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  • Drive sober or get pulled over

    To help save lives this holiday season, Hodgenville City Police Department is launching a special “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” crackdown to stop impaired drivers and to save lives on our roadways.

    Officers will be aggressively looking for impaired drivers and will arrest anyone caught driving impaired. Enforcement efforts will include sobriety checkpoints and saturation patrols. The special enforcement crackdown will run through Jan. 1.

  • Drive sober or get pulled over

    To help save lives this holiday season, Hodgenville City Police Department is launching a special “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” crackdown to stop impaired drivers and to save lives on our roadways.

    Officers will be aggressively looking for impaired drivers and will arrest anyone caught driving impaired. Enforcement efforts will include sobriety checkpoints and saturation patrols. The special enforcement crackdown will run through Jan. 1.

  • One injured in three-vehicle crash

     A Magnolia man was injured Monday in a three-car crash on Lincoln Parkway.

  • PHOTO: Car caution

     A visitor to the LaRue County Courthouse Monday received a fright when her vehicle went over a concrete stop in the parking lot. No one was injured in the mishap and the vehicle was driven away.

  • Dinky's Magic Show and Christmas Spectacular is Sunday

     Dinky Gowen will present his 19th annual Kid’s Day Christmas Spectacular on Sunday, Dec. 16.

  • Farrar's art takes Best of Show

     Forget the traditional French beret, easel, palette and paintbrushes when Elizabeth Farrar sits down to create a work of art.

  • Deputy involved in fatal shooting

    A reported reckless driver has died after being shot by a LaRue County deputy.

    About 9:24 p.m. Friday, LaRue County Dispatch received a call regarding a reckless driver, according to Kentucky State Trooper Norman Chaffins.

    Deputy James “Eric” Williamson responded, located the vehicle and attempted to make a traffic stop by engaging his emergency equipment. Chaffins said the driver, identified as Thomas E. Ferguson, 38, of Magnolia, ignored the deputy’s signal to stop and a vehicle pursuit ensued.

  • Communicare therapist receives state award

     The service of a local therapist first garnered the attention of a Heartland Elementary School employee and, now, of the entire state.

    Suzanne Page Combs, an off-site therapist for Communicare who works in local elementary schools, was awarded the Betty Triplett Award from the Kentucky Partnership for Families and Children. The award goes to a professional who has gone beyond the requirements in service to the mental health field, among other things. Combs was nominated by Janet Robinson, the family resource coordinator at Heartland Elementary School.

  • Teen honored for service to fallen officer

     The City of Hodgenville honored a 15-year-old Wednesday for the compassion he showed to a dying police officer.

  • Riders injured when motorcycles collide

     Two men were injured Saturday when their motorcycles collided near Buffalo.