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Today's News

  • News of Record

    Property Transfers

    The following property transfers are listed as given on deeds at the LaRue County Clerk’s Office in Hodgenville.

    General Warranty Deed, Anita Knott fka Anita McAdams Paulley, trustee under Paulley living trust, to Julia L. Johnson, lot 1 of McAdams subdivision, $38,900.

    Joseph L. Greenwell, Jr., revocable living trust c/o Joseph L. Greenwell, Jr., trustee, to Goose’s Landing, LLC, tract 7 of the Shirley Jones Land Division, $23,467.40.

  • A look at ACT the test

    By Steven Curtsinger

    Student Columnist

    I recently took a practice ACT Test at school. I was curious to find out more about the test and why it is important for high school students to take it. This lengthy exam has been something our teachers have been preparing us for since the beginning of my high school career. Here are some facts about the ACT test and why we take it.

  • School Board approved contract for energy savings

    The LaRue County School Board decided on a provider for guaranteed energy savings during a special called meeting on Thursday, January 7.

    The board approved Hershaw Trane of Louisville at the meeting. The board originally received two requests for proposals from Ameresco and Harshaw Trane.

  • Resolution restart small steps to health and wealth online

    Are you trying to rescue a failed New Year’s resolution? It has been well documented that when people monitor their behavior and measure how they are doing, they are often inspired to do better and achieve positive results. The Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service is launching an online Small Steps to Health and Wealth(tm) Challenge called “Kentucky 2016 Resolution Restart.” This free four-week program is designed to help you improve both your health and personal finance behaviors.

  • New 4-H communications contests added with poetry contest

     The 4-H Poetry Contest will be held again this year, but there are new additions to the 4-H Communications Contest. It now includes six categories, instead of just poetry. The new categories are: Songwriting, Poetry, Essay on “What 4-H Means to Me”, Original Monologue, Press Release and Public Service Announcement. Students may enter one item per category.

    The contest is open to all LaRue County youth ages 9 to 18.

  • Compassionate care, hometown hospitality

    A Hodgenville veterinary clinic is striving to provide compassionate care to animals while also providing hometown hospitality to the animals and their owners.

    Plantation Veterinary Clinic is a full service veterinary medical facility that is located on 7558 New Jackson Highway in Hodgenville. Their hours are Mondays through Tuesdays and Thursdays through Fridays from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Saturdays from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The business offers veterinary services to large and small animals including horses, cows, goats, sheep, dogs, cats and more.

  • 4-H Calendar

     Shooting Sports Club

    The 4-H Shooting Sports Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. on January 21 at the Extension Office.  Club volunteers will discuss and demonstrate shooting sports safety.  Youth with an interest in the club are encouraged to attend.

    Pizza Fundraiser

  • From industrial machining to small repairs

    One LaRue County business has been machining parts and making repairs for local factories, individuals and farmers for over 15 years.

    Randall Crewz began working in machining at a young age, “I worked at Jeff Boat when I was 18 years old,” said Crewz, “I also worked for Clinton Industries for 18 years.”

  • Criminal expungement discussed in Kentucky General Assembly

    By Terry Mills

    An effort to help potentially tens of thousands of Kentuckians truly put their past behind them cleared a key legislative milestone on Friday when the Kentucky House voted to broaden eligibility for criminal expungement.

    Similar measures have passed the chamber numerous times, but there is hope that this year’s legislation will be successful, given the increased bipartisan support it has received.

  • Finding the perfect career

    “I wish I had thought of this a long time ago,” Tandy Jill Chase said of her business, Tandy’s Pet Salon, “I kind of feel guilty doing something I love so much.”

    Together with her two dachshunds, Ryder and Baj, she greets each client like they’re part of her own family.