Today's News

  • Man suspected in theft of checks, jewelry

    A Bardstown man is suspected of forging thousands of dollars in checks and selling jewelry from a Hodgenville burglary.

    Stuart Brent Kirtley, 30, was arrested Tuesday, April 16 after a Cox’s Creek man complained his checkbook had been stolen the day before.

    According to a press release, Bardstown Police discovered that 12 checks had been forged. Eleven were cashed for a total of $4,255.

    Bardstown Police recovered the stolen checkbook.

  • No injuries reported in downtown wreck

    Hodgenville City Police investigated a two-vehicle crash that occurred about 6 p.m. Tuesday.
    Danny Rock, 55, of Slack Road, was driving a 2005 Chevrolet Silverado on E. Forest when he pulled into the path of a 2012 Toyota driven by Ronald Smith, 67, of White City Road.
    Rock's truck overturned upon impact, coming to rest on its side in the intersection.
    LaRue County EMS responded to the scene but no one was transported to the hospital, according to Chief Steve Johnson.

  • SpringHaven cancels GRACE Conference

    SpringHaven domestic violence shelter has canceled its upcoming Get Real And Create Excellence women's conference, but a reality TV star still will speak in Elizabethtown as planned.

  • Lincoln Trail Career Centers accepting applications

     Lincoln Trail Career Centers are taking applications for summer and fall classes for job-seekers interested in advancing their skill sets through training opportunities. Programs vary from short-term up to two years and are available for high-skill, high-demand occupations in fields such as health care, computer and information technology, advanced manufacturing and new automotive. Financial assistance is available for those who qualify.

  • 'The Seven Last Words of Christ' presented April 30 at Campbellsville University

     Campbellsville University's School of Music will present the university's concert chorus in a performance of the cantata, “The Seven last Words of Christ,” by French composer Theodore Dubois'.

    The event will take place 8 p.m. Monday, April 30 in CU's Ransdell Chapel at 401 N. Hoskins Ave., Campbellsville.

    Dr. David Hedrick, assistant professor of music at CU, will be directing the chorus as CU's orchestra accompanies them with student soloists.

  • Brockman Center hosts informational session on master's programs

     Campbellsville University’s Porter-Bouvette School of Business and Economics will host a series of informational sessions across the Commonwealth for the Master of Business Administration and Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership programs.

    An information session is available 5-7 p.m. May 10 in Hodgenville at Campbellsville University’s Brockman Education Center, room 110, located at 813 Old Elizabethtown Road.

  • Trees make way for larger power lines near substation

     Last week, workers with Asplundh cut and trimmed about two dozen trees in the Ovesen Heights community about a mile outside of Hodgenville.

  • Community Calendar - April 18, 2012

    LaRue County Diabetes Support Group
    The LaRue County Diabetes Support Group will meet 6:30-7:30 p.m. April 19 in the rear meeting room of the LaRue County Extension Office. The topic is “Get Moving for Spring.”
    Registration is required by calling Melissa Conder at 769-1601 Ext. 1035 or toll free at 1-800-280-1601 ext. 1035.

    Parkinson’s Support Group

  • Campbellsville University holds basketball camp

    Twelve boys from the Lincoln Village Detention Center visited Campbellsville University for a basketball clinic on April 10.
    Dr. G. Ted Taylor’s Christian Coaching class hosted a Gospel-driven basketball clinic for the 12 juveniles in the Powell Athletic Center. Mike Smith, recreational director at Lincoln Village and a CU student, said, “We had these 12 young men who had to be on good behavior all week in order to come.” Because of their good behavior, the boys were allowed the outing to CU.

  • Bowling Green teen injured in rollover

     Mitchell Frank Davis, 17, of Bowling Green, was injured Friday afternoon when the Ford Ranger he was driving overturned on Ky. 84 near the intersection with Spratt Road. Davis suffered head injuries and was flown to University Hospital in Louisville by Air Methods. He was treated and released, according to Kentucky State Trooper Dennis Oldham who investigated the crash. Davis was wearing a seatbelt.