Today's News

  • COLUMN: Fall care for lawns

     Summer can be hard on our lawns. With much of the country suffering from extreme heat and drought conditions this past summer, many lawns took a beating.

    Fall is the perfect time to help your lawn recover from the stressors of summer and prepare for winter. The warm soil and cooler temperatures promote root growth and thickening of the lawn.

  • PHOTO: Democratic Women

     Officers of the new LaRue County Democratic Woman's Club were installed at a recent meeting by Jo-Ann Winkenhofer, Elizabethtown, District Director, right. Officers are, from left, President Celia McDonald; Vice President Mary Lowe Jackson, Secretary Heather McDonald, Treasurer Peggy Hawkins. The club received its charter from the statewide organization Sept. 29 at a convention in Lexington. 

  • Nasty Gal brings 300 jobs to Shepherdsville

     Governor Steve Beshear recently announced international online fashion distributor Nasty Gal will locate a 527,000-square-foot national distribution center in Shepherdsville. The move will create 300 new, full-time jobs and an $18 million investment in the commonwealth.

  • Text a tip: Report a crime

     The Kentucky State Police is initiating a new proactive program where citizens are now able to text confidential tips from their cell phone. The program, “Text a Tip,” is designed to report criminal activity, assist with neighborhood watch and serve as an additional resource for schools and college campuses.

  • Your newspaper will be there for you

     Ron Dzwonkowski Associate Editor for the Detroit Free Press  


    Your newspaper will be there for you.

    A simple statement, but let’s break it down a bit.

  • Fall Fire Season: Oct 1 to Dec. 15

     The Kentucky Division of Forestry is once again preparing for an active wildfire season as lack of rain this summer and increased fuel loads from spring storms could pose problems for fighting fires. 

  • Perez: No time off for talented athlete

     Raymundo Perez had a choice — football or soccer. Only the sly LaRue County junior found another option.


    Soccer players who kick for the football team are far from uncommon. Fellow LaRue County student Curtis Milby does it. As do North Hardin’s Justin Musselman, John Hardin’s Jacob Drexler and Fort Knox’s Cody Lewis.

    However, none of those four actually play the field during football.

  • Bulk Foods and More bulking up business

     You may have driven past signs for Bulk Foods and More on KY 210 (Old E’town Road) and Walter Reed Road and thought a farmer was selling an overabundance of crops.

  • O'Dell completes final leg of 235-mile walk

     In April, 72-year-old Curtis O’Dell of Hodgenville drove to Andersonville, Tenn., and caught a ride to his old hometown of Knoxville.

  • School Calendar - Oct. 3, 2012