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Today's News

  • Rutledge earns nursing degree from Saint Joe's

     

     Angela Rutledge of Buffalo, graduated in December from Saint Joseph’s College of Maine with a Master of Science in Nursing – Family Nurse Practitioner. Rutledge is a home health nurse at VNA Nazareth.

  • WKU announces graduates

     Western Kentucky University conferred degrees to its largest spring baccalaureate graduating class ever on Saturday as three undergraduate ceremonies wrapped up the University’s 175th Commencement.

    WKU conferred 1,545 baccalaureate degrees, 120 associate degrees and 33 undergraduate certificates. 

    In a fitting ceremony on Armed Forces Day, 14 Hilltopper Battalion Army ROTC cadets – including Micah Farmer of Upton – were commissioned as second lieutenants. 

  • School Calendar - May 28, 2014

     

     ALL SCHOOLS

    Last day of school

    The last day of school for students is June 4. Graduation is June 6.

     

    ALES

    ALES site-based council 

  • Juniors spending summer at GSP

    Five LaRue County High School juniors have been selected for a five-week Governor’s Scholars summer program and a classmate has been chosen to attend the Governor’s School for Entrepreneurs.

    Attending one of three Kentucky universities‚ Bellarmine, Morehead or Murray, this summer are Brian Anderson, Kaelyn Herrin, Madison Lee, Emma Shelton and Darian White. Aaron Elswick will participate in the three-week GSE program at Georgetown College.

  • Dyer, Miller out at Hardin County EMS

    Ira Dyer is out as director of Hardin County Emergency Medical Ser­vices after serving more than six years in county government.

    Dyer submitted a verbal resignation to Judge-Executive Harry Berry on Thursday and a written resignation Friday, Berry said Tuesday afternoon following Hardin Fiscal Court’s voting meeting at H.B. Fife Courthouse.

    Berry revealed Dyer’s resignation at the end of Tuesday’s meeting after Magistrate Doug Goodman asked for an update on the status of the position.

  • REGION SOFTBALL: Lady Hawks take on Central Hardin

    The LaRue County Lady Hawks’ goal this season wasn’t just to get to the 5th Region Softball Tournament in Munfordville, but the state tournament in Owensboro.

    Before earning a spot at State though, the Lady Hawks knew the fourth-ranked Central Hardin Lady Bruins would be in their way.

  • COLUMN: The Christian life is one of preservation and perseverance
  • Body found in pond identified

     The body of a woman was found in a Hodgenville pond about 8 p.m. Thursday, according to LaRue County Deputy Coroner Brad Turner.

    She has been identified as Rose Marie Akin, 62.

    Turner said she lived in a mobile home park beside the pond – located in front of the county maintenance garage on Lincoln Boulevard.

    Her family filed a missing person report with KSP Wednesday afternoon. She was last seen at 10 p.m. Tuesday.

    An autopsy is being performed. So far, no evidence of foul play has been found, said Turner.

  • Pvt. Murrell graduates from basic training

      Pvt. Jarrod Wayne Murrell graduated May 15, 2014, from Fort Jackson Army Base in South Carolina.

  • Mayor on office: 'Worse than starting from scratch'

     Thursday night, City Councilman Kenny DeVore was sworn in as interim mayor.

    The action came after several hours of testimony and a unanimous decision by Hodgenville City Council to remove second-term mayor, Terry Cruse.

    Michelle Sparks, an attorney hired by the city council, presented evidence gleaned from a Kentucky State Police investigation and open record requests to the council. Ron Mather represented Cruse.