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Today's News

  • Almost 4,000 LaRue Countians have agreed to be organ donors

    April showers may bring May flowers, but it also brings celebration. Circuit Court Clerks throughout Kentucky and their Trust For Life are celebrating National Donate Life Month in honor of the generosity of organ, eye and tissue donors and their families throughout the month of April.
    While 2011 marked one million registered donors in the state, and 100 million nationwide, the need for organ, eye and tissue transplants is on the rise and adding more donors to the Organ Donor Registry is critical.

  • Kayla Cruse honored by ADDY

    Imagewest’s Semester at Sea campaign was awarded a 5th District Student Silver ADDY in the second tier of the three-part National ADDY Awards. The piece will advance to the third and final round at the National ADDY Competition.

  • PHOTO: Project Graduation roadblock

    LaRue County High School senior Olivia Dulak, Vonna Downs and Kathy Dulak worked a roadblock Saturday, accepting donations for Project Graduation.

    Other fundraisers:

    Flock your friends and neighbors

  • Park volunteers seek signatures, support for restaurant tax

    Volunteers for LaRue County Park and Recreation have been going door-to-door collecting signatures in support of a restaurant tax.
    Park President Eric DeVary said the signatures will be presented to Hodgenville City Council “at some point,” in hopes that the six councilmen will put the matter to a vote, but he’s uncertain if the petition will be provided at Monday’s council meeting.

  • Upton yields three meth arrests

    The LaRue County Sheriff’s Office made three methamphetamine-related arrests last week in the Upton area.
    Johnny Wood, 60, of 241 Memory Lane, and Coleman Ferris, 43, of Millerstown Road, were each charged with manufacturing methamphetamine, buy or possession of drug paraphernalia and first-degree possession of controlled substance on March 29, according to Deputy Eric Williamson.
    Williamson said he had received a tip of suspected drug activity at Wood’s home. Inside, he found “all sorts of components and paraphernalia.”

  • COLUMN: Accept the gift of Christ

    The message of Easter is that Jesus conquered sin and death and rose again. The result is that we have the promise of eternal life in a perfect environment.

    This is important because of our heritage. We are descendants of Adam and Eve. They were created in the image of God to live forever. But this changed when they sinned. They started to grow old and to wonder, "What happens after I die?"

  • BIRTH: Warrens welcome Harper Willow

     Madeline Warren is proud to announce the birth of her sister, Harper Willow Warren. 

    Harper Willow was born at 7:46 a.m. on Feb. 8, 2012 at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown. She weighed 7 pounds 4 ounces and was 19-inches long.

    She was welcomed home by her parents, Wesley and Nicole Warren of  Hodgenville.

    Maternal grandparents are Betty and Randy Morgan of Roanoke, and Steve and Laura Landrum of LaFayette, Ala.

    Paternal grandparents are C.E. “Junior” and Imogene Warren of Magnolia.

  • Campbellsville University receives historic piano collection

     Campbellsville University has received the Vogt-Farrar Piano Collection, which consists of four historic pianos showing the evolution of the American piano industry from before the Civil War to the early 20th Century.

    “This collection will give our students an opportunity to view and study stringed keyboard instruments built in the United States from the early 19th century to the early 20th,” according to Dr. Wesley Roberts, professor of piano.

    “It will be the only collection of its kind in Kentucky.”

  • Governor signs veteran license ID bill

     Gov. Steve Beshear signed into law a bill allowing veterans to have their status included on new and renewed driver licenses.

     “This new law fills a long-standing need of our veterans,” Beshear said. “My thanks and congratulations to the Kentucky Department of Veterans Affairs, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet and Kentucky’s Circuit Court Clerks for their cooperation and hard work in making this a reality.”

  • Library announces new titles

     The LaRue County Public Library has several new books.