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Today's News

  • FUNDRAI$ERS - JUNE 27, 2012

    Kicking Cancer Kickball Tournament
    The “Kicking Cancer” kickball tournament will be June 30 at LaRue County Park and Recreation. Entry fee is $50 per team of 10 players. Youth division is 6th-12th grade; adult coed division is age 18 and must have minimum of three female players per team. Trophies awarded to two top teams. For more information or to register, contact Paul Newell at 270-696-0053 or lcprmanager@yahoo.com.

    Middle Creek assisting with family’s funeral expenses

  • BIRTH: Raglands welcome Corydon Lee

     Caleb and Leanne Ragland of Hodgenville announce the birth of a son, Corydon Lee Ragland, on May 19, 2012.

    Corydon Lee was born at 8:18 p.m. at Hardin Memorial Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds 10 ounces and was 20.5 inches long.

    He is welcomed home by a brother, Charlie, 2.

  • McCoy promoted to editor at The Kentucky Standard

     Reporter/photographer Erin L. McCoy has been promoted to news editor at The Kentucky Standard in Bardstown.

  • BIRTHDAY: Stella McCandless celebrates 91 years

     Stella McCandless celebrated her 91st birthday on June 7, 2012. 

  • Goodtime Cruiser's Cruise-In, June 16

     The June 16 classic car cruise-in, sponsored by the Goodtime Cruisers on Lincoln Square, was well-attended, despite the intermittent rain. The cruise-ins will continue on the third Saturday of each month through October.

  • Dr. Brockman named to Heuser Hearing Institute Board

    John-Kenyon American Eye Institute’s managing partner Dr. Britt Brockman has been named to the Heuser Hearing Institute Board of Directors. The appointment is in affiliation with Dr. Brockman’s position on the University of Kentucky Board of Trustees.
    The Heuser Hearing institute has an affiliation with the University of Kentucky and has added two spots on its board for UK representatives. Dr. Brockman, who is the chairman of the board at UK, joins fellow board member Bill Britton on the Heuser Board of Directors.

  • Teacher's 'Warrior Dash' inspired by local children

    Three children were the motivation for 42-year-old Jamie Hardin to compete in the first-ever Warrior Dash held in Kentucky.  
    The Warrior Dash, a 3.5-mile race with 13 different obstacles, is an effort to raise money for St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital and was held in Lebanon on Saturday. Hardin was inspired to compete in the event because of three kids she knows who are currently dealing with cancer.

  • Dinky Gowen entertains children at library program

    Dinky Gowen, Master of Illusion, made a white dove appear from nowhere Friday at the LaRue County Public library during the summer reading program. The magician performed for a crowd of more than 30 children and their parents.

  • Rolling Fork Christian Church donates VBS offering to Kosair's

     Awareness of childhood cancer is increasing slowly but surely in LaRue County, thanks to Rolling Fork Christian Church in Lyons Station and the family of Ashley Long. 

  • Dye indicted for attempted rape, attempted murder of child

    A LaRue County grand jury on June 18 indicted a Hodgenville man on four felony counts after he allegedly abducted and attempted to rape a 10-year-old girl in a wooded area, before trying to snap her neck.
    Jetto Dye, 28, is scheduled to be arraigned July 2 in LaRue Circuit Court. He faces felony charges for kidnapping, attempted murder, attempted first-degree rape (victim under age 12) and first-degree sexual abuse. He also faces a misdemeanor charge for resisting arrest.
    A LaRue Circuit judge has set bail at $500,000.