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Today's News

  • Winter taking a toll on trees

     It’s been a hard winter on Kentucky’s trees. Though the state hasn’t suffered a catastrophic ice storm this year, there has been enough ice to cause significant damage to both woodland and urban trees in some areas.

    “It was particularly onerous on some of the pines, particularly Eastern white pine,” said Jeff Stringer, referring to an icy storm that struck the Bluegrass a couple of weeks ago. Stringer is an extension professor in the University of Kentucky Department of Forestry, part of the College of Agriculture, Food and Environment.

  • GRACE NOTES: I love him but ...

     I’ve always said motherhood is easy when you don’t have kids.

    Likewise, it’s easy to be married when you’re not. When you’re not married and you’re only dreaming about it, you imagine the ideal. In your imagination, you and your spouse say and do all the right things, and even your arguments are sweet and making up is rosy.

    In real life, however, marriage gets thorny, and sometimes bloody.

    Mostly, it’s just regular, with a few blips and annoyances along the way.

  • PHOTO: Sunrise Panthers
  • PHOTO: Empty bowls fundraiser
  • PHOTO: Speech team visits Hodgenville Woman's Club
  • Ivy Brown named Player of the Year

     Travis Wootton said there’s no way to measure just how much senior wing Ivy Brown has meant to the LaRue County Lady Hawks this season.

    The Miss Basketball candidate averages a team-best 22.2 points and 12.1 rebounds per game, helping LaRue County to a 19-6 record entering tonight’s game at Campbellsville.

    The 5th Region girls’ coaches recognized how much of an impact Brown has had as she was named the region Player of the Year on the All 5th Region Team.

  • Fair board to meet

    The LaRue County Fair Board will meet 6:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21, at the LaRue County Fairgrounds.

  • ECTC President's and Dean's List - Fall 2013

     Elizabethtown Community and Technical College has announced the names of students who made the Dean’s List and the President’s Honor List for Fall 2013 Semester. The President’s Honor List is awarded to full-time and part-time students who are eligible based on the following criteria:

    Full-time degree-seeking students earning a 4.0 grade point average and successfully completing at least 12 hours of course work for the academic term, excluding developmental courses, are included in the Full-time student President’s Honor List.

  • Nolin RECC offers trip to Washington, D.C.

     Local high school juniors whose parents or guardians are members receiving electric service from Nolin Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation are eligible to enter a contest that may take them to Washington, D.C. The yearly competition also includes a trip to Frankfort for all participating students. 

  • PHOTO: LCHS Pep Band

     The LaRue County High School Pep Band played during a recent home basketball game. Pictured are Will Smith and Trevor Mather on sousaphone; Shayne Wathen on drums; and Alexia Trumbo on trombone.