Today's News

  • Church calendar

    Grandparents honored

    Bethlehem High School will hold a Mass honoring grandparents 11 a.m. Sept. 15 at the Basilica of St. Joseph Proto-Cathedral. Prior to the Mass, there will be an open house with refreshments 9:30-10:30 a.m. in the Bethlehem High School Cafeteria. For more information, call 502-348-8594, ext. 214 or visit www.bethlehemhigh.org.

    Ovesen Heights has women’s conference

  • Charges against New Haven man dismissed

    Ten felony counts against a New Haven man were dismissed Aug. 13 in LaRue Circuit Court.

    Patrick D. Rawlins, 33, was charged with 10 counts of first-degree wanton endangerment after allegedly stopping his pickup truck on railroad tracks owned by Kentucky Railway Museum on May 25, 2009. Witnesses claimed 94 passengers were on board an oncoming train when a red pickup truck stopped on the tracks.

  • School calendar


    Fall break

    Fall break is Oct. 4-8.


    Wonderful Wednesday graduates needed for parade

    Wonderful Wednesday is inviting all former W.W. students to join them as they walk in the Lincoln Days Parade. The program is being honored this year as the grand marshal. For more information, call Abraham Lincoln Elementary at 358-4112. Parade lineup is 1:30 p.m. Oct. 2.

    Fourth District Choir

  • Students take 'Walk Through Lincoln's Life'

    Several hundred school children attended “Walk Through Lincoln’s Life” at Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Park last week. Several volunteers from Kentucky and Indiana demonstrated pioneer crafts, games and chores as part of the “educational curriculum based event,” according to the Park’s Web site.

  • Fundraiser calendar

    Sunrise Volunteers benefit

    The Sunrise Volunteers will sponsor a benefit gospel concert 2-4 p.m. Sept. 19 at the Hodgenville Civic Center. Admission is free, but a love offering will be taken with all proceeds going toward the purchase of a digital projector and screen for the new nursing home chapel.

  • Astronaut Leland Melvin to speak at Campbellsville

     Leland Melvin, a National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) astronaut, will be a guest speaker at Campbellsville University during a three-day visit Sept. 26-28.

    Melvin will speak at several events on campus including an address to students at FIRST CLASS at 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 27 in Ransdell Chapel, 401 N. Hoskins Ave., Campbellsville, and an event after that in the Banquet Hall of the Badgett Academic Support Center, 110 University Drive, Campbellsville, from noon to 1 p.m. Both are open to the public.

  • Registration open for ACT testing

    Registration is open for the Oct. 23 ACT achievement test. Students who wish to take the college admission and placement exam must register before Sept. 17.

    The ACT is a curriculum-based achievement exam. It tests what students have actually learned in school, not their aptitude for learning. The ACT also measures what students need to know to be ready for first year credit-bearing college courses based on ACT College Readiness Standards.

  • Farm calendar

    Cost share funding

    The LaRue County Conservation District will accept requests through Sept. 30 for cost share funding under the Kentucky Soil Erosion and Water Quality Cost Share and Environmental Stewardship Program. Applications are ranked statewide and approved for funding based on available funds. For more information, stop by the conservation district office at 606-A N Lincoln Blvd., Hodgenville, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday or call 358-3132.

    Weather volunteers needed 

  • 'Formerly Howell Road'

    LaRue Fiscal Court approved " through an emergency order " the renaming of a county road Aug. 24.

    Howell Road, between Buffalo and Mount Sherman, was renamed LCPL Hanson USMC Road at the meeting in honor of Lance Cpl. Matthias Hanson, 20, who died of combat-related injuries Feb. 21 in Afghanistan.

    Hanson’s family lives on Howell Road and the young Marine is buried in Perkins Cemetery at the end of the road.

  • Reunion calendar

    Class of 2000

    The LaRue County High School Class of 2000 will have a 10-year reunion beginning at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 25 at Sportsman Lake, Hodgenville. Reservations are $20 each or $35 per couple. For more information or reservations, contact Krystal Riggs Williams at 766-7396 or riggs2williams@yahoo.com.