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Today's News

  • County’s 911 service restored after lightning strike, cellphone problems persist

    LaRue County’s 911 service is slowly being returned to its original status after a lightning strike on July 26 knocked out the system.

    The service was out of commission for “24 hours and 58 minutes,” according to 911 Coordinator Nathan Hall.

    The system went down at 11:17 July 26 in a shower of sparks. The dispatcher on duty escaped injury – but wouldn’t have been as lucky if he had been touching a metal object, said Hall. Technicians were contacted but their response time was delayed due to inclement weather.

  • Public Record for the week of August 6

    Marriages

    The following marriage licenses have been issued in LaRue County.

    Eulane Chaney Arthur, 52, and John Thomas Gardner, 53, both of Hodgenville

    Jodi Lynn Gaw, 25, and Gary Andrew Carney, 27, both of Buffalo

    Brystal Jordan Dennis, 24, and James Darren Jared II, 25, both of Hodgenville

    Judy Lynne Bottoms, 45, of Hodgenville, and Gary Lee Chaffin, 39, of Cecilia

    Elizabeth Scott Ross, 49, of Elizabethtown, and Carl Alton Elliott, 53, of Shelbyville, Tennessee

  • Satan distracts from our spiritual life

    There is a devil. Jesus says in John 8:44, “You are of your father, the devil .…” Since Jesus does not lie, we know that there is an evil one called the devil or Satan.

    Satan had been working overtime in the church at Corinth. Paul tells the Corinthians they must be vigilant and be alert against their adversary, since Satan’s advantage is based upon one being ignorant of his schemes or methods.

  • LaRue County Fair Results

    4-H/FFA Dairy Show

    Showmanship – Novice (under 8 years) - Avery Bivens - Blue; Cyrus Bivens - Blue; Braxton Thomas - Blue

    Showmanship – Senior (14 +years) - Jessica Walters - Blue; Blake Brown - Blue

    4-H/FFA Sheep Show

    Showmanship- Novice (under 8 years) - Emily Sallee - Blue

    Showmanship- Superintendent (under 12 years) - Abigail Sallee - Blue

    Open Market Lamb Show Results

  • Community News

    Georgetown-

    John Smith

    Alice Lee Thomas was admitted to Hardin Memorial Hospital and released on Saturday.

    John Smith, Rev. Jerry Wilkinson and Rosalyn Wilkinson attended the 149th Annual General Association of Kentucky Baptist at the Hilton Hotel, Lexington.

    The Barbour/Thompson/Jordan family reunion convened Saturday at the Pritchard Community Center in Elizabethtown.

    Last Sunday was the anniversary and annual homecoming at Pleasant Union Baptist Church, Campbellsville.

  • Gold Award given to young cattlemen
  • Old jailhouse roof repaired
  • 4-H Day at the Fair
  • Junior Livestock Expo winnners
  • Woman charged with perjury

    A Hodgenville woman was charged last week with three counts of perjury by the LaRue County Attorney.

    Janelle Bass, 24, accused her boyfriend, James Franklin, 27, in May of assaulting her. She reported the incident to LCA Dale Morris and Kentucky State Police.

    She changed her story under oath at Franklin’s preliminary hearing in district court. She testified that Franklin had not struck or threatened her, or held her against her will. She said her injuries were caused during an altercation with a woman at a bar.