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Today's News

  • Honoring victims of violence

    SpringHaven Domestic Violence Program will host a candlelight vigil at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 19, to honor victims of domestic violence in LaRue County.

    The vigil will take place in front of the LaRue County Courthouse.

    The ceremony will include a victim/survivor of domestic violence who will share her story of abuse.

  • ECTC to recognize distinguished alumni

    Nine Elizabethtown Community and Tech­nical College alumni will be recognized Monday for exemplary service to their professions and communities with induction into ECTC’s Hall of Distinguished Alumni.

    “Higher education for these honorees began on the Elizabethtown campus,” said Dr. Thelma White, ECTC Presi­dent/CEO.  “While some continued their education at other colleges or universities, others elected to enter the work force. All have been successful and have made significant contributions to society.”

  • ECTC forum promotes campaign to gain more funding

    Area residents are invited to a forum Oct. 19 in Elizabethtown to learn more about a grassroots effort to garner additional support among state policy makers for Kentucky’s community and technical colleges.

    The forum will be from 1:30 to 3 p.m. at the Elizabethtown Tourism & Convention Center, 1030 N. Mulberry St.  It will focus on Kentuckians for Community and Technical Colleges, a statewide advocacy campaign launched earlier this month by the Kentucky Community and Technical College System.

  • Storm winds leave damage along Hardin-LaRue line

    A storm front pushed winds up to 80 miles an hour through the dark of night early Friday leaving a line of damage just north of Upton along the Hardin-LaRue county line.

    A National Weather Service survey team visited the area hours later and determined straight-line winds created  damage that stretched about a third of a mile and the length of 15 football fields.

  • Lincolns Loft welcomes Bowling Green author

    Robert H. Austin of Bowling Green will have a book signing 12:30-3:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 17, at Lincolns Loft on the square. Austin will be signing copies of his fiction novels, “The Shoebox” and “The Saloon.”

  • Fall clean-up disposal available Saturday morning

    A fall clean-up day will be held from 8 a.m. until noon Saturday at the LaRue County Maintenance Facility across from LaRue County High School.

    Household items can be dropped off for disposal or recycling. Electronics scrap, batteries and scrap metal will be accepted.

    For more information, check with Jill Gray, LaRue County solid waste coordinator, at 358-9903..

  • Crowds headed for Glendale

    Landmark News Service

    When Sheree Vance described what’s planned for this year’s Glendale Crossing Festival, she said there would be typical festival activities, but then corrected herself.

    “But it’s not typical, because it’s in Glendale,” she said.

    Vance has been chairwoman for the festival since 1995, and is seeing the event into its 30th year this Saturday. While the temperature isn’t expected to be high, the number of crafts booths will be.

  • LaRue wins district bout

    Landmark News Service

    Alex Lee helped the LaRue County Hawks end two years of frustration in a big way Saturday night.

    A junior running back, Lee rushed for a game-high 198 yards and three touchdowns on 19 carries to lead the Hawks to a 42-6 win over North Bullitt in a Class 4-A, District 4 game at Hawk Field.

    The win is LaRue County’s first over a District 4 opponent. The Hawks (5-2 overall, 1-0 district) entered Saturday’s game 0-7 against district opponents since the KHSAA was realigned in 2007.

  • LaRue students will perform in 'Our Town'

    Students in the LaRue County High School Oral Communications class are participating in a collaborative project with Kentucky Repertory Theater and two other schools to act in the play “Our Town” by Thornton Wilder.

    KRT’s artistic director and professional actor Robert Brock visits LCHS one or two days each week to direct students as they rehearse the second act of the famous play. Under the supervision of assistant director Macy Bailey, students spend their rehearsals going over lines and blocking particular scenes.

  • LaRue students will perform in 'Our Town'

    Students in the LaRue County High School Oral Communications class are participating in a collaborative project with Kentucky Repertory Theater and two other schools to act in the play “Our Town” by Thornton Wilder.

    KRT’s artistic director and professional actor Robert Brock visits LCHS one or two days each week to direct students as they rehearse the second act of the famous play. Under the supervision of assistant director Macy Bailey, students spend their rehearsals going over lines and blocking particular scenes.