Community News

  • Weekly Gas Report

     Average retail gasoline prices in Kentucky have fallen 10.3 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.46 per gallon Sunday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 2,623 gas outlets in Kentucky. This compares with the national average that has fallen 3.8 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.57 per gallon, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com. 

  • PHOTO - Yard Sale king

     Austin Hawkins became a walking billboard Saturday for the Our Lady of Mercy yard sale. He displayed a few of the items for sale as he stood in front of the church.

  • Community Calendar - June 26, 2013

     Distinguished Alumni sought

  • Skaggs earns $500 Memorial Scholarship

     Kayla Skaggs of Magnolia is the winner of the $500 Gerald T. McCubbin Memorial Scholarship sponsored by Magnolia Bank.

    The scholarship is awarded based on school activities, club memberships, community activities, scholastic honors, achievements and an essay.

    Skaggs, a 2013 graduate of LaRue County High School, plans to attend the University of Kentucky and pursue a degree in business accounting education.

    She is the daughter of Steve and Sandy Skaggs of Magnolia.

  • United Way invests $364,000

     The United Way of Central Kentucky renewed its commitment to its mission of connecting the community for the common good by investing $364,000 in eight local agencies that serve LaRue County through programs and services in education, financial stability, health and basic needs. 

  • Students graduate from Campbellsville University

     Campbellsville University graduated 170 master’s students and 262 undergraduate students on May 3 and 4.

  • Brown named to Dean’s List at Bellarmine University

     Bellarmine University has named New Haven resident Mary Brown to the dean’s list for spring 2013. 

    Brown is a freshman majoring in biology, and previously attended Nelson County High School.

    Bellarmine’s dean’s list recognizes students who receive a grade point average of 3.5 or above on a 4.0 scale.

  • Whitfield recieves Masters from Duke University

     Duke University awarded more than 5,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees during its annual commencement ceremony May 12.

  • Dennis receives bachelor’s of arts degree from Western

     Brystal Jordan Dennis graduated from Western Kentucky University with a bachelor’s of arts degree in anthropology and archeology and a minor in geology.

    She is the daughter of Tammy Wallace of Hodgenville and Scott and MaryAnn Dennis of Bardstown, and the granddaughter of Garland Wallace of White City. 

    She resides in White City. 

  • Tired of junk mail? Take action!

    Tired of sorting through piles of unwanted mail? Here are a few simple steps to shrink the pile of unwelcome mail you receive in your mailbox:

    Reduce direct mail and catalogs. Several free online services are available to help you reduce direct mailings (such as credit card offers, donation requests, bank offers, etc.) catalogs and circulars.