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Today's News

  • Wreck on I-65 diverts traffic to U.S. 31-W

     Northbound I-65 remains reduced to one lane at Exit 71 in Hart County due to a multi-commercial vehicle and personal vehicle crash that occurred around 4 a.m., according to the Department of Transportation.

    The Bonnieville exit is blocked.  Motorists needing to access US 31W should use Exit 65 (Munfordville) and then proceed north on US 31W.  With morning traffic increasing, the queue is extending.  Minor delays may be possible.  Both lanes should be re-opened in 1-2 hours.

  • TENNIS: LaRue vs. Bardstown

     BARDSTOWN 3, LARUE COUNTY 2

    HODGENVILLE — Scores from Tuesday’s match at LaRue County:

    Singles

    Austin Chaney (B) def. Keiren Bowen (LC), 3-6, 6-4, 10-6

    Devon Chaney (B) def. Ryan Hornback (LC), 6-4, 6-1

    David Rowan (B) def. Alex Best (LC), 9-8, 7-3

    Doubles

    Kyler Hart/Trevor Sanders (LC) def. Austin Bogardus/Austin Holsclaw (B), 6-4, 6-0

    Tyler Skaggs/Preston Howell (LC) def. Aum Patel/Brandon Do (B), 7-5, 1-6, 10-6

    Exhibition Doubles

  • OPINION: 13-hour filibuster was just the beginning

     If I had planned to speak for 13 hours when I took the Senate floor, I would’ve worn more comfortable shoes. I started my filibuster with the words, “I rise today to begin to filibuster John Brennan’s nomination for the CIA. I will speak until I can no longer speak” — and I meant it.

  • Kentucky Repertory Theatre closes

     After 35 seasons, the Horse Cave Theatre and Kentucky Repertory Theatre is closing.

    “We are sad to say that we will not be opening our doors for a 2013 season. Economic pressures have made it impossible to continue,” is a message on the theatre’s website.

    The small (355 seats), professional theatre has staged 232 productions. The first production was “Candida” by George Bernard Shaw in 1977.

  • COLUMN: 'The Real Truth about Beauty'

     Last week, while fighting with myself over what to wear to work because nothing I owned fit, I overheard a news story that broke my heart.

    A mother in Australia stumbled across her 7-year-old daughter’s diet plan. The girl was allowing herself to eat “appals, keewee and yoget.” She also had an exercise regimen.

    It was a testament to how hard we are on ourselves as a global society, how much emphasis the world puts on body image, how easily influenced children are, especially girls. And it made me re-think my state of mind at the time.

  • COLUMN: Every woman is simply amazing

     In your most country accent, peer into your looking glass, (mirror), and say out loud, “I am amazing.” There is no doubt in my mind that I am an amazing woman, and you know why? Because I said so!

    We all have special gifts, talents and qualities that make the word “amazing” appealing to our vocabulary.

    I think about some of the women who have graced my life with their “sweet aroma of wisdom, strength and compassion,” in the words of my good friend and sister, Monica Bland.

  • LaRue farmers featured on Bluegrass & Backroads

     Kentucky Farm Bureau’s Emmy Award-winning television program, Bluegrass & Backroads, will celebrate its 10th season on the air, and third year in the broadcast lineup of Kentucky Educational Television, beginning March 23.

  • Free tax clinic offered for veterans

     The Legal Aid Society will offer a free tax clinic for veterans at 10 a.m. March 28 at the Legal Aid offices, 416 W. Muhammad Ali Blvd., 3rd Floor, Louisville.

    Attorneys and trained volunteers will be on hand to help veterans and their families prepare current and past year tax returns. Clients who are determined to owe past year taxes will also have the opportunity to speak to an attorney about resolving their delinquent taxes and may qualify for representation in obtaining a resolution.

  • PHOTO: Corey Lee signs with University of Incarnate Word

     Corey Lee, a La Porte High School senior lineman from Humble, Texas, signed with University of Incarnate Word in San Antonio. Lee, a 6-feet, 260-pound defensive tackle, earned District 21-5A First Team honors as a junior and a senior. He is the son of Russelyn Arnette Lee, formerly of Hodgenville, and grandson of the late Maceo Arnette Sr. and Carrie Arnette. He plans to major in business management.

  • BASEBALL: Hawks fall to North in season opener

     The LaRue County Hawks had a bad case of the first-game jitters in their March 12 loss to North Hardin.

    The visiting Trojans capitalized on several LaRue County mistakes to earn a 3-1 victory in a matchup of 5th Region teams.

    The Hawks made six errors in the first four innings, leading to all of North Hardin’s runs.