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Today's News

  • Cindy spins up a tornado

    A tornado was confirmed in LaRue County after the remnants of Tropical Storm Cindy moved across the state on Friday, June 23.

    LaRue County Emergency Management Director, Dennis Wells, said that officials with the National Weather Service came with him to view the damage of the storm and they confirmed it was an EF-1 tornado on the Enhanced Fujita Scale, which is a tornado listed as having moderate damage and wind speeds from 86 to 110 mph. The scale rates tornadoes on a scale of wind speeds, damage caused and other data.

  • McKamey closes out high school career with All-American honor

    Michelle McKamey completed her high school career at McCracken County High School in Paducah by being named an All-American by the National High School Tennis All-American Foundation.

    Only 40 players nationwide are named to the team. McKamey also was named the first ever “Miss Tennis” in the state of Kentucky by the Kentucky High School Tennis Coaches Association. Furthermore, the Kentucky High School Coaches Association in the sport of tennis named McKamey “Outstanding Senior.”

  • Eight arrested in theft ring

    Eight people were arrested on Friday, June 23 for drug and theft charges after officers with the LaRue County Sheriff’s Office followed up on reports of a stolen vehicle on Bird Road in Mt. Sherman.

  • Sports shorts - June 28, 2017

    LCYSA fall registration

  • 12U Hawks compete in tourney

    The 12U travel Hawks traveled to Fern Creek last weekend to participate in the 2017 Fern Creek Firecracker Tourney. On Friday, June 23, the Hawks faced the 12U Meade County All-stars and walked away with a 5-4 victory in a back and forth affair.

  • LaRue co. 8U Purple Team X-Tremes—Tourney Champs
  • Problems with White Pines

    Without a doubt the most commonly planted evergreen tree in LaRue County is the Eastern White Pine. We have had several calls into the office over the last couple of weeks from homeowners worried about what to do with white pine trees that have died or are simply not looking as lush as they once were.

  • Farm calendar - June 28, 2017

    Agriculture Development Council Meeting

    The LaRue County Agriculture Development Council will be meeting at 7 p.m. on Thursday June 29 at the LaRue County Extension Office. For more information contact the LaRue County Extension Office 270-358-3401.

    Pesticide container recycling

  • LaRue County FFA represented well at state convention

    The Kentucky FFA Association held its 88th Annual State Convention on June 4-8 at Rupp Arena in Lexington. Nineteen members from LaRue County FFA were in attendance and many others were recognized for their work throughout the previous year.

  • Two earn GED from LCS Adult Education Program

    Wearing blue caps and gowns, Justin Lee and Dustin Raeber, who earned their high school equivalency certificates this year through LaRue County Schools’ Adult Education Program, were honorees in a GED Graduation ceremony held at LaRue County Middle School cafeteria June 19.

    “Having my GED means I can better myself and further my education,” said Lee, 26, of Hodgenville. “I’ve started enrollment at ECTC(Elizabethtown Community and Technical College) and intend to get my associate’s degree in computer and data.”