Today's News

  • Recycling Center re-opens following accident

    LaRue County’s Renaissance Recycling center is fully operational again after a forklift accident last month demolished the structure’s aluminum garage door. The center, at 290 E. Water St., temporarily relied on an off-site drop-off box, while the door was being repaired. A new door was replaced at the center June 14.
    LaRue County Solid Waste Coordinator Jill Gray said the accident didn’t greatly disrupt services.
    Insurance covered the costs of the new door, said Gray, who could not immediately estimate total damages.

  • Third person nabbed in burglary

    A third person has been charged in connection with a burglary that allegedly occurred in April.
    Robert Luis Grant, 34, of Leitchfield, was charged with second-degree burglary by Kentucky State Police and arraigned June 20 in LaRue District Court.
    The warrant was served to Grant in the Grayson County Detention Center where he was being held on misdemeanor charges.

  • Reunions – June 27, 2012

    Little league reunion rescheduled for July 6
    There will be a reunion of all men who played in the inaugural year of Little League (1956) 7 p.m., July 6 at LaRue County Park and Recreation. For more information, call Ed Lewis at 769-8290.

    The Wheeler reunion will begin at noon July 8 at the LaRue County Sportsman’s Club in Hodgenville. Friends and family are invited. Bring a covered dish. For more information, call Judy Cash at 217-463-9780.

  • FUNDRAI$ERS - JUNE 27, 2012

    Kicking Cancer Kickball Tournament
    The “Kicking Cancer” kickball tournament will be June 30 at LaRue County Park and Recreation. Entry fee is $50 per team of 10 players. Youth division is 6th-12th grade; adult coed division is age 18 and must have minimum of three female players per team. Trophies awarded to two top teams. For more information or to register, contact Paul Newell at 270-696-0053 or lcprmanager@yahoo.com.

    Middle Creek assisting with family’s funeral expenses

  • BIRTH: Raglands welcome Corydon Lee

     Caleb and Leanne Ragland of Hodgenville announce the birth of a son, Corydon Lee Ragland, on May 19, 2012.

    Corydon Lee was born at 8:18 p.m. at Hardin Memorial Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds 10 ounces and was 20.5 inches long.

    He is welcomed home by a brother, Charlie, 2.

  • McCoy promoted to editor at The Kentucky Standard

     Reporter/photographer Erin L. McCoy has been promoted to news editor at The Kentucky Standard in Bardstown.

  • BIRTHDAY: Stella McCandless celebrates 91 years

     Stella McCandless celebrated her 91st birthday on June 7, 2012. 

  • Goodtime Cruiser's Cruise-In, June 16

     The June 16 classic car cruise-in, sponsored by the Goodtime Cruisers on Lincoln Square, was well-attended, despite the intermittent rain. The cruise-ins will continue on the third Saturday of each month through October.

  • Dr. Brockman named to Heuser Hearing Institute Board

    John-Kenyon American Eye Institute’s managing partner Dr. Britt Brockman has been named to the Heuser Hearing Institute Board of Directors. The appointment is in affiliation with Dr. Brockman’s position on the University of Kentucky Board of Trustees.
    The Heuser Hearing institute has an affiliation with the University of Kentucky and has added two spots on its board for UK representatives. Dr. Brockman, who is the chairman of the board at UK, joins fellow board member Bill Britton on the Heuser Board of Directors.

  • Teacher's 'Warrior Dash' inspired by local children

    Three children were the motivation for 42-year-old Jamie Hardin to compete in the first-ever Warrior Dash held in Kentucky.  
    The Warrior Dash, a 3.5-mile race with 13 different obstacles, is an effort to raise money for St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital and was held in Lebanon on Saturday. Hardin was inspired to compete in the event because of three kids she knows who are currently dealing with cancer.