Community News

  • KY Historian to speak at event

    The Lincoln Museum will be hosting a commemorative event celebrating the 175th birthday of LaRue County. The event will feature a meal prepared by LaRue County’s recently honored ‘Best’ and friends.

  • 4-H Country Ham Auction

    The third annual 4-H Ham Auction was held on Saturday, October 6, 2018 during Lincoln Days.  Fourteen hams were sold with 80% of the sale price going to the 4-Her and 20% for 4-H Ham project expenses.  A total of $1755 was raised.  Special thanks to all the buyers and the auctioneer, Tyler Howell.

     Thomas Ronkainen, Champion Ham -Homestead Family Farms

    Emily Sallee, Reserve Champion Ham- Glen Richardson

    Madison Wilmoth – Danny & Phyllis Gentry

    Josie Garris – Homestead Family Farms

  • Lincoln Days 4-H ham auction has grown

    When a lot of people think about Lincoln Days, they think about the Abraham Lincoln look-a-likes, Mary Todd Lincoln look-a-likes, the parade, the pioneer games and the list goes on and on. But for one group of people, Lincoln Days means its time to auction off their prized hams.

  • Benefit on Sept. 29 for Jaxon Gaddie

    Five-month-old Jaxon Gaddie from LaRue County recently underwent heart surgery on September 5, 2018 for Tetralogy of Fallot, a rare heart condition caused by a combination of four heart defects that are present at birth. Jaxon has spent the last 20 days at Norton’s hospital in Louisville undergoing and recovering from the surgery. Jaxon’s stay has been longer than anticipated due to wound care after his surgery.

  • Make your Mark

    The LaRue County Extension Service is interested in how they can better serve the community of LaRue County, and they need your help.

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  • LCHS band competes in national competition

    The Band of Hawks traveled to Oxford, Ohio for the 2018 Bands of America Oxford Regional Championship last weekend.

    The Band of Hawks performed the majority of their 2018 program “Mantra” at the competition, which included their new custom uniforms and props. LCHS Band Director Alex Patterson said the competition consisted of 31 of some of the best marching bands in the Mid-West Region of the United States.

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  • CKRM in charge of Railsplitter Run

    The Rail-Splitter Run is a staple event for Lincoln Days. The 5K and the 10K set off the events on Sunday morning and the runner’s high stays with the participants throughout the rest of the day. However, this years run will be kicked up a notch.

    Greg Milby, the owner of Central Kentucky Race Management, decided to make it his mission to return the Lincoln Days Rail-splitter Run to its former glory. Milby stated, “I remember this race from when I was young and how it was such a huge race. We are going to work to get the race back to where it was.”

  • Chamber Unites!

    The leaves are changing and Autumn is in the air. It’s time for football, pumpkins, bonfires, hayrides and of course Lincoln Days! I don’t know about you, but I love everything about this time of the year!