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Today's News

  • Details emerge in manslaughter case

    Kentucky State Police released more details Wednesday in a manslaughter case against a Bonnieville man.

    A preliminary hearing was held Nov. 12 in LaRue District Court for Jason R. Davis, 37, who, according to police, failed to obtain medical help for a woman, who later died. He allegedly drove around for several hours with her body in the passenger seat.

    KSP Detective Anthony Hardin said he was dispatched about 1:37 p.m. Nov. 1 from Post 4 in Elizabethtown to Lebanon Junction.

  • Williamson sworn in as assistant county attorney

    Five years ago, Kyle Williamson traveled to the capitol building in Frankfort where he was sworn in as a new lawyer.

    Last week, he was sworn in as assistant county attorney by LaRue District Judge C. Derek Reed.

    Williamson, the county attorney-elect, will be working with retiring County Attorney Dale Morris through the end of the year as he transitions into his new role. He will take office in January.

  • The Oak Ridge Boys to perform at Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University will be rocking away once again with The Oak Ridge Boys’ “Christmas Night Out” at 8 p.m. Nov. 24 in Ransdell Chapel, 401 N. Hoskins Ave., Campbellsville.

    Known for their hits such as “Elvira,” “Bobbie Sue” and “American Made,” The Oak Ridge Boys group is one of the biggest names in country music. The group has scored 12 gold and three platinum albums, one double platinum album, plus one double platinum single, and had more than a dozen national Number One singles and over 30 Top Ten hits.

  • Sonora family celebrates National Adoption Month

    Entering foster care is widely considered one of the most difficult things a child can go through. Oftentimes, children in foster care have been taken from their birth family for reasons such as abuse, drug use, mental illness or crime.

    One family in Sonora is trying to turn some of those negatives into positives.

  • 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.

  • Man pleads guilty to taking chair from courthouse

    A Hodgenville man was charged with theft by unlawful taking after allegedly taking a rocking chair from the LaRue County Courthouse.

    John S. Reed, 52, of New Jackson Highway, allegedly entered the courthouse about 5 p.m. Oct. 17 and removed the chair from the hallway. The rocker had been purchased by Property Valuation Administrator Jim Shaw, who is retiring this year, for the use of visitors.

  • Drop-out candidate receives 350 votes

    Stanley Roy Ray, who dropped out of the magistrate, third district race, received 350 votes in the Nov. 4 election, according to unofficial vote totals by the State Board of Elections.

    Ray, a Republican, had challenged Democratic incumbent Ronald Dale Nunn for the seat before removing himself from the running several weeks ago. Nunn received 562 votes.

    Write-in candidates Johnny Riggs, and Keith Blair, received 127 votes, and 85 votes, respectively.

  • SAR members gather to honor Pvt. Wilkins

    About 100 people gathered Saturday at Little Mount Cemetery outside Hodgenville for a grave marking ceremony for Patriot Thomas Wilkin.

    The service, led by Governor Isaac Shelby Chapter and the Kentucky Society Sons of the American Revolution, included a color guard, pledge, musical tribute and military salute.

  • Family donates heirloom spinning wheels to museum

    A pair of antique spinning wheels (used to weave thread) and a yarn spinner (used to store yarn for knitting) has been donated to The Lincoln Museum’s collection. Director Iris LaRue, said the donation is very special, due to the items’ history in LaRue County.

    Mae Bright, a 93-year-old native LaRue Countian, gifted the antiques because she didn’t want them to leave the county.

  • Check on school's progress with one click

    Just as parents examine their child’s report card to see how well he is doing, so, too, can anyone with Internet access look at each Kentucky public school’s or district’s report card to see how it is performing.

    Each year, School and District Report Cards are posted on the Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE's) website. These Report Cards provide information including test performance, teacher qualifications, student safety, awards, parent involvement and much more.