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Local News

  • Woman injured in Tanner Road crash

     A single vehicle accident on Tanner Road left one woman injured Feb. 14.

  • Man faces charges after motorcycle crash

     A Louisville man is facing charges after allegedly crashing a motorcycle while fleeing an officer.

  • Friends, family recall Virgil Pearman

     Virgil Pearman was best known for his work as a homebuilder and his service in Kentucky’s General Assembly. But those closest to him recalled the late legislator as putting family first.

  • Magnolia loses power after van strikes cable

    A single vehicle accident caused a brief power outage near Magnolia last Wednesday.
    Tyler Staples, 20, of Upton Talley Road was driving a 1999 Plymouth minivan owned by Katherine Sallee, southbound on Highway 357 near the intersection of Bud’s Lake Road and Munfordville Road when he lost control of the vehicle, according to LaRue County Sheriff’s Deputy Russell McCoy.
    The van ran off the southbound side of the roadway up an embankment before crossing over and striking a brace cable for a power line.

  • Former firefighter dies in crash

     A former LaRue County firefighter died Feb. 14 as a result of injuries sustained in a single vehicle crash just outside of Hodgenville city limits. 

  • Family, friends remember Virgil Pearman

    Virgil Pearman was best known for his work as a homebuilder and his service in Kentucky’s General Assembly. But those closest to him recalled the late legislator as putting family first.

    Pearman was born outside Hodgenville, in the Leafdale community. The homestead is now the site of the LaRue County Environmental and Education Research Center which preserves the homestead of his parents, Robert and Anna Belle Pearman.

  • Plans continue for New Haven senior center

    The New Haven Board of Commissioners regular monthly meeting turned into more of a workshop on building and design as they met Thursday with the lead architect renovating Barry Hall into a new senior citizen and community center.

    The center will serve residents of Nelson and LaRue Counties.

  • Virgil Pearman dies

    Former state representative and state senator Virgil Pearman, 78, of Radcliff died Friday, Feb. 17, at Hardin Memorial Hospital.

    Pearman, a U.S. Army veteran, also owned V.L. Pearman Builder & Development Inc. in Radcliff and served as past president of the Lincoln Trail Home Builders Association.

  • United Way of Central Kentucky poised to break campaign record

    Although the United Way of Central Kentucky’s 2011 campaign goal of $1,025,000 is ambitious, local businesses and individuals have been stepping up to the challenge, raising more than $1,000,000 so far.

  • Legal Aid Clinics

    The Legal Aid Society, 416 W. Muhammad Ali Blvd., Louisville, will hold free legal clinics in February. Each session will be held at that location unless otherwise stated.
    A reservation for each clinic is required. Contact the Legal Aid Society at (502) 584-1254 to make your reservation.
    •Foreclosure Clinic - 4 p.m. Feb. 16; 11 a.m. Feb. 21; 4 p.m. Feb. 23; 11 a.m. Feb. 28. Attorneys will be on hand to answer questions about foreclosures and provide advice on alternatives to foreclosure.