Today's News

  • Shelton earns Homemakers' scholarship

    Emma Shelton is the recipient of the LaRue County Homemakers Scholarship.

    The LaRue County High School senior is an active member of FFA and a past participant in the statewide Governor’s Scholar Program. Some of her community activities include Buffalo Baptist Youth Group, Feeding America and LaRue County Farm Bureau AGstravaganza.

    She plans to attend the University of Kentucky and major in agriculture education.

    She is the daughter of Jeff and Robin Shelton.

  • Farm Credit breaks ground for new E'town office

    Farm Credit Mid-America, an agriculture lending cooperative serving farmers, rural residents and agribusinesses, broke ground March 24 for a new office at the corner of Ring Road and Western Kentucky Parkway in Elizabethtown.

    Aaron Miller, regional vice president, Farm Credit, said the new location will allow “for the appropriate amount of space to best serve this growing market.” In 2000, Farm Credit had about $80 million in loan volume and now has about three-times that much.

  • Track meet rescheduled

    The LaRue County All-Comers meet set for April 2 was canceled due to inclement weather.
    It’s the fifth meet to be canceled this year, according to Coach Jamie Hardin.
    A meet is scheduled for 1 p.m. April 9 at LaRue County. There will be no high jump or pole vault events.

    Admission is $5.

  • COLUMN: Feeling old, looking forward

    A few weeks ago, I was standing knee-deep in snow on the edge of a bluff, hanging onto a skinny tree branch and trying to take photos of a car that had landed in a creek below.
    The snow had edged over the top of my Fat Babies (boots, people, boots) and I was losing traction fast. I got a few photos and prayed that I wouldn’t end up at the bottom of the hill (or on YouTube) – looking like a giant snow burrito – before I finished.

  • Man charged with abuse to be extradited

    A Sonora man was arrested April 2 in Pennsylvania for the alleged sexual abuse of three children.
    Abe L. Hershberger, 41, was located by Pennsylvania State Police last week after they were contacted by the LaRue County Sheriff’s Department.
    According to Sheriff Russell McCoy, Hershberger is being charged with three counts each of unlawful transaction with a minor and first-degree sexual abuse, and one count of indecent exposure.

  • Scholarships: April 8, 2015

    Beef Cattle Association

    The LaRue County Beef Cattle Association will offer two $1,000 college scholarships. Applications are available at the LaRue County High School guidance counselor’s office and the LaRue County Extension office. Applications must be returned to the Extension office no later than the close of business on April 24. The winners will be notified before the end of the school year.


    The Lincoln Museum

  • PHOTO: Durbin competes for university

    Former LaRue County High School track standout Alisha Durbin ran hurdles Saturday for the University of the Cumberlands.

  • PHOTO: To support a brother

    Fifteen men from South Fork Baptist Church showed their support of their friend, Chris Bixenman, who is battling cancer, by shaving their heads for Easter Sunday. Chris was diagnosed with cancer a year ago and recently received discouraging news from doctors.

    Front from left, Kelly Lawless, Larry Howell, Chris Bixenman, Randy Hines, Ed Lane, Ricky Hines, Tim Elliott; middle, Bryan Durham, Billy Cottrell, Reed Smith, Caleb Phelps, Glenn Phelps; back, JR Cottrell, Brandon McDowell and Aaron Williams.

  • Fundrai$ers - April 8, 2015

    Relay for Life
    LaRue County’s Relay for Life will begin at 1 p.m. May 30 on Lincoln Square. The event ends at 1 a.m. the next day. For more information on forming a team, call Kathy Ross at 270-234-3309.

    Project Graduation 5K Run/Walk

  • Tennis Results - April 8, 2015

    March 31
    Elizabethtown 5, LaRue County 0
    Nathan Henson (E) def. John Michael Lawler (LC), 6-0, 6-0
    Ameer Haider (E) def. Cole Constant (LC), 6-1, 6-2
    Jared Towell (E) def. Sean Smith (LC), 6-1, 6-0
    Faizan Bhatti/Hassan Nasir (E) def. Alex Best/Preston Howell (LC), 4-6, 6-3, 1-0 (10-3)
    Hunain Abri/Paul Fiepke (E) def. Jake Gardner/Rylee Greenwell (LC), 6-1, 6-0

    April 1
    Campbellsville 3, LaRue County 2