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Today's News

  • Daylight Saving Time Begins

    Don't forget to set your clocks forward one hour when you go to bed Saturday night.

  • Relay for Life moving to Lincoln Square

    LaRue County’s Relay for Life Committee is changing things up a bit this year with the May 30 event not only moving locations, but changing the time and entertainment focus.

  • Discovery of headstone may cause revisionist Lincoln history

    DECATUR – A recently uncovered headstone at Greenwood Cemetery in Decatur could rewrite part of the family history of Illinois' most famous figure.

    That headstone belongs to Mary Hanks, who was the second cousin of Abraham Lincoln. While history books say she was born in 1824 and was buried in 1843, the headstone suggests she was instead buried in 1813, which would make her the oldest recorded burial in Decatur and perhaps the oldest in the entire state of Illinois.

  • Check on school's progress with one click

    Just as parents examine their child’s report card to see how well he is doing, so, too, can anyone with Internet access look at each Kentucky public school’s or district’s report card to see how it is performing.

    Each year, School and District Report Cards are posted on the Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE's) website. These Report Cards provide information including test performance, teacher qualifications, student safety, awards, parent involvement and much more.

  • 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.

  • More information released about Kinder-Morgan pipeline project

    As Kinder Morgan continues to take steps toward abandoning a portion of the Tennessee Gas Pipeline, the company has provided more information than ever before about the project.

    Recently, the Marion County Clerk’s Office received a DVD from Kinder Morgan that contains 53 files with more than 5,000 pages of information.

    Those records include a copy of the 34-page abbreviated application that the Tennessee Gas Pipeline LLC filed with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

  • Transportation Cabinet bracing for winter storm

     Kentucky Transportation Cabinet highway district road crews are preparing for yet another winter storm set to hit the state today and continue into Thursday morning.

  • TRACK: LCHS hosting All-Comers meet

    The LaRue County High School track team will host an All-Comers meet on March 10. Teams participating include Grayson, Marion, Bardstown Bethlehem, Green, Meade, Elizabethtown, Nelson and Fort Knox.

  • Unay Marcum named Employee of the Month

     Unay Marcum has been selected as the February Employee of the Month for Nationwide Uniform.

    She has been employed with Nationwide since March 1979 and is under the supervision of JoAnn Pearman in the trouser department.

    She will receive an award for her dedication and service.

  • Deaton named Employee of the Month

     Brittany Deaton has been selected as the March Employee of the Month for Nationwide Uniform.

    She has been employed with Nationwide since March 2014 and is under the supervision of Shanda Hemmer in the jacket department.

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