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Today's News

  • 4-H Calendar - May 21, 2014

     Cloverbuds

    The 4-H Cloverbuds will meet 3:30-4:45 p.m. May 21 at the Extension office.

     

    Dog Club

    The 4-H Dog Club will meet 6 p.m. May 22 at the Extension office.

     

    Cooking Club

    The 4-H Cooking Club will meet 3:30-5 p.m. May 27 at the Extension office.

     

    Arts and Crafts

    The 4-H Explorers Arts & Crafts Club will meet 3:30 p.m. May 28 at the Extension office.

     

  • COLUMN: Summer annual grasses can supply forage needs

     Summer annual grasses such as sudangrass, sorghum-sudan hybrid, teff and pearl millet can play an important role for pasture and hay needs. If managed properly, these grasses can provide high yields of good quality forage in a short amount of time.

  • Free hearing screenings offered in May

     May is Better Speech and Hearing Month across America and in the spirit of awareness and hearing health, the National Hearing Test (www.nationalhearingtest.org) is offering free hearing screenings during the entire month.

  • COLUMN: What's the law on free credit reports?

     Information in credit reports is used not only by car dealers, but also in buying a house, obtaining credit and debit cards, and opening bank accounts. Potential landlords may deny you an apartment based on your credit report, insurance companies often base the amount you must pay in premiums on your creditworthiness and even possible employers use information in your credit report when making hiring decisions. It’s best to know what is in your report.

  • Records missing, interim mayor '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.

  • Mayor ousted

    Hodgenville Mayor Terry Cruse was removed from office Thursday night by a unanimous vote of City Council.

    The 10-hour session, moderated by Douglas George, included testimony from Police Chief Steve Johnson, accountant Dana Burba, City Attorney Mary Gaines Locke, water plant supervisor Gerald Gaulke, former City Clerk Rebecca Reynolds and Detective Clinton Turner.

    Councilman Kenny Devore was voted in as interim mayor and was sworn in after the meeting. 

  • HES kindergarten students celebrate Mother's Day
  • Ola Cobb honored by Nationwide Uniform

    Ola Cobb has been selected as the May Employee of the Month for Nationwide Uniform.

    She has been employed with Nationwide since February 1977 and is under the supervision of JoAnn Pearman in the trouser department. She will receive an award for her dedication and service.

  • SOFTBALL: Lady Hawks lose to Taylor

    The Lady Hawks fell to Taylor County’s Lady Cardinals, 1-0, on Tuesday, May 13, in nine innings.

    The host Lady Hawks became the only team to hold the Lady Cardinals scoreless in regulation.

    Taylor’s Hannah Howard had the game-winning hit in the bottom of the ninth and also pitched all nine innings.

  • Girls' Sweet Sixteen moving

    The tourism community remains optimistic despite news that the KHSAA Girls’ Sweet Sixteen basketball tournament won’t be coming to Bowling Green in 2016-17.

    Vicki Fitch, executive director of the Bowling Green Area Convention and Visitors Bureau, said there will be other opportunities for Bowling Green to bring in large crowds.

    “Of course we’re disappointed ... but we have other KHSAA events we’re securing,” Fitch said.