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Today's News

  • D & A Clothing holds ribbon-cutting

     LaRue County has a new clothing store.

    D&A Clothing, named for owners Debra and Anthony Atwell, held a grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony Monday afternoon. The event was sponsored by the LaRue County Chamber of Commerce.

    The Atwells said they are excited to be part of the Hodgenville/LaRue County area, and welcome everyone to come in and see their new store.

    “We have fallen in love with this community and are very excited to be part of this area,” Debra Atwell said.

  • Lint Eliminator has ribbon-cutting

     Lint Eliminator, 8455 Campbellsville Road Hodgenville, held a grand-opening ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday Nov. 16. The LaRue County Chamber of Commerce sponsored the event.

    From left, Nina Cundiff, Pam Stephens, owners Karen and Ron Hickman, LaRue County Judge/executive Tommy Turner, Katie McDowell and Angel French.

  • Expect natural gas bills to increase by $4

     Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company have reached a unanimous settlement agreement with all of the parties in the base rate cases before the Kentucky Public Service Commission. The recommended agreement, which is subject to KPSC approval, lowers the late-payment charge, extends the time period for paying customer bills, gives the company responsibility for natural gas service lines and provides for additional charitable giving.

  • Gribbins indicted for murder

     The Marion County grand jury handed down two indictments for murder Monday.

    Dewayne Shipp, 49, of 83 Webster Way in McDaniels was indicted for murder and for possession of a handgun by a convicted felon.

    According to the indictment, on or about Nov. 14, Shipp intentionally engaged in conduct that caused the death of Marion County Sheriff's Deputy Anthony Rakes.

    No bond was set in this case.

    Shipp is being held at the infirmary at the Kentucky State Reformatory.

  • HONOR ROLL: Hodgenville Elementary School

     Third grade – All A

    Annie Crewz, Brennan East, Alex Rowland, Macie Sandidge, Emma Thompson, Giselle Adams, Jackson Carpenter, Rachel Hawkins, Gracey Laxon, Kailynd Lewis, Alysen Powell, Kaiden Price, Brian Sanchez, Hallie Frye, Keegan Spratt, Amber Hawkins, Sara Harned, Maleah English, Avery Murray

     

    Third grade – A/B

  • PHOTO: LaRue County and Moonshine

     Beverly Heath presented a program “When LaRue County went Dry in 1942” at the meeting of the Ancestral Trails Historical Society. Heath interviewed senior citizens on the topic of moonshine and relayed some humorous – and tragic – stories. The next meeting is Dec. 7. The topic will be Pearl Harbor and a tribute to veterans. For more information, call 270-862-3209.

  • PHOTO: Matt Stiles harvests 13-pointer

     Matt Stiles, 16, of Howardstown, harvested a 13-point buck Nov. 14.

  • PHOTO: Brittany Stiles takes a buck

     Brittany Stiles, 22, of Howardstown, harvested a 12-point buck Nov. 11.

  • Campbellsville University Chorus to present 'Elijah'

     The Campbellsville University Concert Chorus will present part one of Mendelssohn's “Elijah” at 8 p.m. Nov. 27 in the sanctuary of Campbellsville Baptist Church, 530 N. Central Avenue, Campbellsville.

    “Elijah” is a major oratorio by Mendelssohn that tells the story of the biblical character, Elijah, in various historical settings.

    Dr. Wesley Roberts, professor of music, will accompany the 50-voice chorus.  Singing the role of “Elijah” is baritone Dr. Mark Bradley, professor of music.

  • Land of Lincoln Planning and Zoning: Building Permits for October 2012

     Information compiled from Land of Lincoln Planning and Zoning records

    Bryan Eastridge, Greensburg Road, conditional use

    Shirley Jones, 4250 Wayne Ennis Road, New Haven, land division

    Linda Andrews, 150 Tanner Road, Hodgenville, ramp

    Terry Peace , 763 Aetna Furnace Road, Magnolia, land division

    Jerry Rock, Slack Road, Hodgenville, land division

    Danny Knight, 707 Jenkins Road, Sonora, land division

    Jeremy Price, 301 Woebegona Way, Hodgenville, storage