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Local News

  • New Haven Iron Horse Festival celebrates 25 years

    The 25th year celebration of the Rolling Fork Iron Horse Festival will be held Saturday, September 12 in New Haven, KY,

    This year’s festival will feature a parade , arts and craft booths, children’s activities, a train ride, car show, antique tractor display, a variety of musical entertainment, pageants for ages 0-18 years of age, a 5k Fun Run/Walk, food, and down home family fun.

  • Wreck on Bardstown Road - August 26
  • Lost in LaRue - August 26, 2015

    This week I got lost on the Rolling Fork River that winds through the countryside of LaRue, Nelson and Marion Counties. My husband wanted to take the kids on a canoe trip. So we recruited some help, Papaw John and Uncle Brian, and took the kids for a two-hour canoe trip. This was the first time for Samuel, our youngest son, to ride in a canoe. He threw a fit having to wear a life jacket. His fussiness soon subsided as the water and dappled light shining through the trees provided a calming effect on all of us.

  • Lost in LaRue - August 19, 2015
  • Wreck on Bardstown Road- August 19
  • Roadwork begins in Upton and Sonora

    Temporary signals and barrier walls are currently being installed on the US 31W Bridge over I-65 between Upton and Sonora at the Hardin and LaRue County line.  The structure is being rebuilt as part of the I-65 road widening project.  One lane will remain open through the duration of the bridge rebuild. Delays will be possible at this location, especially during peak travel hours.

    The bridge project is expected to take approximately three to four months for completion. Weather will be a factor in the pace of progress.

  • Fundraising calendar - August 19

    Relay for Life Fundraiser

    Freedom Angels- Relay for Life Fundraiser, all day on August 20, at Elizabethtown Mr. Gatti’s.

    Benefit for family of Christopher Guzman

    Benefit Gospel Singing for the family of Christopher Guzman will be held at 5 p.m. – 8 p.m., Aug. 23, at the Calvary Mission Church of God located on 31W South Near the Glendale caution light in Glendale. The benefit is to cover funeral expenses for Christopher Guzman’s burial. For more information contact Debbie Kendall 270-547-0075.

    Masonic Lodge breakfast

  • So... What are you doing for the next 40 years?

    Lincoln Days is right around the corner on October 3-4 and our office is abuzz with activity.

    While I was preparing this article, I stumbled across a program book from over forty years ago. You know what? Two of our current active volunteer board members were mentioned in the publication and a quick scan revealed a dozen (or more) names of people who are active participants during Lincoln Days weekend.

  • Lost in LaRue - August 12, 2015
  • Jail Log - August 12, 2015

    Bookings at the LaRue County Detention Center from Monday, August 3 to Monday August 10.

    George Blanton, 53, of Hodgenville was charged with alcohol intoxication in a public place, possession of alcoholic beverage container in a motor vehicle and failure to notify address change. He was later released from LCDC on bond.

    Justin L. Borders, 27, of Hodgenville was charged with third degree burglary, theft by unlawful taking and two counts of first-degree criminal mischief. He was later released from LCDC on bond.