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Today's News

  • NEWS OF RECORD: Property Transfers, Dec. 5, 2012

     Jerry W. England and Chrisanna L. England to Bobby D. England and Lissa England, tract 4A containing 5.57 acres of Virginia Cruse agricultural division, $14,500

    JQS LLC to James Q. Shaw Sr. and Patrick Burd, lot 2 of Carrie B. Patterson Estate Subdivision, $62,072.46

    Helping Hands Housing LLC to David Sanders and Mona Sanders, property at 269 East High St., Upton, $10, FMV $11,000

    Kennie Akers and Elizabeth Akers to Dewey McCarol, property on Mount Sherman Road, Magnolia, $130,000

  • Two injured in separate wrecks

     Two women were injured in separate vehicle crashes last week.

    Diane Alleman, 38, of New Haven, was driving a 1993 Ford Aerostar van south on U.S. 31-E toward Hodgenville about 1:40 p.m. Nov. 28 when she lost control of the vehicle.

    The van crossed the northbound lane and hit a tree in a fencerow. There was extensive damage to the driver’s side, according to Chief Deputy Russell McCoy.

    LaRue County EMS transported Alleman to Hardin Memorial Hospital. Rolling Fork Fire Department and Sheriff Bobby Shoffner assisted at the scene.

  • College bound? File that FAFSA

     Kentucky students planning to attend an in-state college or university beginning in fall 2013 should file the 2013-2014 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as soon as possible after Jan. 1. Filing early increases a student’s chance of receiving a state need-based grant administered by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA). The FAFSA is available at www.fafsa.gov.

  • CROSS COUNTRY: Sandidge named to First Team All State

     The accolades continue for Adam Sandidge, a junior cross country runner for the Hawks.

    He has been named to the Class AA Boys’ All State First Team by the Kentucky Track and Cross Country Coaches Association. The top seven finishers at State make first team.

    After winning Region, Sandidge placed fifth at the state meet. He was named also to the Academic All-State Team.

    He won the Jack Mitchell Invitational and Lincoln Railsplitter Run.

  • Silver Angels visit Kentucky Railway Museum

     Some of Sunrise Manor Silver Angels staff and clients found their first train ride at the Kentucky Railway Museum to be a memorable experience. The activity was so well received by the public that it was necessary to add an additional car to accommodate the participants.

    The majority of the children wore their pajamas for photographs with Santa.  Betty Nevins thought that we were not appropriately dressed for the occasion in street clothes. The children were absolutely adorable and so well behaved after having to wait.

  • Hometown Pizza celebrates 30 years

     Hometown Pizza celebrates its 30th year. The Hodgenville store opened Sept. 14, 1998 and is managed by Ramona DeSpain. There are 14 other locations. Mike and Mary Jane Foster opened their first Hometown Pizza restaurant in LaGrange.

  • Fort Knox Federal Credit Union opens branch in Valley Station

     Fort Knox Federal Credit Union has opened a branch at 9915 Dixie Highway in Valley Station. This is the first free-standing Fort Knox Federal branch office in Jefferson County and is located adjacent to the Meijer’s Shopping Center. 

  • Cub Scouts visit Park

     Cub Scout Pack 210 was given a tour Dec. 1 of the Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Park and how families lived during the early 1800s. The Scouts were shown how Abe Lincoln's family cooked their food which used similar utensils as they did at their recent camp out at South Fork Baptist Church.

    Pack 210 had a great turnout as 15 families bore the freezing temperatures on Nov. 16-17 to earn the right to carry pocket knives and to experience cold weather camping. 

  • Mat Hawks finish 7th at Oldham Duals

     Inexperience and injuries were the two parts of the formula that caused the LaRue County Mat Hawks to struggle on Saturday at the Oldham County dual tournament. The Hawks were 3-2 in duals and finished in seventh place.

     “We have many kids in our line-up this year who need experience,” said Head Coach Gary Canter. “Where we have experienced kids in the lineup, we are solid.  Unfortunately on Saturday, a few of those experienced kids got injured and this caused us to struggle a bit as the day progressed.”

  • Lane Lincoln celebrates 145 years

     It was a great weekend for the congregation of Lane Lincoln as they celebrated 145 years of service.

    It all began Saturday evening with their first Black & White Gala at the LaRue County Fairgrounds. Everyone enjoyed a wonderful time. Sunday morning the anniversary began with Christina Turner, chairperson and JaRay Weathers, co-chairperson.

    Lane Lincoln’s history