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Today's News

  • God's Desire for you

    God is in the life changing business. He takes a life that is bent and straightens it; a shattered one and puts it together again and a dirty one and cleans it.

    There are two basic opinions as to how God changes a life. One is the passive approach where God does it all. The other opinion is the activist approach where it is all up to us. But I think it is a combination of the two where we  both have a part.

  • News of Record

    Property Transfers

    The following property transfers are listed as given on deeds at the LaRue County Clerk’s Office in Hodgenville.

    Estate of Helen M. Puckett through Pamela Frazier, executrix, Michael Ray Puckett, Tammy Puckett, Pamela Gayle Puckett nka Pamela Frazier, George Frazier, and Gerald Thomas Puckett to Trevor Atcher and Ethan Atcher, property in Upton, $162,400.

    Renee Brewer, executrix of the Kenneth R. Bell estate, to Renee Brewer, property in Magnolia, FMV $370,000.

  • LaRue County school board saluted this month

    Throughout January the administrators, faculty, staff, students and community members of LaRue County Schools are publicly thanking the system’s elected board of education members during Kentucky’s observation of School Board Recognition Month.

  • LETTER: Children at play signs: are they legal?

    Dear Editor,

    Traffic signs are installed on our highways for many reasons. They may inform us of the need to stop, the speed limit, street name or which direction to go. Warning signs alert us to unexpected hazards on our roads. Signs help us obey the laws, find our destination and keep us from running off the road. They help us to stay safe whether we are a motorist, bicyclist or pedestrian.

  • Speech teams begin season

    The LaRue County Middle and High School Speech teams started 2016 with excellent showings at three tournaments over the past two weeks.

    On January 9, the high school team traveled to Rowan County where students won several individual awards and took fifth overall out of over 20 schools. They had a repeat of that performance at Assumption on the January 16, again placing fifth and winning some individual awards. The middle school team also competed on January 16 in Danville, bringing home some individual wins and placing seventh place overall out of 16 schools.

  • The need for more understanding

    I was snowed in last weekend thanks to Winter Storm Jonas. Being forced to have to stay in without being able to go anywhere gave me a lot of time to think about things, which can be dangerous in a lot of ways.

    There were a lot of topics I thought about that could be possible columns for me to write, but there was one topic that kept nagging at me and I can’t keep my opinion about it to myself anymore. The majority of people are not understanding of others and they are quick to complain, criticize or “wrongfully” judge them.

  • Jail log

    Bookings at the LaRue County Detention Center from Monday, January 18 to Monday, January 25.

    Jason Michael Andrews, 34, of Hodgenville was charged with two counts of fourth degree assault, third degree criminal abuse and intimidating a participant in the legal process. He was later released from LCDC on bond. Arresting agency was the Kentucky State Police.

  • Tips for making freezer meals

    You can free up time on future meal preparations when you make extra food at one meal for upcoming meals. This way you prepare food ahead and freeze for a later time. The following are some general tips for making freezer meals, which are shared through Nebraska Extension.

  • Short week at state legislatrue

    By State Representative Terry Mills

    With the General Assembly off on Monday for the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday and on Friday because of the snow, last week was an especially short one for legislators.

    However, a reduced schedule didn’t keep the House from moving several bills forward.

    Last Wednesday, the chamber’s Judiciary Committee put its support behind House Bill 229, which would give the Attorney General’s office jurisdiction to pursue and prosecute human trafficking cases.  

  • Treitz of Green County files

    Richard Treitz of Green County recently filed for State Representative, District 24 which covers Green, Larue and Marion Counties.

    Treitz said he has years of experience in the Kentucky legislature.

    “I have read and analyzed bills, testified before committees, and have written legislation, all without compensation,” Treitz said. “I know and have working relationships with many senators and representatives.”

    Treitz said Former Agriculture Commissioner and State Representative James Comer has endorsed his campaign.