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Today's News

  • Police warn of latest phone scam

     Police and local financial institutions are warning residents of a phone scam.

    Residents have reported receiving phone calls from scammers saying they are from Fort Knox Federal Credit Union or The Cecilian Bank, according to Kentucky State Police.

    The automated phone call states their bank’s debit card has been canceled. The call later asks the victim to enter their 16 digit card number and personal identification number to resolve the issue with their card. 

  • General Butler to host Mudathlon

     General Butler State Resort Park will host its second Mudathlon – a 3-mile, 40-obstacle course seeking as much natural and muddy terrain as possible – on Saturday, May 11.

  • NASA: How do animals stay on course?

     Sun, stars, compasses, sextants, clocks, charts, maps, GPS devices .... We humans have used them all to help us find our way around. None of these navigation aids is built into our bodies, though. These methods all depend on reading nature’s signs and using tools.

  • BOIL WATER ADVISORY LIFTED

     The boil water advisory that affected homes and businesses in Hodgenville was lifted about 2 p.m. Tuesday, according to City Clerk MaDonna Hornback.

    The area included West High Street across to College Street and up to Tanner Road.

  • In these tough times, an idget is born every minute

     One of my husband Bud’s favorite TV shows is “Pawn Stars.”

  • 27 percent of LaRue County preschoolers are 'kindergarten ready'

     A report released last week by the state says about one-fourth of LaRue County’s preschoolers are prepared to enter the next stage of their learning career: kindergarten.

  • LaRue ranks 14th in health outcomes

    LaRue County continues to rank as one of the healthiest counties in Kentucky, according to a national study.
    LaRue ranks 14th in health outcomes and 30th in health factors out of the state’s 120 counties, according to data released last week by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute.
    Health outcomes examine issues such as poor or fair health, premature birth and low birth weight, while health factors include smoking, obesity and child poverty.

  • Lisa Hawkins honored as ExCEL Teacher of the Year

    Lisa Hawkins, LaRue County’s ExCEL Teacher of the Year, was honored by her peers, past and present students and family Wednesday.
    ExCEL (Excellence in Classroom and Educational Leadership) is sponsored by WHAS11 and LG&E-KU. The award is presented to public school teachers in eight districts to recognize and reward the contributions of the teaching profession.

  • PHOTO: New calf

     Jenny, a longhorn cow, gives her new calf a spit bath shortly after its birth.

  • School Calendar - March 27, 2013

    ALL SCHOOLS
    Last day
    May 22 – Last day for students

    LCHS
    Prom
    The LaRue County High School Prom is April 20 on the LCHS campus.

    LCHS site-based council
    The LCHS site-based decision-making council will meet at 4 p.m. on April 9; May 14 and June 11 in the school’s conference room. For more information, call the school at 358-2210.

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