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Today's News

  • New Haven's mayor feels library's decision is a 'slap in the face'

    “We are getting a raw deal,” New Haven Mayor Bobby Johnson said during Thursday's New Haven Board of Commissioners meeting.

    Johnson was referring to the new Nelson County Library branch being built in the city. While construction is moving along, the New Haven Board of Commissioners is none to happy the Nelson County Library Board of Trustees has decided to pull a proposed sprinkler system out of the plans due to a cost overrun.

  • New Haven to apply for $500,000 to build senior center

    By KENNY FOGLE
    Landmark News Service
     

    At the New Haven Board of Commissioners meeting Thursday, City Clerk Linda Mattingly outlined the commissioners plans for submitting an application for a Community Development Block Grant through the Lincoln Trail Area District for $500,000 to build a Senior Citizens Center onto Barry Hall at the Park in New Haven.

  • New Haven murder trial delayed a second time

    The trial for David Jerome Willett, suspected in the stabbing death of Eric Douglas Stallard in New Haven last December, has been delayed a second time.

    Willett, 27, New Hope, stands accused of stabbing 39-year-old Stallard, New Haven, in an apartment at 107 Locust St. in New Haven the evening of Dec. 2, 2010. At the time, police reported that an argument about who Stallard was dating escalated into violence. Stallard was reportedly killed with a 7-inch lockblade.

  • PHOTO: Kenzi Lewis is guest of Rotary Club

    LaRue County High School student and performer Kenzi Lewis was the guest of Rotarian Sam Sanders, and featured presenter at last week’s Hodgenville Rotary Club Meeting. Lewis made an appearance on last season’s American Idol.

  • Liberty man may serve 7 years on numerous counts

    A Liberty man who led police officers on a high speed chase through Taylor and LaRue Counties in March pleaded guilty to several counts in LaRue Circuit Court.

  • COLUMN: One good deed deserves another

    "One good deed deserves another." We have heard this all of our lives.

  • FOOTBALL: Hawks fall to Louisville Central

    Mr. Football candidate Anthony Wales ran for three touchdowns and caught another to lead the top-ranked Louisville Central Yellowjackets to a 35-14 win against the host LaRue County Hawks on Friday night in the Class 3-A, District 3 regular-season title game.

  • Campbellsville University handbell choir to perform Nov. 5

    The Campbellsville University Handbell Choir will present its fall concert 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5 The Gheens Recital Hall of the Gosser Fine Arts Center at 210 University Drive, Campbellsville.

    Included on the program will be works by Bach, Corelli, Hopson and other contemporary composers and arrangers.

    Members include Amelia Herrin of Sonora.

  • BIRTH: Elaine Grace Smith

    Dana and Kimberly Smith of Hodgenville announce the birth of a daughter, Elaine Grace Smith.

    Elaine Grace was born 12:25 p.m. April 29, 2011, at Baptist East Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds 1 ounce and was 18.5 inches long.

    She is welcomed home by a sister, Elizabeth Mae, 2.

    Maternal grandparents are James and Mary Miracle of Louisville and the late Maeola Miracle.

    Paternal grandparents are Mary Helen Smith of Hodgenville and the late Norman Smith.

    Great-grandparents are Ruby Wirth of Hodgenville and the late Walter Wirth.

  • COLUMN: Greater awareness follows real encounter with God

    Woe is me! For I am undone. Because I am a man of unclean lips and I dwell in the midst of a people of unclean lips; for my eyes have seen the King, the Lord of Hosts. Isaiah 6:5

    After a successful crusade someone asked Billy Graham, “Is this revival?”

    “No,” he replied. “When revival comes, we’ll see two things we haven’t seen yet: A fresh sense of God’s holiness; and a heightened awareness of our own sin and carnality.”