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Today's News

  • Meredith to compete in state swimming event

     Madeline Meredith, the 9-year-old daughter of Andy and Whitney Meredith, is competing in the Kentucky Swimming Short Course State Championship March 14-16 at the Mary T. Meagher Aquatic Center. She will compete in the 12-and-under division.

  • BASKETBALL: Lady Hawks are Region runners-up

      A stellar season came to an end for the Lady Hawks Sunday as they fell in the 5th Region championship, 73-56, to Elizabethtown’s Lady Panthers.

    LaRue’s Ladies defeated E’town 65-58 in their last regular season match-up. Sunday was a different story as the Lady Panthers never trailed and led by double digits for all but the opening 5:05 at Nelson County’s Cardinal Gym. It was E’town’s seventh region title.

    The Lady Hawks didn’t make a field goal in the opening 7 minutes as they dug themselves a 16-2 hole.

  • Blue Soul Gypsys, featuring Magnolia man, to perform March 15

     The Blue Soul Gypsys (spelling is correct) will perform at The Historic State Theater on March 15.

  • Smells like spring in the country

     My daughter Amanda and the three granddaughters visited a couple of weeks ago.

    The sun was down, the moon was out and the stars were twinkling as she loaded Claire, Lucy and Jillian into the van. She commented on “how much brighter the stars seem in the country” as she was leaving.

    “They’re here every night,” I told her.

    As she drove toward the big city, she told the girls how much she missed the openness and the quiet of the country.

  • JUST ASK: How much did the Creek Front restrooms cost?

     How much did the restroom facility at Creek Front Park cost? Was the contract bid? What contractor was awarded the project?

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    The restroom facility was part of a matching grant program from the Department of Local Government. It cost $24,692 with the City of Hodgenville matching the grant with in-kind labor. The City acted as its own general contractor and purchased the construction materials, according to City Clerk/Treasurer MaDonna Hornback.

    Several local construction firms/workers were hired to do the work.

  • Scholarships - March 12, 2014

     County Homemaker

  • School Calendar – March 12, 2014

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  • Farm News - March 12, 2014

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  • Magnolia Bank awards scholarships

    Sixteen sixth-grade students from Hardin and LaRue Counties were awarded the annual Magnolia Bank “Preparing for Success” Scholarships on March 1. Students were asked to write an essay telling what would make a great career, and how they plan to pursue that career. 

     “The goal of this program is to get kids and their families talking about college early.  We want to help students in our area get off to a good start saving for their future,” said Stefanie Rock, Vice President at Magnolia Bank.   

  • ECTC transfer scholarship deadline is April 1

    Community college students wanting to transfer to Western Kentucky University may be eligible for up to $4,000 in scholarship assistance.

    The application deadline for the Kentucky Community and Technical College System Transfer Scholarship is April 1 for fall admission. The admissions application serves as the scholarship application.

    Renewable scholarships range from $1,500 to $4,000, depending on GPA. Transfer students from KCTCS institutions with an associate degree and full-time enrollment are eligible.