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Community News

  • Fourth District Chorus
  • Band of Hawks finishing strong

    The LaRue County High School Band of Hawks continue to survive and advance throughout the marching season as they keep their eye on the prize of returning to the state finals.

    Last Saturday, the Band of Hawks traveled to Bowling Green for the 2018 Class AA West Regional where they placed 3rd out of 9 overall regardless of class. They placed behind Adair County and Glasgow, but above other strong bands such as Casey County, Hart County and Trigg County.

  • 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.

  • FFA supports Organ Donations

    The LaRue County High School FFA Chapter is collaborating with the LaRue County Circuit Clerk’s Office and the Kentucky Organ Donor Affiliates to raise awareness and the number of organ donors in the state of Kentucky. As of October 14, 2018, KODA started a contest throughout the state to encourage associations to get and become organ donors.

    Christa McGee, the Community Educator for KODA, explains the process of becoming an organ donor and why you need to become one.

  • Protect your family this Halloween

    Halloween is an exciting time of year for children, complete with fun traditions like trick-or-treating, pumpkin carving and wearing colorful costumes. These fun festivities, however, can sometimes be dangerous too. This Halloween, KentuckyOne Heath is encouraging families to practice caution and follow a few helpful tips to stay safe. 

  • 224 Farmhouse Diner

    The LaRue County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for 224 Farmhouse Diner on Friday, October 19, 2018.

  • Refusing to pass up Fall

    Many businesses and even homes seem to bypass the fall and Thanksgiving seasons in favor of early Christmas decorating.

    Several people in this county, however, refuse to join the Christmas rush and, instead, are sharing the beauty of fall as their home displays welcome the season to its rightful place between summer and winter.

    Sandy Kidd

  • Calendars - October 31, 2018

    Fundraising calendar

    Paint Night

    Parkway Peeps Relay for Life Team is hosting a Paint Night at Parkway Baptist Church at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, November 13. There will be 10 door hanger designs to choose from. The cost is $35 and will include all supplies to paint, a hanger and ribbon. Payment is required prior to the event. For more information call Rita Thompson at 270-505-0380.

    Mr. Gatti’s Fundraiser

  • Pickelball increasing in popularity

    If paddleball is played with paddles, and racquetball with racquets, what is pickleball played with?

    If you answered, “Pickles,” you are wrong!  Pickleball is actually played with a solid paddle made of wood or high-tech composite and a plastic ball with holes, similar to but a little smaller than a wiffle ball.  It’s played on a court the same size as is badminton (20×44 feet) with a net height that is 36 inches at the sidelines and 34 inches in the middle.

  • 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