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Today's News

  • Man sentenced to 6 months after running from court

    A Bowling Green man, already facing several charges, made his situation worse Wednesday by running from the LaRue District Courtroom.

    Christopher Wayne Hornback, 44, was charged Sept. 16 with third-degree terroristic threatening after he allegedly went to a residence on River Road and threatened another man’s life. He was lodged in the LaRue County Detention Center and released on $500 bond two days later.

  • Shine on Abe: It’s your weekend!

    The Lincoln Days Festival has showcased the best of LaRue County since its beginning.

    The first weekend in October is dedicated to the best entertainment, crafts, quilts, food, parade and pioneer games and contests. And no one – absolutely no one – has a finer Lincoln Lookalike contest.

    Earlier this year, it became official when the readers of Kentucky Living magazine voted Lincoln Days as the Best Non-Music Festival in the state.

  • McConnell, Grimes spar over policy

    After he’s spent 30 years in Washington, U.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes no longer believes Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is the best candidate for Kentucky’s farmers.

      “Never has a senator been paid so much for doing so little for the people in Kentucky,” Grimes said at Kentucky Farm Bureau’s “Measure the Candidates” forum, held at its headquarters in Louisville on Wednesday. 

  • Drug overdose is leading cause of death in state

    Most Kentucky adults don't know that drug overdose is the leading cause of death in the state, but those in the east do.

  • Aguilar honored by Nationwide Uniform

     Veronica Aguilar has been selected as the September Employee of the Month for Nationwide Uniform.

    She has been employed with Nationwide since September 2013 and is under the supervision of Charie Glenn in the trouser department.

    She will receive a special award for her dedication and service.

  • Cobb named Employee of the Month

     Shirley Cobb has been selected as the October Employee of the Month for Nationwide Uniform.

    She began employment in November 1980 and has been most recently been under the supervision of Debra Coursey in the trouser department.

  • Sports Shorts - Oct. 1, 2014

     Sports passes available

    LaRue County High School sports passes are available. $50 for students; $100 for adults. All-sport family passes (for K-12 students and immediate family) are $150. Passes are available at games or contact David Dawson at 270-358-2210.

     

    Lincoln Days Railsplitter Run

  • School Calendar – Oct. 1, 2014

     ALL SCHOOLS

    Free GED practice test at adult education center

    Students can take the GED Ready practice test for free at their local adult education center through Oct. 3. Students can see whether they're ready to pass the GED and get a personalized study plan to help focus their studying so they can score higher. Anyone, regardless of whether they are enrolled in the local program or not, is eligible. Call Sarah Hornback at LaRue County Adult Education at 270-358-8334 to make an appointment for the pre-test.

  • Church Calendar - Oct. 1, 2014

      Lincoln Days Nondenominational Community Service

    Gary Hendrickson will speak at Lincoln Days’ nondenominational service 11 a.m. Oct. 5 on Lincoln Square.

  • Reunions - Oct. 1, 2014

      Class of 1974