Today's News

  • Court Briefs - May 2, 2012

     Theft by unlawful taking

  • COLUMN: Richie Farmer, we expected better from you

     Another official has disappointed us – or lived up to our expectations – depending on which side of the political fence you’re standing.

  • Cecil's battle with cancer shaped daughter's life

     As a part of our community’s preparation for LaRue County’s Relay for Life event on May 11-12 at Hodgenville Elementary School, the local Relay for Life Committee is recognizing individual cancer survivors, caretakers and the teams who are raising funds for the event.

  • New Haven woman joins suit against Maker's Mark

    Five women have filed a civil lawsuit accusing Maker’s Mark Distillery for being a sexually hostile workplace, discriminating against women, interfering with their rights under state and federal laws, and retaliating against them in violation of federal and state laws.

  • PHOTO: Historic Meers' warehouse demolished

    The historic Meers Warehouse on Greensburg Road in Buffalo was demolished recently. A sign advises sightseers of possible danger.

  • Relay for Life Fundraisers

    Luminaire sale
    Relay for Life teams will have a luminaire sale through May 4 to honor or remember cancer victims the night of Relay. Contact any Relay team.

    CUB Banking for a Cure silent auction
    CUB Banking for a Cure Team will hold a silent auction 9 a.m.-noon May 4 at the bank.

    Car wash by Veirs Crew
    Veirs Crew “Keeping the Faith” team will have a car wash 10 a.m.-2 p.m. May 5 at LaRue County Farm Bureau.

    Horse show and auction

  • Speech showcase features Little League, Middle School and High School students

    The LaRue County community will have a chance to see some of the award winning performances of the students on the 2011-12 middle and high school speech teams as well as the students participating in the Little League Speech Program. This marks the first time that the little league and high school showcases have been combined.  The showcase will take place 6:30 p.m. May 7 in the LaRue County High School auditorium and is free to the public.

  • Relay for Life making progress toward goal

    With a little more than a week until Relay 2012, LaRue County Relay for Life teams are scrambling to reach the $49,500 goal for this year’s event scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. May 11 at Hodgenville Elementary School. This year’s Relay runs through noon, Saturday, May 12.
    Regina Childress, County Chair, is pleased with the teams’ progress and notes that many teams still have events planned for this week and through May 12 including Buffalo Baptist, Veirs Crew, Howardstown Relay and the Boaters, Campers and Horse Lovers teams.

  • Louisville man charged with cashing forged check

    A Louisville man has been charged with second-degree forgery, second-degree criminal possession of forged instrument and theft by unlawful taking or disposition.
    Derrick (AKA Derek) Saunders, 27, allegedly attempted to cash a forged payroll check on the account of Sunrise Manor Nursing Home last September.
    According to Chief Deputy Russell McCoy, Saunders showed his driver’s license as proof of identity when he cashed the forged check at a local convenience store in the amount of $384.12.

  • 'Small Town Sexy' author to speak at Chamber dinner

    “Small Town Sexy” author Kim Huston will be the guest speaker for the 2012 LaRue County Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting May 10.
    “She will speak on the allure of living in small town America,” said LaRue County Chamber of Commerce Director Jessica Davis, “and I believe residents of LaRue County can definitely relate to that.”
    Huston, a Bardstown resident, formerly of Bloomfield, writes in her book about the offerings of a small town while capturing the charm that small communities display.