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Today's News

  • Eminent domain should not apply with pipeline

    Oklahoma-based Williams Co. and Texas-based Boardwalk Pipeline Partners want to build a pipeline to pump natural gas liquids across the commonwealth. The partnership expects it will not be able to negotiate sales with 2 percent of landowners along the route.

  • Frankfort Update

    Jan. 7 convened the 2014 General Assembly, a 60-day legislative session creating the next two-year budget for Kentucky. This session will encompass complex issues that require legislative action as the Senate Majority strives to make pathways for economic growth, pro-life initiatives, managing the impact of the American Care Act and fighting for fiscal responsibility.  

  • Married for 7 decades, couple dies hours apart

    George and Viola Hoffman’s tale was a love story to the end.

  • Get the most value from your tax refund

    Tax time is one of the few opportunities when low-income households receive a sizable amount of money – especially if they take advantage of the earned-income tax credit <http://www.irs.gov/Individuals/EITC-Home-Page—It%E2%80%99s-easier-than-ever-to-find-out-if-you-qualify-for-EITC.

  • Miss LaRue County

    Patricia Ann Gibson, the daughter of Roger and Melanie Wells of Hodgenville, competed at the 2014 Miss Kentucky County Fair Pageant in Louisville this weekend.

  • Bluegrass Pipeline focused on kitchen table discussions

    For the last three months, representatives of Bluegrass Pipeline have been meeting in the homes of landowners in 13 Kentucky counties to discuss the project and the prospect of purchasing an easement, which is the right to use a narrow strip of land for installation of the underground pipeline. 

  • BIRTH: Manning

    James and Kimberly Manning of Hodgenville announce the birth of their daughter, EmmiLou Grace Manning.

    EmmiLou Grace was born at 9:10 a.m. Dec. 22, 2013. She weighed 6 pounds 14 ounces and was 19-inches long.

    She was welcomed home by her big brother Caden James Manning.

    Maternal grandparents are Kathleen and David Edlin of Elizabethtown.

    Paternal grandparents are Karen and Shawn Lafollette of Hodgenville.

  • Leadership class

    The Leadership LaRue participants visited the LaRue County Courthouse Jan. 16 for  Local Government Day. The class is sponsored by the LaRue County Chamber of Commerce. From left, Jill Gray, Shelia Dermody, Jason Detre, Missy Milby, Hazel Hinton, Tommy Turner, Paul Richey, Chad Puyear, Krista Levee, Nathan Highbaugh, Dana Jolly, Teleana Davis, Kayla Moore and Martha Read.

  • Hawkins honored as employee of the year

    Venita Hawkins was selected as Employee of the Year for 2013 by Nationwide Uniform.

    She has been employed with Nationwide since Aug. 4, 1976. She is employed in the trouser department.

    She received a special award for her dedication and service at the annual Christmas program on Dec. 23.

  • Rotary

    Andy Frueh with the Hardin County Playhouse was a guest at last week’s Hodgenville Rotary Club meeting. He talked about upcoming productions. At left is Rotarian Cheryl Thomas.