Today's News

  • Students honored by Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University has announced the academic honors' list for the spring 2012 semester.
    The academic honors' list recognizes students who achieve a grade point average of 3.50 or above for the semester with a course load of at least 12 hours.
    The following students have been named to Campbellsville University's Dean's Honors List:

  • Darst indicted on theft charge

    Former Larue County Deputy Sheriff Joshua Matthew “Matt” Darst, 31, was indicted by a LaRue County grand jury Monday, May 21, on one count each of theft by unlawful taking, tampering with physical evidence and first-degree official misconduct.
    Darst is accused with recovering a stolen motorcycle “with the intent to deprive the owner of its use by keeping it himself. Darst altered the appearance of the motorcycle in an attempt to mask its identity by the owner,” according to a news release by Kentucky State Police.

  • ELECTION: Sims wins Democratic nod for state rep race

    Only 8.5 percent of registered voters in LaRue County turned out for Tuesday’s Primary Election.

    There were no local races which accounted for low voter turnout, officials said. One state race was determined.

    Former state rep. Dottie J. Sims of Horse Cave secured the Democratic nomination for the 19th District state representative by defeating Phinis Hundley of Hodgenville, 1,017 to 603.

    Sims won both Hart (582 to 238) and Edmonson (156 to 54) Counties but lost LaRue County, 311 to 279.

  • Kyle Meredith signs with Lindsey Wilson

     Kyle Meredith has signed to play baseball with Lindsey WIlson College. Front from left, Katie Meredith, Karen Meredith, Kyle, Kevin Meredith and Lindsey Wilson Head Coach Jonathan Parsons. Back, Hawks Head Coach Chris Price, Athletic Director David Dawson, Assistant Coach Eric Allen and LCHS Principal Paul Mullins.

  • COURT BRIEFS - May 23, 2012


    Brandon Maddox (1990) received a diverted sentence May 7 after pleading guilty to complicity, theft by unlawful taking/disposition auto in LaRue Circuit Court. He was ordered to pay $656.90 costs.


    Five-year suspended sentence

  • New job training available for veterans

     Unemployed veterans aged 35 to 60 may qualify for up to 12 months of job training through the new Veterans Retraining Assistance Program.

    VRAP will provide training for programs of education that lead to a high-demand occupation. The program, a joint effort of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and Department of Labor, will start July 1.

  • Regional job fair to be hosted in Elizabethtown

     Lincoln Trail Career Centers and the Hardin County Chamber of Commerce will host a regional job and career fair 10 a.m.-3 p.m. May 31 at the Pritchard Community Center, 404 South Mulberry Street, US 62, in Elizabethtown.

    Available positions vary and include customer service representatives, police officers, college instructors, health and medical positions, mechanical engineers, package handlers and sales representatives, among others. To see the full list of companies planning to attend, visit www.ltcareercenter.org

  • Library has new books and DVDs

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

    DVDs – One for the Money; The Vow; The Genesis Code; Elizabethtown; and American Experience: The Amish.

    Books – American Folk Artby Kristin Congdon; The Other Side of Sufferingby John Ramsey; Thought Revolutionby William Donius; 11th Hourby James Patterson; Deadlockedby Charlaine Harris; Hannah's Joyby Marta Perry; and Last Boyfriendby Nora Roberts.

  • SOFTBALL: Lady Hawks honored on senior night

     The Lady Hawk seniors and their families were honored at the team’s last regular season home game Thursday. From left, Bethany Skaggs, Brittany Enlow and Megan Smith.

  • Free fishing weekend is June 2-3

     Kentucky's Free Fishing Weekend, which began more than 30 years ago, offers youngsters and families an opportunity to try fishing at no cost on June 2-3.

    All anglers, both youngsters and adults, may fish without a license those two days. However, all anglers must still observe minimum size limits and creel limits.

    At several locations around the state, Kentucky Fish and Wildlife has partnered with sportsmen's clubs, parks departments or other government agencies to provide a variety of fishing events and activities for new anglers.