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Today's News

  • Numerous agencies assisted in hunt for missing juvenile

    Several agencies were out in force Friday night in an attempt to locate a teenager reported missing from The Life Connection near Sonora.

    Kentucky State Police and volunteers from the Buffalo Fire Department spent about five hours looking for the boy.

    A K-9 unit and helicopter assisted with the search.

    KSP Trooper Norman Chaffins said the teen “did run away from Life Connection but was located a short time later without incident. He was returned to the facility.”

  • Timothy Gibson named to dean's list

     Timothy Gibson of Hodgenville has been named to the Dean's List at the Savannah College of Art and Design for fall quarter 2012.

    Full-time undergraduate students who earn a grade point average of 3.5 or above for the quarter receive recognition on the Dean's List.

  • Camp Invention returns to ALES

    Invent Now, Inc., a non-profit organization will bring its nationally-acclaimed Camp Invention summer program to Hodgenville this summer. Camp Invention is a weeklong summer day program for children entering grades one through six, created in partnership with the National Inventors Hall of Fame and the United States Patent and Trademark Office. The program engages children to discover their own innate creativity and inventiveness through hands-on Science, Technology, Engineering and Math content.

  • COLUMN: It didn't end on Good Friday

     In the 1982 NBA championship series between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Philadelphia 76ers, the Lakers won the first three games. One more game and the Lakers would be the champions. But the 76ers refused to give up. A sports writer interviewed Julius Erwin (Dr. J) and asked if the 76ers were going to concede the series. Dr. J showed optimism when he said, “It is not over until it’s over.”

  • Hinton's, Lee's named Certified Roadside Markets

     LaRue County is home to two of the 103 markets across the Commonwealth recently accepted into the 2013 Kentucky Farm Bureau Certified Roadside Farm Market Program: Hinton’s Orchard and Farm Market and Lee’s Garden Center.

    In joining the Kentucky Farm Bureau Certified Roadside Farm Market Program, these markets have committed to offering quality products and service to their customers.

  • PHOTO: LCHS Boys' Track Team

    Members of the LaRue County High School boys track team are front from left, Parker Anderson, Austin Parrish, Jeremiah Bush, Kendrik Weathers, Russell Young, Jordan Hodges, Masyn Cobb; second row, Jacob Cecil, Dmontrell Trumbo, Tyree Jones, Saul Marin, Marquis Franklin, Raymundo Perez, Hunter Griffin, Hunter Harrison, Hunter Thomas; back, Dylan Goodin, Adam Sandidge, Matthew Senesi, Damarcus McCray, Trevor Wallace, Randy Young, Jataivian Powell, Jeremy Luttrell, Michael Geffre, Wesley Akers and Josef Martin.

  • Woman injured in wreck on Lincoln Parkway

    A car rear-ending a tractor-trailer left a Hodgenville woman with nonlife-threatening injuries and eastbound lanes of Lincoln Parkway closed for nearly an hour Tuesday morning.

    William Rogers, 63, of Elizabethtown, was eastbound on Lincoln Parkway in Elizabethtown and attempted to make a right-hand turn onto Harvest Drive when his vehicle was rear-ended by a 2012 Ford Fusion, said Officer Jason Morris with Kentucky State Police Commercial Vehicle Enforcement.

    Police responded to the crash at 9:38 a.m.

  • Police warn of latest phone scam

     Police and local financial institutions are warning residents of a phone scam.

    Residents have reported receiving phone calls from scammers saying they are from Fort Knox Federal Credit Union or The Cecilian Bank, according to Kentucky State Police.

    The automated phone call states their bank’s debit card has been canceled. The call later asks the victim to enter their 16 digit card number and personal identification number to resolve the issue with their card. 

  • General Butler to host Mudathlon

     General Butler State Resort Park will host its second Mudathlon – a 3-mile, 40-obstacle course seeking as much natural and muddy terrain as possible – on Saturday, May 11.

  • NASA: How do animals stay on course?

     Sun, stars, compasses, sextants, clocks, charts, maps, GPS devices .... We humans have used them all to help us find our way around. None of these navigation aids is built into our bodies, though. These methods all depend on reading nature’s signs and using tools.