• PHOTO: Guthrie sworn in for third term

     Second District U.S. Rep. Brett Guthrie, R-Bowling Green, was sworn in for a third term last week. He is pictured with Speaker of the House John Boehner and Guthrie's Washington, D.C. staff. He will serve on two committees during the 113th Congress; the Energy & Commerce Committee and the Committee on Education and the Workforce. Congressman Guthrie also serves as assistant whip within the Republican Conference.

  • Guthrie says fiscal cliff compromise failed to yield needed spending cuts

     U.S. Rep. Brett Guthrie, R-Kentucky, said his opposition to a late-night compromise bill approved by the U.S. House of Representatives to stave off billions in tax increases was driven by lawmakers’ refusal to address the country’s spending problem.

    Guthrie, who represents the 2nd Congressional District which includes Hardin County, was one of many House Republicans who opposed the measure in a 257-167 vote. He said lawmakers chose a compromise that ignores the country’s fiscal troubles by failing to include an emphasis onspending cuts.

  • State notifies Medicaid recipients of possible HIPAA breach

     The Cabinet for Health and Family Services is informing 1,090 Medicaid clients by letter of a computer security breach that may have resulted in the unintentional release of information held by Hewlett-Packard Enterprise Services, the vendor that manages Medicaid’s information management system.

  • Land of Lincoln Planning and Zoning: Building Permits for November 2012

     Information compiled from Land of Lincoln Planning and Zoning records

    Greg Ballard, Carter Brothers Road, Hodgenville, deck

    Dwayne Whitlock, Whitlock Road, land division

    Erica Vaughn, S. Lincoln Boulevard, Hodgenville, conditional use permit

    Matthew Vertrees, Weldon Loop Road, Upton, rezoning

    Meredith & Meredith, Forresta Court, Hodgenville, residence

    Michael Walker, Keith Road, Buffalo, residence

    Laugh-N-Learn, S. Lincoln Blvd., Hodgenville, variance

  • FISCAL COURT: Ambulance service acquires power cots

     LaRue County emergency medical service has acquired two hydraulic/electric power cots that assist responders in transporting extremely heavy patients.

  • City Council votes to refinance bond, approves amendment to PZ ordinance

     Hodgenville City Council voted to refinance a bond through Kentucky Rural Water Finance Corporation that will save the City about $12,000 on the life of a loan.

  • City Council votes to refinance bond

     Hodgenville City Council voted to refinance a bond through Kentucky Rural Water Finance Corporation that will save the City about $12,000 on the life of a loan.

    Hodgenville Mayor Terry Cruse told the Council Dec. 10 that $1.249 million was borrowed in 2004 through an amended assistance agreement.

    The bond has been paid down to about $750,000, according to City Clerk MaDonna Hornback.

    In other business:

    • City Council held second reading of an amendment to the Planning and Zoning ordinance.

  • PHOTO: Eudell appreciated

     Hodgenville Mayor Terry Cruse, left, presented retiring City Council member Eudell Stearman with a plaque of appreciation Monday night. Stearman, a long-time council member decided against running for another term.

  • PHOTO: City Council members sworn in

    Hodgenville City Council members were sworn in to two-year terms Monday night. Front from left, Bonni Clark, Glenda Wathen; back, James Phelps Jr., Alex LaRue, Kenny DeVore and Woodie Handley.

  • Viewshed change put on hold for more study

     LaRue Fiscal Court and Hodgenville City Council held first readings of an ordinance that controls the kinds of signs that can be placed in the viewshed area.