Today's News

  • LCHS student selected to attend meeting in St. Louis

    Kellie Owen, a senior at LaRue County High School and one of two Lincoln Trail Youth Leaders of the Year, attended the Town Meeting on Tomorrow in October in St. Louis. Owen was selected to attend the four-day event, sponsored by the National Council on Youth Leadership. During the stay she participated in team building activities, improved leadership skills, visited the St. Louis Zoo and toured Washington University.

    Students from across the country heard many speakers, including Greg Stokes, former NBA player and Karen McCaa, inspirational speaker.

  • ALES and HES induct Junior Beta members

    Seventy-two fifth-grade students from Hodgenville Elementary and Abraham Lincoln Elementary were granted membership into the National Junior Beta Association Nov. 24 at Abraham Lincoln Elementary. Beta members from LaRue County Middle School assisted sponsors Allison McDowell and Traci Weaver in the induction ceremony held before a crowd of parents and teachers. As members of this association, students must not only meet academic requirements, but display leadership and community spirit.

  • Lady Hawks' district hopes dashed by Green County

    The Lady Hawks  varsity basketball season ended abruptly Monday night. In the first-round of the 18th District Tournament, Green County beat LaRue County 59-46.

    Green went on the win the district title with a 59-48 victory over Hart County in Friday night's championship game. It was the fourth straight year that Green earned the district title.

  • Schools have options for approaching ‘Snow Days’

    Remember when you were a kid waking up on a school day after the evening weather forecast had called for a chance of snow?

    More than likely, one question filled your mind as you raced to the window and pulled back the curtains to see if any of the white stuff had fallen - “Is there going to be school today?”

    With our coldest and snowiest months now approaching, that question probably will be repeated many times not only by students but by their parents as well.

    What’s the best way to find out?

  • Good dental care begins at birth

    Because we want our children to have beautiful healthy smiles for a lifetime, start early to ensure their future dental health. The following tips and guidelines will put your children on the path to a lifetime of healthy habits.

  • Bond reduced for shooting suspects

    At a bond hearing Feb. 23, Nelson Circuit Court Judge Charles Simms reduced the $1 million cash-only bail for two of the three men accused of murdering Donald C. Marshall of Hodgenville.

    Stephen Austin Howard and Maurice Greenwell had their bonds reduced to $300,000 cash or property. The amount represented a middle ground after lawyers for the defendants argued that they should be released on their own recognizance while the commonwealth said it should stay at $1 million.

  • Church calendar

    Middle Creek Baptist holds revival

    Middle Creek Baptist Church will have revival 7 p.m. March 12-14 with Bro. Billy Curle preaching.

    Faithful Citizenship Luncheon to be held in Bardstown

  • Lincoln Trail offers training opportunities

    Lincoln Trail Career Centers encourage dislocated and unemployed workers in LaRue County to register for short-term training opportunities. Financial assistance is available for LaRue County residents who qualify. The Centers work with local agencies, learning centers and universities to provide affordable education for people wishing to boost their current skills or re-train for a new career. Partners include the Department for Adult Education and Literacy, the Office of Employment and Training, Kentucky Community and Technical Colleges and St. Catharine College.

  • Teenager enters guilty plea


  • Leadership opportunities exist for 4-Hers

    Our young people are the future leaders and decision makers of the nation. 4-H offers youth a prime opportunity to explore and engage in leadership roles. By participating in a leadership role in organizations like 4-H, young people have the opportunity to develop critical thinking, communication and life skills that will aid them in making crucial future decisions.

    Many leadership experiences are geared toward older youth, but younger youth also have the opportunity to become leaders early in their 4-H career.