Today's News

  • COLUMN: Simple steps to starting seeds indoors

    Get a jump on the growing season by starting your favorite or hard to find plants indoors from seeds. Starting hard to find plants, like many of the heirloom or newly introduced varieties, from seed may be the only way you will be able to add these to your garden. Plus, you’ll be extending the growing season and bringing the fun of gardening indoors.

  • Navy Reserve celebrates its centennial

    Washington DC – The Navy Reserve will mark its centennial anniversary on March 3 with a series of events starting in Washington DC and continuing at installations around the country during the year. The events will highlight the history of the Navy Reserve and the remarkable contributions Reserve Sailors have made to the nation’s security.

  • Bookmobile Schedule – March 2015

    March 3 – Rose Circle, Miami Court, Cox Lane, Lincoln Village, Landmark Apartments, Polly Avenue, New Freedom Church

    March 4 – West Point Bank, Maxine Road, Mill Road, New Jackson Highway 

    March 5 – Laugh & Learn, Nationwide Uniform, North L&N Turnpike, Dangerfield Road, Athertonville, Bardstown Road

    March 9 – Head Start, Goodin-Williams Road, Slack Road, Dan Dunn Road, Salem Church Road, Salem Lake Road

    March 10 – LaRue County High School, Sunrise Manor Nursing Home, Campbellsville Road

  • Quail population rebounding in central Kentucky

    A new report detailing progress at the halfway point of Kentucky’s ambitious 10-year plan to boost quail populations in the state is now available to the public.

    The five-year benchmark report shows large scale habitat work to provide quail better living conditions is paying off. In Hart County, for example, quail counts increased by 771 percent.

  • Trash pickup delayed in Hodgenville

    Rumpke Waste and Recycling services will be delayed in the City of  Hodgenville on Friday, Feb. 27.

    Customers who normally receive service on Friday will receive service Saturday. Rumpke will also be making stops for customers who may have been missed earlier in the week due to hazardous road conditions.

    This delay is necessary because of extra hours worked by crews following the winter storm last week, according to Rumpke. Any updates will be posted to www.rumpke.com.

  • Federal request filed for pipeline project

    A subsidiary of Kinder Morgan filed documents with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission requesting permission to abandon a line of the Tennessee Gas Pipeline to carry natural gas liquids from through Boyle and surrounding counties.

  • Soybean board seeks director

     The Kentucky Soybean Promotion Board is looking for farmers from diverse backgrounds interested in filling one of Kentucky’s two director positions with the United Soybean Board. This position, currently held by Dennis Clark of Sedalia, expires in December 2015. Clark is eligible for an additional term.

  • 18TH DISTRICT TOURNAMENT: Lady Hawks can't overcome Caverna's luck

    During a break in practice Monday afternoon, LaRue County freshman guard Presley Brown said the Lady Hawks could shock the 18th District on Tuesday night in tournament semifinals against second-seeded Caverna.

    Had her midcourt, buzzer-beating 3-pointer fallen instead of rimming out, Brown and the third-seeded Lady Hawks might have pulled off a shocker. Instead, the balanced — and sometimes lucky — Lady Colonels survived, 58-55.

  • 18TH DISTRICT TOURNAMENT: Hawks lose 65-61 to Green

    The LaRue County Hawks lost Tuesday night in the opening round of the 18th District Tournament.

    Third-seeded Green County built a double-digit lead less than 8 minutes and never trailed in a 65-61 win over the second-seeded Hawks at Hawk gym.

    LaRue County shot 34.5 percent in the first half to Green County’s scorching 60 percent, but the Hawks were still within 34-27 at the break after senior forward Caleb Sheffer made 1-of-2 free throws during a lonely trip to the foul line since he was fouled at the buzzer.

  • Trooper testifies about crash

    At an estimated speed of 92 mph, Kyle Thompson fled a state trooper on Ky. 313 in a silver van carrying three young children, including his own son.