Local News

  • Ovesen Heights Baptist Church Trash for Cash Letter - August 14, 2019

    Dear Editor,

    On Saturday, August 3, the youth group, as well as parents and church members from Ovesen Heights Baptist Church, were given the opportunity to participate in a local fundraiser widely known as “Trash For Cash.” By participating in this fundraiser, Ovesen Heights Baptist Church Youth Group (Warriors) were able to raise a little over $1,000 dollars from picking up litter and other various materials off of local LaRue county roads which they were able to put towards their 2020 Mfuge mission camp experience.

  • Letter to the Editor - August 14, 2019

    Dear Editor,

  • Everyone has Influence

    Last week I attended the Global Leadership Summit conference in Elizabethtown. This was the second year my home church hosted the summit via live video feed from Chicago.

    The summit challenged those that attended with current day leadership challenges, with today’s workforce being as complex as it’s ever been in history with multiple generations’ co- existing in the same place.

    One of the best talks that definitely had us all laughing, pointing fingers, doing some elbow nudges, as well as giving us pause was the generational talk.

  • The Nest Venue

    The ribbon cutting for The Nest Venue was held on August 8 by the LaRue County Chamber of Commerce.

  • News of Record

    Court Briefs

    Matthew Steven Vidrine was arraigned on one count of third degree rape, one count of possessing/ viewing matter portraying sexual performance by a minor, and one count of violation of condition of release.

    James Fel Wells was arraigned on two counts of flagrant non support.

    Michael C. Boards was arraigned on one count of no/expired registration plates and one count of operating on a suspended or revoked operators license.

  • Seven Ways to Save at the Kentucky State Fair

    Discount tickets, special promotions and more.

     The Kentucky State Fair runs Aug. 15-25 at the Kentucky Exposition Center. It’s the Commonwealth’s largest summertime attraction – and America’s largest indoor fair. The celebration’s popularity draws approximately 600,000 visitors for the once-a-year opportunity to experience fair food, music, animals, exhibits, entertainment and more.

     The Kentucky State Fair offers money-saving discounts; promotions and programs to ensure all residents are able to enjoy the festivities.

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  • Brandon Reed Awarded Mental Health Legislative Champion Award

    Representative Brandon Reed of Hodgenville has been awarded the Mental Health Legislative Champion award from Mental Health America, a community-based nonprofit dedicated to addressing the needs of those living with mental illness.

  • LaRue Goes to the State Fair

    The Kentucky State Fair runs August 15-25 at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, KY, and businesses, FFA, 4-H, and other LaRue Countians will be taking part in the largest indoor fair in America.

    The LaRue County Chamber of Commerce will feature all things LaRue in the Pride of the Counties exhibit in the South Wing. Abraham Lincoln will make appearances at the booth throughout the ten-day event, and fair goers can take their picture with the Lincoln cutout every day during the fair.