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Today's News

  • Communities getting 'work-ready'

    As communities look for an edge in today’s competitive global economy, there are few things as powerful as developing a high-quality workforce.

    Here in the Lincoln Trail region, it’s exciting to see multiple counties taking steps to develop a highly skilled workforce that is ready to go to work. Leaders in those counties have applied or are in the process of applying for Work Ready Community certification.

  • The Green River Project: Help Clean the Green

    The Nature Conservancy Kentucky Chapter and Kentucky Water Alliance are hosting a canoe paddle next month they call “Clean the Green.” The event offers three canoe routes on the Green River, in which participants will get to experience the outdoors and make a positive impact on the environment simultaneously.

  • Court Briefs - July 2014

    Guilty plea

    Louie Frank Corey (1958) pleaded guilty June 2 in LaRue Circuit Court to complicity, manufacturing methamphetamine; complicity, possession of controlled substance; and complicity, possession of controlled substance (meth); and complicity, buy or possession of drug paraphernalia. Recommended sentence is 10 years, three years, three years and 12 months respectively.

     

    Guilty plea

  • New Haven renames private roads

    At the New Haven Board of Commissioners’ meeting June 19, renaming private roads in the area was one of the main discussions. While nothing was listed on the agenda about the Street Department, Commissioner Freddy DeWitt brought up an issue that New Haven, and the rest of the county, is facing.

    DeWitt said private roads that do not have separate names from the street or road they are connected to will have to be renamed because they do not comply with E-911 addressing guidelines. He gave the example of a small connector on Henry Street.

  • New Haven man sentenced to 8 years in meth case

    Timothy Aaron Ball, 29, of New Haven, was sentenced to eight years in prison for attempt to manufacture methamphetamine and 12 months in jail for possession of drug paraphernalia. Ball was granted probation for a period of five years following set conditions serve 240 days in the Nelson County Jail and pay restitution to the Greater Hardin County Narcotics Task Force. On May 16, Ball attempted to manufacture methamphetamine and possessed drug paraphernalia.

  • Fiscal court closes budget

    Monday, June 30, the LaRue County Fiscal Court held a brief special meeting to discuss closing the 2013-14 budget, the acceptance of an oil bid, and a revised copy of the health insurance renewals. The meeting was called to meet the deadline to close accounts at the end of the fiscal year

  • Nunn joins PCA

    Amy Nunn, A.R.N.P., has joined the KentuckyOne Primary Care Associates practice at the Flaget Memorial Hospital campus in Bardstown. Flaget is a part of KentuckyOne Health.

    The board-certified nurse practitioner holds two bachelor’s degrees: one in nursing from the University of Louisville, and one in health science from Northern Kentucky University. She holds a master’s degree in nursing from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee.

    Nunn is now practicing with Dr. Paula Johnson, an internist who specializes in the care of adults.

  • Springsteen appointed president/CEO at Credit Union

    Ray Springsteen, executive vice president at Fort Knox Federal Credit Union, was appointed president and chief executive officer. He succeeds William J. “Bill” Rissel upon his retirement.

  • Legal Aid Society offers free clinics

     The Legal Aid Society, 416 W. Muhammad Ali Blvd., Louisville, will hold free legal clinics in July, August and September. Each session will be held at that location unless otherwise stated.

    A reservation for each clinic is required. Contact the Legal Aid Society at 502-584-1254 to make your reservation.

  • TENNIS RESULTS - STATE FARM E’TOWN OPEN

     TENNIS

    CKTS/ETC

    STATE FARM E’TOWN OPEN

    ELIZABETHTOWN — Complete round-by-round results from the 21st annual Elizabethtown Tennis Commission/Central Kentucky Tennis Series State Farm E’town Open, which was held Saturday and Sunday at Freeman Lake Park, American Legion Park and University Drive Park:

    Boys’ 15-Under Singles

    First Round

    Trevin Cox def. Luke Johnson 6-4, 6-1

    Suleman Khan def. James Thompson 6-2, 6-0

    Nathan Anderson def. Tucker Bradley 7-6 (5)6-1