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Today's News

  • Anderson excels at Yale

    LaRue County High School senior Brian Anderson traveled to Yale University in September to compete in the prestigious Yale Speech and Debate Invitational.

    Anderson competed in extemporaneous speaking and oratory and advanced to elimination rounds in both. He placed fourth overall in extemp and advanced to semi-finals in oratory.

    Yale is one of the largest speech and debate tournaments on the national level with more than 55 schools in attendance and more than 130 in each event.

  • Police seek trio in home burglary

    Three people are being sought by police in connection with the burglary of a River Road residence on Sept. 23.

    A woman discovered two men and a woman inside her parents’ house about 3 p.m., according to LaRue County Deputy Russell McCoy.

    “The two males ran out the back door, crawled under a fence and ran across a field,” said McCoy. The female, who was known to the victim, was left behind. She first attempted to talk to the victim, but eventually decided to join her comrades by “taking off across the field behind the house.”

  • New Haven appoints new mayor

    Guyula Johnson, wife of the late Bobby Johnson, has been appointed as mayor of the City of New Haven.

    Assistant City Clerk Joanie Corbin, following a nomination from Commissioner Freddy DeWitt and unanimous approval by the Board of Commissioners, swore in Guyula.

    “It’s an honor to accept this,” Guyula said after completing the swearing in.

  • New Haven appoints new mayor

    Guyula Johnson, wife of the late Bobby Johnson, has been appointed as mayor of the City of New Haven.

    Assistant City Clerk Joanie Corbin, following a nomination from Commissioner Freddy DeWitt and unanimous approval by the Board of Commissioners, swore in Guyula.

    “It’s an honor to accept this,” Guyula said after completing the swearing in.

  • LOSS support groups meet

    Hosparus facilitates free Loss of Someone Special Support Groups (LOSS) in Campbellsville and Elizabethtown:

    • Campbellsville – grieving adults

    5:30-7 p.m. Oct. 7, Nov. 4 and Dec. 2

    Hosparus Green River

    295 Campbellsville Bypass, Suite 5

     

    • Elizabethtown – loss of a partner or spouse

    3-4:30 p.m., Oct. 6 and 20; Nov. 3 and 17; and Dec. 1 and 15

    Hosparus Central Kentucky

    105 Diecks Dr.

     

  • Vaughn House Flowers open on Lincoln Blvd.

    You may have noticed a bit of action at 618 S. Lincoln Boulevard in Hodgenville. The old house has been gutted, updated and given a new name. Vaughn House Flowers, Gifts & More is officially open for business, as of Friday morning. The LaRue County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for the new business, officially welcoming them to the world of LaRue County businesses.

  • Conservation District ready for new digs

    The LaRue County Conservation District started construction of a new building last week after a groundbreaking ceremony. The facility, to be situated across from Phelps’ Heating and Cooling in Hodgenville, will make the LaRue County District part of a select group.

    Only a few conservation districts throughout the state have a building of their own, as most are contained in federal buildings or other buildings in their community. For a conservation district to have its own building is significant, said Michelle Patrick, district coordinator in LaRue County.

  • PHOTO: Art show on the square
  • Just Ask

    In reference to your article, “Red Hill loses $38,000” in the Sept. 10 issue:

    How much did the cemetery fund pay the treasurer/bookkeeper before the City took over and what was paid to the treasurer/bookkeeper after?

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    Hodgenville City Council disbanded the Red Hill Cemetery Commission in March 2008, and assumed the duties of the Commission. Former secretary James LaRue Jr., who passed away in August, was earning $200 per month at the time the original group disbanded.

  • Dr. Godfrey named CMA at HMH

    John Godfrey, M.D. Named Hardin Memorial HealthÕs Chief Medical Officer

    John Godfrey, M.D., has accepted the position as vice president and chief medical officer for Hardin Memorial Health.