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Today's News

  • Present, future generations reap benefits from historic preservation

    We first offered our new Main Street Membership program at Extension Expo and were pleased to have quite a few of you sign up, about half also volunteering to help with projects. People are still coming in to the office to sign up: $5 for students and seniors 60 or over; $10 for other individuals; $20 for businesses and organizations and $100 for a lifetime membership. We will be reaching out into the community to find more corporate members and individuals and we have no boundaries where members are concerned.

  • Hodgenville man pleads guilty to amended charges in Taylor

    A Hodgenville man accused of raping a young girl has pleaded guilty to amended charges and was sentenced to 90 days in jail for his crimes.

    Joshua O. Henderson, 25, of 320 Devores Lane was indicted by a Taylor County grand jury in July 2009 on charges of third-degree rape and intimidating a participant in a legal process.

    On Tuesday, Henderson pleaded guilty to sexual misconduct and facilitation to commit intimidation in Taylor Circuit Court.

    According to the indictment, Henderson was accused of having sex with a girl younger than age 16 in July 2008.

  • County's improvements topic at judge/executive candidate forum

    LaRue County Judge/Executive Tommy Turner spent most of his time at the April 13 candidate forum describing the improvements made to the county during his tenure – and what he’d like to see in the future.

    “I think we’ve done quite well,” Turner said.

    He said 25 years ago when he took office, the county roads were rated 40th in the state – they’re now fourth. All bridges have been brought up to weight-bearing codes.

  • Automotive supplier comes to Hart County

    Kentucky Chrome Works, an automotive supplier, will begin manufacturing operations in Hart County, according to the Governor’s Communications Office. The start-up project will create 80 new full-time jobs within two years and result in a more than $2.6 million investment in the Commonwealth.

  • Track: Fort Knox All-Comers Results

    APRIL 20

    TEAM RESULTS

    Girls, 8 Teams

    1. North Hardin, 161 Points

    2. Elizabethtown, 126

    3. Fort Knox, 102

    4. John Hardin, 87

    6. Central Hardin, 47

    6. LaRue County, 47

    Boys, 8 Teams

    1. North Hardin, 164 points

    2. John Hardin, 132

    3. LaRue County, 94

    4. Elizabethtown, 93

    6. Fort Knox, 82

    7. Central Hardin, 43.50

    INDIVIDUAL RESULTS

    Girls’ 100-Meter Dash

    6. Scroggins, Justine - 13.5

  • How does your life compare with the greatest one of all?

    I love to study the life stories of great men and since I am a minister, I love the outstanding men of the Bible. For example, Abraham who was known as “the friend of God;” Joseph, “the best man of the Old Testament;” Moses, “the greatest man in the Old Testament.” Most of all, I like to study “the greatest life of all – the Lord Jesus Christ.”

  • Sheriff’s pay: Can the job be done for less?

    One of the points of contention in the LaRue County Sheriff’s race deals with salary.

    At the April 13 candidate forum, one of the questions was “Do you anticipate having additional officers and how will you pay them?”

    Democratic challenger Terry Cruse said his potential deputies include former sheriff Merle Edlin, former Kentucky State Police detective Rob Foster, former city officer Donald Jewell and current city officer Doug Sherrard.

  • Bourbon City Speedway Go-Kart Results April 17

    BLUE LITE

    First-#21 Bethany Anderson; second-#A2 Jimmy Anderson; third-#33 Matthew Newcome; fourth-#23 Theresa Bellah; fifth-#18 Jim Wilson; sixth-#21B Brandon Lucas; 7th-#00 Greg Wooten

    BLUE ROOKIE

    First-#33 Donnie Holleran; second-#1 Josh Gibson

    BLUE JR.1

    First-#80D Hannah Kneisler; second-#01 Jordan Gribbins; third-#3 Trey Porter; fourth-#X2 Kayla Bell

    STOCK MEDIUM

    First-#18A Vernon Atwood; second-#26 Roger Taylor

    BLUE MEDIUM

  • 18-year-old charged with unlawful transaction

    Patrick Andrew Bender, 18, was charged with two counts of unlawful transaction, illegal controlled substance, after allegedly smoking marijuana with a 15-year-old female and a 17-year-old male April 12. He was charged also with possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and tampering with physical evidence after allegedly attempting to dispose of the marijuana at a traffic stop in Buffalo.

    LaRue County Deputy Marcus Jackson wrote in the citation that a baggie of marijuana and rolling papers were taken into evidence.

  • Pamida theft case waived to grand jury

    The case of a store manager charged with theft by unlawful taking was waived to the grand jury April 21.

    Bill Woodrow Willis, 29, of Radcliff is accused of making illegal transactions on cash registers without items being purchased at Pamida. Hodgenville City Police Chief John Cottrill said the transactions total about $5,700.

    Willis pleaded not guilty at his arraignment in LaRue District Court.

    The grand jury will determine if there is enough evidence to send the case to LaRue Circuit Court.