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Today's News

  • 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.

  • Dr. Godfrey named CMA at HMH

    John Godfrey, M.D. Named Hardin Memorial HealthÕs Chief Medical Officer

    John Godfrey, M.D., has accepted the position as vice president and chief medical officer for Hardin Memorial Health.

  • Bobby Morrison Memorial benefit, tractor pull is Friday

    A memorial benefit, honoring longtime LaRue County Fair Board member Bobby Morrison, will be held Oct. 3 at the LaRue County Fairgrounds.

    The event is a mini-Fair, presenting several crowdpleasers: tractor pull, cornhole tournament, go cart races and ATV drag races.

    Funds raised will assist Bobby’s widow, Snookie Morrison.

    “They’ve done so much for the community,” said Tammie Engle, one of the event’s organizers. “It’s time to give back to them.”

  • Anniversaries

    55 years for the Greers

    Kenny and Marilyn Greer will celebrate their 55th anniversary on Oct. 3, 2014.

    A trip is planned at a later date.

    Their children are Neicha (Wendell) Pottinger and Leicha (David) Howell. They have four grandchildren and one great-grandson.

    60 years for the Cundiffs

    Joe and Mattie Stearman Cundiff of Taylorsville, celebrated their 60th wedding on Oct. 1, 2014.

    They were married at Friendship Baptist Church #2 in LaRue County on Oct. 1, 1954, by Rev. L.B. Cantrell.

  • Cundiff opens medical practice

    Recent statistics (gallup.com poll) show that more people die of lung cancer in Kentucky than in any other state in the U.S.

    Kentucky (30.2 percent) also has the highest smoking rate in the nation, as has been the case since 2008.

    These facts are among the reasons Dr. Ben Cundiff decided to move back to his native state and home area to resume his medical practice as a board certified pulmonary and critical care specialist.