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Today's News

  • Community News

    Our deepest sympathy to the families of Katina Smiley Allen and Pam Johnson Edmunds who passed away last week. Katina’s funeral was last Saturday and Pam’s was last Friday. They are close relatives to Mary E. Smith of Sunrise Manor Nursing Home.

    Sunday was Communion Sunday at Lane Lincoln and First Baptist. Also, Second Christian Church of Columbia had their annual Homecoming. The afternoon guest was Elder Payne and Eunice Church of God in Columbia. That evening, the Hodgenville Brotherhood was singing at Mt. Tabor Baptist Church.

  • Fly Control on Cattle

    Warmer weather brings more pest problems. Horn flies and face flies are key pests of Kentucky cattle. Both species breed in fresh manure piles, but they present different threats and management problems. Fortunately, you have a variety of fly control options.

  • A Workforce Summit
  • Herbs in a Jar Class
  • WKU’s 2018 Dean’s and Presidential List

    The following Western Kentucky University students from the LaRue County area were named to the Dean’s and President’s lists for the spring 2018 semester. Full-time undergraduate students with a semester grade-point average of 3.4 to 3.79 are named to the Dean’s List. Students with a GPA of 3.8 to 4.0 are named to the President’s List. Their names are marked with an asterisk (*).

  • Newby Graduates from LWC

    Lorren Newby of Magnolia recently graduated from Lindsey Wilson College with a bachelor of science degree in nursing.

    Newby was among 218 students who received undergraduate or graduate degrees at the college’s 107th commencement ceremony on May 12, 2018 in Biggers Sports Center at LWC.

  • LCMS Honor Roll

    With an all A Honor Roll, in sixth grade: Kayleigh Adkins, Alivia Akers, Emily Albertson, Lenayah Andrews, Matthew Ball, Shalee Belcher, Austin Blackburn, Hannah Boggs, Cutter Boley, Aiden Brown, Shelby Burris, Kairi Butler, Patrick Butterworth, Donavin Cecil, Elizabeth Cecil, Allie Cecil, Madison Chaudoin, Carson Childress, Jacob Clark, Hannah Compton, Caden Davis, Nathaniel Faulkner, William Faulkner, Gabriel Fortier, Lydia Goode, Carlie Graham, Brock Gross, Laila Gross, Yasmeen Hamada, Aiden Hawkins, Logan Hawkins, Jake Heady.

  • Camp Invention is Next Month

    Celebrating its tenth year this summer, Camp Invention in LaRue County, which runs 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. July 9-13 at Abraham Lincoln Elementary School, leads the state in the number of campers enrolled with 125 plus six on a waiting list.

    “Something usually happens before camp to keep someone from coming, so one or two may get in,” noted Kathy Ross, retired LaRue County educator who has been director the entire time the district has hosted the camp. “The five people on the wait list last year were some of the first who signed up this year.”

  • Community Action Welcomes New Director

    Lynne B. Robey is wrapping up an impressive 24 years with the Central Kentucky Community Action Council, and five years as Executive Director, and is ready to hand the reins over to a new director.

  • News of Record - June 6, 2018

    Court Briefs

    Johnny E. Daugherty was arraigned for two count of alcohol intoxication in a public place, drinking alcohol in a public place, and second-degree disorderly conduct.

    Christopher Mercer was arraigned for fourth degree assault.

    Russell Mercer was arraigned for fourth degree assault.

    Marissa McKinley Bastian was arraigned for speeding 15 mph over the speed limit, and failure to notify address change to department of transportation.