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Today's News

  • DAR Good Citizen Award

    Captain Jacob Van Meter Chapter NSDAR met Friday, June 15 at the Brown Pusey House in Elizabethtown welcoming guests from neighboring DAR chapters Ambrose Meador, John Fitch, and Butler County; Col John Hardin Chapter SAR; and other community members.

  • Graffiti a rising problem in LaRue

    Vandals have painted graffiti on approximately 40 stop signs throughout the area according to Clyde Veirs, LaRue County road supervisor.

    Reporting to LaRue County Fiscal Court magistrates meeting at the courthouse in Hodgenville June 12, Veirs said some of the signs are so badly damaged, they will need replacing.

    Tommy Turner, LaRue County Judge/executive, noted that a $500 reward is in effect for information resulting in a person’s conviction.

  • June Library Events
  • 2018 LaRue County Fair results

    4-H Project Results

    Chloe Clark

    Snickerdoodle Cookies-Blue & Champion

    Jacob Clark

    Cinnamon Twists-Blue & Champion

    Simon Coy

    Sr. Heritage Craft-Blue & Champion

    Ben Falk

    Sewing:Unit 1 Non Clothing-Blue & Champion

    Augusta Gardner

    Sewing: Unit 1 Clothing -Blue & Champion

    Alexis Grimes

    Hanging Basket-Blue

    Photography: Directing the Light Blue

    Photography: Color Horticulture -Red

    Jamie Grimes

  • Beshear Sues Walgreens for ‘Dual Role’ in State’s Opioid Epidemic   

    Attorney General Andy Beshear today filed suit against Walgreens for its dual role as distributor and pharmacy in allegedly failing to legally monitor its own operations that shipped and dispensed large quantities of opioids through its more than 70 locations statewide.

    Beshear said the company’s actions flooded Kentucky communities with dangerous prescription drugs, directly contributing to the state’s drug epidemic.

  • News of Record - June 20, 2018

    Court briefs

    Matthew T. Atherton was arraigned for possession of drug paraphernalia.

    Charles R. Cissell was arraigned for second-degree burglary.

    Kevin L. Lewis was arraigned for public intoxication of a controlled substance and theft by unlawful taking.

    Desjuante M. Tucker was arraigned for second-degree disorderly conduct and second-degree assault.

    Trevor Wayne Ake was arraigned for intentional breach compulsory attends.

  • Wootton, Davis finish runner-up
  • Free Summer Meals

     With school out, it can be difficult for some kids to get a nutritious meal- or a complete meal- at all. The Summer Food Service Program that began on June 4, and continues through July 27, provides free summer meals throughout the community during the week.

    The program is for anybody under the age of 18, and they have been traveling throughout the community to six different locations every Monday through Friday to provide free lunches.

  • Williams named LCHS boys soccer coach

    Change is inevitable, change is constant, said the British statesman Benjamin Disraeli. The LaRue County Hawks boys soccer program has experienced a constant change in leadership the last three seasons. Aaron Williams will seek to bring stability to the program as he leads the 2018 Boys Soccer Team this season.

    Williams joined the Hawks Soccer team last season as an assistant coach to Bill Hawkins. Hawkins said Williams jumped in and accepted leadership roles from the beginning.

  • Lifelong basketball coach

    Paul Handley was a 1971 LaRue County High School graduate and served as LaRue County’s Head Basketball coach. He retired as an educator from the LaRue County system in 1994, and resigned as an assistant coach from the LaRue County High School boy’s basketball team last year, in the spring of 2017.