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Today's News

  • KSP accepting applications

     Kentucky State Police will begin accepting applications for its next traditional, 23-week cadet class on Aug. 1. The class is scheduled for the summer of 2013. Additional information and testing dates will be announced at that time.

  • ON EDUCATING LARUE: LACE Council recognizes volunteers

     Perhaps Marshall Metcalf summarized the reason he and so many others in the LaRue County community spend hours each week volunteering: “I enjoy helping others; it’s fun.”

    Metcalf led LaRue County High School’s Community Volunteer Service Club for the second straight year with over 70 hours spent volunteering.

    In addition to his hours with the club, Metcalf also tutors youth at Kids Crew daycare and volunteers in the summer reading program at LaRue County Library.

  • PHOTO: Stone House School 1902

  • New at LaRue's library: Blood Feud: The Hatfields and McCoys

     The LaRue County Public Library has several new books and DVDs for loan.

    Books – Danger in Plain Sightby Marta Perry; Between the Linesby Jodi Picoult; Coming Homeby Karen Kingsbury; Summerlandby Elin Hilderbrand; Wicked Businessby Janet Evanovich; Unconquered: The Saga of Cousins Jerry Lee Lewis, Jimmy Swaggart and Mickey Gilleyby J.D. Davis; The Pope and Iby Jerzy Kluger; Blood Feud: The Hatfields and McCoys by Lisa Alther; and The Politicianby Andrew Young.

  • New Haven men booked on meth charges

     A routine traffic stop led police to arrest two New Haven men who were allegedly in possession of narcotics.

    According to a press release, Det. Lynn Davis watched Charles E. Brothers, 35, New Haven, attempt to buy pseudoephedrine at Walgreens in Bardstown Thursday.

    The purchase was reportedly prevented because of his monthly limitations of pseudoephedrine purchases.

    Davis, who was in the store on unrelated business, followed Brothers and observed him enter a white pick-up truck that was operated by Brent E. Miller, 33, New Haven.

  • Test drought-stressed corn before harvest

     If corn is going to be fed as green chop or grazed, test for nitrates before harvest to be sure the crop will be safe to feed. For corn harvested properly as silage which goes through a good fermentation, nitrate levels could decrease 30 to 50 percent and can be tested after fermentation and before feeding. 

  • Bank of Buffalo robbed

    Kentucky State Police and the LaRue County Sheriff's Office are investigating a robbery that occurred about 12:40 p.m. Friday at Bank of Buffalo in Buffalo.
    Police are searching for a white male, about 6-feet-tall,  with blue eyes, wearing tennis shoes, blue jeans and a white T-shirt.
    The subject was reportedly wearing a camouflage mask and carrying a 9 mm pistol. He took an undisclosed amount of cash from the bank.

    No injuries were reported and the gun was not fired, Deputy Robby Brownfield said.

  • COLUMN: AARP offers local driver safety course

     AARP is offering a driver safety program 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. July 20 at the LaRue County Extension Office, 807 Old Elizabethtown Road, Hodgenville. The class includes four hours of instruction time and will have a lunch break, on your own. The class is all indoors and doesn’t involve a road test or a written test.

    Cost is $12 for AARP members and $14 for non-members. To register, call the Extension Office at 358-3401. Payment is requested by check-only at the class, made out to AARP. Please bring your driver’s license and AARP card.

  • PHOTO: Honor Flight

    Albert Peace, front, a World War II veteran, took part in an Honor Flight in June. The trip was organized through Honor Flight Bluegrass Chapter, a Louisville-based organization that flies American military veterans to visit and reflect at their memorials in Washington, D.C.  In back is Sen. Mitch McConnell and Peace’s daughter, Sandy Johnson.

  • Food Service Inspections