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Today's News

  • Record-breaking Lady Hawks defeat Washington County, Campbellsville to cap regular season

    BY KENDRICK BRYAN

    CORRESPONDENT

    Sisters Lyndsay and Valerie Whitlock were able to have a two-game senior sendoff as the LaRue County Lady Hawks ended the regular season with a pair of home contests.

    On Feb. 14, the 19th District’s Washington County Commanderettes visited Hodgenville and the Lady Hawks hosted the 20th District’s Campbellsville Lady Eagles on Feb. 17.

    Washington County

  • COLUMN: Believe and behave the gospel

    A preacher once said, "My people believe the gospel, but many of them don't behave the gospel."
    Admiring truth is not enough. Doctrine and duty ought to go side-by-side. Belief and behavior should never be separated. Our lives must match our profession if we are to make an impression upon a lost world in our day.
    Every great doctrine of the Bible makes a practical demand upon our lives. If we say we believe the doctrines, then we need to obey them.

  • Chiks in the Stiks weekend offered by Barren River Lake

    Barren River Lake State Resort Park will host the “Chiks in the Stiks” Weekend March 18-20.

    This weekend is for women interested in learning more about the outdoors.

    There will be lessons on fishing, archery, fire building, complete with s’mores, hiking and a golf clinic with the park’s PGA Professional Carmello Benassi.

    This package is $149 ($189 for shared room) plus tax and includes a lodge room for two nights, all the activities, breakfast on Saturday and Sunday morning and dinner on Saturday night.  

  • Ronnie Chelf recognized by KSBA

    Ronnie Chelf, member of the LaRue County School Board of Education, has completed training required to attain a special recognition from the Kentucky School Boards Association.

    Chelf has achieved Level Five Certification in KSBA's Academy of Studies.  Earning higher Academy of Studies certification means that Kentucky school board members have completed a series of specific courses and/or participation in association leadership training. Level One is the initial certification degree and Level Five is the most advanced.

  • DISCOVER LARUE: Time to update club listings

    Adoption Support

  • ENGAGEMENT: Lora Priddy and Shaun Bowen

    Lora Priddy and Shaun Bowen announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    The wedding will be 6:30 p.m. March 4, 2011, at Magnolia Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Reception will follow in the church Fellowship Hall.

    No gifts requested.

    All friends and relatives invited.

  • DEER HARVEST: 10-pointer

    Dale Lewis of Buffalo harvested this 10-point buck with a 300 mini mag rifle during Modern Gun Season in November. The deer weighed 200 pounds.

  • Latham accepts teaching position

    Sarah Latham, a veterinary technician at the LaRue County Animal Clinic, has joined the staff at Brown Mackie College in Louisville. She has accepted a position as veterinary technician instructor.

    Latham is pictured with LCAC mascot, Socket.

  • Officers search for motorcyclist who eluded them

    Officers are searching for a person who eluded them on motorcycle and on foot Thursday night.

    According to Acting Chief Steve Johnson of Hodgenville City Police, a man driving a motorcycle – described as a noisy “crotch rocket” – ignored Officer Robby Brownfield’s attempt to stop him in downtown Hodgenville.

    “We’ve had a lot of complaints about the noise,” Johnson said.

  • OPINION: Kentucky open primaries may not be the best solution

    THE KENTUCKY STANDARD EDITORIAL BOARD

    Senate Bill 41, sponsored by Sen. Jimmy Higdon, R-Lebanon, has passed the Senate and has been sent to the House for approval.

    If passed the bill would allow those registered as Independent to vote in party primaries traditionally held in May.