Today's News

  • PHOTO: Fort Knox Silver

    Fort Knox Federal Credit Union is a Silver Sponsor for the LaRue County Relay for Life. Katie McDowell, Hodgenville branch manager, left, presents Kristin Darrow of the American Cancer Society the donation.

  • Commonwealth Clean-up Week, March 21-28

     It’s time to pull your work boots and gloves out of winter storage and participate in this year’s Commonwealth Cleanup Week, March 21-28.

    Volunteers from across Kentucky will fill trash bags and pick up old tires during this 17th annual event.

  • PHOTO: PVA speaks to retirees


    Hardin County PVA Danny Hutcherson spoke at the March meeting of Kentucky Public Retirees - Lincoln Trail Chapter. The group meets at 11:30 a.m. on the second Monday of each month. The April 13 meeting will be held at Golden Corral in Elizabethtown with Lisa Pullin of Intrepid Home Health as the speaker.


  • COLUMN: Trust in the Lord alone

    My favorite scripture apart from John 3:16 is Proverbs 3:5-7. In a world of distrust, with many not living up to their promises, Solomon tells us about the person we can trust.

  • COLUMN: Pick a better bull

    One way a beef producer can increase net income is to improve herd genetics through individual bull selection. A beef producer should assess four primary characteristics for a herd bull when considering a purchase. These are reproductive soundness, structural soundness, and visual evaluation and performance characteristics.

  • Bucks for Bright Ideas rewards thinkers

    Area residents with ideas that could lead to a new business could win assistance to help move their idea forward.

    The Bowling Green, Elizabethtown and Owensboro offices of the Kentucky Innovation Network are accepting applications for the 2015 “Buck$ for Bright Ideas” competition through April 24.

  • COLUMN: Eat right during menopause

    Menopause or “change-of-life,” is a normal part of life. As women age, hormone levels decrease and this can lead to a slower metabolism, a loss of lean muscle and weight gain, especially around the belly or abdominal area. As some individual’s age they tend to be less active while eating the same or larger portions of food. This may cause weight gain.

  • PHOTO: ALES team recognized for Governor's Cup success

    Abraham Lincoln Elementary School students who competed in the District Governor’s Cup were recognized March 16 by the LaRue County School Board. Front from left, Gabe Portier, Dylan Derosha, Brandon Hollis, Brenna Southwood, Will Faulkner, Layla Vertrees; back, Coach Karlotta Cecil, Macy Stillwell, Alen Loyall, Jacob Hinton, Jake Skaggs, Connor Nicholas and Coach Kathy Ross.

  • PHOTO: HES Quick Recall recognized

    Hodgenville Elementary School students who competed in the District Governor’s Cup were recognized March 16 by the LaRue County School Board. These students were on the Quick Recall team. Front from left, Aaron Silva, Natalie Gentry; back, Coach Lacy Hatfield, Brooke Speakman, Jackson Carpenter and Macie Sandidge.

  • PHOTO: Benjamin Locke recognized

    LaRue County High School senior Benjamin Locke, right, was recognized March 16 by the LaRue County School Board. Locke received the Black History Maker of Tomorrow scholarship from McDonald’s Restaurants of Kentuckiana. At left is School Board Chairman Price Smith.