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Today's News

  • ALES celebrates Red Ribbon Week

    Students and staff at Abraham Lincoln Elementary celebrated Red Ribbon Week Oct. 28 through Nov. 1 with a variety of drug awareness events.

  • COLUMN: Every hour, every day

    George W. Smith

    Dwight L. Moody, an American evangelist in the 1800s, said about grace, “it is not a little prayer you chant before receiving a meal. It is a way to live.” He continued, “The law tells me how crooked I am. Grace comes along and straightens me out.”

  • PHOTO: Knowledge Masters
  • COLUMN: Learn about DNA testing in genealogy research

     The LaRue County Genealogy Society is investigating the latest tools available to answer questions about our ancestors. 

    How does this work? Can it help me find this person that I have been searching for? This process has many questions for me. I thought Ancestry.com was the ultimate tool in research.

  • ON EDUCATING LARUE: Talk of the Hawk gets new look

    LaRue County High School’s online student publication, “Talk of the Hawk,” is sporting a new look this year.

    For several years, students published in a format that mimicked an actual print magazine with the readers digitally “turning pages.”

    Last year, students decided that they wanted a more "website" type presentation, according to their adviser, creative writing teacher and English department chair Summer Garris.

  • ECTC to host Louisville Vocal Project

    Elizabethtown Community and Technical College will present a concert by an outstanding a cappella choir, the Louisville Vocal Project.

    The concert is 6:30 p.m. Nov. 21 in the Science Auditorium of the College. The public is invited and there is no admission charge.

  • Striking oil in Raywick

    Fans of the television series “Dallas” will recall that Southfork was where the fictional Ewing family made its oil fortune.

    Today, Dry Fork Road in Marion County is producing oil, and it’s real.

    “It’s like anything you’d get out of the Middle East,” said Elmer George, who owns the property in question along with Joe Paul Daugherty.

    They hired Tim Carnes and Paul Whitlow to drill a few months ago, and to date, they have shipped more then 350 barrels of oil.

  • PHOTO: Lincoln Days Quilt Show People's Choice
  • COLUMN: Check out the new library services

    Most people envision books and magazines when they think of the library.

    If you regularly peruse articles featuring the LaRue County Public Library, you may also be aware of the many services available to you, from Internet service to faxes.

  • CROSS COUNTRY: Sandidge takes fourth at State

    In a typical race, LaRue County senior Adam Sandidge usually kicks things into another gear after the first mile.

    That’s when he gets comfortable and keeps a steady pace, but Saturday wasn’t a typical race for him.

    Chest and leg pain prevented him from taking the intensity up a few notches, but Sandidge wasn’t going to let that keep him from another top-five finish at the KHSAA State Cross Country Championships.