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Today's News

  • Two injured in Roanoke wreck

     Two Hodgenville residents were injured in a single-vehicle wreck Wednesday morning on Dan Dunn Road in the Roanoke section.

    Christina Murphy, 40, of Hodgenville was driving north in a 2003 Chevrolet Malibu about 6;30 a.m. She told Kentucky State Police that a white pick-up truck ran her off the roadway, according to Trooper Norman Chaffins. She hit a patch of gravel, causing her to lose control of the car. She overcorrected and ran off the west side of the roadway. The vehicle came to a rest down an embankment in a small creek.

  • Former employee files suit against Signature

     A former employee of Sunrise Manor Nursing Home has filed a civil suit in LaRue Circuit Court against Signature HealthCare.

    Diane Roberts, who was employed at the facility for 34 years, according to the suit, claims she was promised that she would be retained as director of nursing after the nursing home was leased to Signature HealthCare. She claims she worked as director of nursing since 2005, and further, that she was terminated without prior notice.

  • Wesley Meadows team is runner-up in dartball tourney

     Wesley Meadows United Methodist Church, along with nine other teams in the league, participated in a dartball tournament March 9 at Memorial United Methodist Church.

    The team competed against Summit Methodist, White Mills Baptist and College Heights Methodist, winning all three games. For the championship, they lost to Stovall Methodist.

    All dartball games are played on Mondays, October through March. The rules for dartball are similar to baseball. For more information, contact Bro. Wallace Votaw at 325-3740.

  • Wilsons begin work with LaRue County Church of Christ

     LaRue County Church of Christ, Hodgenville, has a new minister, Charles Wilson.

    Wilson and his wife Diane have four sons, C.J., Joshua, Justin and Jacob.

    Diane is an elementary school teacher; Jacob is a junior at LaRue County High School.

    Wilson is a graduate of Sunset International Bible Institute and Southern Christian University. He completed graduate work in public administration from George Mason University.

    The Wilsons are from Jacksonville, Fla.

  • KY 84 to close at Sonora railroad crossing

     CSX Railroad will close KY 84 at their crossing in Sonora to perform maintenance on Thursday, March 15.

    The closure is scheduled to begin at 7 a.m. Crews are expected to complete their work and have the road re-opened by the end of the day. 

    Signs will be posted on each side of the crossing to alert motorists of the work, allowing them to plan for the closure.

  • ANNIVERSARY: Warrens celebrate 50 years

     James and Edith Warren of Buffalo will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on March 17.

    They were married March 17, 1962, by Rev. S.C. Johnson.

    They have three children, Kristy Stillwell, Wesley Warren and Jason Warren; and five grandchildren.

    There will be a celebration in their honor on March 18 following service at Pleasant Ridge Separate Baptist Church.

  • Local groups assist storm victims

     Several local groups and individuals are holding fundraisers or donation drives to assist victims of the Feb. 29-March 2 tornadoes.

    Concert

    Joseph Williams, an Elvis and Conway Twitty impersonator, and Ray Glenn will hold a fundraiser concert 7-9:30 p.m. Friday, March 16 at LaRue County Park and Recreation.

    Williams, who has performed numerous times in Hodgenville, said a donation will be accepted at the door and all proceeds will be used to assist tornado victims in Hodgenville and Kentucky.

  • Job fair caters to veterans

     Job seekers who are transitioning personnel, veterans, members of the National Guard, reservists and their dependents will have an opportunity to meet nearly 45 employers at a March 29 job fair. The event is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the American Legion Post 113 in Elizabethtown.

    The free event is sponsored by the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training in conjunction with the American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars and Disabled American Veteran.

  • PHOTO: Sunrise Daycare has pound party

     Sunrise Manor Adult Daycare had a pound party on Friday. Tickle Ragland provided old time fun songs which the daycare group really enjoyed. Each client was asked to bring in a pound of a nonperishable food item. The food collected will be donated to a local food bank. Daycare members participating were from left, Lois Henning, Betty Nevins, Kathleen Seymour, Kathy LaFollette, Angela Smith, Lou Floyd, Flossie Dillion and in the background, Margaret Dumolt.

  • Students receive scholarship from Magnolia Bank

     Twenty sixth-grade students from Hardin and LaRue Counties were awarded the fifth annual Magnolia Bank “Preparing for Success” Scholarships. Students were asked to write an essay telling what would make a great career and how they plan to pursue that career. 

    “The goal of this program is to get kids and their families talking about college early. We want to help students in our area get off to a good start saving for their future,” said Stefanie Rock, vice president at Magnolia Bank.