Today's News

  • CROSS COUNTRY: Sandidge named to First Team All State

     The accolades continue for Adam Sandidge, a junior cross country runner for the Hawks.

    He has been named to the Class AA Boys’ All State First Team by the Kentucky Track and Cross Country Coaches Association. The top seven finishers at State make first team.

    After winning Region, Sandidge placed fifth at the state meet. He was named also to the Academic All-State Team.

    He won the Jack Mitchell Invitational and Lincoln Railsplitter Run.

  • Silver Angels visit Kentucky Railway Museum

     Some of Sunrise Manor Silver Angels staff and clients found their first train ride at the Kentucky Railway Museum to be a memorable experience. The activity was so well received by the public that it was necessary to add an additional car to accommodate the participants.

    The majority of the children wore their pajamas for photographs with Santa.  Betty Nevins thought that we were not appropriately dressed for the occasion in street clothes. The children were absolutely adorable and so well behaved after having to wait.

  • Hometown Pizza celebrates 30 years

     Hometown Pizza celebrates its 30th year. The Hodgenville store opened Sept. 14, 1998 and is managed by Ramona DeSpain. There are 14 other locations. Mike and Mary Jane Foster opened their first Hometown Pizza restaurant in LaGrange.

  • Fort Knox Federal Credit Union opens branch in Valley Station

     Fort Knox Federal Credit Union has opened a branch at 9915 Dixie Highway in Valley Station. This is the first free-standing Fort Knox Federal branch office in Jefferson County and is located adjacent to the Meijer’s Shopping Center. 

  • Cub Scouts visit Park

     Cub Scout Pack 210 was given a tour Dec. 1 of the Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Park and how families lived during the early 1800s. The Scouts were shown how Abe Lincoln's family cooked their food which used similar utensils as they did at their recent camp out at South Fork Baptist Church.

    Pack 210 had a great turnout as 15 families bore the freezing temperatures on Nov. 16-17 to earn the right to carry pocket knives and to experience cold weather camping. 

  • Mat Hawks finish 7th at Oldham Duals

     Inexperience and injuries were the two parts of the formula that caused the LaRue County Mat Hawks to struggle on Saturday at the Oldham County dual tournament. The Hawks were 3-2 in duals and finished in seventh place.

     “We have many kids in our line-up this year who need experience,” said Head Coach Gary Canter. “Where we have experienced kids in the lineup, we are solid.  Unfortunately on Saturday, a few of those experienced kids got injured and this caused us to struggle a bit as the day progressed.”

  • Lane Lincoln celebrates 145 years

     It was a great weekend for the congregation of Lane Lincoln as they celebrated 145 years of service.

    It all began Saturday evening with their first Black & White Gala at the LaRue County Fairgrounds. Everyone enjoyed a wonderful time. Sunday morning the anniversary began with Christina Turner, chairperson and JaRay Weathers, co-chairperson.

    Lane Lincoln’s history

  • ON EDUCATING LARUE: Crusade for Children collection benefits local children

     Thanks to the hard work of local fire departments and the generosity of LaRue Countians, money generated from the WHAS Crusade for Children has given LaRue County’s school children with disabilities a better opportunity for succeeding in school.          

  • Middle School Wrestling: East Oldham Duals

    East Oldham Duals 

    LaRue County finished 8th among teams.


  • New Hope man accepts plea agreement

    A New Hope man who killed a man will spend time in prison after plea-bargaining in mediation.

    David Jerome Willett, 28, of New Hope, was initially charged with murder and second-degree persistent felony offender.

    On Dec. 2, 2010, Willett stabbed Eric Douglas Stallard multiple times, killing him, according to court documents.