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Today's News

  • Paying tribute to our heros

    By Terry Mills

    On Monday, our nation will pause as it has for more than 150 years to remember and pay tribute to those who gave their lives protecting our nation.

    There are more than 1.2 million names on that list, about half of which were added during the four years of the Civil War.

  • News of Record

    The following property transfers are listed as given on deeds at the LaRue County Clerk’s Office in Hodgenville.

    Quitclaim Deed Larry Wright to Larry Wright and Barbara Ann Wright, property Kennedy Road, FMV $75,000.

    Randy L. Price and Angela D. Price to Henry Warren and Theresa Warren, property in White City Subdivision, $26,000.

    Larry Meeks to Kevin L. Kimbel and Angelia Kimbel, property on Campbellsville Road, $81,000.

    Lanny R. Heath and Stella Joann Heath to Tyler and Evan Enterprises, LLC, property on Hwy 31E, $44,800.

  • Community News

    Last Friday and Saturday, the Red Coats of Sunrise Manor had their MS Fund Raiser and Walk-A-Thon. It was a huge success. Hats off to the Red Coats of Sunrise Manor for a wonderful project for MS. Happy birthday to Danny and Liz Price who celebrated their anniversary last Tuesday. On Sunday after morning services, Lane Lincoln had their baptism services at First Baptist.

  • Hot new technology - Virtual Reality Devices

    The hottest technology emerging today are Virtual Reality devices, or VR. The strongest of the early competitors include, Microsoft HoloLens, Oculus (owned by Facebook, the Oculus Rift model is now shipping,) and Google Glass (also see Glass at Work, for some very interesting work place applications.)

    These devices are for moving about and viewing in a 3D world, However, the experience does not come cheaply, as the Oculus Rift bundle from Amazon will set you back about $1500! A developer’s version of the Microsoft’s HoloLens can be purchased for only $3000.

  • Flag Raising at Masonic Lodge
  • Employee of the Month: May

    Hye Powers has been selected as the May Employee of the Month for Nationwide Uniform. We are proud to say Hye has been employed with Nationwide since October of 2001 and is currently under the supervision of Laura Harper in the trouser department. Hye will receive a special award for her dedication and service.

  • Employee of the Month: April 2016

    Takosha Cox has been selected as the April Employee of the Month for Nationwide Uniform. We are proud to say Takosha has been employed with Nationwide since November of 2005 and is currently under the supervision of Janice Perkins in the jacket department. Takosha will receive a special award for her dedication and service.

  • Graduation: Sanders receives degree of Doctor of Medicine

    Samuel David Sanders III graduated from the University of Louisville School of Medicine on Saturday, May 14, 2016 and received his Degree of Doctor of Medicine.

    Dr. Sanders will be a resident in the field of Psychiatry at University of California Los Angeles (UCLA). 

    He is the son of Sam and Dee Anne Sanders and grandson of E.G. Sanders and Tony and Jean Carole Ennis of Hodgenville. 

    Dr. Sanders is pictured receiving his diploma with Toni M. Ganzel, Dean of the University of Louisville School of Medicine. 

  • Anniversary: Druen's Celebrate 50th anniversary

    Eddie Ray and Janet (Brooks) Druen were married at Knopp Avenue Baptist Church in Louisville, KY on June 18, 1966.

    The couple has two children, Lynda (Garvis) Campbell of Hodgenville, and Todd (Nichole) Druen of Mt. Juliet, TN.

    They are the grandparents to Tayler (Anthony), Austin, Chelsea, Caitlin, Pierce, Brandon, Lauren, and Chad. They have two great grandchildren, Moxie and Minx.

    A celebration will be held from 2-5 p.m. Saturday, June 18, at Immanuel Baptist Church in Elizabethtown, KY. Family and friends are welcome.  

  • Mills elected co-chair of program review panel

    State Representative Terry Mills, who serves in the 24th House District of LaRue, Marion and Green Counties, is now the new co-chairman of the General Assembly’s Program Review and Investigations Committee.

    House Speaker Greg Stumbo called Mills “a great asset to his constituents and to the Commonwealth.  I’m proud to see him take on this responsibility and know he will do an outstanding job as chairman.”