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Today's News

  • Fairy rings crop up around county

    Nancy Devers, of Hodgenville, does not just have a large “fairy ring” in her yard – as they are called, she has a circle of 23-and-counting mushrooms.

    Several of the fungi are over half a foot wide in diameter, making for a rather impressive display. Other, newly sprouted fungi are rather small.

  • Environmental lawyer urges caution by landowners when dealing with legal matters, signing documents

    Landowners and residents who attended a meeting Thursday night on the planned Bluegrass Pipeline shared what they had learned about the project from their neighbors and heard from a leading environmental lawyer about what they should do to safeguard their property rights and other interests.

  • Christian Women's Connection celebrates 35 years

    The Elizabethtown Area Christian Women’s Connection celebrated their 35th birthday on July 8.

    About 50 women from Elizabethtown, Radcliff, Hodgenville, Vine Grove, Cecilia and Leitchfield attended, including three women from the 1978 executive committee – Gwen Yarbrough, Barbara Hicks and Rose Harris. Also attending were five women who were past chairperson: Pam Kerr, serving 1987-88; Jeanette Wilson, 1997-99; Alice Pepper, 1999-2001 and 2003-4; Carolyn Smith, 2001-3; and Denise Garrett, 2007 to present.  

  • Making A Splash
  • News of Record

    Property Transfers
    The following property transfers are listed as given on deeds at the LaRue County Clerk’s Office in Hodgenville.

    Charles Thurman and Joyce Thurman to Mitchell Wayne Embree, lot 5 in Georgetown section, Hodgenville, along Handley Street, gift, love and affection, FCV $34,500

    Norbert Skees and Barbara Skees and John Roberts and Diane G. Roberts to Teresa T. Dekalands, property on Dangerfield Road, $175,000

  • KSBA changes tighten regulations

    The Kentucky School Board Association has made several changes to their list of Policies and Administrative Procedure.

    The LaRue County School Board went over the changes at its June 17 meeting.

    “This year it was a little different because the state auditor had several recommendations in light of issues that had occurred within other school districts in the state,” said Superintendent Sam Sanders.

    Changes made to the KSBA Policies and Procedures are very broad, covering multiple areas.

  • Library lowers late fees

    Walking into the LaRue County Public Library with an overdue or “late” book or movie could cost a pretty penny depending on how long you’ve kept it past the due date.

    However, those who had to worry about paying a dollar to make up for a day’s worth of tardiness on a DVD – now pay half the cost.

    The library recently announced changes for the charges that would be expected when returning overdue items, making copies, making laminates or placing faxes.

  • Easy recipes to use with seasonal corn

    Microwave Corn on the Cob
    Place ears of corn, still in the shuck, in a single layer in the microwave.  Microwave on high for one to two minutes for every ear of corn in the microwave, turning the ears halfway through cooking time. Allow corn to rest several minutes before removing shucks and silks.

    To Grill Corn

  • Longstanding Meetings

    Monday
    Hodgenville City Council

    Hodgenville City Council meets 7 p.m. the second Monday at Hodgenville Civic Center (city hall).

    LaRue County Board of Adjustments
    LaRue County Board of Adjustments meets 6 p.m. Monday, quarterly. Applications must be received in advance for meetings. Call Land of Lincoln Planning and Zoning at 358-358-0830 for more information.

    LaRue County Board of Education

  • Magic reading