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Today's News

  • Saturday's storm costly to farmers

    Several areas of LaRue County were hit by a strong thunderstorm and high winds Saturday evening. According to the National Weather Service, the area was under a tornado watch until 10 p.m.

    Representatives from the NWS visited the county Monday and determined damage was caused by straight line winds that reached speeds of 50 to 70 miles per hour, according to Chris Jackson of 911/LaRue County Emergency Management.

    According to an unofficial count at Fisher Auto Parts in Hodgenville, about 15 barns across the county were damaged or destroyed.

  • Relay for Life: Cancer diagnosis turns writer toward God, acceptance

    The LaRue County Relay for Life is May 14 at Hodgenville Elementary School. This is the third in a series of cancer survivor stories to bring awareness to this cause.

  • April is National Organ and Tissue Donation Month

    April is National Organ and Tissue Donation Month and the LaRue County Circuit Court Clerk’s office wants everyone to consider becoming a potential organ and tissue donor. They also want everyone who wants to be a donor to sign up on the Kentucky Organ Donor Registry.

  • Who needs a fishing license?

    A Kentucky farm owner invites his brother, nieces and nephews from the city for an afternoon of fishing at the pond behind his house. The farm owner tells his guests not to worry about a fishing license since they plan to fish on his land.

    However, the visitors in fact do need their license.

  • Live by the spirit's power

    Advice is given by the Apostle Paul to live according to your new life in the Holy Spirit. Then you won’t be doing what your sinful nature craves.

    The old sinful nature loves to do evil, which is just opposite from what the Holy Spirit wants. These two forces are constantly fighting each other, and your choices are never free from this conflict.

  • Live by the spirit's power

    Advice is given by the Apostle Paul to live according to your new life in the Holy Spirit. Then you won’t be doing what your sinful nature craves.

    The old sinful nature loves to do evil, which is just opposite from what the Holy Spirit wants. These two forces are constantly fighting each other, and your choices are never free from this conflict.

  • Live by the spirit's power

    Advice is given by the Apostle Paul to live according to your new life in the Holy Spirit. Then you won’t be doing what your sinful nature craves.

    The old sinful nature loves to do evil, which is just opposite from what the Holy Spirit wants. These two forces are constantly fighting each other, and your choices are never free from this conflict.

  • WEATHER ALERTS ISSUED

    A storm front passing through LaRue County this morning is dropping heavy rain and has prompted the National Weather Service to issue a flash flood warning.

    LaRue, Nelson,Taylor and Hart counties are under the alert.

    Also, a tornado warning has been issued for Hardin County and radar indicates that Sonora and Hodgenville are in the path of the most severe conditions.

    The county also is under a tornado watch this morning as the storm's punch will last for hours.

    The storm is carrying winds of 30 mph with gusts in excess of 50 mph.

  • Alleged victim ordered to report to court

    The victim of an alleged assault failed to appear at the preliminary hearing of her accused assailant last week.

    LaRue District Judge C. Derek Reed issued a $2,000 cash bench warrant for Annabelle Carlen after she failed to respond to a summons Wednesday.

    A preliminary hearing is held to determine if enough evidence exists for the matter to be heard by a grand jury.

  • Service project seeks volunteers to help area cancer patients

    Local Master Clothing Volunteer Rosa Smith is promoting a service project to help area cancer patients. Hardin Memorial Hospital is in need of comfort caps and heart-shaped pillows. The caps are a gift to patients undergoing cancer treatment. The pillows are used by breast cancer patients and back surgery patients.