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Today's News

  • Master Cattlemen classes begin Tuesday

    Registration is under way for what may be the final year of the popular Kentucky Heartland Master Cattlemen program. The classes, which start Tuesday, Jan.

  • Let the truth speak well of you

    “The truth itself stands up for Demetrius.” 3 John 12

    When others speak well of you, you have acceptance but when the truth speaks well of you, you have character. Demetrius had it – do you? A lot has been written and said about character. Study the following words carefully then ask yourself. “Do I have character?”

  • Receipts down for LaRue County government

    The sluggish state of Kentucky’s economy was evident in County Clerk Linda Carter’s budget that she presented Tuesday to LaRue County Fiscal Court at the courthouse in Hodgenville.

    “Receipts are down noticeably from prior years, but expenditures in the budget are similar,” said Tommy Turner, county judge-executive.

    Carter offered an example to the magistrates reflecting the downturn.

  • Receipts down for LaRue County government

    The sluggish state of Kentucky’s economy was evident in County Clerk Linda Carter’s budget that she presented Tuesday to LaRue County Fiscal Court at the courthouse in Hodgenville.

    “Receipts are down noticeably from prior years, but expenditures in the budget are similar,” said Tommy Turner, county judge-executive.

    Carter offered an example to the magistrates reflecting the downturn.

  • Receipts down for LaRue County government

    The sluggish state of Kentucky’s economy was evident in County Clerk Linda Carter’s budget that she presented Tuesday to LaRue County Fiscal Court at the courthouse in Hodgenville.

    “Receipts are down noticeably from prior years, but expenditures in the budget are similar,” said Tommy Turner, county judge-executive.

    Carter offered an example to the magistrates reflecting the downturn.

  • State police head to inauguration

    A detective and two troopers from Kentucky State Police Post 4 joined more than three dozen KSP representatives participating in a presidential Inauguration detail in Washington, D.C.

    “I’m pretty excited,” Trooper Sam Shacklette said. “It’s quite an honor to be chosen to represent the post and the state at such an historic event.”

    Shacklette was unsure of the exact duties he and other troopers will be assigned, but he expects them to be rooted in crowd control and security.

  • ECTC to host inauguration party

    A free inauguration party is planned in Elizabethtown – complete with a cardboard cutout of the president-elect. Elizabethtown Community and Technical College is hosting an International Inaugural Café from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday in Room 112 in the Administration Building.

  • Gibson chosen as Senate majority whip

    State Sen. Carroll Gibson, R-Leitchfield, unanimously was re-elected Senate majority whip by the Republican Senate Caucus last week. The majority whip is the chief vote counter in the caucus and provides the caucus’s position, on key issues, to the senate president and other members of leadership.

    Gibson also has been appointed to serve as the senate co-chair on the Tobacco Settlement Agreement Fund Oversight Committee.

  • Painted rocks are a statement of faith

    Anyone who passes by the yellow frame house across from the LaRue County Courthouse in Hodgenville will immediately notice two unusual things: lighted candles in each of the windows, and painted rocks, small, big, yellow, green, solid colors, mixed colors, polka dots – encircling the house’s foundation.

    “Those rocks and candles are a statement of our faith,” said Geri Stanley, whose daughter Jessi, has painted almost all of them. “The lights will remain on and the rocks here until our daughter is healed.”

  • $310,000 ticket sold here

    The Jr. Food Store on Greensburg Street, Hodgenville, sold a winning ticket Jan. 6 on 3 Line Lotto. The lucky winner picked the six numbers, 4, 5, 18, 19, 34 and 38, winning a jackpot of $310,000.

    The store receives 1 percent of the payout, according to Jennifer Cunningham, spokeswoman for the Kentucky Lottery.

    The winner did not wish to be identified.

    The odds of picking all six numbers is 1:3,262,623, according to the Kentucky Lottery Web site.