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  • Fort Knox Federal outlines plans for Hodgenville

    Several Fort Knox Federal Credit Union employees and board members introduced themselves to LaRue County residents at brief groundbreaking program and reception Friday.

    President and CEO Bill Rissel said construction will begin immediately at 299 Lincoln Drive across from Hodgenville Elementary School. The property, purchased from Carl Howell Jr. and Sharon A. Howell, sold for $265,000.

    Carolyn Flanders Drake, executive vice president and a life-long LaRue County resident, said the new office should be complete by May.

  • No money for NATTBatt site in Glendale

    Hopes of establishing a lithium-ion battery research center and production facility in Glendale lost power Wednesday when federal development dollars went elsewhere.

    The National Alliance for Advanced Transportation Batteries consortium picked the industrial site along Interstate 65 and Kentucky 222. Their announcement in April included the prospect of 2,000 new jobs but was contingent on receiving Department of Energy funding. The not-for-profit NAATBatt group had requested between $300 and $400 million.

  • Churches plan clothing outreach at meeting Tuesday

    A clothing closet outreach is being organized by First Baptist Church and Parkway Baptist Church. These churches invite other community churches to become involved by donating gently used clothing. Tentatively, collection will be at First Baptist gym prior to distribution. Distribution will be once each quarter to students and families that indicate a need.

    A meeting is planned for 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 11, at First Baptist on Tonieville Road in Hodgenville.

    All interested churches and individuals are invited to attend.

    For more information, call 358-3193.

  • 12 people charged by sealed indictment

    Twenty sealed indictments were opened in court Monday. A dozen people face charges ranging from drug trafficking to cultivation of marijuana.

  • 12 people charged by sealed indictment

    Twenty sealed indictments were opened in court Monday. A dozen people face charges ranging from drug trafficking to cultivation of marijuana.

  • 12 people charged by sealed indictment

    Twenty sealed indictments were opened in court Monday. A dozen people face charges ranging from drug trafficking to cultivation of marijuana.

  • Man ordered to repay $78,482.36 to state

    A former Magnolia man has been ordered to return $78,482.36 to the Kentucky State Treasury after being found guilty of welfare fraud in LaRue Circuit Court.

    Robert Caughron, 37, who now lives in Salesville, Ohio, was sentenced to  two years, suspended and probated for five years. He also was ordered to begin making payments of $100 per month to the treasury department beginning in September.

  • Man ordered to repay $78,482.36 to state

    A former Magnolia man has been ordered to return $78,482.36 to the Kentucky State Treasury after being found guilty of welfare fraud in LaRue Circuit Court.

    Robert Caughron, 37, who now lives in Salesville, Ohio, was sentenced to  two years, suspended and probated for five years. He also was ordered to begin making payments of $100 per month to the treasury department beginning in September.

  • Trial date set for deputy jailer charged with felony theft

    A trial date has been set for a former LaRue County deputy jailer facing 11 counts of felony theft in Indiana.

    Jennie McGee, 46, of Falls of Rough was arrested on fugitive charges by Kentucky State Police at her workplace Feb. 8.

    She pleaded not guilty to the charges and will be tried by jury Oct. 12, according to Perry County, Ind., court documents. Two days have been reserved for the trial. Pre-trial conference is Sept. 9.

  • Glen Rice concert set for Friday

    Glen Rice, Family and Friends Musical Concert Series continues at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 7.

    The concert, featuring former educator Rice, Pat Portman and the 44 Country Band, Allen Hilbert and Ronnie Benningfield, will be held at the Hardin County Schools Performing Arts Center at John Hardin High School north of Elizabethtown.

    The concert includes the “Future Star” series where local and regional entertainers will have the chance to show off their musical skills.