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Today's News

  • BIRTH: the Ragland's welcome Joshua Evan

    Josh and Lauren Ragland of Magnolia are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Joshua Evan Ragland.

    He was born June 12, 2013, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds and 15 ounces and was 21 inches long.

    Grandparents are David and Debbie Ragland of Hodgenville; and Kent and Lynne Simpson of Georgia.

  • BIRTH: the Underwood's welcome Alec Wade

    Shonda and Johnny Underwood, of Columbia, wish to announce the birth of their son, Alec Wade, born July 18, 2013.

    Grandparents are Lynn and Norm Hoffman, Seretta and Jerry Parnell and Jimmy Skaggs.

    Great grandparents are Mary L. Sexton and Stanley Harmon.

  • ENGAGEMENT: Williams - Jolly

    Kelli Williams of Hodgenville and Troy Jolly of Hardinsburg, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    The wedding will take place 6 p.m. Aug. 17, 2013, at Sportsman Lake, Hodgenville.

    All friends and family are invited to attend.

    The couple will reside in Hodgenville after the wedding.

  • Conner earns Junior Bronze and Silver Award

    Benjamin Conner, Hodgenville, has earned the National Junior Angus Association’s Bronze and Silver awards, according to Jaclyn Upperman, junior activities director of the American Angus Association in Saint Joseph, Mo.
     

  • Bradley attends Graduate School of Banking

    Deena Bradley, senior vice president of Magnolia Bank, is among 157 bankers who took part in the 64th annual Graduate School of Banking at Louisiana State University.

    The two-week session ended June 7 and included courses in all aspects of banking and economics. The school is sponsored by 15 southern state bankers associations in cooperation with the Division of Continuing Education at LSU. It requires attendance on campus for three years with extensive bank study assignments between sessions.

  • Cox, Servpro honored for outstanding revenue performance

    DeWayne Cox, owner of Servpro of Hardin/LaRue Counties, was honored with the Director’s Silver award for outstanding revenue performance during Servpro’s 44th annual convention June 17-21, at the Anaheim Marriott Hotel and the Anaheim Convention Center in California. 

    The convention provides a networking and educational forum for more than 1,600 franchise owners. The company provides disaster cleanup, restoration and remediation services.

  • Bennet-Bertram honored at 131st FDAK convention
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  • LaRue County welcomes 23 new teachers for upcoming school year

    LaRue County Schools have 23 new teachers for the upcoming school year.

    LaRue County High School and Hodgenville Elementary School each have six new teachers. Five are teaching at LaRue County Middle School, four at Abraham Elementary, two are dividing their time between the middle and high school, and one is at the alternative center.

    To assist our readers in knowing more about them, the teachers have answered a questionnaire requested by Superintendent Sam Sanders.

  • 'Zinnia Fest' brought friends and flowers together

    Much like the highly anticipated London Summer Olympics, the first annual Zinnia Fest is now one for the record books, I am happy to report.

    The number of readers who stopped by Groundhog Hill more than tripled my estimate, and I thank them for coming. Hope they are still enjoying their flowers and are recounting to friends and family about their time visiting what very well may be The Garden Spot of the Universe.