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  • Clark loves meeting people, sharing blessings

    For some, he is the man who takes your keys and waves you through the metal detector. But for others, Deputy LeRoy Clark of Hodgenville is more than a court security guard. He is a friendly face on good days and bad.

    “I get to meet a lot of people, and I try to have something positive to say to everyone,” Clark said. “It may be the only friendly face they see that day.”

    For the past 10 years, Clark has been working security at the Nelson County Justice Center, and as a bailiff in Drug Court.

  • 70 years of faithful service

    3,640 and counting. That describes the approximate number of consecutive times that a LaRue County man has attended Sunday School.

    Ed Fultz, 73, of Hodgenville has attended Sunday School for more than 70 years at Nolynn Baptist Church. He said he started when he was three-years-old when his mother Carrie Alice Hart took him.

  • Local Mark Twain impersonator to perform at State Theatre

    Mark Twain impersonator Curtis O’Dell of Hodgenville will perform at the State Theatre in Elizabethtown on Friday, January 8 at 7 p.m.

    Odell said he started impersonating Mark Twain in April 2015 after several people said he looked like the well-known American author and humorist. He said his impersonation includes him dressed in a white suit with a rocking chair, a pipe and other props associated with Mark Twain.

  • Lost in LaRue - December 30, 2015

    With the holidays and weather I haven’t been able to get out and adventure around LaRue County like I want to. Seems like one would need a good rain jacket and a pair of waders, maybe even a raft, to go anywhere right now. I’ll get out and take road trips again, the impulse to travel will overtake me and I may randomly have to pack up the kids and just hit the road for a few hours; it’s also a good way to make sure my youngest gets his nap.

  • Jail Log - December 30, 2015

    Bookings at the LaRue County Detention Center from Monday, December 21 to Monday, December 27.

    Derrick Bowen, 30, of Hodgenville was charged with first-degree wanton endangerment. He remains lodged in LCDC on bond. Arresting agency was the LaRue County Sheriff’s Department.

    Doyle Clements, 64, of Campbellsville was charged with theft by deception including cold checks under $10,000 and knowingly exploit adult by person greater than $300. He was later released from LCDC on bond. Arresting agency was the Kentucky State Police.

  • Hangin' with Heroes
  • Christmastime in LaRue
  • Ribbon cutting held for new Cosmetology School
  • The long road of adoption leads to a new addition

    We welcomed a child into our family in May.

    Samuel Bedane (B’donny) is the fourth child of my daughter, Amanda Higginbotham and her husband, Adam. He has big brown eyes, just like his three sisters – but it’s due to chance, not heredity.

    Bedane – or “Nonny” as he likes to call himself - is adopted.

    I met my granddaughters very soon after they were born. I learned their personalities, their likes and dislikes - their hearts - as they grew.

  • New Haven Youth Leadership Council