Today's News

  • Mat Hawks set school records at State Tourney

    The LaRue County Mat Hawks took second place in the small school division and fourth place overall at the 2012 KHSAA State Wrestling Tournament held Friday and Saturday in Lexington.  
    Senior Bernard Ray was a state champion. The Mat Hawks had two state runners-up and five other state placers.

  • Grand jury hands down murder indictment

    Abdullah Rahman White was indicted Monday by a LaRue County grand jury for the murder of 28-year-old Kristie Lynne Allen.
    Allen was found dead Dec. 30 inside a home in Buffalo where she had been house-sitting for friends.
    White, 35, of Radcliff, was seen fleeing the house in Allen's car, according to Kentucky State Police.
    After hearing evidence from KSP Det. Jeremy Mabe, the grand jury charged White with numerous other counts: first-degree burglary and complicity; two

  • Former firefighter dies in crash

     A former LaRue County firefighter died Feb. 14 as a result of injuries sustained in a single vehicle crash just outside of Hodgenville city limits. 

  • CHURCH CALENDAR - FEB. 22, 2012

     Ash Wednesday service at Wesley Meadows

  • Louisville man faces charges after crashing bike

    A Louisville man is facing charges after allegedly crashing a motorcycle while fleeing an officer.

    Brian B. Baldwin, age unavailable, was operating a 2000 Kawasaki Ninja motorcycle about eight miles east of Hodgenville just before 6 p.m. Feb. 17.

    According to CVE Officer Jason Morris, Baldwin was traveling at a high rate of speed (more than 120 miles per hour).

    Morris activated his emergency equipment in an attempt to stop the bike. He caught up to him and observed him turning left onto Spring Loop Road.

  • Fraser tops in impromptu speaking

    The Western Kentucky University Forensics Team won the 2012 Kentucky State forensics tournament Feb. 18, keeping alive a streak that began in 1990. This year’s tournament, hosted at Berea College, featured teams from all across the Commonwealth participating in speech and debate events.

  • TOUCHPOINTS: Don't let sin control you

    Do not let sin control the way you live.

    Could it be to some that they believe a certain sin is OK as long as no one knows about it? You may
    believe if it is kept secret or private no one will ever know what you are hiding. Sin attacks the will and the soul, here and there, until we are deadened to what it is doing in our lives.

  • Family, friends remember Virgil Pearman

    Virgil Pearman was best known for his work as a homebuilder and his service in Kentucky’s General Assembly. But those closest to him recalled the late legislator as putting family first.

    Pearman was born outside Hodgenville, in the Leafdale community. The homestead is now the site of the LaRue County Environmental and Education Research Center which preserves the homestead of his parents, Robert and Anna Belle Pearman.

  • Glendale restaurateur cited for permitting patron to drink

    Tony York has been in and out of Hardin County’s restaurant business for more than 25 years. In 1985, he started working for Green Bamboo, and later he moved to Stone Hearth and Glendale’s The Depot before eventually taking ownership of the restaurant.

    York said it was common practice in Hardin County restaurants to allow customers to bring alcohol in to drink with a meal if they asked.

    “Nobody questioned the legality of it because it was never pursued,” he said.

  • Plans continue for New Haven senior center

    The New Haven Board of Commissioners regular monthly meeting turned into more of a workshop on building and design as they met Thursday with the lead architect renovating Barry Hall into a new senior citizen and community center.

    The center will serve residents of Nelson and LaRue Counties.