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Today's News

  • 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.

  • Court Briefs

    Speeding has become an apparent problem in LaRue County. Speeding was the number one cause of court appearances this past week.

    James Broussard was arraigned for speeding 26 mph over the limit, failure to maintain the required insurance, no or expired registration plates, no or expired registration receipt and excessive windshield/window tinting.

    Heather L. Clark was arraigned for flagrant non support.

  • Kentucky Transportation Cabinet unveils new license design

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet recently unveiled the design of the 2019 driver’s licenses, permits and personal IDs.

    According to a news release, Kentucky’s new issuance system and updated identity credentials, known as Confident Kentucky, offer increased counterfeit protection and showcase a new, modern look that gives a nod to the state’s iconic images.

  • Learning about worldwide agriculture

    Ashley Reding of Homestead Family Farms in Howardstown returned to Kentucky on September 23 with a deeper understanding of world-wide agricultural and living problems people face after she attended and presented at a Future of Farming Dialog international conference in Europe.

    She presented in Monheim on Rhein in Germany. The conference also included sessions in Dusseldorf, Germany, and at Wageningen, Netherlands. The audience was media representatives from around the world that mainly focus on agriculture.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Taking it back

    The tangled spider web became stickier in a high profile murder case that ended in 2015, but has now resurfaced with a hearing being held in LaRue County Circuit Court on Monday, October 1 for a motion made by Abdullah White to withdraw his guilty plea for a LaRue County murder.

    White, 42, of Radcliff was charged with the murder of Kristie Lynne Allen, who was found dead inside a burglarized Buffalo home on December 30, 2011. The 28-year-old Allen was reportedly house-sitting for vacationing friends at the time she was murdered.