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  • Radcliff man enters plea to avoid trial

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  • Memorial Building featured on ornament

    The Lincoln Museum’s annual collectible Christmas ornament continues the Lincoln Bicentennial theme.

    The white ornament, seventh in a series of eight, features the Memorial Building that houses the traditional birth cabin at the Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Park. The photo was taken by a park employee during a February snow.

    An ill-timed ice storm canceled the Lincoln Bicentennial celebration at the park Feb. 12, but staff commemorated the 200th birthday of the 16th president despite the weather. The ceremony was moved to LaRue County High School.

  • More arrests related to death of Hodgenville man

    A wave of arrests swept across Nelson County as the Sheriff’s Department snapped up five suspects Friday associated with the death of a LaRue County man.

    Indicted in relation to the killing of Donald Carey Marshall were Maurice Greenwell, 45, New Haven; Stephen Austin Howard, 37, New Haven; and Joseph Dennis Sweeney, 42, New Haven, according to a statement from the Nelson County Sheriff's Department.

  • Hodgenville projects delayed

    A combination of cold weather and the holiday schedule has delayed a pair of projects in Hodgenville, Mayor Terry Cruse told city council members Dec. 14.

    The Greensburg Street water tower project will “get going as soon as weather permits,” Cruse said. The new tower will be constructed on land adjacent to the LaRue County Fairgrounds.

    The lights at Creekfront Park are on hold until city workers can place the conduit. The project probably won’t be completed this month.

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  • Louisville man charged after flipping vehicle

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  • Railway Museum gets New Haven's help on grant

    The New Haven Board of Commissioners agreed to act as the fiscal agent for a grant the Kentucky Railway Museum is seeking.

    If awarded, the museum staff hopes to use the T-21 federal transportation enhancement grant to repair one of its most historic bridges.

    The approximately 200-foot-long double camel back trestle bridge is the largest of seven bridges in the 17 miles of track cared for by the museum,

  • H1N1 clinic provides 261 vaccinations

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  • Rumpke modifies collection schedule

  • Hunting banned at McDougal Lake

    A locked gate on city-owned property led to a face-off between hunters and landowners at the Hodgenville City Council meeting Monday night.

    The meeting ended with the council voting unanimously to close McDougal Lake, a 90-acre lake on Ky. 470, to hunters.

    For the last 20 or so years, hunting has been permitted around the lake. An ordinance limited sportsmen to archery, black powder rifles or shotguns, but otherwise, there were few restrictions on deer or duck hunters.

  • Santa's Helpers make run today

    For 43 years, the uniquely local Santa’s Helpers organization has spent every Christmas Eve distributing new and gently used toys and clothing to children and food baskets to those in need.

    The project headed by Snookie MorrIson, have five stops planned Thursday for its Santa Bus, a refurbished school bus.

    Here's the schedule of stops: