Today's News

  • PHOTO: Car carrier overturns in Barren Run

    A car carrier truck driven by Johnny Key overturned about 11 p.m. Tuesday in the Barren Run section.  The truck was carrying eight cars, according to the LaRue County Sheriff’s office. Seven remained on the truck; one was thrown off. No injuries were reported. Deputy Robby Brownfield investigated.

  • Monday's School Board: Booster accounts combined; food and nutrition committee to meet

    The Comprehensive District Improvement Plan, approved in January by the LaRue County School Board, was revisited at Monday’s meeting. The plan details goals and improvements for the entire district.

    Amanda Reed, assistant superintendent of student achievement, provided an updated report.

  • PHOTO: French receives sportsmanship award

     Phillip French received the Outstanding Sportsmanship Award for displaying that trait throughout his years as a LaRue County Little Leaguer. He is shown with his coach, Matt Darst.

  • Speech Team represents LCHS at Nationals

    The LaRue County High School Speech Team traveled to Philadelphia over Memorial Day Weekend to represent LaRue County and Kentucky at the annual National Catholic Forensics League Tournament. Sophomore Brian Anderson advanced to the semifinals in extemporaneous speaking and ended up 11th overall in the nation.

  • Tired of junk mail? Take action!

    Tired of sorting through piles of unwanted mail? Here are a few simple steps to shrink the pile of unwelcome mail you receive in your mailbox:

    Reduce direct mail and catalogs. Several free online services are available to help you reduce direct mailings (such as credit card offers, donation requests, bank offers, etc.) catalogs and circulars.

  • County Attorney gets high marks in child support

    The LaRue County Attorney’s office knows how to keep the money rolling in as it has received top rankings for federal and state collection of child support.

    The office, headed by County Attorney Dale Morris, received a ranking of eight out of 120 counties for the federal fiscal year; and nine out of 120 counties for the state fiscal year.

    Each ranking was based on scores in several categories including support order, paternity establishment, arrears, current support and cost effectiveness.

  • McKamey leads Lone Oak
  • Library program prevents the 'summer slide'

     As parents and students enjoy their summer break, many parents are thinking about the family vacation, trips to the pool, how to keep children engaged in activities at home, the abrupt changes to everyone’s schedule — and how to juggle it all. 

  • Four awarded scholarships

      The LaRue County Farm Bureau recently presented scholarships of $500 to three recent graduates of LaRue County High School; and a $1,000 scholarship to a college student. 

  • Business evacuated after semi catches fire

    A local business was evacuated Tuesday, June 11, after a tractor trailer caught fire in its parking lot.

    Richard Salyers, who was driving, said he was on his way to deliver a piece of machinery for R&D Railroad of Grayson. He realized he had a flat tire and pulled into the parking lot of Save-A-Lot, on Lincoln Drive in Hodgenville.

    “I got out to take a look at it and the rear passengers’ tire was on fire,” Salyers said.