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Today's News

  • Warm Blessings hopes to raise funds through 'Empty Bowls'

    Warm Blessings ”Empty Bowls” soup dinner and fundraiser will be 4-7 p.m. Feb. 11. The soup kitchen is located at 609 E. Dixie Ave. with parking across the street at Caldwell Banker.

  • Hodgenville woman targeted in Reader's Digest scam

     Reader’s Digest has been a mainstay in American homes for decades. More than 5.5 million of the magazines are sold each month, according to the company’s web site.

    The sweepstakes held by Reader’s Digest offers generous prizes – including a million dollar payday. Many of us believe all our problems would be solved if we could be chosen as the lucky winner.

    Unfortunately, the odds of winning the contest are slim. The odds of being hit by a Reader’s Digest scam are much greater.

  • EKU announces Dean's List and graduates

     Eastern Kentucky University has announced its fall Dean’s List and graduates.

    To achieve Dean’s List honors, students attempting 14 or more credit hours must earn a 3.5 grade point average out of a possible 4.0. Students attempting 13 credit hours must earn a 3.65 GPA, and students attempting 12 credit hours must earn a 3.75 GPA.

    Sherman Thomas Jaggers of Upton was named to the Dean’s List and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in biology.

  • Mount Sherman woman injured in crash

    A Mount Sherman woman was injured in Campbellsville on Friday in a single-vehicle crash on Broadway.
    According to a Campbellsville Police news release, at about 1:54 a.m., Frankie R. Brown, 18, was driving a 2000 Mitsubishi Eclipse west on Broadway when she lost control, crossed into the opposite lane and struck a utility pole.
    Campbellsville/Taylor EMS personnel transported Brown to Taylor Regional Hospital. She was treated and released.
    Campbellsville Police officer Andy Warren investigated.

  • Better Business Bureau warns of phishing scam

     Better Business Bureau is warning consumers about a new twist in the ongoing BBB phishing scam. Consumers now are reporting receiving phone calls – in addition to emails – from scammers claiming to be from BBB.

  • Gilbert to appear on 'The Rest of the News'

    Adrienne Gilbert of Hodgenville will appear next week on Dr. Frank Simon’s show “The Rest of the News” on WBNA TV.

    Gilbert will speak on civic duty and getting involved in the party process.

    The show will be available 6:30 p.m. on WBNA 21.3 and Insight Cable digital 285 and boxless 74.6 Jan. 31 and Feb. 2 and online for one week at http://wbna.rbm.tv/.

  • Former owners of Sonora Market hit with civil suit

    The former owners of Sammy’s Market in Sonora are the subject of a civil suit filed earlier this month after allegedly falling behind on credit payments.

    Owned by Sammy and Nelda Wooten, Sammy’s Market closed its doors in October after 35 years in business. The locally owned market consisted of a store and gas station.

    In an interview with The News-Enterprise last October, the couple said they were trying to sell the property at 490 E. Western Ave.

    They have retained an attorney, Nelda Wooten said, but she declined to comment further.

  • COLUMN: Gov. Steve Beshear comments on suit against Cabinet for Health and Family Services

     You teach in a small community and suspect a student is being abused.

    You want to report it, but you fear retaliation.

    Can you come forward without the newspaper naming you as the accuser?

    Or maybe you're a grandmother. You worry about the man your daughter is living with, in fact you're afraid of him. But you love your grandchildren, and you think they're being neglected.

    Will you be able to report your suspicion without alerting your daughter's volatile and unstable boyfriend and jeopardizing your own safety?

  • Bryan plans run for House

     Kendrick Bryan, 24, of Elizabethtown, has announced his plans to run for the State House of Representatives in the May primary.

    Bryan lives in the 25th House District currently represented by Democrat Jimmie Lee.

    Bryan is a graduate student at Western Kentucky University and a substitute teacher at LaRue County High School.

  • PHOTO: Diana Leathers speaks to Rotary Club

     Diana Leathers, left, with the LaRue County Health Department spoke to the Hodgenville Rotary Club Jan. 26. She is pictured with Rotarian Adam Gordon.