Today's News


    Due to the weather, LaRue County Public Schools will be closed Monday, Jan. 6, and Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014.

  • Winter Storm Warning

     According to the National Weather Service, significant snowfall is possible Sunday.

    A sharp cold front will bring accumulating snow to the Ohio Valley.

    A winter storm watch has been issued from Sunday morning to late Sunday night. Precipitation will begin as a light wintry mix before daybreak. Snowfall of 2 to 4 inches is possible over central Kentucky. The totals could change depending on the eventual track of the storm.

    Slick roadways are possible and drivers are urged to use caution.

  • BASKETBALL: Hawks win first round of Holiday Classic

     The LaRue County Hawks didn’t take long Jan. 2 to christen their newly refurbished hardwood during the opening round of the National Guard Holiday Classic.

    Playing on Corky Cox Court for the first time, freshman guard Cameron Dawson scored off the opening tip just 4 seconds into the game and the Hawks never trailed in a 47-36 win over North Bullitt.

    The court was sanded, sealed and painted during the winter break.

  • Frankfort contacts

    With the 2014 Kentucky General Assembly convening its 60-day session on Tuesday, January 7, here are some links to follow and share to keep up with the goings on in Frankfort.

    For the complete calendar for the session,  14RS_calendar

    For daily committee meetings, go to  http://www.lrc.ky.gov/legislative_calendar/index.aspx

  • Frigid air heading this way: Keep your family safe

    There is a deep freeze settling into Kentucky in the coming days with another cold shot predicted for Sunday evening and continuing into the early days of next week.

    Kentucky State Fire Marshal William Swope said there are steps to take to keep your family safe during extreme cold weather conditions that may require the use of supplemental heat in your home. “Right now is the time to consider the dangers of carbon monoxide,” said Swope.

  • Monday's Extension class canceled

    The LaRue County Extension office planned to hold a "soup and panini" class Monday, Jan. 6.
    The class has been scheduled due to predicted cold temperature. The National Weather Service predicts temps will be in single digits.
    Extension Agent Theresa Howard  said the class will not be rescheduled. A recipe booklet handout is available for anyone interested. Contact the Extension office at 270-358-3401 to obtain a copy.

  • Travelers advisory issued for area

    The National Weather Service has issued a travelers' advisory for LaRue County until 10 p.m. today.

    Despite less than an inch of snowfall, temperatures falling into the 20s has resulted in very slick road conditions due to black ice.

    As temperatures continue to fall into the upper teens this evening, untreated roadways will likely remain slick.

    Motorists are urged to use caution and take it slow.

  • Year-end review

    2013 was a boisterous year for LaRue County.

  • Curle honored for conservation practices

    The Rev. Billy Curle believes as Christians, people are not only to be stewards of the church, but also of the soil.

  • Duck commander

    From left, Gilbert Gray, Brandon Struck and Davy Coffey, with Ace, enjoyed a morning of duck hunting Dec. 22.