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Today's News

  • Community News: Georgetown

    Lorriane Embree was admitted to the hospital in Detroit, Michigan last week. Joyce Embree Hosea is ill at home. Both are slowly improving.

    Sunday was the annual Homecoming at Second Baptist Church in Greensburg, Kentucky and the 140 Church Anniversary/Homecoming at Little Zion Baptist Church in Glendale, Kentucky which Reverend Wilkinson and First Baptist Hodgenville were the guest.

    Congratulations to Bryson Cobb and Shane King for their outstanding contributions to the LaRue County High School Football Team.

  • A signature industry

    Bourbon is booming, and this week we’ll see further evidence of that as Bardstown - the Bourbon Capital of the World - hosts the Kentucky Bourbon Festival. In 2016, 53,000 people from 44 states as well as the District of Columbia and 14 different countries attended the festival, and we are looking forward to an even more successful 2017 festival.

    As Kentucky’s signature spirit continues to build appeal across the globe, I can’t help thinking about how our region is blessed with the resources and the history that make bourbon so special to our communities.

  • Enjoy Apples this Fall

    With the coming fall season, you will find more apple choices at local agribusinesses or at the grocery store. Not only does fall bring corn mazes, winter squash and pumpkins, it is also a perfect time to visit area orchards to find the freshest apples.

    A medium size apple—about 2 to 2.5 inches in diameter—contains approximately 75 calories and provides bulk in the diet, helping the body digest food. Apples are low in sodium and high in potassium, making them a great natural snack.

  • Jail Log - September, 13, 2017

    Bookings at the LaRue County Detention Center from Friday, September 1 to Friday, September 8, 2017.

    Gerald Gregory Puckett, 53 of Louisville was lodged for failure to comply with sex offender registration and for registered sex offender residence restrictions. He remains lodged in LCDC.

    Juan Salazar, 34, of Hodgenville was lodged for reckless driving, no operators license, operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs and display or possession of cancelled or fictitious operators license. He remains lodged in LCDC.

  • 4-H Calendar - September 13, 2017

    4-H Dog Club

    The 4-H Dog Club will meet at 6 p.m. on Thursday, September 14 at the Extension Office.  No dogs at this meeting.  New members are encouraged to attend.

    4-H Cloverbuds

    4-H Cloverbuds will meet from 3:30 to 4:45 p.m. on Tuesday, September 19 at the Extension Office. The cloverbud program is for youth ages 5-8 years old or K-3rd grades.

    4-H Canoe and Kayak Club

    The 4-H Canoe & Kayak Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, September 19 at the Extension Office. New members are encouraged to attend.

  • CreekFront trail ribbon cutting Sept. 14

    The Livin’ Well LaRue coalition will have a ribbon cutting for the Born Learning Trail at CreekFront Park in Hodgenville from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 14.

    The free event will feature food, prizes and more. It will be rescheduled if it is raining or there is other inclement weather.

    The trail was funded through a $2,000 donation from United Way of Central Kentucky and it’s a series of ten stations set up along the path at CreekFront Park, near the pavilion and playground.

  • Rotary News - September 13, 2017
  • Five Generations of French
  • New Sign
  • Leadership LaRue 2017-18