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Today's News

  • Man charged with wanton endangerment

       A Munfordville man was charged April 9 with wanton endangerment and reckless driving.

      According to court records, Billy W. Logsdon, 24, drove his vehicle alongside and pulled in front of a vehicle, forcing it to stop in the middle of the road.

      The alleged victim said her 1-year-old daughter was in the vehicle with her.

      He was lodged in the LaRue County Detention Center.

  • Woman charged with DUI, leaving scene

    A Summersville woman was charged April 17 with operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol, second offense; operating on suspended license; possession of open alcoholic beverage container in motor vehicle; and leaving the scene of an accident.

    Anita Sue Ford, 48, was allegedly driving a 2006 Toyota when she was involved in a crash with another vehicle at the intersection of Ky. 470 and Ky. 61. A witness said she drove away from the scene.

    The LaRue County Sheriff’s office apprehended her at the intersection of Ky. 61 and U.S. 31-E.

  • School board: Personnel changes

    The LaRue County School Board heard the following personnel recommendations Monday, April 21:

    Accepted the recommendation of employment of:

    • Jorge Venegas as assistant baseball coach at LaRue County High School

    • Jennifer Adams as community education computer instructor for family services

    Beverly Viers as interim cafeteria manager at LCHS

    • Ronald Waggoner as custodian at LCHS

    • Terry Caven as Tennis Camp sponsor for LaRue County Family Services

  • Sen. Carroll Gibson offers Frankfort update

    The 2014 legislative session adjourned on midnight April 15. The session produced measures that will affect economic development, appropriate funds for state government for the next two years, public health, safety and education. Of course, as with every session, there were measures that did not succeed, that from our perspective, would have benefited the state.

  • Snow and ice removal costly for state

    A winter season punctuated by a polar vortex, sub-zero temperatures, and nasty snow and crippling ice storms created more than a traveling nuisance for Kentucky residents. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet spent more than $68 million on snow and ice removal – about 1.5 times the cost of a typical Kentucky winter.

  • Scholarships: April 23, 2014

    Woman’s Club

    The Hodgenville Woman’s Club will award a $500 scholarship to a graduating high school senior attending school in LaRue County or an adult residing in LaRue County who plans to enroll or is enrolled in college or technical school for the fall semester. Application will be considered on the basis of grade point average, financial need, community and school involvement and completion of a short essay describing career goals and need.

  • Sunrise Volunteers take on fundraising

     This month Sunrise Volunteers were quite busy. Along with other activities we are involved in with residents, we donated items and helped with several fundraisers.

    On April 3, residents on the second floor had a combined bake and yard sale with proceeds going toward decorations in the resident hallways. On April 18, residents on the second floor had a bake sale that helped complete decorations for Easter.

  • Great Gatsby 5K Run/Walk

     Project Graduation Great Gatsby 5K Walk/Run Results

    April 19

     

    10 and under

    1. Cyrus Biven

    2. Ryan Brooke Puckett

    3. Cassi Thompson

     

    11-19

    1. Madison Eads

    2. Kaylen Murphy

    3. Maddie Royalty

     

    20-29

    1. Andrew Gray

    2. Erica Adkins

    3. Crystal Harman

     

    30-39

  • FFA teams excel at Agriculture Field Day

     More than 1,300 students representing 47 schools from across the Commonwealth attended the 42nd annual University of Kentucky 4-H/FFA Agriculture Field Day. This event, hosted by the College of Agriculture and the Department of Community and Leadership Development, took place at Commonwealth Stadium. The field day events assessed students’ content knowledge in the areas of agriculture, food, and natural resources. Twenty-eight competitive events assessed students’ core academic knowledge in the area of agriculture.

  • You can download a book for free

     Wouldn’t it be nice to be able to check out a library book from anywhere – a free one that can’t be lost, stolen, overdue or eaten by the family dog?

    That opportunity is available right here in LaRue County through the LaRue County Public Library, according to Dana Jolly, LaRue County librarian.