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Today's News

  • No money for NATTBatt site in Glendale

    Hopes of establishing a lithium-ion battery research center and production facility in Glendale lost power Wednesday when federal development dollars went elsewhere.

    The National Alliance for Advanced Transportation Batteries consortium picked the industrial site along Interstate 65 and Kentucky 222. Their announcement in April included the prospect of 2,000 new jobs but was contingent on receiving Department of Energy funding. The not-for-profit NAATBatt group had requested between $300 and $400 million.

  • Churches plan clothing outreach at meeting Tuesday

    A clothing closet outreach is being organized by First Baptist Church and Parkway Baptist Church. These churches invite other community churches to become involved by donating gently used clothing. Tentatively, collection will be at First Baptist gym prior to distribution. Distribution will be once each quarter to students and families that indicate a need.

    A meeting is planned for 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 11, at First Baptist on Tonieville Road in Hodgenville.

    All interested churches and individuals are invited to attend.

    For more information, call 358-3193.

  • Hardin & LaRue Diabetes Coalition to meet Aug. 11

    The Hardin & LaRue Diabetes Coaliton is open to anyone with interest in improving the lives of people that are affected by diabetes through promotion of early diagnosis, reduction of complications, prevention, and elimination of diabetes. The group will meet 6 p.m. Aug. 11 at Lincoln Trail District Health Department.

    Classes on managing meals will be held 5:30-6:30 p.m. and 7-8 p.m. Aug. 24 at the LaRue County Health Department.

  • 12 people charged by sealed indictment

    Twenty sealed indictments were opened in court Monday. A dozen people face charges ranging from drug trafficking to cultivation of marijuana.

  • 12 people charged by sealed indictment

    Twenty sealed indictments were opened in court Monday. A dozen people face charges ranging from drug trafficking to cultivation of marijuana.

  • 12 people charged by sealed indictment

    Twenty sealed indictments were opened in court Monday. A dozen people face charges ranging from drug trafficking to cultivation of marijuana.

  • Man ordered to repay $78,482.36 to state

    A former Magnolia man has been ordered to return $78,482.36 to the Kentucky State Treasury after being found guilty of welfare fraud in LaRue Circuit Court.

    Robert Caughron, 37, who now lives in Salesville, Ohio, was sentenced to  two years, suspended and probated for five years. He also was ordered to begin making payments of $100 per month to the treasury department beginning in September.

  • Man ordered to repay $78,482.36 to state

    A former Magnolia man has been ordered to return $78,482.36 to the Kentucky State Treasury after being found guilty of welfare fraud in LaRue Circuit Court.

    Robert Caughron, 37, who now lives in Salesville, Ohio, was sentenced to  two years, suspended and probated for five years. He also was ordered to begin making payments of $100 per month to the treasury department beginning in September.

  • Sherrard awarded for achievements

    Kara Sherrard, granddaughter of Vivian Sherrard of Hodgenville, received the Mayor’s Athlete of the Month award in Lancaster, Calif., in March for her athletic and academic achievements.

    The senior volleyball player was named top outside hitter in the Golden League and named to the first team all-CIF in 2007. In 2008, she was named Golden League Player of the Year, again making first team.

    Several colleges have expressed interest in her play.

    She has maintained a 3.6 grade point average in high school.

  • China Martin performs in 'Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat'

    China Martin, granddaughter of Randall and Elvon Skaggs of Hodgenville and daughter of Yvette and Danny Martin of Bardstown, is performing in “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” at the Stephen Foster amphitheater in Bardstown. She has previously performed in productions with the Foster Heights Children’s Choir. The show will be performed at 8:30 p.m. every Tuesday and Saturday through Aug. 15.

    For tickets, call 1-800-626-1563 or visit  www.stephenfoster.com.