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Today's News

  • Travis Hornback tops in jazz band

    Travis Hornback, a senior at LaRue County High school, recently earned a spot in the Kentucky All-State Jazz Ensemble. Hundreds of people auditioned to be in the All-State Jazz Band, but only 23 were selected. Travis was among the 23.

  • School Calendar

    Kindergarten testing

    Kindergarten testing is May 18. Kindergarten Launch is 9 a.m.-noon July 29. For more information, contact ALES at 358-4112 or HES at 3506.

    LCHS

    May 6 – Seniors will have their group photo taken. Dress shoes and clothing required.

    May 12 – Site Based Council meeting, 4:30 p.m.

    May 16 – National Honor Society ceremony at 2 p.m. May 16 in the auditorium, practice May 14 during first and second periods

  • Mobile meth lab found after police chase through Magnolia

    Officers are searching for a Hart County man accused of possessing a mobile methamphetamine lab and fleeing from police.

    Deputy Russell McCoy and other law enforcement workers were driving around the county Sunday afternoon “assessing water damage” after about 8 inches of rain fell in the area.

  • Constable candidate faces charges

    A candidate for constable is facing a felony and pair of misdemeanor charges in LaRue District Court.

    Raymond Fancher, 40, of Hodgenville is accused of theft by unlawful taking - auto, second-degree cruelty to animals and violation of county leash law.

    According to court records, a Hodgenville man has taken out a complaint that Fancher “took control” of his pulling tractor valued at $950. The alleged incident occurred in October 2009.

  • Take upward steps in the Christian life

    King David was “a man after God’s own heart.” His life was not perfect, but he loved God with all the fervor of his soul. He had one great ambition – build a great temple for the Lord. David kept this dream alive in his heart through the years. Now we see him as an old man who does not have many years on this earth.

  • Grand jury to hear 'chase case'

    An Edmonton man who led officers on a chase through five counties March 12 waived his right to a preliminary hearing April 14 in LaRue District Court.

    Ollie David Campbell, 34, requested his case be heard by a grand jury who will determine whether he will be formally accused of several charges.

    Campbell is accused of refusing to stop for a law enforcement officer on Interstate 65. After a high-speed chase through Hardin, LaRue, Hart and Barren counties, Campbell crashed his 1984 Ford Bronco in Metcalfe County.

  • 4-H calendar

    Shooting Sports meet

    The 4-H Shooting Sports Club will meet and have practice 6:30 p.m. May 6 at the New Haven Gun Club. For more information about 4-H Shooting Sports or to sign up to participate, contact 4-H Agent Misty Wilmoth at 358-3401 or mwilmoth@uky.edu

     

    Livestock Club

  • 'Children At Play' signs requested

    Road concerns filled most of the April 27 meeting of LaRue County Fiscal Court at the courthouse in Hodgenville.

    Harlis Lafollette, a resident on Willian East, complained of poor water drainage at his home related to earlier road work.

    County Judge-Executive Tommy Turner said he would contact a state highway engineer to go to Lafollette’s property and seek to resolve the issue.

  • Magnolia meth lab leads to five arrests

    Five people face drug charges after an anonymous caller complained of a fight Monday night in Magnolia.

    LaRue County Deputy Marcus Jackson responded to the call about 10 p.m. When he arrived at a residence at 4608 S. L&N Turnpike, he saw a man, identified as James Edward Lacy, 38, of Munfordville, walking out of a shed.

    When Lacy spotted the officer’s car “he started to run,” according to Sheriff Bobby Shoffner. Jackson persuaded the man to return and speak with him.

  • Kix.com provides link for employment opportunities in WIRED 65 area

    Kix.com – the Kentucky Indiana Exchange is a region-wide Web portal that will change the way people in LaRue County and throughout the region seek opportunity. 

    Launching April 26, kix.com will help link job seekers to employment opportunities, employers to the region’s best talent and prospective students to the training and education they need to fill higher-skilled jobs and contribute to regional prosperity.

    The site will connect the region using state-of-the-art social networking tools.