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Today's News

  • Wrestling benefit set for Saturday

    The LaRue County Wrestling Boosters have scheduled a silent auction 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 9, in the gym lobby. Event occurs during regional duals. Proceeds benefit the LCHS wrestling program.

    For more information, call 401-1369.

  • Art Guild announces public displays

    Central Kentucky Art Guild members will display their work at several locations through March 25.

    Warner Sizemore and Sharon Milner – Cobbler’s Café, Elizabethtown

    Chieko Davis – Radcliff Tourist Center, Radcliff

    Wes Kendall – Granite Center, Radcliff

    Carl McKinley – Cecilian Bank, North Dixie Avenue, Elizabethtown

  • LaRue County Schools closed again today

    The LaRue County Schools extended their snow holiday to a second day.

    Thursday's daylight snowfall left the area in a white blanket that will continue to impact driving through the weekend. The National Weather Service forecast says temperatures will remain in the teens today which means no melting. Subfreezing temperatures are expected remain until Monday afternoon or Tuesday.

    Forecasters also predict a light, fluffy snow today with little or no additional accumulation.

    Major road ways are reportedly clear but sideroads and neighborhood streets remain slick.

  • Construction booming in the gingerbread business

    Debbie Taylor’s class at LaRue County High School has entered into the home construction business.

    Unlike most builders, however, her students will be able to eat their structures as they have designed and built gingerbread houses.

    “We make them every year,” Taylor said. “However, in the past we have used graham crackers and hot glue. This year, everything is totally edible.”

    For their building plans, the students researched various recipes on Web sites, compared them, then selected the ones that best suited them.  

  • Forcht donates $10,000 to Campbellsville University

    Terry Forcht, owner of Forcht Banking, has donated $10,000 to Campbellsville University for athletics and student scholarships.

    The money will go to the funding for new field turf for the football field and to the CU’s scholarship fund.

    Forcht Bank donates $5,000 annually to Campbellsville University. They support the scholarship fund and the bank is an athletic corporate sponsor.

  • Forcht donates $10,000 to Campbellsville University

    Terry Forcht, owner of Forcht Banking, has donated $10,000 to Campbellsville University for athletics and student scholarships.

    The money will go to the funding for new field turf for the football field and to the CU’s scholarship fund.

    Forcht Bank donates $5,000 annually to Campbellsville University. They support the scholarship fund and the bank is an athletic corporate sponsor.

  • Forcht donates $10,000 to Campbellsville University

    Terry Forcht, owner of Forcht Banking, has donated $10,000 to Campbellsville University for athletics and student scholarships.

    The money will go to the funding for new field turf for the football field and to the CU’s scholarship fund.

    Forcht Bank donates $5,000 annually to Campbellsville University. They support the scholarship fund and the bank is an athletic corporate sponsor.

  • LCHS students become statesmen at Assembly

    Seventeen LaRue County High School students who attended the Kentucky Youth Assembly last month are true statesmen, and they have the documentation to prove it.

    They were one of only two schools out of the 46 in attendance to receive the Statesman Award, according to Dee Hutchins Jr., LCHS social studies teacher and adviser to the school’s Y-club.

    “St. X received one recognition and LaRue County received the other. This is outstanding,” Hutchins said.

  • School Board hears ALES proficiency report

    Abraham Lincoln Elementary School Principal Amber Thurman presented the school’s proficiency report to the LaRue County School Board Dec. 21.

    Thurman said different topics are covered each year and different grade levels are chosen to complete the projects that give students additional core content coverage.

    She said she is “proud to have met all No Child Left Behind standards.”

    “It is huge to meet the disability target,” she said.

  • Lady Hawks take the title at Caverna

    A trio of middle schoolers led the LaRue County Lady Hawks to the championship of the Caverna Christmas Classic Dec. 23.

    Eighth-grade guard/forward Ivy Brown scored 13 points, seventh-grade guard/forward Alexis Brewer had 11 and sixth-grade guard Erin Boley scored eight as the Lady Hawks (6-3) rolled past tournament host and 18th District rival Caverna, 57-39.

    Brown also had three assists and team-highs in rebounds (five) and steals (three). Sophomore guard Nancy Howell added eight points, and junior forward Lyndsay Whitlock had six points and three rebounds.