Today's News

  • BASEBALL: Region Tournament postponed until Friday

    Mother Nature has intervened once again in the 5th Region Baseball Tournament.

    After rains forced the semifinals to be postponed a day Tuesday, heavy storms Thursday forced the championship game between Central Hardin and LaRue County to be called in the second inning. The game will be picked up where it left off at 6:30 p.m. today at Elizabethtown’s Ron Myers Field.

  • Two charged with perjury

    Two people were charged May 21 with first-degree perjury.

    James Alex Clifford, 24, an inmate at the LaRue County Detention Center, and Tiffany B. Underwood, 24, of Mount Sherman, are each charged of perjury during a suppression hearing in LaRue Circuit Court.

    LaRue County Deputy Eric Williamson investigated.

    Preliminary hearings for Clifford and Underwood will be June 13 in LaRue District Court.

  • Volunteers asked to donate breast tissue for cancer research

    The Susan G. Komen for the Cure Tissue Bank at IU Simon Cancer Center is holding a tissue donation event at Norton Cancer Institute in Louisville on Saturday, June 9.

  • PHOTO: Attilla Road water tower

    An elevated water tank will be built on Attilla Road. It's part of a $1.5 million waterworks improvement project proposed by LaRue County Water District No. 1 and approved by the Public Service Commission. The tank will increase water supply and improve water pressure.        

  • Dr. Turner visits family, friends

    U.S. Navy Capt. Mark Duell Turner, M.D., executive officer Naval Hospital Bremerton, Bremerton, Wash., spent Memorial Day weekend with his mother, Pauline D. Turner, of Hodgenville. He also visited other relatives and friends.

  • Director Emeritus of Fort Knox Federal dies

    Command Sergeant Major Leo C. Pike Jr., director emeritus of Fort Knox Federal Credit Union, died May 24, 2012.

    Pike (U.S. Army Retired) served Fort Knox Federal for more than 50 years as a volunteer, professional staff member and leader. He was the Credit Union’s first active duty military member when membership was expanded to include military as well as civilians in 1960. 

  • COLUMN: Afghanistan: Where will it lead?

     Recent U.S. administration announcements could lead one to conclude that the war in Afghanistan is ending. 

    On the contrary. The plan that President Obama recently announced just relies upon different military solutions, rather than peaceful alternatives for the Afghan people.

    How so? Under this plan Afghanistan will become a major non-NATO ally, subjecting the people of Afghanistan to yet another military alliance and continuing the last three decades of war and instability. 

  • COLUMN: Stone memorial used as visual sermon

    Allow me one more thought from Joshua 3 and 4 before we leave it. Last week we looked at the experience of Joshua leading the children of Israel across the Jordan River. God instructed them to take 12 stones from the riverbed to make a monument where they camped the first night. The stones would be a way to share their faith with their children and also a witness to other nations how God had miraculously stopped the river’s flow for the people to cross.

  • REGION BASEBALL: Hawks defeat Adair

    The LaRue County Hawks punched their ticket emphatically to the 5th Region Baseball Tournament championship Wednesday night.

    The Hawks used an opportunistic offense and an outstanding pitching performance by senior Wesley Kessinger to cruise to an 11-1 mercy-rule victory over the Adair County Indians in the early semifinal at Elizabethtown's Ron Myers Field.

  • PHOTO: Regional All-Tournament Softball

     Sophomore center fielder Peyton Gardner was the only Lady Hawk to be named to the All-Tournament Team.