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Today's News

  • Sports Shorts

    Bicycle drawing is Friday

    LaRue County Parks and Recreation will draw for the bicycle Friday, July 2. The drawing will be taken from the park admittance tickets. The winner will be notified by Regina Devers.

    Updated physical

    needed

    All student-athletes need to have an updated physical, parent permission and drug consent form. Packets can be picked up at the middle and high school offices. For more information, call David Dawson at 270-766-7419.

    White Mills Days 5K Run

  • Gatton Academy recognizes seniors

    Celebration of Commencement Weekend at Western Kentucky University included The Carol Martin Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky honored its third graduating class of high school seniors.

    Fifty-one students representing 37 counties from across the Commonwealth, including Gretchen Fraze of LaRue County High School, were recognized during the ceremony at the newly renovated Van Meter Auditorium.

  • Volunteers honored by L.A.C.E.

    Each year the LaRue County Literacy Adult Community Education Council recognizes those who have generously and unselfishly given to our community. 

    Michael Huff received the Youth Volunteer Service Award for accumulating the most volunteer service hours through the LCHS Community Volunteer Service Club. 

    Huff, who will be a senior this year, has been volunteering since elementary school. Over the past three years, he has logged over 150 volunteer hours. 

  • Fiscal Court receives state grant for solid waste

  • Camp Invention back for another summer

    The Camp Invention program returns to Hodgenville this summer.

    In this program, children are immersed in a week-long experience of imaginative play leading them through inquiry-based activities in science, technology, engineering, math, history and the arts.

  • Technology may improve jail and ambulance service

    During last week’s LaRue Fiscal Court meeting, magistrates discussed some new technologies they hope will improve various areas within the community.

    The court is providing some funding for updating security within the LaRue County Jail. Closed circuit cameras are being installed throughout the jail. The camera system will allow officials who are given a password to access the visuals obtained by the system with a simple Internet connection.

  • Carley Ferguson awarded Lincoln Days scholarship

    Carley D. Ferguson of New Haven is the 2010 recipient of the annual scholarship awarded to a LaRue County student by Lincoln Days Celebration.

  • Local students graduate from Centre College

    Local students graduated from Centre College during the 187th commencement ceremony held at the College’s Norton Center for the Arts May 23.

    Kacie Bowles earned a Bachelor of Science degree in English and graduated cum laude. She is a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority, the daughter of John and Diana Bowles of Sonora and a graduate of LaRue County High School.

  • Church calendar

    Buffalo Church of the Nazarene VBS

    Buffalo Church of the Nazarene will hold Vacation Bible School 6:30-8:30 p.m. through July 9 for ages 4 through 12th grade. For more information, call 849-4497.

    Mount Zion holds VBS

  • Community comments heard at Mesonet meeting

    A public hearing June 22 reviewed possibilities for building a Kentucky Mesonet weather station in LaRue County.

    Western Kentucky University and the National Weather Service sponsor the Mesonet project, which builds weather towers across the state in an effort to allow counties to gather accurate information regarding the weather. The stations measure temperature, rain fall and humidity, among other things, and are used for agricultural, educational and weather safety purposes.