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Today's News

  • Students attend Super Saturdays

    BOWLING GREEN - Rockets were launching, super heroes were finding their voices and scientists were conducting experiments each Saturday in February on WKU’s campus.

    The Center for Gifted Studies’ Winter Super Saturdays hosted 450 first through eighth graders from two states and more than 40 school districts each Saturday from Feb. 1 to 22.

  • COLUMN: Going nuts for coconuts

    Coconut oil comes from the fruit of mature coconuts. It is a saturated fat, and consumers are cautioned against a diet high in saturated fat. It is unique though. Not only is it solid at room temperature, it is the only saturated fat that does not come from an animal source such as meat or dairy. The fatty acid in coconut oil raises both good and bad cholesterol levels.

  • Lady Hawks are District Champs

    HORSE CAVE — The LaRue County Lady Hawks matched history Thursday night as Ivy Brown made history.

    The program’s all-time leading scorer poured in a career-high 38 points as the top-seeded Lady Hawks won consecutive Girls’ 18th District Basketball Tournament titles for the first time since 1994-95 with a convincing 78-49 win over the third-seeded Caverna Lady Colonels at the Caverna Sportatorium.

  • Stillwell named Employee of Month

    Denise Stillwell was selected as the February Employee of the Month for Nationwide Uniform.

    She has been employed with Nationwide since September 2000 and is under the supervision of Claire Greyling in the trouser department. She will receive an award for her dedication and service.

  • PHOTO: Rotary guest

     

    Elizabethtown Community and Technical College Agriculture Specialist Daniel Carpenter, left, was a guest at Thursday’s Hodgenville Rotary Club. He spoke about his new role as agriculture specialist at the college and was the guest of Rotary President Kyle Williamson.

  • Honeybees passing virus to bumblebees
  • Farm Safety Symposium set for March 7

     Safety on the road is everyone’s job, especially when one of the vehicles involved is a farm implement. That’s the message of the 21st annual Farm Safety Symposium and Louis Crosier Lecture March 7 at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College, 600 College Street Road, Elizabethtown.

    The event, themed “Share the Road: Saving Lives by Regarding Lights,” is scheduled for 7 p.m. at the RPC Auditorium.

  • Bill to block Bluegrass Pipeline use of eminent domain advances to cheers

    FRANKFORT, KY. — Scores of Bluegrass Pipeline opponents cheered Wednesday as the House Judiciary Committee approved a bill that would prevent the pipeline from going through property of landowners who do not want it.

    The committee voted 11-1 for House Bill 31, which says that developers of natural gas liquids pipelines do not have the power of eminent domain to gain access to land.

  • FFA receives $2,500 from Monsanto, Lee

     Local farmer Robin Lee has directed a $2,500 donation to the LaRue County High School FFA. Funded by America’s Farmers Grow Communities, the donation will be utilized to allow students to travel to new locations and help with community service projects. Members will also use the funds to travel to contests throughout the year.

    Thanks to the support of farmers across the country, more than $3.2 million is being directed to nonprofits in 1,289 counties in 39 states.

  • DISTRICT BASKETBALL: Hawks on top after third-quarter surge

    HORSE CAVE The LaRue County Hawks felt like they were in great shape at halftime Tuesday night, despite being down five points to the Caverna Colonels.

    That’s because the Hawks’ 1-3-1 half-court trap was starting to bother the Colonels, and LaRue County refused to go away despite several unfortunate breaks.

    Coach Paul Childress told his team to be patient at halftime, and it paid off in a big way.