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Local News

  • Man injured in logging accident
  • Prenatal care critical for CHD babies

    When Gary Clifford Jr. and Chelsea Gray found out they were having a son they never imagined the journey they would endure for the next several months leading up to and following his birth and the courage they would find in helping their baby live and thrive.

  • LaRue County schools closed

    LaRue County schools are closed Tuesday, February 9 due to inclement weather.

  • Stephen Brown releases new book

    A former Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Park employee recently released his second book about the Underground Railroad entitled “A Promise Moon.”

    The Civil War era book is based on a true story about a slave woman who uses the Underground Railroad to find freedom. Author Stephen Brown of Louisville worked as an education specialist at the Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Park for four years from 2006 to 2010.

  • Understanding CPR as pro-life

    In wake of a recent bill in the Kentucky General Assembly that would require Kentucky public high school students to learn cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), one local couple is advocating the bill and also raising awareness for all heart related illnesses.

    Charlotte Richey, 4, of Hodgenville has a heart condition called catecholaminergic polymorphic ventricular tachycardia, which is more commonly referred to as CPMVT.

  • Searching for a solution

    What was originally deemed as something to not worry about has now turned into a nightmare for one local family.

    Logan Williams, 3, of Radcliff was born with what is referred to as a “club foot” on his left foot, which is a deformity where a person’s foot is turned inward. Doctors originally said that the club foot would be an easy fix, but after four braces, 42 casts and six surgeries, the so-called easy fix turned into something far more difficult.

  • Accident lead to DUI arrest

    A Green County woman was arrested for DUI after she wrecked her vehicle in Magnolia last Thursday. Authorities say Anita “Suzie” Ford, 52, of Summersville was traveling on Hwy 31 E when she attempted to turn on to Hornback Lane and missed the roadway. Hornback was not wearing her seatbelt at the time of the accident and she was transported to Hardin Memorial Hospital and her condition was unknown. She is charged with DUI and reckless driving.

  • Winter storm discussed at Fiscal Court meeting

    All LaRue County Fiscal Court magistrates expressed their gratitude to county road crews and farmers for their effort in clearing the roads of snow during last week’s storms.

    “I guess I got 60 calls for help, and you got to every one of them,” Ronald Dale Nunn, second district magistrate told Assistant County Road Supervisor David Wood as the court met yesterday at the courthouse in Hodgenville.

  • Abraham Lincoln Birthplace to host special birthday events

    The Abraham Lincoln Birthplace will host several special events to mark the 207th anniversary of the birth of Abraham Lincoln.

    The special events will take place on February 12, which is Lincoln’s birthday. All events are free and open to the public.

  • Jonas slams LaRue

    Winter Storm Jonas caused problems in LaRue County last week after the storm system moved across Kentucky dumping several inches of snow throughout the county.

    According to the National Weather Service, the weather station in Hodgenville received 3.2 inches of snow last Wednesday and seven inches of snow last Friday.