Today's News

  • Forty-five participate in fundraiser run

    The Relay for Life 5K hosted by Living Strong’s Team was held Saturday.

    About 45 runners and walkers participated regardless of spring break commitments and promised to return next year with more runners and walkers.

    All runner and walker fees were donated to Relay for Life LaRue County, thanks to the sponsors and supporters.

  • New CEO named for Southern States

    Jeff Stroburg has been named as president and chief executive officer of the Southern States Cooperative.

    Stroburg succeeds Tom Scribner, who is retiring.

    Stroburg, recently retired from West Central Cooperative, has led profitable growth and successfully navigated major change throughout his 25-plus years in CEO roles at West Central Cooperative, Renewable Energy Group, Countrymark Cooperative, and Hamilton Farm Bureau Cooperative.

  • Class of '75 plans reunion

    LCHS Class of 1975 Reunion

    LaRue County High School Class of 1975 is planning a 40th reunion. All class members are invited to the planning session at 3 p.m. April 19 at LaRue County Middle School.

  • Cathy LaFollette turns 85

    Cathy LaFollette celebrated her 85th birthday with family and friends on April 11, 2015. Those attending were two sons, Danny and Dale, daughter Candy Vincent, good friend Arthur Allen, two daughters-in-law, Judy and Yvonne, three-of-seven grandchildren, Josh, Angela and Brittany, and youngest great-granddaughter, Addalynn.

  • Five Democrats running for treasurer in primary

    Kentucky Democrats will have plenty of options when they go to the polls May 19 to select their nominees.

    Treasurer Todd Hollenbach is in the final year of his second term in office, so he is ineligible for re-election.

    Neville Blakemore of Louisville, Jim Glenn of Owensboro, Daniel B. Grossberg of Louisville, Richard Henderson of Mt. Sterling and Rick Nelson of Middlesboro are seeking to succeed Hollenbach.

  • PHOTO: Wrestling All-American

    Griffin Dulak, a freshman at LaRue County High School, traveled to Independence, Missouri, for the Brute Nationals Wrestling Tournament. He placed fifth, earning him All-American status. Griffin is the son of Dave and Kathy Dulak of Hodgenville.

  • LCHS Prom is Saturday

    The LaRue County High School Prom will be held 8 p.m. to midnight Saturday, April 18, at the high school.

    The theme is "Wicked," inspired by the Broadway musical.

    LCHS juniors and seniors can purchase up to two tickets. Only those between ages 14 and 21 will be permitted to attend - no exceptions.

    Tickets are $35 each and will be sold during lunch through the remainder of the week.


  • E'town Garden Club meets

    The Garden Club of Elizabethtown met April 2. About 30 members from Elizabethtown, Radcliff, Rineyville, Glendale and Hodgenville attended. Two new members, Jack Herrmann and Jerry Snyder, were welcomed. Betty Long, M.C. Meserve and Jackie Huffines were the hostesses. 

  • April is 'Safe Digging Month'
  • Lady Hawks split games in tournament

    The Lady Hawks split their games in the TSCA Classic during spring break.

    LaRue County beat Rossview (Tenn.), 3-2 and Clarksville Academy (Tenn.), 12-2. The Lady Hawks lost to Brighten (Tenn.), 5-3 and Collinwood (Tenn.), 7-1.

    n Brighten rallied to beat the Lady Hawks, scoring four runs in the bottom of the fourth.

    Sophomore Chasity Bryant homered for LaRue County, while junior Shakeya Washington had an RBI single.

    n The Lady Hawks jumped out to a 6-2 lead over Clarksville Academy after three innings and never looked back.