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Today's News

  • BASKETBALL: Lady Hawks defeat Green

    Ivy Brown used an unexpected stay on the bench to her advantage Friday night.

    Sitting the entire second quarter because she picked up two fouls in less than 2 minutes to start the game, the LaRue County junior wing still finished with a game-high 25 points as the homestanding Lady Hawks surged past the Green County Lady Dragons, 63-50 and into the driver’s seat in the 18th District.

  • ANNIVERSARY: Gowens celebrate 50 years

     Ronnie and Margaret Gowen of Buffalo celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Nov. 13, 2012.

    They have one daughter, Angela Combs; and a grandson, Caleb Caffee, both of Buffalo.

    They were served an elegant dinner with many family members and friends in attendance. They contributed their 50 years of marriage to their heavenly father.

  • Basketball: Lady Hawks defeat Bardstown

     It didn’t take long for the homestanding LaRue County Lady Hawks to turn Thursday’s game against 5th Region foe Bardstown into a rout.

    The Lady Hawks jumped out to a 21-point lead after the first quarter en route to a 63-27 win over the Lady Tigers.

    Junior guard Ivy Brown had 22 points, 13 rebounds and four steals for LaRue County (8-3), while sophomore guard Alexis Brewer chipped in with 15 points, seven assists and five steals.

  • PHOTO: Dawn Conner sworn in

     Dawn Conner, left, new school board member for Division 1, was sworn in last week by Charlotte Tucker, secretary at central office.

  • PHOTO: Pearman sworn in as school board member

     Linda Pearman, new school board member for Division 2, was sworn in last week by Charlotte Tucker, secretary at central office.

  • Library offers 40 Acres and No Mule and Men in Black

     The LaRue County Public Library, 201 S. Lincoln Blvd., Hodgenville, has several new books and DVDs.

    Books are George Keats of Kentucky by Lawrence Crutcher; Kentucky's Frontier Highway by Karl Raitz; Love That Multiplies by Michelle Duggar; 40 Acres and No Mule by Janice Holt Giles; Appalachian Home Cooking by Mark Sohn; Private London by James Patterson; Cross Roads by William Paul Young; and Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver.

  • Jewell completes basic training

     Army Pvt. Brandon R. Jewell graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla.

    During the nine weeks of training, the soldier 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.

  • PHOTO: Guthrie sworn in for third term

     Second District U.S. Rep. Brett Guthrie, R-Bowling Green, was sworn in for a third term last week. He is pictured with Speaker of the House John Boehner and Guthrie's Washington, D.C. staff. He will serve on two committees during the 113th Congress; the Energy & Commerce Committee and the Committee on Education and the Workforce. Congressman Guthrie also serves as assistant whip within the Republican Conference.

  • Organic corn workshop set for Jan. 16

     With the price of corn around $7 per bushel, it may be surprising that there could be a more profitable alternative. But, with the price of certified organic corn in mid-December averaging $14.30 per bushel, producing certified organic corn deserves a good look.

  • January Money Tip for Students

     As students become more responsible for paying their own bills, they need to be aware of the types of cards available, according to the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority.

    Debit cards are tied to a bank account. When someone uses a debit card, the money is automatically deducted from the account. Most colleges issue a type of debit card to students that can be used to buy books, supplies and meals. In that case, the card is not tied to a bank account but is preloaded with funds deposited each semester or quarter.