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Today's News

  • Jail log - July 13, 2016

    Bookings at the LaRue County Detention Center from Monday, July 4 to Monday, July 11.

    Kevin C. Carter, 21, of Hodgenville was charged with operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs, failure to notify of address change, possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. He was later released from LCDC.

    Nathan Henderson, 36 is charged with driving on a DUI suspended license, failure of owner to maintain required insurance, no registration plates and serving bench warrant for court. He remains lodged in LCDC.

  • Daugherty new pastor at Wesley Meadows

    Bob Daugherty is now the new pastor at Wesley Meadows United Methodist Church and Levelwoods United Methodist Church.

    Daugherty is originally from Cleveland, Ohio and moved to Louisville in 2013 where he currently resides. He has served as Associate Pastor of an inter-denominational church, and as Senior Pastor of two additional Non-Denominational churches in Ohio. He joined the UMC Heartland District in 2015.

  • Scholarship calendar - July 13, 2016

    CKCA to Offer Educational Awards

    Central Kentucky Community Action will again offer educational awards for graduating high school seniors and GED recipients in LaRue County. The awards will be given in the form of scholarships to assist with tuition while attending a four year college, a two year college or a technical school. Certain guidelines must be met, and scholarship packets are available at the high school, and the local Community Action office. For more information call 270-358-3937.

    Childhood Degree Scholarship

  • Power outage in LaRue County

    Several businesses and homes in LaRue County are currently without power. According to LG&E and KU, they have a widespread power outage and workers have been dispatched to the area. Nolin RECC customers are also without power. Representatives said the cause of the power outage and the estimated power restoration time is unknown. We will update you when more details are available.  

  • Menu labeling to become reality in 2017

    When the U.S. Food and Drug Administration released its final guidance on menu labeling in late April, it was the last step in a process to require restaurants, convenience stores, take-out, retail establishments and supermarkets to publish the calorie content of their food on their menus.

    Some chain restaurants are already publishing this information on some items in anticipation of this announcement. Others have until May 2017 to implement the change.

  • Reunion Calendar

    Rust Reunion

    The annual Rust Reunion will be held from 12-4 p.m. on July 10 at Barry Hall in New Haven. Potluck lunch, you may bring a dish. Contact Pam Rust for more information 502-549-5538.

    Wheeler-Gore Family Reunion

    The Wheeler-Gore Family Reunion will be held at Noon on July 10 at the LaRue County Sportsman Lake on Campbellsville road.

  • 65 attend 4-H Summer camp

    Sixty-five campers and five teen and nine adult leaders spent four days at Lake Cumberland enjoying such activities as: swimming, boating, archery, riflery, arts and crafts, recreation, high ropes and low ropes during June 14-17.

  • Campbellsville University honors LaRue teachers

    Three teachers from LaRue County Schools received Excellence in Teaching awards from Campbellsville University during a recent ceremony.

    The Excellence in Teaching Award recipients include the following with their superintendent listed first:

    LaRue County Schools-Sam Sanders, superintendent; Dora Canter, Abraham Lincoln Elementary School; Teresa Lee, LaRue County Middle School; and Houston Cruse, LaRue County High School.

    Canter has taught fourth grade at Abraham Lincoln Elementary since 1998.

  • Guthrie visits LaRue County
  • Meditating through gardening

    A local woman says her love for gardening and growing daylilies is what has helped her though life and keeps her going each day.

    Geneva Wells, 81, of Buffalo is a retired cook/baker from the former Buffalo Elementary School and she was married to her husband Lyford Wells for 46 years and they had two sons together, Boyce Wells and Dennis Wells. When her husband Lyford passed away in 1996, Geneva said she turned to gardening and growing daylilies as a form of meditation.