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Today's News

  • Hawks lose to Wayne in first round of playoffs

    LaRue County was held to a season-low 46 yards Friday night as the Hawks ended their season with a 7-0 loss to the visiting Wayne County Cardinals in the first round of the Class 2-A playoffs.
    The Hawks (6-5), featuring a pair of 2,000-yard career rushers in seniors Drew Newberry and Cody Thompson, were limited to 37 rushing yards on 30 carries.

  • Campbellsville University to produce "The Singing Princess"

    “The Singing Princess,” a stage adaption of the popular children's book of the same name, will be produced in the Russ Mobley of the Alumni Building at 114 University Drive, Campbellsville, at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 18.

    The production is free and open to the public.

    Starr Garrett, artistic director of the play, said they are encouraging parents to read the book with their children and then take them to the production.

  • Burglary charges to be heard by grand jury

    A grand jury will hear charges of second-degree burglary and theft by unlawful taking against two Hodgenville men.

    Kevin LeeWayne Lewis, 21, and Joseph L. Sheldon, 20, are accused of entering a residence on Upton-Talley Road and taking an iPod Nano and a small collector’s John Deere mailbox with change in it.

    Probable cause was found Nov. 3 in LaRue District Court to send the charges to a higher court. Bond was set at $25,000 with no release until a GPS has been provided to the men. They were ordered to have no contact with the alleged victim or location.

  • Legal Aid Society offers free clinics in foreclosure, divorces

    The Legal Aid Society, 416 W. Muhammad Ali Blvd., Louisville, will hold free legal clinics in November and December.

    A reservation for each clinic is required. Contact the Legal Aid Society at (502) 584-1254 to make your reservation.

    •Foreclosure Clinic – 4 p.m. Nov. 10; 11 a.m. Nov. 15; 4 p.m. Nov. 17; 11 a.m. Nov. 29; 4 p.m. Dec. 1; 11 a.m. Dec. 6; 4 p.m. Dec. 8; 11 a.m. Dec. 13; 4 p.m. Dec. 15. Attorneys will be on hand to answer questions about foreclosures and provide advice on alternatives to foreclosure.

  • CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Many holiday events planned

    October has been a very busy month for the LaRue County Chamber of Commerce. We are in the middle of the holiday activities and it looks to be a very fun and exciting time in November as well.

  • MILITARY: Pvt. Litton graduates from Basic Training

    U.S. Army Reserves Pvt. Tyler D. Litton graduated Oct. 21, 2011, from Basic Combat Training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla.

    During the nine weeks of training, Litton studied the Army mission and received instruction and training exercises in drill and ceremonies, Army history, core values and traditions, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, rifle marksmanship, weapons use, map reading and land navigation, foot marches, armed and unarmed combat, and field maneuvers and tactics.

  • FOOTBALL: Hawks lose to Wayne in opening playoff round

    LaRue County was held to a season-low 46 yards Friday night as the Hawks ended their season with a 7-0 loss to the visiting Wayne County Cardinals in the first round of the Class 2-A playoffs.

    The Hawks (6-5), featuring a pair of 2,000-yard career rushers in seniors Drew Newberry and Cody Thompson, were limited to 37 rushing yards on 30 carries.

  • Campbellsville University to hold opera

    Campbellsville University's Opera Workshop will present "Gianni Schicchi" (pronounced Johnny skee kee) Nov. 19-21 in The Gheens Recital Hall at 210 University Drive, Campbellsville.

    Performances are at 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19 and Monday, Nov. 21 with a Sunday, Nov. 20 matinee at 3 p.m.

    There is no admission charge and seating is first come-first serve.

    "Gianni Schicchi," by Giacomo Puccini, is an opera comedy sung in English.

  • Sunrise Volunteers meet in November

    Sunrise Manor Volunteers’ Executive Board voted to help fund Christmas presents for Adult Day Care participants by holding a bake sale, featuring homemade cookies and  candy, Dec. 16 at the  facility’s gift shop.

    At the board’s Nov. 1 meeting, Tickle Ragland, historian, reported that the scrapbook is almost up to date, but she needs pictures of volunteer activities.  Ann Easton reported  $4,398.15 in the organization’s treasury.

  • One Knox to work with community members on soldier transition

    One Knox is working to prepare the Hardin County area for the largest number of veterans to return home from combat since World War II.

    One Knox is hosting a community event titled "Returning from Combat ... Building an Understanding Community" from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 17 at the Fort Knox Leaders' Club  to prepare workers in public service industries and organizations for the more than 3,500 soldiers returning home with the 3rd Brigade, 1st Infantry Division.