Today's News

  • Sprowls recovering at home

    LaRue County’s very own Country music legend Joel Ray Sprowls had a medical scare last Saturday night after having to leave during the show at the Lincoln Jamboree.

    Sprowls, who is the owner and emcee at the Lincoln Jamboree, said he had to leave the stage when he started feeling sick after the first 30 minutes of the show.

  • Teddy visits Lincoln's Birthplace

    Visitors at Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Park on Independence Day had the opportunity to meet a president whose personality and adventurous spirit has captivated the imaginations of people for generations.

    Despite the rainy weather, many people came to listen to a presentation and meet Theodore Roosevelt brought to life by living historian, Joe Wiegand.

  • Old warrants added to E-warrant system

    A lot of questions and concerns are being raised by people in the community after the LaRue County Attorney’s Office started adding around 300 archived warrants to the E-warrant system last week.

    The E-warrant system was adopted in LaRue County in January 2011 and LaRue County Attorney Kyle Williamson said that a lot of the warrants they are entering go back several years or decades due to the way the warrant system worked before the E-warrant system was adopted.

  • Making trash into treasure

    Just one look at woodworking hobbyist Jim Hornback’s completed projects and even the most skeptical doubter would say one man’s trash truly can be another’s treasure.

    Hornback finds pieces of overstocked or scraps of furniture items, stacks of lumber, flawed doors, boards, and cabinets and transforms them into professional looking pieces of furniture.

    He and Ruth, his wife of 52 years, hunt for those seconds and scraps as they travel to auctions, seconds stores, and other places that might hold the raw material for his next project.

  • Camp brings out creativity

    Like television’s super problem solver of the 80’s, Angus McGyver, kids attending this year’s Camp Invention July 11-15 at Abraham Lincoln Elementary School will be calling on their creativity for solutions to challenges they face.

    Camp Director Kathy Ross said the 115 campers registered are the largest enrollment in the state. The children, ranging from those who have completed kindergarten to those entering sixth grade, will be divided into five groups based on age.

  • School calendar - July 6, 2016

    St. Catherine Academy Open House

    St. Catherine Academy in New Haven is having an open house and registration from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on July 10 for current and prospective families. St. Catherine has grades Pre-Kindergarten through 8th grade. For more information contact Ellen Bowling at 502-549-3680.

    ALES summer registration for Fall 2016-17

    Summer registration for Fall 2016-17 at Abraham Lincoln Elementary School will be from 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM on July 18.

    HES Registration

  • Scholarship calendar - July 6, 2016

    CKCA to Offer Educational Awards

    Central Kentucky Community Action will again offer educational awards for graduating high school seniors and GED recipients in LaRue County. The awards will be given in the form of scholarships to assist with tuition while attending a four year college, a two year college or a technical school. Certain guidelines must be met, and scholarship packets are available at the high school, and the local Community Action office. For more information call 270-358-3937.

    Childhood Degree Scholarship

  • Mabe nominated to perform in Europe

    A local student musician has been nominated to perform on a 16 day tour in seven European countries.

    Gavin Mabe of Sonora is one of around 200 student musicians who were invited to perform on the tour. Mabe is a member of the Central Hardin High School music program that is directed by David Centers and he is the grandson of Joey and Opal Mabe .

  • Anderson learns Tai Chi
  • Herrin honored at National Leadership Conference

    Kaelyn Herrin of Hodgenville and several other members of Eastern Kentucky University’s Phi Beta Lambda chapter captured many honors at the organization’s National Leadership Conference, held June 24-27 in Atlanta, Georgia.

    Herrin received first place in marketing concepts and sixth place in information management.

    The conference drew thousands of future business leaders to compete in leadership events, share successes, and learn new ideas about shaping their careers through workshops and exhibits.