Today's News

  • 'The Best Christmas Pageant Ever' comes to Bardstown

     “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever” will be performed Dec. 7-16 at the Bardstown/Nelson County Civic Center, 321 South Third Street, Bardstown.

    Performances are at 7 p.m. on Dec. 7, 8, 14 and 15, with 2 p.m. matinees on Dec. 9 and 16. 

    Bardstown Community Theatre’s production of Barbara Robinson’s play will showcase “some of the brightest youth and adult talent in the area,” according to Tony Paulin, producer.

  • Retired preacher pens memoir

     Gene Enlow, a longtime Kentucky Baptist pastor with family ties in the Hodgenville area, has penned a memoir  A Legacy of Faith: The Enlow Papers.

    Enlow, now retired, shares stories like the night a man burst into his study, threatening to kill him because of the pastor’s opposition to legalizing sales of liquor by the drink. As Enlow pondered what to say, the Holy Spirit prompted him to pray that God help him love this man the same way He did.

  • Carolyn Drake retires from Fort Knox Federal Credit Union

     After more than 36 years of dedicated service to Fort Knox Federal Credit Union, Carolyn F. Drake of LaRue County retired Dec. 1.

    She was appointed to the position of executive vice president more than 27 years ago and has been a key member of the Fort Knox Federal professional leadership team throughout her career.

  • PHOTO: Big wreath at Lincoln National Bank

     Lincoln National Bank employees Arthur Hawkins and Leon Kessinger worked Friday to get a large holiday wreath ready for display.

  • WRESTLING: Mat Hawks' goal is to win Region

     Head coach Gary Canter started the wrestling program at LaRue County High School in 1990.

    At that time, the form of wrestling most people in LaRue County knew was the smackdowns – professionals on television.

    “The biggest challenge I had the first year,” Canter once said, “was to convince the wrestlers that there were not any ropes or ring involved in real wrestling.”

  • PHOTO: Superintendent speaks to Chamber of Commerce

     Several LaRue County Schools Central Office employees of spoke at last week’s Chamber of Commerce luncheon. From left, Superintendent Sam Sanders, Special Education Director Camille Turner, Instructional Supervisor Denise Skaggs, Instructional Supervisor Amanda Reed, and LaRue County High School Principal Paul Mullins.

  • PHOTO: Warm Blessings Donation

  • PHOTO: Rowland's buck

     Rowland Thompson of LaRue County took this 13-point buck on Nov. 19.



  • Nelson Circuit Court Briefs

     • Charles Edward Brothers, 36, of New Haven, was sentenced to three years in prison for one count of complicity to first-degree possession of a controlled substance, five years in prison for one count of intent to manufacture and 12 months in jail for complicity to possession of drug paraphernalia. He was granted probation for a period of five years following set conditions including good behavior, serve six days in jail and report to a probation officer as directed. Brothers possessed methamphetamine, had intent to manufacture it and possessed drug paraphernalia.

  • BASKETBALL: Lady Hawks demolish Thomas Nelson

     Junior guard/forward Ivy Brown neared a rare quadruple-double as the LaRue County Lady Hawks routed first-year program Thomas Nelson, 71-36 in both teams’ season openers Nov. 27.

    It was the first-ever game for the Lady Generals.

    The Generals’ home opener against one of the 5th Region’s top teams was a rough one, as the Hawks jumped out to a 30-7 lead after one quarter and cruised from there. LaRue County ran the lead to 51-15 at the half.