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Today's News

  • Volunteers needed for LaRue County Reads

     One of the largest volunteer programs at Abraham Lincoln Elementary is its LaRue County Reads group.

    Formed about eight years ago, this group of volunteer readers range in age from high school age to senior citizens. They dedicate a minimum of 30 minutes a week to read with a preselected student and often take on at least two children to mentor if their schedule allow.

  • Concerts to benefit Addie

     A Louisville bar is hosting two benefit concerts next month — one of which features a prominent country star — to help recoup financial losses for an Elizabethtown toddler fighting cancer.

    Nick Nowinski, owner of Baxter’s 942 Bar & Grill, has booked country musician Gary Allan for a show at 6 p.m. March 25. Doors open at 4 p.m. and an opening act takes the stage at 5 p.m., he said.

  • Food Check Out Week: Feb. 16-22

     Kentucky Farm Bureau leaders across the state are celebrating national “Food Check-Out Week,” Feb. 16-22, to mark the time of year when the average American has earned enough income to meet his or her annual cost of food.

  • PHOTO: Rep. Meredith greets Leadership class

     State Representative Michael Meredith met with members of the Leadership LaRue class last week in Frankfort. From left, Martha Read, Michelle Rogers, Missy Milby, Angel French, Jason Detre, Krista Levee, Hazel Hinton, Meredith, Teleana Davis, Paul Richey, Kayla Moore, Nathan Highbaugh and Chad Puyear.

  • PHOTO: Leadership LaRue meets Jerry Abramson

     Kentucky Lieutenant Governor JerryEdwin Abramsonmet with members of the Leadership LaRue class last week in Frankfort. From left, Nathan Highbaugh, Paul Richey, Hazel Hinton, Jason Detre, Missy Milby, Abramson, Joanna Hinton, Krista Levee, Michelle Rogers, Martha Read, Angel French, Teleana Davis and Kayla Moore.

  • PHOTO: Scholarship winners
  • Several graduate from Western Kentucky University

     Several local students earned degrees in December from Western Kentucky University.

    They are:

    Katie L. Brown, Buffalo, Bachelor of Science

    Jeffrey Carson, Buffalo, Interdisciplinary Studies (BIS)

    Jessica P. Cave, Hodgenville, Bachelor of Science

    Sara E. Davis, Hodgenville, Bachelor of Science

    Meredith S. Dickerson, Hodgenville, Bachelor of Science in Nursing

    Jimmie N. Fathergill, Hodgenville, Bachelor of Science

    Tracie L. Fathergill, Hodgenville, Bachelor of Science

  • Online BSN graduates fit program around family

     

    Beverly Rowland, director of Campbellsville University's RN to BSN program and assistant professor of nursing, said the lives of her first graduating class of online bachelor's of science in nursing (BSN) students were hectic and busy with obligations to family and community as well as to school. She had to remember that when only one of her five graduates was able to participate in the December 2013 commencement ceremony.

  • FISCAL COURT: County roads to be resurfaced

     LaRue County Fiscal Court approved four county road resurfacing project recommendations presented by Patty Dunaway, Chief District Engineer with the Kentucky Department of Highways’ District Four at the courthouse in Hodgenville Feb. 11.

  • KSP searches for Nelson mother, children