Today's News

  • KDA cuts ribbon on new safety display

    A new exhibit will show Kentucky farmers, emergency responders and others how to handle emergencies related to anhydrous ammonia.

    Kentucky Department of Agriculture staff, other state officials, and industry dignitaries cut the ribbon to place an anhydrous ammonia display into service Feb. 13 during the National Farm Machinery Show at the Kentucky Exposition Center.

  • PHOTO: Page Cayleigh

     On Feb.12, State Rep. Terry Mills welcomed Cayleigh Allen to the Kentucky House of Representatives, where she served as a House page. Cayleigh is a senior at LaRue County High School.

  • Puckett, Milby successful at WKU tourney

    The Western Kentucky University Forensics Team traveled to Peoria and Normal, Illinois, and Bowling Green, Ohio, to compete in four tournaments the weekend of Feb. 27-28.

    In Illinois the team placed first in team sweepstakes, ahead of 10 other schools, including Bradley University, Illinois State University and Ball State University.

  • COLUMN: Daily think on things above

    Hopefully you read last week’s devotion because I want to expand on what Paul said to the Christians in Colossians 3:1-4. He says, “Since, then, you have been raised with Christ, set your hearts on things above ... Set your minds on things above…”

    He uses an imperative ... “set.” The Christian is to seek heaven. We are to think of heaven. Paul realized that you change your actions when you change your thinking and beliefs. In due course your actions will change. So the Apostle wanted us to give a large place in our thoughts to heaven.

  • PHOTO: Senior band members honored

    Senior Band of Hawks members were honored at last week’s District Tournament. From left, Alexandra Bixenman, John Michael Lawler, Blake Merryman, Kaylee Smith and Victoria Smith.

  • PHOTO: Senior cheerleaders honored

    Senior members of the LaRue County High School Cheerleading Squad were honored at last week’s District Basketball Tournament. From left, Montana Metcalf, Allyson Hutchins, Darienne Grimes and Gabriela Garcia.

  • PHOTO: Senior basketball players honored

    Senior members of the LaRue County High School Basketball Teams were honored at last week’s District Tournament. From left, Caleb Sheffer, Alyson Yingling and Micah Wiseman.

  • Boston man injured in Lyons Station crash

    A Boston man was injured in a collision around 8 a.m. Monday morning at the intersection of Lyons Station Road and U.S. 31E in New Haven.

    Michael Ramsey, 33, of Bardstown, was driving east on Lyons Station and didn’t stop at the intersection, according to a Nelson County Sheriff’s Office media notice.

    Ramsey’s 2000 Chevy Malibu struck a southbound 2002 Dodge Caravan driven by David Newman, 67, of New Haven.

    Ramsey told the investigating officers that he was unfamiliar with the road and the glare of the rising sun obscured his vision.

  • Farm Safety Symposium is March 13

    It’s a parent’s worst nightmare – a phone call or a knock on the front door from authorities bearing the news that a loved one has been killed or injured in an accident.

    “A Parent’s Worst Nightmare” is the theme of the 2015 Louis Crosier Farm Safety Symposium at the Dixie Fire School in March. The symposium is scheduled for March 13 at 7 p.m. EST in the RPC212 auditorium at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College.

  • PHOTO: Sweet music