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Today's News

  • Detention Center employees now certified to use pepper spray

    Several employees of the LaRue County Detention Center submitted Monday to a painful, eye-watering experience. They took a direct hit in the face with pepper spray.

    Afterwards, some stood stoically, waiting for the burn to go away. Others stuck their heads in a bucket of cool water, placed there by course instructors.

  • Public defender will be assigned in business deception case

    A Hodgenville man facing a misdemeanor charge of deceptive business practice will be represented by a court-appointed attorney.

    Andre B. Petrick, 37, pleaded not guilty Aug. 18 to the charge in LaRue District Court. He told Judge C. Derek Reed that he is not employed, has no property and his business has been “dissolved.” Those conditions qualified him to be represented by a public defender.

    Petrick was transferred Tuesday to the LaRue County Detention Center from the Bullitt County Detention Center.

  • Church calendar

    Buffalo Church of Nazarene holds Friendship Sunday

    Buffalo Church of Nazarene will hold Friendship Sunday and celebrate Wesley Phillips 100th birthday 10:30 a.m. Sept. 5. The Grimes Family will perform and a potluck dinner will follow the celebration. For more information, contact Pastor Mitch Hedge at 270-491-0018.

    Elizabethtown Area Christian Women’s Connection

  • Hardin County Water District No. 2 claims title for best-tasting water

    Hardin County and a few LaRue County residents can now claim that they drink some of the best-tasting water in all of North America, thanks to a nation-wide competition that recognized the county’s water as some of the “Best of the Best.”

    On June 22, Hardin County Water District No. 2 competed at the AWWA North American Convention. As champions of a Section level competition in July of last year, the Water District represented the Kentucky-Tennessee area in the national competition.

  • LaRue residents selected as delegates to Angus Convention

    Two local men have been elected to serve as delegates to the 127th annual American Angus Association Convention of Delegates.

    Kenley E. Conner of Hodgenville will serve as a delegate at the Nov. 15 meeting in Louisville.

  • Sheriff, County Clerk offices audited

    State Auditor Crit Luallen released the audit of the 2009 financial statements of LaRue County Clerk Linda Carter and LaRue County Sheriff Bobby Shoffner. State law requires the auditor to conduct annual audits of the county clerks and sheriffs.

    SHERIFF’S REPORT

    The auditor issues two sheriff’s reports each year – one on the audit of the sheriff’s tax account and the other of the fee account used to operate the office.

  • Senior activities

    Senior Citizens music

    The Senior Citizens Center, 112 N. Walters Ave., Hodgenville, has music with the Charlie Riggs Band at 6:30 p.m. every Saturday. Musicians and singers are welcome. For more information, call 358-4311 or e-mail viola47@windstream.net.

    Daily events

  • Jamboree fan

    It has been a long time since I went to the Lincoln Jamboree.

    My family and I went Saturday night and it was great. Rick Whitlock and Blake Whitlock were wonderful (a few Johnny Cash songs). Joel Ray needed a haircut but that didn’t stop his jokes. And the price was just $8. Movies are $8 and you only get half the fun.

    At intermission, there was soft ice cream and the singers sold tapes and gave interviews.

    Thank you, Joel Ray, for the memories. I wish you would bring the raffle back at intermission.

  • Jamboree fan

    It has been a long time since I went to the Lincoln Jamboree.

    My family and I went Saturday night and it was great. Rick Whitlock and Blake Whitlock were wonderful (a few Johnny Cash songs). Joel Ray needed a haircut but that didn’t stop his jokes. And the price was just $8. Movies are $8 and you only get half the fun.

    At intermission, there was soft ice cream and the singers sold tapes and gave interviews.

    Thank you, Joel Ray, for the memories. I wish you would bring the raffle back at intermission.

  • Jamboree fan

    It has been a long time since I went to the Lincoln Jamboree.

    My family and I went Saturday night and it was great. Rick Whitlock and Blake Whitlock were wonderful (a few Johnny Cash songs). Joel Ray needed a haircut but that didn’t stop his jokes. And the price was just $8. Movies are $8 and you only get half the fun.

    At intermission, there was soft ice cream and the singers sold tapes and gave interviews.

    Thank you, Joel Ray, for the memories. I wish you would bring the raffle back at intermission.