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Today's News

  • EKU President's List

    Eastern Kentucky University has announced that 1,177 students earned President’s List honors for the Spring 2014 semester.

    Local students honored are:

  • MILITARY: Captain Turner visits

    U.S. Navy Captain Mark Duell Turner, M.D., has been assigned to Bahrain as medical advisor to the admiral in charge of Fleet Five in the Middle East.

    Turner, a 1978 honor graduate of LaRue County High School, and 1984 honor graduate of the University of Kentucky, is married to Sybil Trasker Turner. They are the parents of Charles Turner, a third year student in engineering at McGill University, and Grace Turner, a recent graduate of Yokohama International School in Japan. Grace plans to attend Princeton University in New Jersey.

  • BIRTH: Bales

    Ella Grace Bales is proud to announce the arrival of her brother, Tate Elijah Bales.

    Tate Elijah was born at 4:35 p.m. on April 28, 2014, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. He weighed 8 pounds 13 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    Tate’s parents are Nathan and Amanda Bales of Hodgenville. Maternal grandparents are Beverly and the late Roy Veirs of Hodgenville. Paternal grandparents are Richard and Rita Bales of Hodgenville.  

  • Cost-free debt management service provided by LaRue native

    For people needing cost-free debt management, Leanna Milby is ready and waiting in Elizabethtown.

    A LaRue County native and 2002 LaRue County High School graduate, Milby is a financial services specialist with Apprisen, a company that has been in Elizabethtown since 1999. Its stated mission is to help people improve their financial well-being through counseling, community outreach, and financial education.

  • LIFTED: Boil Water Advisory: City of Hodgenville

     UPDATE: The boil water advisory was lifted at 6:15 p.m. Monday, according to Hodgenville City Hall.

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    The City of Hodgenville Sunday issued a boil water advisory for all city residents and businesses.

    The advisory was issued after a waterline break on South Lincoln Boulevard. City workers said they found a baseball-size hole in the water main. The pressure of the leak buckled the roadway several inches and gallons of water began pouring down the ditchline.

  • BIRTH: Welcome, Tate

    Ella Grace Bales is proud to announce the arrival of her brother, Tate Elijah Bales. 

    Tate Elijah was born at 4:35 p.m. on April 28, 2014, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. He weighed 8 pounds 13 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    Tate's parents are Nathan and Amanda Bales of Hodgenville. Maternal grandparents are Beverly and the late Roy Veirs of Hodgenville. Paternal grandparents are Richard and Rita Bales of Hodgenville.

  • House plan restores highway money

    The U.S. House of Rep­resentatives voted across party lines, 367 to 55, Tuesday to restore cash to the Highway Trust Fund, which is teetering on insolvency.

    The trust fund provides money to states for bridge, road and other transportation projects and is expected to run short on money starting next month without a stopgap from Congress.

  • Community Calendar - July 16, 2014

      Fair Board to meet

    The LaRue County Fair Board will meet 7 p.m. Thursday, July 17 at the Fairgrounds.

     

  • PHOTO: Young Farmers Scholarship

      LaRue County Young Farmer President Joe Stults, right, presented Kyle DeVary with a $500 scholarship at the Young Farmer summer cookout at Hinton’s Orchard. 

  • PHOTO: Pickup rolls

    Troy D. Handley, 49, of Campbellsville, lost control of the 2003 GMC Sierra he was driving on Ky. 210 about 6:30 a.m. July 14. The pickup hit standing water and hydroplaned, according to LaRue County Deputy Robby Brownfield. The vehicle left the roadway and rolled, coming to rest on its roof. Handley refused medical transport.