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  • E'Town woman sentenced to 60 days

    An Elizabethtown woman was sentenced to 60 days after pleading guilty to charges of wanton endangerment and leaving the scene of an accident.

    Ashley Renee Borden, 25, was charged June 12 with three counts of first-degree wanton endangerment and one count of leaving the scene of an accident and failure to render aid (serious injury or death involved), after she rammed another vehicle with her car at the LaRue County Fairgrounds.

  • Two killed in Greensburg murder/suicide

    A domestic dispute near McKinney Corner in Green County turned deadly Friday when a man followed his live-in ex-wife to her sister’s residence and opened fire with a .22-caliber rifle.

    Kentucky State Police TFC Billy Gregory said Barry Moore, 40, followed his ex-wife, Pamela Gayle Jeffries Moore, 43, from the residence they shared at 75 Hwy. 218 just after 10:30 a.m. Friday. At a mobile home in the back yard, Gregory said, Barry Moore shot Pam Moore and two others before turning the gun on himself.

  • Storm damage occurs on Bailey Road

    Storms moved through the county on July 10 leaving one couple’s yard in shambles. Kenneth Gibson of the Bailey Road, Mount Sherman area, shared a scary experience with his wife during the storm.

    “It was about 10 minutes after 2 when it hit. We were getting ready to head to town and dark clouds started to come across the hill so we were going to wait. Before we could head back into the house the rain started pouring so we sat inside our vehicle waiting for it to pass, and that’s when all the wind started blowing,” he said.

  • Two named to Dean's List

    Eastern Kentucky University has announced that 2,749 students earned Dean’s List honors for the spring semester.

    Two local students were named to the list:
    Armanda Fae Pennington and Sean-Micheal Wathen, both of Magnolia, are sophomores and LaRue County High School graduates majoring in aviation.

    To achieve Dean’s List honors at Eastern, students attempting 14 or more credit hours must earn a 3.5 grade point average out of a possible 4.0.

  • Hodgenville High School Class of 1958
  • 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