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Today's News

  • Hodgenville woman sentenced for embezzling over $540,000

    The former bookkeeper of an Elizabethtown health provider was sentenced this week to 12 months and one day in prison and ordered to pay $541,224.88 in restitution by Senior Judge Thomas B. Russell, for embezzling funds through wire fraud announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

    Jeanne E. Goodsell, of Hodgenville was charged in a seven count criminal information, on May 8, 2015 and entered a guilty plea to all charges on June 4, 2015.

  • Former BFD Chief Wendell Perkins indicted for abuse of public trust

    Former Buffalo Fire Chief Wendell Perkins has been indicted by the LaRue County Grand Jury for abuse of public trust less than $10,000.

    According to the indictment, Perkins committed the offense by using funds belonging to the Buffalo Fire Department to pay for automotive related expenditures for non-department vehicles. The indictment further reads that the allegations happened sometime between January 1, 2012 and December 31, 2015 while Perkins was chief of the Buffalo Fire Department.

  • Community Calendar

    EVENTS

    Gospel jamboree 

     

    The Hodgenville American Legion will have a gospel jamboree singing at 6 p.m. on February 24 at their post in Hodgenville. Soup and sandwiches will be served. Everyone is invited to attend the free event. 

    EXTENSION

    Expo

  • Community News

    Thought for the week: Life is not about being rich, being popular, being highly educated or being perfect. It’s about being real, being humble and being kind.

    Sinus infections are no fun. Angela had one last week and I have one this week. Those sinus headaches are the worst. Congratulations to Chris and Courtney Riggs on the birth of a daughter, Aurora Jade. Great-great-grandmother is Geneva Bell Tucker, great-grandparents are Freddy and Becky Hutcherson, grandparents are Jason and Jina Hutcherson.

  • Community News

    Leland Thurman is at the Eastern Parkway rehab center in Louisville. Elizabeth Bell and Curtis Jackson were recently admitted to the hospital. They have returned home. Our deepest sympathy to the family of Teresa Mayberry who passed away last Saturday evening. She was a brave person who never let her illness keep her away from enjoying life with family and friends and serving God. Our prayers are with the family.

    Last week was the Pastors’ conference at the Galt House Hotel in Lousiville.

  • Church Calendar

    Food Pantry

    LaRue County Church of Christ Food Pantry will be distributing food to those who qualify from 6 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, February 22 and from 9 a.m. to noon on Friday, February 24. For more information call 270-358-9812.

    Safe Sanctuaries Seminar

  • Obedient love

    By Paul Richey
    Guest Columnist

  • Becoming a member of the family

    Is it just me or do you feel like the world wants to get rid of God?  Many people don’t believe in God, don’t care about God, and don’t want to hear about God, Christ or the Bible. The world in which we live can be pretty tough. Because the world is unbelieving in Christ, its behavior can be wild and sinful.

  • 4-H Shooting Sports Annual Chili Cook-Off
  • Woman injured in fire