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Today's News

  • Two indicted on burglary charges

     Two people were indicted on felony charges March 18 by a LaRue County grand jury.

  • Veterans Salute: Hilda Morrison Harned

    The sign at the post office read, “Your country needs you.”
    The U.S. Cadet Nurse Corps was established by Congress on June 15, 1943 (the Bolton Act) as an emergency to provide an adequate supply of nurses at home and the military during World War II.
    Hilda Morrison Harned of Hodgenville was one of the 95,000 women to answer that call.

  • Farm Calendar - March 27, 2013

     Beef Producers meet

  • Community Calendar - March 27, 2013

    Karaoke and dancing
    There will be karaoke and dancing 7-11 p.m. March 29 – and each following Friday night – at the old square dance building, 1524 Hodgenville Road, Elizabethtown. All ages welcome. Door prizes and 50/50 drawing. No alcohol. Admission is $3 to go toward building’s rental fee. For information, call Steve and Linda Vincent at 735-5077.

    Ancestral Trails

  • Teen charged with DUI, fleeing police

    A Bardstown teen was charged with four counts early Sunday after allegedly fleeing from Kentucky State Police.

    Mathew K. Farnsworth, 17, was driving a Honda TRX 450 about 2:25 a.m. March 17 on Wayne Ennis Road, according to Trooper Chris Berry’s report.

    When Berry engaged his lights, Farnsworth “fled off road” about a mile “in disregard of his passenger.”

  • Drug overdose is leading cause of death in state

    Most Kentucky adults don't know that drug overdose is the leading cause of death in the state, but those in the east do.

  • Community egg hunt draws 100

     It has been many years since an Easter egg hunt was held at the LaRue County Fairgrounds.

    Saturday’s event, coordinated by Awesome Events and the LaRue County Fair Board, attracted about 100 people with an egg hunt for children and adults, photos with the Easter bunny and a free lunch.

    “We weren’t expecting this many for our first year,” said Marie Riggs, who owns Awesome Events.

  • COLUMN: Guthrie updates constituents
  • BOIL WATER ADVISORY

     A boil water advisory has been issued by Hodgenville Water Works for customers on West High Street to the LaRue County Courthouse; and College Street to Old Sonora Road.

    The advisory was issued due to the water being cut off in that area due to construction.

    Until further notice, boil all water used for drinking and cooking. Bring water to a rolling boil for three minutes before using.

    The advisory will remain in effect until test results have shown the water to be of an acceptable quality.

  • SOFTBALL: Lady Hawks beat Grayson

    The third-ranked Louisville Mercy Jaguars aren’t an area team, but they claimed the unofficial area championship with a 3-0 showing against area teams Friday and Saturday in the 16-team TSOA Tournament at Meade-Olin Park in Brandenburg.

    Mercy earned a 3-2 win over Meade County in Saturday evening’s semifinals after beating No. 19 Central Hardin in Saturday afternoon’s quarterfinals, 5-3. In pool play, Mercy no-hit LaRue County in five innings, 12-0 as the Lady Hawks committed five errors