Today's News

  • Ray gets Patriots’ first win

    Saint Catharine’s Patriot wrestling squad traveled to the Buckeye State this past weekend for their first-ever tournament as a program. The Grappling Patriots competed in the inaugural Case Western Reserve University Wrestling Festival on the campus of CWRU. The event consisted of two separate events – the Bob Del Rosa Duals and the Claude Sharer Classic.

  • Sandidge leads Campbellsville to third in conference

    Campbellsville University Men’s Cross Country team placed third at the 2014 Mid-South Conference Championships last weekend.

    “Our men did a great job. We had six of the 10 guys either have a lifetime or season best 8K time on Saturday,” said Coach Hilary Lakes. “They went out there and competed and ran great. I am really proud of how they worked together as a team, not just at conference, but the entire season.”

    Hodgenville freshman Adam Sandidge led the team, finishing in sixth place with a time of 26:28.4.

  • Mat Hawks prepare for new season

    The 2014-15 version of the Hawks Wrestling program is out, and second year Head Coach Eric Burrell is optimistic things will go better than his first year at the helm. The Mat Hawks are looking to improve on the 17-12 record from last season.

    Coach Burrell inherited a program led by its only coach (in school history) in Gary Canter.

  • Students get head start on college

    Since 2008, the number of Kentucky public high school students taking Advanced Placement examinations has more than doubled from 14,664 to 30,133, according to data released from the College Board.

    LaRue County High School has followed that trend with more students in more classes gaining a head start on college credits.

    “The AP test scores range from 1-5,” explained Jo Newton, LaRue County High School counselor. “Students scoring a three or higher, typically, receive college credit for that subject.”

  • UPDATE Boil Water Advisory Lifted: City of Hodgenville

     UPDATE: The boil water advisory was lifted at 4 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 19, according to Hodgenville Mayor Kenny DeVore.

    The City of Hodgenville has issued a boil water advisory for residents on Miami Court due to a water main leak.

    It will be in place approximately 24 hours.

    For more information, call City Hall at 270-358-3832.

  • Schools closed, conditions to worsen

    LaRue County Schools were called off Monday, Nov. 17, due to icy road conditions.

    Local law enforcement is staying busy, working the scenes of both injury and non-injury accidents. Motorists are urged to use caution as temperatures are forecast to plummet this afternoon.

  • KCTCS board picked preferred candidate for president without notifying media of meeting

     When the Kentucky Community and Technical College System Board of Regents held a special meeting Tuesday in Frankfort to pick a preferred presidential candidate, no one from the media or the public witnessed the event.

    That's because lawyers for KCTCS decided to invoke a little-used section of the state's Open Meetings Act, effectively allowing the board to conduct public business in secret.

  • New Haven center hopes to provide social activities, education

     The Historical Preservation and Information Center, located at 306 Center St. in New Haven, has been developing over the past year into a gathering place for the community and a celebration of town history and local military personnel.

    In the front room of the building, photographs of New Haven veterans line the walls, and in the office area, Tessie Cecil, director of the center, displays a collection of items and photos of New Haven businesses and landmarks throughout the years.

  • Green County woman dies in crash

    A Green County woman died Nov. 2 in a single-vehicle crash on Ky. 569, the Record Herald reported.

    Veronica Greene, 46, was driving a 2010 Nissan Rogue east near the Brush Creek Bridge about 3:15 p.m. when she ran off the right side of the roadway, over-corrected, and lost control. The vehicle crashed into a rock bank and overturned. She was not wearing a seatbelt.

    Green County Coroner Carol Ray pronounced her dead at the scene.

  • Rogers elected New Haven mayor

    New Haven will have its third mayor in five months. Commissioner Jeff Rogers won the mayoral race Nov. 4 with 169 votes against two write-candidates who had almost identical names.

    Charles Lemons got 23 write-ins, and Charles R. Lemons got only one.

    Rogers will succeed Guyula Johnson, who was appointed mayor to fill the unexpired term of her husband, Mayor Bobby Johnson, but did not want to run for election.