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  • KENTUCKY STATE POLICE UPDATE - LaRue County High School Principal arrested

    KENTUCKY STATE POLICE UPDATE - The Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch, assisted by KSP Post-4 Elizabethtown, arrested Stephen K. Goodlett on charges related to possession and distribution of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor.

  • Task Force on Vulnerable Kentuckians coming to LaRue

    24th District State Representative Terry Mills recently announced that the House Task Force on Vulnerable Kentuckians will hold its fifth meeting at 10 a.m. (EDT) on Friday, October 14 at the LaRue County High School in Hodgenville.

    House Speaker Greg Stumbo established the Task Force on Vulnerable Kentuckians, made up of a bipartisan group of state representatives, to study issues and problems that affect Kentucky’s population in need of support.

  • UWCK, LaRue Co. food pantry continue to help others

    United Way of Central Kentucky recently kicked off if annual fundraising campaign and one particular LaRue County food pantry is a direct recipeient of the success of UWCK’s efforts.

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  • FKFCU launches food drive

    Fort Knox Federal Credit Union today launched a food drive in conjunction with Feeding America, Kentucky’s Heartland to collect donated non-perishable food items to fight hunger during the holiday season.

    “We have collection barrels at each of our branch locations and we encourage our members to donate a canned good or other non-perishable food item that will be given to Feeding America and its network of local food pantries and meal programs,” said Ray Springsteen, President and CEO of Fort Knox Federal Credit Union.

  • Hurricane affects local family

    The magical getaway to Disney World for one LaRue County family was interrupted by Hurricane Matthew last Friday.

    Patty McDowell Holbert of Buffalo said her family of ten adults and four children had spent last week at Disney World in Orlando, Florida on vacation. The vacation was interrupted by Hurricane Matthew as it slammed the east coast of Florida last Friday, which resulted in the park closing on Thursday afternoon and all day Friday before opening back up on Saturday.

  • Faith means everything in the fight

    When it comes to fighting breast cancer, one decade long survivor said a strong faith and support system means everything to those fighting the disease.

    Kaye Curle of Hodgenville was diagnosed with breast cancer in February 2002 after a lump was found on one of her breasts during an annual mammogram.

  • Man arrested for meth trafficking

    A Hodgenville man was arrested for meth and marijuana trafficking last Thursday, October 6 after being pulled over by police for speeding.

    Dakota R. Taylor, 20, of Hodgenville was pulled over for speeding 24 mph over the speed limit. According to LaRue County Sheriff’s Deputy, Nick Pruitt, Taylor was observed traveling 79 mph in a 55 mph zone and was not wearing a seatbelt.

  • Helping others cope with Alzheimer's

    A LaRue County author who has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s is helping others cope with the disease through his writing.

    Paul Hornback of Hodgenville had a book signing last Thursday at the LaRue County Public Library for his recently published book “God Still Remembers Me: Devotions for facing Alzheimer’s Disease with Faith.” The book is the second edition to the first book he wrote with the same title in 2013.

  • Short agenda at city meetings

    It was a light agenda for both the Red Hill Cemetery Commission and Hodgenville City Council meetings on Monday.

    The Red Hill Cemetery Commission, which is made up of the Hodgenville City Council, met first at city hall. No action was taken during the meeting except for the approval of the July meeting minutes.