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Today's News

  • Early registration required for some Lincoln Days contests

    Lincoln Days will be held Oct. 2-3. But several events of the festival require an early registration.

    The baby contests and Little Abe, Little Sarah and best-costumed family contests will be Sunday, Sept. 26 at the Hodgenville Civic Center.

    There are categories for several age groups and registration must be complete by Saturday, Sept. 25.

    Entry fee is $10. Pick up an application at the LaRue County Chamber of Commerce, download at www.lincolndays.org or call the Lincoln Days office at 358-8710.

  • LaRue County Middle School Football Schedule

    Aug. 7     LaRue County Bowl Bash - Home

         9 a.m. – LaRue vs. East Hardin

         11 a.m. – Campbellsville vs. Glasgow

         1 p.m. – T.K. Stone vs. Barren County

    Aug. 14      T.K. Stone    Away    2 p.m.

    Aug. 17  Home         TBA

    Aug. 24     Taylor County     Home     6 p.m.

  • Library, Loft plan Curiosity Day

    Seventy years ago, a curious little monkey was born.

    In 1941, Margret and H.A. Rey published the first of the Curious George books for children. The monkey and his pal, “The Man with the Yellow Hat,” have appeared in numerous renditions including a movie, cartoons and video games.

    The LaRue County Public Library and Lincolns Loft will celebrate the occasion with a “Curiosity Day” Saturday.

  • Hawks drop to Titans, prepare for Panthers

    The new high school in Shelby County, Martha Layne Collins High School, brought its high-powered offense to LaRue County Friday night. Quarterback Brandon Cresap was instrumental in the Titans’ 27-7 victory. Cresap threw two TD passes in the victory.

    LaRue County could only manage one touchdown and that was in the first quarter.  The Hawks had five drives of eight or more plays and had two opportunities to score inside the red zone but came up empty.  

  • Mouser's hat trick helps Lady Hawks improve record

    September has been kind to the LaRue County High School soccer teams, albeit the boys have only played one game. Neither the boys or the girls have lost a game this month.

    The Lady Hawks have provided exciting games and are entertaining to watch.

  • Appreciates volunteer firefighters, good Samaritans

    On my way home Tuesday evening, I drove upon an accident on KY 210 in Hodgenville. I suspect the accident had just occurred or had just been discovered because emergency service personnel had not arrived yet. 

  • Fiscal Court to move ahead with Mesonet

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  • Buffalo man charged with meth manufacturing and trafficking

    A drug task force worked about four hours to clean up hazardous materials used in the manufacture of methamphetamine last week at a Buffalo residence.

    Officers discovered an active, one-step meth lab, eight inactive meth labs, several hydrochloric gas generators, lithium battery coils and 60 to 70 cans of starting fluid at a mobile home on South Otter Creek Road. Several grams of “finished product” was found also on the homeowner, Dustin Shane Brewer, 29, according to LaRue County Deputy Matt Darst.

  • Men charged with theft of farm machinery

    Four New Haven men have been charged with theft of farm implements and selling them for scrap.

    The property owner, Billy Frank Harned, reported the theft of a chisel plow, a stabilizer for Bobcat, two large wood stoves, a fuel stand for a diesel truck and two calf feeders to the LaRue County Sheriff’s Office.

  • Church calendar

    Grandparents honored

    Bethlehem High School will hold a Mass honoring grandparents 11 a.m. Sept. 15 at the Basilica of St. Joseph Proto-Cathedral. Prior to the Mass, there will be an open house with refreshments 9:30-10:30 a.m. in the Bethlehem High School cafeteria. For more information, call 502-348-8594, Ext. 214, or visit www.bethlehemhigh.org.

    Ovesen Heights has women’s conference