Today's News

  • First salt run of year made in Roanoke, Tonieville areas

     After enjoying relatively mild winter weather through most of December, LaRue County’s road department crews spread their first loads of salt, about 15 tons, Dec. 29, according to road supervisor Clyde Veirs.

  • COLUMN: Leroy Brown saved the 70s

     I’ve always thought the ages of 12 to 14 were the worst in my life – no longer a child but far from being a driver’s license-wielding teenager. 

  • Speech team earns honors

    The LaRue County High School Speech team chalked up another successful outing at the Thelma Beeler Invitational Tournament hosted at Lafayette High School in Lexington.  

    The team was led to an overall second-place finish by sophomore Brian Anderson and junior Curtis Milby, both of whom scored multiple first- and second-place finishes in their events, and several other students who made final rounds.  

    Milby was first in humorous interpretation and sixth in broadcast announcing.

  • Winter Storm Warning in effect

     LaRue County is under a winter storm warning.

    The National Weather Service has issued a warning for freezing rain and sleet which is in effect until 9 a.m. Wednesday.

    Light precipitation will begin across the area later today. The intensity will pick up tonight and continue until early Wednesday.

    Up to an inch of sleet or ice is forecast from west of Bowling Green to Lexington Metro.

    Drivers are urged to use caution.

  • LCHS grads return to area classrooms to learn again

      Among the student teachers in LaRue County schools last semester were two LaRue County High School graduates who have answered the call to teaching after working for several years in other professions.

  • Upton man charged with assault

     Kentucky State Police arrested an Upton man Jan. 7 in connection to an October assault at a Cecilia Smith Mill Road residence.

    Jacob M. Walker, 22, is charged with second-degree assault. He also is accused of violating felony probation.

    According to a warrant, the victim went to the residence to speak to Walker. However, police said before a discussion occurred, Walker and two juveniles assaulted the man.

  • 4-H Calendar - Jan. 16, 2013


    The LaRue County 4-H Cloverbuds will meet 3:30-4:45 p.m. Jan. 16 at the Extension Office.  The Cloverbud program is for ages 5 to 8 years old or kindergarten through third grades.


    Kids Choice

    The LaRue County 4-H Kids Choice Club will meet 3:30-4:45 p.m. Jan. 17 at the Extension Office.


    Shooting Sports chili cook-off and auction

  • Fundrai$ers - Jan. 16

     RELAY FOR LIFE: Living Strong team holds soup luncheon

  • Legal Aid Clinics: January, February and March

     The Legal Aid Society, 416 W. Muhammad Ali Blvd., Louisville, will hold free legal clinics in January, February and March. Each session will be held at that location unless otherwise stated.

    A reservation for each clinic is required. Contact the Legal Aid Society at (502) 584-1254 to make your reservation.

  • COLUMN: Today's the day to ditch the resolutions

     Ahhhh … a fresh new year. Did you make resolutions? How are you holding up with them? More than you can handle? Then get ready to celebrate on Jan. 17 – Ditch New Year’s Resolutions Day.