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Today's News

  • Five escape fiery crash

    Five men survived a fiery crash Saturday when the pickup truck they were riding in overturned.

    The driver, Aaron Morales, 34, of Magnolia has been charged with operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol, aggravating circumstances; no operator’s license; and four counts of first-degree wanton endangerment.

    According to Deputy Matt Darst, who investigated the crash, Morales “blew a .252 on the breathalyzer,” more than three times the legal limit.

  • Judge orders 'no more pit bulls' for woman charged in dog attack

    A Hodgenville woman entered a guilty plea to one count of harboring a vicious animal in LaRue District Court.

    Robin Humphrey was charged after a 2-year-old in her care was attacked by one of Humphrey’s pit bulls on East Leafdale Road, according to the LaRue County Sheriff’s office. The toddler was flown to Kosair Children’s Hospital in Louisville for treatment of facial injuries.

  • Bell brothers create 'vintage' pedal mower

    It all started with two boys being boys, messing around in the garage and getting into dad’s tools. By the time dad walked in and saw what they were up to, they gave him an idea. It turned out to be a big hit and the talk of Creekfront Park during the Lincoln Days Antique Tractor Show.

    For most people, seeing it once wasn’t enough. They all seemed to come back and see it again and point it out to a friend.

  • New Haven man waits for transplant

    Landmark News Service

    Sometimes having a strong stubborn streak isn’t such a bad thing.

    New Haven resident Phillip Nalley’s willful nature has given him the strength to endure a lifetime filled with medical complications following a kidney transplant he received 30 years ago at age 28.

    “He has never given up, he has never quit. He has always been determined to make it on his own,” said Theresa Nalley, his wife of 39 years. “No matter how sick he got ... he would get on his crutches and go right back out there.”

  • Hodgenville man found dead in vehicle

    Landmark News Service

    A Hodgenville man was killed when gunfire broke out Tuesday afternoon following a traffic collision in Nelson County.

    Donald C. Marshall, 47, of Hodgenville was found slumped in the driver's seat of a white Ford pickup truck around 1:20 p.m. Tuesday on Ky. 52 in the Nelsonville area. The Nelson County Sheriff's Department was investigating a  call about a motor vehicle collision involving possible gun fire,

  • Our deeds, words can influence others

    Pam Tebow, mother of University of Florida Gator quarterback Tim Tebow, told the story of her son buying Cocoa Krispies.

    She recently spoke to a packed crowd at a local church about being a person of influence.

    She said her son “Timmy” normally doesn’t eat sweets, but this one time they were at the store together and he put a box of Cocoa Krispies in the shopping cart.

    A little boy, a Tebow fan, saw the box of cereal and told his mom, “Tim Tebow eats Cocoa Krispies!” and he wanted some, too.

  • Protection in troubled times

    “I will say of the Lord, He is my refuge and my fortress, my God, in Him will I trust.” Psalm 91:2

    Those who live in the shelter of the most high will find rest in the shadow of the almighty. For he will rescue you from every trap and protect you from the fatal plague. His faithful promises are your armor and protection.

  • Campbellsville University to dedicate Hodgenville campus

    Campbellsville University will recognize the generosity of two major donors for its Hodgenville campus during a ribbon-cutting ceremony and dedication Thursday.

    Events will take place at the newly named Brockman Center at 1 p.m. Thursday.

    The campus at 606 N. Lincoln Blvd. is named in honor of former Hodgenville resident Dr. E. Britt Brockman, a Louisville eye surgeon who is a graduate of LaRue County High School.

    Bronze plaques honoring Brockman and Freddie Hilpp, who donated the building to the university, will be unveiled.

  • Plan now for next year’s burley tobacco crop

    The 2009 tobacco growing season is over, stripping is under way and receiving stations will be opening soon.

    But now is the time to start planning for next year and LaRue County farmers need to begin prepare to manage diseases in the 2010 burley crop.

  • Pottinger named national FFA officer candidate

    Quint Pottinger, LaRue County FFA member and former Kentucky FFA president, was named the National FFA officer candidate for Kentucky. Pottinger will represent the Kentucky FFA in his quest to become one of six National FFA officers.