Today's News

  • Pool to open June 16 with reduced hours

     The LaRue County Swimming Pool will operate on a reduced schedule this summer.

  • Mount Sherman Post Office may remain open with reduced hours

     Mount Sherman Post Office will remain open, with reduced hours, if a proposal by the U.S. Postal Service is approved by the Postal Regulatory Commission.

  • Habitat for Humanity looks to expand in LaRue

     Larry Mengel, executive director of Hardin County Habitat for Humanity and secretary for the Kentucky Habitat board of directors, spoke to the LaRue County Ministerial Association May 17 about starting a LaRue County affiliate.

  • Tri-county agriculture tour planned for June 20

     Hardin and LaRue County Conservation Districts have collaborated to offer a free area agriculture tour, open to all Hardin and LaRue County residents. 

    On Wednesday, June 20, tour participants will visit Bob Wade Jr.’s farm in Hardin County that illustrates an elaborate irrigation system and technological implementation in a large grain production. 

  • Students honored by Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University has announced the academic honors' list for the spring 2012 semester.
    The academic honors' list recognizes students who achieve a grade point average of 3.50 or above for the semester with a course load of at least 12 hours.
    The following students have been named to Campbellsville University's Dean's Honors List:

  • Darst indicted on theft charge

    Former Larue County Deputy Sheriff Joshua Matthew “Matt” Darst, 31, was indicted by a LaRue County grand jury Monday, May 21, on one count each of theft by unlawful taking, tampering with physical evidence and first-degree official misconduct.
    Darst is accused with recovering a stolen motorcycle “with the intent to deprive the owner of its use by keeping it himself. Darst altered the appearance of the motorcycle in an attempt to mask its identity by the owner,” according to a news release by Kentucky State Police.

  • ELECTION: Sims wins Democratic nod for state rep race

    Only 8.5 percent of registered voters in LaRue County turned out for Tuesday’s Primary Election.

    There were no local races which accounted for low voter turnout, officials said. One state race was determined.

    Former state rep. Dottie J. Sims of Horse Cave secured the Democratic nomination for the 19th District state representative by defeating Phinis Hundley of Hodgenville, 1,017 to 603.

    Sims won both Hart (582 to 238) and Edmonson (156 to 54) Counties but lost LaRue County, 311 to 279.

  • Kyle Meredith signs with Lindsey Wilson

     Kyle Meredith has signed to play baseball with Lindsey WIlson College. Front from left, Katie Meredith, Karen Meredith, Kyle, Kevin Meredith and Lindsey Wilson Head Coach Jonathan Parsons. Back, Hawks Head Coach Chris Price, Athletic Director David Dawson, Assistant Coach Eric Allen and LCHS Principal Paul Mullins.

  • COURT BRIEFS - May 23, 2012


    Brandon Maddox (1990) received a diverted sentence May 7 after pleading guilty to complicity, theft by unlawful taking/disposition auto in LaRue Circuit Court. He was ordered to pay $656.90 costs.


    Five-year suspended sentence

  • New job training available for veterans

     Unemployed veterans aged 35 to 60 may qualify for up to 12 months of job training through the new Veterans Retraining Assistance Program.

    VRAP will provide training for programs of education that lead to a high-demand occupation. The program, a joint effort of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and Department of Labor, will start July 1.