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Today's News

  • Sluggers are champs in Lady Cardinal Classic

    LaRue County Sluggers opened pool play Saturday in Bardstown in the Lady Cardinal Classic. They defeated Blue Lick 16-1 in three innings.  
    Brooks Brackett and Daniel Snodgrass had three singles each. Tripp Chapman and Layne Gribbons had two singles. Bryson Arnette had two doubles and a single.  Connor Baker, Evan Morris and Derek Heath each had a double and a single.

  • Big Maroon Club dinner and auction is Aug. 11

    Campbellsville University will host its Big Maroon Club dinner and auction beginning at 6 p.m. Aug. 11. The event will be in the Winters Dining Hall on campus.
    A silent auction begins at 6 p.m.; dinner is at 6:30 p.m.
    The live auction will feature about 30 items including sports collectibles, golf outings, a week in a three-bedroom condo in Naples and a week’s stay in Aruba.

  • Pair of queens crowned at fair

    Two young women were crowned queen Monday night at the 104th LaRue County Fair.
    Allison Cooper Carroll, 19, of Danville, was crowned Miss LaRue County Fair among the field of 31 contestants. She also finished third runner-up in the Miss Kentucky County Fair 2010 contest representing Marion County; and was a semifinalist in the Miss Kentucky Teen USA 2010 pageant. Carroll will represent LaRue County at the state pageant.

  • BIRTH: Shaws welcome Abigail Rose

    Jimmy and Holly Shaw announce the birth of a daughter, Abigail Rose Shaw.

    Abigail Rose was born May 17, 2011, at Norton Suburban Hospital in Louisville. She weighed 7 pounds and 6 ounces and was 19-inches long.

    Grandparents are Jim and Cathy Shaw; and Charles and Alice Wheeler, all of Hodgenville.

  • BIRTH: Sadlers welcome Oliver Chase

    Jason and Bethanie Sadler of Magnolia announce the birth of a son, Oliver Chase Sadler.

    Oliver Chase was born 11:46 p.m. July 1, 2011, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. He weighed 8 pounds and 7 ounces and was 20.5 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Mike and Jo Mather and Bobby O'Daniel, all of Hodgenville.

    Paternal grandparents are Walter and Earnie Sadler of Hodgenville.

  • Cutting Edge Student Ministries heading to international talent competition

    Cutting Edge, the youth group of Family Worship Center, will travel to Lee University in Cleveland, Tenn. Aug. 1 to compete in the Church of God's International talent competition, known as “Teen Talent.” 

    The competition will be held Aug. 2-6 and contains categories of drama, music, art, writing and Bible quiz. 

  • ENGAGEMENT: Angela Jill Ballard and Eli Holbert Grubbs

    Angela Jill Ballard and Eli Holbert Grubbs, both of Hodgenville, wish to announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    The bride to be is the daughter of Otis and Jan Ballard of Bardstown.

    She is a 2004 graduate of Bethlehem High School and 2008 graduate of the University of Kentucky College of Nursing. She is employed at University of Kentucky Children's Hospital.

    The prospective groom is the son of Garry and Rollanda Grubbs of Hodgenville.

  • Elvis and Meatloaf perform fundraising concert

     The Perkins Brothers, also known as Elvis and Meatloaf, will present a fundraiser concert at 3 p.m. July 31 in Elizabethtown.

    Tickets are $10 in advance or $20 at the door. Part of the proceeds will benefit Ray and Mary Daughtery of Hardin County who are struggling to pay medical bills.

  • Saddlebred horse show canceled

    The saddlebred horse show, scheduled for Saturday at the LaRue County Fairgrounds, has been canceled.

    Organizers of the event say many of the participants don't want to get their horses out in the intense heat.

    The LaRue County Fair will continue Monday with other shows, rides and pageants.

  • Maddie Lee selected as Broyhill Leadership Council President

    Maddie Lee, the daughter of Marty and Teresa Lee and a student at LaRue County Middle School, was elected by peers from across the United States as the 2011 Broyhill Leadership Council President.

    The Broyhill Leadership Conference was held on the campus of Queens University of Charlotte in Charlotte, N.C. The five-day event emphasizes leadership skills.

    She is the current state chaplin for the Kentucky Chapter of the National Beta Club. She has traveled to numerous states in the past year as a middle school state Beta ambassador.