Today's News

  • Stop smoking with Cooper/Clayton

     Are you thinking about quitting smoking but not sure how to do it?

    Have you quit smoking in the past but started smoking again?

    The LaRue County Health Department and the Cooper/Clayton Method can help.

  • KDA sponsors poster and essay contest

     The Kentucky Department of Agriculture is sponsoring its annual Poster and Essay Contest themed “Agriculture Grows in my Community.”

    “Agriculture affects the economy of every Kentucky community,” Commissioner James Comer said. “Agriculture also is a vital part of every Kentucky community’s culture and heritage. I look forward to seeing how Kentucky’s young people express themselves on this important topic.”

  • COLUMN: Vaccines can help prevent cervical cancer

     Cervical cancer is the third most common type of cancer in women worldwide. In the United States, 30 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer and 11 women die from it every day.

    Cervical cancer occurs when abnormal cells begin to develop and multiply on the cervix. The cervix is the lower part of the uterus (womb) that connects to the vagina in females. Cervical cancer usually has no symptoms, and is not hereditary like some other cancers. It typically develops very slowly and patients usually do not have any problems until the cancer is advanced and has spread.

  • PHOTO: Donation to Santa Project

     2012 Miss Teen LaRue County Fair, Adrienne Poole, collected and donated 150 toys to Ann “Snookie” Morrison for the Santa's Helpers Bus toy give-away. 

  • Engstrand takes reins at Green County

     Chris Engstrand, a 1997 LaRue County High School graduate, has been named head football coach of the Green County High School Dragons.

    The 2001 Campbellsville University graduate goes to Green County from Fairdale High School where his Bulldogs posted a 5-16 record during his two-year tenure there.

    Prior to that, his Henry County teams amassed a 28-19 record in four seasons (2006-09).  

  • Hawks win National Guard Holiday Classic Tournament

    The LaRue County Hawks won the sixth annual National Guard Holiday Classic basketball tournament over winter break. The tournament, hosted by the Hawks, featured eight teams.

  • Free hunter's class

     A free hunter education orange card class will be 6 p.m. Jan. 10, 11 and 12 at Lincoln Trail Gun Club, 299 Albert Willet Road, New Haven. For more information, contact Edward Lane at 270-268-9064. The class is for age 9 and older. The class is open to the public and sponsored by the LaRue County Shooting Sports Club.

  • Capt. Turner visits during holiday

     U.S. Navy Capt. Mark Duell Turner, M.D., his wife, Sybil, and Grace Turner of Yokosuka, Japan, and Charles Turner, a student at McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, spent Christmas with his mother, Pauline D. Turner, of Hodgenville, and other relatives and friends.

  • Farm Calendar - Jan. 2, 2013

     Beef Cattle Association to meet

  • SCHOOL CALENDAR - JAN. 2, 2013