Local News

  • BIRTH: Hagerdash

    Steven and Miranda Hagerdash of New Haven announce the birth of a son, Sawyer Mason Hagerdash, born at 7:34 p.m. June 30, 2014, at Hardin Memorial Hospital.

    Sawyer Mason weighed 7 pounds 15 ounces and was 19-inches long.

    He was welcomed home by a brother, Jayden, 5.

    Maternal grandparents are Michael and Connie Gardner of Hodgenville. Paternal grandmother is Denise Shoffner of Hodgenville.

    Great-grandparents are W.T. Gardner and the late Doris Gardner; Violet Druien and the late Kenneth Druien; and the late John and Helen Hagerdash.

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  • Simms joins Primary Care Associates

    Kelly Simms, P.A., P.T., has joined KentuckyOne Primary Care Associates, formerly Bardstown Ambulatory Care. The office is located at 118 Patriot Drive, Suite 102, in Bardstown.

    She received her bachelor of health sciences degree in physical therapy from the University of Kentucky, and her master of science degree in physician assistant studies from UK.

    She can be reached at 502-350-1022.

  • Lincoln National named a ‘healthy bank’

    Lincoln National Bank was named to the 2014 edition of the Top-200 Healthiest Banks in America that DepositAccounts just released. Lincoln National stood out in all of the primary evaluation categories, including Texas ratio, deposit growth and capitalization.

    Lincoln National Bank was 125th on the nationwide list. Every federally insured bank in the United States – more than 6,500 – is evaluated.

    Lincoln National, established in 1930, has 70 employees at three branches in Hodgenville, and one in Bardstown.

  • Talk to your teen about money

    Arguments over finances are a common problem in many families, regardless of income, age and education. They are often due to inadequate family communication in general. Beginning to include your children in age-appropriate discussions about family finances is a great first step to helping them learn to value money and spend it wisely.

    If parents never talk with their children about money, they are not providing their children with the guidance and hands-on financial experience needed when they begin to spend money of their own.

  • Relay for Life 2015 will move to Lincoln Square

    LaRue County’s Relay for Life 2015 is underway with six teams already signing on including Magnolia Bank, Circle of Friends, Freedom Angels, Veirs Crew Keeping the Faith, Becky’s Team, and Living Strong. To date, nearly $2,500 has been collected toward the new goal of $46,350.

  • Teen’s mission: Help Me Help Others

    How did you spend your time when you were 6 years old? If you were like most children, you probably spent it playing.

    Gatlin Constant was different. He enjoyed playing with his friends and toys – but he also raised money and collected food for the underprivileged. After hearing about areas of Africa that needed churches, Gatlin took it upon himself to raise the money. In the end, he was recognized by his church for the commitment and time it took to complete the goal he set for himself.

  • Governor announces Ky. 470 project

    Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear spent about an hour in LaRue County Thursday, as he announced a $300,000 construction project.

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet announced days earlier that portions of Ky. 470 between Ky. 61 and Ky. 210 will be realigned. The contract is expected to be awarded by the end of the year.

  • Village Post Office to open in Magnolia

    A new branch of the post office, called a village post office (VPO) is opening this month at Decades restaurant in Magnolia Mall.

    VPOs are a relatively new installation, having started about two years ago. According to Kentuckiana VPO Coordinator Nick Walker, Kentucky and southern Indiana have the most VPOs of any region in the United States. Buffalo has a VPO in Y-Not-Stop as well as the main post office on Greensburg Road.

  • Haunted Houses and Family Ghosts of Kentucky features frights from LaRue, Hardin, Nelson

    The University Press of Kentucky has released a paperback edition of Haunted Houses and Family Ghosts of Kentucky by William Lynwood Montell.