Today's News

  • School board to meet in special session

    The LaRue County School Board will meet 7 p.m. Monday, April 14 at Central Office in special session to discuss taking action against Superintendent Sam Sanders.

    No audience comments will be taken.

    The agenda is as follows:


    April 14, 2014

    7:00 p.m.

    Special-Called Meeting

    Larue County Board of Education Office


  • ENGAGEMENT: Patsy Thomas and J.T. Meers III

     The children and grandchildren of Patsy Thomas and J.T. Meers III announce the marriage of their parents and grandparents.

    The ceremony will be 12:30 p.m. April 27, 2014, at Buffalo Baptist Church.

    Family and friends are invited.

  • KSP dispatching for KDFWR

     On April 1, Kentucky State Police telecommunicators started providing dispatching service to 131 Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources Conservation Officers throughout the state.

    According to Lt. Col. Jack Miniard, director of the KSP Operations Division, KDFWR approached KSP last fall regarding the new arrangement.

  • Farm Bureau seeks 'Farmer of the Year'

    The 2014 Kentucky Farm Bureau “Farmer of the Year” application process is now open, and the organization is seeking the Commonwealth’s finest nominees for this prestigious award.

  • Seward named Employee of the Month

    Mary Seward has been selected as the April Employee of the Month for Nationwide Uniform.

    She has been employed with Nationwide since November 1977 and is under the supervision of JoAnn Pearman in the trouser department.

    She will receive an award for her dedication and service.

  • City council to consider removing mayor

    Hodgenville City Council will consider removing Mayor Terry Cruse from office after a public hearing on Monday.
    According to the city council's agenda, which was released Thursday, the council's mayor, Michelle Sparks, will present a report on "violations of the law, ordinances and policy" by the mayor.

    The council will meet at 7 p.m. at City Hall.

  • Millicent Ronkainen earns WKU scholarship

     Millicent Ronkainen of Hodgenville has received a 1906 Founders Scholarship to attend Western Kentucky University Honors College.

    Ronkainen, whose parents are Jim and Diane Ronkainen, is a homeschooled senior and plans to major in biology.

  • PHOTO: Rotary donation

     The Hodgenville Rotary Club donated $250 to Project Graduation. From left, Project Graduation chairperson Karen Adkins, LaRue County High School seniors Tyler Howell and Thomas Harman and Rotarian Katie McDowell

  • LaRue businesses contribute to United Way

     United Way of Central Kentucky wrapped up its annual campaign with its third consecutive year of record fundraising thanks to the generous support of local individuals and businesses. UWCK’s five-county region of Hardin, Breckinridge, Grayson, LaRue and Meade raised $1,256,868.78, representing a more than 6 percent increase over last year’s total.

  • COLUMN: Easter has many meanings for us

     On Easter we celebrate Jesus’ resurrection as a historical fact. There are at least 15 historical records in the scriptures showing Jesus touching people, eating with people, and talking with people after his resurrection. Five hundred people saw him at one time.