Today's News

  • Farm calendar

    Pork Producers meet

    The LaRue County Pork Association will meet 7 p.m. May 17 at the LaRue County Extension Office. A meal will be served.  All interested individuals are invited to attend.


    Goat and Sheep Producers meet

  • Athertonville men rescued from flood water after ATV mishap

    Two Athertonville men were rescued from flood waters near their home Tuesday evening after they lost control of a four-wheeler.

    LaRue County Deputy Russell McCoy, LaRue County EMS and LaRue County Fire Department responded to the area near Cissal Hill Road about 3:15 p.m. McCoy said the two men, who have not been identified, were driving the ATV in a flooded field and the vehicle started floating.

  • Church calendar

    Faithful Citizenship Luncheon

    Kentucky General Assembly: 2010 Review, 2011 Preview with Mark Bouchard will be the topic of the noon-1 p.m. May 18 Faithful Citizenship Luncheon at St. Joseph Proto Cathedral, 5th and W. Stephen Foster Blvd. Participants are asked to bring lunch; drinks and snacks will be provided. The event is sponsored by Catholic Charities’ Parish Social Ministry Department. RSVP to Catholic Charities Nazareth Office, 502-331-4545 or schmuckrsm@scnazarethky.org. 

    First Baptist youth revival

  • Hornback tops at spelling bee

    Skyler Hornback, son of Jeff and Barbara Hornback of Sonora, won the Elementary Division of the 46th Annual North Central Kentucky Spelling Bowl held at Elizabethtown Community College April 23. He competed with other third, fourth, and fifth grade school winners from Hardin, Meade, Grayson, Hart, Nelson, Washington, Bullitt, Taylor, Breckinridge, Green, and Marion counties. He represented Abraham Lincoln Elementary School where he is a fourth grade student.

    Hornback said several of his other words were much harder than his winning word of “accessory.”

  • State Theater to show 'The Very Worst Thing'

    "The Very Worst Thing," a documentary film about the worst school bus crash in U.S. history, will be screened at the historic State Theatre 8 p.m. May 14.  Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at the State Theater box office, and a limited number of tickets are also available for online purchase at www.theveryworstthing.com. 

  • Nelson clerk candidate’s eligibility under scrutiny

    With just days before the May 18 primary and 12 Democratic candidates in the hunt for the party nod, the race for Nelson County Clerk is beginning to heat up.

    Catching most of that heat is candidate Phillip Mouser with questions buzzing throughout the county concerning his eligibility to file for the office.

  • 5th Region tennis tourney begins next week

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  • Magnolia meth case to be heard by grand jury

    LaRue District Judge C. Derek Reed declined Wednesday to lower bond for five people charged in a drug bust in Magnolia April 26.

    James Edward Lacy, 38, of Munfordville; Brad Lee Williamson, 34, of 4608 S. L&N Turnpike, Magnolia; and Ernest Wilson, 40, of Munfordville; were each charged with manufacture of methamphetamine and unlawful possession of meth precursors.

    Marvin Ray Bryant, 43, and Geneva Lois Bryant, 47, were charged with possession of controlled substance and buy or possession of drug paraphernalia.

  • Praise Turner's work

    As Executive Director of the Kentucky County Judge/Executive Association, I wish to express my sincere appreciation to your LaRue County Judge/Executive, Tommy Turner, for the excellent work he has done on behalf of Kentucky counties.

  • Errors plague Hawks in four losses

    The LaRue County Hawks varsity baseball team was very busy last week with five very tough games against good competition, winning one game and losing four.

    The Campbellsville Eagles came to Hodgenville May 4 ready to play, defeating the Hawks 6-3. Campbellsville’s Aaron Schwoebel and Brett Kearney held the Hawks to three runs, scattering nine hits over seven innings