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Today's News

  • 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?”

  • Farmers can win $2,500 for charity

    In the season of giving, Kentucky farmers can get into the holiday spirit by registering to win $2,500 for their favorite nonprofit organizations through the America’s Farmers Grow Communities’ program, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund. One farmer in each of Kentucky’s 29 participating counties – which includes LaRue County - will win.

    The deadline is Dec. 31 and farmers can apply at www.growcommunities.com or by calling 1-877-267-3332 for the chance to direct $2,500 to organizations such as 4-H, FFA, local libraries or fire departments.

  • Local students graduate from Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University's 136 undergraduate and graduate students were told to seize opportunities when they come their way at commencement Dec. 10 at Campbellsville Baptist Church.

    The following students have been awarded degrees from Campbellsville University:

    •  Alice Susan Underdonk Brewer of Hodgenville, a graduate of North Hardin High School, the daughter of Deloras Underdonk of Radcliff and the late Robert Underdonk, graduated magna cum laude. She graduated with a bachelor of science in early childhood education.

  • 4-Hers recognized at banquet

    Numerous 4-H members and volunteers were recognized at the annual 4-H Awards Banquet.

    The Outstanding 4-H Members for 2010 were named. The Junior Division includes 4-H members who are 9-13; the Senior Division includes members who are 14-18.

    Based on points earned for 4-H activities completed during the 2009-10 4-H year, Katie Gardner was the 2010 Outstanding Senior 4-H Member. 

  • COLUMN: How about starting resolutions in December?

     “Traditionally” a lot of people make resolutions at the beginning of each new year on the calendar.
    This year, I started making some starting Dec. 1. Why now?  Maybe it has been in part to celebrate surviving eight months of a very intense schedule, going full speed all the time. Maybe it is just a streak of perversity, a type of push back to all the “you have to” messages coming at us from too many directions. Whatever ….

  • ON EDUCATING LARUE: Teens teach kids; archers work on skills

    In LaRue County Schools, the leaders of tomorrow are showing their leadership skills today.

    Teens Leading Kids Club is an organization of 16 LaRue County High School seniors whose mission is to develop leadership skills in younger students.

    “These students are selected by grades, school/community involvement, and leadership qualities,” said Marsha Duncan, Youth Service Center coordinator, whose office sponsors the group.