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Today's News

  • Better Business Bureau: Tips on returns and exchanges

     A survey by the National Retail Federation shows more than one in three consumers, 38 percent, are expected to return at least some portion of their holiday gifts this year.

    When it comes to returns and exchanges, not every retailer is the same.

    Some businesses even implement separate policies around special sales and holidays. BBB is encouraging consumers to carefully read and understand all policies before buying or returning. Your BBB has the following advice for hassle-free returns and exchanges:

  • COLUMN: Christmas is not joyous for all

     People react in different ways to Christmas. For some Christmas has been a time of joy and giving, parties and hearing from people they haven't heard from all year. For others there is sadness, loneliness, depression and despair.

    The question was posed to several people asking if they were looking forward to Christmas this year. One person said, “No. Christmas reminds me of things that ought to be, but are not.” 

  • PHOTO: Drunkard's Path

     LaRue County’s latest addition to the Quilt Trail is at the home of Paula, John and Sam Varney at 2773 Bardstown Road, Hodgenville. The pattern is Drunkard’s Path and is based on a handmade quilt by Paula's grandmother, Marie LaRue.

  • South Fork Area Homemakers meet Dec. 19

    The South Fork Area Homemakers met Dec. 19 at the LaRue County Extension Office.

    Present were 15 members: Virginia Allen, Delores Bale, Janice Bowen, Julie Devore, Exie Elliott, Ann E. Flanders, Emogene Gardner, Hazel Hodges, Mary Lois Hornback, Clovis Johnson, Billie Shahayda, Linda Simmons, Della Thomas, Doris Jean Holleran and Patsy Thomas.

    Hostesses were Doris Jean Holleran and Ann E. Flanders.

  • Historic Fort Knox bridges to be replaced

     Governor Steve Beshear  announced Dec. 19 that a project to replace two railroad bridges that are aged and deteriorated, yet vital to Fort Knox and countless freight customers, has been approved for an $11.6 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation.

  • Man to receive probated sentence

     Hodgenville man may receive a probated sentence for allegedly firing a gun inside his home on Kirk-patrick Avenue in March.

  • PHOTO: Mat Hawks win Ryle Rumble

     The LaRue County High School Mat Hawks pose with their championship trophy from the Dec. 10 Ryle Rumble.

  • Students graduate from Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University bestowed degrees on 238 students in two ceremonies Dec. 16 in Ransdell Chapel.
    Jessica Ann Wilson Adkins of Hodgenville received a bachelor of social work. She is a 2007 graduate of Taylor County High School.
    Donna K. Puryear of Hodgenville received a master of arts in special education.
    Sharon Denise Gibson of Hodgenville received a master of business administration. She is a 1986 graduate of Taylor County High School and the daughter of Wanda Brockman of Campbellsville and the late Randall Bryant.

  • Rock triplets visit Santa and Sunrise

     Bells are ringing, children singing and all is glowing on Sunrise Lane. About 40 head start children visited Sunrise Manor to bring season’s greetings to the nursing home residents.  

  • Community Calendar: Dec. 21, 2011

     Santa’s Helpers need toys for Christmas Eve run