Today's News

  • Reding named to Dean's List at Benedictine College

    James Reding of Howardstown has been named to the Dean’s List for the fall semester at Benedictine College in Atchison, Kansas.

    Reding, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Mark Reding, earned a grade point average of 3.5 to 3.9 to earn a spot on the Dean’s List.

  • Community Foundation shares story

    Thanks to all our members who joined us for the chamber luncheon this week. We had a great turnout.

    Al Rider, president and CEO of the Central Kentucky Community Foundation, shared with our group how they can offer people a way to help strengthen their local community by working with donors who want to make a lasting impact through giving. The opportunity is within our grasp for LaRue County.

  • Fundraisers

     Bowl for Kids Sake

    Major League baseball pitcher Steve Delabar will speak at the Big Brothers Big Sisters Bowl for Kids’ Sake kickoff 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 23 at American Legion Hall, Ring Road, Elizabethtown. Lunch provided and sponsored by Texas Roadhouse. Make reservation by contacting Kevin Clark at 270-351-2220 or kevin.clark@bbbsky.org. Bowl for Kids’ Sake is March 8, 9, 15-16 and 21-23, at Dix-E-Town Lanes.


    Big Brothers Big Sisters benefit

  • Eminent domain should not apply with pipeline

    Oklahoma-based Williams Co. and Texas-based Boardwalk Pipeline Partners want to build a pipeline to pump natural gas liquids across the commonwealth. The partnership expects it will not be able to negotiate sales with 2 percent of landowners along the route.

  • Frankfort Update

    Jan. 7 convened the 2014 General Assembly, a 60-day legislative session creating the next two-year budget for Kentucky. This session will encompass complex issues that require legislative action as the Senate Majority strives to make pathways for economic growth, pro-life initiatives, managing the impact of the American Care Act and fighting for fiscal responsibility.  

  • Married for 7 decades, couple dies hours apart

    George and Viola Hoffman’s tale was a love story to the end.

  • Get the most value from your tax refund

    Tax time is one of the few opportunities when low-income households receive a sizable amount of money – especially if they take advantage of the earned-income tax credit <http://www.irs.gov/Individuals/EITC-Home-Page—It%E2%80%99s-easier-than-ever-to-find-out-if-you-qualify-for-EITC.

  • Miss LaRue County

    Patricia Ann Gibson, the daughter of Roger and Melanie Wells of Hodgenville, competed at the 2014 Miss Kentucky County Fair Pageant in Louisville this weekend.

  • Bluegrass Pipeline focused on kitchen table discussions

    For the last three months, representatives of Bluegrass Pipeline have been meeting in the homes of landowners in 13 Kentucky counties to discuss the project and the prospect of purchasing an easement, which is the right to use a narrow strip of land for installation of the underground pipeline. 

  • BIRTH: Manning

    James and Kimberly Manning of Hodgenville announce the birth of their daughter, EmmiLou Grace Manning.

    EmmiLou Grace was born at 9:10 a.m. Dec. 22, 2013. She weighed 6 pounds 14 ounces and was 19-inches long.

    She was welcomed home by her big brother Caden James Manning.

    Maternal grandparents are Kathleen and David Edlin of Elizabethtown.

    Paternal grandparents are Karen and Shawn Lafollette of Hodgenville.