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Today's News

  • Seeing good in the bad

    The news about the devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey has been one of the top topics over the last couple of weeks. The category four hurricane has wreaked havoc on southeastern Texas and caused catastrophic flooding in the area with some areas receiving more than 40 inches of rain in a four day period. The death toll continues to rise and there are many areas that are still without water and electric.

    I am always interested in seeing how the mass news media covers any storms like this one. Well, actually, I am always interested to see how they cover any topic anymore.

  • School calendar - September 6, 2017

    KHIC Wee Time

  • Public Pensions Report Released; Interim Committees Continue to Meet

    The independent consulting group, PFM, commissioned by the state to examine our pension problems, released their long-awaited report on Monday, August 28. In the midst of much news reporting and information being pushed, it is important to note that the report only lists PFM’s proposals, and any legislative action will not mirror the full recommendations.

  • Overdose Awareness event a success

    The Hodgenville Police Department held their third annual Overdose Awareness event at Hodgenville City Hall on Thursday, August 31.

    The event was held on the same day as International Overdose Awareness Day. Speakers from the Hodgenville Police Department discussed current drug trends and what people can look for if they suspect a loved one is abusing drugs. Speakers from Communicare and Step Works were also in attendance to discuss what services they have to offer those in need in LaRue County.

  • Planning for retirement requires attention

    If you were asked to visualize retirement, what would you see? Regardless of what retirement looks like to you, it’s safe to say we all want to enjoy it. America Saves remind us our day-to-day activities can play a role in achieving our long-term goals. With that said, retirement should be top of mind. After all, you’ll be relying on money you’ve saved over the course of your career to cover expenses for 20 years or more. The sooner you start planning, the better off you’ll be.

  • LCMS students receive laptops

    With LaRue County High School receiving new laptops for all students, the approximately 800 used Lenovo Think Pads are being put to good use at LaRue County Middle School.

    “This is the same way we received laptops three years ago,” said Dr. Jason Detre, LCMS principal. “The previous units were seven years old.”

    Every student in grades 6-8 receives one of the laptops. The students pay a rental and damage policy fee similar to high school’s policy.

  • Rolling Fork Iron Horse Festival is Saturday

    The 27th annual Rolling Fork Iron Horse Festival is Saturday, September 9 in downtown New Haven.

    The event will feature arts and crafts booths, food, car and truck show, concerts, games, inflatables and more. The inflatables will be open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and the carnival games will be open from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

    A local artist art show will take place at the public library from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. A car and truck show will be held throughout the event and a silent auction will take place from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

  • Jail Log - September 6, 2017

    Bookings at the LaRue County Detention Center from Friday, August 25 to Friday, September 1

    Robert Young, 33, of Magnolia was lodged for second degree disorderly conduct. He was later released from LCDC.

    Leonard Skaggs, 52, of Campbellsville was lodged for fourth degree assault. He was later released from LCDC.

    Anthony P. Schnyder, 43, of Hodgenville was lodged for second degree assault. He was later released from LCDC.

  • 23 grams of marijuana seized through police checkpoints

    Local police had a lot of success with their 2017 “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign that ran from August 16 through September 4 as they got a large quantity of illegal drugs off the streets.

    The Hodgenville Police Department reported that they operated three safety checkpoints and seized approximately 23 grams of methamphetamine, over 4 ounces of marijuana and approximately $6,000 cash. They also reported that they conducted numerous hours of overtime directed toward traffic enforcement.

  • Local District Judge Reed participates in judicial college

    District Court Judge C. Derek Reed who serves LaRue and Hart counties, participated in sessions on criminal evidence, forensics, implicit bias, legislation and more at the 2017 District Judges College in Covington from Aug. 22-25. The Education Committee of the Kentucky District Judges Association and the Office of Judicial Branch Education at the Administrative Office of the Courts developed the college.