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Today's News

  • Students compete in essay contest

    Fifth grade students from Karlotta Cecil's classroom at Abraham Lincoln Elementary have been busily writing for both school portfolio requirements and the American Association of Retired People Grandparent Contest.

    Eight students elected to enter their Best Grandparent pieces in the local contest. They were Steven Greenleaf, Anna Webb, Alyssa Betz, Dylan Sullivan, Lauren Parker, Kyle Woosley, Laurel Locke and Skyler Hornback.

  • FSA moving toward electronic checks

    The Farm Service Agency's Commodity Credit Corporation is moving toward an electronic method for processing producers' checks. When producers present checks, either in person or through the mail, the checks will be converted into an Electronic Funds Transfer. These funds will be debited from the producer's account, usually within 24 hours of receipt. This improves customer relations, speeds the check clearing process, and reduces the potential for human error.

  • Two injured in Sunday wreck

    Two people were injured in a two-vehicle crash at 6:29 p.m. Dec. 19.

    Kentucky State Police Post 4 responded to a call of an injury accident in the 2300 block of Ky. 210.

    Robert Townsend, 74, of Elizabethtown was driving a 1999 Nissan Altima, leaving a residence at 2332 Hodgenville Road, according to KSP. As Townsend pulled onto Ky. 210, he failed to yield the right-of-way to a westbound 2007 Honda Pilot driven by Lindsey Driscoll, 24 of Elizabethtown.

  • Wrestling duals canceled

    The LaRue County Regional Wrestling Duals, scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 18, have been canceled.
    According to a wrestling booster, some of the teams had to cancel due to classes being called off in their district.

  • Driver escapes injury when truck overturns

    No injuries were reported when a box truck overturned Dec. 14 on Tanner Road.

    According to LaRue County Deputy Russell McCoy, the 2001 International truck was driven by Paul Stephenson, 37, of Georgetown.

    The vehicle, owned by Ben Tire Distributors, ran off the right side of the roadway and the driver overcorrected, according to McCoy. It flipped on its side and slid across the roadway, coming to rest in a field.

  • Man charged with trafficking in methamphetamine

    Joshua Wayne Parrett, 34, of Hodgenville, was charged Dec. 15 with trafficking in methamphetamine by Elizabethtown City Police.

    According to ECP, an officer “observed a suspicious truck with a car hauler style trailer at the water tower on Valley Creek Road. Due to recent thefts at the tower and other thefts in the area, (the detective) made contact with the driver.”

  • Youth minister charged with custodial interference

    A Hodgenville man is facing charges of custodial interference.

    Gabriel D. Kazee, 34, is accused of picking up a 16-year-old boy at the parking lot of a fast food restaurant, without the permission of the boy's grandparents. The boy rode the bus to LaRue County High School, then walked across the road to McDonald's where Kazee was waiting for him, according to court records.

    The boy's grandparents, who have custody of him, were not informed of his whereabouts for some time, according to their attorney.

  • Partridge and Clemons to wed in 2011

    Alyssa Mynne Partridge and Dustin Alan Clemons announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    The bride to be is the daughter of Melissa P. Adams. She is a 2009 graduate of In The Beginning Homeschool and is a full-time teller at First Citizens Bank in Elizabethtown.

    The groom to be is the son of Scott and Kimberlee Clemons. He is a 2007 graduate of LaRue County High School and is an assistant manager at Save-A-Lot in Hodgenville.

    The wedding will be 4:30 p.m. Oct. 8, 2011, at South Fork Baptist Church. A private reception will follow.

  • Restaurants required to post food inspection scores

     

     

    You can view the two ordinances atltdhd.ky.gov or contact Sara Jo Best with the Lincoln Trail District Health Department at (270) 769-1601 for more information. A public hearing is scheduled from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.  Jan. 13 at the Lincoln Trail District Health Department on 108 New Glendale Road in Elizabethtown.

  • Dr. Alveda King to speak in Elizabethtown

    Dr. Alveda King, niece of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., will speak in Elizabethtown Jan. 6. Dr. King is director of the African-American Outreach for Priests for Life, and Gospel of Life Ministries. She is also a Board Member of Georgia Right to Life, former Georgia State Legislator, and a member of many other pro-life organizations. 

    The title of her discourse is “How Can the Dream Survive?”