Today's News

  • USDA warns of fraudulent letters

    USDA officials learned late Friday afternoon that fraudulent letters are being sent by FAX to individuals and businesses in at least four states. The letters purportedly come from a USDA procurement officer and seek personal information. These letters are false and in no case should a recipient respond with personal and financial information.

  • COLUMN: Grand moments make me a wealthy, white-haired soul

    My oldest granddaughter Claire was decorating my hair the other day, sticking barrettes and what-not in it. She made the comment that she was putting a clip in the white part of my hair.
    My eyebrow shot up and I looked at her mother, who was barely suppressing her laughter. I couldn’t help but wonder: Did she put her up to it?
    She didn’t have to. Claire, who is 4, didn’t need someone else to point out the obvious.
    Grandkids make you proud and keep you humble.

  • USDA urges farmers to document losses

    Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack last week announced comprehensive outreach efforts are underway to assess damage and assist rural Southern communities in the wake of recent deadly storms.
    The incident is now predicted to be the first billion-dollar disaster of 2012. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s current count of confirmed tornadoes from the March 2 outbreak stands at 42, with damage reported in Alabama, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia.

  • School board agrees to ALES 'water garden' in attempt to solve run-off problem

     James Martin Tharp, with the LaRue County Conservation District, approached school board members at Monday night’s meeting on the possibility of installing a water garden below Abraham Lincoln Elementary School.

  • PHOTO: Tanner in 3-D
  • Signature Healthcare introduces 'Silver Angels' program

     Sunrise Manor’s Adult Daycare program is getting a new name.

  • Hinton’s, Lee’s added to farm market program

    LaRue County is home to two of the 106 markets accepted into the 2012 Kentucky Farm Bureau Certified Roadside Farm Market Program. They are Hinton’s Orchard and Farm Market and Lee’s Garden Center.
    In joining the Kentucky Farm Bureau Certified Roadside Farm Market Program, these markets have committed to offering quality products and service to their customers. Their acceptance by Farm Bureau tells customers that they meet the highest standards of quality, freshness and marketing appeal.

  • PHOTOS: Coffey Coyotes
  • Woman injured in wreck on Old E'town Road

    A two-vehicle accident near Walters Cabinets on Old Elizabethtown Road left one injured Monday afternoon.
    According to Sheriff’s Deputy Brian Smith, a 2003 Chevy Impala driven by Kathy Herring, 54, of Hodgenville was attempting to turn left onto Tonieville Road when she was rear-ended by a 2005 Dodge Neon driven by Lindsay Floyd, 58, also of Hodgenville.
    According to Smith, Herring was complaining of neck pain and was transported to Hardin Memorial Hospital by LaRue County EMS. She was treated and released.

  • Scholarship Calendar updated 3-21-12

    Bluegrass Cellular

    Bluegrass Cellular, Inc. is accepting scholarship applications from graduating seniors. The deadline for applications is March 26. The awards are $1,500 each. Winners will be notified in May.

    For the complete list of guidelines and an application, go to www.BluegrassCellular.com, visit one of Bluegrass Cellular’s Customer Care Centers or contact your school guidance counselor.


    Tri-County Car Club