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Today's News

  • Churches fill economic gap and tummies through food programs

    Freedom from want has been a visionary goal of Americans since President Franklin D. Roosevelt mentioned it in his Four Freedoms speech to Congress in 1941.

    Several churches in LaRue County are doing their part to ensure, especially in these economically hard times, that LaRue County’s residents do not lack their basic necessities.

    Angel Food Ministries

    South Fork Baptist Church is a host church for Angel Food Ministries. 

  • Bluegrass Speedway May 8

    World of Outlaws Late Models (40 entries)

    Top Qualifier- Don O’Neal 14.563 (New track record)

    1st Heat (top 4 transfer)- Don O’Neal, Shane Clanton, Russ King, Tim Fuller, Eric Wells, Dustin Neat, Tyler Reddick, Matt Lux, Rick Combs, Jill George

    2nd Heat (top 4 transfer)- Justin Rattliff, Brady Smith, Austin Hubbard, Jordan Bland, Jason Feger, Rick Eckert, Mike Marlar, Brent Robinson, Jarryd Holshouser, Chris Wall

  • Freshmen receive grant to produce technology pamphlet

    Through a service learning grant, several LaRue County High School freshmen will produce a pamphlet that will help the community learn more about technology.

    “For the purpose of applying for the grant I called the project, ‘Getting the Information Out There,’” said Amy Loyall, LCHS librarian, who is guiding the students with the project. 

    Loyall has been working intensively with freshman English classes this year in the areas of reading and information literacy skills.

  • Bourbon City Speedway Go-Kart Races May 8

    OHV MEDIUM

    1st-#9 Jonathon Wheeler

    2nd-#23 Theresa Bellah

    3rd-#00 Greg Wooten

    4th-#711 Douglas Diselkamp

    5th-#01 Chris Diselkamp

    ROOKIE

    1st-#72 Mason Grant

    2nd-#U1 Dalton Underwood

    3rd-#33 Donnie Holleran

    4th-#39 Hunter Boddy

    OPEN

    1st-#93 Tony Phillips

    2nd-#91 Roger Taylor

    3rd-#37 Cole “TGO” Bland

    OHV SUPER HEAVY

    1st-#28 Mike Bray

    2nd-#12 Brandon Embry

    3rd-#4U Anthony Underwood

    4th-#59 Scott Coffey

  • Farm calendar

    Pork Producers meet

    The LaRue County Pork Association will meet 7 p.m. May 17 at the LaRue County Extension Office. A meal will be served.  All interested individuals are invited to attend.

     

    Goat and Sheep Producers meet

  • Athertonville men rescued from flood water after ATV mishap

    Two Athertonville men were rescued from flood waters near their home Tuesday evening after they lost control of a four-wheeler.

    LaRue County Deputy Russell McCoy, LaRue County EMS and LaRue County Fire Department responded to the area near Cissal Hill Road about 3:15 p.m. McCoy said the two men, who have not been identified, were driving the ATV in a flooded field and the vehicle started floating.

  • Church calendar

    Faithful Citizenship Luncheon

    Kentucky General Assembly: 2010 Review, 2011 Preview with Mark Bouchard will be the topic of the noon-1 p.m. May 18 Faithful Citizenship Luncheon at St. Joseph Proto Cathedral, 5th and W. Stephen Foster Blvd. Participants are asked to bring lunch; drinks and snacks will be provided. The event is sponsored by Catholic Charities’ Parish Social Ministry Department. RSVP to Catholic Charities Nazareth Office, 502-331-4545 or schmuckrsm@scnazarethky.org. 

    First Baptist youth revival

  • Hornback tops at spelling bee

    Skyler Hornback, son of Jeff and Barbara Hornback of Sonora, won the Elementary Division of the 46th Annual North Central Kentucky Spelling Bowl held at Elizabethtown Community College April 23. He competed with other third, fourth, and fifth grade school winners from Hardin, Meade, Grayson, Hart, Nelson, Washington, Bullitt, Taylor, Breckinridge, Green, and Marion counties. He represented Abraham Lincoln Elementary School where he is a fourth grade student.

    Hornback said several of his other words were much harder than his winning word of “accessory.”

  • State Theater to show 'The Very Worst Thing'

    "The Very Worst Thing," a documentary film about the worst school bus crash in U.S. history, will be screened at the historic State Theatre 8 p.m. May 14.  Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at the State Theater box office, and a limited number of tickets are also available for online purchase at www.theveryworstthing.com. 

  • Nelson clerk candidate’s eligibility under scrutiny

    With just days before the May 18 primary and 12 Democratic candidates in the hunt for the party nod, the race for Nelson County Clerk is beginning to heat up.

    Catching most of that heat is candidate Phillip Mouser with questions buzzing throughout the county concerning his eligibility to file for the office.