Today's News

  • Old barn stabled Noble Kalarama

    This old stock barn is located at the end of Peake Road near Athertonville. This old barn was the first LaRue County barn to stable Noble Kalarama, an American Saddlebred colt that was destined to become world famous. Noble Kalarama received his very first training in a lot surrounding this old barn under the reins of his owner, Jack Thompson.
    During the years of 1937-1940 Noble Kalarama established himself as a fine harness stallion to be taken seriously. He won shows in Chicago, Lexington, Memphis, Louisville, Indiana, Ohio and New York.

  • Gen Roso retires as Extension staff assistant after 21 years

    For more than 21 years, we at the LaRue County Extension Office have had the pleasure of working with Genevieve Perron Roso as our staff assistant. When she started in May 1989, Genevieve was quickly shortened to Gen.
    Gen has a wealth of expertise in Extension and office management.  Her tremendous office skills are remarkable. Her working knowledge in such things as computer software, web page design, newsletter preparation, mail management, accounting, bookkeeping and customer service continue to amaze me.

  • TRACK AND FIELD: LaRue Invitational

    Track and Field - 15-squad LaRue County Invitational


    April 1



    11. LaRue County, 12 points



    100 Dash, 27 Competitors

    18. Lindsey, Meredith, 15.21

    26. Grant, Logan, 17.02


    200 Dash, 22 Competitors

    16. Lindsey, Meredith, 31.34

    17. Phillips, Tiana, 32.55

    21. Grant, Logan, 35.89

  • A Cancer Survivor's Story: TOM R. COFFEY


    I have now survived cancer for three years.

    My story began in 2008. My son Ryan was to be married that July. The week of his wedding I was so sick, I was hospitalized and was first told that the C-word "cancer" was likely the problem. The doctors released me for the weekend to attend the wedding. When I returned the following week, further tests showed that I had non-Hodgkin's lymphoma B-cell.

  • It's blessed to be a blessing

     As a pastor over the years I have either written out my sermons or have taken detailed notes on my messages. Then I would study carefully what I had written. Many times there were corrections and editing done before I preached the messages.

    Now at times I compose my weekly devotions on the computer. Had I been more observant in last week's devotion there were two statements I would have made differently.

  • Cemetery preservation workshop scheduled in Frankfort

     The Kentucky Historical Society and the Kentucky Genealogical Society will host a free family-history workshop focused on KHS cemetery preservation resources 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. April 9 at the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History in downtown Frankfort.

  • Bardstown's Cracker Barrel may open late-summer

    Construction on a Cracker Barrel restaurant in Bardstown began mid-March and is moving forward quickly, according to Logan Spaulding, chief building inspector for Nelson County Code Enforcement.

  • Gray honored for service to Kentucky Division of Forestry

     Kentucky Division of Forestry employee Steve Gray received the Outstanding Service Forester Award from the Kentucky Woodland Owners Association during the annual meeting held at Carter Caves State Resort Park this week. Gray, who works in the Central District, has helped advance forest management through his work with private landowners for 30 years. He was selected by KWOA to receive the award based on his accomplishments in forestry management and long-time association with private landowners.

  • Cub Pack welcomes new members

     Cub Scout Pack 210, sponsored by South Fork Baptist Church, has been involved in several activities. The young men are learning basic scouting skills in preparation for their first campout in May at Sportsman Lake. Being led by

    Tim Porter, Ed Lane, Hannah Partridge, Trevor Clopton and Melissa Adams, the Scouts are learning knot tying, casting a line, starting a camp fire, among various activities that are used to achieve the aims of Scouting - citizenship training, character development and personal fitness.

  • Campbellsville Singers to perform at First Baptist Hodgenville

     The Campbellsville Singers will present an evening of worship music 6 p.m. April 10 at First Baptist Church Hodgenville, 730 Tonieville Road.  The Campbellsville Singers consist of six female students from Campbellsville University and feature Carmen Drake, a December 2010 graduate from Hodgenville. The event is free and the public is invited.