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Today's News

  • Garvin’s charges dismissed

    Several charges against a Hodgenville man were dismissed in LaRue District Court.

    Alex M. Garvin, 29, of Wood Lane, was charged in May with assault, third degree (of a police officer), resisting arrest, disorderly conduct and third-degree terroristic threatening, after an altercation with a Hodgenville police officer.

    The officer said the incident began when children were playing in the street and refused to move when he instructed them to do so.

  • Speech team wins big at Trinity/North

    The LaRue County High School Speech season is definitely in full swing and the change in the weather has done nothing to slow down the team, which traveled to the Trinity/North Oldham tournament over the past weekend and brought home several championships and third place overall.

  • Nancy’s holds ribbon-cutting for holiday location

    Nancy’s Gifts and Florist has opened a new location.

    The Hodgenville-based crafts shop has opened a temporary “holiday location” at 108 North Lincoln Blvd., next door to Smith Drug Store, just off Lincoln Square.

    Nancy Alexander, the store’s owner, said she’s using the second location primarily for Christmas and holiday items, to avoid clutter at the main store, located at 107 Main Street.

  • Legal Aid Clinics planned

    The Legal Aid Society, 416 W. Muhammad Ali Blvd., Louisville, will hold free legal clinics in October, November and December. 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.

    Divorce Clinic– 9:30 a.m. Nov. 20; 9:30 a.m. Dec. 11. Clients will receive assistance from attorneys in filling out all of the necessary paperwork to file for a divorce.

  • PHOTOS: Running at State
  • Barbecue, golf scramble raise $6,000 for St. Jude

    The 7th annual St. Jude Charity Barbecue Dinner, Auction and Golf Scramble was held Oct. 25 at the LaRue County Country Club.

    The event, organized by Tommy Locke, raised almost $6,000 this year and more than $30,000 since 2008.

    Locke said he appreciated the players that supported the effort, and the young people who volunteer each year. They are Seth DeVary, Bryson Cobb, Bella Thurman, Kylee Thurman, Clay Rogers, Bailey Rogers, Presley Brown, Sophie Akin, McKenzie Uhl, Chase Puyear, Jesse O’Brien, Ashlyn Cann and Brooklyn Cann. 

  • Fundrai$ers - Nov. 12, 2014

    Santa’s Helpers bake sale and food drive

    Santa’s Helpers will hold a bake sale and canned food drive beginning at 8:30 a.m. Nov. 15 at Hometown IGA. Proceeds will be used to buy new toys for children at Christmas. For more information, call Snookie Morrison at 270-234-3313.

     

    Photo fundraiser for Cutting Edge

  • Corbin ends LaRue’s season

    The LaRue County Hawks’ football season ended Friday with a 42-13 loss to the Corbin Redhounds. The Hawks were limited to 184 yards in the first round of the Class 3A playoffs.

    Corbin led 21-0 entering halftime.

    Corbin had 535 yards on offense, winning its 10th straight. They overcame three turnovers to advance to second round action against Wayne County.

    The Hawks ended their season with a 2-9 record.

  • Community Calendar - Nov. 12, 2014

    Santa’s Helpers Toy Drive

    Santa’s Helpers are collecting new and used toys and batteries for the 48th annual Santa Run on Dec. 24. Donations are accepted at Santa’s Workshop, 760 Salem Lake Road, Hodgenville – or a volunteer will pick up the items. For more information or to volunteer, call Ann “Snookie” Morrison at 270-234-3313.

     

    Magnolia Village Post Office grand opening

  • LaRue runners considered ‘Elite’

    Two LaRue County Middle School cross-country runners have found themselves in the spotlight. The Kentucky Elite Cross County team has selected Emily Pearman and Taylor Full to join them in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina for the 2014 National Championships.

    Both runners have been competing with high school students this season, and that was a big part of what drew the team to them, according to Elite coach Chris Jelks.