Today's News

  • Four vehicle accident on Greensburg Road
  • 10 Cheap, Healthful Foods

    Studies show that people that eat out three or more times per week eat more fat, sodium and calories and fewer vitamins, minerals, and fiber than those that eat at home. FoodandHealth.com gives these suggestions to stock your kitchen with nutritious foods to save your waistline and wallet.

    All types of beans are loaded with fiber, especially the soluble type that lowers cholesterol and helps control blood sugar. Brown rice can be made in large batches and frozen to be used with multiple dishes later.

  • Lost in LaRue - February 1, 2017

    There are two types of drivers; type one feels the need to fill up their gas tank the minute they hit the half mark. Type two “knows” their vehicle and often plays a dangerous game of letting the gauge lean on the edge of E. I am, of course, type two which doesn’t always go hand-in-hand with the fact that I am prone to turn down random roads and go 15 miles out of my way to break the monotony of the morning commute. In the 15 years that I’ve been driving nothing has changed, but I’ve been lucky. I haven’t found myself stranded yet.

  • Local wireless provider puts customers first

    xThe first handheld mobile phone was demonstrated by John F. Mitchell and Martin Cooper of Motorola in 1973, using a handset weighing c. 4.4 lbs. (2 kg).

    In 1983, the first commercially available handheld mobile phone came to market, and yea, I had one of the first “bricks”, as they were called.

    Early cell phone plans started around $50 a month – equivalent to $120.81 in today’s dollars – and that didn’t even include minutes.

  • Community News

    Thought for the week: In the midst of your struggles and in season of pain; never lose your hope, never lose your joy, never lose your faith, but most of all never lose your praise.

    Welcome back the cold temperatures and snow flurries. I’m not happy with it.

  • Community News

    Rex Thompson was admitted to Hardin Memorial last week. Kristi Breckenridge continues to improve slowly. B.K. Smith has been awarded a scholarship to Eastern Kentucky University. Hats off to you!

    This Saturday will be Missionary Meeting at First Baptist.

    This Sunday will be Communion Sunday at Lane Lincoln and First Baptist.

    Thought for Today: “Never say die, never be discouraged in life and never give up on your faith or hope. Just keep pressing on or forward for there is light at the end of the tunnel.” Written by Emeasoba George.

  • Goodlett pleads not guilty to federal charges

    Former LaRue County High School Principal, Stephen Kyle Goodlett, entered a not guilty plea to federal child pornography charges during his arraignment on Thursday, January 26 in U.S. District Court, Western District of Kentucky in Louisville.

    According to Stephanie Collins, Public Affairs Officer with the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Goodlett appeared before Judge Colin H. Lindsey Thursday morning and entered a not guilty plea to the federal indictment of one count of transportation of child pornography and one count of possession of child pornography.

  • Church Calendar

    Baptist Men’s Day

    Steadfast Baptist Church,170 Strange Road, will host “Baptist Men’s Day” on Sunday, January 29. There will be a Men’s Fellowship prayer breakfast at 8 a.m. and Brother Gerald Murphy, Director of Missions for the Severns Valley Association of Baptist, will be the guest speaker at the 11 a.m. service. We invite men of all ages to come and join us. Call 270-358-6218 for more information.

    LaRue County Church of Christ Food pantry

  • Christian Reponsibility, Elected Officials

    By Paul Richey
    Guest Columnist

    Over the past several months the nation has prepared itself for the transfer of power between presidents in Washington. This time has been characterized by protest, opposing rhetoric, and various types of conflict. As the new president was sworn in this past week, we still witnessed a nation that is divided and a nation that is at odds with what they hold and think about our new president. In fact, there are probably varying views just in the individuals reading this article.

  • Boredom's Cure

    The good Lord never meant for any life to be bored! A famous doctor once said, “After all, the most deadly of human diseases is one which we cannot touch with a knife or save people from with drugs. There is more wretchedness, more torment driving people to folly, to what you parsons call sin, due to boredom, than to anything else.”