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Today's News

  • Groundhog Hill: Little Winter? You bet your linen britches it's cold

     This past week, the thermometer read 37 degrees one morning. Yikes.

    As soon as Dad awakened and came to the kitchen for breakfast, I hit him first with a statement: “It’s 37 degrees outside” and followed it up with this question: “Which winter is this?”

    Dad is not super-verbal first thing in the morning, so while I waited for him to put on his thinking cap (and drink his cup of coffee), I booted up my computer and searched online for some answers.

  • DISTRICT SOFTBALL: Lady Hawks are district runners-up

    The LaRue County Lady Hawks’ backs were against the wall.

    Top-seeded Green County pushed across two runs and had loaded the bases against junior starting pitcher Emillee Cundiff, slicing LaRue County’s four-run lead to two in the bottom of the seventh inning, so Lady Hawks coach Aaron Howell called on senior Brigitte Skaggs to close it out.

  • Church Calendar - May 21, 2014

     

    Food pantry at Church of Christ

    The LaRue County Church of Christ’s food pantry will give away food 9:30 a.m. to noon May 23 and 6-7 p.m. May 28 to those who qualify. The church is located on Old E’town Road, Hodgenville. For more information, call 270-358-9812.

     

  • COLUMN: Remember, people are what we count in life

     

    The ability to remember is a wonderful gift God has given us. Some memories cause us to laugh, while others cause us to weep. Memories are also very practical. If we could not remember that a red light means “stop” we would be in trouble. 

  • Kindergarten Circus fun for one and all

     

    The kindergarten classes of Hodgenville Elementary School put on a show for the entire school Thursday, and later that day for parents. The students dressed up as circus animals and performers — there were lions, horses, clowns, acrobats, and more.

  • LarRue County Chamber of Commerce Annual Awards

     A large crowd attended Thursday’s annual dinner of the LaRue County Chamber of Commerce. The event, held at First Baptist Church of Hodgenville, featured a catered meal, silent auction and several community awards.

  • Tack Region 2 Meet

     May 13—Region 2 Meet, Bardstown

    Team Results

    Girls (16 Teams)

    9. LaRue County, 27

    Boys (16 Teams)

    8. LaRue County, 20

     

    100-Meter Dash 

    18. Blake Merryman, 12.18

    28. Hunter Thomas, 13.76

     

    200-Meter Dash

    11. Austin Parrish, 24.72

     

    400-Meter Dash

    6. Randy Young, 53.87

    10. Austin Parrish, 55.53

  • STATEBOUND

     As the LaRue County High School track and field season comes to a close let’s take a look at the success and improvements made this season by both the girls and boys teams.

    Several students qualified for the Class 2-A Kentucky High School Athletic Association State Track Meet Friday at the University of Kentucky.

  • Fundrai$ers - May 21, 2014

     Lane Lincoln CME luncheon

    Lane Lincoln CME Church will have a fundraising luncheon 11 a.m.-1 p.m. May 22. Pulled pork sandwich, baked beans, cole slaw, brownie, pickle and water for $7, dine in, carry-out or delivery. For more information or to place an order, call 270-766-8815.

     

    Cruise-In for Christ

  • Nelson County Indictments - May 21, 2014

     The following people have been indicted by a Nelson County grand jury. They are set for arraignment in Nelson Circuit Court May 22.