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Today's News

  • Wathen receives Tobacco Leaders Program Scholarship

     Sean-Michael Wathen of Magnolia, a recent graduate of LaRue County High School, was selected to receive the PM USA/USST Tobacco Leaders Program Scholarship.

    As the son and nephew of two life-long farmers, Wathen showed leadership by working on the farm, starting his own crop and taking an A.P. chemistry class to help with farm improvements.

    He plans to attend Eastern Kentucky University this fall.

    He is the son of John and Kim Wathen.

  • Hanson graduates from EKU

     Richard Lowell Hanson of Buffalo graduated from Eastern Kentucky University in the spring semester.

    He earned a bachelor’s degree in correctional and juvenile justice studies.

  • Bailey honored by Nationwide

     Heather Bailey has been selected as the June Employee of the Month for Nationwide Uniform.

    She has been employed with Nationwide since June 2000 and is under the supervision of Claire Greyling in the trousers department.

    She will receive an award for her dedication and service.

  • EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH: Jeanine Creason

     Jeanine Creason was selected as the May Employee of the Month for Nationwide Uniform.

    She has been employed with Nationwide since January 1986 and is under the supervision of Kim Beard in the trousers department.

    She will receive an award for her dedication and service.

  • BIRTH: Humphreys welcome Emerson Lee

     Eric and Jessica Humphrey of Mount Washington announce the birth of a baby boy, Emerson Lee, born March 31, 2012. The family posed for a five-generation photo. Front from left, Eric Humphrey and great-great grandmother Marie Stinnett, holding Emerson Lee; back, grandmother Kathy Humphrey of Shepherdsville and great-grandmother Norma Jean Richard of Hodgenville.

  • Legal Aid Clinics – June 2012

    The Legal Aid Society, 416 W. Muhammad Ali Blvd., Louisville, will hold free legal clinics in June. Each session will be held at that location unless otherwise stated.
    A reservation for each clinic is required. Contact the Legal Aid Society at (502) 584-1254 to make your reservation. For Ask-A-Lawyer clinics, call (502) 614-3716.
    n Foreclosure Clinic - 11 a.m. June 12; 4 p.m. June 14; 11 a.m. June 19; 4 p.m. June 21; 11 a.m. June 26; 4 p.m. June 28. Attorneys will be on hand to answer questions about foreclosures and provide advice on alternatives to foreclosure.

  • Joel Ray's Restaurant celebrates 53 years

     Joel Ray’s Restaurant in Hodgenville celebrates its 53rd anniversary this weekend. 

  • Abraham Lincoln Elementary School Honor Roll - Fourth quarter

     All A

  • Sports Shorts - Updated June 6, 2012

    iHigh.com to provide live coverage of State Championship
    iHigh.com will provide live video and photos online, free of charge, for the Kentucky National Insurance/KHSAA Baseball State Championship. Go to KHSAA.tv to view live coverage, video replays, video highlights, and photos of this year’s tournament.

    Reunion of Little Leaguers

  • Curtis O'Dell completes 120 miles of walk back home

    On April 26, Curtis O’Dell of Hodgenville drove to Andersonville, Tenn., and caught a ride to his old hometown of Knoxville.
    His purpose? To walk back home.
    It is a distance of about 235 miles. He didn’t quite make it but met some interesting folks along the way.
    The 72-year-old shared the details of his trek: