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Today's News

  • Several indicted in Nelson County

    The following people have been indicted by a Nelson County grand jury.  They are set for arraignment in Nelson Circuit Court May 7.

  • Sunrise Volunteers, May 2015

    Recently we had our spring semi-annual meeting of the Sunrise Volunteers.

    Sunrise Manor provided us a meal catered from Fazoli’s Restaurant in Elizabethtown.

    We elected two new officers: Sybil Skaggs, first vice-president, and Candy Vincent, second vice-president. They are both dedicated volunteers.

    We also would like to welcome two new volunteers at the Manor: Bruce Hatfield and Suzanne Boone.

  • Bookmobile – May 2015

    May 5 – Rose Circle, Miami Court, Lincoln Village, Cox Lane, Landmark Apartments

    May 6 – West Point Bank, Ky. 357, Maxine Road, New Jackson Highway

    May 7 – Laugh-N-Learn, Nationwide Uniform, North L & N Turnpike, Dangerfield Road, Athertonville, Bardstown Road

    May 11 – Headstart, Goodin-Williams Road, Slack Road

    May 12 – LaRue County High School, Kids Crew, Sunrise Manor, Campbellsville Road

  • PHOTO: Derby goes to daycare

     

    Ramona Dever’s horse won the race at Sunrise Manor Adult Daycare.

  • COLUMN: Summer grasses produce quickly

    Summer annual grasses such as sudangrass, sorghum-sudan hybrid, teff and pearl millet can play a role for pasture and hay needs (several producers ran short on hay this winter). If managed properly, these grasses can provide high yields of good quality forage in a short amount of time.

  • Hosparus Central Kentucky honored

    Hosparus Central Kentucky, Elizabethtown, has been named a 2015 Hospice Honors Elite recipient. Established by Deyta, this prestigious annual honor recognizes the top hospices that continuously provide the highest level of satisfaction through their care as measured from the family caregiver’s point of view.

  • COLUMN: Plan ahead for home canning season

    For those who preserve food, now is a great time to gear up for the season. Start by inventorying supplies and getting a head start on purchasing needed jars and lids and other necessities.

    Pressure canners: Dial gauge canners need to be checked for accuracy to ensure safe processing pressure and temperature. Contact the Extension office (270-358-3401) and make an appointment to have your dial gauge on your canner lid tested for accuracy. This also will be available on May 19, Ag Market Day.

  • PHOTO: JV pitch

     Starting pitcher Jacob Gentry put a pitch over the plate in an April 30 JV game. The catcher is Caleb Heady. The Hawks lost the game.

  • COLUMN: 4-H Poetry winners

     

    Congratulations to all the participants in the 4-H Poetry Contest. They are to be commended for their efforts. More than 300 poems were entered and the poems have been judged.

    The poems were divided into two age groups for judging. Junior division participants are ages 9-13 and the senior age division includes 14-18 year olds.

    The top-nine junior poems and the top-two senior poems will advance to the district competition.

  • Abdullah White to serve 45 years for murder

    Abdullah R. White of Radcliff, charged in the 2011 killing of Kristie L. Allen who was found dead inside a burglarized Buffalo residence, will be sentenced to 45 years in prison.

    White took an Alford plea for the Dec. 30, 2011 murder of Allen Thursday in Nelson Circuit Court. He also received 15 years for other charges such as first-degree burglary and tampering with physical evidence. He must serve 80 percent of his 45-year sentence to be parole eligible.

    White is 38.