Today's News

  • Let the master lead you into the new year

    As we enter a new year we must close the door behind us on the old year.  Someone has reminded us that we all need a filing cabinet and a trash can. The trash should be used for past sins and failures which if taken into the New Year would weigh us down. But there are other things such as debts owed and kindnesses shown us that need to be filed and go with us into 2014.

  • Church Calendar

    New service times at Parkway Baptist Church

  • Marketplace

    Lexie Grimes, left, and Zachary Duvall stood outside the LaRue County Extension office encouraging drivers to stop for the 4-H Rabbit Club’s Holiday Marketplace.

  • 4-H Calendar


    The 4-H Wranglers Horse Club will meet 7 p.m. Jan. 7 at the LaRue County Extension office.



    The 4-H Cloverbuds will meet 3:30-4:45 p.m. Jan. 8 at the LaRue County Extension office.  The Cloverbud program is for youth ages 5 to 8 years old or kindergarten to third-graders.  

  • Packard named to School Readiness Task Force

    Crystal Packard, LaRue County Public Library’s youth service librarian, has been named to the Kentucky Public Library School Readiness Task Force.

    The task force’s goal is to promote early literacy and school readiness programs at Kentucky’s public libraries.

    The 54-member task force is made up of public librarians, representatives from the Kentucky Department of Education and the Governor’s Office of Early Childhood, a University of Kentucky professor and staff from the Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives.

  • County jobless rate stable in November

    Unemployment rates rose in 96 Kentucky counties between November 2012 and November 2013, while 16 county rates decreased and eight stayed the same, according to the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. 

  • Sheriff’s office makes arrest in rash of burglaries

    A Buffalo man was charged Dec. 21 with two counts of second-degree burglary.

  • Several indicted by LaRue grand jury

    Several people were indicted Monday, Dec. 16, by a LaRue County grand jury.

  • Charges pending in money jar theft

    A Hodgenville man is facing charges after he allegedly took a jar containing money for a sick child from a local business.

  • Court Briefs

    Completed deferred prosecution

    Charges of possession of controlled substance; drug paraphernalia, buy or possession; and possession of marijuana, were dismissed Dec. 16 against Mike Underwood (1969) in LaRue Circuit Court. Underwood signed an agreement in the 2011 case that he would have no criminal actions, no possession of firearms, obtain a high school diploma or GED, maintain fulltime status as an employee or student (or combination) and remain drug and alcohol-free.