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Today's News

  • Police at scene of shooting

    The LaRue County Sheriff's Office, Kentucky State Police and LaRue County EMS have responded to the scene of a reported shooting on L&N Turnpike near Buffalo.
    Emergency services were dispatched about 7:30 p.m. Sunday.

    One person has been taken to the hospital.

  • Todd Allen named Co-Coach of the Year

    A former LaRue County Mat Hawk continues to rack up honors in wrestling.

    Todd Allen, in his first year as head coach at Cumberland University, was voted Co-Coach of the Year. He mentored three All-Americans, the most in one season in the program's history.

    Zeke Hunt, Cody Linton and Jake Williams were named as All-Americans. Hunt and Joe Gallegos earned All-Mid-South Conference; Michael Gonzalez and David Capers were also named Honorable Mention All-Conference.

  • New Haven man arrested after police chase

     A high-speed chase through New Haven mid-afternoon Tuesday ended in a crash and foot chase.

    Nelson County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Sean Vittitow, of Nelson County, on numerous traffic counts, driving under the influence and evading arrest after he fled from an attempted traffic stop.

    The chase ended in the side yard of a home on the corner of Main Street and Lyons Station Road.

    “He came down the road wide open,” said Bob Peterson, who witnessed the chase.

  • Legal Aid Clinics

    The Legal Aid Society, 416 W. Muhammad Ali Blvd., Louisville, will hold free legal clinics in April and May. Each session will be held at that location unless otherwise stated.
    A reservation for each clinic is required. Contact the Legal Aid Society at (502) 584-1254 to make your reservation.

  • Every day is Earth Day to Kentucky farmers

    As the global theme of climate change and other environmentally-friendly topics take center stage for the annual Earth Day celebration on April 22, it is important to note that Kentucky has a workforce 85,000-strong aiming for those same goals year-round – farmers.
    “Farmers have always been the primary caretakers of the land and they carry that responsibility with honor and pride,” said Kentucky Farm Bureau president Mark Haney. “In fact, I would make the argument that farmers were actually the world’s first environmentalists.”

  • Students at LCMS kick butts
  • Father's Day at Hodgenville Elementary School
  • Recycling Kingdom
  • LaRue County High School Honor Roll

    Third nine weeks
    All A’s

  • Sonora man bags a remnant of LaRue history

    Billy Dale Butler is a history buff. He enjoys looking through old buildings for the random antique find and going to estate sales.
    He never knows what he’ll find or what condition it will be in.
    A couple of months ago, the Sonora man came across a vintage item that looks as fresh as the day it was made.
    He was browsing in a Peddlers Mall and found a corn meal sack from Buffalo Roller Mills.