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  • KSP warns of summer heat

    SPECIAL TO THE LARUE COUNTY HERALD NEWS

    As the Kentucky summer is heating up, so is your vehicle. The Kentucky State Police reminds parents not to leave a child alone in a hot car. It may seem like common sense, but every year law enforcement agencies answer calls about unattended children in vehicles. KidsandCars.org reports that 32 children died in the U.S. during 2014 from vehicular heat stroke.

  • Judge Seay participates in training

    SPECIAL TO THE LARUE COUNTY HERALD NEWS

    Judge John David “Jack” Seay, who serves in LaRue County, recently participated in the 2015 Family Law Conference at the Administrative Office of the Courts in Frankfort. The AOC provided the education program in May for Kentucky circuit and district judges who oversee cases involving families and children.

  • East High Street Structure Fire
  • Wreck on Old Elizabethtown Road - Juy 15, 2015
  • Two charged with DUI - July 15, 2015

    Two people were charged with operating a vehicle under the influence after a wreck on Saturday, July 11 in Magnolia.

    Jonathan T. Bailey, 26, of Glasgow was traveling north on New Jackson Highway when, according to the LaRue County Sheriff’s Office, he crossed the center line and struck a vehcile driven by James A. Stull, 60, of Louisville.

    Both trucks had extensive damage.

    In addition to DUI, Bailey was charged with not having insurance and no registration plates.

  • Anniversary - July 15, 2015

    Cleo and Martha Owens were married, June 9, 1950, at Weaverly Memorial Baptist Church in Louisville, by Rev. J.C. Raikes.

    They will celebrate their 65 years of marriage with a reception from 2 to 4 p.m., July 25, at the Magnolia Baptist Church fellowship hall.

    The Owens children and their families will host the reception. They are Brenda Berger of Elizabethtown, Shirley and Jim Caudill of Campellsville, Charles and Melvina Owen of Cumberland Furnace, Tennesee, five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. No gifts requested.

  • Birth Announcement - July 15, 2015

    Caleb and Leanne Ragland, of Magnolia, announce the birth of a son, Carter Ward Ragland, born at 9:08 p.m., May 22, 2015, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. He weighed 8 lbs, 14 oz and was 22 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Tommy and Susan McDaniel of Chipley Florida.

    Paternal grandparents are David and Debbie Ragland of Hodgenville.

    Maternal great-grandparents are Willie and Lona Morgan.

    Paternal great-grandparents are Howard and Tickle Ragland.

    Carter was welcomed home by brothers, Charlie, 5, and Cory, 3.

  • Engagement - July 15, 2015

    Julie Beliles and Kurt Hencye, together with their families, are pleased to announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    Julie is the daughter of Beverly Hagan of Hodgenville and John and Dorma Hagan of Myrtle Beach, SC. She is also granddaughter of Juanita Shelton of Hodgenville. Kurt is the son of Garnet Hencye of Magnolia and the late Fred Hencye.

    The outdoor wedding and reception will be 3 p.m., August 1, at Magnolia Mall in Magnolia. All friends and family are invited to attend.

  • Nolin RECC sponsers WWII Honor Flight

    Nolin RECC and Kentucky’s Touchstone Energy Cooperatives have once again joined with the Bluegrass Chapter of the Honor Flight Network to sponsor an Honor Flight from the Lexington airport on September 26 for veterans from Kentucky who served during World War II.

    The veterans will visit the World War II Memorial, the Iwo Jima Monument and the Korean War Veterans Memorial before returning to Lexington that evening. While in Washington, the veterans will be transported around the city on chartered buses.

  • Crady marker dedicated

    The Bridgewater Scouts SVR Company and the A Company of the First Capital Guards held a monument dedication ceremony on July 4 for Corporal Thomas Crady who served with the Union in the 26th Kentucky infantry during the Civil War. Crady was murdered by Confederate guerrillas while he was home on sick leave in 1864. A new tombstone was recently installed at what is believed by historians to be his gravesite in Castleman Cemetery. The event also featured a three-round firing salute in Crady’s honor.