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Today's News

  • Fair Board wants free water

    For many years, the City of Hodgenville provided free water and sewer service to the privately-owned LaRue County Fairgrounds.
    A change in administration led to a change in policy last summer – and an end to the free service.
    Monday night, several Fair Board members appealed to City Council to reinstate the agreement.
    Sandy Bell, fair board treasurer, described the fairgrounds as “nonprofitable.”
    The last water bill for the fairgrounds was $1,009 – and Bell said she had to borrow the funds to pay it.

  • Officers investigate shooting

    Officers are investigating a shooting that occurred Friday evening on McDowell Road.
    According to LaRue County Sheriff Russell McCoy, a man was transported by medical helicopter to a Louisville hospital after suffering a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
    No other information is available; and the name of the patient was not released.
           

     

  • COLUMN: No sport like wrestling

    My mother has been nagging me to write something.

    But that’s not why I decided to do it.

    I’ve been inspired by a book by Nolan Zavoral entitled “A Season On The Mat.” The book takes you into the 1996-97 season of Dan Gable and his Iowa Hawkeyes wrestling team.

    I just finished my first year of coaching middle school wrestling with Cody Gibbons.

  • PHOTO: Baseball seniors

    Senior members of the LaRue County Hawks’ baseball team and their parents were recognized. From left, Robert Thompson, Dylan Milby, Koy Lindsey and Turner Cottrell.

  • Talley joins Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC

    Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC is pleased to announce that attorney Damon R. Talley has joined the firm’s Utility & Energy practice as Of Counsel, and will work out of the Louisville, Lexington and Hodgenville offices.

  • PHOTO: Sunny and Paislee

    Paislee McCoy, right, hugged Sunny, the Sunrise Manor Nursing Home mascot during a Derby event at the facility. At left is Cheyenne Baird.

  • State opens comments on impaired waters list

    The Kentucky Division of Water has opened a 60-day comment period on the draft 2014 list of impaired waters, as required by the Water Pollution Control Act of 1972.

  • Public health works for you

    Do you know what public health does for you? 

    Lincoln Trail District Health Department offers a variety of services “behind the scenes.”

    Public health workers truly are silent champions in the community. In fact, many of our success stories include the things that never happened because our primary mission is prevention of disease, disability, and injury. 

  • Local students graduate from McKendree

    McKendree University announces the following local students are among its Class of 2015 graduates:

    • Darin Crossno of Sonora, BBA in management.

    • Cynthia Morris of Hodgenville, MSN in nursing education.

    The Lebanon, Illinois, campus held its 175th commencement exercises during two ceremonies on May 9 for undergraduate and graduate students who completed their degree requirements in December 2014, May and July 2015. Graduates at the Louisville and Radcliff, Kentucky campuses receive their diplomas on June 6.

  • TENNIS: CU wins championship

    For the second time in four years Campbellsville University men's tennis is National Christian College Athletic Association National Champions. The Tigers knocked off No. 30 Palm Beach Atlantic 5-3 in the NCCAA finals on Friday afternoon at the Mobile Tennis Center.