Today's News

  • Erin Boley chooses Notre Dame

    Erin Boley didn’t want to drag out the recruiting process. Once she found the right school, Boley wanted to make her decision.

    Boley, an Elizabethtown junior, found that school, giving a verbal commitment to Notre Dame coaches Monday evening during an in-home visit. The Kentucky Gatorade and Associated Press Player of the Year can’t sign with a school until November 2015.

  • SPORTS SHORTS - September 17, 2014

    Sports passes available

    LaRue County High School sports passes are available. $50 for students; $100 for adults. All-sport family passes (for K-12 students and immediate family) are $150. Passes are available at games or contact David Dawson at 270-358-2210.


    Superhero 5K and Fun Run

    Big Brothers Big Sisters will hold a superhero themed 5K and fun run at 8 a.m. Sept. 27. Call 270-351-2220 or visit www.bbbsky.org/familyfunrun for more information.


  • Expect opposition when you follow Christ

    When a person follows the truth of Christ, there will always be someone to oppose him.

    Why is this? Because the devil was kicked out of Heaven, he is still mad about it and trying to get even. If you follow Christ, some time or somewhere, you will face opposition.

  • PHOTO: Volley for the Cure
  • September is Preparedness Month

    In conjunction with National Preparedness Month, Gov. Steve Beshear has proclaimed September as Preparedness Month in Kentucky.

    Kentucky’s Office of Homeland Security and LaRue County Emergency Management urge Kentuckians to “Be Aware – Be Prepared – Have a Plan.”

  • Middle school football team undefeated in district

    The LaRue County Middle School Football team is the only undefeated team in the District, coming off the 2013 District championship.

    Sept. 9 was Eighth-Grade Night with the Hawks taking on Campbellsville, last year’s District runner-up. The Hawks won 12-8.

    The team will host the Nathan McCurry Memorial Bowl Bash on Sept. 20 at LaRue County High School. The event is held to honor McCurry, a well-liked educator and coach who died in 2013.  

    The team played Green County (away game) at 6 p.m. Sept. 16.

  • School Board hears audit results

    The LaRue County Board of Education met Monday night. Among the discussed topics was a report of an audit conducted by Phillip Logsdon of the law firm Stiles, Carter and Associates.

    According to Logsdon, the audit showed no reason for concern. He said food service remained stable and the Kids Crew program “basically broke even,” coming out $1,000 short.

    One audience member questioned the board. Tracy Gardner, parent of a teen at LaRue County High School, asked about the lack of a nurse in the high school.

  • Culver – Bell

    Megan Elizabeth Culver of Hodgenville, and Andrew Moore Bell of New Hope, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Jeff and George Ann Stephens of Hodgenville, and Steve K. Culver of New Haven. She is a financial analyst for Kentucky plant locations of Jim Beam. She graduated with a degree in Accounting from University of Louisville College of Business.

  • Weddings

    Dakota and Angela Nunn were married July 12, 2014, at the LaRue County Environmental Education and Research Center.

    Angela is the daughter of Jack and Sharon Burnette of Osteen, Florida. She is a 2014 graduate of Pine Ridge High School.

    Dakota is the son of James and Valerie Nunn of Hodgenville. He is a 2014 graduate of Elizabethtown Community and Technical College.

    The couple resides in Hodgenville.



  • Rocks welcome Kase

    Daniel and Stefanie Rock are proud to announce the birth of a son, Kase Decker Rock, born Aug. 8, 2014, at Norton Suburban Hospital in Louisville.

    Kase weighed 7 pounds 4 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Jack and Bo Decker of Hodgenville. Paternal grandparents are Danny and Shirl Rock of Hodgenville and Randy and Dianna Hart of Elizabethtown.

    Kase was welcomed home by his big brother, Cannon.