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Today's News

  • Two injured in Sunday wreck

    Two people were injured in a two-vehicle crash at 6:29 p.m. Dec. 19.

    Kentucky State Police Post 4 responded to a call of an injury accident in the 2300 block of Ky. 210.

    Robert Townsend, 74, of Elizabethtown was driving a 1999 Nissan Altima, leaving a residence at 2332 Hodgenville Road, according to KSP. As Townsend pulled onto Ky. 210, he failed to yield the right-of-way to a westbound 2007 Honda Pilot driven by Lindsey Driscoll, 24 of Elizabethtown.

  • Wrestling duals canceled

    The LaRue County Regional Wrestling Duals, scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 18, have been canceled.
    According to a wrestling booster, some of the teams had to cancel due to classes being called off in their district.

  • Driver escapes injury when truck overturns

    No injuries were reported when a box truck overturned Dec. 14 on Tanner Road.

    According to LaRue County Deputy Russell McCoy, the 2001 International truck was driven by Paul Stephenson, 37, of Georgetown.

    The vehicle, owned by Ben Tire Distributors, ran off the right side of the roadway and the driver overcorrected, according to McCoy. It flipped on its side and slid across the roadway, coming to rest in a field.

  • Man charged with trafficking in methamphetamine

    Joshua Wayne Parrett, 34, of Hodgenville, was charged Dec. 15 with trafficking in methamphetamine by Elizabethtown City Police.

    According to ECP, an officer “observed a suspicious truck with a car hauler style trailer at the water tower on Valley Creek Road. Due to recent thefts at the tower and other thefts in the area, (the detective) made contact with the driver.”

  • Youth minister charged with custodial interference

    A Hodgenville man is facing charges of custodial interference.

    Gabriel D. Kazee, 34, is accused of picking up a 16-year-old boy at the parking lot of a fast food restaurant, without the permission of the boy's grandparents. The boy rode the bus to LaRue County High School, then walked across the road to McDonald's where Kazee was waiting for him, according to court records.

    The boy's grandparents, who have custody of him, were not informed of his whereabouts for some time, according to their attorney.

  • Partridge and Clemons to wed in 2011

    Alyssa Mynne Partridge and Dustin Alan Clemons announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    The bride to be is the daughter of Melissa P. Adams. She is a 2009 graduate of In The Beginning Homeschool and is a full-time teller at First Citizens Bank in Elizabethtown.

    The groom to be is the son of Scott and Kimberlee Clemons. He is a 2007 graduate of LaRue County High School and is an assistant manager at Save-A-Lot in Hodgenville.

    The wedding will be 4:30 p.m. Oct. 8, 2011, at South Fork Baptist Church. A private reception will follow.

  • Restaurants required to post food inspection scores

     

     

    You can view the two ordinances atltdhd.ky.gov or contact Sara Jo Best with the Lincoln Trail District Health Department at (270) 769-1601 for more information. A public hearing is scheduled from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.  Jan. 13 at the Lincoln Trail District Health Department on 108 New Glendale Road in Elizabethtown.

  • Dr. Alveda King to speak in Elizabethtown

    Dr. Alveda King, niece of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., will speak in Elizabethtown Jan. 6. Dr. King is director of the African-American Outreach for Priests for Life, and Gospel of Life Ministries. She is also a Board Member of Georgia Right to Life, former Georgia State Legislator, and a member of many other pro-life organizations. 

    The title of her discourse is “How Can the Dream Survive?”

  • Farmers can win $2,500 for charity

    In the season of giving, Kentucky farmers can get into the holiday spirit by registering to win $2,500 for their favorite nonprofit organizations through the America’s Farmers Grow Communities’ program, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund. One farmer in each of Kentucky’s 29 participating counties – which includes LaRue County - will win.

    The deadline is Dec. 31 and farmers can apply at www.growcommunities.com or by calling 1-877-267-3332 for the chance to direct $2,500 to organizations such as 4-H, FFA, local libraries or fire departments.

  • Local students graduate from Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University's 136 undergraduate and graduate students were told to seize opportunities when they come their way at commencement Dec. 10 at Campbellsville Baptist Church.

    The following students have been awarded degrees from Campbellsville University:

    •  Alice Susan Underdonk Brewer of Hodgenville, a graduate of North Hardin High School, the daughter of Deloras Underdonk of Radcliff and the late Robert Underdonk, graduated magna cum laude. She graduated with a bachelor of science in early childhood education.