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Today's News

  • AU Associates completes project in Lexington

     AU Associates, the Lexington development company that transformed Buffalo Elementary School into Buffalo Apartments, has completed another project.

    The Lexington Herald-Leader reported Monday that the company has finished Parkside, a development in Gardenside built on a 6-acre site that was formerly the Cross Keys YWCA.

    The building was the Cabana Club in the 1960s. It housed Lexington’s only ice skating rink.

    In the 1970s it was The Aquatic Club with pool and putt-putt miniature golf course.

  • LCHS student dies in crash

     A LaRue County High School student died Sunday evening in a single-vehicle crash.

    According to Kentucky State Trooper Norman Chaffins, Alma Teresa Martinez Flores, 17, was driving a 2000 Ford Explorer east on Ky. 210 about 6:12 p.m.

    The vehicle left the right side of the roadway for unknown reasons. Flores overcorrected and lost control of the vehicle near the LaRue/Hardin County line.

    The Explorer went down an embankment, struck a tree and overturned. It came to rest in the upright position.

  • GUTHRIE: Doctors, not bureaucrats should decide appropriate medical care

     As a member of the House Energy and Commerce Health subcommittee, I have voted to repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and participated in dozens of hearings that revealed astronomical costs, billion-dollar slush funds, and countless other negative consequences of the health care law.

  • 'Old Toad Guitar Duo' to play at ECTC

     The “Old Toad Guitar Duo” will perform at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College 7 p.m. Feb. 22 in the Science Auditorium. This event is free and open to the public.

    The Old Toad Guitar Duo is Steve Mattingly and Matt Cochran, longtime musical collaborators who first met at the Eastman School of Music in 1995. Their group is named after a pub in Rochester, NY they frequented during their student days.

  • Library: Pay down overdue fines by donating peanut butter

     If you have an overdue library book and have been worried about paying a fine, why not give peanut butter instead?

    The LaRue County Public Library, as part of Have a Heart, Give Food for Fines Month in February, will be accepting jars of peanut butter or canned vegetables for overdue fines.

    Library customers will receive $5 in current fines waived for each unexpired jar of peanut butter and $1 in current fines waived for each unexpired can of vegetables donated.

  • COURT BRIEFS - JAN. 2012

     Trial, acquitted

    Dominique M. Tisher and Heather A. Tisher of Hodgenville were acquitted by trial on charges of owner permitting vicious dog to run at large and violation of local county ordinance Jan. 20 in LaRue District Court.

     

    Trial, acquitted

    Keith W. Roark and Shannon S. Roark of Hodgenville were acquitted by trial of charges of fourth-degree assault Jan. 20 in LaRue District Court. The case will be resolved in juvenile court.

     

  • Fugitive located on Shepherdsville Road

    Kentucky State Police Post 4 arrested Timothy Gibson Jr., 25, over the weekend.

    Gibson had escaped from a half-way house in South Dakota, according to Trooper Norman Chaffins. He then stole a vehicle and fled to Illinois. 

    Gibson stole a Pontiac Grand Am in Illinois and drove it to his mother's residence on Shepherdsville Road in Hardin County. 

    After KSP located the vehicle, Gibson turned himself in a short time later.

  • PHOTO: Problem Solving team advances to region

    The LaRue County High School Future Problem Solving team placed second at Governor's Cup district competition and qualified for regional competition. The FPS team is Kylie Rogers, Cody McDowell Brandon Henning and Tyler Skaggs. James Reding placed third in the Social Studies written assessment and Skaggs placed fourth in Mathematics written assessment. Both qualified for regional competition. Governor's Cup Regional competition will be held at LaRue County High School on Feb. 14 and 18. 

  • COLUMN: Class is all about cooking fish

     A fish cookery class will be at the Extension Office 10:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m.  Feb. 2. You will view a 45-minute DVD demonstrating six different healthy fish recipes. You will also receive a recipe booklet and get to taste one of the recipes.

    The class is free and open to everyone, no registration required. It is sponsored by the County Homemaker organization. If weather is bad enough to cancel school on Feb. 2, the class will be canceled.

  • American Pickers may film in Kentucky

     A popular show from The History Channel, American Pickers, may be coming to Kentucky this spring, according to Jake Bandman on cineflix.com.

    The show is looking for leads of “great characters with interesting, unique, rare items and lots of 'em!”

    Only private collections of “rusty gold” stored in barns, garages and sheds are considered. The show does not go into antique shops and flea markets.

    To suggest a subject for the show, contact jbandman@cineflix.comor 646-873-6257.