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Today's News

  • BASEBALL: Hawks win one, lose two

    The LaRue County Hawks dropped two and won one at home last week.

    THe Hawks fell 5-7 March 13 in eight innings to Campbellsville; defeated John Hardin 7-6 March 14; and lost 2-10 to Warren Central on March 15.

    John Hardin

    The Hawks led 6-0 after the first inning and were up 7-0 when the Bulldogs scored six runs in the last two innings.

    LaRue County escaped a bases-loaded jam in the seventh.

  • Camp Invention returns to ALES

    In partnership with the National Inventors Hall of Fame, LaRue County is will offer the nationally-acclaimed Camp Invention program to children entering grades one through six. It’s a weeklong summer adventure in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) that’s all about big ideas. Children will work together to seek innovative solutions to real-world problems and sharpen critical 21st century learning skills as they rotate through four modules that reinvent summer fun.

  • Motorcycle crashed on Ky. 224

     A Cecilia man escaped serious injury March 11 when he lost control of the motorcycle he was driving.

    Mark L. Post, 64, was driving a 2011 Harley-Davidson FLH Series motorcycle south on Ky. 224 outside Upton about 11 a.m., according to LaRue County Deputy Robby Brownfield.

    Post “entered the right hand curve at a higher rate of speed than the curve was rated for,” and laid it down, said Brownfield. The motorcycle came to rest in the ditch line on the left side of the roadway. It was extensively damaged; Post towed it home.

  • Magnolia woman injured in crash

     A Magnolia woman was injured March 11 in a single-vehicle crash.

    Mary Lynn Garr, 19, was driving a 2001 Toyota Corolla north on Greensburg Road outside Mount Sherman about 7:45 a.m., according to LaRue County Deputy Russell McCoy.

    Garr lost control of the vehicle, and it crossed the centerline, struck an earthen embankment, hit on the hood and landed upright in the ditch, partially blocking the roadway.

  • Honor Flight applications accepted

     Eastern Kentucky veterans who were unable to take advantage of Honor Flight Bluegrass’ trips out of the Louisville airport because of distance now have the chance to join the flights out of Blue Grass Airport in Lexington.

    Honor Flight Bluegrass is seeking veterans for the first Honor Flight to depart from Lexington’s Blue Grass Airport. The flight, or mission, is set for June 6, - the 70th anniversary of D-Day, the Allies’ massive landing on the Normandy beaches that helped turn the tide of World War II.

  • PHOTOS: Silly Sock Day

    Hodgenville Elementary School kindergarten students celebrated Dr. Seuss Week by wearing silly socks, giving a nod to “Hop on Pop” and “Fox in Socks.”

  • Charie Glenn named Employee of Month at Nationwide

    Charie Glenn has been selected as the March Employee of the Month for Nationwide Uniform.

    She has been employed with Nationwide since March 2011 and is under the supervision of Sandy Wheeler in the shipping department. She will receive an award for her dedication and service.

  • PHOTO: The eagle has landed

    Stephanie Rowe snapped these photos of a young American bald eagle off New Jackson Highway.

  • COLUMN: Children: Setting limits, offering praise

     All parents want their children to grow up to be responsible, self-sufficient adults, but the teenage years can be rocky for parents and children. It’s during this time that children often test parents’ limits and start requesting things like cell phones, later curfews and less adult supervision. This is also the time when many parents have to decide where they stand on many issues, financially and morally, and learn how to graciously and responsibly let go.

  • 4-H Calendar - March 19, 2014

    Shooting Sports
    The 4-H Shooting Sports Club will meet 6:30 p.m. March 20 at 6:30 p.m. at the New Haven Gun Club.

    Talent Show
    The 4-H Talent Show will be 6:30 p.m. March 21 at the LaRue County Extension office. Acts must pre-register by noon on March 21 by calling 270-358-3401.

    Explorers
    The 4-H Arts & Crafts Explorers Club will meet 3:30-5 p.m. March 26 at the Extension office.

    Dog Club
    The 4-H Dog Club will meet 3:30-4:45 p.m. March 27 at the Extension office.

    Poster contest deadline