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Today's News

  • New Haven man arrested after police chase

     A high-speed chase through New Haven mid-afternoon Tuesday ended in a crash and foot chase.

    Nelson County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Sean Vittitow, of Nelson County, on numerous traffic counts, driving under the influence and evading arrest after he fled from an attempted traffic stop.

    The chase ended in the side yard of a home on the corner of Main Street and Lyons Station Road.

    “He came down the road wide open,” said Bob Peterson, who witnessed the chase.

  • Legal Aid Clinics

    The Legal Aid Society, 416 W. Muhammad Ali Blvd., Louisville, will hold free legal clinics in April and May. 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.

  • Every day is Earth Day to Kentucky farmers

    As the global theme of climate change and other environmentally-friendly topics take center stage for the annual Earth Day celebration on April 22, it is important to note that Kentucky has a workforce 85,000-strong aiming for those same goals year-round – farmers.
    “Farmers have always been the primary caretakers of the land and they carry that responsibility with honor and pride,” said Kentucky Farm Bureau president Mark Haney. “In fact, I would make the argument that farmers were actually the world’s first environmentalists.”

  • Students at LCMS kick butts
  • Father's Day at Hodgenville Elementary School
  • Recycling Kingdom
  • LaRue County High School Honor Roll

    Third nine weeks
    All A’s

  • Sonora man bags a remnant of LaRue history

    Billy Dale Butler is a history buff. He enjoys looking through old buildings for the random antique find and going to estate sales.
    He never knows what he’ll find or what condition it will be in.
    A couple of months ago, the Sonora man came across a vintage item that looks as fresh as the day it was made.
    He was browsing in a Peddlers Mall and found a corn meal sack from Buffalo Roller Mills.

  • Teacher organizes Stop Hunger Now food drive

    Heather Blackwell, teacher at LaRue County High School, along with co-workers Marsha Duncan and Arlie Hamilton, is hosting a food-packaging event Saturday, April 27, with the Stop Hunger Now organization. This organization helps to provide food for the millions of chronically hungry people all over the world.
    Blackwell, in the process of obtaining her Rank 1 licensure, partnered with Stop Hunger Now as a way to involve the community, as a project for a class she is taking.  

  • Magnolia woman charged with cruelty to animals

    Latessia M. Skaggs (1969) of Magnolia was charged April 2 with second-degree cruelty to animals by the LaRue County Sheriff’s office.
    According to a citation written by Deputy Eric Williamson, there were several animals on Skaggs’ property without adequate food.
    Williamson said there was a horse “on a short rope” with no food or water; more than 80 chickens “with less than a quarter of a sack of food”; and several dogs that had no food.
    Skaggs will be arraigned April 17 in LaRue District Court.