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Today's News

  • PHOTO:Heartland Baby Contest winner

     Brentley Williams, the 17-month-old grandson of Randy and Janice Williams, and son of Micha and Harley Williams of Elizabethtown, was the winner of the 13-24 month baby contest at the Heartland Baby Contest on Aug. 23. He's held by his grandfather, Randy.

  • PHOTO: Black Color Day

     Hodgenville Elementary kindergarten students in Tracy Tharp’s class celebrated Color Days. Students read a color book, learned a color song, made a color puppet and did a writing activity for each color. Above, Lily Edlin and Carlos Coffman showed off their black hats for Black Show and Tell.

  • PHOTO: Archer

    Parker Nalley of Hodgenville placed third in the Marion County 4-H 3D Archery Shoot Bowhunter Division held Aug. 16 in Calvary.  He is the son of Melissa and Dan Nalley.
     

  • Volunteers needed for Foster Care Review Board

     Citizen Foster Care Review Boards in Bullitt, Hart, LaRue, Marion and Washington counties are seeking volunteers to make a difference in the lives of local children in foster care. Volunteers are needed to review cases of children placed in foster care because of dependency, neglect or abuse to ensure these children are placed in safe, permanent homes as quickly as possible. Volunteers are not required to reside in the county where a board meets. 

  • PHOTO: South Fork Mud Sharks

    The South Fork Mud Sharks won the eighth annual Mud Volleyball Tournament held Aug. 22 at Freeman Lake Park in Elizabethtown. The Sharks were undefeated in the 12-team tourney. Proceeds benefit Junior Achievement of Kentuckiana. From left, Tyler Howell, Tyler Hornback, Larry Howell, Kayla McDowell, Katie Hornback, Cody Howell, Bethany Akin and Kay Howell.

  • Food Service Inspections - Aug. 27, 2014
  • Court Brief: Aug. 27, 2014

    Final sentencing
    David A. Durham (1993) pleaded guilty July 18 in LaRue Circuit Court to one count of possession of controlled substance (methamphetamine). He was sentenced to three years to be pre-trial diverted. Final sentencing was Aug. 18.
     
    In contempt
    Jermaine Pierre Dyer (1984) failed to appear Aug. 18 in LaRue Circuit Court. A bench warrant was issued and bond set at $2,500 cash only. Dyer allegedly is not paying child support.
     
    Diverted sentence

  • PHOTO: Operatin Round-Up
  • New head coach for competitive cheer squad

    For the LaRue County High School Cheerleading program, change is a common theme. To be a successful competitive cheer program it is necessary to make small and sometimes big changes in routines and positions often throughout a season. This year the program will undergo a change in leadership and personnel.

  • Four plead guilty to drug charges

    Four people who were caught in drug sweep in July have pleaded guilty to charges.
    All four were charged with engaging in organized crime – but none have admitted to the charge. All four waived their rights to a presentencing investigation and final sentencing was held in three cases on Aug. 18 in LaRue Circuit Court.
    n Joey “Whoop” Sallee, 31, pleaded guilty to an amended count of trafficking in controlled substance, less than four grams; and two counts trafficking in a controlled substance within 1,000 feet of a school.