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Government

  • Guthrie wins another term

      Republican incumbent Rep. Brett Guthrie fended off three competitors Tuesday to win a third term as U.S. representative for the 2nd Congressional District.

    In an email, Guthrie said, “I am deeply honored the people of Kentucky’s 2nd Congressional District have elected me to a third term to represent them in Congress. I will continue to fight for pro-job policies, the repeal of Obamacare, and for a balanced budget.”

  • Two new school board members elected

     Two new school board members and a new city council member were chosen in Tuesday’s election.

    L. Dawn Williams Conner defeated incumbent Norbert Skees 592-405 for the District 1 School Board seat. Her district encompasses Hodgenville West and Lyons.

    Linda Pearman defeated incumbent Ronnie Chelf 554-417 for the District 2 School Board seat. Her district encompasses Hodgenville East and White City.

  • 911 communications tower dedicated to Chris Jackson

     LaRue County Emergency Management Director Chris Jackson was honored Wednesday by the local emergency planning committee for his efforts in procuring a communications tower for the county.

  • Williams sworn in as circuit judge

     Senate President David L. Williams has accepted appointment as Circuit Judge for the 40th Judicial Circuit and has taken the oath of office for that position. His acceptance of the appointment causes a vacancy in the State Senate seat for the 16th District. Senator Williams’ position on the Legislative Research Commission (LRC) has also been vacated.

  • Public meetings planned to discuss rate hike for natural gas

     The Kentucky Public Service Commission (PSC) will hold public meetings to present information and receive comments on the requests for rate increases by the Kentucky Utilities Co. and the Louisville Gas & Electric Co.

    “These meetings will allow the public to learn about the PSC’s ratemaking process and to present their views directly to members of the Commission as it prepares to consider whether the proposed new rates are fair, just and reasonable,” PSC Chairman David Armstrong said.

    The meetings are scheduled for:

  • Absentee ballots available for General Election

     The General Election is Nov 6.

    Polls are open from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. and any voter who is in line to vote by 6 p.m. will be allowed to cast a ballot.

    Voters can avoid surprises on Election Day by checking their polling place and viewing sample ballots through the Voter Information Center https://cdcbp.ky.gov/VICWeb/index.jsp.

  • General Election is Nov. 6

     The General Election is Nov. 6. 

  • Absentee ballots available through Nov. 6

     The General Election is Nov 6.

    Polls are open from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. and any voter who is in line to vote by 6 p.m. will be allowed to cast a ballot.

    Voters can avoid surprises on Election Day by checking their polling place and viewing sample ballots through the Voter Information Center https://cdcbp.ky.gov/VICWeb/index.jsp.

  • Food Service Inspections

  • New Haven plans Christmas events

    New Haven could soon see a new medical clinic in the city as the city’s board of commissioners unanimously approved a zoning change to allow Flaget Hospital to construct an immediate care center on Center Street, just opposite from Joseph L. Greenwell Funeral Home.

    The vacant lot had previously been evaluated and given the go-ahead by the Nelson County Planning and Zoning Commission.