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Today's News

  • PHOTOS: Five generations
  • PHOTO: Blood donor
  • PHOTO: Bardstown Homecoming
  • KSP Hotline

    The Kentucky State Police Post 04 in Elizabethtown covers eight counties: Hardin, Jefferson, Bullitt, Nelson, Meade, Breckenridge, LaRue and Grayson.

    Citizens can contribute to highway safety by reporting erratic drivers to the Kentucky State Police toll-free at 1-800-222-5555. Callers will remain anonymous and should give a description of the vehicle, location, direction of travel and license number if possible. 

  • Junior Bowen named a Sunrise Hall of Fame member

    Junior Bowen came to Sunrise Manor Nursing Home as a volunteer in 2000 when his mother became a resident. Even though his mother passed away, he has continued to come to the nursing home daily to visit with residents.

    Junior has developed a wonderful relationship with residents, staff and volunteers over the years. Some residents respond better to Junior than they do to anyone else – and truly miss him when he is not there.

    His 14 years and 15,000 hours of volunteering is another example of the many dedicated volunteers here at Sunrise Manor.

  • Physical fitness classes offered by adult education

    For those looking to keep their New Year’s resolution to lose a little weight, the LaRue County adult education office is offering classes in Zumba and yoga.

    Adult education director Connie Goff is heading up the initiative. She said it’s important to offer classes that the community wants since it’s their tax money that’s paying for the facilities.

  • Upton man dies after being struck by train

    An Upton man was killed Monday, Jan. 26, in Hart County when the 1981 Chevrolet El Camino he was driving was struck by a CSX train.

    According to a Kentucky State Police press release, John Schafer, 61, was westbound on Walnut Grove School Road in Bonnieville when his car became disabled on the railroad tracks for an unknown reason. Schafer was unable to avoid being struck by the northbound train.

    Schafer was pronounced dead at the scene by the Hart County coroner. Schafer was not wearing his seat belt at the time of the collision, the press release said.

  • Kelly Dean Sanders Memorial Luncheon is Sunday

    The Kelly Dean Sanders Memorial Luncheon will again be paired with the LaRue County Drama Program’s community production. Katy Cecil, head of the program, said they will be performing Neil Simon’s Rumors for the audience and dinner-goers.

  • This Little Piggy ...

    Local Relay for Life team Living Strong, based out of First Baptist Church in Hodgenville, is providing a fun, new way to get involved in the fight against cancer.

  • LCHS Speech ends regular season with a big win

    The LaRue County High School Speech team traveled to Louisville on Jan. 31 to compete in the Derby City Classic – the last tournament of the regular season for 2014-15.

    LCHS brought home an overall team victory, four championships, and 22 individual wins. With regionals right around the corner, the team is gearing up to make a run at a regional championship title, an accomplishment they have not achieved since 2011.