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Today's News

  • Mosquito Control

    Controlling mosquitos is challenging to say the least. You may even think you are fighting a never-ending battle. With mosquito-borne diseases like the Zika and West Nile Virus becoming more prevalent, it’s even more important to know how to take control of these pests around your home environment. Learning to do a few simple things could help protect you from more than the itchiness of a mosquito bite.

  • Teaching patriotism and honor

    My wife Danielle and I spent last weekend in Washington D.C. visiting my brother-in-law Jared, who is working as an intern this summer for U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.

    There is so much to see in Washington D.C. and we only had two full days, but we still managed to do and see a lot.

    We saw the White House, Lincoln Memorial, Washington Monument and got a personal tour from Jared of the U.S. Capitol building. Out of everything we did, my two favorite things were touring the Newseum and Arlington National Cemetery. 

  • Conservation: changing LaRue's landscape

    From a farmer and a team of mules plowing tillable acreage to tractors that use GPS and almost drive themselves, agriculture has changed quite a bit in the past 70 years. Evolving right along with agriculture has been conservation.

    Conservation beginning

  • News of Record: Property transfers

    Property Transfers

    The following property transfers are listed as given on deeds at the LaRue County Clerk’s Office in Hodgenville.

    Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance Inc. to Michael D. Nunn and Jennifer L. Nunn, property in Magnolia, $26,120.

    Donald G. Harned to Harold D. Webb and Sherry G. Webb, tract 4 of the James Wilkins and Kimberly Helm Farm division, $30,000.

    Theresa McDowell to Daniel Sidebottom and Casey Sidebottom, lot 4A of Whitlock agricultural farm division, $19,316.

  • Amish buggy involved in accident

    Three people were injured in a two vehicle collision in LaRue County on Wednesday, May 24 that involved an Amish buggy.

    According to a news release from the Kentucky State Police, officers received a call around 11:15 a.m. that morning about a two vehicle accident in the 12,000 block of US 31-W in Sonora.

  • Buffalo veteran honored in NASCAR race

    For the third consecutive year, windshield headers on all 40 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series cars were replaced with the names of fallen military service members during the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Sunday, May 28 and a fallen LaRue County veteran was one of those names.

  • LaRue Co. student participates in GSA

    This summer, The Kentucky Center will host 256 eager, young artists from every region of the commonwealth, as The Kentucky Center Governor’s School for the Arts (GSA) takes place at Danville’s Centre College from June 18 to July 8. This year marks the program’s 30th anniversary.

    Participating from LaRue County is: Anna Ronkainen of Homeschool who is attending for Dance.

  • ALES Sleepover
  • Summer reading programs

    Tuesday June 6

    Lunch and a Book:  Come Build a Better You is at 11 a.m. Stories to help build self acceptance and of course lunch for Preschool and Kindergarten age children.  The crafts is an adorable toilet paper giraffe marionette.

    Dinner and a Book for school age children is at 5:30 p.m.  The same theme and craft as the early group.Tuesday June 13

  • School calendar - May 31, 2017

    LaRue County School Board

    The LaRue County School Board meets at 7 p.m. on the third Monday of each month at the LCHS Media Center.

    HES SBDM

    The Hodgenville Elementary School site-based decision- making council meets at 4 p.m. on the second Monday of each month in the conference room. For more information, call the school, 270-358-3506.