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  • PSC modifies Nolin RECC Rate Hike Request

    The Kentucky Public Service Commission (PSC) granted Nolin Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation a revenue increase on Wednesday, June 21 that is somewhat smaller than the amount requested by the electric distribution cooperative.

    With the rate increase granted by the PSC, a typical Nolin residential customer will see their average monthly electric bill rise by about $12 (11.4 percent), from about $106 to $118. That includes a $4.46 increase in the monthly customer charge, from the current $9.04 to $13.50. The new rates take effect immediately.

  • News of Record

    Property Transfers

    The following property transfers are listed as given on deeds at the LaRue County Clerk’s Office in Hodgenville.

    Coleman Grimes and Linda Grimes dba Grimes Farm Partnership and Paul E. Grimes and Elisabeth Grimes aka Elizabeth Grimes dba Grimes Farm Partnership to Grimes Farms, LLC, 24 Farm properties FMV recorded at the LaRue County Clerks Office (Approximately $4,162,238.)

    Mary Jeanette Lindsey to Mary Jeanette Lindsey and Christopher Robertson and Marie Robertson, tract 3 of Curtis W. Moore Ag division, FMV $73,000.

  • Shoffner sentence postponed

    The sentencing for former LaRue County Sheriff Bobby Shoffner has been postponed. Shoffner was scheduled to be sentenced in federal court for embezzlement at 10 a.m. on Thursday, September 21. According to Stephanie Collins, Public Affairs Officer with the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Shoffner is now scheduled to be formally sentenced at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, September 27 in the Gene Snyder U.S. Courthouse in Louisville.

  • Upcoming LaRue County bread baking class

    The LaRue County Homemaker organization is sponsoring a class on Baking and Breaking Bread Together at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, September 26 at the LaRue County Extension Office at 807 Old Elizabethtown Road in Hodgenville.

    No registration is required and the class is open to everyone. The instructor will be the Family and Consumer Sciences Agent from Breckinridge County and she will focus on the basics on bread making.

  • Retired Staff to Gather

    Retired staff members from the Abraham Lincoln Elementary campus and the former Buffalo and Magnolia Elementary Schools will gather at 6 p.m. on Thursday, October 19 for their annual dinner.

    This is the sixth year that the group of certified teachers as well as bus drivers and other classified staff have met to rekindle old friendships and fellowship. The event is open to anyone who served these schools during their career. Guests are also welcome.

  • Railsplitter Run prepares for more participants

    This year, the Lincoln Days committee has revamped one of their signature events, the Railsplitter Run, gearing it toward more competitive runners and aiming to attract more participants than in recent years. According to race organizer Carrie Warren, their hard work is already paying off.

  • Shoffner to be sentenced

    Former LaRue County Sheriff Bobby Shoffner will be sentenced in federal court for embezzlement this week.

    Shoffner, 58, of Hodgenville is scheduled to be formerly sentenced at 10 a.m. on Thursday, September 21 in the Gene Snyder U.S. Courthouse in Louisville.

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  • Antique tractor show returns to Lincoln Days

    A group with a love for antique tractors and engines have decided to bring a show about them back to Lincoln Days.

    The antique tractor show will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at CreekFront Park on Saturday, October 7. The show will feature antique tractors, antique engines and other unique demonstrations. The show is being coordinated by James Skaggs, Frank Hornback and Roy Hornback.