Today's News

  • Buffalo man charged with DUI, wanton endangerment

    A Buffalo man faces multiple charges after being involved in an alleged hit-and-run crash Sunday night.

    Joshua Ray Perkins, 30, was driving a 2000 Buick south on Ky. 61 near the intersection with Reed Road around 9 p.m., according to LaRue County Deputy Matt Darst. Perkins’ vehicle collided with a 2005 Chevrolet Equinox driven by Dustin Clemons, 20, also of Buffalo.

    Perkins allegedly fled. Darst located him at his residence after interviewing witnesses.

  • Life busy for pastor serving two churches

    Since June 28, the Rev. Andrew Singh has done what many itinerant preachers of old did — pastor two churches concurrently.

     “A lot of those itinerant pastors traveled on horseback,” said the 25-year-old minister from India. “I’m so glad that I have a car.”

    Pastor of Wesley Meadows Methodist Church since 2004, Singh sees the addition of Levelwoods Methodist Church as an opportunity and a blessing.

    “God has expanded my ministry, allowing me to meet, serve, and be blessed by another group of people,” he explained.

  • Radcliff man enters plea to avoid trial

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  • Memorial Building featured on ornament

    The Lincoln Museum’s annual collectible Christmas ornament continues the Lincoln Bicentennial theme.

    The white ornament, seventh in a series of eight, features the Memorial Building that houses the traditional birth cabin at the Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Park. The photo was taken by a park employee during a February snow.

    An ill-timed ice storm canceled the Lincoln Bicentennial celebration at the park Feb. 12, but staff commemorated the 200th birthday of the 16th president despite the weather. The ceremony was moved to LaRue County High School.

  • Santa's Helpers looking for help

    Snookie Morrison and Santa’s Helpers are again planning to make Christmas brighter for local children.

    The group – in its 43rd year – is requesting donations of new and used toys that can be refurbished.

    Trees with gift tags are set up at the LaRue County Chamber of Commerce office and Abe’s Coun­try Cooking. Take a tag, buy the toy and bring it back to the tree.

    Toys also may be dropped in the Santa’s Helper box at IGA, Dollar General Store and Lincoln National Bank or at Santa’s Shop, 760 Salem Lake Road, Hodgenville.

  • More arrests related to death of Hodgenville man

    A wave of arrests swept across Nelson County as the Sheriff’s Department snapped up five suspects Friday associated with the death of a LaRue County man.

    Indicted in relation to the killing of Donald Carey Marshall were Maurice Greenwell, 45, New Haven; Stephen Austin Howard, 37, New Haven; and Joseph Dennis Sweeney, 42, New Haven, according to a statement from the Nelson County Sheriff's Department.

  • Hodgenville projects delayed

    A combination of cold weather and the holiday schedule has delayed a pair of projects in Hodgenville, Mayor Terry Cruse told city council members Dec. 14.

    The Greensburg Street water tower project will “get going as soon as weather permits,” Cruse said. The new tower will be constructed on land adjacent to the LaRue County Fairgrounds.

    The lights at Creekfront Park are on hold until city workers can place the conduit. The project probably won’t be completed this month.

    In other business:

  • Louisville man charged after flipping vehicle

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  • South Fork Area Homemakers

    The South Fork Area Homemakers met Nov. 17 at the LaRue County Extension Service office with vice president Billie Shahayda presiding.

    Present were Virginia Allen, Delores Bale, Janice Bowen, Ann Flanders, Amanda Gatewood, Mary Lois Hornback, Norma Jean McDonald, Martha Owen, Mary Lou Owen, Della Thomas, Phyllis Perkins and Exie Elliott.

    A letter was read from the Cumberland Presbyterian Church Mission Project thanking the club for voting to be a sponsor of the Community Food Pantry Program.

    The group discussed catering a meal for the Class of 1960.

  • Heating assistance available

    The local Community Action office is assisting low-income families with heating bills with funding provided by LIHEAP or the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program.

    Applicants are accepted in alphabetically by the first letter of their last name and will be taken Nov. 2-Dec. 11. Financial qualifications are based on the number of household occupants and the gross monthly income of all family members.

    To qualify, the homeowner or renter must be responsible for home heating costs or pay heating costs as an undesignated portion of rent.