Today's News

  • UPDATE ON BUFFALO SLAYING: Second woman charged

    An Elizabethtown woman was charged about 7 p.m. Sunday for allegedly taking a car belonging to a murder victim.

    Samantha J. Kolley, 19, was located on Wonderland Cavern Road in Hardin County following a tip, according to Kentucky State Trooper Norman Chaffins.

  • Victim identified in College Street homicide

    An Elizabethtown woman has been arrested in connection to a Friday homicide in LaRue County.

    Belinda Martin, 26, is charged with receiving property stolen from a residence at 241 College Street in Buffalo.

    Kristie Lynne Allen, 28, was found dead at that address Friday evening, according to a Kentucky State Police news release.

    Allen, according to officials, is the daughter of Beverly D. Constant Allen of Buffalo and David W. Allen of Hodgenville.

  • Death investigation in Buffalo

     Kentucky State Police are investigating a death that occurred about 6 p.m. Friday on College Street in Buffalo. Trooper Norman Chaffins said the death was the result of "an apparent homicide."


      The 5th grade Lady Hawks were undefeated in regular season play and runner-up in the Nelson County Little League 5th Grade Tournament Dec. 11 at Bardstown Middle School. The Ladies are coached by J.J. Childress and Todd Rogers. Front from left, Haley McDowell, Kristen Boone, Chloe Sandidge, Kylee Thurman; back, Ameena Wells, Emma Bell, Ameera Wells, Bailey Rogers and Chloe Childress. Not pictured, Claire Keller.

  • FSA Committee candidates sought

     The Elizabethtown Farm Service Agency, which serves LaRue and Hardin Counties, appoints one or two advisors to the County Committee (COC) to ensure a fair representation for socially disadvantaged groups. Solicitation of candidates is being requested.

  • January brings state annual events

     The 2012 Kentucky Fruit and Vegetable Conference and Trade Show will be Jan. 5-6 at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Lexington. The Conference features a host of concurrent session topics related to fruit and vegetable production.

  • Raglands honored by Soybean Association

     Caleb and Leanne Ragland of Hodgenville, have been named American Soybean Association/DuPont Young Leaders for 2012. They were chosen to represent Kentucky in a program involving soybean producer participants from 20 states and Canada.

  • PHOTO: Grandpa Matthews celebrates Christmas

    After surviving a near fatal heart attack earlier this year, David Matthews of Buffalo, is able to return to many of his former activities. Above, he celebrated Christmas with grandson Levi.

  • PHOTO: Iris LaRue speaks to Rotary Club

      Iris LaRue, left, director of The Lincoln Museum, was the featured speaker at the Dec. 29 Hodgenville Rotary Club meeting. LaRue was the guest of Rotarian Bill Justice, right.

  • COLUMN: God shapes and re-shapes our lives

    Look into the New Year
    George W. Smith
    Now that Christmas and New Year’s parties are over, what should we do?  
    When the party is over there is “stuff” that has to be done. It is back to everyday living – clothes to wash, house to be cleaned, taking out the garbage, working from 9 to 5.
    Since the parties are over, we need to get down to business. For Christians there are two important things that need to be taken care of in the new year.