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Today's News

  • Elvis and Meatloaf concert combines with food drive

    Elvis and Meatloaf will appear Saturday night at LaRue County Park and Recreation.
    Jesse Perkins and Colonel Perkins, brothers from the Ball Holler area, have been performing tribute concerts since the 1980s. Jesse began recreating Elvis performances while he was still in high school. Colonel joined the act in the late 1980s.
    The Perkins brothers have combined their concerts with fundraisers for various charities over the years, including animal shelters and the Historic State Theater.

  • Bronston man charged with River Road burglary

    A Bronston man has been charged with the Sept. 23, 2014, burglary of a River Road residence.

    Brian Lawrence Lawson, 41, was charged with first-degree burglary after officers located him in Wayne County. Bond was set at $50,000 cash. He is scheduled to appear April 15 in LaRue District Court.

    Lawson allegedly entered the residence with another man and a woman. The three are accused of taking two loaded handguns and a large amount of money.

  • PHOTO: Double Rainbow

    Melissa Williamson spotted a double rainbow outside her Hodgenville home, and captured its image with her cellphone.

  • LaRue wins three at Saving Second Base

    The LaRue County High School Hawks went unbeaten in the Marion County Saving Second Base invitational over the weekend.
    LaRue County beat Washington County, 4-3 and Allen County-Scottsville, 10-0 on Saturday, and topped Marion County, 5-2 on Friday.
    The Hawks have won six straight, their second winning streak of at least five games this season.
    LaRue County 5, Marion County 0

  • Farm Calendar – April 22, 2015

    Conservation District moves
    The LaRue County Conservation District office has moved to 306 West Main Street, Hodgenville.

    Bacon Creek Watershed Council to meet

  • PHOTO: Groundbreaking at Steadfast

    Steadfast Baptist Church had a groundbreaking service April 12 for the construction of a new church building on Strange Road in Hodgenville. The congregation, led by Pastor Rodney Troutman, began in September 2012, and currently meets in the Hodgenville Civic Center. Construction of the new building is expected to be complete by September. The new building will include a worship center, kitchen and fellowship hall, and an education wing.

  • PHOTO: Luncheon speaker

    Stacy Humphreys, right, acting superintendent, at Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Park, was the guest speaker at the April 15 Chamber of Commerce luncheon. She is pictured with Chamber board member Pam Stephens, left, and Chamber Executive Director Krista Levee.

  • Fort Knox Federal CU plans annual meeting

    Fort Knox Federal Credit Union will report on its 2014 business performance to its members, who are also the owners of the Credit Union, during the 64th annual membership meeting on May 12, at the Performing Arts Center, John Hardin High School, 384 W.A. Jenkins Road, Elizabethtown.

    The meeting will begin at 5:30 p.m. and doors will open at 5 p.m.

     “We (the Board of Directors, volunteers and staff) are very pleased to report to our membership on the progress of their Credit Union,” said Jo Exler, Chairman of the Board of Directors.

  • Sales representative honored by Avon

    Ron McCray from Glendale has been recognized by Avon Products, Inc., as one of the beauty company's top representatives in the U.S.

    In honor of this recognition, the company rewarded McCray, along with other top Avon representatives at the company, a trip to Los Angeles, California, to celebrate their success during the annual President's Recognition Program Celebration.

    The event brings together the nation's top achieving Avon representatives who have distinguished themselves as top performers in sales or leadership.

  • TRACK: For Young, discipline is the name of the game

    In any sport, the word “discipline” is spoken more often by coaches than any other word. Each and every sport requires a high level of self-discipline. For Randy Young, this quality has become evident over the last several years at LaRue County High School.

    That self-discipline has paid off in the classroom as well as Young is an outstanding student-athlete carrying a 4.0 grade point average.