Today's News

  • Meet the candidates
  • Cow Days is coming

       A Green River full of rubber ducks will be a new feature of the Greensburg Rotary Club Cow Days when one of the most exciting times of the year in Greensburg begins its two-day run September 15 and 16.

       With two days packed with attractions ranging from athletic contests to concerts to artistic creations, organizers say they intend to have something for everyone.

  • Three car pile-up

    Several people escaped a three vehicle accident without injury on the Lincoln Parkway near Hodgenville on Saturday, September 9. Authorities said all three vehicles involved were traveling southbound in the right lane at the time of the accident.

  • Fundraising Calendar - September 13, 2017

    Relay for Life

    Freedom Angels Relay for Life Team will have a Gatti’s Day from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the Elizabethtown location. Please take a coupon from the counter to credit Relay for Life.

    The Freedom Angels will also hold a “Welcome Fall Decoration Painting Session” at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, September 22 at Union Christian Church at 970 Union Church Road. There will be several decorative ideas to choose from at the event.

    Benefit Chili Supper

  • Senior Calendar - September 13, 2017

    Senior Citizens music

    The LaRue County Senior Citizens Center has music beginning at 6:30 p.m. every Saturday. Musicians and singers are welcome. For more information call Charles at 270-358-4311 or email Viola Riggs at viola47@windstream.net.

    Daily activities

  • Reunion Calendar - September 13, 2017

    Slayton Family Reunion

    The Slayton Family Reunion will take place at noon on September 17 at the Senior Citizens Center in Hodgenville. All Slayton family members and friends are invited to attend. Those attending are asked to bring covered dishes, desserts, drinks and serving utensils. Plates, cups and napkins will be provided. For more information contact Geneva Milby at 270-324-3543.

    Weller Reunion

  • Event Calendar - September 13, 2017


    Chamber First Friday rescheduled

  • Coffee Beans and Bingo at the Library
  • WKU Forensics Team Prepares for 2017-18 Season

    The 41 members of the Western Kentucky University Forensics Team, which include two members from LaRue County, are preparing for the 2017-18 season that begins September 22 with the annual WKU/Alumni Fall Swing Tournament and the Alexis Elliott Memorial Lincoln-Douglas Round Robin debate tournament.

    Members from LaRue County are Brian Anderson, a junior from Hodgenville, studying Economics, International Affairs and Asian Religions and Symone Whalin, a freshman from Sonora, studying Chemistry and Biology.

  • Time to Start Repaying Student Loans

    If you finished college in May and have federal student loans, it’s almost time to start repaying them. These tips from the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA) may help.

    One of the smartest things you can do is pay more than your scheduled payment amount. If you ask your lender to apply the extra to the principal, you will pay less interest over the life of your loan.