Today's News

  • PHOTO: Rotary Speech Contest winner

    Brian Anderson won the Central Regional Rotary Speech Contest on April 15. He will compete for the Western District Championship on May 16 in Paducah. Anderson is pictured with his mother Kim Anderson and the Bowling Green Rotary Past-President Cheryl Kirby-Stokes.

  • Fiscal court withdraws from telecommunications commission

    LaRue County Fiscal Court, meeting at the courthouse in Hodgenville April 14, approved a resolution withdrawing the county from the Lincoln Trail Telecommunications Commission.

    Tommy Turner, judge-executive, explained that the commission, composed of LaRue, Hardin County, Elizabethtown, Vine Grove, and Radcliff was formed some 17 years ago to fulfill laws in existence at that time concerning coordination of cable television and other telecommunication services.

  • LCMS TRACK: Elizabethtown All-Comers Results

    Elizabethtown Middle School All-comers

    April 13

    Elizabethtown High School                          


    Girls 100 Meter Dash

    3. Jackie Rigdon, 14.01  

    9. Kalaya Barnes, 15.50

    20. Katelyn Chumley, x19.50


    Girls 200 Meter Dash

    4. Jackie Rigdon, 29.46  

    11. Taylor Halprin, 33.43

  • COLUMN: Keep looking up

    Where you put your eyes is very important. Paul in Colossians 3:1-11 urges us to “Set our mind on things above.” Stop for a few minutes to read this passage of scripture. Paul tells us to look up, look out, look in and look around.

    Colossians, Ephesians and Romans all follow the same pattern. Paul deals with doctrines and then moves to duties. He does not want us to be like the people in Titus 1:16, “They claim they know God, but by their actions they deny Him.”

  • COLUMN: Remembering Lincoln aboard his namesake ship

    As USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) continues its third year in its refueling and complex overhaul in Newport News, Virginia, we will see the enhancements to more than 80 percent of our spaces. From the top of the island superstructure to the lowest deck of the aircraft carrier, practically every space will witness some form of rework.

  • COLUMN: Spring into action: Cut your grocery bill

    Food prices keep increasing and learning how to spend your food dollars wisely can go a long way to stretch those dollars and make sure your family has the foods needed for good health.

    Planning: Plan menus in advance and make a shopping list. This prevents frequent trips to the store. Plan your menus around sale items. A sale is a bargain only if you need the item and will use it before it goes bad.

  • COLUMN: Timely mowing can help control weeds in pasture

    Grass, clover, and unfortunately weeds, are now actively growing in our pastures.

    Weeds can be difficult to control. Periodic mowing or clipping of pastures can be beneficial for control of many erect broadleaf type weeds.

  • BIRTH: Pipers welcome Kinze Mae

    Bo and Brandi Piper of Sonora announce the birth of a daughter, Kinze Mae Piper.

    Kinze Mae was born at 7:46 a.m. Jan. 22, 2015, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds 5 ounces and was 19 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Pat and Donetta Eastridge of Sonora.

    Paternal grandparents are George and Kathy Piper of Sonora.

    Paternal great-grandmother is Virginia Pence.

  • Nelson deputy rescues woman from smoke-filled apartment

    A Nelson County Deputy Sheriff is being regarded as a hero after he carried a woman on his shoulder out of a smoke-filled building Sunday morning.

    According to a press release from the Sheriff’s Department, Deputy A. J. Lewis responded to the New Haven Green’s Apartment complex on 5th Street in New Haven just after 2 a.m. Sunday, April 12, to check on a female resident. A neighbor, Johnny Bailey, called 911 when he heard a fire alarm in the woman’s apartment. Lewis said Bailey advised him the woman had been in the apartment for about an hour.

  • 4-H Calendar - April 22, 2015

    Garden Club to meet

    The LaRue County 4-H Garden Club will meet 10 a.m. April 25 at the LaRue County Environmental and Education Center on Leafdale Road. LaRue County youth with an interest in gardening are welcome to attend.


     4-H Camp