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  • Possible scam reported

    A Hodgenville man reported a possible scam to the LaRue County Attorney’s Office Monday.

    Charles Edlin received “official notification” that he won a prize in a consumer protection draw. Edlin said he had not entered any sweepstakes.

    The letter, which used the return address of a Texas insurance company, advised Edlin he should claim his $50,000 prize within 14 days. Enclosed was a check for $2,700 drawn on a Texas Bank with a phony address.

  • Hodgenville man charged with child porn

    A Hodgenville man, charged with sodomy and rape of a child in April, is facing additional charges of having pornographic images of children on his computer.

    Steven Lewis Tucker, 30, of 2142 Lincoln Farm Road, has been indicted on 213 counts of possession of matter portraying sexual performance by a minor.

    In May, a grand jury indicted him on five counts of incest, victim under age 12; four counts of first-degree sodomy, victim under age 12; one count of first-degree rape, victim under age 12; and one count of sexual abuse, victim under age 12.

  • City Cab provides service to Hodgenville

    City Cab has been operating in Hodgenville for a few weeks.

    The company, owned by Moe Mezyed, has been in business for eight years. Acting manager Jason Glickman of Hodgenville said they are active in Hodgenville already.

    The service is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week for transportation to just about anywhere. You can go from one end of Hodgenville to the other for $8. Depending on the distance, it could be less. City Cab will take you to the airport in Louisville for $85; children younger than 12 are free and each additional person is $5.

  • City Cab provides service to Hodgenville

    City Cab has been operating in Hodgenville for a few weeks.

    The company, owned by Moe Mezyed, has been in business for eight years. Acting manager Jason Glickman of Hodgenville said they are active in Hodgenville already.

    The service is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week for transportation to just about anywhere. You can go from one end of Hodgenville to the other for $8. Depending on the distance, it could be less. City Cab will take you to the airport in Louisville for $85; children younger than 12 are free and each additional person is $5.

  • City Cab provides service to Hodgenville

    City Cab has been operating in Hodgenville for a few weeks.

    The company, owned by Moe Mezyed, has been in business for eight years. Acting manager Jason Glickman of Hodgenville said they are active in Hodgenville already.

    The service is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week for transportation to just about anywhere. You can go from one end of Hodgenville to the other for $8. Depending on the distance, it could be less. City Cab will take you to the airport in Louisville for $85; children younger than 12 are free and each additional person is $5.

  • Man charged with role in theft of road signs

    A Hodgenville man has been charged with receiving stolen property under $10,000 after officers allegedly found four highway signs in his truck.

    Brandon Elliott Payton, 19, will answer the felony charge Oct. 28 in LaRue District Court.

    Payton was charged after Chief Deputy Marcus Jackson reportedly found  stop, curve, children at play and deer crossing signs in the bed of his pickup.

  • Kids Crew faces bleak financial future

    The LaRue County School System ended fiscal year 2009 with $9.8 million, according to an audit prepared by Stiles, Carter & Associates, P.S.C.

    The cash balance reflected $2.2 million increase in the general fund, Brian Woosley, accountant for the firm, told school board members Sept. 21. The primary reason for the increase was cost control measures and not spending contingency funds.

    The district improved its financial position through an increase of $1.8 million in net assets – land, improvements, buildings, vehicles and construction in process.

  • Lincoln Days festival schedule

    Festival schedule of events

    SATURDAY, OCT. 3

    7-9:30 a.m. – Hodgenville Woman’s Club Breakfast

    8 a.m. – Flag raising on Lincoln Square

    8:30 a.m. – Opening ceremonies

    9 a.m. – Vendor booths open, Lincoln Oratory Contest, live music and Tractor Show

    9:30 a.m. – Railsplitter Run 5K Run/1 mile walk

    10 a.m. – Hardin County Fair Squares, Quilt Show

    10:30 a.m. – Lincoln Look-A-Like Contest, Pioneer Games, Art Show

  • Lincoln Days festival wraps up Sunday

    SUNDAY, OCT. 4

    8 a.m. – Flag raising

    8:15 a.m. – Music from Eddie Black, Doug Gary and Jim Walters

    9 a.m. – Non-denominational church service, car show

    10 a.m. – Vendors open, art show, music from Mark DeWitt and Kim Webber

    11 a.m. – Heartland Brass

    Noon – Prime Time Band

    1 p.m. – Junell Street Band

    2 p.m. – Jordan Coppage and the Rock-A-Billy Band

    Entertainment order of appearance Sunday

    Eddie Black

  • School Board hires insurance consultant

    At its regular meeting Sept. 21, the LaRue County School Board agreed to hire R.C. Riley as an insurance consultant for the district. He will be paid $2,500 retainer.

    The consultant is to look over the district’s policies and make recommendations in an effort to consolidate or save money on premiums when possible.

    Superintendent Sam Sanders recommended Riley, saying he consults in Hardin and Nelson counties.