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Today's News

  • Candidate forums planned in March

    Several key local political races will be decided in the May 20 primary.
    Three forums are being planned by community groups to provide more information about the candidates.
    The LaRue County Farm Bureau and LaRue County Chamber of Commerce are teaming up to bring “Measure the Candidate” forums on Tuesday, March 18, and Thursday, March 20.
    The forums will be held at 7 p.m. in the upstairs courtroom of the LaRue County Courthouse, 209 W. High St., Hodgenville.

  • Fundrai$ers - March 5, 2014

    Scrap Metal Fundraiser
    Middle Creek and Ovesen Heights Baptist Churches are collecting scrap metal from appliances, farm equipment, junked vehicles or lawn mowers to raise funds for a Kenya mission team. Contact Bro. Merrill Kurtz for pickup at 502-536-3390.

    Benefit for Thompson family

  • Farm News - March 5, 2014

    Beef, Goat and Horse Management Calendars
    Beef, Goat, and Horse Management Calendars are available for free at the Extension office. These multipurpose wall calendars cover a year or more, and each month contains suggested management practices for the respective species.  Drop by the LaRue County Extension office for a copy.          

    FFA emblems offered by Southern States

  • 5th Region Tournament schedule changed due to weather

    Mother Nature must not be a basketball fan.

    After postponing and canceling games during the regular season, Mother Nature has done the same in the postseason, pushing back the opening games of the 5th and 3rd Region tournaments after the area was hit with snow, sleet and ice.

    “You just have to deal with what Mother Nature gives you,” LaRue County coach Paul Childress said. “Everyone is dealing with it. There’s nothing you can do about it. You just have to be able to roll with it.”

  • PHOTO: Personal best

    Adam Sandidge, a student at LaRue County High School, competed at the University of Kentucky – Kentucky High School Invitational – on Feb. 22, setting a personal best time.

  • SPORTS SHORTS - March 5, 2014

    LaRue County Youth Softball draft
    Youth league girls softball draft is Sunday, March 9 at the white building by the high school baseball field. This is also the last day to sign your child up for softball. Bring your glove, helmet and bat. Drafts: 2 p.m. for ages 3-9; 4:30 p.m. for ages 10-12.

    Chamber of Commerce Golf Scramble

  • Church Calendar - March 5, 2014

    World Day of Prayer observed at Christ Episcopal Church
    World Day of Prayer will be observed 12:05 p.m. March 7 at Christ Episcopal Church, Poplar Street, Elizabethtown. Refreshments will be furnished. Entrances are through the front door or outside stairs, both on Poplar Street. Parking is available near the Historic State Theater. For more information, call Rev. Ellen Morrell at 270-765-5606.

    Child sex trafficking in America: a survivor’s perspective

  • PHOTO: Travelin' man

    Connor Baker, a member of the fifth-grade traveling basketball team, brought the ball down court at a Nelson County gym.

  • Sonora man charged with drug trafficking

     A Sonora man is facing drug trafficking charges after allegedly selling marijuana and hydrocodone to an informant.

    William J. Norman, 63, was charged with trafficking in marijuana, less than 8 ounces, second offense; trafficking in controlled substance; and trafficking in controlled substance, within 1,000 feet of a school by the LaRue County Sheriff’s office.

    Deputy Eric Williamson obtained a search warrant for Norman’s residence, according to court records. Norman lives in a camper on a relative’s property on Munfordville Road.

  • Community Calendar – March 5, 2014

    Extension memories wanted