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Today's News

  • Nelson County authorizes Sunday liquor sales

    Landmark News Service

    Only two weeks after a Bardstown city ordinance went into effect allowing the sale of packaged liquor on Sundays, Nelson County has followed suit.

    Magistrates voted to allow the sales in a 3-2 vote on second reading, with Third District Magistrate Bernard Ice dissenting and Fourth District Magistrate Tim Hutchins abstaining due to what he felt is a conflict of interest. Hutchins owns a convenience store and is involved in a pending lawsuit with the city involving annexation.

  • Four-wheeler stopped by deputy

    An Elizabethtown man was charged with reckless driving and operating an all-terrain vehicle on the roadway May 24.

    Deputy Russell McCoy said he was parked in Buffalo when an ATV drove by his cruiser “at a high rate of speed.”

    “This four-wheeler came flying past the fruit stand and went in Y-Not-Stop sideways,” McCoy said.

    McCoy drove to the convenience store where the driver, Dustin Hathaway, 21, was putting gas in the vehicle.

  • Hodgenville spraying for mosquitos

    The City of Hodgenville will be spraying for mosquitos 10 tonight.

    Residents are urged to stay indoors if possible.

    If you have questions or concerns, call City Hall at 358-3832.

  • Follow the law

    Having served as an election commission for several years in another state, I understand the duties of an official and I also understand the passion for the job you are sworn to do and the peer pressure to make bad decisions.

  • Board approves personnel changes

    The following personnel changes were heard by the LaRue County School Board March 16:

    Accepted recommendation for employment of:

    •Amanda Hayes as freshman softball coach at LaRue County High School effective Feb. 23.

    •Cindi Hartley as substitute bus monitor.

    •David Ramey, Joe Thurman, David Allen, Charles Benningfield, Jesse Skaggs, Thomas Vance and Ronald Hartley as substitute custodians at Hodgenville Elementary School.

    •Sharon Allen and Sabrina Whelan as part-time instructional assistants at Kids Crew.

  • Soar, run, walk for God

    They that wait upon the Lord shall run, and not be weary and they shall walk, and not faint. Isaiah 40:31.

  • LCHS names top scholars

    LaRue County High School announced the top scholars in this year's graduating class Friday.

    The valedictorian is Hannah Canter, daughter of Gary and D.J. Canter.

    A gifted athlete and scholar, she has been active in soccer, tennis, Pep Club, Student Council and Class Committee. She was a member of the Hall of Fame, Governor’s Scholar and manager for the LCHS wrestling Hawks.

    Chelsie Morrison, daughter of Nathan and Sarah Graham, is salutatorian of the Class of 2009.

  • Youth Entrepreneur training to be offered at WKU Radcliff

    Western Kentucky University Radcliff campus will have free youth entrepreneur business start-up training for 25 high school and college students 9 a.m.-noon May 30 and an additional 25 students 1-4 p.m.

    The purpose of these sessions is to provide practical guidance on starting student-run businesses. The sessions will explore low-risk, low-cost start-up ideas so students can leave the sessions, begin developing their business plans and start their business.

  • Jolly earns degree from University of the Cumberlands

    Anthony Jolly of Buffalo received a Bachelor of Science in communication arts and religion from University of the Cumberlands on May 9.

    He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Jolly.

    He was also designated a Hutton Scholar at the university.

  • Personnel changes

    The following personnel recommendations were accepted by the LaRue County School Board May 18.

    Accepted recommendation of employment of:

    •Will R. Aubrey as substitute bus driver.

    •Steve Perkins as lead maintenance for the district effective July 1.

    Accepted resignation of:

    •Rip Collins as LaRue County High School girls' basketball assistant coach effective end of school year.

    •Cindi Hartley as instructional assistant at Kids Crew.

    •Martha Page, due to retirement, as teacher at Hodgenville Elementary School