Today's News

  • Saving challenges for women

    America Saves, a national campaign that promotes savings, notes significant differences in savings between men and women. A 2016 survey showed that woman were notably behind across 12 important financial indicators including consumer debt, savings habits, emergency savings, and general savings progress. As concerns continue to rise over American’s often inadequate retirement and emergency savings, it’s become clear that the gender disparity can no longer be pushed aside.

  • During arrest, Sonora man holds baby to block police

    A Sonora man wanted for drug trafficking was arrested Tuesday, July 4 after he held a 2-year-old girl to shield him from Kentucky State Police, according to an arrest citation.

    KSP troopers twice used a Taser to subdue Lewis Day Sr., 44, before he was taken into custody.

  • Jail Log - July 12, 2017

    Bookings at the LaRue County Detention Center from Friday, June 30 to Friday, July 7

    Kevin L. Lawless, 40, of Russell Springs was lodged for public intoxication of a controlled substance. He was later released from LCDC.

    Shawn C. Keith, 33, of Hodgenville was lodged for a warrant. He was later released from LCDC.

    Michael T. Hartney, 23, of Bardstown was lodged for driving on a DUI suspended license. He was later released from LCDC.

    Robert Leonard Gardiner, 35, of Hodgenville was lodged for a warrant. He was later released from LCDC.

  • Stolen vehicle results in 32 mile pursuit

    A Warren County woman led police on a 32 mile long car chase after she had a vehicle accident and stole another vehicle of someone attempting to help her.

    The Kentucky State Police in Elizabethtown was notified of a single vehicle accident on Thursday, July 6 that resulted in a vehicle being stolen south of Upton on Interstate 65 at approximately 1:22 p.m. Central Time. 

  • Lost in LaRue

    Rhyme and reason elude me sometimes and I begin meandering through the countryside lost in thought. I grabbed my lunch and just started driving. I found myself headed south on 31E. I decided to turn on to Brooks Road, it had been a while since I went that way. I stopped at the bridge, still under construction, took some photos for a future article then continued on my way.

  • First Friday offers treats, entertainment for community
  • Understanding the Grind

    Many of us refer to consistent, hard work as “the grind.” I ran across a great quote that says, “you can’t cheat the grind, it knows how much you have invested. It won’t give you anything you haven’t worked for.” Kane Harris, a senior football player for the Hawks fully understands what that ‘grind’ means, and is devoted to leading LaRue County Hawks Football to a successful season.

    Harris has been playing football since he was ten years old.

  • 12U All-Star Hawks fall short in state baseball tournament

    The 12U All-Star Hawks competed last week in the West Kentucky State Tournament held at the Elizabethtown Area Youth Baseball Park.

    On Wednesday, July 5, the Hawks fell short by losing their first pool play game to the Ohio County All-Stars by a score of 6-3.

  • Sports shorts - July 12, 2017

    LCYSA fall registration

    The LaRue County Youth Soccer Association is currently accepting fall registrations for players ages 2-13.  You may register online anytime at www.laruecountyyouthsoccer.siplay.com.  In-person registrations will be held from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturdays July 15 and 22.  In-person registrations will be held in the Abraham Lincoln Elementary School Cafeteria. See Facebook page or our website at www.laruecountyyouthsoccer.com for more information.

    Taking Care of Business 5K Color Run/Walk

  • Tomato Problems in the Garden

    There is nothing better than the first, juicy, red tomato from the garden. So you can imagine the disappointment of many local gardeners when reaching for one on the vine only to find that all of the leaves on their tomato plants are dying from the ground up!