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Today's News

  • Short days, long nights, use your headlights

     The first day of winter is the shortest day of the year, meaning daylight is at its minimum. It’s also the season in which motorists find themselves driving more in the dark – and encountering others who are driving without headlights.

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet and Kentucky State Police remind motorists to make themselves visible. Crashes often occur because drivers don’t see other vehicles. 

  • PHOTO: BUFFALO BISONS 1946

     The Buffalo High School Bisons in this undated photo are front, Gene Scott, Bobby Durham, Leonard Scott, Charles McClain, and Morrison Rose; back, Coach Grant Jones, Clifford Reed, Billy Brooks, Bessie Bradshaw, Asa Jones, Edwin Downs and Principal Cecil Thompson. Superintendent Sam Sanders shared the photo.


  • PHOTO: BUFFALO BISONS

     The Buffalo High School Bisons in this undated photo are front, Gene Scott, Bobby Durham, Leonard Scott, Charles McClain, and Morrison Rose; back, Coach Grant Jones, Clifford Reed, Billy Brooks, Bessie Bradshaw, Asa Jones, Edwin Downs and Principal Cecil Thompson. Superintendent Sam Sanders shared the photo.

  • COLUMN: Caregiver Survival Guide: Managing loved ones' medical care

    These are quick tips for caregiver’s in managing your loved ones medical care. These tips are from a UK Pharmacy School faculty member.

    • Prepare for the doctor’s visit. Ask about drug cost saving strategies. Find drug information sources. Here are a few Internet sites: www.medlineplus.gov; www.talkaboutrx.org; and http://foundation.acponline.org/hl/hiresources.htm.

  • PHOTO: McDonald's donates $100 to Santa Project

        Tom Burrell, owner/operator of Hodgenville McDonald's, presented a check for $100 to Ann 'Snookie' Morrison and the Santa Helpers. The volunteers provide toys and clothing to children throughout LaRue County on Christmas Eve. Morrison said she will purchase toys with the funds.

  • PHOTO: Hodgenville McDonald's holds ribbon-cutting

  • Better Business Bureau: Tips on returns and exchanges

     A survey by the National Retail Federation shows more than one in three consumers, 38 percent, are expected to return at least some portion of their holiday gifts this year.

    When it comes to returns and exchanges, not every retailer is the same.

    Some businesses even implement separate policies around special sales and holidays. BBB is encouraging consumers to carefully read and understand all policies before buying or returning. Your BBB has the following advice for hassle-free returns and exchanges:

  • COLUMN: Christmas is not joyous for all

     People react in different ways to Christmas. For some Christmas has been a time of joy and giving, parties and hearing from people they haven't heard from all year. For others there is sadness, loneliness, depression and despair.

    The question was posed to several people asking if they were looking forward to Christmas this year. One person said, “No. Christmas reminds me of things that ought to be, but are not.” 

  • PHOTO: Drunkard's Path

     LaRue County’s latest addition to the Quilt Trail is at the home of Paula, John and Sam Varney at 2773 Bardstown Road, Hodgenville. The pattern is Drunkard’s Path and is based on a handmade quilt by Paula's grandmother, Marie LaRue.

  • South Fork Area Homemakers meet Dec. 19

    The South Fork Area Homemakers met Dec. 19 at the LaRue County Extension Office.

    Present were 15 members: Virginia Allen, Delores Bale, Janice Bowen, Julie Devore, Exie Elliott, Ann E. Flanders, Emogene Gardner, Hazel Hodges, Mary Lois Hornback, Clovis Johnson, Billie Shahayda, Linda Simmons, Della Thomas, Doris Jean Holleran and Patsy Thomas.

    Hostesses were Doris Jean Holleran and Ann E. Flanders.