Today's News

  • Work continues on I-65, expect delays

    Motorists traveling along Interstate 65 south of Elizabethtown (Mile Point 82) will experience short southbound delays for the next several nights as construction crews reduce the interstate to one lane and begin setting temporary barrier wall in preparation for widening. As barrier wall is set along the inside lane, crews will be paving the outside shoulder. When complete, traffic will be pushed to the outer lane and shoulder for the next several months as median work takes place.

  • WEDDING: Richard and Sarah Gomez

    Sarah Sullivan of Rockfield and Richard Gomez of Hodgenville were married May 3, 2014, at Shaker Village at South Union.

    Bro. Tony Chaudoin officiated at the service.

    The bride is the daughter of L.J. and Jane Sullivan of Rockfield. She earned a bachelor’s degree in 2012 from Campbellsville University, and will graduate in May 2015 with a master’s degree in social science.

  • Erin Boley chooses Notre Dame

    Erin Boley didn’t want to drag out the recruiting process. Once she found the right school, Boley wanted to make her decision.

    Boley, an Elizabethtown junior, found that school, giving a verbal commitment to Notre Dame coaches Monday evening during an in-home visit. The Kentucky Gatorade and Associated Press Player of the Year can’t sign with a school until November 2015.

  • SPORTS SHORTS - September 17, 2014

    Sports passes available

    LaRue County High School sports passes are available. $50 for students; $100 for adults. All-sport family passes (for K-12 students and immediate family) are $150. Passes are available at games or contact David Dawson at 270-358-2210.


    Superhero 5K and Fun Run

    Big Brothers Big Sisters will hold a superhero themed 5K and fun run at 8 a.m. Sept. 27. Call 270-351-2220 or visit www.bbbsky.org/familyfunrun for more information.


  • Expect opposition when you follow Christ

    When a person follows the truth of Christ, there will always be someone to oppose him.

    Why is this? Because the devil was kicked out of Heaven, he is still mad about it and trying to get even. If you follow Christ, some time or somewhere, you will face opposition.

  • PHOTO: Volley for the Cure
  • September is Preparedness Month

    In conjunction with National Preparedness Month, Gov. Steve Beshear has proclaimed September as Preparedness Month in Kentucky.

    Kentucky’s Office of Homeland Security and LaRue County Emergency Management urge Kentuckians to “Be Aware – Be Prepared – Have a Plan.”

  • Middle school football team undefeated in district

    The LaRue County Middle School Football team is the only undefeated team in the District, coming off the 2013 District championship.

    Sept. 9 was Eighth-Grade Night with the Hawks taking on Campbellsville, last year’s District runner-up. The Hawks won 12-8.

    The team will host the Nathan McCurry Memorial Bowl Bash on Sept. 20 at LaRue County High School. The event is held to honor McCurry, a well-liked educator and coach who died in 2013.  

    The team played Green County (away game) at 6 p.m. Sept. 16.

  • School Board hears audit results

    The LaRue County Board of Education met Monday night. Among the discussed topics was a report of an audit conducted by Phillip Logsdon of the law firm Stiles, Carter and Associates.

    According to Logsdon, the audit showed no reason for concern. He said food service remained stable and the Kids Crew program “basically broke even,” coming out $1,000 short.

    One audience member questioned the board. Tracy Gardner, parent of a teen at LaRue County High School, asked about the lack of a nurse in the high school.

  • Culver – Bell

    Megan Elizabeth Culver of Hodgenville, and Andrew Moore Bell of New Hope, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Jeff and George Ann Stephens of Hodgenville, and Steve K. Culver of New Haven. She is a financial analyst for Kentucky plant locations of Jim Beam. She graduated with a degree in Accounting from University of Louisville College of Business.