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  • Park Service considers creation of national heritage area

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  • County plagued by wrecks over the holidays

    The Christmas holiday proved dangerous to motorists with at least three wrecks occurring last week.

    LaRue County Deputy Matt Darst investigated a three-vehicle crash on Old E’town Road about 7 p.m. Dec. 26.

    Kim Burns, 18, of Elizabethtown, was driving a 2006 Scion east when, according to witnesses, she attempted to pass two vehicles in a no passing zone. She ran off the right side of the roadway as she swerved to avoid a westbound vehicle. The Scion struck a grass embankment, skidded on its side and came to rest right side up.

  • Internet company's expansion encounters extended outage

    An internet service outage expected to last about four hours has stretched into a week for some customers of U.S. Digital Online.

    In the process of relocating a server Dec. 22, unexpected issues were encountered that have had staff members, including company President Doug Smith, working around the clock through the holiday period.

    “I haven’t even been able to celebrate Christmas with my family,” Smith said Tuesday.

  • School Board approves early release Fridays

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  • Rep. Guthrie files for re-election

    Landmark News Service

    First-term Congressman Brett Guthrie has filed to run for re-election in the 2nd Congressional District that includes  LaRue County.

    The Bowling Green Republican is the first candidate to file for the U.S. House seat. The deadline is Jan. 26.

    Guthrie defeated state Sen. David Boswell, an Owensboro Democrat, in the 2008 general election. The congressman has about $600,000 in the bank for the campaign. That is more than half what he spent last time, he said.

  • Magistrates approve energy-saving resolution

    LaRue County magistrates meeting at the courthouse in Hodgenville Dec. 22 approved a resolution which could save the county a lot of money on energy costs.

    Tommy Turner, LaRue County judge-executive, said if the competitive community development block grant is awarded, the money would go toward replacing existing courthouse windows with energy efficient ones, replacing the building's back door and retrofitting the front doors to make them more efficient.

  • Elizabethtown couple accused of identity theft

    An Elizabethtown couple has been summoned to LaRue District Court to answer charges of identity theft and theft by deception.

    Cedric Dennis, 36, and Brandi Dennis, 34, formerly of Glendale Road, are accused of using another person’s identity to have Direct TV service installed at their residence in 2008, then leaving the residence without returning the equipment.

    The Junction City woman who made the accusations said she is being billed by the company, according to court records.

  • Extra training required for LaRue School Board member

  • Headlines from the Herald News

    The LaRue County Herald News' final print edition of 2009 is delivered Wednesday to subscribers and available at local stores and single-copy machines.

    Here are some of the top headlines in this week's paper:

  • Local business is latest victim in burglary ring

    A Hodgenville business was burglarized Saturday, losing about $10,000 in merchandise.

    Someone cut a lock on the side door and broke a window to gain access to Smoketown II on South Lincoln Boulevard between 10:40 and 10:45 p.m., according to LaRue County Deputy Matt Darst. The building’s alarm was activated.Owner John Lewis estimated between $8,000 and $10,000 worth of Marlboro cigarettes were taken, Darst said.