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Local News

  • Snowy weather closes school, causes problems for motorists

    LaRue County Schools were closed Monday after the first snowfall of the season blanketed roadways.

    Kentucky Transportation Cabinet road crews began salting roadways late Sunday as temperatures dropped and rain turned to snow.

    The LaRue County Sheriff’s office stayed busy working non-injury accidents throughout the evening and early morning.

    Deputy Robbie Brownfield responded to a collision outside Mount Sherman Sunday night. Two vehicles struck cattle that were on Ky. 61. Dark and rainy conditions likely contributed to the crashes.

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  • Legal Aid Clinics

    The Legal Aid Society, 416 W. Muhammad Ali Blvd., Louisville, will hold free legal clinics in November and December. Each session will be held at that location unless otherwise stated.

    Contact the Legal Aid Society at 502-584-1254 to make a reservation.

    Divorce Clinic – 9:30 a.m. Nov. 20; 9:30 a.m. Dec. 11. Clients will receive assistance from attorneys in filling out all of the necessary paperwork to file for a divorce.

  • Hodgenville woman in CU opera

    Two operas will be performed Nov. 23 and 24 at The Gheens Recital Hall at 210 University Drive, Campbellsville.

    The first opera to be performed is titled “Amahl and the Night Visitors” by Gian-Carlo Menotti. This opera is one act long and will be performed in English. It was the first opera commissioned especially for TV.

  • Republicans choose leadership

    The Senate Republican conference elected Nov. 13, the following leadership team for the 114th Session of Congress: Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky) as Senate Republican Leader, John Cornyn (R-Texas) as Senate Republican Whip, John Thune (R-South Dakota) as Senate Republican Conference Chairman, John Barrasso (R-Wyoming) as Senate Republican Policy Chairman, Roy Blunt (R-Missouri) as Senate Republican Vice Conference Chairman, and Roger Wicker (R-Mississippi) as National Republican Senatorial Committee Chairman.

  • Grand jury hands down indictments

    Several people were indicted by a Hart County grand jury.

    Justin C. Caswell, 30, of Upton, was charged with criminal mischief, first degree, and complicity, theft by unlawful taking or disposition (between $500 and $10,000), and complicity, and of being a persistent felony offender. He is charged with damaging the property of Jackson Logging and taking lumber, logs and diesel fuel.

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  • Remember the ‘s’ when shopping online

    Remember safety first when online shopping. Obviously when shopping online, you are entering a tremendous amount of personal information including your name, phone number and address, not to mention your credit card information. Always make certain that you are using a personal/home computer for online shopping. Public computers, such as at work or the public library, may store information that someone could access later.