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Today's News

  • FOOTBALL: Hawks whip Washington

    Senior halfback Cody Thompson rushed for four touchdowns and returned a kickoff for another score as the LaRue County Hawks closed the regular season Friday night by rallying for a 40-31 road win against the Washington County Commanders on senior night at Bennett R. Lewis Field.

  • Four injured in Bardstown Road wreck

    Four people were injured Friday afternoon in a two-vehicle crash on Bardstown Road.
    Phil Scruggs, 61, was driving a Toyota Camry south on U.S. 31-E in the Devers Curve area about 1:15 p.m. Scruggs lost control of the vehicle in the curve and it began fish-tailing, according to Deputy Eric Williamson.
    The Camry was struck in the driver’s side by a northbound SUV driven by Barry Blackburn, 42.
    The side airbags deployed in the Camry, Williamson said.

  • COLUMN: Riding with a trooper is not for the faint-hearted

    The good thing about my job is that it’s relatively safe. I have no worries of large machinery lopping my hand off, being run over while doing roadwork, or getting attacked by wild beasts – unless you consider some select people wild beasts.

    So when the opportunity arose to “live a little” and go through the Kentucky State Police citizens police academy, I jumped on it.

  • Free legal aid clinic planned for veterans

    Legal Aid is hosting a free legal clinic for veterans 2 p.m. Nov. 4 at the American Legion Hardin Post 113, 1251 Ring Road in Elizabethtown. 

    Call 502-584-1254, ext. 3006 to make a reservation, which is required.

    Attorneys will be on hand to help veterans with civil legal problems that include divorce, child support, custody, bankruptcy, consumer issues, criminal record expungements, wills, powers of attorney, VA benefits, landlord/tenant issues, probate and guardianship, foreclosure and small claims.

  • Interruptions offer an opportunity to witness

    Cal Thomas said, "Love talked about is easily ignored. But love demonstrated is irresistible.” 

    Jesus not only talked about love and kindness, but he modeled it for us. In Luke 8:40-56 Jesus showed kindness to two individuals and thus illustrated for us ways we may show kindness to others.

  • Bacon Creek Watershed Council brings office to Magnolia Fire House

    The Bacon Creek Watershed Council will bring an “office hours” session 10 a.m.-noon and 1-2 p.m. Nov. 10 at Magnolia Fire House. If you live in the upper watershed areas of Bacon Creek, this is a good opportunity to learn more about the Bacon Creek Watershed Implementation project and apply for Agricultural Best Management Practices (BMPs) funding.

  • Several local people indicted in Hart County

    A Hart County grand jury indicted several people in October.

    They include:

    Sarah M. Sallee, 25, of Magnolia was indicted on one count of first-degree possession of controlled substance (methamphetamine) and complicity; possession of marijuana and complicity; and possession of drug paraphernalia and complicity.

    Michelle L. Lineske, 33, of Sonora, was indicted on one count of first-degree possession of controlled substance (methamphetamine) and complicity; possession of marijuana and complicity; and possession of drug paraphernalia and complicity.

  • SCHEDULE: Basketball combined Hawks, Lady Hawks games

    LaRue County Hawks Varsity Schedule

    Dec. 3   Corky Cox Classic          HOME                          T.B.A.  Varsity

  • PHOTO: Young Democrat

    Michael Wilson, president of the Young Democrats chapter for LaRue, Hardin and Meade Counties, hanged campaign posters on Lincoln Square last week as he waited for a campaign bus to arrive in Hodgenville.

  • FFA teams excel in national dairy foods competition

    Members of the LaRue County FFA Chapter in Kentucky were one of 38 teams participating in the National FFA Dairy Foods Career Development Event. The event was held in conjunction with the 84th National FFA Convention in Indianapolis, Ind.

    The team, led by advisor Misty Bivens, was awarded a Silver emblem. Members also competed for individual awards with 141 other participants. Lydia Richardson received a Gold emblem, Caleb Whelan received a Silver emblem, Ben Tucker received a Silver emblem, and Jesse Hornback received a Silver emblem.