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Today's News

  • Craigslist scam reported

    The LaRue County Sheriff’s office is investigating a scam being propagated on Craigslist.

    A local man received a check through “Priority Overnight Federal Express” asking him to cash it and wire a portion to someone else, according to LaRue County Deputy Russell McCoy.  The form of delivery made it appear to be legitimate. He turned over the contents of the envelope to the sheriff’s office.

  • Bluegrass Pipeline officials answer ‘good questions’

    Singing nuns, an Amish couple, several of LaRue and surrounding counties’ largest landowners and an assortment of protestors made for an interesting open house Thursday with officials for the proposed Bluegrass Pipeline.

    Williams and Boardwalk Pipeline Partners plan to construct a pipeline to carry natural gas liquids across several Kentucky counties, including LaRue. The line will start in Pennsylvania and end at the Louisiana Gulf coast.

  • Lyons man charged with beating pup

    A Lyons Station man faces numerous counts after allegedly injuring a pup that had wandered into his yard.

    A white labrador puppy – about 2  months old – ended up with a broken jaw and several teeth knocked out after it ran afoul of William Clay Ford Jr., 49.

    According to LaRue County Deputy Russell McCoy, the dog apparently followed a riding lawn mower down the road and ended up in Ford’s yard about noon on Aug. 6.

  • SCRTC coming to LaRue

    South Central Rural Telephone Company announced plans last week to expand its services farther into LaRue County.

    SCRTC, which already serves the Buffalo, Magnolia and Mount Sherman area, will extend its fiber optic network into the Hodgenville area in 2014, said David Davis, general manager.

  • Farms provided taste, sights and sounds of LaRue County

    More than 400 people attended Saturday’s AGstravaganza, held in conjunction with LaRue County Farm Bureau’s annual meeting.

    Five farming operations opened their gates to the public, providing tours and information. Tour locations were at Gaddie’s Hay and Cattle, Hinton’s Orchard and Farm Market, Homestead Family Farms, Lee’s Garden Center and Shady Rest Farm.

    Participants got to see and pet show cattle, and view a variety of large farm equipment, grain operations, barns and silos, a pig farm, retail establishments and orchards.

  • 1954 Hodgenville High School Class Reunion
  • Legal Aid Clinics -August 14, 2013

    The Legal Aid Society, 416 W. Muhammad Ali Blvd., Louisville, will hold free legal clinics in August and September. Each session will be held at that location unless otherwise stated.

    A reservation for each clinic is required. Contact the Legal Aid Society at (502) 584-1254 to make your reservation.

    • Foreclosure Clinic – 4 p.m. Aug. 15; 11 a.m. Aug. 20; 4 p.m. Aug. 22; 11 a.m. Aug. 27; 4 p.m. Aug. 29; 11 a.m. Sept. 3; 4 p.m.

  • Senior Center Menu August 14-20, 2013

    All meals served with 8 ounces skim milk.
    Aug. 14 – Hot beef sandwich, gravy, mashed potatoes, steamed broccoli, strawberry dessert
    Aug. 15 – Pork roast, pinto beans, seasoned turnip greens, applesauce, cornbread
    Aug. 16 – Potluck
    Aug. 19 – Baked pork chops, boiled potatoes, buttered green peas, fruit yogurt
    Aug. 20 – Boneless baked chicken breast with mustard sauce, stewed tomatoes, broccoli, peach slices, cornbread
     

  • Senior Activities -August 14, 2013

    Prime Time Band to perform
    A dance will be held 7-10 p.m. Friday, Aug. 16 at the LaRue County Senior Citizens Center, 112 N. Walters Ave., Hodgenville. The Prime Time Band with Jim Walters, Leroy Sherrard, Larry Seelye and Doug Gary, will perform a variety of music. For more information, call Jim Walters at 737-5655 or 766-4437.

    Senior Citizens music

  • Elliott takes helm at Senior Center

    Karen Elliott began her duties as the new site-based coordinator for the Senior Citizens Center in Hodgenville on Aug. 5.

    “I found out that I had received the position on July 22, when Tancy Morris, the congregate meals program director, called me and offered me the job,” said Elliott.

    Elliott, a LaRue County native, said she is excited to be giving back to the community that raised her.