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Today's News

  • Governor signs concussion bill into law

    Governor Steve Beshear, joined by Rep. Joni Jenkins and school and athletics officials, last month ceremonially signed legislation to protect students who participate in athletics, particularly those who may suffer concussions.

  • Balanced Senate postal reform is best solution

    Now that the U.S. Senate has passed bipartisan S 1789 to reform the ailing U.S. Postal Service, critics are trying to disable the bill on its way to the House. Both postal unions and USPS want more for their side, and some Republicans mistakenly believe the bill burdens taxpayers.

    Unfortunately, Kentucky Senators Mitch McConnell and Rand Paul both bought into that logic and opposed 1789.

  • Campbellsville University tennis team claims national title

     A long season hit a new peak Friday as Campbellsville University men's tennis claimed its first-ever national championship in the National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) Tournament at the Mobile Copeland-Cox Tennis Center. Campbellsville (19-6) went 5-0 on the week and won the championship with a 5-1 victory over Spring Arbor University, Michigan.

  • Diabetes Coalition and support groups meet

     Hardin & LaRue Diabetes Coalition

    The Hardin & LaRue Diabetes Coalition will meet 6 p.m. June 5 at the LaRue County Extension Office, Old E’town Road, Hodgenville. It is open to anyone with interest in early diagnosis, reduction of complications, prevention and elimination of diabetes. For more information or to register for classes, contact Melissa Conder at 769-1601, Ext. 1035.

     

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  • PHOTO: Lady Hawks Softball Team

     Members of the Lady Hawks Softball Team are front from left, Coach Katie Wheatley, Courtney Johnson, Kayla Skaggs, Brittany Enlow, Bethany Skaggs, Megan Smith, Kayla Nunn, Peyton Gardner, Brigitte Skaggs, Coach Jessie Shartzer; back,  Coach Kyle Baker, Jill Hughes, Delany Eastridge, Shakeya Washington, Trishtian Cruse, Sierra Mullins, Emillee Cundiff, Mallory Skaggs, Haleigh Gregory and Head Coach Aaron Howell.

  • Kelton Ford makes Kentucky Junior All-Stars

     Kelton “Putt Putt” Ford, a junior point guard for the LaRue County Hawks was invited to try out for the Kentucky Junior All Star team.

    Tryouts were held May 6 at Georgetown College and included some of the top junior basketball players in the state.

    Ford was selected to play with the Kentucky Junior All-Stars who will scrimmage the Kentucky Senior All-Star team in Lexington on June 4 and the Indiana Junior All-Stars on June 15 in Indianapolis.

  • Unemployed veterans eligible for new job training assistance

     Elizabethtown Community and Technical College and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs are working together to make military veterans aware of new job training benefits available to them.

    Last November Congress passed the VOW to Hire Heroes Act, which includes the Veterans Retraining Assistance Program for unemployed veterans age 35-60. Scheduled to start July 1, VRAP offers training assistance in high-demand occupations to 99,000 unemployed veterans over two years-45,000 from July 1-Sept. 30, and 54,000 next year.

  • Campbellsville University students serve in summer ministries

     Campbellsville University students are serving across Kentucky and across the globe during summer break. Students are serving at various church camps, interning in a church, serving on ministry teams and serving overseas.

    Caleb Phelps, a senior of Hodgenville, will serve as association pastor at South Fork Baptist Church in LaRue County.

    Chris Mills, a  freshman of  Magnolia, will serve  with KY Changers - NYC.

  • Hodgenville man receives pharmacy degree

     Charles E. Upton Jr., son of Charles and Linda Kay Upton of Hodgenville, was awarded a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy at the university-wide Commencement held May 8.

    The UK College of Pharmacy honored 148 students at the 2012 Graduation Recognition Ceremony May 4 at the UK Singletary Center for the Arts.

    Upton was one of 127 students awarded the degree.

  • REUNIONS - May 16, 2012

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