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Today's News

  • What did you do on summer vacation?
  • Future Lady Hawks Camp
  • Lincoln National expands into Nelson County

    Lincoln National Bank celebrated the grand opening of their newest location in Bardstown on Friday, July 26. A large number of LaRue and Nelson county customers, board of directors, employees and well-wishers, gathered to take part in the dedication.

    The 5,304 square foot Bardstown branch is located at 500 Lincoln Way, which boasts the architectural design complimenting the surrounding Historic Bardstown landscape with its tall ceilings and grandeur décor’.

  • Reunions -July 31, 2013

    Howardstown Homecoming
    Howardstown Homecoming is 2 p.m. Aug. 4 at St. Ann’s Catholic Church in Howardstown.

    Class of 1993

  • More than 50 attend Jaggers reunion

    The annual Jaggers family reunion was June 23, 2013, at Sportsman’s Lake in Hodgenville.

    We were blessed with sunshine, good food, and lots of loving family. Great fellowship was always a blessing in the Kate and Everett Jaggers family. They had seven daughters, Allie, Bertha, Virgie, Sallie, Mary, Iva and Pauline. This family tradition was started many years ago at the request of Kate and Everett.

    They wanted their descendants to stay close. To this day we still carry on this annual event.

  • Good turnout for Heath reunion

    The Dock and Josephine Heath family reunion was July 19, 2013, at South Fork Baptist Church in Hodgenville.

  • Jobless rate falls in county

    Unemployment rates decreased in 32 Kentucky counties between May 2012 and May 2013, while 78 county rates rose and 10 stayed the same, according to the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. 

    LaRue County’s rate fell from 7.7 percent in May 2012 to 7.5 percent in May 2013. Of a 6,915 civilian labor force, 6,395 people were employed.

  • ‘Mac’ Mather looks forward to 99th year

    Madison “Mac” Mather, 98, has been a LaRue County citizen all his life.

    The son of Charles Ernest and Pearl Mather, Mac has seen many things change.

    He remembers the close knitted family that Hodgenville citizens created among each other.

  • Legal Aid Clinics -July 31, 2013

    The Legal Aid Society, 416 W. Muhammad Ali Blvd., Louisville, will hold free legal clinics in August and September. 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.

  • Levelwoods Church celebrates 217 years

    Sunday was the annual homecoming of Levelwoods United Methodist Church. It was a great day and the weather was like a late fall day. Many families and friends traveled from various locations to return home for this day. Levelwoods has been in existence for 217 years.

    The church began when Rev. John Baird, a Methodist circuit rider, preached a sermon at the residence of his brother-in-law Phillip Reed on Aug. 7, 1796. This led to the organization of Levelwoods Methodist Church.