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Today's News

  • ENGAGEMENT: Harris - Pickerell

    Donnie and Vickie Harris of Edmonton are honored to announce the wedding of their daughter, Jessica Harris, to Nicholas Pickerell, son of Dane and Lisa Pickerell of Hodgenville.

    The wedding is 6:30 p.m. July 13, 2013, at Boyd Farms-Nicholas Estate on Shepherdsville Road, Hodgenville. A reception will follow.
     

  • Tea Party
  • Reunions

    Wheeler and Gore
    The Wheeler and Gore reunion is 12:30 p.m. July 14 at Sportsman’s Lake, Hodgenville. For more information, call Mary Burba at 217-465-4660.

    Class of 1973
    LaRue County High School Class of 1973 will have a 40th reunion on July 27 in Elizabethtown. Call Becky Tedder at 270-358-4032 if you have not been contacted.

    Saint Catherine alumni reunion

  • Elliott to sign 'The Great Diamond Hoax'

    Kentucky author Ron Elliott will be at Barnes & Noble in Elizabethtown signing copies of his book published earlier this year, “American El Dorado: The Great Diamond Hoax of 1872,” on Saturday, July 27.

    The book digs deep into the true story of Philip Arnold and John Slack, Kentucky natives and cousins, and their conjuring of a fake diamond mine scheme in 1872. The scheme was so convincing that many investors threw themselves in hoping to make a profit on the findings. This made the cousins rich for a time until it was found out that it was a hoax.

  • PHOTO: Scout's honor
  • Submerged vehicle leads to search for driver

    The LaRue County Sheriff’s office responded to the scene of a suspected drowning early Sunday after a man found his girlfriend’s vehicle submerged in the backwaters off Wayne Ennis Road.

    Sheriff Merle Edlin said his office received a report that Edith Gribbins had “failed to come home Saturday night” after notifying her boyfriend she was on the way.

    “When he woke up about 5:30 p.m., she wasn’t there. He found the vehicle with water to the bottom of the (windows).”

  • Volleyball clinic

     Addie Cundiff, left, and Katelyn Eads participated in a drill at a volleyball clinic held earlier this summer.

  • Community Calendar - July 10, 2013

     Library offers free books

  • Nurse aide course available for LCHS students

    Fifteen students have signed up for a new nurse’s aide class to be offered this fall at LaRue County High School.

    The school board agreed June 17 to subsidize the cost of the classes. The district will cover about $300 of the $500 fee for the course, per student.

    Although students accepted into the program will be expected to cover the remaining $200 of the course fee, there will be financial assistance available through scholarships and grants, according to Denise Skaggs, instructional supervisor for LCS.

  • Crossings Restaurant: A building of many trades

     The Crossing Family Restaurant in New Haven has been home to several other businesses over the years and has been featured in photojournalism blogs and local newspapers.