Today's News

  • Reding named to Dean’s List

    Mary Elizabeth Reding, of Howardstown, has been named to the dean’s list at Murray State University for the spring 2010 semester. Students must have a grade-point average ranging from 3.5 to a perfect 4.0 to be eligible for dean’s list status. Reding is majoring in music education and is the daughter of Mark and Barb Reding.

  • Student provides lowdown on evil of Hitler

    Do you know who one of the most hated men in history is? If you don’t, let me tell you ... it’s Adolf Hitler. His rise to power was swift. However, the effects he had on Germany and its people were devastating. Hitler was a cruel man who persecuted millions.

  • Man, baby rabbits rescued from flood waters

    An Athertonville man was rescued from flood waters Monday evening after he drove a pickup truck past barriers and a state worker into 4-feet of water.

    The man, who has not been identified, drove through the water covering U.S. 31E from New Haven to Athertonville “to drop off his wife,” according to a neighbor. He then attempted to drive back to New Haven, making it almost to the LaRue/Nelson line when the truck’s engine drowned out in the rapidly rising waters. As a news helicopter hovered overhead, rescue squads attempted to reach him.

  • Sen. Gibson to speak at May 11 Cattlemen's Association meeting

    State Sen. Carroll Gibson, R-Leitchfield, will be the guest speaker at the LaRue County Cattlemen’s Association meeting May 11. Gibson represents the 5th Senatorial District which includes LaRue, Breckinridge, Grayson, Hart, Hancock and Meade Counties. Gibson, who was elected in 2005, will discuss important agricultural political issues with the members.

    The meeting begins 7:30 p.m. and will be held at the LaRue County Extension Service office. A complimentary meal will be served.

  • Eight LCHS students make district band

    Eight LaRue County High School students recently earned the right to perform in the Fourth District Band Director’s Association Honor Bands. Katy Nash, flute; David Cruse, alto saxophone; Nathaniel Nash trumpet; Brittany Carman, euphonium; Isaac Burd, tuba; Eli Ernst, snare; Travis Hornback, snare; and Aaron Boone keyboard percussion, were selected among hundreds who auditioned for a select number of spots in the ensembles.

  • Early spring weather brings out students' green thumbs

    The recent warm spell of weather not only has brought out buds and leaves earlier than usual, but also gardeners who want a jump start on the growing season.

    Misty Bivens, agriculture teacher and FFA adviser at LaRue County High School who oversees the school’s greenhouse, has witnessed this spring fever.

    “Due to the warm weather we are already open,” the nine-year teaching veteran said. “We started getting calls, so we opened up. We are open 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays.”

  • Church calendar

    Revival at Buffalo Baptist

    Buffalo Baptist Church's revival concludes with services at 7 p.m. May 4 and. Bobby Reno from Nortonville will speak. A nursery for infants to age 4 will be provided. For more information, call Bro. Rodney Troutman at 325-3820.

    Prayer Time

    Middle Creek Baptist Church will have prayer time 7 p.m. May 6 in honor of National Prayer Week. Bro. Charles Juma will lead the service. For more information, call 737-6174.

    Wesley Meadows Bake Sale

  • Senior activities

    Senior Citizens music

    The Senior Citizens Center, 112 N. Walters Ave., Hodgenville, has music 6:30 p.m. every Saturday. Musicians and singers are welcome. For more information, call 358-4311 or e-mail viola47@windstream.net.

    Health South blood checks

    Health South will do blood checks at the LaRue County Senior Citizens Center, 112 N. Walters,  May 12.

    Daily events

  • Travis Hornback tops in jazz band

    Travis Hornback, a senior at LaRue County High school, recently earned a spot in the Kentucky All-State Jazz Ensemble. Hundreds of people auditioned to be in the All-State Jazz Band, but only 23 were selected. Travis was among the 23.

  • School Calendar

    Kindergarten testing

    Kindergarten testing is May 18. Kindergarten Launch is 9 a.m.-noon July 29. For more information, contact ALES at 358-4112 or HES at 3506.


    May 6 – Seniors will have their group photo taken. Dress shoes and clothing required.

    May 12 – Site Based Council meeting, 4:30 p.m.

    May 16 – National Honor Society ceremony at 2 p.m. May 16 in the auditorium, practice May 14 during first and second periods