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Today's News

  • Superintendent contracts available online

     Last Spring, State Auditor Adam Edelen recommended to the Kentucky Department of Education that it require all school districts to submit the superintendent contract for posting on a publicly-accessible website. The Department of Education accepted that recommendation and all school districts have complied.

    A copy of the contracts for school superintendents is available at http://education.ky.gov/districts/FinRept/Pages/Superintendent-Compensat....

  • CROSS COUNTRY: Sandidge wins Mid-Kentucky Conference

     Adam Sandidge, for the second year, won the Mid-Kentucky Athletic Conference meet at the Bluegrass Entertainment Center (formerly Hillbilly Heaven) in Bardstown.

    Last year, Sandidge had a time of 16:56.25.

    At the Oct. 22 event, he shaved several seconds off his time (16:21.08) in the 5,000-meter run.

    Eighty runners from eight teams competed in the event.

    Teamwise, LaRue County’s boys placed fifth.

    For the girls, LaRue’s Kristina Durbin placed 14th with a time of 21:36.51.

  • Personnel changes heard by school board

    The LaRue County School Board heard the following personnel recommendations at its Oct. 21 meeting:

    Employment of:

    • Alisha Willian as cafeteria manager at LaRue County High School.

    • Janet Long as United Way Tutor for Kids’ Crew

    • Regina McDowell as part-time instructional assistant at HES

    • Christy Robbins as food service assistant at LCHS

    • Jeanie Cox as ESS math interventionist at LCMS

    • Melika Menard as part-time instructional monitor at Kids’ Crew

  • PHOTO: Lincoln Dinner

    Rick Treitz, a Republican candidate for the 24th District legislature, met with Howard Ragland, at left, at the Lincoln Dinner.

  • PHOTO: Lincon Dinner

    Senator Mitch McConnell's campaign chairman Jesse Benton met with Howard Ragland, at right, at the Lincoln Dinner.

  • Glen Rice concert is Nov. 8

    Glen Rice, Family and Friends Musical Concert will be 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8, at the Hardin County Schools Performing Arts Center at John Hardin High School in Elizabethtown.

    The concert will feature the music of “the greatest country groups” including The Oak Ridge Boys, The Statler Brothers, Alabama and The Gatlin Brothers.

    Southern Spice featuring Clinton Spaulding and Megan Stout, along with Allie Shae Hash and David Dunaway, will perform.

  • PHOTO: Cruisers support Relay for Life

     The Goodtime Cruisers became the first Remember sponsor for the 2014 Relay for Life as they presented a check for $500 to Relay Committee member Regina Childress at the final car show.

  • PHOTO: Goodtime Cruisers' raffle winner

    Bernie Lamkin of Lebanon was the winner of the Goodtime Cruisers’ raffle. Terry Taylor, right, Goodtime Cruisers’ president, presented him with his winnings.

  • VOLLEYBALL: Ladies fall in district final

    Green County’s reign over the 18th District continued Tuesday night.

    The top-seeded Lady Dragons won their 11th straight 18th District Volleyball Tournament title with a 25-19, 25-13, 25-12 win over the second-seeded LaRue County Lady Hawks.

    Green County (31-6) has won the district every year since 2003 and improved to 3-0 against LaRue County (23-9) this season.

  • COLUMN: What's your favorite Bible verse?

     There are many, many wonderful scriptures, but if you push me for one favorite, I suppose I would say Proverbs 3:5-6: “Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge Him, and He will make your paths straight.”

    What an outstanding statement. It calls for faith and trust on our part, and then we see that God enters into a covenant with us.