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Today's News

  • New Haven man indicted

     A Nelson County grand jury indicted a New Haven man last week on several counts.

    Jesse Layne French, 24, is accused in three separate indictments involving first-degree trafficking in controlled substances. French is accused of selling heroin in an amount equal to or less than two grams to a confidential informant in March. He either acted alone or in concert with David Lucas, according to the court documents.

  • Horse Cave market finds warmth without the costs

      HORSE CAVE – As the temperatures drop, many people are wondering how they can reduce winter energy costs, and one Hart County producer may have it figured out.

    Paul Dennison, a grower of various horticultural crops and tobacco in Horse Cave, hopes to eliminate an energy bill this winter after installing a biomass gasification boiler this past spring at his farming operation.

  • PHOTO: Corky Cox MVP

    Former LaRue County High School Coach Cortland “Corky” Cox presented the most valuable player award to Darryl J. Smith Dec. 1 at a tournament named in his honor. Smith, a sophomore, scored 17 points on a pair of 3-pointers and 5-of-7 shooting from the free-throw line  to help his team, the Henderson County Colonels, defeat Fifth Region champion John Hardin in overtime 75-69. 

  • Judy Blair holds book-signing

     Author Judy Blair will hold a book signing 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 13 at the LaRue County Public Library.

    She will sign copies of her book, “LaRue County, Kentucky - A Pictorial History.” She will have copies for sale.

  • PHOTO: Rotary guest

      Hodgenville Rotarian Cheryl Thomas greeted visitor Adrian Bambini from Saunders Springs. The Rotary Club meets weekly at Paula’s Hot Biscuit.

  • PHOTO: Joe Dohn's buck

     Joe Dohn of Hodgenville harvested this eight-point, 190-pounds buck on a LaRue County farm.

  • PHOTO: Calvin Dohn harvests buck

     Calvin Dohn, son of Glenda and Joe Dohn, took this 10-point, 150-pounds buck on his Papaw Pearman’s farm in Hodgenville.

  • Teen honored for service to fallen officer

     The City of Hodgenville honored a 15-year-old Wednesday for the compassion he showed to a dying police officer.

  • Riders injured when motorcycles collide

     Two men were injured Saturday when their motorcycles collided near Buffalo.

  • PHOTO: So long, Pamida - hello, Shopko

     Hodgenville’s Pamida offered 95 percent savings on its remaining inventory prior to its closing Saturday. The general merchandise chain merged with Shopko – and will re-open as Shopko. Left, Misty, Madison and Tommy Wilmoth and Eddie Arcaro pushed a full cart to their vehicle. Misty, a 4-H agent, stocked up on green folders for 2 cents each. In the background, workers began painting a new sign on the building. The pharmacy remains open as the building’s interior is refurbished. The Hodgenville store opened in 1999.