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Today's News

  • 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.

  • Murder trial postponed

     The trial for Abdullah Rahman White, who faces a murder charge in the death of 28-year-old Kristie Lynne Allen, has been postponed.

  • Boil water advisory; Fairview Lane

    The City of Hodgenville Tuesday issued a boil water advisory for residents on Fairview Drive.

    The advisory was issued after a waterline break in the Fairview Drive area. No other areas were affected, according to reports from the city.

    Residents are advised to boil all water used for drinking and cooking until further notice.

    For more information contact City Hall at 270-358-3832 or the Hodgenville Water Plant at 270-358-8717.  

  • ECTC to offer fall sports

    Elizabethtown Community and Technical College President Dr. Thelma White announced Thursday the college would be fielding club-level teams in men’s and women’s soccer, men’s basketball and women’s tennis.

    Starting with the fall semester coming up in August, the Barons are back.

    The college last had basketball teams in the 1980s. Dean of Students Dale Buckles remembers how students in those years had something to take school pride in.

    He wants current students to experience that same feeling.

  • Dawson finishes 10th in golf tourney

    After area golfers struggled in the opening day of the Junior PGA Championship qualifier, they came to life in Thursday’s final round. Especially Michael Reed.

    The 14-year-old Elizabethtown resident won the boys’ 13-15-year-old Junior PGA Championship qualifier Thursday at Bardstown Country Club’s Maywood Course. He did it in thrilling fashion, too, in a playoff.