Today's News

  • 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.

  • ANNIVERSARY: Dohns celebrate 50 years

    Frederick Lewis and Nannie Berry Dohn, of Rineyville, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary May 4, 2012.
    They were married May 4, 1962, by Rev. William R. Smith at New Salem Baptist Church in Vine Grove.
    Fred, son of the late Anna Schlatter and Frederick Edward Dohn, has worked as a farmer all his life.
    Nan, daughter of Willie and Ruby Sherrard Berry, is a homemaker.
    The couple volunteers at their church, Blueball Baptist Church in Elizabethtown, and enjoy working in their garden.

  • Numerous sex abuse cases winding down in court

     Several sex abuse and rape cases have been plea bargained in LaRue Circuit Court and are awaiting final disposition.

  • Frankfort white pride rally organized by former LaRue Countian

     A rally in Frankfort on April 21 by a Michigan-based white pride group was relatively peaceful, Frankfort Police said.

  • School Calendar updated 5-2-12

    Last day of school is May 16.

    Site-based council schedule
    The ALES site-based council meeting will be 5:30 p.m. May 14 in the conference room.
    For more information, call the school at 358-4112.

    HES Kindergarten screening
    Hodgenville Elementary School will have mandatory screenings for children entering kindergarten this fall. The screenings are 8 a.m.-3 p.m. May 4 and 8 a.m.-3 p.m. May 18. If you have not already scheduled your child’s screening, call HES at 358-3506.

  • ALES students complete dance residency through daily sessions

    Fourth and fifth grade students and LaRue County alumnus, Jeshua Logsdon, recently teamed with Abraham Lincoln Elementary School related arts teachers, Penny Akers, Verda Hacker, Pam Glaab and Cynthia Patterson, for a week-long dance residency. Trevor Ervin, a student teacher from Campbellsville University, also assisted in the residency.

  • Coffee house a hit at ALES

    Students of Karlotta Cecil, Penny Akers and student teacher Trevor Ervin recently participated in a coffee house concert at Abraham Lincoln Elementary School.