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Today's News

  • COMMUNITY CALENDAR - AUG. 10-17

    Karaoke on Friday
    Karaoke will be held 6:30 p.m. Aug. 12 for ages 18 and older at the LaRue County Senior Citizens Center. Free admission. For more information, call Steve Vincent at 270-900-0652 or 270-735-5077.

    Volunteers needed for Kentucky State Fair
    The LaRue County Chamber of Commerce needs volunteers for the Pride of the Counties booth at the Kentucky State Fair Aug. 18-28. All volunteers that help with the booth will have free admission to the fair. For more information, call the Chamber at 358-3411.

  • City Council hears reports on restroom, cemetery

    Mayor Terry Cruse presented several updates to City Council members at Monday’s meeting.
    Cruse said the restroom at Creekfront Park is almost completed. Workers are waiting for sinks and commodes to be delivered. The units have been placed twice on backorder, he said.
    His goal is to have the restroom operational by Lincoln Days.
    Truck being replaced
    Cruse said the sewage tanker truck was totaled in a crash July 27. Driver John Thurman was injured when the truck overturned.

  • Three indicted by Nelson grand jury

    The following people have been indicted by a Nelson County grand jury. They were arraigned in Nelson Circuit Court Aug. 4.

  • Terry Ovesen retires as city fire chief

    Hodgenville Fire Chief Terry Ovesen announced his retirement Monday to city council members.
    He’s also stepping down as a volunteer firefighter after more than 30 years of service. His last day is Aug. 31.
    “Thirty years is long enough,” he said, as he passed copies of his resignation letter to each council member.
    He said he and Mayor Terry Cruse had talked about his decision prior to the meeting.

  • Archery shoot draws awareness to Asperger syndrome

    Arrowhead Archery is sponsoring a 3D shoot Aug. 21 to help promote awareness of Asperger syndrome, a type of autism.

  • Picture perfect fundraiser assists fire department with equipment

    With the help of Parrish Photos of Campbellsville and community donations, Buffalo Fire Department was able to raise $4,855.50 to assist in the purchase of a new Bullard thermal imaging camera.
    The thermal imaging device replaces an outdated thermal imager that the department has utilized for several years and cuts down the time it takes for searching, according to Buffalo Fire Department Capt. Dustin Helm.

  • Voting districts remain the same

    LaRue County’s magisterial district boundaries will remain as they are at least until the next Census in 2020.
    LaRue County Fiscal Court, meeting at the courthouse in Hodgenville July 26, approved the county re-apportionment commission’s recommendation to keep them the same.

  • ANNIVERSARY: James and Betty French

    James and Betty French of Hodgenville will celebrate their 41st wedding anniversary on Aug. 15, 2011.
    They have two children, Lisa Stanfield and Donna Wilson, and seven grandchildren.

  • Sunrise celebration: Shuffett and French

    Garnett Shuffett and Lillian French celebrated birthdays in August at Sunrise Manor Nursing Home.

  • BIRTHDAY: Dual reception held at Ovesen Heights

    The families of Tootie Burba, of Hodgenville, and Lillian Kirkpatrick, formerly of Mount Sherman, invite friends to a combined birthday celebration to be at Ovesen Heights Baptist Church ministry center 3-5 p.m. Aug. 13.
    No gifts requested.