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Today's News

  • Animal Shelter Adoptions

    The Taylor County Animal Shelter, the agency that houses LaRue County’s strays, has the following pets available for adoption: One terrier mix, three Australian shepherd mix, one westie/bichon mix, seven shepherd/lab mix, two lab mix, one collie, one St. Bernard, two shepherd mix, one Jack Russell mix, one spaniel russell; and seven cats.

    The shelter is at 2175 Hodgenville Road, Campbellsville. Hours are Monday-Friday 10 a.m.-2 p.m. and Saturday, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. For more information,  call 270-465-7651.

     

  • Library program aids job seekers and returning students

    It’s a tough economy.

    Many people are searching for jobs. Others are considering going back to school to update job skills or change careers.

    Gathering the information can be time-consuming and at times, confusing.

    The LaRue County Public Library is sponsoring a program to provide higher education and job resources for local residents. It will be at the library 4-7 p.m. today.

  • Watch for heavy fog this morning

    The National Weather Service issued a dense fog advisory this morning for more than 80 counties in Kentucky, including LaRue.

    Visibility will be limited. Motorists are advised to use caution, reduce speeds and  increase distances between vehicles.

    Also be aware that the school year begins today. Buses will be on the road and children maybe standing alongside roadways awaiting school buses.

    The advisory is in effect until 10 a.m.

  • Watch for heavy fog this morning

    The National Weather Service issued a dense fog advisory this morning for more than 80 counties in Kentucky, including LaRue.

    Visibility will be limited. Motorists are advised to use caution, reduce speeds and  increase distances between vehicles.

    Also be aware that the school year begins today. Buses will be on the road and children maybe standing alongside roadways awaiting school buses.

    The advisory is in effect until 10 a.m.

  • Hodgenville girl on championship team

    Erin Boley of Hodgenville is a member of the Louisville Lady Sluggers, a 12U fast-pitch softball travel team went undefeated as it won three Kentucky State Tournaments this season.

    On June 27-28 in Fort Knox, the team won the U.S. Specialty Sports Association Kentucky State Tournament. On July 3-5, in Lexington, they won the National Softball Association Kentucky State Tournament. On July 10-12, they won the Amateur Softball Association State Tournament in Bowling Green.

  • LaRue Baptist School holds open house today

    LaRue Baptist School, 2492 Lincoln Farm Road, Hodgenville, will host an open house from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 4.

    This is to provide interested parents an opportunity to see the facilities, meet teachers and receive information concerning enrollment.

    LaRue Baptist School has been affiliated with LaRue Baptist Church for more than 30 years.

    For more information about the school, call 270-358-4673.

  • Edwards earns degree

    Scott Edwards of Hodgenville was a May degree candidate at Murray State University. Edwards received a bachelor of science in Architectural Engineering.

    He is the son of Jimmy and Patty Edwards.

  • Perkins honored as All-American Scholar

    Allie Lynn Perkins, a recent graduate of LaRue County High School, has been named an All-American Scholar.

    The award is offered to students who earn a 3.3 or higher grade point average and are recommended by a teacher or counselor.

    Perkins, the daughter of Tracy and Jeff Watson, will appear in the All-American Scholar Yearbook which is published nationally.

    She is the granddaughter of John and Alice Perkins of Bowling Green and Janice Jones of Hodgenville and the great-granddaughter of Allean Skaggs of Hodgenville.

  • ALES students meet high goals

    Two Abraham Lincoln Elementary students surpassed all previous math and reading goals at the school this past school year.

    Fifth-grader Shayne Wathen, a student of Todd Rogers, achieved 638.8 points with a 5.6 reading level and 93.6 percent comprehension rate in the Accelerated Reader Program.

    In Accelerated Math, fifth-grader Matthew Warren took first place with 305 mastered math goals. Matthew is a student in Allison McDowell’s class. Both students received trophies and a gift certificate to Lincoln’s Loft.

  • Bluegrass Speedway Top 10

    Super Late Models

    1. Jason Keltner (Campbellsville)- 137  

    2. David Webb (Nicholasville)- 118

    3. Justin Rattliff (Campbellsville)- 111  

    4. Michael Chilton (Salvisa)- 103

    5. Jeff Watson (Campbellsville)- 99

    6. Mike Marlar (Winfield, Tenn.)- 88  

    7. Mike Jewell (Scottsburg, Ind.)- 83

    8. Dustin Linville (Bryantsville)- 82   

    9. Tim Tungate (Campbellsville)- 74   

    10. Victor Lee (Stanford)- 63