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Today's News

  • Get thou over thyself

    A writer friend in Denver once got a letter from a now-former reader of hers who said not only would she never buy another of my friend’s books, but she would tell all her friends to boycott them too.

    The reason? The reader accused my friend of quoting from a “lesbian” Bible.

    According to the reader, supposedly the Bible translation my friend used may or may not have had a lesbian on the team of translators.

    If I told you the Bible translation you’d be shocked since it’s probably the most used modern English translation worldwide.

  • ALES students plant oak tree in honor of Hanson’s sacrifice

    Abraham Lincoln Elementary School’s kindergarten and fifth grade classes honored the memory of Lance Cpl. Matthias Numon Hanson, by planting an oak tree and placing a memorial marker in front of the tree.

    Hanson was killed by enemy fire while serving his first tour of duty in Afghanistan on Feb. 21.

    Hanson was well known by students and staff as he was one of the LaRue County High School technology students assigned to the school. He enjoyed working with children.

  • Nancy's adds candy and flowers to the store's mix

    Since 2004, Nancy’s Gift Shop has been serving LaRue County, providing residents with handmade gifts, flower arrangements and homemade candy. Now, they’re ready to expand.

    Nancy Polley Alexander, a retired art teacher, stocked the Main Street store with gifts and decorative paintings that she made herself.

    As the store grew, Rooney Gray, also a former teacher, was added to the mix. Gray had always enjoyed making candy with her family during the holidays and decided to begin a candy-making business “Mam” as part of Nancy’s Gift Shop.

  • Man charged with sex crimes from two decades ago

    A Hodgenville man has been charged with alleged sex crimes against children from more than 20 years ago.

    Charlie Monroe Warren, 54, of Bailey Road, is charged with two counts of first-degree sodomy and two counts of unlawful transaction with a minor against a male victim age 5 or 6 in 1988 and 1989; one count of second-degree rape, no force, against a female victim under the age of 14 in 1991; one count of third-degree rape against a female victim under the age of 16 in 1992; and two counts of first-degree unlawful transaction with a minor against the female victim.

  • Man charged with sex crimes from two decades ago

    A Hodgenville man has been charged with alleged sex crimes against children from more than 20 years ago.

    Charlie Monroe Warren, 54, of Bailey Road, is charged with two counts of first-degree sodomy and two counts of unlawful transaction with a minor against a male victim age 5 or 6 in 1988 and 1989; one count of second-degree rape, no force, against a female victim under the age of 14 in 1991; one count of third-degree rape against a female victim under the age of 16 in 1992; and two counts of first-degree unlawful transaction with a minor against the female victim.

  • Man charged with sex crimes from two decades ago

    A Hodgenville man has been charged with alleged sex crimes against children from more than 20 years ago.

    Charlie Monroe Warren, 54, of Bailey Road, is charged with two counts of first-degree sodomy and two counts of unlawful transaction with a minor against a male victim age 5 or 6 in 1988 and 1989; one count of second-degree rape, no force, against a female victim under the age of 14 in 1991; one count of third-degree rape against a female victim under the age of 16 in 1992; and two counts of first-degree unlawful transaction with a minor against the female victim.

  • Teens must make restitution

    Three men, recent graduates of LaRue County High School, pleaded guilty to second-degree criminal mischief in LaRue District Court Wednesday.

    Kristopher Ryan Sutherland, Charles Jacob Turner and Eddy Dwayne Mitchell, all 18 and all of Hodgenville; and a juvenile, allegedly destroyed property May 19 at the LaRue County High School field house.

  • Salons donate hair for Gulf cleanup

    As part of a new initiative, anyone can have a hand in cleaning up the oil spill on the Gulf Coast by simply getting a haircut.

    After the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico last month, many organizations and corporations jumped to action in an effort to minimize damage. Perhaps one of the most creative responses was that led by the Matter of Trust Organization, a group that seeks to educate people and improve the environment.

  • Church calendar

    ‘Kidz Daze at Ovesen Heights

    Ovesen Heights Baptist Church will hold Kidz Daze 9 a.m.-noon Tuesdays and Thursdays in June and July. Activities include games, Bible stories, music, snacks and field trips. Transportation provided. For more information, call the church office at 358-8041.

    Middle Creek holds Vacation Bible School

  • Farm calendar

    Rabies Clinics

    Rabies clinics will be held June 14 and 17.

    Plantation Veterinary Clinic, 7558 New Jackson Highway, outside Magnolia, will hold a clinic 4-6 p.m. June 14.

    LaRue County Animal Clinic, 121 Shepherdsville Road, Hodgenville, will hold a clinic 5-6:30 p.m. June 17.

    Pets must be 4 months old. Shots are $5 each. For more information, call the LaRue County Environmental Office at 358-8665.

    Farmers Market