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Today's News

  • PHOTO: Bucket truck catches fire

     A bucket truck, owned by Nelson Tree Service, caught fire Thursday morning in the parking lot of Pamida in Hodgenville.

    Hodgenville, LaRue and Buffalo firefighters were dispatched to the scene.

  • EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH: Herring honored by Nationwide

     Kathy Herring has been selected as the December Employee of the Month for Nationwide Uniform.

    Herring has been employed with Nationwide since April 2002 and is under the supervision of Shirley Cobb in the trouser department.

    She will receive an award for her dedication and service.

  • COLUMN: The Whos knew the real joy of Christmas

     Christmas reminds us that joy is available to all of us through Jesus Christ.  The people in the inn 2,000 years ago were trying to bring some joy into their lives. They didn’t have much to be joyful about as a conquered people, oppressed and probably poor. The occupants of the inn had many reasons to be unhappy.

    Many guests in the inn were probably trying to dull their senses through alcohol in an attempt to forget their troubles.

  • Memories are featured ingredient in new cookbook

    When The News-Enterprisefood columnist Nora Sweat decided to compile a cookbook a couple years ago, she decided to call it “Mama & Me.”

    Sweat's father died in 1972, and as she got older, she and her mother became closer.

    “We became more like sisters rather than mother and daughter,” Sweat said.

  • Basketball: Hawks defeat Breckinridge County 56-47

    The LaRue County Hawks defeated Breckinridge County 56-47 at home Dec. 6.

    The teams were tied 10-all at the end of the first period but the Hawks broke away in the second period with a score of 25-17 at halftime.

    Senior Kyle Sheeran had 22 points, hitting four of nine 3-pointers, 13 rebounds, two steals and eight assists.

    Junior Kelton Ford had 15 points and two assists; sophomore Kody Key had 10 points, hitting two of four 3-point attempts.

  • WEDDING: Meigan and Ben Purvis

     Meigan Jewell and Ben Purvis were married Nov. 11, 2011, at Freedom’s Way Assembly of God.

    The bride is the daughter of Lisa and Donald Jewell and granddaughter of William and Faye Drury. She is a 2009 honors graduate of LaRue County High School and employed at IGA in Hodgenville.

    The groom is the son of Ray and Libby Purvis. He is a 2010 graduate of LaRue County High School and employed at Alltel in Elizabethtown.

    A reception followed immediately after the ceremony in the church basement.

  • LINCOLN: There's only one birthplace

    You can travel to the far reaches of the globe and not see and experience what you can discover in Kentucky. There’s only one Mammoth Cave, one Birthplace of Abraham Lincoln, one National Corvette Museum, one Kentucky Horse Park.

    Kentucky’s wealth of unique attractions forms the basis of the state’s 2012 travel and tourism marketing campaign, according to Kentucky Department of Travel and Tourism.

  • Campbellsville University students plan mission trip to Haiti

    Hannah White, a junior from Hodgenville, and Kayla Bradshaw, a junior from Summersville, will travel to Haiti for a Christmas break mission trip with Campbellsville University.

    The students, part of the School of Nursing, will have four days of medical clinic.

    They saw 1,800 patients last year and hope to see even more this year. Because there is no board of nursing in Haiti, the students are allowed to do more than in the U.S., but typically they give out medications, injections and help those who may have vitamin deficiencies.

  • Campbellsville University student presents at Kentucky Science Academy conference

     Laura Bishop, an undergraduate student at Campbellsville University, recently presented her work at the annual Kentucky Academy of Science conference in Murray and has had her article published in the Journal of Kentucky Academy of Science.

    While at the conference, which was held this year at Murray State University, Bishop presented her work on structural dynamics for a group of homoleptic nickel (II) complexes, called "Synthesis of Homoleptic Nickel (II) Complexes and Examination of Their Coordination Dynamics in Solution."

  • Campbellsville University sports ministry class leads Bible conference

    Campbellsville University sports ministry students recently taught a Bible conference to juvenile offenders from Lincoln Village Juvenile Detention Center in Elizabethtown.

    Dr. Ted Taylor, professor of Christian studies and lead professor of the sports ministry program, and his sports ministry class, began this year hosting students from the Lincoln Village Juvenile Detention Center once per semester.