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Today's News

  • Tobacco payment registration due Monday

    Tobacco quota holders and producers not currently enrolled in the Tobacco Transition Payment Program have until Monday, Nov. 2, to sign-up to receive a 2010 TTPP payment.

    Also known as the tobacco buy-out, the program provides approximately $10 billion in 10 annual installments to eligible tobacco quota holders and producers from 2005 through 2014. Payments for 2010 through 2014 will be issued annually in January.

  • Time changed at 2 a.m.

    Clocks returned to standard time today.

    The official "fall back" shift occurred at 2 a.m. Sunday with the end of daylight-saving time. In order to be on the appropriate time, turn your clocks back one hour as an hour of daylight shifts to the morning and the sun will set in late afternoon.

    Firefighters also remind the public to take this opportunity to check smoke detectors and put fresh batteries in the life-saving devices in your homes and businesses.

  • Upcoming fall sewing classes

    Master Clothing Volunteer, Rosa Smith, will be offering a multi-week class schedule for beginning adult sewing through the rest of the fall. The classes will be held on Tuesday afternoons at the LaRue County Extension Service office on 807 Old Elizabethtown Road in Hodgenville.

    1-3 p.m. Oct. 27: Body Shape, Style and Pattern Size

  • Benefit concert set for Sunday

    “A Little Bit Longer” Concert for a Cure benefit will take place at 5 p.m. Nov. 1 at The Historic State Theater in Elizabethtown.

    Four regional bands are scheduled to entertain at the American Diabetes Association benefit. Hardin Memorial Hospital representatives will open the show with an informative speech and booths will provide information about diabetes.

    For more information, go to www.alittlebitlongerconcertforacure.com or contact Amy Green at (270) 268-4943 or Ashley White at (270) 268-8107.

  • Sign up now for the fourth annual Festival of Trees

    Main Street’s Festival of Trees is an annual event that kicks off the holiday celebration in Hodgenville. The Community Room is filled with trees to be admired, bid on, voted for or just to provide a holiday atmosphere for other gatherings.

    Organizations or churches, who wish to offer a decorated tree, a wreath, a garland or a Christmas banner set up decorated trees at the festival as a moneymaker for their non-profit organization. Individuals can do the same, but the income must go to a non-profit church or group.

  • Campbellsville reaches record enrollment

    Campbellsville University has achieved a record enrollment of 3,006, according to an announcement by Dr. Michael V. Carter, president.

    The enrollment for last fall was 2,601.

    The fall 2009 record makes 19 semesters of consecutive record enrollments at Campbellsville University.

  • Hawks’ defense a victim of run

    The ground attack that fuels LaRue County’s offense has victimized the Hawks’ defense the last two weeks. In the process, the team ends up third in its Class 4A district.

    LaRue County lost a shot at being at home in the first round of the playoffs with a 10-0 loss last Friday at Bullitt East. The Hawks (5-4 overall and 1-2 in district action) will begin the playoffs in two weeks at Valley High in southern Jefferson County - the same team that defeated the Hawks in last year’s postseason opener.

  • Band of Hawks takes second in Barren County event

    The LaRue County High School marching band won second in the Class AAA division at Barren County Invitational Saturday.

    They received a distinguished rating. The color guard received best guard. They placed fifth

    overall in finals and received another distinguished rating for the evening performance.

    They will compete in regionals competition on Saturday at Warren East High School.

  • Wet weather could bring weekend woes

    LaRue County is part of a special weather advisory and a hazardous weather outlook issued by the National Weather Service.

    Unseasonably moist air will interact with a slow-moving cold fronta nd create widespread soaking rains beginning today to most of Kentucky and southern Indiana. Lightning will be produced by the isolated thunderstorms that accompany the rainy system.

  • LaRue makes valiant stands in first district appearance

    If you do not follow the LaRue County High School soccer teams, you missed two outstanding district games.

    After six years of practicing, three years as a junior varsity program and two years as an independent varsity program, both teams played in their first district tournament.

    On Monday, the boys were matched against Bardstown Tigers, a team LaRue County played to a 0-0 draw during the first week of the season.