Local News

  • Magnolia man injured in intersection crash

     A Magnolia man was injured Monday in a two-vehicle crash.

  • PHOTO: Single-vehicle crash in downtown

    James Dwayne Barnes, 41, of Magnolia, lost control of the 1998 Chevrolet Corvette he was driving on Lincoln Boulevard about 5:30 p.m. Monday. Barnes told investigating officer Eddie Dockery that he was attempting to pass a truck when the Corvette left the roadway. It jumped the sidewalk, ran through some landscaping shrubs and bricks and came to rest in the City of Hodgenville parking lot at the corner of West Water Street.

  • 31-E curve reconstruction complete

     The reconstruction of three curves on U.S. 31-E between Hodgenville and New Haven is complete.

  • Fire Run

     Hodgenville Fire Department responded to two car fires about 2 p.m. Nov. 9 on Greensburg Street – at the same residence. The vehicles were near a house. A City Police unit blocked the roadway while the firefighters extinguished the blaze.

    No injuries were reported.

  • Police search for missing Bardstown teen

    The Nelson County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a Bardstown boy who has been missing since Oct. 15.

    Corey Wade Bogard, 16, is missing but believed to still be in the area, Nelson County Sheriff’s Detective Jonathan Snow said.

    He said Bogard went missing after he was supposed to go back to his uncle’s house from his aunt’s house.

    “His uncle has custody of him, and he also resides part of the time with his aunt,” Snow said.

  • 280,000 Kentuckians will have to change insurance under Obamacare

    About 280,000 Kentuckians will have to give up their current insurance policies, which are being discontinued because they don't comply with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, according to the state Department of Insurance.

  • Nelson property owners say surveyors trespassed

    Williams company representatives say they want to establish trust with landowners in negotiating for easements for the Bluegrass Pipeline. But some Nelson County residents say land agents or surveyors have been trespassing on their property.

    If that’s true, a Williams spokesman said, there will be consequences for the agents.

  • Bluegrass Pipeline gets easements in Nelson, LaRue

    The companies seeking to run a pipeline through Nelson County have secured 12 easements as of this week, according to papers filed with the Nelson County Clerk’s Office.

    Thirteen deeds filed Thursday show the companies looking to run the natural gas liquids pipeline paid out $161,128 to Nelson County property owners.

    The easements run along the county’s eastern border, ranging from the Bloomfield area down to New Haven. Landowners received between $6,500 and $19,540 for granting permanent 50-foot wide easements across their properties.

  • Pipeline gains six easements in county

    The companies planning to build a natural gas liquids pipeline across Kentucky have obtained six easements in LaRue County.
    The LaRue County Clerk’s office recorded six “memorandum of easement and right of way agreements” Oct. 31 along Dangerfield Road and East Leafdale Road.

  • Teen critical after wreck

    A Lyons Station man remains in critical condition at University Hospital in Louisville following a single vehicle crash Oct. 31.
    According to 911 records, a caller notified dispatch at 6:47 p.m. that lightning had struck a tree, causing it to fall across Lyons Station Road. A storm with strong winds and rain had entered the area.
    A Kia driven by Matthew “Reece” O’Bryan, 18, struck the tree just after 7 p.m., according to LaRue County Sheriff Merle Edlin.