Today's News

  • 15 charged with cruelty to animals

      Post 15 received an anonymous tip over the weekend regarding a possible cockfight in progress at a barn on Lee's Chapel Road, five miles west of Albany. Trooper Jason Warriner and Clinton County Sheriff Rick Riddle responded to the location and found a cockfight in progress. The ensuing investigation led to 23 chickens being taken by the Clinton County Animal Control office and 15 criminal arrests.

  • PHOTO: Looking back at LaRue
  • Farm News

    Beef Cattle Association meets Jan. 13

    The LaRue County Beef Cattle Association will meet 6:30 p.m. Jan. 13 at the LaRue County Extension office in Hodgenville. Various items, including the State Convention, will be discussed. A meal will be served. All interested producers are invited. For more information, contact the Extension office at 270-358-3401.

    Fish and Wildlife meeting

  • Pick up a livestock calendar today

    Records are important. If you have a need for a calendar to help keep track of your livestock production records, we may have a calendar for you at the LaRue County Extension Office.

    The 2015 Beef Integrated Resource Management Wall Calendar is very useful for cow-calf producers. The 18-month calendar is designed for either a fall calving or spring calving herd, and lists due dates for each breeding date as well as management suggestions for cattle, forages and records for each month.

  • PHOTO: Science in Agriculture
  • School Calendar


    School out

    Spring break is April 6-10.

    Advisory Council meets

    The LaRue County Schools Youth Service Center Advisory Council will meet 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Jan. 8 at the LaRue County Extension office. The meeting is open to the public. For more information, call 270-358-9745.



    The Abraham Lincoln Elementary School site-based decision-making council will meet at 5:30 p.m. on Jan. 12. For more information, call the school at 270-358-4112.



  • Gas leak shuts down roadway

     South Lincoln Boulevard near LaRue County High School is being closed Tuesday afternoon due to a gas leak at a nearby business.

    Use caution in the area.

  • Grads named Jeff Green Scholars

    Five 2014 graduates of LaRue County High School have been named Senator Jeff Green Scholars by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority. To earn this honor, a student must have a 4.0 grade point average each year of high school and at least a 28 composite on the ACT.

    These students have also earned $2,500 a year in Kentucky Educational Excellence Scholarship awards. If they keep their grades up in college, they will have $10,000 to use toward a four-year degree.

  • Kentucky schools earn ‘A’ in feedback

    Teachers depend on feedback from their students in order to best see how to help them succeed in school.

    Kentucky schools have earned an A-plus on collecting that data. According to a Kentucky Department of Education news release, the state has earned the highest marks possible for its effective collection and use of educational data to improve student achievement.

    Kentucky is the only state this year to reach that milestone and joins Arkansas and Delaware in leading the nation in making sure data is used to support continuous improvement in education.

  • News of Record


    The following cases of Driving Under the Influence and the resolution of those cases are found in LaRue District Court: ADE is an abbreviation for Alcohol Driver Education, KAPS stands for Kentucky Alternative Program. A service fee is added to all DUIs and court costs are added to all charges. Birth year is in parenthesis.