Today's News

  • SOFTBALL: Strong offense predicted

          Lady Hawks’ softball coach Aaron Howell predicted a strong offense this season, and his LaRue County 18th District, Fifth Region team is responding.
       Senior Peyton Gardner has led the charge with a .550 batting average, powering a home run, double, nine singles and has seven RBI’s. 
       Courtney Johnson is batting .333 with two home runs and seven RBI’s in the last two games. 

  • Church Calendar – April 2, 2014

    Book signing

    Dr. J. Dwayne Howell, professor of Old Testament and Hebrew at Campbellsville University, will be in the Barnes & Noble College Bookstore in the Davenport Student Commons on CU's campus signing "Preaching and the Personal," a collection of papers that he edited, 3-5 p.m. April 3. The bookstore is located at 410 N. Hoskins Ave., Campbellsville.

    Howell is serving as pastor of Rolling Fork Baptist Church in Gleanings.


    Single Mom's Oil Change

  • Fundrai$ers - April 2, 2014

    New Hope fish fry

    New Hope Fire Department will have a fish fry 4-8 p.m. April 4 and 11 at New Hope Ball Park. Cost is $7 plate or $3 for sandwich. Carry out or dine in.


    Emma Wells benefit

  • School Calendar - April 2, 2014


    Spring break

    Spring break ends April 4.


    Last day of school

    The last day of school for students is June 4. Graduation is June 6.



    ALES site-based council

  • Scholarships: April 2, 2014


    The Fort Knox Area Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America is sponsoring scholarships for graduating seniors attending a high school or home school program in the Fort Knox area – including LaRue County.

  • Community Calendar – April 2, 2014

    Nutty Scientist at library
    The Nutty Scientist will bring a science program to the LaRue County Public Library at 1 p.m. April 2. This spring break program is a preview of the summer reading program. For more information, call 270-358-3851.

    How to be a foster parent

  • Farm Calendar - April 2, 2014

    Fundraiser deadline
    The deadline to turn in all Webb’s butcher block fundraiser orders is April 7.

    4-H Council meets
    The 4-H Council will meet 6:30 p.m. April 7 at the LaRue County Extension office.
    The 4-H Wranglers Horse Club will meet 7 p.m. April 8 at the LaRue County Extension office.
    The 4-H Cloverbuds will meet 3:30-4:45 p.m. Wednesday, April 9 at the Extension office. The Cloverbud program is for youth ages 5 to 8 years old or K-3rd grades.

  • Judge rules no eminent domain for pipeline

    The Bluegrass Pipeline does not have standing to take property owners’ land, nor can it or its land agents threaten landowners with eminent domain, according to a ruling in Franklin Circuit Court Tuesday.

    “Bluegrass cannot invoke the soverign power of eminent domain to threaten or intimidate, or even suggest to landowners who have no desire to sell, that Bluegrass has the right to take their property without their consent,” Franklin Circuit Court Judge Phillip J. Shepherd wrote in his summary judgment against the pipeline.

  • Drug manufacturers commit to change

    Drug manufacturers appear to be on board with proposed limitations to antibiotic use on livestock. The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday “said 25 of 26 drug companies that were asked to phase out antibiotics to promote growth in farm animals have agreed to comply with the agency’s voluntary plan,” David Pierson reports for the Los Angeles Times. The 25 companies make 99.6 percent of the targeted drugs.

  • ECTC hosts RSVP

    For many LaRue County residents, it can be a struggle to determine whether the return on an investment of time and resources for college is worth it. Others may question whether they can succeed.

     However, it has been proven that those with a college degree earn considerably more than those who have a high school diploma or GED.