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Today's News

  • Farm calendar

    Rabies clinics

    Rabies clinics will be held June 14 and 17.

    Plantation Veterinary Clinic, 7558 New Jackson Highway, outside Magnolia, will hold a clinic 4-6 p.m. June 14.

    LaRue County Animal Clinic, 121 Shepherdsville Road, Hodgenville, will hold a clinic 5-6:30 p.m. June 17.

    Pets must be 4 months old. Shots are $5 each. For more information, call the LaRue County Environmental Office at 358-8665.

  • Farm calendar

    Rabies clinics

    Rabies clinics will be held June 14 and 17.

    Plantation Veterinary Clinic, 7558 New Jackson Highway, outside Magnolia, will hold a clinic 4-6 p.m. June 14.

    LaRue County Animal Clinic, 121 Shepherdsville Road, Hodgenville, will hold a clinic 5-6:30 p.m. June 17.

    Pets must be 4 months old. Shots are $5 each. For more information, call the LaRue County Environmental Office at 358-8665.

  • Limit weed growth to get the most out of your pastures

    The goal of a productive pasture is to encourage growth of a vigorous, dense stand of desirable grasses and clovers, yet limit weed germination and growth. Such unwanted plants can germinate in thin pasture stands and are more likely to become established there.

  • Report of knife fight leads officers to one-step meth lab

    A 32-year-old homeless man was charged June 2 with manufacturing methamphetamine.

    According to an arrest report, LaRue County Deputy Russell McCoy responded to the report of a knife fight at 880 Burd Road, east of Mount Sherman, about 7:45 a.m.

    McCoy, who was assisted by Constable Tim Ford, witnessed two men “with blood on their shirts and arms” run inside the residence and out the back door. Both were apprehended for questioning.

  • Reunion calendar

    Class of 1980

    LaRue County High School Class of 1980 will hold its 30-year reunion June 12 at Sportsman Lake in Hodgenville. For more information, contact Milissa Miller French at 270-401-3308 or Susan Young Carter at 270-268-3908.

    LaFollette/Kennedy

    The LaFollette/Kennedy family reunion will begin with a potluck 1 p.m. June 27 at Union Christian Church. All relatives and friends invited. Bring old photos to share with others. For more information, contact Candy Vincent at 358-5782.

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  • Get thou over thyself

    A writer friend in Denver once got a letter from a now-former reader of hers who said not only would she never buy another of my friend’s books, but she would tell all her friends to boycott them too.

    The reason? The reader accused my friend of quoting from a “lesbian” Bible.

    According to the reader, supposedly the Bible translation my friend used may or may not have had a lesbian on the team of translators.

    If I told you the Bible translation you’d be shocked since it’s probably the most used modern English translation worldwide.

  • ALES students plant oak tree in honor of Hanson’s sacrifice

    Abraham Lincoln Elementary School’s kindergarten and fifth grade classes honored the memory of Lance Cpl. Matthias Numon Hanson, by planting an oak tree and placing a memorial marker in front of the tree.

    Hanson was killed by enemy fire while serving his first tour of duty in Afghanistan on Feb. 21.

    Hanson was well known by students and staff as he was one of the LaRue County High School technology students assigned to the school. He enjoyed working with children.

  • Nancy's adds candy and flowers to the store's mix

    Since 2004, Nancy’s Gift Shop has been serving LaRue County, providing residents with handmade gifts, flower arrangements and homemade candy. Now, they’re ready to expand.

    Nancy Polley Alexander, a retired art teacher, stocked the Main Street store with gifts and decorative paintings that she made herself.

    As the store grew, Rooney Gray, also a former teacher, was added to the mix. Gray had always enjoyed making candy with her family during the holidays and decided to begin a candy-making business “Mam” as part of Nancy’s Gift Shop.

  • Man charged with sex crimes from two decades ago

    A Hodgenville man has been charged with alleged sex crimes against children from more than 20 years ago.

    Charlie Monroe Warren, 54, of Bailey Road, is charged with two counts of first-degree sodomy and two counts of unlawful transaction with a minor against a male victim age 5 or 6 in 1988 and 1989; one count of second-degree rape, no force, against a female victim under the age of 14 in 1991; one count of third-degree rape against a female victim under the age of 16 in 1992; and two counts of first-degree unlawful transaction with a minor against the female victim.

  • Man charged with sex crimes from two decades ago

    A Hodgenville man has been charged with alleged sex crimes against children from more than 20 years ago.

    Charlie Monroe Warren, 54, of Bailey Road, is charged with two counts of first-degree sodomy and two counts of unlawful transaction with a minor against a male victim age 5 or 6 in 1988 and 1989; one count of second-degree rape, no force, against a female victim under the age of 14 in 1991; one count of third-degree rape against a female victim under the age of 16 in 1992; and two counts of first-degree unlawful transaction with a minor against the female victim.