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Today's News

  • School board hears ACT report

    The LaRue County School Board met Monday night. The agenda included an ACT report by Amanda Reed, which showed that LaRue county juniors in 2014 tested at or above state averages in every subject.

    Also included was the awarding of an honorary veteran’s diploma to Donnie Waggoner.

    The board also approved payment of the Kentucky School Board Insurance Trust workers comp fund in the amount of $36,619. 

  • Fiscal Court makes donation to Veterans Memorial Park, film

    LaRue County magistrates approved a 2014-15 tax rate of 19.65 cents per $100 of assessed property value as they met at the courthouse in Hodgenville Aug. 12.

    Tommy Turner, judge-executive, explained that the increase is below the permissible 4 percent increase, but slightly above the compensating rate that yields an amount of revenue approximately equal to that produced in the preceding year from real property.

    Fiscal Court also approved an across-the-board 2 percent increase in county salaries not set by state statute.

  • State Fair Champs
  • Veteran’s diploma
  • Several indicted in Nelson

    The following people have been indicted by a Nelson County grand jury. They are set for arraignment in Nelson Circuit Court Aug. 7.

  • Lawsuit threatens library services

    Like many other libraries in the Bluegrass, LaRue County’s public library is being threatened by the ongoing lawsuit against Kentucky libraries. Dana Jolly, Director of LaRue County Public Library, said that, should the ruling in the case come down against libraries, they would lose more than half their current budget. She added that, although the board hasn’t outlined specifically which services would be cut, some would inevitably be lost.

  • Lawsuit threatens library services

    Like many other libraries in the Bluegrass, LaRue County’s public library is being threatened by the ongoing lawsuit against Kentucky libraries. Dana Jolly, Director of LaRue County Public Library, said that, should the ruling in the case come down against libraries, they would lose more than half their current budget. She added that, although the board hasn’t outlined specifically which services would be cut, some would inevitably be lost.

  • Farm Bureau offers $1,500 grant

    Kentucky Farm Bureau is searching for the next recipient of its $1,500 Women’s Educational Grant. The grant, presented annually by KFB during its annual meeting in December, was established to recognize and assist non-traditional-aged female college students in their efforts towards completing a college education.

  • First day at LCMS
  • The sun’s atmosphere: a wild mess of activity

    Like Earth, the sun has an atmosphere with layers in it. The outermost layer is called the corona, and it’s a wild mess of activity. Scientists have long known about the corona. It is home to some spectacular shows – giant eruptions called coronal mass ejections, loops, prominences and massive magnetic storms.