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Today's News

  • 2014 Cross Country Schedule

    2014 CROSS COUNTRY SCHEDULE
    Aug. 28    - GREEN COUNTY ALL-COMER
    Sept. 6    - CENTRAL KY RUN FOR THE GOLD (E’TOWN SPORTS PARK)
    Sept. 9 - WARFARE CLASSIC     (THOMAS NELSON HIGH)
    Sept. 11     - LARUE CO. ALL-COMERS (HODGENVILLE ELEMENTARY)
    Sept. 16     - BERNIE KEENE INVITATIONAL (NELSON COUNTY HIGH)
    Sept. 20     - FAIRGROUND FRENZY    (HARDIN CO. FAIRGROUNDS)

  • GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY: Three starters return to run

    The LaRue County High School Girls’ Cross Country team looks to have a nice blend of youth and a few veterans to lead the way this season. Fourth-year Coach Jackie Harley is expecting a building season with the girls’ program.  

  • Church Calendar - Aug. 27, 2014

    Food pantry at church of Christ
    The LaRue County Church of Christ’s food pantry will give away food 6-7 p.m. Aug. 27 to those who qualify. The church is located on Old E’town Road, Hodgenville. For more information, call 270-358-9812.

    Revival at Mount Tabor

  • COLUMN: Time changes as man ages

    What Happened to Time?
    When as a child I laughed and wept, time crept.
    When as a youth I dreamed and talked, time walked.
    When I became a full-grown man, time ran.
    And later, as older I grew, time flew.
    Soon I shall find, while traveling on, time gone!
    Author unknown

    Have you noticed how time has changed?   

  • Kyle DeVary awarded Magnolia Bank scholarship

    Kyle DeVary of Hodgenville is the winner of the Gerald T. McCubbin Memorial Scholarship in the amount of $500, sponsored by Magnolia Bank.
    The scholarship is awarded based on school activities, club memberships, community activities, scholastic honors and achievements. Also, applicants write a one-page essay on how their education will benefit humanity.
    DeVary graduated from LaRue County High School in May and will be attending WKU and pursuing a degree in agri-business.

  • Local church goes beyond their borders to spread the word

    One-thousand six-hundred fifty-two: the number of miles between Hodgenville and San Pedro De Macoris, Dominican Republic. It’s the same number of miles a group from a local church traveled to do what they felt they were being called to do.
    First Baptist Church in Hodgenville has been working in the San Pedro area since a trip there in March yielded favorable results. According to Senior Pastor Paul Richey, the whole thing came about because of a storybook.

  • Fundrai$ers - Aug. 27, 2014

     CAR WASH: Elder vacation to Disney World

    Sunrise Manor Nursing Home will hold a car wash 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Aug. 29. Cost is $5 for wash and additional $3 for vacuum. Pick up and delivery available by calling 270-358-3105. All proceeds will be used for the elder’s vacation to Disney World.

     

    Yard sale at Family Worship Center

    Family Worship Center will hold a yard sale beginning at 9 a.m. Sept. 6 at 80 Phillips Lane, Hodgenville.

     

  • Readers share: Dog Days of Summer

     For the love of Madam Queen

    This happened 82 years ago, but it is a true story. I wrote it while taking part in a writing group at Atria Elizabethtown.  

  • Cruse's trial moved to Nelson

     Prosecutors and defense attorneys in the criminal case against former mayor Terry L. Cruse and former city clerk MaDonna Hornback agree that a change of venue is necessary for a fair trial. 

    Last week, after hearing pros and cons of several locations, LaRue Circuit Judge Charles Simms III made his decision: The trial will take place in Nelson County.

    His decision means the proceedings will remain within the 10th Judicial Circuit (LaRue, Hart and Nelson Counties).

  • COLUMN: Fall prevention for older adults

     Taking a fall can be scary at any age, but for senior adults a fall can lead to serious and sometimes devastating consequences. Falls are the leading cause of death from unintentional injuries among older adults and the leading cause of traumatic brain injury among Kentucky residents age 65 and older.  

    According to the Center for Disease Control, the death rates from falls among older men and women have risen sharply over the past decade.