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Today's News

  • Fundrai$ers - Aug. 27, 2014

     CAR WASH: Elder vacation to Disney World

    Sunrise Manor Nursing Home will hold a car wash 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Aug. 29. Cost is $5 for wash and additional $3 for vacuum. Pick up and delivery available by calling 270-358-3105. All proceeds will be used for the elder’s vacation to Disney World.

     

    Yard sale at Family Worship Center

    Family Worship Center will hold a yard sale beginning at 9 a.m. Sept. 6 at 80 Phillips Lane, Hodgenville.

     

  • Readers share: Dog Days of Summer

     For the love of Madam Queen

    This happened 82 years ago, but it is a true story. I wrote it while taking part in a writing group at Atria Elizabethtown.  

  • COLUMN: Fall prevention for older adults

     Taking a fall can be scary at any age, but for senior adults a fall can lead to serious and sometimes devastating consequences. Falls are the leading cause of death from unintentional injuries among older adults and the leading cause of traumatic brain injury among Kentucky residents age 65 and older.  

    According to the Center for Disease Control, the death rates from falls among older men and women have risen sharply over the past decade.

  • COLUMN: Tips for caring for aging parents

     As an adult child taking care of an aging parent, it can be a challenge to know when to step in and become more involved in their care. Sometimes it’s easy to identify when the right time is, but usually it is not. Even approaching the topic can be tricky. Emotions will run high and words can be misconstrued. 

  • ANNIVERSARY: Whitlows celebrate 50 years

    James “Jimmy” and Brenda Sidebottom Whitlow of Hodgenville celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Aug. 23, 2014.

    The couple married on Aug. 23, 1964, in Knoxville, Tennessee, in a ceremony conducted by Rev. Perry Ginn.

    They have four children, Jason (Trista) Whitlow, Judy Shelton, Jamie (Abe) Shelton and Jenny (Eric) Allen; eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

    The Whitlows celebrated with a trip and plan to have a gathering with their family.

  • U.S. 68 closed in Green County

    US 68 is closed today in Greensburg to allow crew to extricate a fire truck from a basement. 

    The fire truck was parked at the car lot on the corner of Legion Park Road and US 68 when it broke through into an existing building's basement.

    Cranes are scheduled to remove the truck and will block US 68 from 8am until the truck is removed (expected by afternoon sometime). 

  • COLUMN: Treat your parents as you would like to be treated

    As an adult child taking care of an aging parent, it can be a challenge to know when to step in and become more involved in their care. Sometimes it's easy to identify when the right time is, but usually it is not. Even approaching the topic can be tricky. Emotions will run high and words can be misconstrued.

  • PHOTO: Water line break near Central Office

    City employee Craig Wright watches water pour down Walnut Street behind LaRue County Board of Education after a water line broke on Wednesday. Workers blocked the street so they could safely make the repair. Wright said the break was located about four-feet below the roadway surface.

  • Two injured in Campbellsville Road wreck

    Two people were flown from a crash scene Thursday afternoon. The crash occurred near the LaRue/Taylor line.
    The Taylor County Sheriff's office is investigating.

  • COLUMN: Soybean pests usually cause minor damage

     There are several insects that can feed on soybeans. Fortunately, most usually cause only minor damage.

    Green cloverworms larvae are slender, light green caterpillars with three pairs of white stripes running the length of the body. Young larvae skeletonize the underside of the leaf. Older larvae eat all of the leaf except the largest veins. They are usually controlled by natural enemies and do not reach economic levels.