Today's News

  • Deaton named Employee of the Month

     Brittany Deaton has been selected as the March Employee of the Month for Nationwide Uniform.

    She has been employed with Nationwide since March 2014 and is under the supervision of Shanda Hemmer in the jacket department.

    She will receive a special award for her dedication and service.

  • Kentucky second in inappropriate teacher-student relationships

    Kentucky in 2014 had the second highest per-capita rate in the country of inappropriate relationships between school employees and students, according to a national study of media reports conducted by a former U.S. Department of Education official.

    Kentucky was just behind Alabama, which had the highest rate of cases in the country, and just ahead of Louisiana, said Terry Abbott, who was chief of staff at the U.S. Department of Education during the George W. Bush administration.

  • Best named 123 Air Wing First Sergeant of the Year

    Master Sergeant Steven D. Best distinguished himself as First Sergeant, Logistics Squadron, 123d Mission Support Squadron, Kentucky Air National Guard, Kentucky, in 2014.

    He was named the 123 Air Wing First Sergeant of the Year.

    Sgt. Best assisted the squadron commander and chiefs with highly valued input on management in regards to assigned personnel.

    Best is a 1989 graduate of LaRue County High School and currently resides in Jamestown.

  • Winter storm warning issued

     The National Weather Service in Louisville has issued a winter storm warning for heavy snow for LaRue County.

    The winter storm warning is in effect from 1 p.m. Wednesday to 1 p.m. Thursday.

    Rain will change to snow Wednesday afternoon, becoming heavy that evening and night. The snow will end Thursday morning.

    Accumulations of 5 to 12 inches are possible.

    Snow rates may be intense, resulting in rapid accumulations.

    Wind gusts of up to 20 mph Wednesday could result in scattered power outages and downed trees.

  • School Calendar – March 4, 2015


    School out

    Spring break is April 6-10.


    School board dates

    The LaRue County School Board meets at 7 p.m. March 16 at LaRue County High School. 




    The Abraham Lincoln Elementary School site-based decision-making council will meet at 5:30 p.m. on March 9. For more information, call the school at 270-358-4112.



  • Personnel changes announced at schools

    The LaRue County School Board heard several personnel recommendations at its February meeting.

    Accepted the recommendation of employment of:

    • David Edwards as Club Coordinator at Hodgenville Elementary School

  • PHOTO: Farmers grow
  • Farm Calendar - March 4, 2015

     Fish and Wildlife Commission to meet

    The Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Commission will meet 8:30 a.m. March 6 in the Arnold Mitchell Building, 1 Sportsman’s Lane, Frankfort. 


    Beef cattle meeting 

  • PHOTO: Key to dispatch


    Dispatcher Michael Key assisted a 911 caller from the telecommunications center located in the LaRue County Detention Center.

  • Community Calendar: March 4, 2015

     Boyhood Home closed

    The Boyhood Home Unit at Knob Creek, part of the Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park is now closed due to construction. For more information, visit www.nps.gov/abli.


    The Garden Club of Elizabethtown