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  • Making nursing home residents savvy

    Thanks to a Student Technology Leadership Program, Savvy Sunrise, several LaRue County High School students are teaching Sunrise Manor residents how to use technology tools and in doing so are forming bonds of friendship with the elders, as the nursing home prefers to call the residents.

    Theresa Banks, LCHS technology resource technician, noted some unexpected benefits the interaction has produced.

  • Mat Hawks Region Champs

    The LCHS Mat Hawks wrestling team won the region 2 championship last weekend in a dominating fashion.

    The Mat Hawks entered the tournament as one of the favorites and they came away with their 13th region championship in the last 24 years. It was also the first region championship the Mat Hawks have won since Head Coach Eric Burrell took over in 2013.

  • Farmers concerned about speed limit on Lincoln Parkway

    LaRue County farmers have expressed concern about the speed limit increase on Lincoln Parkway from 55 to 65 MPH questioning if they are still able to drive their farm equipment on the roadway.

  • LaRue County Celebrates Lincoln's 208th birthday

    LaRue County celebrated Abraham Lincoln’s birthday on Sunday, February 12, with a traditional wreath laying ceremony and a luncheon.

    Wreath laying ceremony

    A crowd of around 60 people attended the wreath laying ceremony in front of the Memorial Cabin at Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Park. Those in attendance also included Cub scouts with Pack 155 of Fort Knox and Mary Todd Lincoln impersonators Susan Miller of Nicholasville and Joan Howard of Frankfort.

  • Choosing life no matter what

    A LaRue County couple is sharing the story about the birth of their daughter to always choose life over abortion and to raise awareness about birth defects.

    Craig and Kelly Dunn of Upton welcomed their baby girl, Paisley Mae, into the world on March 3, 2016. Thousands of births happen every day, but Paisley’s was different.

  • Embry case postponed

    Former LaRue County High School principal Kyle Goodlett child pornography case continued until next month.

    Goodlett appeared in Hardin County Circuit Court for a pretrial conference on Tuesday, February 7.

    Assistant Commonwealth attorney Teresa Logsdon asked the judge to postpone the pretrial so prosecutors can have more time to work on the case. In the meantime, Logsdon said she has met with federal prosecutors and that they both determined to keep the cases separate.

  • Goodlett Case continues

    Former LaRue County High School principal Kyle Goodlett child pornography case continued until next month.

    Goodlett appeared in Hardin County Circuit Court for a pretrial conference on Tuesday, February 7.

    Assistant Commonwealth attorney Teresa Logsdon asked the judge to postpone the pretrial so prosecutors can have more time to work on the case. In the meantime, Logsdon said she has met with federal prosecutors and that they both determined to keep the cases separate.

  • Meth bust in Buffalo

    Four meth arrests were made on February 1, after LaRue County Sheriff’s Department responded to a complaint of illegal drug activity at a residence in Buffalo.

  • Celebrate Lincoln's Birthday

    LaRue County is gearing up to celebrate the 208th birthday of Abraham Lincoln who was born in a small cabin near Sinking Spring near Hodgenville.

  • Ribbon Cutting held for Birds on a Wire

    A new specialty store has opened up in LaRue County that promises to help bring the sweet sounds of nature’s finest musicians to your backyard.

    The LaRue County Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the grand opening of Birds on a Wire, a shop that specializes in birdseed, bird feeders, bird houses and coffee, for human consumption of course.

    When D.J. Canter of Hodgenville started to think about retiring from teaching at LaRue County Schools, she knew that she would need some way to still interact with people on a regular basis.