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Today's News

  • Relay for Life sponsors Survivor Dinner

     For the second year, the LaRue County Relay for Life County Committee is sponsoring a dinner to honor those in the community who count themselves as cancer survivors.

    About 100 invitations were mailed this past week to known survivors, but the actual number of survivors is unknown in the county, according to Survivor Chair Kathy Ross.

  • PHOTO: Ian Mather with Mob Line

     Ian Mather, student at the Savannah College of Art and Design and LCHS 2011 graduate, competed as part of SCAD's improv group Mobb Line in the south regional College Improv Tournament. Mather and eight other actors participated in the Atlanta competition to earn a spot in the national finals in Chicago in March. Mather and Mobb Line won the Atlanta competition in a unanimous vote of the judges. Above, Mather (far left) with his improv group and directors.

  • Speech team is 'most efficient'

    The LaRue County High School Speech team won an award for efficiency this weekend at the state championship hosted by the Kentucky Educational Speech and Drama Association in Lexington.

    The team placed fourth overall – despite having fewer than half of the entries of several competing schools.

    This is LaRue’s second time in three years winning the squad efficiency award, which is given every year to the team whose individual students average the most points toward the overall sweepstakes totals. 

  • GIRLS' BASKETBALL: Region draws

    GREENSBURG - For the first time in five seasons, there will be a different championship game pairing in the Girls' 5th Region Basketball Tournament.

    At Sunday morning's draw meeting for the eight-team, single-elimination tournament, the Elizabethtown Lady Panthers and the Marion County Lady

  • Civililan furloughs could affect thousands at Fort Knox

    If government spending is slashed next Friday, thousands of Fort Knox workers could make cuts in their own spending, dampening the business climate in Hardin County.

    Planning for the potential trigger for sequestration, Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta said the Defense Department’s civilian workers could face furloughs, losing one day of work per week for up to 22 weeks.

  • Hawks are District Champs

     MUNFORDVILLE — LaRue County senior point guard Kelton Ford had a game-high 22 points to go along with seven rebounds and a game-high six assists as he led the top-seeded Hawks to a 65-49 win over the second-seeded Caverna Colonels on Friday night in the championship game of the Boys’ 18th District Basketball Tournament at Hart County.

  • LADY HAWKS ARE DISTRICT CHAMPS

      MUNFORDVILLE — LaRue County junior wing Ivy Brown scored 19 of her game-high 32 points in the final 15:03 as the top-seeded Lady Hawks pulled away from the third-seeded Caverna Lady Colonels, 61-40 on Friday night in the championship game of the Girls’ 18th District Basketball Tournament at Hart County.

  • Sunrise Volunteers executive board meets

     The executive board of Sunrise Manor Volunteers met Feb. 5.

    The meeting was called to order by President Rita Smith. Also present were Ruth Ann Brown, LaDean Self, Peggy Edwards, Tickle Ragland, Sally Rineker and Emogene Gardner.

    Minutes were approved and treasury report was given by Edwards. Brown reported four funerals with 53 volunteers in attendance.

    The semi-annual meeting will be 6:30 p.m. April 23. The meal will be provided by Sunrise Manor.

  • Land of Lincoln Planning and Zoning Changes - Jan. 2013

     Land of Lincoln Planning and Zoning Permits and Rezonings

    Information compiled from Land of Lincoln Planning and Zoning records

    Jan. 4 - James Lemons, Miller Road, Hodgenville, storage, post

    Jan. 7 - Karen Weaver, Bennett Road, Buffalo, conditional use permit

    Jan. 10 - Melba Bennett, Gardner Road, Buffalo, land division – plat

    Jan. 15 - Alex Dohn, Leafdale Road, Hodgenville, land division – plat

  • Benningfield takes lead in 'The Marriage of Figaro'

     Brittany Benningfield will have the lead role in W.A. Mozart’s comic opera “The Marriage of Figaro,” which will be presented March 1-3 by the UK Opera Theatre at the Lexington Opera House.

    The daughter of Ron and Sheryl Benningfield of Hodgenville, Benningfield plays the Countess in the opera composed in 1786 which recounts a single "day of madness" in the palace of the Count Almaviva near Seville, Spain.