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  • Mission accomplished

    As far as LaRue County Schools’ 2300-plus students being in compliance with state-required hepatitis A immunizations, it’s “mission accomplished” according to Rip Collins, the district’s director of pupil personnel.

  • Discussing road plans, concerns

    State and district transportation officials discussed transportation plans and concerns with members of LaRue County Fiscal Court as they met at the courthouse in Hodgenville October 9.

    Gray Tomblyn II, Office of Rural Secondary Roads commissioner, called his group the “Listening Corps” as they are attending fiscal court meetings to gain feedback on what the magistrates feel are their road priorities.

  • Band of Hawks finish first

    The Band of Hawks traveled to Louisville last weekend to compete in the 2018 Butler Traditional Marching Invitational and the 2018 Louisville Male Marching Invitational.

  • Elementary Art Show Winners
  • Man! She feels like a woman!

    There’s a new kid on the block, or should I say at the Lincoln Jamboree. Donna Richardson is the newest addition to the Lincoln Jamboree Gang now in it’s 64th year and the first ever female drummer to be a part of the Jamboree band.

  • Why You Pick: Crawford Farms

    Family traditions can sometimes become a thing of the past. The phrase “when I was a kid, I use to…” followed by a family activity you haven’t participated in in years has become commonplace in many conversations. But one tradition has outlasted many others, and has grown in the number of participants over the years.

  • Absentee Voting is Underway

    Absentee voting is now underway for the General Election on November 6.

    Currently, individuals who may be eligible to vote by mail-in absentee ballot include:

    Military personnel, their dependents, and overseas citizens.

    Students who temporarily reside outside the county.

    Voters who temporarily reside outside Kentucky (e.g., vacationers).

    Voters who are incarcerated but have not yet been convicted.

    Voters whose employment takes them outside the county for all days and hours the polling place is open.

  • Protecting yourself in flu season

    Kentucky experienced a flu epidemic in 2017-2018 with 325 deaths

    Flu season is coming up, and local healthcare facilities are encouraging communities to prepare early and protect themselves against this potentially fatal illness. According to the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services, 325 people in Kentucky died during the 2017-18 flu season, including five children.

  • October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

    October is breast cancer awareness month and local healthcare facilities are wanting people to be aware of the breast cancer risk factors, regardless of age.

  • 2018 Lincoln Days

    Martha and the Vandellas wrote the script for this year’s Lincoln Days, because Lincoln Days was like a heat wave. Here and gone in a flash, with record highs in temperatures. Despite the heat, Lincoln Days succeeded, once again, in transporting its attendees to a simpler time.