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Today's News

  • New Haven woman indicted for welfare fraud

    Julie Gail Vatter, 48, of New Haven, was indicted by a Nelson County grand jury on one charge of welfare fraud (over $100).

    From May 1, 2011, through Aug. 20, 2012, Vatter allegedly failed to advise the Department for Community Based Services of her correct household circumstances and received $4,688 in Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, (SNAP) benefits. Bail was set at $2,500 cash, plus conditions.

    She will be arraigned in Nelson Circuit Court.
     

  • Fundraisers July 31, 2013

    Ice cream supper at Stovall UMC in Radcliff
    Stovall United Methodist Church, 949 Rogersville Road, Radcliff, will have an ice cream supper 5:30-8 p.m. Aug. 2. Plate dinners are $5 with barbecue chicken sandwich or hotdogs, cole slaw, baked beans and potato chips. Homemade ice cream, pies and cakes sold separately. Gospel music by Testify. For more information, call the parsonage at 270-351-3215 or visit www.stovallumc.org.

    Breakfast at B.R. Young Masonic Lodge

  • Bardstown pediatrician working on vaccine

    Dr. Stanley Block, a pediatrician in Bardstown, has been working with doctors around the country on a vaccine for a strain of meningococcal disease for the last four years.

    Block’s work deals with the research side of the vaccine. His office has been chosen as one of about 50 different locations to administer trials of the vaccine in order to collect data on its effectiveness.

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  • Community Calendar -July 31, 2013

    Bluegrass Pipeline meeting
    An informational open house about the “Bluegrass Pipeline” will be 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 1, at the LaRue County Public Library, 201 S. Lincoln Blvd., Hodgenville.

    Trivia Night

  • Band of Hawks to honor former director with 'Beyond the Sunset'

    It will soon be what some consider the best season of the year – fall.

    Fall marks not only the long awaited football season but also marching season for numerous school band programs across the U.S.

    This year the LaRue County High School Band of Hawks, led by Director Jaime Smith, is excited to move into the competitive season – but on a more sentimental note.

    The theme for the show this season is titled “Beyond the Sunset” – a tribute to the man who started the program – Joseph Eugene “Gene” Hoggard.

  • Former pastor dies after being struck by rock

    He was a man of God, statistics and hunting.

    Friends and family gathered on Friday and Saturday to say goodbye to Paul Dameron, who had worked at Campbellsville University for 30 years.

    Last Wednesday, Dameron died while driving home from his job.

    According to Campbellsville Police, Dameron was traveling south on KY 55 at 3:40 p.m. Witnesses told police they saw Dameron’s vehicle begin to slow, drift into the other lane of traffic and up an embankment, where it came to rest.

  • 4-H Day, agriculture exhibits, back seat drivers and yard sale combine for ‘split fair’

    The second half of the LaRue County Fair will be Saturday, Aug. 3.

    The “split fair” format allows 4-Hers to exhibit crops prior to the Kentucky State Fair, according to Ann “Snookie” Morrison of the LaRue County Fair Board.

    4-H exhibits will be shown 10 a.m.-noon. The poultry show is at 11 a.m.

    Community crop exhibits are welcome, said Morrison.

    Vegetables and canned goods can be entered between 10 a.m. and noon. They will be shown 1-4 p.m. at the Bobby Morrison-Jim Phelps building (the air conditioned building).

  • Text-A-Tip

    The Kentucky State Police program, “Text a Tip,” is designed to report criminal activity, assist with neighborhood watch and serve as an additional resource for schools and college campuses.

    “Text a Tip” is completely confidential and easy to use. Anyone with texting capabilities from personal electronic devices can simply text 67283 in the address field, then type KSPTIP in the message field, leave a space and then enter information about a crime. If your tip went through successfully, you will receive an instant confirmation text on your phone.

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