Today's News

  • Cocaine dealer sentenced to 10 years

    Clinton Eric Wirth, 36, was sentenced to 10 years after being found guilty Jan. 6 of first-degree trafficking in controlled substance (cocaine); first-degree possession of cocaine; trafficking in marijuana, less than eight ounces; possession of marijuana; and use or possession of drug paraphernalia in LaRue Circuit Court.

    Nine years of the sentence was suspended on condition of several conditions. He was credited for 16 days served and fined $185.

  • Bench warrant issued for Sonora man

    A bench warrant has been issued for a Sonora man who has missed two scheduled appearances in LaRue Circuit Court.

    Bryan Eric Henderson, 23, of Maple Avenue, was charged with first-degree assault in August after allegedly stabbing a Hodgenville man in the back with a pocketknife. The alleged victim suffered a puncture wound to the lung.

    Henderson appeared in LaRue District Court in August and entered a not guilty plea.

    However, he has missed both circuit court summons since his indictment by a grand jury in November.

  • Forum to be held for laptop initiative

    A forum for students, staff, parents and the community is planned to address questions and collect opinions on a potential Laptops of LaRue - 21st Century Learning Initiative.  This will be a discussion about pros and cons of  providing laptop computers to high school students.

    The forum will be held 6-7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 19, at Hodgenville Elementary School. No action will be taken at this forum.

  • ECTC publication conducts poetry contest

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  • Sunrise Manor bond signed


  • Letters to lawmakers can make a difference

    If you always ignore pleas for letters to contact officials for something you want done – or not done – you are missing a beat. Letters to elected officials do count, even when it’s not what the legislator wants to hear. Enough letters in the mail and the issue and opinions grow with importance.

  • Wolverines plan recruiting session Saturday in Bardstown

    The Kentucky Wolverines, an eighth-year men’s amateur minor league football team based in Hardin County, will have a team meeting for all interested players and coaches at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 16, at B. J.’s Bar & Grill, 201 Camptown Road, Bardstown.

    The Wolverines’ acting head coach is former Wolverine and minor league football veteran Greg Nolan; offensive coordinator is five-time Minor League Football News All-American Shaun Boykins, a collegiate standout at Murray State who has assisted at the high school level with North Hardin and Central Hardin.

  • Foster families needed

    Topping the movie box office recently is the incredible true story of Michael Oher, a first round pick in last year’s National Football League draft who faced a future without hope as a homeless teenager with few people in his life who seemed to care.

    “The Blind Side” is not a story about football, or even homelessness, but about the hope that one family can provide to a lonely young person.