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Today's News

  • South Fork Area Homemakers

    The South Fork Area Homemakers met March 16 at the LaRue County Extension Service office with Emogene Gardner presiding. Hostesses were Virginia Allen and Lois Hornback

    Also attending were Delores Bale, Janice Bowen, Ann Flanders, Norma Jean McDonald, Martha Owen, Mary Lou Owen, Clovis Johnson, Billie Shahayda, Della Thomas and Phyllis Perkins.

    The Homemakers agreed to collect greeting cards to send to St. Jude’s Ranch. Anyone who would like to participate is welcome.

  • New Web site helps with calorie count

    A good Web resource to help you keep up with your daily calorie intake is www.MyFoodapedia.gov. It is a quick access to food information; you just enter the name of a food item and hit search. This will give you the calories and MyPyramid food groups for the food. Or you can compare two foods such as a regular item versus the lite version of a food item.

  • Amish Country tour rescheduled for April 19

    The Amish Country tour to Montgomery, Ind. has been rescheduled for April 19. The cost is $60 and includes a home-cooked sit-down meal with an Amish or Mennonite family.

    The bus departs from First Baptist Church of Hodgenville at 7 a.m. Tour includes farms where they are making furniture the traditional way, fabric and quilting, jams and jellies, and traditional farming methods. Return about 6 p.m.

    For more information, contact the LaRue County Chamber of Commerce at 358-3411 or Brown at 270-307-0150.

  • Saturday night prom coincides with Lincoln Presenter visit

    The National Lincoln Presenters Association visited Hodgenville Saturday. The group of 50 Lincolns and about 100 LaRue County High School students - wearing their finest prom apparel -  converged at Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Site that afternoon.

  • Free help for owners of historic homes

    The 2010 Rehab-A-Rama will be held 9-4 p.m. April 10 at the Clifton Center, 2117 Payne St., Louisville. Sponsored by Metro Louisville Historic Landmarks and Preservation Districts Commission with a grant from the Kentucky Heritage Council and the support of Preservation Louisville, the event is free and open to the public. No advance registration is required.

  • Man charged with assault, robbery

    A Hodgenville man faces several charges after he allegedly broke into a woman’s house and took $4,800.

    Thomas Michael Spalding, 20, was charged with theft by unlawful taking, fourth-degree assault, first-degree robbery, third-degree terroristic threatening and second-degree criminal mischief.

    According to court records, he damaged property in the amount of $500 or more, kicked and pushed the alleged victim and threatened her. The LaRue County Sheriff’s Department served the arrest warrants.

  • Man charged with assault, robbery

    A Hodgenville man faces several charges after he allegedly broke into a woman’s house and took $4,800.

    Thomas Michael Spalding, 20, was charged with theft by unlawful taking, fourth-degree assault, first-degree robbery, third-degree terroristic threatening and second-degree criminal mischief.

    According to court records, he damaged property in the amount of $500 or more, kicked and pushed the alleged victim and threatened her. The LaRue County Sheriff’s Department served the arrest warrants.

  • Man charged with assault, robbery

    A Hodgenville man faces several charges after he allegedly broke into a woman’s house and took $4,800.

    Thomas Michael Spalding, 20, was charged with theft by unlawful taking, fourth-degree assault, first-degree robbery, third-degree terroristic threatening and second-degree criminal mischief.

    According to court records, he damaged property in the amount of $500 or more, kicked and pushed the alleged victim and threatened her. The LaRue County Sheriff’s Department served the arrest warrants.

  • Fire Runs

    Wood fire

    Magnolia, Upton and LaRue County Fire Departments were dispatched to the scene of a wood fire on Talley-Oak Hill Road about 4 p.m. Sunday. The Kentucky Division of Forestry assisted. The fire was brought under control about 5:15 p.m.

    Tractor-trailer

    LaRue County Fire Department and Rolling Fork Fire Department were called to Zak Limited in Athertonville to extinguish a burning tractor-trailer about 2 p.m. April 7.

  • Fire Runs

    Wood fire

    Magnolia, Upton and LaRue County Fire Departments were dispatched to the scene of a wood fire on Talley-Oak Hill Road about 4 p.m. Sunday. The Kentucky Division of Forestry assisted. The fire was brought under control about 5:15 p.m.

    Tractor-trailer

    LaRue County Fire Department and Rolling Fork Fire Department were called to Zak Limited in Athertonville to extinguish a burning tractor-trailer about 2 p.m. April 7.