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Today's News

  • Sen. Gibson to speak at May 11 Cattlemen's Association meeting

    State Sen. Carroll Gibson, R-Leitchfield, will be the guest speaker at the LaRue County Cattlemen’s Association meeting May 11. Gibson represents the 5th Senatorial District which includes LaRue, Breckinridge, Grayson, Hart, Hancock and Meade Counties. Gibson, who was elected in 2005, will discuss important agricultural political issues with the members.

    The meeting begins 7:30 p.m. and will be held at the LaRue County Extension Service office. A complimentary meal will be served.

  • Eight LCHS students make district band

    Eight LaRue County High School students recently earned the right to perform in the Fourth District Band Director’s Association Honor Bands. Katy Nash, flute; David Cruse, alto saxophone; Nathaniel Nash trumpet; Brittany Carman, euphonium; Isaac Burd, tuba; Eli Ernst, snare; Travis Hornback, snare; and Aaron Boone keyboard percussion, were selected among hundreds who auditioned for a select number of spots in the ensembles.

  • Early spring weather brings out students' green thumbs

    The recent warm spell of weather not only has brought out buds and leaves earlier than usual, but also gardeners who want a jump start on the growing season.

    Misty Bivens, agriculture teacher and FFA adviser at LaRue County High School who oversees the school’s greenhouse, has witnessed this spring fever.

    “Due to the warm weather we are already open,” the nine-year teaching veteran said. “We started getting calls, so we opened up. We are open 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays.”

  • Church calendar

    Revival at Buffalo Baptist

    Buffalo Baptist Church's revival concludes with services at 7 p.m. May 4 and. Bobby Reno from Nortonville will speak. A nursery for infants to age 4 will be provided. For more information, call Bro. Rodney Troutman at 325-3820.

    Prayer Time

    Middle Creek Baptist Church will have prayer time 7 p.m. May 6 in honor of National Prayer Week. Bro. Charles Juma will lead the service. For more information, call 737-6174.

    Wesley Meadows Bake Sale

  • Senior activities

    Senior Citizens music

    The Senior Citizens Center, 112 N. Walters Ave., Hodgenville, has music 6:30 p.m. every Saturday. Musicians and singers are welcome. For more information, call 358-4311 or e-mail viola47@windstream.net.

    Health South blood checks

    Health South will do blood checks at the LaRue County Senior Citizens Center, 112 N. Walters,  May 12.

    Daily events

  • Travis Hornback tops in jazz band

    Travis Hornback, a senior at LaRue County High school, recently earned a spot in the Kentucky All-State Jazz Ensemble. Hundreds of people auditioned to be in the All-State Jazz Band, but only 23 were selected. Travis was among the 23.

  • School Calendar

    Kindergarten testing

    Kindergarten testing is May 18. Kindergarten Launch is 9 a.m.-noon July 29. For more information, contact ALES at 358-4112 or HES at 3506.

    LCHS

    May 6 – Seniors will have their group photo taken. Dress shoes and clothing required.

    May 12 – Site Based Council meeting, 4:30 p.m.

    May 16 – National Honor Society ceremony at 2 p.m. May 16 in the auditorium, practice May 14 during first and second periods

  • Mobile meth lab found after police chase through Magnolia

    Officers are searching for a Hart County man accused of possessing a mobile methamphetamine lab and fleeing from police.

    Deputy Russell McCoy and other law enforcement workers were driving around the county Sunday afternoon “assessing water damage” after about 8 inches of rain fell in the area.

  • Constable candidate faces charges

    A candidate for constable is facing a felony and pair of misdemeanor charges in LaRue District Court.

    Raymond Fancher, 40, of Hodgenville is accused of theft by unlawful taking - auto, second-degree cruelty to animals and violation of county leash law.

    According to court records, a Hodgenville man has taken out a complaint that Fancher “took control” of his pulling tractor valued at $950. The alleged incident occurred in October 2009.

  • Take upward steps in the Christian life

    King David was “a man after God’s own heart.” His life was not perfect, but he loved God with all the fervor of his soul. He had one great ambition – build a great temple for the Lord. David kept this dream alive in his heart through the years. Now we see him as an old man who does not have many years on this earth.