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Today's News

  • Restraining order denied by judge

     Ron Mather, attorney for Hodgenville Mayor Terry Cruse, filed an injunction in an attempt to prohibit the May 1 public hearing from taking place.

    LaRue Circuit Judge Charles Simms III denied the motion for a restraining order.

    According to documents filed in the civil suit, the public hearing was “chosen at the behest of certain (city council) members” and “the mayor was not asked if he could be ready by that time ....”

  • More delays as council holds public hearing

     Hodgenville City Council held a public hearing Thursday evening to hear allegations against Hodgenville Mayor Terry Cruse. The hearing is a step in the process of possibly removing Cruse, who is in his second term, from office.

    The meeting began at 7 p.m. and was held in the sanctuary of the former First Baptist Church – which has been converted into City Hall. About 122 residents filled the pews. Mayor Cruse and his attorney, Ron Mather, and city council members with their attorney, Michelle Sparks, sat at tables on the stage with their backs to the audience.

  • Hodgenville native Bobby Lewis back on musical track with 'Shutters and Boards'

     After having several top-10 country songs in the 1960s and ’70s, Hodgenville native Bobby Lewis has resurged to the top of the individual country artist (IndieWorld) charts with “Shutters and Boards.”

    “I want to say how much it means to me, all the contacts, phone calls from DJ’s and friends wishing me the best and helping me celebrate my first Number One record,” Lewis said from his home in Hermitage, Tennessee. “Many of my stablemates on Pretty World Records sent me a message of how happy they were for me.”

  • News of Record – May 7, 2014

     Property Transfers

    The following property transfers are listed as given on deeds at the LaRue County Clerk’s Office in Hodgenville.

    Virgie Tedder to Julie Ireland, Mary Lou Strader, Vicki Brangers and Robert Tedder, property on waters of Middle Creek five miles north of Hodgenville, no monetary consideration, FMV $125,000

  • School Calendar: May 7, 2014

      ALL SCHOOLS

    Youth Service Center Advisory Council to meet 

    LaRue County Schools Youth Service Center Advisory Council will meet 11:30 a.m. May 8 at the LaRue County Extension office. For more information, call Marsha Duncan at 270-358-9745. The meeting is open to the public.

  • Farm Calendar - May 7, 2014

     Goat and Sheep meeting

    The LaRue County Goat and Sheep Producers will meet 6:30 p.m. May 8 at the LaRue County Extension office. The producers will discuss the County Fair sheep and goat shows for next month, and conduct other business. At 7:30 p.m. there will be a market trends and forecast presentation by Tess Caudill with KDA. There will be a potluck meal with the meat provided. 

     

    Beef Producers to meet

  • Track and Field Results

      LARUE COUNTY 

    ALL-COMERS

    April 17

    Girls 100-Meter Dash

    4. Meredith Lindsey – 14.44

  • Sister Clarentia Hutchins celebrates 75 years

     An Ursuline Sister who taught in LaRue County is one of 12 Ursuline Sisters of Mount Saint Joseph who are celebrating anniversaries of religious profession in 2014.

    Sister Clarentia Hutchins is celebrating 75 years as an Ursuline Sister. She is a native of Louisville.

    An educator for 46 years, she taught at Our Lady of Mercy School, Hodgenville from 1973 to 1982). She taught in many other schools in Kentucky. She is a member of the Powerhouse of Prayer at the Motherhouse.

  • Trevor Sanders earns scholarship

     Trevor Sanders of Hodgenville, a senior at LaRue County High School, has received a College Heights Foundation Scholarship to attend Western Kentucky University.

    Sanders, the son of Sam and DeeAnne Sanders, plans to major in meterology.

  • Richie Farmer auction nets $21,000

    FRANKFORT, Ky. — An auction of rifles and knives purchased during the Richie Farmer administration raised $21,415 Monday in Frankfort, Agriculture Commissioner James Comer announced.
    “This auction blew the doors off all our expectations,” Commissioner Comer said. “We thought there would be some spirited bidding for these collector’s items, but we never expected anything like this. I want to thank everyone who came out to take a look and cast a bid.”