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Today's News

  • Prenatal care critical for CHD babies

    When Gary Clifford Jr. and Chelsea Gray found out they were having a son they never imagined the journey they would endure for the next several months leading up to and following his birth and the courage they would find in helping their baby live and thrive.

  • Man injured in logging accident
  • First KY Caucus

    LaRue County Republicans are gearing up for becoming part of history as Kentucky’s first Presidential Caucus nears.

    Voting in the March 5 Kentucky Caucus will be much like voting in a May Primary with a few differences.

    “We will have an area roped off which will separate secret ballot voting booths from the area where candidates, representatives and the LaRue County GOP will be available for discussions,” said Gil Myers, LaRue County Republican Caucus Chairman.

  • Decades of devoted love

    A strong love for God and for each other has been the bedrock foundation of a marriage of almost 58 years between Reverend Gordon McDowell and his wife Wilma.

    “If God is not in the middle, you don’t have anything to hold a marriage together,” said McDowell from his home on B. F. Brown Road near Buffalo. “Marriage is not a 50-50 proposition; it’s really a 100-100 partnership if it’s going to last.”

    That union began when he was 18-years-old and she was 17-years-old on June 11, 1958.

  • Community play scheduled this weekend

    LaRue County Drama will perform a well known comedic play next weekend entitled “You Can’t Take It With You.”

    The play will be performed in the LaRue County High School auditorium on Friday, February 12 at 7 p.m., Saturday, February 13 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, February 14 at 1:30 p.m. Tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for students. The show on Sunday can also include a dinner for $15 each.

  • Hodgenville discusses raising insurance tax

    The Hodgenville City council debated and heard the first reading of an ordinance that will raise the tax on insurance premiums for citizens in the city.

    Councilmember Mitchell Key sponsored the proposed ordinance that would raise the current insurance premium tax from nine percent to ten percent. He said the fire department’s recent ISO rating is expected to drop home insurance premiums, causing a drop in the amount the city will receive on taxes from the insurance premium tax.

  • LaRue Co. Circuit Clerk Office encourages organ donation

    The LaRue County Circuit Clerk Office finished the year of 2015 by helping hundreds of people through the Kentucky Organ Donor Registry and the Trust for Life program.

    In addition to their daily courthouse responsibilities, the LaRue County Circuit Clerk’s Office gives everyone the opportunity to make a heroic decision by either becoming an organ donor or making a $1 donation through the Trust for Life program to promote organ donation.

  • Harmon releases audit of former LC Sheriff’s tax settlement

    State Auditor Mike Harmon recently released the audit of the sheriff’s settlement of the 2014 taxes for former LaRue County Sheriff Merle Edlin.

    State law requires the auditor to annually audit the accounts of each county sheriff. In compliance with this law, the auditor issues two sheriff’s reports each year: one reporting on the audit of the sheriff’s tax account and the other reporting on the audit of the fee account used to operate the office.

  • More wintry weather
  • Lincoln Jamboree Annual Talent Showdown

    Talented individuals, singers and musicians should prepare themselves to belt it out. It’s time for the Lincoln Jamboree 62nd Annual Talent Showdown.