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Today's News

  • Sports Shorts - June 11, 2014

     Youth softball meeting

    There will be a LaRue County Youth Softball meeting at 6 p.m. June 12 at the LaRue County Park and Recreation building. New officers will be elected and future activities discussed.

    FREE: Basketball camp

    Paul Handley will sponsor a free basketball camp for students in grades 1-12 from 8:30 a.m. to noon June 17-20 at his home, 1982 Campbellsville Road, Hodgenville. Application to participate is required and may be turned in before camp or on the first day of camp. For more information, call 270-723-8183 or 270-358-4283.

  • Summer camps provide sports fun, instruction

    Various LaRue County High School athletic programs are offering local youth opportunities to get involved with summer camps.

    Below is a preview of the summer youth camps:

    Girls Basketball

    The LCHS girls basketball program is offering a skills camp July 21-23 for any kindergarten through eighth-grade student. Lady Hawks Coach Travis Wootton, along with his staff and players, will offer fundamental instruction.

    The kindergarten to third-grade class will be 10-11:30 a.m.; fourth-grade to eighth-grade will be noon to 2 p.m.

  • Skaggs, Gardner named to All-Region Team

    Two Lady Hawks – senior pitcher/first baseman Brigitte Skaggs and senior center fielder Peyton Gardner – were named to the 5th Region Fastpitch Coaches Association’s All-Region Team.

  • Fundrai$ers - June 11

    Hallelujah Hodgenville T-shirts

    Hallelujah Hodgenville T-shirts are available for $14 at Almost Home, The Lincoln Museum and Paula’s Hot Biscuit. A portion of proceeds benefit The Lincoln Museum.

    Renaissance Repeats

    Renaissance Recycling will have many reusable, recycled items for sale 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, June 14, in the Renaissance Repeats shop located in the Hodgenville Woman’s Club basement, 16 Lincoln Square. Call Jill Gray at 270-234-6619 for more information. Proceeds will benefit Renaissance Recycling.

  • 30 sign up for summer weight loss program

     Wednesday, June 4 marked the first week of the summer weight loss program hosted at the LaRue County Senior Center.  

    The first meeting was a sign-up and weigh-in day, as well as a day for participants to set goals for the summer. 

    Participants had their height and weight checked to determine their current Body Mass Index (BMI).

    Dona Bradshaw, a former teacher at Buffalo Elementary, was one of the 30 people to sign up for the program Wednesday.

  • Triple attendance reported for Nolynn program

     Nolynn Baptist Church had more than triple their average number in attendance for their Sunday morning service. Cars lined the roadway in front of the church as the parking lots were not quite big enough to accommodate so many. 

    Eighty-nine people showed up for Don and Glenda Patterson’s special presentation, “A Remarkable Church called Nolynn.”

    Most of the presentation told the story of Jacob Van Meter, played by Patterson, and included music played and sung by Mrs. Patterson and Lorinda Jones.

  • LCHS grads earn scholarships to ECTC

     

    Four recent LaRue County High School graduates were awarded Central Kentucky Community Foundation Scholarships to Elizabethtown Community and Technical College:

  • Blair honored by Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University honored 166 teachers from 58 school districts throughout Kentucky with the Campbellsville University Excellence in Teaching Award May 10 at the Ransdell Chapel on the CU campus.

  • Clark turns 102

    Helen Clark will celebrate her 102nd birthday on June 16, 2014.

    She and her husband, the late Paul Clark, have five children: Geneva Viers, Doris Jones, Betty Allen and LeRoy Clark, all of Hodgenville, and Zelma Potts of Woodlawn, Tennessee; 13 grandchildren (two deceased); 33 great-grandchildren; and 21 great-great-grandchildren.

    Cards can be sent to her at 210 W. Main St., Hodgenville, KY 42748.

  • Golden anniversary for the Pences

    Kenneth “Sonny” and Lois Jean “Jeannie” Ward Pence of Bonnieville will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary this month.

    The couple were married June 12, 1964, in Bonnieville.

    Lois Jean Ward Pence is the daughter of the late John and Alma Ward of Bonnieville. She is retired from the Hart County School system where she worked for many years as the Hart County High School librarian and teacher at Bonnieville Elementary School.