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Today's News

  • LaRue's viewshed ordinance could affect Bardstown Road

     2008 ARCHIVES – On March 13, members of the Land of Lincoln Planning and Zoning Commission again discussed the establishment of a viewshed corridor on Lincoln Parkway and Bardstown Road (U.S. 31E). It’s the third time the board has met to field questions and gather input before making a decision.

  • PHOTO: DEER HARVEST

     Lindsey Rucker, 11, harvested a 4-point buck about 5:30 p.m. Nov. 11. It is her first buck.

  • BIRTH: Hobacks welcome Hunter Lee

     Lisa M. and James W. Hoback III of New Haven announce the birth of a son, Hunter Lee.

    Hunter Lee was born Oct. 24, 2012, at Flaget Memorial Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds 11 ounces and was 12.5-inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Brenda Nelson and Roy Pollard. Paternal grandparents are Eleanor (Ellie) West and the late James W. (Jimmy) Hoback II.

    Hunter Lee was welcomed home by brothers James W. Hoback IV, 6, and Bradley Hoback, 2.

  • Legal Aid Clinics planned for November and December

     The Legal Aid Society, 416 W. Muhammad Ali Blvd., Louisville, will hold free legal clinics in November and December.

    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. For Ask-A-Lawyer clinics, call (502) 614-3716.

  • Local working group meets to discuss EQIP

     The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service administers the Environmental Quality Incentives Program, a federal program that provides technical and financial assistance to land users to address natural resource concerns. NRCS is asking for local input for the fiscal year 2013 program.

  • Woman charged with unlawful transaction with a minor

     A Buffalo woman was charged Oct. 5 with third-degree unlawful transaction with a minor and third-degree sodomy.

    Haley Glass, 22, is accused of having unlawful contact with a 15-year-old boy in July. The LaRue County Sheriff’s Office served the arrest warrant.

    She was lodged in the LaRue County Detention Center on $9,500 unsecured bond.

    She was arraigned Oct. 31 in LaRue District Court. Probable cause was found for the case to be heard by a grand jury.

    She is ordered to have no contact with the complaining witness.

  • COLUMN: Unfunded pension system threatens Kentucky's future

     Less funding for schools. No employee pay raises. Service cutbacks for people in need. Construction projects cancelled. Job-creating programs put on hold. Still higher college tuition.

    These and other stark developments could become Kentucky’s future if the state fails to take decisive action to address a huge unfunded liability in its public employee pension plans.

  • STUDENT WORK: The Battle of Verdun

     Imagine, hundreds of thousands of men bleeding in the same battle. The Battle of Verdun was one of the most famous, bloodiest, costliest battles in World War I. The battle had a repulsive cause. The German Army shelled France at the start. And its effects on World War I were huge. The history of the Battle of Verdun was amazing and unique.  

  • Jaden's Day Golf Scramble
  • ON EDUCATING LARUE: LCHS offers alternative to ACT prep program

     After several years using TestGear as an online prep for students preparing to take the ACT, LaRue County High School is going to an alternative program.

     “We didn’t feel as though students were utilizing TestGear as much as we had hoped and we believe part of the reason was that it was not as user friendly as we would have liked,” said Ruth Sorace, curriculum specialist for LaRue County high and middle schools.