Today's News

  • Learn to live on your income

    Your expenditures hold the key to how well you do when dollars are scarce. If your family does not follow a spending plan, this is the time to start. Family input is essential, so is being both realistic and flexible. Here are some suggestions:

    Before making purchases above a certain dollar amount, discuss the potential purchase with other family members.

  • LCMS Lady Hawks basketball schedule

    Sept. 3    Russell           Home   6 p.m. 

    Sept. 8    Adair Co          Away   6:30 p.m.

    Sept. 10   Hart Co.         Away   6:30 p.m.

    Sept. 12   Marion       Away   TBA 8th only

    Sept. 14   Caverna         Home  6:30 p.m.

  • MicroHose bringing 125 jobs to Taylor

    It's the hose that grows jobs in Taylor County.

    MicroHose is expected to be manufacturing its patented "hose that grows" by early next year, creating 125 new jobs.

    Armed with $3 million in state Kentucky Rural Economic Development Act incentives, work to ready the MicroHose facility on Industrial Drive is under way. Unveiled locally in July at a Campbellsville/Taylor County Chamber of Commerce luncheon, the 6-foot MicroHose expands to 30 feet through water pressure. A 10-foot hose will expand to 50 feet.

  • County Clerk audit released

    State Auditor Crit Luallen released the audit of the 2008 financial statement of LaRue County Clerk Linda Carter. State law requires the auditor to conduct annual audits of county clerks and sheriffs.

    The audit found that the clerk’s financial statement presents fairly the revenues, expenditures and excess fees of the LaRue County Clerk in conformity with the regulatory basis of accounting.

  • FreedomKentucky.org simplifies information

    FreedomKentucky.org, a new Bluegrass Institute wiki, offers a user-friendly tool for Kentuckians to provide and review information on public policies and to hold local governments and school districts throughout the commonwealth accountable.

  • For the love of Lincoln

    About 80 LaRue Countians attended the third Lincoln Bicentennial One-Cent Coin release in Springfield, Ill., Aug. 13.

    Although the ceremony lasted only 30 minutes, most stood in line for hours to receive rolls of newly minted pennies honoring native son Abraham Lincoln.

    In all, about 2,000 people crowded the lawn surrounding the historic Old State Capitol for the event, according to Jana Prewitt, public affairs officer for the U.S. Mint.

  • Birthplace holds bicentennial celebration on Labor Day

    The Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Park will host a bicentennial celebration on Labor Day, Sept. 7.

    Music will be provided by Anne Milligan. Living history presentations will be provided by costumed interpreters from Frazier International History Museum at 11 a.m. by Eric Franz; and 2 p.m. by Zoe Jackson.

    Franz portrays Lincoln, reflecting on his life up to his election as an Illinois State Representative.

  • Lady Hawks making progress despite low numbers, injuries

    The Lady Hawks varsity soccer team won its first game of the season 6-1 Monday against Monroe County.

    The team has struggled as it has been hampered by a small roster and injuries.

    The team has 17 members – mostly underclassmen.

  • Lee's join farm market tour

    Robin and Ashley Lee of Lee’s Garden Center in Hodgenville joined more than 25 participants of farm markets throughout the state on the Kentucky Farm Bureau’s Summer Tour of markets in Kentucky, West Virginia and Virginia. The tour gives participants in KFB’s Certified Roadside Markets program an opportunity to get ideas for production and marketing plus network with colleagues.  

  • New Haven holds Iron Horse Festival

    Landmark News Service

    “All roads lead home” if you’re on the Iron Horse. That’s the theme for New Haven’s premier festival — The Rolling Fork Iron Horse Festival — for its 19th year.

    This year’s theme, was chosen because “home” and “hometown” are very important in small communities, New Haven City Clerk Linda Mattingly said.

    The weekend event will feature arts, crafts, children’s activities, old time demonstrations, food, fun gospel and concert bands and, of course, train rides.