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Today's News

  • Court Briefs - October 9, 2013

    Pleaded guilty
    Jeffrey Dean Dailey (1980) pleaded guilty Sept. 16 in LaRue Circuit Court to first-degree possession of controlled substance (methamphetamine); and buy or possession of drug paraphernalia.

    The commonwealth attorney recommended three years, and 12 months, respectively, with all time to run concurrently and probated for three years. Charges of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of drugs and alcohol, failure to wear seatbelt and persistent felony offender were dismissed.

  • State Theater

    “Lee Daniels’ The Butler” is coming to the Historic State Theater in Elizabethtown for a three-day run in late November.

    The movie will have five showtimes over the three days, debuting at 7 p.m. Thanksgiving Day.
     

  • Woman ordered to have no contact with clerk

    Donna J. Rodehaver, 61, of Hodgenville, received a diverted 12-month sentence on a charge of fourth-degree assault on Oct. 2 in LaRue District Court.

    Rodehaver was ordered to have “no contact whatsoever” with Hodgenville City Clerk MaDonna Hornback.

    Rodehaver was accused of striking Hornback on her back on Aug. 28 at Sunrise Manor Nursing Home.

    The charge will be dismissed in 12 months if Rodehaver abides by the terms of diversion.

  • Blessing of the animals
  • Members share history of Wesley Meadows; Final of two-part story

    Two headstones discovered in the cemetery belong to Josh and Susan Bayne, ancestors of one of Wesley Meadows’ oldest members, Helen Bayne Clark, 100, who was unaware that any of her relatives were buried in the cemetery.

  • Fundrai$ers - October 9, 2013

    Tractor Show: Gary Rock fundraiser
    A tractor show to benefit Gary Rock, who was injured in a farm accident, will be 2-5 p.m. Nov. 2 at Sportsman’s Lake, Hodgenville. Donation of $10 to enter show by Oct. 25. To enter, contact Megan Dohn at 270-766-2703 or Carla Hoffie at 270-763-7762.

    Yard Sale: Santa’s Helpers
    Santa’s Helpers will hold a yard sale 8 a.m. Oct. 12 at the LaRue County Fairgrounds. Proceeds will be used to purchase new toys for children at Christmas.

  • Outreach program turns ‘Boys to Men’

    “Boys to Men” – an outreach program that seeks to place positive role models in the lives of young boys – will be introduced to the community Oct. 12.

    Rev. Aaron L. Moss, pastor and program director at Lane Lincoln CME Church, said the program “began as a vision from God.”

    “I met with the men at Lane Lincoln CME Church and they just embraced the idea.”

  • Lincoln Days Railsplitting Results

    PROFESSIONAL
    First – Bill Thomas, Upton – 5 minutes, 8 seconds
    Second – Ray Lee Nunn, Sonora – 7 minutes, 10 seconds
    Third – Jason Nunn, Sonora – 13 minutes, 55 seconds
     
    AMATEUR
    First – Jeremy Nichols – 5 minutes, 8 seconds
    Second – Justin Rock – 5 minutes, 10 seconds
    Third – Jacob Ovesen – 8 minutes, 3 seconds
     
    JUNIOR

  • MAXINE; Correction - October 9, 2013

    Last week’s story about the Maxine store contained an inaccuracy.

    Kathy Ross, a granddaughter of Albert Hazle, who built the store, provided the correct information.

    Albert Hazle was born in 1901.

    He and his wife Ora opened the store in the early 1920s. It was located about a quarter mile from the Ky. 357 and 1517 crossroads.

    Ross’ father, Charles “Red” Hazle, was born in Maxine.

  • Another delay in murder case

    It has been nearly two years since the body of Kristie Lynne Allen was found inside a Buffalo home. The 28-year-old, who was house-sitting for a friend, was found wrapped in a comforter by her mother.

    Allen’s mother allegedly witnessed Abdullah White, then 35, and Samantha JoDale Kolley, then 19, fleeing the house in her daughter’s car.

    White has been charged with Allen’s murder and burglarizing the house. His trial has been set for July 28, 2014. He remains lodged in the Hart County Jail under $2 million bond.