Today's News

  • Senior Activities: April 1, 2015

     Kentucky Public Retirees to meet

    Kentucky Public Retirees, Lincoln Trail Chapter, will meet 11:30 a.m. April 13 at Golden Corral, 1835 North Dixie Ave., Elizabethtown. Lisa Pullin from Intrepid Home Health will speak. KPR includes members of KERS, CERS, SPRS or their spouses. First year membership is free and annual dues thereafter are $15.


    Senior Citizens music

  • Fundraisers - April 1, 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.



    The Freedom’s Angels Relay team will hold a Bunco Night 6:30 p.m. April 3 at Sunrise Manor Adult Day Care on Phillips Lane in Hodgenville.


    Breakfast at Masonic Lodge

  • Community Calendar: April 1, 2015

     Boyhood Home closed

    The Boyhood Home Unit at Knob Creek, part of the Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park is now closed due to construction. For more information, visit www.nps.gov/abli.


    Elizabethtown Garden Club to meet

  • Fiscal court: Ambulance and road problems discussed

      Clogged fuel injectors in the county’s three diesel ambulances are causing costly continuing maintenance problems, Mike Cottrell, emergency medical services director, told members of LaRue County Fiscal Court meeting at the LaRue County courthouse March 24.

    He said he has had few problems with the county’s lone gasoline-powered ambulance but his department has had diesel ambulances out of service for repairs the past two months because of the injectors.  

  • PHOTO: Lord of the Rings tournament

    Bryson Arnette and Evan Morris’ travel baseball team, The Warriors, won the “Lord of the Rings” tournament in Clarksville, Indiana, in March. The team gave up five runs and scored 53 runs for the tournament. Each Warrior received a championship ring. Bryson received the team trophy for the weekend. The team also won the Spring Bash tournament March 21-22 in Louisville.


    April 1 – West Point Bank, Ky. 357, Maxine Road, New Jackson Highway

    April 2 – Laugh & Learn, Nationwide Uniform, Dangerfield Road, North L&N, Athertonville, Bardstown Road

    April 7 – Rose Circle, Miama Court, Lincoln Village, Cox Lane, Landmark Apartments

    April 8 – LaRue County Senior Center, Taylor Mills Apartments, Morningside Apartments, LaRue Trace Apartments

    April 9 – First Friends, Bullfrogs & Butterflies, The Learning Tree

  • Hinton's named a Roadside Farm Market

    Hinton’s Orchard & Farm Market of LaRue County is one of the 98 certified farm markets across the Commonwealth recently accepted into the 2015 Kentucky Farm Bureau Certified Roadside Farm Market Program.

    In joining the KFB Certified Roadside Farm Market Program, Hinton’s Orchard & Farm Market has committed to offering quality products and service. Its acceptance by Farm Bureau tells customers that Hinton’s Orchard & Farm Market meets the highest standards of quality, freshness, and marketing appeal.

  • FISH AND WILDLIFE: Grouse survey online

    The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources is seeking additional public input about forest management and restoration of woodland species such as grouse.

    A recent series of public meetings on the topic included a survey for attendees to complete afterward. The department has placed this survey online to gather more input from those who were not able to attend the public sessions. The survey is located at http://fw.ky.gov/Hunt/Pages/GrouseInput.aspx.

  • PHOTO: March Madness Hoopfest

    The fourth-grade Hawks won the Central Kentucky March Madness Hoopfest on March 28, defeating teams from Campbellsville, Breckenridge County and Grayson County. Front from left, Tate Wootton, Caden Davis, Carson Childress; middle, Curtis Ford, Cutter Boley, Luke Trumbo, Carsen DeVary; back, Coach Matt Trumbo and Coach Eric DeVary.

  • BASEBALL: Hawks pound Warren Central

    The LaRue County Hawks are starting to get on a roll.

    With the temperatures in the 30s and the wind chill making it feel more like in the 20s, not to mention snowflakes swirling from the third inning on, the young Hawks pounded out 11 hits and junior right-hander John Selman tossed a two-hitter for a 14-2 rout of the visiting Warren Central Dragons on Friday night.