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Today's News

  • JUST ASK: Why are the mayor and city clerk still on the job?

      Why are the mayor and city clerk still on the job?

    If they were employed by any other business or company they would have been fired months ago.

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  • Church Calendar: April 9, 2014

     Round Top egg hunt

    Round Top Baptist Church, 705 Round Top Road, Elizabethtown, will have an egg hunt 4-6 p.m. April 12. Creative Ministries will perform. Crafts and dinner will be provided. No charge to attend. For more information, call 270-737-7339.

     

    Communion teaching at Freedom’s Way

  • Fiscal Court: Magistrates dealing with road issues

     Wet winter and early spring weather wreaked havoc on county roads as evidenced by the number of requests magistrates made while fiscal court met April 8 at the courthouse in Hodgenville.

    District One Magistrate Tony Stewart reported water standing in a ditchline in Hutcherson Heights and a stop sign leaning on Commerce Drive.  

  • Crawford enjoying life after double-organ transplant

      Betty Crawford credits two things for saving her life when her kidneys were failing and her diseased liver had swollen to weigh 30 pounds: God and a person she never had the opportunity to meet.

  • PHOTO: University of Louisville meet and greet
  • Democratic forum will be held at courthouse

     The LaRue County Democratic Woman's Club's candidate forum for tonight at 7 p.m. has been moved to the LaRue County Courthouse, same time, due to logistics problems. A local speech program champion will be the moderator. 

  • PHOTO: New AC at Rite Aid

     A large crane placed a new air conditioning unit on the roof of Rite Aid last week.

  • Court Briefs: April 9, 2014

     Final sentencing

    Steven Kelly Moore (1971) was sentenced March 17 in LaRue Circuit Court to five years, conditionally discharged and probated, on a count of flagrant nonsupport. He was fined $470.

     

    Diversion

    Jason Frances Simon, 35, pleaded guilty to theft by unlawful taking March 17 in LaRue Circuit Court. He was sentenced to two years, diverted, and ordered to make restitution and have no contact with the victim. Presentencing investigation ordered.

     

  • Cassady Crim honored by WKU

     Cassady Crim of Hodgenville, a senior at Western Kentucky University, was awarded with the Excellence in Nonprofit Administration Award for the College of Health and Human Services in recognition for her services in the minor program.

    Cassady, a 2011 graduate of LaRue County High School, is majoring in social work at WKU and minoring in nonprofit administration. She holds a certificate in family home visiting.

    She is the daughter of Kelly Finlay of Hodgenville and John Crim of Upton. 

  • Judge's ruling on pipeline: Playing field leveled

     The decision out of Franklin Circuit Court that the Bluegrass Pipeline does not have the power of eminent domain shows that, at least in one branch of government, private citizens’ rights are still important.

    In his summary judgment against Bluegrass Pipeline, Franklin Circuit Judge Phillip J. Shepherd ruled March 25 that the pipeline was not “in public service,” and therefore not eligible to have the government seize private property against the will of landowners.