5-1.
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    Sophomore Brigitte Skaggs had three hits and two RBIs and sophomore Courtney Johnson was a homer short of the cycle as the visiting Lady Hawks (7-13 overall, 1-2 18th District) routed district foe Hart County.

  • LaRue County deputy arrested, felony charges filed by KSP detective

    A LaRue County deputy sheriff was arrested Wednesday by Kentucky State Police and was jailed on two felony charges as well as one count of official misconduct.

    Joshua Matthew Darst, 31, of Clarkson, a six-year veteran of the LaRue County Sheriff's Department, is accused of keeping a stolen motorcycle that he recovered while working as a deputy. The KSP official statement issued after midnight Thursday claims Darst altered the motorcycle's appearance "in an attempt to mask its identity" from the owner.

  • 'Cornbread Mafia' author to have book-signing at Lincolns Loft

     James Higdon, author of “The Cornbread Mafia” will have a book signing 5 p.m. April 30 at Lincolns Loft, 25 Lincoln Square, Hodgenville.

    The book deals with the largest homegrown marijuana syndicate in American history – the Cornbread Mafia.

    Higdon, the first journalist subpoenaed under the Obama administration to answer questions about federal fugitive Johnny Boone, will be available to read, answer questions and sign books.

    For more information, call the bookstore at 358-0124

  • COLUMN: Is your conscience expandable?

     Your word have I hidden in my heart that I might not sin. Psalm 119:11

    Ever hear of a pitcher plant?

    It attracts insects with its bright colors. Once inside, the insects lose their footing and slide down a sugarcoated tube into a liquid that drowns them.

    Satan does that too. He sugarcoats the way to ruin and before you know it, you’re hooked.

  • Man suspected in theft of checks, jewelry

    A Bardstown man is suspected of forging thousands of dollars in checks and selling jewelry from a Hodgenville burglary.

    Stuart Brent Kirtley, 30, was arrested Tuesday, April 16 after a Cox’s Creek man complained his checkbook had been stolen the day before.

    According to a press release, Bardstown Police discovered that 12 checks had been forged. Eleven were cashed for a total of $4,255.

    Bardstown Police recovered the stolen checkbook.

  • No injuries reported in downtown wreck

    Hodgenville City Police investigated a two-vehicle crash that occurred about 6 p.m. Tuesday.
    Danny Rock, 55, of Slack Road, was driving a 2005 Chevrolet Silverado on E. Forest when he pulled into the path of a 2012 Toyota driven by Ronald Smith, 67, of White City Road.
    Rock's truck overturned upon impact, coming to rest on its side in the intersection.
    LaRue County EMS responded to the scene but no one was transported to the hospital, according to Chief Steve Johnson.

  • SpringHaven cancels GRACE Conference

    SpringHaven domestic violence shelter has canceled its upcoming Get Real And Create Excellence women's conference, but a reality TV star still will speak in Elizabethtown as planned.

  • Lincoln Trail Career Centers accepting applications

     Lincoln Trail Career Centers are taking applications for summer and fall classes for job-seekers interested in advancing their skill sets through training opportunities. Programs vary from short-term up to two years and are available for high-skill, high-demand occupations in fields such as health care, computer and information technology, advanced manufacturing and new automotive. Financial assistance is available for those who qualify.

  • 'The Seven Last Words of Christ' presented April 30 at Campbellsville University

     Campbellsville University's School of Music will present the university's concert chorus in a performance of the cantata, “The Seven last Words of Christ,” by French composer Theodore Dubois'.

    The event will take place 8 p.m. Monday, April 30 in CU's Ransdell Chapel at 401 N. Hoskins Ave., Campbellsville.

    Dr. David Hedrick, assistant professor of music at CU, will be directing the chorus as CU's orchestra accompanies them with student soloists.

  • Brockman Center hosts informational session on master's programs

     Campbellsville University’s Porter-Bouvette School of Business and Economics will host a series of informational sessions across the Commonwealth for the Master of Business Administration and Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership programs.

    An information session is available 5-7 p.m. May 10 in Hodgenville at Campbellsville University’s Brockman Education Center, room 110, located at 813 Old Elizabethtown Road.