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  • Woman injured in Sunday crash

    An Elizabethtown woman was injured in a head-on collision Sunday at the intersection of Shepherdsville Road and Salem Church Road.

    Dylan Milby, 16, of Magnolia, was driving a 1999 Saturn on Salem Church Road just before noon, according to LaRue County Deputy Doug Sherrard.

    He attempted to turn left onto Shepherdsville Road and pulled in front of a northbound 2007 Nissan Altima driven by Stephanie Vittitow, 27, of Elizabethtown.

    Vittitow attempted to avoid the collision, however, the Altima struck Milby’s vehicle in the driver’s side door.

  • KET tackles pipeline issue tonight
  • SUADE to perform at Rolling Fork Iron Horse Festival
  • Two collide
  • Two injured in crossroads crash

    Two people were injured Friday afternoon at the Wesley Meadows Church crossroads in a motor vehicle accident.

    Nathaniel D. Patterson, 23, of Hodgenville, was driving a 1993 Buick LeSabre Limited on N. L&N Turnpike about 4:45 p.m. Patterson told investigating officer, Deputy Robby Brownfield, he didn’t come to a complete stop and pulled into the path of a 2002 Buick Century Custom driven by Brieta J. Puryear, 17, of Hodgenville.

    Puryear was traveling west on Campbellsville Road. Both vehicles had severe front-end damage.

  • The Monarchs to perform at Cow Days

    Honk or moo if you like milk, Kool Aid and fall festivals.

    The 41st Greensburg Rotary Club Cow Days will offer fun, excitement and a cow that gives Kool-Aid, on the square Friday and Saturday Sept. 20-21.

    Kids can milk Annie the life-size, fiber glass Holstein and get their favorite flavor of Kool Aid. They will also have a great time bouncing around in the large inflatables presented by the Greensburg Baptist Church.

  • Iron Horse Festival is this weekend

    The annual Rolling Fork Iron Horse Festival in New Haven is Sept. 14.

    The festival’s theme is “Small Town, Big Dreams.”

    There will be several activities Saturday including a 5k Run/Fun Walk beginning at 8:30 a.m.

    Opening ceremonies will follow at 9:30 a.m. on stage 1 in the Town & Country Bank lot.

    Admission is free.

    A baby contest for children ages 0-48 months will be held 10-11:30 a.m. on stage 1.

    The little Miss/Mister New Haven pageant, for children ages 4-7, will follow at 11:30 a.m.

  • Pipeline update: State begins talks

    LaRue Fiscal Court has no plans to adopt a resolution about the proposed Bluegrass Pipeline.

    Magistrates Ronald Dale Nunn, W.L. Miller, Ricky Whitlock and Tony Stewart, last week said it is a “private” decision by individuals to allow a pipeline carrying highly-flammable natural gas liquids on their properties.

    Nunn said he had heard “more people for (the pipeline) than against it.” He said it was safer to transport the liquids through a pipeline than on Interstate 65.

    Stewart said he had heard from both sides of the issue.

  • Couple killed while working on car

    A LaRue County couple died Sept. 3 when a car they were working on fell on them.

    John Andrew Muir Jr., 56, and Chong Muir, 71, were found dead by their son, Danny Allen Muir, about 7:45 p.m. at their Munfordville Road home in the Tanner community.

    According to LaRue County Sheriff Merle Edlin, there were signs the couple had changed the oil in their son’s 2001 Chevrolet Impala and may have been working on the brakes. One of the wheels had been removed and it appeared the car had slipped off a small ramp.

  • Couple killed when car falls on them

     A LaRue County man returned home after work Tuesday night to find his parents trapped underneath a vehicle.

    According to LaRue County Sheriff Merle Edlin, John Muir, 56, and Chong Muir, 71, were found dead around 7:30 p.m. at their Munfordville Road home in the Tanner community

    The couple was working underneath a Chevrolet Impala when it apparently fell and trapped them, he said. They had changed the oil in the car and may have been working on the brakes when the car slipped from a brace.