Today's News

  • PHOTO: Hawk seniors
  • Sports Shorts - March 18, 2015

     Soccer Skills Camp

  • State reports salt usage

     Chris Jessie, spokesman for Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, District 4, provided the following information about the recent winter storms:

    Feb 16-22 storm:

    Salt tons used – 466.5

    Calcium chloride gallons used – 2,226

    Total storm cost – $38,447.70


    March 4-6 storm:

    Salt tons used – 158

    Calcium chloride gallons used – 1105

    Total storm cost – $13,302.80


  • Two men indicted in Nelson County

      The following people have been indicted by a Nelson County grand jury. They are set for arraignment in Nelson Circuit Court March 19.

  • Magnolia Bank awards scholarships


    Eighteen sixth-grade students from LaRue and Hardin Counties were awarded the annual Preparing for Success Scholarships from Magnolia Bank. Students were asked to write an essay telling what would make a great career, and how they plan to pursue that career.

    “The goal of this program is to get kids and their families talking about college early. We want to help students in our area get off to a good start saving for their future,” said Stefanie Rock, vice president at Magnolia Bank.

  • Burrell's first medalist is little brother

     Ten LaRue County Mat Hawks represented their school March 10-11 at the Kentucky High School Athletic Association’s State Wrestling Tournament.

    The team was tied in 25th place at the end of the first day’s wrestling, and fell to 33rd by tournament’s end.

  • Tara Wooden named to AD Hall of Fame

      Tara Wooden, veteran cheerleader coach at LaRue County High School, was surprised when she found out that she had been named as the first female to be inducted into the Fifth Regional Athletic Directors’ Hall of Fame.

  • Fundraisers - March 18, 2015


    RELAY FOR LIFE: Adopt-A-Pig

    Living Strong’s Adopt-A-Pig Project is going on through April 25. Adopt a plastic pig and enter a variety of contests to support Relay. For more information, call Kathy Ross at 270-234-3309.


  • Extension Expo is Saturday at LCHS

    The 33rd annual Extension Expo will be held Saturday, March 21, in the LaRue County High School gym.
    Seventy vendors, including commercial, service and government agencies, have rented booths to provide information and giveaways – and to meet the public. Booths will be set up by 10 a.m. and close by 2 p.m.

  • New Haven man sentenced to five years

     William L. Davis, 39, of New Haven, was sentenced in Nelson Circuit Court to five years in prison for unlawful distribution of a meth precursor, five years in prison for complicity to cultivate marijuana (five plants or more), three years in prison for complicity to possession of a controlled substance, five years in prison for tampering with physical evidence and 12 months in jail for complicity possession of drug paraphernalia. All counts to run concurrently for five years, but consecutively to the charge of count five for a total of eight years.