Today's News

  • No one is perfect
  • The new pension measure

    By: Brandon Reed

    It has been a busy week in our State Capitol. From continuing work to craft a budget, presenting bills before committees, and the release of a pension reform measure, there has been no shortage of activity.

  • Two indicted for jail contraband

    Two people were indicted on Monday, February 19 for promoting contraband into the LaRue County Detention Center.

    Lola E. Goodman, 44, of Elizabethtown and Justin D. Borders, 28, of Hodgenville were both indicted for complicity to first degree promoting contraband. Borders was also separately indicted for first degree persistent felony offender.

  • Calendars - February 28, 2018

    Community calendar


    Park volunteers needed

       The Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park is conducting a volunteer training from 12- 4 p.m. Saturday, March 10, at 2995 Lincoln Farm Road in Hodgenville. For more information contact the park at 270-358-3137.

    LACE nominations

  • Chamber luncheon speakers
  • LaRue County Little League basketball


    Little League basketball is a program of the LaRue County Schools Athletics Department.

    All games were played at Abraham Lincoln Elementary School through early February. 

  • Cooking corner - February 28, 2018

    Tex Mex

    Pork Chops

    4 boneless pork chops

    1 tablespoon Vegetable oil

    1 cup Salsa

    Season pork chops to taste. In skillet, brown both sides of chops in oil. Add salsa and lower heat. Simmer 30 minutes or until chops are thoroughly cooked.

  • LaRue Co. Farm Bureau celebrates Food Check-Out Week

    The cost of food in America remains affordable. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Economic Research Service, American consumers spend, on average, just over 10 percent of their disposable income for food. That means the average household will have earned enough disposable income - that portion of income available for spending or saving - to pay for it’s annual food supply in about seven weeks, said Kentucky Farm Bureau president Mark Haney.

  • Farm calendar - February 28, 2018

    PBPT and Pesticide Training:

    A Producer Best Practice Training is scheduled at 5 p.m. for March 6 at the LaRue County Extension Office. This training replaces the former GAP training for vegetable producers. This will be the last one offered this season. IImmediately following this training will be a Private Pesticide Applicator Training that is designed more for horticulture practices.


    Home Based Micro Processor Workshop:

  • AgrAbility keeps farmers working

     Accidents, illness and other problems can restrict farmers from working and threaten their livelihood. Kentucky AgrAbility’s mission is to keep farmers working regardless of their limitations.