Today's News

  • ENGAGEMENT: Megan Ross and Leron Logsdon

     Megan Ross of Sonora and Leron Logsdon of Eastview announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    The bride to be is a 2001 graduate of Central Hardin High School and a 2005 graduate of Laramie County Community College in Cheyenne, Wyoming, with an associate’s degree in equine training and management. She is an equine inside sales representative for MWI.

    The prospective groom is a 1992 graduate of Central Hardin High School and attended Western Kentucky University 1997-98. He is a cell tower technician and co-ower of CellTek.

  • ON EDUCATING LARUE: Schools enter testing mode

     LaRue County Schools are completing preparations for Unbridled Learning accountability testing this month.

    One part of that assessment, The Kentucky Performance Rating for Educational Progress (K-PREP) for grades 3-8 and 10-11 consists of multiple-choice, extended-response, and short answer questions. LaRue County students will take the assessment May 21-23 and 27-28.

  • Saint Catherine students tops in 5K
  • Illegally placed signs will be removed

    Residents, business operators and property owners along US and KY routes are reminded Kentucky Transportation Cabinet crews have authority and will remove political signs along state maintained right-of-way areas.

    Additionally, KYTC officials take this opportunity to remind everyone no yard sale, auction, business or any other sign is allowed on state maintained right-of-way areas. Such signs must be placed beyond right-of-way limits. Right-of-way fence is included in this restriction. On roads with a right-of-way fence, no signs may be attached.

  • COLUMN: Say 'thank you' to moms and role models
  • Wright attends training

     William Steve Wright completed several days of advanced training with America’s IRA Experts on April 24-26 in Orlando, Florida, hearing about key areas that can impact tax planning and ensure his clients and families can keep more of their retirement savings.

  • PHOTOS: Plowshares Farm visit
  • Transportation Cabinet announces road projects

      The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has approved nearly $2.6 million in safety improvement road projects.

    The projects, which include guardrail repair, striping of narrow roadways and sign repairs, are under the Highway Safety Improvement Program funded by federal funds and administered by the state.

    Under HSIP, the state will allocate between $25 million and $35 million this year for highway safety projects that have the potential to achieve significant reductions in highway fatalities and serious injuries.

  • 4-H Calendar - May 7, 2014

     Dog Club

    The 4-H Dog Club will meet 3:30-4:45 p.m. May 8 at the Extension office.


    Livestock Club

    The 4-H Livestock Club will meet at 4:15 p.m. May 9 at Martin Meadow Farms for a goat judging clinic. Members from Taylor County will attend. Contact the Extension office at 270-358-3401 for directions.


    Poultry Club

    The 4-H Poultry Club will meet 3:30 p.m. May 14 at the Extension office.


  • TRACK AND FIELD: LaRue All-Comers

    LaRue County All-Comers

    April 19


    Boys 100-Meter Dash

    4. Kyle Edlin, 12.54

    7. Blake Merryman, 12.84

    11. Hunter Thomas, 13.74


    Boys 200-Meter Dash

    1. Austin Parrish, 23.94

    4. Kyle Edlin, 25.34

    10. Hunter Thomas, 28.50

    12. Andrew Hutchins, 32.37


    Boys 400-Meter Run

    2. Randy Young, 53.37