Today's News

  • Wayne Ridge provides riding program for autistic children

     If you are interested in the therapeutic program, riding lessons for your kids or anything else related to Wayne Ridge Farm, contact Jodi Johnson at (270) 320-5928.  

    Jodi Johnson rides horses in her sleep, kicking whoever is in bed with her as if she were nudging her horse. As someone who spends so much time with the animals, it comes as no surprise. 

  • Cameras make difference in prosecution of cases

     Fighting crime has gotten a little easier in LaRue County in the past year, thanks to the purchase of small video recorders that are clipped onto officers’ uniforms. 

  • Buffalo Bank robber at large

     Kentucky State Police and the LaRue County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a robbery that occurred about 12:50 p.m. Friday at Bank of Buffalo in Buffalo.

  • Logsdon faces drug charges

    Terry Ray Logsdon, 28, was charged July 2 with first degree possession of controlled substance, unspecified; buy or possession of drug paraphernalia; and possession of marijuana by the LaRue County Sheriff’s Office.

    He was lodged in the LaRue County Detention Center under $9,500 bond. He will be arraigned July 11 in LaRue District Court.

  • ANNIVERSARY: Rickie and Sharon Shoffner

     Rickie and Sharon Ogletree Shoffner of Hodgenville will celebrate their 25th anniversary July 11.

    They were married July 11, 1987, at Radcliff First Assembly of God.

    Sharon is self-employed at Just Hair by Sharon O. and works with the Impact ministry at Lakeside Worship Center, Elizabethtown.

    Rickie is retired from Dow Corning and works as a part-time deputy jailer in transport. He is the men’s ministry director at Lakeside Worship Center, Elizabethtown.

  • ENGAGEMENT: LeeAnn Willian and Andrew Cooper

     Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Bell and Mr. and Mrs. Dean Cooper announce the engagement and forthcoming wedding of their children, LeeAnn Willian and Andrew Cooper.

    The ceremony will be 7 p.m. July 20, 2012, at My Old Kentucky Home, 501 East Stephen Foster Ave., Bardstown. A reception will follow.

  • KSP accepting applications

     Kentucky State Police will begin accepting applications for its next traditional, 23-week cadet class on Aug. 1. The class is scheduled for the summer of 2013. Additional information and testing dates will be announced at that time.

  • ON EDUCATING LARUE: LACE Council recognizes volunteers

     Perhaps Marshall Metcalf summarized the reason he and so many others in the LaRue County community spend hours each week volunteering: “I enjoy helping others; it’s fun.”

    Metcalf led LaRue County High School’s Community Volunteer Service Club for the second straight year with over 70 hours spent volunteering.

    In addition to his hours with the club, Metcalf also tutors youth at Kids Crew daycare and volunteers in the summer reading program at LaRue County Library.

  • PHOTO: Stone House School 1902

  • New at LaRue's library: Blood Feud: The Hatfields and McCoys

     The LaRue County Public Library has several new books and DVDs for loan.

    Books – Danger in Plain Sightby Marta Perry; Between the Linesby Jodi Picoult; Coming Homeby Karen Kingsbury; Summerlandby Elin Hilderbrand; Wicked Businessby Janet Evanovich; Unconquered: The Saga of Cousins Jerry Lee Lewis, Jimmy Swaggart and Mickey Gilleyby J.D. Davis; The Pope and Iby Jerzy Kluger; Blood Feud: The Hatfields and McCoys by Lisa Alther; and The Politicianby Andrew Young.