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Today's News

  • Man dies in crash at Glendale exit

    A Nelson County man died Thursday afternoon at the scene of a single-vehicle crash just past exit 86 on Interstate 65 in Glendale. Kentucky State Police said Robert Sutton, 58, of Cox’s Creek was southbound on I-65 when the Dodge Ram 1500 he was driving left the roadway on the right shoulder and struck a tree.

    KSP Trooper Norman Chaffins said investigators were unsure why the vehicle left the roadway, but alcohol was not considered to be a factor. Chaffins said it appeared the driver was secured by a seat belt and both airbags deployed on impact.

  • Buffalo apartments project back on track

    The Buffalo School Apartments project, put on hold for a year due to lack of funding, is back on track.

    AU Associates of Lexington, doing business as Buffalo Apartments LLLP, purchased the former Buffalo Elementary School at 50 School Loop two years ago with intentions of transforming it into a housing complex for the elderly. Despite taking several steps such as having the property rezoned and purchasing a conditional use permit, AU had to wait for several funding cycles before proceeding.

  • Father must serve two years after injuring infant

    A Hodgenville man will serve 24 months in jail after being found guilty of injuring his 8-month-old son in September 2008.

    Chad T. Frith, 34, of College Heights, told officers he “became upset with the child because it wouldn’t stop crying,” said Lt. Steve Johnson of Hodgenville City Police.

    Frith told officers he shook the baby, grabbed its jaw and squeezed its ears. There was also evidence of bruising on the baby’s face and chest.

  • Saddle Club schedules awards banquet

    The LaRue County Saddle Club will hold an awards banquet 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 9, at Sportsman’s Lake clubhouse, Hodgenville.

    For more information, call Jennifer at 358-9695.

     

  • Wrestling benefit set for Saturday

    The LaRue County Wrestling Boosters have scheduled a silent auction 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 9, in the gym lobby. Event occurs during regional duals. Proceeds benefit the LCHS wrestling program.

    For more information, call 401-1369.

  • Art Guild announces public displays

    Central Kentucky Art Guild members will display their work at several locations through March 25.

    Warner Sizemore and Sharon Milner – Cobbler’s Café, Elizabethtown

    Chieko Davis – Radcliff Tourist Center, Radcliff

    Wes Kendall – Granite Center, Radcliff

    Carl McKinley – Cecilian Bank, North Dixie Avenue, Elizabethtown

  • LaRue County Schools closed again today

    The LaRue County Schools extended their snow holiday to a second day.

    Thursday's daylight snowfall left the area in a white blanket that will continue to impact driving through the weekend. The National Weather Service forecast says temperatures will remain in the teens today which means no melting. Subfreezing temperatures are expected remain until Monday afternoon or Tuesday.

    Forecasters also predict a light, fluffy snow today with little or no additional accumulation.

    Major road ways are reportedly clear but sideroads and neighborhood streets remain slick.

  • Construction booming in the gingerbread business

    Debbie Taylor’s class at LaRue County High School has entered into the home construction business.

    Unlike most builders, however, her students will be able to eat their structures as they have designed and built gingerbread houses.

    “We make them every year,” Taylor said. “However, in the past we have used graham crackers and hot glue. This year, everything is totally edible.”

    For their building plans, the students researched various recipes on Web sites, compared them, then selected the ones that best suited them.  

  • Forcht donates $10,000 to Campbellsville University

    Terry Forcht, owner of Forcht Banking, has donated $10,000 to Campbellsville University for athletics and student scholarships.

    The money will go to the funding for new field turf for the football field and to the CU’s scholarship fund.

    Forcht Bank donates $5,000 annually to Campbellsville University. They support the scholarship fund and the bank is an athletic corporate sponsor.

  • Forcht donates $10,000 to Campbellsville University

    Terry Forcht, owner of Forcht Banking, has donated $10,000 to Campbellsville University for athletics and student scholarships.

    The money will go to the funding for new field turf for the football field and to the CU’s scholarship fund.

    Forcht Bank donates $5,000 annually to Campbellsville University. They support the scholarship fund and the bank is an athletic corporate sponsor.