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  • News of Record - December 20, 2017

    COURT BRIEFS

    Kristopher Jay Bundy waived his case to the LaRue County Grand Jury. He is charged with first degree fleeing or evading police on foot, third degree assault of a police officer, second degree assault (domestic violence), endangering the welfare of a minor, first degree wanton endearment, first degree unlawful imprisonment and abandonment of a minor.

    Jason Clark failed to appear and had a bench warrant issued for his arrest.

    Ricardo Mendez Cocoletzi failed to appear and had a bench warrant issued for his arrest.

  • Church Calendar - December 20, 2017

    Live Nativity

    Magnolia Baptist Church will host a live nativity from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, December 22. Live animals, hot chocolate, and hot apple cider. The church is located at 4727 L & N Turnpike in Magnolia. For more information call 502-349-5143 or 270-324-3535. The event is free and everyone is welcome to attend.

    Steadfast Christmas Eve Service

  • North American International Livestock Expo
  • LCHS graduate makes Transylvania Univ. dean’s list

    Joseph Gearon of Hodgenville has been named to the Transylvania University dean’s list for the 2017 winter term. Gearon, a graduate of LaRue County High School, is an Economics major.

    To be named to the dean’s list, a student must achieve at least a 3.5 grade point average in a term.

  • Grain Entrapment project

    Grain entrapments continue to be a significant and deadly danger at farming operations across the nation. Farmers enter grain storage bins and, if equipment is not secure, could find themselves quickly submerged.

    This past weekend a collaborative partnership between the KY Department of Agriculture Farm Safety Program, Dixie Firefighters Association, KCTCS State Fire/Rescue Training, The University of Kentucky, and the Southeast Center for Agricultural Health and Injury Prevention, came together in LaRue County making available equipment used for these types of rescues.

  • Linking Logs to Lincoln’s time

    The whirr of a drill could be heard at Abraham Lincoln’s Boyhood Home at Knob Creek near Athertonville Monday as a team of students from the University of Tennessee took tiny core samples from the four walls of the site’s log cabin. Led by Dr. Henri D. Grissino-Mayer, a new study conducted by the university’s Geography Department will use dendrochronology—the science of dating tree rings—to determine the age of the cabin’s logs that could trace back to Abraham Lincoln’s lifetime.

  • Struggles of autism

    A LaRue County mother is hoping to raise more awareness about autism as she looks for possible avenues to help her autistic son.

    Jessica Helm of Hodgenville said her son Xander was like any other boy until one day when he was two-years-old; she took him to the doctor because she noticed something was not right.

    “I knew something was wrong and I told our doctor that something was wrong,” Jessica said. “They said it was a speech delay. I said no, it’s something more.”