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Today's News

  • Fiscal Court approves change to viewshed

     The zoning ordinance approved by LaRue County Fiscal Court at its meeting Nov. 14 will allow existing advertising signs on Lincoln Parkway to remain, but will prohibit new signs to be erected along the viewshed areas on Lincoln Parkway and U.S. 31-E.

    “The main concern is on Lincoln Parkway,” said Bud Ireland, county administrator for Land of Lincoln Planning and Zoning. “What we don’t want is a bunch of billboards in a 20-acre field near the road.”

  • New Hope woman dies in crash

     A New Hope woman died Sunday afternoon after a single-vehicle crash in Nelson County.

    Theresa J. Thompson, 43, was driving a 1998 Chevrolet pickup on KY 52 about 1.5 miles east of New Hope when she lost control about 5:15 p.m., according to Kentucky State Trooper John Adams.

    The truck tires dropped off the right shoulder of the roadway and Thompson overcorrected, causing the vehicle to leave the roadway on the westbound side.

  • News of Record - Nov. 21, 2012

     Marriages

  • Court Briefs - Nov. 21, 2012

    Complicity

    Brandon Christopher Branham (1992) pleaded guilty to complicity, receiving stolen property over $300; and complicity, theft by unlawful taking over $300, Nov. 5 in LaRue Circuit Court. He was sentenced to five years, suspended, and credited for 28 days served. He was fined $410. Final sentencing held.

     

    Sentenced to five years

  • Search begins for LCMS principal

     LaRue County Schools are searching for a new principal.

    Middle School Principal Bob Bright announced his resignation Nov. 14. He has accepted a position as CEO/executive director of the National Beta Club.

    Bright, who has served as LCMS principal since July 2010, will begin his new duties on Jan. 1.

  • Jail letters seized in murder case

     More information has been released in the ongoing investigation of the apparent homicide of a Buffalo woman.

    Kentucky State Police obtained a warrant to seize letters from the LaRue County Detention Center believed to have been written by Abdullah Rahman White and Samantha J. Kolley.

    White, 36, of Radcliff, faces a murder charge in the Dec. 30, 2011 death of 28-year-old Kristie Lynne Allen.

  • 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.