Today's News

  • Whitlock twins sign with Transylvania University

    There is no denying that Lyndsay and Valerie Whitlock have been assets to the LaRue County Sports teams.
    Since the twins were four years old, they have been active in sports and activities.
    On the high school level, the twins have spent four years playing softball, track and basketball, and dabbled in varsity soccer for one year.
    After experiencing a variety of sports, the twins agree that basketball is their favorite.
    Not only do they love the sport, the sport loves them.

  • Project Graduation

    Duck Derby
    Project Graduation will sponsor a Kentucky Duck Derby May 10 (note date change). Sponsor a duck for a senior - $10 ticket or a “Quack Pac” for $30 and get one ticket free. Payout for first, second and third.

    Ice cream fundraiser
    Buy one quart of Baskin-Robbins ice cream for $5 and a portion of proceeds will be donated to Project Graduation. Order forms can be picked up from Shannon Redmon, any senior parent or student or at the high school.


  • May Bookmobile Schedule

    May 5 - Laugh & Learn, Kids Crew, Nationwide, LaRue Baptist, North L&N, Joe Brown Road, Bardstown Road
    May 6 - New Freedom, West Point, Watch Me Grow, Upton Talley Road, Maxine Road, New Jackson Hwy.
    May 9 - Rose Circle, Goodin Williams Road, Slack Road, Dan Dunn
    May 10 - LCHS, LCMS, Even Start, Poplar Ave., South L&N, Sunrise Manor, Campbellsville
    May 12 - First Friends, Even Start, McDowell Road
    May 13 - Kingdom Kids, Senior Center, Carter Bros. Road, Tonieville Road

  • ECTC commencement ceremony set for May 9

    Elizabethtown Community and Technical College’s 46th annual commencement ceremony will be held at  7 p.m. May 9, in the gymnasium at Central Hardin High School in Elizabethtown.  Family and friends of ECTC graduates are invited to attend.  No tickets are required.
    ECTC Alumnus Kelly Mark Easton, judge, Hardin Circuit Court, Division III and Chief Circuit Judge of Kentucky’s Green River District, will deliver the commencement address to about 180 graduates who plan to walk.  

  • Relay For Life

    Luminarias are being sold as a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society Relay for Life. To purchase a luminaria in memory or in honor of, contact any Relay team member or Beverly Veirs at 358-3210. Luminarias are $5 each; $50 for a torch. If you would like to send a picture by e-mail of your loved one for a slide show that will be presented on Relay night, send to beverlyaveirs@gmail.com by May 9. Relay for Life will begin 6 p.m. May 13 to 6 a.m. May 14.

    Mr. Relay contest

  • Information for High School Seniors

    Graduation is 8 p.m. Friday, June 3, in the LCHS gymnasium. Prac­tice is 8 a.m.-3 p.m. June 2-3. Practice is mandatory both days, no exceptions. For practice, girls need to bring their shoes and guys need to bring their caps.
    Appropriate attire must be worn for graduation. Men: Dress pants, shirt and tie, dress shoes (no boots, tennis shoes, flip flops, etc.) Women: Dress clothes with dress shoes.

    Project Graduation

  • Fort Knox Federal Credit Union celebrates 60 years of service

    Celebrating 60 years of service to members, Fort Knox Federal Credit Union will host its 60th annual membership meeting May 10, at the Hardin County Schools Perfor­ming Arts Center in Elizabethtown.
    The meeting begins at 5:30 p.m. and doors open at 5 p.m. at The PAC, which is on the campus of John Hardin High School.
    “This is a tremendous milestone for Fort Knox Federal and the occasion is made even better because we will report on another strong year of growth in 2010,” said J. Marvin Hawk, chairman of the Board of Directors.

  • Lincoln Days activities

    Planning is underway for the Lincoln Days Celebration.  With the support of the Fiscal Court, the Crosstown -Homemakers will host a reception Sept. 25, during the opening ceremonies and art show, located in the Lincoln Museum Community Room.
    The baby contest, Little Abe and Sarah events, and the selection of the best-dressed Pioneer Family, are scheduled for the auditorium at the Civic Center.  
    The following weekend, Oct. 1-2, the remainder of activities will take place downtown and at Creekfront Park.

  • Community Calendar

    Book signing at Library
    Lincoln’s Loft Bookstore and the library will be having a book signing 1 p.m. May 7 at the LaRue County Library. Author Julie Kagawa, a fellow Kentuckian, will be present to sign books from her Iron Fae series.

    Kentucky Public Retirees
    Kentucky Public Retirees, Lincoln Trail Chapter, will meet 11:30 a.m. May 9 at Ryan’s Steakhouse in Elizabethtown. Kevin Hilton, director of volunteer services at Hardin Memorial Hospital, will be the guest speaker.

    Relay for Life

  • Farmers Market opens May 6

    This growing season, the LaRue County Farmers Market will be on Tuesday and Friday afternoons from 2- 5:30 p.m. The market is held at the Extension Service parking area at 807 Old Elizabethtown Road. Opening day is May 6. The market will continue through the summer until Labor Day weekend.