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Today's News

  • ‘Corky Cox Court’ to be dedicated Jan. 31

    LaRue County High School gym’s basketball court not only is freshly re-finished, it is also newly named – Corky Cox Court – after a former longtime coach who mentored LaRue County’s boys’ basketball teams to three state tournament appearances.

  • Sports Shorts

    ECTC Barons game and open house – free admission

  • ‘All’ indictments are expedited

    The felony indictments of Hodgenville Mayor Terry Cruse and City Clerk MaDonna Hornback for alleged misuse of the city’s gas card continue to make headlines across the state.

  • ‘Lucky Layla’ a moo-ving success story

    Every business searching for success looks for its niche in a specific market where it can sell an attractive product with few competitors.

  • Weather closes court, schools, park

    Bitter cold greeted LaRue Countians Monday as they prepared to leave for work.

  • Barn fire

     A barn owned by J.J. Childress burned to the ground about 5 p.m. Jan. 2. A tractor is believed to have caught fire inside the structure on Mount Sherman Road. Magnolia and Buffalo Fire Departments responded to the scene. Some hay that was stored inside the barn also was destroyed.

  • January is National Blood Donor month

    January is National Blood Donor Month, a time when the American Red Cross recognizes and thanks the millions of dedicated blood and platelet donors across the United States for helping to ensure a stable blood supply for patients in need both locally and across the country. National Blood Donor Month began in 1970 as a Presidential proclamation by President Richard Nixon.

  • One injured in crash

    Jessica Campbell, 22, of Elizabethtown, was injured Jan. 2 when she lost control of the 2005 Ford Ranger pickup she was driving north on Old Elizabethtown Road. The pickup, owned by Gipe Automotive, ran off the right side of the roadway and struck an embankment, according to LaRue County Deputy Russell McCoy. It appeared to have rolled three times and came to rest right side up. She was transported to Hardin Memorial Hospital by LaRue County EMS. Hodgenville Police Chief Steve Johnson assisted with traffic control.

  • Woman charged with promoting contraband

    A Buffalo woman is facing charges after she allegedly attempted to introduce contraband into the LaRue County Detention Center.

  • Deer 1, van and pole, 0

    A Hornback Plumbing van suffered extensive damage when it struck a utility pole Dec. 31.

    Richard Walker, 37, was driving the 2007 work van on Salem Lake Road when a deer ran into his path, according to LaRue County Deputy Russell McCoy. Walker swerved to avoid hitting the deer and ran off the right side of the roadway, striking the pole. 

    The pole was broken “about 10-feet-up,” said McCoy.

    Walker and the deer were not injured.