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  • Brass Quintet earns distinguished ratings

    The LaRue County High School Quintet performed two sections and earned two distinguished ratings at the KMEA solo/ensemble competition last Saturday at North Hardin High School.

    In January, quintet leader Larry Davis began rehearsals with the members of the quintet with two goals in mind, the first to compete at this year’s Solo/Ensemble Contest and the second to earn distinguished ratings on the two pieces they played for the judge.

    “I am pleased to report we achieved both of those goals,” Davis said.

  • State highway projects finalized for LaRue County

    More than $1,000,000 in funds have been set aside in the state construction plan to improve access from Hodgenville to I-65.

    According to the 2016-2018 Biennial Highway Construction Plan, $2,580,000 will be spent on road projects with the largest project being a reconstruction-rehabilitation and improvement project on KY 222 for $1,000,000.

  • Vehicle accident damages fence
  • Semi-truck causes road closure
  • Single vehicle accident on Bardstown Road
  • Single vehicle accident on Greensburg Road
  • Relay for Life luminaries now available

    With Relay for Life just around the corner on June 4, many people are scrambling to honor and remember past cancer victims with luminaries, which are a main part of the annual event.

    The lighted bags which line the perimeter of the square can be obtained from any Relay team and advanced notice is encouraged due to the volume of luminaries at the LaRue County event. The lighting ceremony is slated for 10:30 p.m. on June 4.

    Contact any of the following teams for more information about obtaining a luminary:

  • Living Strong continuing legacy

    In 2004-2005, Jim Rogers was fighting a battle like no other, a battle for his life. Given only a small chance of survival from his cancer, he and his family refused to give up and sought out medical treatments and expertise in other states. During the treatments, Janis was approached by fellow First Baptist Church member Emma Cox about starting a Relay for Life team to support Jim and his family. Janis and Jim soon had several family members and fellow church members step up and the rest is history.

  • Jail log - May 4, 2016

    Bookings at the LaRue County Detention Center from Monday, April 25 to Monday, May 2.

    Benjamin Thomas Butler, 33, of Sonora was charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and second degree wanton endangerment. He remains lodged in LCDC on bond. Arresting agency was the Kentucky State Police.

    Dalton D. Carter, 19, of Buffalo was charged with second degree disorderly conduct, public intoxication-controlled substance and resisting arrest. He was released from LCDC on bond. Arresting agency was the Hodgenville Police Department.

  • Accident on Walnut Street