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Today's News

  • Jail inmates, deputy, charged with promoting contraband

    A former LaRue County deputy jailer is facing charges of promoting contraband at the jail.
    Ramona Young, 33, of Hodgenville has been charged with first-degree official misconduct and second-degree promoting contraband after allegedly providing tobacco products to an inmate, according to Hodgenville City Police Chief Steve Johnson.
    Two inmates, Charles Corcoran, 26, of Virginia, and Jeffrey Purdam, 34, of Magnolia, are facing related charges, Johnson said.

  • Wesley Meadows time capsule reveals history of three churches

     Nearly 50 years have passed since Wesley Meadows United Methodist Church opened its doors.  

  • Karen Downs selected as ALES principal

    After six years as a Shelby County elementary school principal, LaRue County native Karen Downs is returning as principal at Abraham Lincoln Elementary School.
    Downs, whose parents Woodrow and Kathleen Chelf reside in Magnolia, is a 1979 LaRue County High School graduate. She fills a vacancy left by former ALES principal Amber Thurman who died in a car crash Jan. 7.

  • LCHS rocket club flying to national competition

     LaRue County High School has a long history of outstanding sports and academic teams.

  • Ex-deputy charged with theft of dirt bike

     A former LaRue County Deputy Sheriff is facing a pair of felonies and a misdemeanor.

  • PHOTO: Five generations

     Five generations of Eastridges gathered. From left, Bud Eastridge, Caleb Eastridge, holding Chloe Eastridge, Mike Eastridge and in front, Morna Eastridge. 

  • Creekmur honored by Nationwide Uniform

    Mayvonna Creekmur has been selected as the April Employee of the Month for Nationwide Uniform.
    She has been employed with Nationwide since September 2002 and is under the supervision of Jo Ann Pearman in the trousers department.
    She will receive a special award for her dedication and service.

  • Local students honored by Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University’s annual Honors and Awards Day presented students, faculty and staff awards recognizing them for their academics and service to the university and community.
    Trask Anthony Murphy of Summersville was a co-valedictorian.
    Academic Awards were given to Terry Lee Caven of Magnolia – Mathematics; Rebekah Rose Bess Murphy of Summersville – Education, P-5; Trask Anthony Murphy of Summersville – Pastoral Ministries; and Caleb Thomas Phelps of Hodgenville – Worship Arts.

  • ANNIVERSARY: Warrens celebrate 50 years

    Bobby and Judy Warren of Louisville will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on April 28.
    They were married in Green County by Rev. Cosby Dobson on April 28, 1962.
    They have two children, Robbie and B.J. Warren, and four grandchildren.
    Friends and family shared in a celebration in their honor at Pleasant Ridge Separate Baptist Church on March 18.

  • Recycling center sustained by community support

    When recycling comes to mind, people often think about a neat and clean environment filled with organized storage containers for collection. However, that’s not always the case.
    Often overlooked is the not-so-clean side of things such as sorting, organizing, banding and shipping the products after processing.
    In 2011, LaRue County’s recycling center, better known as Renaissance Recycling, collected more than 500 tons of recyclable material and distributed it to select facilities across the state.