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Today's News

  • PHOTO: Cheer On
  • Mobile DAV unit on the move

    So many veterans feel confused about benefits and services they have earned. There is so much to know ... and so many changes from one year to the next. That is why the nonprofit DAV (Disabled American Veterans) offers help.

    The DAV Mobile Service Office will be at the following locations to personally provide the best counseling and claim filing assistance available.

    Like all DAV services, help from the Mobile Service Office is free to all veterans and members of their families. All times are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • Is college still a good investment?

    You may have heard that student loans now top a trillion dollars or that the total amount of student loan debt surpasses the total amount of credit card debt. These numbers can be off-putting and may have you questioning whether college is still a good investment.

    But it’s not all bad news. The Federal Reserve Bank of New York agrees that attending college is still a good investment for your financial future. Over their lifetime, workers with a bachelor’s degree earn over $1 million more than those with only a high school degree.

  • Riggs files as write-in for magistrate, third district

    Last week, Johnny Riggs, a farmer in Hodgenville, filed as a write-in candidate for the third district magistrate’s seat. Riggs placed an ad in The LaRue County Herald News announcing his candidacy and asking for voters to put him in office.

    He is challenging incumbent Ronald Dale Nunn, a Democrat.

  • New Haven appoints new mayor

    Guyula Johnson, wife of the late Bobby Johnson, has been appointed as mayor of the City of New Haven.

    Assistant City Clerk Joanie Corbin, following a nomination from Commissioner Freddy DeWitt and unanimous approval by the Board of Commissioners, swore in Guyula.

    “It’s an honor to accept this,” Guyula said after completing the swearing in.

  • New Haven appoints new mayor

    Guyula Johnson, wife of the late Bobby Johnson, has been appointed as mayor of the City of New Haven.

    Assistant City Clerk Joanie Corbin, following a nomination from Commissioner Freddy DeWitt and unanimous approval by the Board of Commissioners, swore in Guyula.

    “It’s an honor to accept this,” Guyula said after completing the swearing in.

  • LOSS support groups meet

    Hosparus facilitates free Loss of Someone Special Support Groups (LOSS) in Campbellsville and Elizabethtown:

    • Campbellsville – grieving adults

    5:30-7 p.m. Oct. 7, Nov. 4 and Dec. 2

    Hosparus Green River

    295 Campbellsville Bypass, Suite 5

     

    • Elizabethtown – loss of a partner or spouse

    3-4:30 p.m., Oct. 6 and 20; Nov. 3 and 17; and Dec. 1 and 15

    Hosparus Central Kentucky

    105 Diecks Dr.

     

  • Vaughn House Flowers open on Lincoln Blvd.

    You may have noticed a bit of action at 618 S. Lincoln Boulevard in Hodgenville. The old house has been gutted, updated and given a new name. Vaughn House Flowers, Gifts & More is officially open for business, as of Friday morning. The LaRue County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for the new business, officially welcoming them to the world of LaRue County businesses.

  • PHOTO: Art show on the square
  • Just Ask

    In reference to your article, “Red Hill loses $38,000” in the Sept. 10 issue:

    How much did the cemetery fund pay the treasurer/bookkeeper before the City took over and what was paid to the treasurer/bookkeeper after?

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    Hodgenville City Council disbanded the Red Hill Cemetery Commission in March 2008, and assumed the duties of the Commission. Former secretary James LaRue Jr., who passed away in August, was earning $200 per month at the time the original group disbanded.