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Today's News

  • COLUMN: The Bible warns against gossip

    Do not spread slanderous gossip among your people. Leviticus 19:16

    What is it about gossip that entices people? Deep inside a whisperer, there is a deep hurt and a feeling of very low self-esteem.

    Gossip blends two other sins.

    First, either through what is said or what is left unsaid, gossip often uses half-truths or outright lies to throw doubt on the character of another person. Second, when we gossip about a person we are stealing from them a reputation.

  • Ben Conner selected as campus ambassador for UK

     Ben Conner, Hodgenville, has been selected to serve Agriculture Future of America as a campus ambassador. Conner, who attends the University of Kentucky, was selected to this leadership position through a competitive application and interview process. Only 17 students were selected.

    The sophomore is studying agriculture education.

    From leadership positions to internships, Conner pursues experiences that set him apart from his peers and prepare him to pursue his dream of being a voice for agriculture.

  • ECTC honors students

    The Elizabethtown Community and Technical College Honors Reception to recognize outstanding academic achievement was April 25 at the State Theater in Elizabethtown. Several categories of achievement were honored, including Honors Students, Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges, program awards and scholarships.

  • Several indicted in Nelson Circuit Court

     The following people have been indicted by a Nelson County grand jury. They were arraigned May 8 in Nelson Circuit Court May 8.

    •Bradley Humphrey, 24, of New Haven, theft by unlawful taking. Sometime between March 19 and 20, Humphrey took a utility trailer belonging to Cody Rogers. Bail was set at $9,500 cash, plus conditions.

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  • May is Electrical Safety Month

     Accidents and fires involving electricity result in more than a thousand deaths and tens of thousands of injuries each year. The majority of those tragedies could be prevented with greater awareness of how to stay safe. Electrical fires are particularly destructive and deadly. This is why the National Electrical Safety Foundation has declared May as National Electrical Safety Month.

  • Several graduate from Campbellsville University

      Campbellsville University graduated 152 master's students May 2, in Ransdell Chapel, with 264 graduates Saturday morning, May 3, for a total of 416 students receiving their diplomas upon completion of all academic requirements.

  • Tourist spending is up

      In keeping with a statewide trend, the annual survey of tourism spending in Kentucky showed an increase in LaRue County in 2012. All nine of the state’s tourism regions registered gains for 2012 compared with 2011.

    Tourism expenditures for 2012 locally reached $8,319,335; an increase of $335,328 over the previous year.

  • WEDDING: Angela and James Lyvers

    Angela Renee White and James Patrick Lyvers were married April 5, 2014.

    The ceremony was held at Southern Grace and Charm Bed and Breakfast.

    The bride is the daughter of Ralph and Eva White of Campbellsville. She is a teacher for LaRue County Schools.

    The groom is the son of Larry and Theresa Lyvers of Bardstown. He is a sales manager for Johnan America.

    The couple live in Hodgenville.

  • Adventure Race Series to be held at State Parks

    Kentucky State Parks will host the 2014 Unbridled Adventure Race Series, three adventure races that will test participants’ physical and mental skills for beginners and veteran racers.

    The series is being conducted at Kentucky State Parks in partnership with Flying Squirrel Adventures.