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Today's News

  • Peterson Farms wins Top Producer of the Year Award

    Peterson Farms of Loretto has been named the winner of the 2015 Top Producer of the Year award.

    The operation includes 15,000 acres across seven counties – including LaRue County – growing corn, soybeans, wheat and canola and maintaining a double-digit return on equity.

    “Its core values include being stewards of the land, building trusting partnerships, honesty, fairness, reliability and teamwork,” said Jeanne Bernick, editor of Top Producer magazine.

  • Community News

    Georgetown

    By John R. Smith

    Arneva Smith remains a patient at Hardin Memorial Hospital. She’s slowly improving.

    Darrell Williams and his mother, Lila Williams, Kristi Breckenridge, Grayling Smith, and Linda Andrews are ill due to the flu; Henry Miller was admitted to Hardin Memorial Hospital on Saturday. There is a lot of sickness in the community. To each and everyone take care of yourself, get plenty rest and drink plenty of liquid and wash your hands often.

  • PHOTOS: County takes a Snow Day
  • Personnel Changes

    The LaRue County School Board heard the following employment recommendations at its Jan. 20 meeting:

    Employment of:

    • Kirsta Albert as first-grade teacher at Hodgenville Elementary School

    • Sue Gomez as ESS daytime instructional assistant at HES

    • Tonya Druen as temporary instructional monitor at Kids’ Crew

    Resignation of:

    • Tim Barzee as substitute teacher.

  • Scholarships

    John Deere Scholarship applicants sought

    Southern States Cooperative and John Deere Financial established a $2,000 scholarship available to rising college sophomores pursuing an associate’s degree with a focus on agriculture. Applications for the 2015 academic year are being accepted through Feb. 13. For more information, visit southernstates.com/scholarship or scholarship@sscoop.com.

    County Homemaker Scholarship

  • Abraham Lincoln Elementary Honor Roll

    Second quarter

    Honor roll

    All A

    Samuel Bowling, Jillian Burks, Patrick Butterworth, Will Faulkner, Gabe Fortier, Logan Hawkins, Kiara Higdon, Jacob Hinton, Jacob Hornback, Harper Hynes, Hailey Kelly, Alex Loyall, Emma Madrigal, Gavin McGovern, Connor Nicholas, Carter Peace, Samantha Perkins, Alex Poore, Abby Riggs, Jake Skaggs, Brenna Southwood, Macy Stillwell, Kolby Stradley, Kinsey Thompson, Mason Thompson, Taylor Ulrich, Sandy Wilkey, Katelyn Williams

    A/B

  • PHOTO: Separation of Power
  • School Board Appreciation Month

    An effective school board plays an important role in keeping local schools on track and in setting policies that affect both schools and students.

  • Nolin RECC offers D.C. trip to high school juniors

    Local high school juniors whose parents or guardians are members receiving electric service from Nolin Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation are eligible to enter a contest that may take them to Washington, D.C. The yearly competition also includes a trip to Frankfort for all participating students.

  • PHOTOS: Hunting Trip