Local News

  • KSP Trooper killed in crash identified


  • Hwy 210 Closed

    Breaking News - Hwy 210 is closed at the LaRue/Green County line following a fatality vehicle wreck  that occurred approxinately 7:40 am Friday morning.

    Official word is that a Kentucky State Trooper has been killed in the 2 car wreck.  The name of the trooper is not being released at this time. No word  on the condition of the person or persons involved in the second car.

    A detour is in effect via Kentucky 1192 and E. Bailey Rd. the Road will be closed up to 6 hours.

  • Wet roads cause wreck
  • Fishing has new meaning

    Anglers become conditioned to expect high water on lakes in spring and stable conditions in summer before the fall drawdowns to winter pool.

    After an unusually wet spring, this summer has been anything but predictable in Kentucky. High and falling water have added a degree of difficulty at a time when fishing can be challenging under normal conditions.

  • Teachers offer best advice

    When Mitzi Allen and Daniel Beams met for the first time last week, both instantly found a common bond, though from different perspectives.

    Beams, from Taylor County, entered his first year of teaching as the band director at LaRue County Middle School this week. Allen retired in June after 30 years as an elementary teacher in the LaRue County School System.

    A Campbellsville University graduate, Beams acknowledged having some anxiety.

  • Unemployment rates lower in LaRue

    According to the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, unemployment rates in LaRue County fell from 6.6 percent in June 2014 to 5.3 percent in June 2015.

    Woodford County recorded the lowest jobless rate in the Commonwealth at 3.7 percent. It was followed by Fayette, Owen and Shelby counties, 4.1 percent each; Boone, Oldham and Scott counties, 4.2 percent; Spencer County, 4.3 percent; and Anderson, Campbell and Jessamine counties, 4.4 percent each.

  • Gas prices projected to drop

    2015’s second half represents a strong commitment that motorists will spend even less on gasoline this year than they did in 2014. GasBuddy experts say that before Christmas, as many as 20 states could have average gas prices below $2 per gallon as the national average for December slips to $1.98.

    “We’re confident that our projections give consumers more than accuracy; we think they’ll help them identify some savings that should come in handy at Thanksgiving and Christmas,” said Patrick DeHaan, senior petroleum analyst for GasBuddy.

  • Rock truck overturns on Hwy 84
  • IGA powerline down
  • Work Matters - TRACK prepares students

    It’s no secret that many businesses in Kentucky and across the country face challenges in finding the skilled employees they need. Employers, educators and others agree that part of the solution is the development of career pathways for secondary students.

    Tech Ready Apprentices for Careers in Kentucky, or TRACK, is a statewide program helping local industries and school districts in the Lincoln Trail region do just that.