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Today's News

  • Patriotic Ceremonies took place around historic Sinking Spring

       In the early winter of 1808, Thomas and Nancy Lincoln and their infant daughter, Sarah, moved from Elizabethtown, Hardin County, Kentucky, to Sinking Spring Farm, located about three miles south of Robert Hodgen’s Mill, also in Hardin County, present-day LaRue County since 1843.
    Thomas actually purchased the farm, then believed to contain 300 acres, on Dec. 12, 1808, from Isaac Bush for $200 cash and the assumption of a small obligation owed to Richard Mather, an earlier titleholder.

  • Lighten Up LaRue proved to be a challenge

    Entering the final week of a 10-week “Lighten Up LaRue, Biggest Loser Challenge,” participants are finding out that healthful lifestyle changes are more important to general well-being than following a specific diet’s regimen.

  • Church Calendar - April 10, 2013

    Gospel singing to benefit family
    Haskell and Annette McCubbins (The McCubbins Family gospel singers) lost their Hart County home to fire on Jan. 6. A benefit concert will be held 7 p.m. April 13 at Elizabethtown Baptist Church, 1525 N. Miles St., Elizabethtown. No admission charge. An offering will be taken; Modern Woodmen of America will match up to $2,500 of proceeds. For more information, call Bill Twyman at 270-358-0002 or 737-2750.

    Homecoming at Three Forks of Bacon Creek

  • One-run games a pain for Lady Hawks

    LaRue County’s Lady Hawks enjoyed spring break in Fort Walton Beach but struggled on the field as they went 1-4 at the Florida Beach Bash.
    Every game was decided by one point.
    “The Beach Bash was an exciting five games for the softball team,” said head coach Aaron Howell. “Although we lost four one-run games, I believe our team vastly improved. I’m looking forward to seeing if our play in Florida continues as we enter the second half of our season.”

  • Beach Bash a learning experience for young Hawks

    The LaRue County Hawks ended spring break with a 1-3 record, losing games to Glasgow (2-5); Reynoldsberg, Ohio (0-13); and Bellbrook, Ohio (9-12) at the Florida Beach Bash in Fort Walton Beach, Fla.

  • Community Calendar

    Karaoke and dancing
    There will be karaoke and dancing 7-11 p.m. April 12 at the old square dance building, 1524 Hodgenville Road, Elizabethtown. All ages welcome. Door prizes and 50/50 drawing. No alcohol. Admission is $3 to go toward building’s rental fee. For information, call Steve and Linda Vincent at 735-5077.

    Chamber closed
    The LaRue County Chamber of Commerce will be closed April 10.

    FREE WORKSHOP: Internet for Beginners

  • Fundaisers

    Buffalo Fire Department: Photo session
    Buffalo Volunteer Fire Department will sponsor a door-to-door fundraiser asking $25 support to buy needed Air-Packs, beginning April 10. Parish Photos of Campbellsville will offer an 8x10 family portrait certificate. Photos will be made at Buffalo Fire Station. For more information, call Chief Wendell Perkins at 766-8529.

    Mount Moriah Baptist Church: Youth Group Mission Trip Yard and Bake Sale

  • James Crosswhite accepts membership in National Society of Colliegiate Scholars

    James Donnelly Crosswhite of Buffalo, Kentucky has accepted membership in The National Society of Collegiate Scholars.
    “NSCS is more than just a symbol of academic achievement. Membership gives students access to a number of amazing benefits including career and networking resources, scholarships, travel, and service projects both on campus and in the community,” said Stephen E. Loflin, NSCS Founder & Chief Executive Officer.

  • Willian's second job: Preparing playing fields for spring

    Eric DeVary, president of LaRue County Parks and Recreation board of directors, said he is thankful that Brience Willian has come on board to help prepare the park’s seven sports fields and buildings for the spring and summer sports season.
    “Jack LaRue, our treasurer, and I have been taking care of the paperwork, rentals, and cleanup, and our mowing equipment is in bad shape, so we’re glad to have Brience,” said DeVary, who, like LaRue and the other board members, volunteer their time.

  • Sports Shorts

    LaRue County Chamber of Commerce Golf Scramble
    The LaRue County Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a golf scramble on Friday, April 12, at the LaRue County Golf Course. Rain date is April 19. Entry fee is $65 individual; $260 team. Fee includes lunch, cart, beverages and all contests. Mulligans are $5 each. Shotgun start is at noon; lunch will be served at 11 a.m. Prizes include $400 plus 50 percent of jackpot, hole-in-one and door prizes. For more information, call Krista Levee at 270-358-3411.