Today's News

  • Students graduate from WKU

    Several Western Kentucky University students from LaRue County and surrounding communities earned degrees at the December 2014 Commencement Ceremonies.

    * Jodi L. Gaw, Buffalo, Master of Science in Nursing

    * Kenny L. Albert, Hodgenville, Bachelor of Science

    * James P. Boyd, Hodgenville, Bachelor of Science

    * Jill C. Hines, Hodgenville, Interdisciplinary Studies (BIS)

    * Seth A. Hummer, Hodgenville, Bachelor of Science

    * Heather M. Bewley, New Haven, Master of Arts in Education

  • COLUMN: Tips to manage money

    Money has consistently been named the number one cause of conflict in marriages. Since money problems are predictable, be proactive and get talking before you walk down the aisle. Here are ideas to get couples to start talking about money from Syble Solomon with LifeWise and www.moneyhabitudes.com.

  • Reunion planned


    LaRue County High School Class of 1975 is planning a 40th reunion. All interested classmates should meet 4 p.m. March 1 at LCMS. Contact Doris Jean Holleran at 270-358-4598 for more information.

  • 'Lincoln's Little Sister' essay available in several platforms

    Danville author Stuart W. Sanders has published “Lincoln’s Confederate ‘Little Sister:’ Emilie Todd Helm,” a long-form essay available on the Kindle and related platforms.

  • Fundrai$ers - Feb. 18, 2015

    Relay for Life

    LaRue County’s Relay for Life will begin at 1 p.m. May 30 on Lincoln Square. The event ends at 1 a.m. the next day. For more information on forming a team, call Kathy Ross at 270-234-3309.


    RELAY FOR LIFE: Adopt-A-Pig

    Living Strong’s Adopt-A-Pig Project is going on through April 25. Adopt a plastic pig and enter a variety of contests to support Relay. For more information, call Kathy Ross at 270-234-3309.


  • Community Calendar: Feb. 18, 2015

    School board to meet Thursday

    Monday’s school board meeting was canceled due to snow. There will be a special meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday at LaRue County High School, same agenda.


    Extension Expo booth sign-ups

    Booth reservations are being taken for the Extension Expo to be held 10 a.m.-2 p.m. March 21 in the LaRue County High School gym. Call the Extension office at 270-358-3401 for more information or to sign up for a booth space.


  • Williams receives flag from Rep. Guthrie

    Since 1937, U.S. flags flown over the Capitol Building in Washington, D.C. have been presented to honor the works of civic organizations and individuals. One such flag was presented to Fort Knox Federal Credit Union Director Emeritus Howard A. Williams. The Capitol flag was obtained through Kentucky Second District Congressman Brett Guthrie.

  • PHOTO: Sweethearts

    Rachael Hammons and Molly Abbott enjoyed a Sweethearts candy sorting, graphing and counting activity at Hodgenville Elementary School. 

  • PHOTO: 100th Day

    Students at Saint Catherine Academy in New Haven celebrated the 100th day of school. Students dressed up as a 100-year-old person or in a way to represent the number 100. From left, Nicholas Culver, Hayden Clark, Eric Reiter,  Lily Smith and Macaul Bryan.

  • PHOTO: Chili Cook-off