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  • College develops Army 101 class online

    Elizabethtown Community and Technical College, One Knox and the Lincoln Trail Workforce Investment Board, working together with their Army partners are offering a new online course, Army 101, that can help people better prepare for future jobs at Fort Knox. 

  • Truck Sales owners plead guilty to fraud

    The three former owners of LaRue County Truck Sales have entered guilty pleas in LaRue Circuit Court to charges of defrauding creditors and customers.

    Kenneth D. Bailey, 68, and his wife Linda Gardner Bailey, 64, formerly of Arlington, Texas, and their partner Steve Sweat, 42, of Lexington, Tenn., pleaded guilty to 15 counts of theft by deception, complicity; 30 counts of theft by failure to make required disposition of property over $300, complicity; and 15 counts of defrauding a secured creditor over $100, complicity.

  • Custody battle may be at root of Bardstown murder-suicide

    A custody battle is the apparent reason for a murder-suicide involving a 21-month-old, according to officials and family.

    Timothy L. Frazier, 28, and his 21-month-old son, Cole Lance Frazier, were found dead by Nelson County Sheriff’s deputies Tuesday at 110 Tree Top Drive.

  • Custody battle may be at root of Bardstown murder-suicide

    A custody battle is the apparent reason for a murder-suicide involving a 21-month-old, according to officials and family.

    Timothy L. Frazier, 28, and his 21-month-old son, Cole Lance Frazier, were found dead by Nelson County Sheriff’s deputies Tuesday at 110 Tree Top Drive.

  • Custody battle may be at root of Bardstown murder-suicide

    A custody battle is the apparent reason for a murder-suicide involving a 21-month-old, according to officials and family.

    Timothy L. Frazier, 28, and his 21-month-old son, Cole Lance Frazier, were found dead by Nelson County Sheriff’s deputies Tuesday at 110 Tree Top Drive.

  • Planning and zoning meeting rescheduled

    The May 14 meeting of Land of Lincoln Planning and Zoning was not held as a quorum of members was not present.

    The meeting will be held 7 p.m. May 28 at the fiscal courtroom.

    Rezonings requested are:

    •1.22 acres on Presidential Boulevard. from highway business to single family residential;

    •One acre at 891 Veirs Road from agricultural to single family residential;

  • E'town man dies in crash

    An Elizabethtown man died as a result of injuries suffered in a single-ehicle crash Monday.

    About 8:45 a.m., a 2000 Chevrolet Tahoe driven by Marshall H. Cox, 62, was traveling east on KY 210 when it ran off the left shoulder of the roadway, striking a tree.

    The airbag was deployed. Cox was not wearing a seatbelt and was dead at the scene.

    The crash is being investigated by Trooper Brian Mouser. 

  • City offers free movie night

    If the poor economy has forced you to slash your family’s entertainment budget, a city-sponsored “Movie Night” may be just the ticket.

    Saturday, the City of Hodgenville will show “Stuart Little,” a 1999 movie based on the E.B. White novel of the same name. The movie will be shown at the Hodgenville Civic Center, formerly First Baptist Church of Hodgenville. No admission will be charged.

  • Jobless rate up in county

    Unemployment rates rose in all 120 Kentucky counties between March 2008 and March 2009, according to the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.

    LaRue County’s rate was 12.7 percent, up from 12.4 percent in February and more than double the rate of a year ago. In March 2008, LaRue’s unemployment rate was 6.2 percent.

    In the Lincoln Trail area, Grayson County had the highest rate – 14 percent. Hardin County’s was lowest at 10.5 percent.

  • 194 seniors to graduate tonight at LCHS

    Friday night, 194 seniors will graduate from LaRue County High School.

    As in years past, organizers expect a packed house of relatives and friends in the gymnasium, but a new air conditioning system should help keep everyone cool.

    Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for the 8 p.m. ceremony. No reserved seating; handicapped seating will be available.

    Valedictorian Hannah Canter, daughter of Gary and D.J. Canter, and salutatorian Chelsie Morrison, daughter of Nathan and Sarah Graham, will speak to the crowd.