Today's News

  • Fortier wins big
  • Sports shorts - November 29, 2017


       The American Heart Association, HeartChase will be held on Tuesday, December 5, 2017. Registration begins at 4:30 p.m. and the walk begins at 5:00 p.m. at Freeman Lake Park in Elizabethtown. For more information www.heartchase.org.

    Pickleball LaRue County

    Opportunity for fun and exercise by playing Pickleball for beginners at the Board of Education office on College Street in Hodgenville on Sundays at 5 p.m. There are also regular sessions on Monday and Thursday at 5 p.m. All equipment is provided.

  • Kentucky Virtual Library: For students, professionals, and the average Joe

    If someone asked me what Kentucky Virtual Library (KYVL) is, it would be a hard question to answer. I could say it’s a free resource offered by our library. That’s true, but this would be inadequate to explain the scope and depth of KYVL. That is what I will attempt to explain to you in this article because, once I do, you will more than likely find something useful to you personally.

  • Scan building lung cancer awareness

    For LaRue County resident Warren McCandless, getting a low-dose CT scan for lung cancer through Hardin Memorial Health brought a bit of relief.

    McCandless, 65, who said he has smoked for about 50 years, said as a smoker there always is the fear of developing lung cancer. But, thanks to the low-dose scan, he discovered he didn’t have lung cancer.

    McCandless said he picked up smoking when he was younger because it was the “cool thing” to do.

  • Family loses everything in house fire
  • Local circuit judge participated in racial fairness training

    Circuit Court Judge Charles C. Simms III, who serves Hart, LaRue and Nelson counties, participated in sessions on racial fairness in jury selection, eyewitness testimony and the opioid epidemic at the 2017 Circuit Judges College that took place October 22-25 in Louisville. The Education Committee of the Kentucky Circuit Judges Association and the Office of Judicial Branch Education at the Administrative Office of the Courts developed the college.

  • Attorney General urges Kentucky victims of fraud involving Western Union to file claims

    Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear announced today that Kentuckians who have been victims of fraud induced wire transfers involving Western Union need to begin filing claims as part of a global settlement reached January with the company.  

    An estimated 7,000 Kentuckians are eligible for roughly $6.7 million in claims.

  • Mating season means more deer on Kentucky roadways

    Deer season is upon us and that means Kentucky drivers must be particularly aware of their surroundings while traveling along Kentucky’s streets and highways.

    The deer population, in general, has been growing all over the country for years. Urban expansion, more people moving to rural areas and more cars on the road result in an increase in dangerous car collisions with deer. In fact, deer-related automobile accidents cause approximately 150 deaths every single year, claiming more lives in the United States than encounters with any other animal.

  • 4-H Calendar - November 22, 2017


    4-H Cloverbuds will meet from 3:30-4:45 p.m. on Tuesday, November 28 at the Extension Office for their monthly activity. The cloverbud program is open to youth ages 5-8 years old or K-3rd grades.

     Volunteer Training

    There will be a 4-H Volunteer Training offered at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, November 28 at the Extension Office. A meal will be served. Also, 4-H Council members will hold a brief meeting at the conclusion of the training.

    Piggy Bank contest

  • 4-H School Club Officers