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Today's News

  • Pruitt sworn in to Sheriff’s Office
  • 2016 KY Sheriffs’ Boys & Girls Ranch

    The summer camping program at the Kentucky Sheriffs’ Boys and Girls Ranch officially opened to campers for their 41st season on Sunday, June 12. The camp runs throughout June and July serving both boys & girls alternating weeks, throughout the camp season.

  • Leadership LaRue deadline August 5

    Applications are now being accepted for this year’s LaRue County Chamber of Commerce, 2016-17 Leadership LaRue County Class. Established in 2005, Leadership LaRue provides educational experiences for present and future leaders to develop knowledge and foster appreciation of our community and to encourage civic involvement.

  • Diabetes A – Z Class Series

    According to the 2015 Kentucky Diabetes Report, in 2013, diabetes was the 7th leading cause of death in the U.S. and Kentucky. Besides leading to premature death, both types 1 and 2 diabetes are associated with long term complications that threaten the quality of life. Diabetes is the leading cause of adult blindness, end-stage kidney disease and non-traumatic lower-extremity amputations.

  • Library seeks public opinion for long range goals

    The LaRue County Public Library is going to hold a public forum to allow the community to share their ideas and possibly help the library with their long range goals. It’s the first time in recent memory that they have held a public forum like this one.

    “We haven’t had a public forum since I have been Director. I’ve been Director for 6 years and I was the bookmobile librarian 9 years previous and I don’t recall having one then either,” said LaRue County Head Librarian, Dana Jolly.

  • Local officers receive award
  • Applications being accepted for the 2016-17 4-H Teen Leadership Academy
  • Jail log - August 3, 2016

    Bookings at the LaRue County Detention Center from Monday, July 25 to Monday, August 1.

    Abdel Hejazi, 27, of Hodgenville, was charged with operating a motor vehicle on a suspended or revoked operator’s license and failure of non-owner to maintain required insurance. He remains lodged in LCDC on bond. Arresting agency was the Hodgenville Police Department.

  • Church calendar - August 3, 2016

    Union Separate Baptist Church

    Union Separate Baptist Church will be having homecoming service at 11 a.m. EDT on Sunday August 7. Bro. Mike Gribbins will bring the message. The Sextons will be the guest singers. Everyone is welcome to attend.

    Old Mount Sherman Cemetery accepting donations

    Old Mount Sherman Cemetery is accepting donations for upkeep. Mail checks to Dale Warren, 3624 Sand Ridge Road, Magnolia, KY 42757 or call 270-528-4142.

  • Election Drama

    Election Day. Some people can’t wait for it. Some people can’t wait for it to be over. Some people love their political options. Some people hate them. Emotions run deep when talking about politics, creating much division and drama.

    So what is a Christian to do? Here are four biblical truths and tips to avoid getting drawn into (or creating more) election cycle drama.