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Today's News

  • Academics outside the school year

    By State Representative Terry Mills

    Some of Kentucky’s most successful academic programs take place, oddly enough, when the school year is over.

    Several of these got their start in the 1980s, and they have since given thousands of our brightest middle and high school students a chance to come together in a college setting and learn in ways that often extend beyond the traditional classroom.

  • Dawson commits to Morehead State

    Morehead State University was the first to start recruiting LaRue County senior Cameron Dawson and that loyalty paid off in the end.

    Dawson gave a verbal commitment to play golf at Morehead State next season. He will be able to sign a national letter of intent in November during the early signing period.

  • Overnight sensation

    I’m still in shock at the overnight popularity of this new phenomenon called Pokemon Go.

    For those of you who haven’t heard about this popular game yet, Pokemon Go is a mobile phone game that uses GPS and cameras on smartphones to catch these critters called Pokemon, which are these little virtual characters you can’t see with the naked eye. You can only see them if you play the game and have the app installed on your smartphone. Then players can battle each other with their Pokemon, train their Pokemon and so on.

  • All in the family

    Many would agree that life is always full of surprises. When PJ and Laura Bauer started their family the thought of all three of their girls being involved in soccer at the same time probably never crossed their minds. Fast forward sixteen years, and Whitney, Allison, Lindsey and even PJ Bauer are actively involved in LaRue County High School girls’ soccer. Needless to say, it has been a nice surprise.

  • Small business disaster planning is almost nonexistent

    If you have watched the news for the past few months, you have seen reports of weather disasters every single day. Floods, tornadoes, earthquakes, pick one! What’s your poison?

    In this part of the country, we have the potential to be hit by any of these. While most of these news reports focus on the personal aspect and people’s personal lives thrown into chaos, disaster negatively impacts businesses too.

    No matter if it is flood, wind, or fire, if it shuts your business down, you may be out of business forever!

  • Jail Log July 20, 2016

    Bookings at the LaRue County Detention Center from Monday, July 11 to Monday, July 18.

    Segrams Lee Brennan, 40, of Hodgenville was charged with fourth degree assault. He was later released from LCDC.

    Jacobi Caven, 26, of Campbellsville was arrested on a court ordered appearance. He was later released from LCDC.

    James J. Gusler II, 23, of Mount Sherman was charged with fourth degree assault. He remains lodged in LCDC.

    Robert Howard, 34, was charged with operating on a suspended or revoked operators license. He was later released from LCDC.

  • Bobcat spotted on trail

    With the recent bear sightings in LaRue County, another wild animal has allegedly been spotted in LaRue County.

    Local law enforcement responded to the Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Park last week when someone reportedly saw a bobcat on a hiking trail last Tuesday.

  • School board prepares for upcoming school year

    The LaRue County Board of Education passed several school year preparatory items at their monthly meeting on Monday, July 18.

  • RETIREMENT:Reggie McCubbin

    Ron Sanders, President and Chief Executive Officer of Magnolia Bank announces the retirement of Reggie McCubbin, Senior Vice President. McCubbin began his banking career at the bank in 1980 and has been an integral part of the bank having served on the bank’s board, executive, funds management, the board of Lease one Magnolia, the commercial leasing division of the bank.

  • Several LaRue County groups help with Feeding America