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Today's News

  • PHOTO: Johnson speaks to retirees

     Dennis Johnson, president and CEO of Hardin Memorial Health spoke at the April 14 meeting of Kentucky Public Retirees, Lincoln Trail Chapter. He updated the group on the growth of the hospital which covers 10 counties. The Lincoln Trail Chapter of KPR meets 11:30 a.m. on the second Monday of each month at Ryan's Family Steak House in Elizabethtown.

  • TENNIS: LaRue defeats Fort Knox

    TENNIS

    BOYS’ PREP

    April 25

    LARUE COUNTY 4, FORT KNOX 1

    University Drive Park in Elizabethtown

    Singles

    Alex Best (L) defeated Thomas Constantino (FK), 6-1, 6-1

    John Michael Lawler (L) defeated Derick Gullick (FK), 6-1, 6-3

    Rylee Greenwell (L) defeated Joseph Ament (FK), 6-2, 6-2

    Doubles

    Holden Blair /Cole Constant (LC) defeated

    Robert Bell/Will Ostlund (FK) defeated Holden Blair/Cole Constant (L), 3-6, 6-7, 5-7

    TENNIS

    GIRL’ PREP

  • COLUMN: This old barn belonged to Mr. Goff

    This old barn is located on Stiles Ford Road, on a farm owned by Earl Howell. The farm was previously owned by Ezra and Hazle Goff, the uncle and aunt of Earl’s late wife, Jean.

  • Sunrise Volunteers: Singing hymns and spiritual songs

    SUNRISE VOLUNTEERS

    I have received a few phone calls inquiring if volunteers help in the spiritual needs of residents at Sunrise Manor Nursing Home. Yes, we do.

    Volunteers run three spiritual activities every week, lasting about one hour each.

  • Ivy Brown named USAToday/American Family Insurance Kentucky Girls’ Basketball State Player of the Year

     Ivy Brown was on a bus Thursday en route to New York for the LaRue County senior trip when she picked up her phone and checked Twitter.

    It wasn’t exactly in the most official manner, but it caught her eye when she read she had been named the USAToday/American Family Insurance Kentucky Girls’ Basketball State Player of the Year.

    Brown is the second area senior to earn a State Player of the Year award this school year from USA Today. John Hardin lineman Matt Elam, a Kentucky signee, earned the football honor.

  • PHOTO: Big Brothers Big Sisters at Rotary
  • STUDENT ESSAY: Food Nanny

    Governments have always tried to placate their citizenries by pledging to solve problems, but their attempts only serve to exacerbate the problems they set out to fix.

  • PHOTO: Eastridge wins junior golf event

    Taylor Eastridge won the Louisville Metro Parks Junior Tour Golf event for ages 15-18.

  • BASEBALL: Hawks winless in tourney

    LARUE COUNTY GOES 0-3. The Hawks went winless in the Breast Cancer Awareness Invitational at Marion County.

    LaRue County (5-18) lost to Washington County, 6-3 and Marion County, 4-3 on Saturday, and fell to Allen County-Scottsville, 5-4 on Friday.

    n After tying the game at 2 in the top of the sixth, Washington County scored four runs in the seventh to beat the Hawks.

    Junior Koy Lindsey went 3-for-4 with two singles and a double, while freshman Matheo Lynn singled, scored a run and drove in a run.

  • COLUMN: Stock trailer maintenance prevents injury, liability

    Hauling animals is an integral part of most livestock operations. Whether cattle or other livestock are hauled to the local livestock market or to a different pasture, ensuring that proper transportation practices are used can prevent injury.

    Reducing hauling stress and injury can lead to more profitable operations (especially with the high price of most livestock now). To do this, trailer maintenance is critical. Let's consider some guidelines suggested by the National Cattlemen's Beef Associations Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) program.