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Today's News

  • Food inspections
  • It’s never too early to read to your children

     To help get your children ready for kindergarten, the Governor’s Office of Early Childhood reminds everyone that young children need nutritious food, stimulating toys and lots of hugs and kisses. But beginning at birth, they also need to be talked, sung and read to.

  • News of Record

    Court Briefs

    Bench warrant issued

    Michael Aubrey Jr. (1977) has absconded, according to court documents filed Aug. 4. A bench warrant was issued. He received a suspended sentence on a count of second-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument in LaRue Circuit Court in 2010. Probation was revoked in October 2013. He was required to pay restitution of $700.

     

    Bench warrant issued

  • LaRue County Employees Taxable Wages 2013

     

    David C. Anderson – $18,202

    Joseph A. Allen – $564

    Anthony A. Atwell – $1,052

    Jeremy H. Barr – $5,104.25

    Gloria Jean Bell – $6,671.90

    Jeremy C. Bell – $13,517.28

    William C. Bennett – $20,973.74

    Charles R. Benningfield – $32,813.13

    Kimberly A. Bishop – $6,056.25

    Ira W. Bloyd Jr. – $570

    William A. Bowen – $2,972.25

    Timmy R. Bright – $16,863.93

  • Library workshop: Resumes and interview skills

    I would like to introduce myself to the community. My name is Caitlin Underwood and I have been working part time as a circulation clerk at the LaRue County Public Library since February. I graduated from LaRue County High School in May 2009 and then attended Lindsey Wilson College in Columbia, until I graduated cum laude in December 2013 with a bachelor’s degree in human services and counseling.

  • Lincoln Trail receives grant for mobile dental unit

    Five local health departments are set to launch mobile dental hygiene programs after receiving grant awards from the Kentucky Department for Public Health to increase access and improve oral health standards in their communities.

  • Harvesting a garden of tears

    This last week, I watered the garden (as well as a few hospital stairwells) with a lot of tears as my heart is heavy and filled with emotion.

    My father, the master gardener, has bid his farewell and makes ready to depart this Earth.

    To have lived 95 years is quite an achievement, but to live 95 years happily is an even greater one.

  • First Baptist Hodgenville celebrates its 134th anniversary

    Last weekend was busy and one of the most exciting weekends of the year. The weekend started with a get-together at the American Legion on Friday. The annual Cobb family reunion was Saturday. This event has been a popular celebration for the community and surrounding area. Many family and friends travel from a distance to attend the reunion. The reunion consisted of good food, games, prizes and fun for everyone. This is the start of many family reunions throughout the community.

  • Retired HES teachers enjoy annual luncheon

    A group of retired teachers and staff from Hodgenville Elementary School have taken to meeting for lunch on the first day of school. The luncheon, now its seventh year, has grown over time.

    The Aug. 6 luncheon took place at the LaRue County Extension office.

    More than 20 retired teachers and staff members now attend the event annually. Their ages range from 54-to-90 years old, and they retired at different times. The longest-retired is Lillian Allen, who retired in 1988- 26 years ago. Two new retirees, Carol Henry and Mary Lou Newton just retired this year.

  • Retired HES teachers enjoy annual luncheon

    A group of retired teachers and staff from Hodgenville Elementary School have taken to meeting for lunch on the first day of school. The luncheon, now its seventh year, has grown over time.

    The Aug. 6 luncheon took place at the LaRue County Extension office.

    More than 20 retired teachers and staff members now attend the event annually. Their ages range from 54-to-90 years old, and they retired at different times. The longest-retired is Lillian Allen, who retired in 1988- 26 years ago. Two new retirees, Carol Henry and Mary Lou Newton just retired this year.