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Today's News

  • University christens Brockman Center today

    Campbellsville University will recognize the generosity of two major donors for its Hodgenville campus tomorrow.

    The ribbon-cutting ceremony and dedication of the new Brockman Center is at 1 p.m. at 606 N. Lincoln Blvd., according to Joan C. McKinney, news and publications coordinator for the university.

    The campus is named in honor of former Hodgenville resident Dr. E. Britt Brockman.

  • Jonesville resident hurt in motocross crash

    A Magnolia area man is recovering from a motocross accident that occurred over the weekend.

    Doug Wells, 40, of Jonesville was driving in a father-son motocross event in Trimble County when he made a jump that went awry, according to his brother A. Wells.

    He suffered broken ribs, a collapsed lung and a neurological injury. He underwent surgery Tuesday at University of Louisville Hospital. A full recovery is expected after therapy, his brother said.

    The brothers own Wells Trans-Tech Inc. in Magnolia.

  • Boston man charged in shooting death

    The Nelson County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the Nov. 10 death of a Hodgenville man as a homicide.

    Kenneth Craig Mattingly, 33, of Boston, has been charged with murder and complicity to commit murder in the shooting death of Donald C. Marshall, 47.

    Police found Marshall in the driver’s seat of a white Ford pickup truck around 1:20 p.m. near the intersection of Nelsonville Road and Nelsonville Lane after receiving a call about a motor vehicle collision involving possible gunfire, according to a Nelson County Sheriff’s Department press release.

  • Jinnett named officer of Kappa Delta Pi

    Campbellsville University has joined two other private institutions in Kentucky in establishing a chapter of Kappa Delta Pi, an international honor society specifically for education majors.

    Installation for the new members, students and faculty, of CU’s KDP chapter, Alpha Epsilon Omicron, was held in Ransdell Chapel.

    About 30 initiates, including students and faculty, were installed as members of the society as the chapter plaque was presented.

    Student officers of the organization include Amber Jinnett of Hodgenville, secretary.

  • First Baptist heads local Operation Christmas Child

    First Baptist Church of Hodgenville again will participate in Operation Christmas Child, a program of Samaritan’s Purse which prepares shoebox-size packages of gift and personal items for children overseas.

    The church building at 730 Tonieville Road is an unofficial drop point for the program. The items collected here are taken to a regional collection point in Bowling Green.

    For information, call Nancy Brown at 358-0130, Donna Shelton at 324-3219 or the church office at 358-3193.

     

  • First Baptist heads local Operation Christmas Child

    First Baptist Church of Hodgenville again will participate in Operation Christmas Child, a program of Samaritan’s Purse which prepares shoebox-size packages of gift and personal items for children overseas.

    The church building at 730 Tonieville Road is an unofficial drop point for the program. The items collected here are taken to a regional collection point in Bowling Green.

    For information, call Nancy Brown at 358-0130, Donna Shelton at 324-3219 or the church office at 358-3193.

     

  • First Baptist heads local Operation Christmas Child

    First Baptist Church of Hodgenville again will participate in Operation Christmas Child, a program of Samaritan’s Purse which prepares shoebox-size packages of gift and personal items for children overseas.

    The church building at 730 Tonieville Road is an unofficial drop point for the program. The items collected here are taken to a regional collection point in Bowling Green.

    For information, call Nancy Brown at 358-0130, Donna Shelton at 324-3219 or the church office at 358-3193.

     

  • Call before you dig to reduce hazards

    As part of efforts to protect buried utility lines, a compact guide to safe excavating practices is available in Kentucky.

    The Kentucky Public Service Commission is assisting Kentucky 811, the state’s call-before-you-dig center, in making the guide available to contractors, utility companies, equipment rental centers and others.

  • Hodgenville woman hurt in Nelson County wreck

    A motorcycle accident near Howardstown sent a Hodgenville woman to the University of Louisville Hospital Sunday afternoon with a possible broken leg and arm.

    Pamela McClain, 47, lost control of her Yamaha motorcycle and struck a guardrail while traveling eastbound on Ky. 84, according to a Nelson County Sheriff’s Department police report. The impact launched her over the guardrail where personnel from Nelson County EMS and the Rolling Fork Fire Department rescued her. McClain was airlifted to the University of Louisville Hospital.

  • Council asked to consider parade laws

    Phillip Setters spoke on behalf of Lincoln Days, asking Hodgenville City Council to pass an ordinance forbidding the “throwing of any objects” from parade floats and banning pedestrians from walking in front of vehicles in the parade.

    He also asked the city to check into grants to purchase more safety cones and barrels to block access to the parade route. In the past, the state provided 400 cones. This year, only 100 were provided.

    Also at Monday’s council meeting: