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  • 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.

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  • Engagement - July 8, 2015


    Mr. and Mrs. Dale Keith of Hodgenville announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Jaime Lea Keith, to Ryan Allen Price, son of Mr. and Mrs. Clay Price of Magnolia.

    The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Norma Keith and the late R.K. Keith, and Anna Mae Miller and the late Donald G. Miller. The prospective groom is the grandson of Margie Price and the late Shelby Price and Geneva Chase and the late Earl Goff.

  • Supporting a culture of entrepreneurship

    As we work to fuel innovation, create jobs and drive our economy forward, it’s important that we take steps to encourage entrepreneurship.

    “All businesses once were start-ups founded by entrepreneurs,” noted Rick Johnson, program director for Kentucky Innovation Network at the Kentucky Science and Technology Corporation.

  • Lincoln lovers: don’t wait until October to enjoy history

    Lincoln Days takes place each October in LaRue County. However, Lincoln Lovers do not have to wait until autumn for maintenance doses of the 16th president.

    According to Iris LaRue, director of the Lincoln Museum in Hodgenville, there are many local and nearby destinations to keep history buffs steeped in the aura of the great man.

    “They are backyard treasures,” she said. “They are available all the time.”

    Lincoln Museum

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  • Bridgewater Scouts hold dedication for Union soldier

    The Bridgewater Scouts SVR Company and the A Company of the First Capital Guards will host a monument dedication 11 a.m., July 4, for a Union soldier who was murdered by Confederate guerilla soldiers in 1864.

    Corporal Thomas Crady served with the Union in the 26th Kentucky infantry.

    The ceremony will be at the Castleman Cemetery, which is located near the intersection of Hwy 1832 and Hwy 1607 in Hodgenville.

  • Early Childhood Council gets $7k

    Governor Steve Beshear announced last week that nearly $1 million in grants have been awarded to 55 Community Early Childhood Councils (CECCs) covering 84 Kentucky counties to promote school readiness for children. LaRue County received $7,000 in this funding cycle as part of the governor’s continuing commitment to improving care and education for Kentucky’s youngest citizens.