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Today's News

  • American Pickers eye Kentucky in spring

    A popular show from The History Channel, American Pickers, may be coming to Kentucky this spring, according to Jake Bandman on cineflix.com.
    The show is looking for leads of “great characters with interesting, unique, rare items and lots of ‘em!”
    Only private collections of “rusty gold” stored in barns, garages and sheds are considered. The show does not go into antique shops and flea markets.
    To suggest a subject for the show, contact jbandman@cineflix.com or 646-873-6257.

  • Gilbert to appear on ‘The Rest of the News’

    Adrienne Gilbert of Hodgenville will appear this week on Dr. Frank Simon’s show “The Rest of the News” on WBNA TV.
    Gilbert will speak on civic duty and getting involved in the party process.
    The show will be available 6:30 p.m. on WBNA 21.3 and Insight Cable digital 285 and boxless 74.6 Feb. 2 and online for one week at http://wbna.rbm.tv/.

  • PHOTOS: Kentucky Press Association General Excellence Awards
  • AU Associates complete project in Lexington

    AU Associates, the Lexington development company that transformed Buffalo Elementary School into Buffalo Apartments, has completed another project.
    The Lexington Herald-Leader reported Monday that the company has finished Parkside, a development in Gardenside built on a 6-acre site that was formerly the Cross Keys YWCA.
    The building was the Cabana Club in the 1960s. It housed Lexington’s only ice skating rink.
    In the 1970s it was The Aquatic Club with pool and putt-putt miniature golf course.

  • Court Briefs

    Sentenced to five years
    Michael Baker (1973) was sentenced to five years and fined $385 Jan. 9 in LaRue Circuit Court. He was found guilty of receiving stolen property (firearm); receiving stolen property under $10,000; complicity of possession of drug paraphernalia; and complicity of possession of marijuana. He was credited for 137 days served. Probation denied. A restitution hearing is set for Feb. 6.

    Conditional discharge

  • Free Legal Aid Clinics held in Louisville

    The Legal Aid Society, 416 W. Muhammad Ali Blvd., Louisville, will hold free legal clinics in February. 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.
    n Foreclosure Clinic - 4 p.m. Feb. 2; 11 a.m. Feb. 7; 4 p.m. Feb. 9; 11 a.m. Feb. 14; 4 p.m. Feb. 16; 11 a.m. Feb. 21; 4 p.m. Feb. 23; 11 a.m. Feb. 28. Attorneys will be on hand to answer questions about foreclosures and provide advice on alternatives to foreclosure.

  • School District Personnel Recommendations

    The LaRue County School Board heard the following personnel recommendations Jan. 17:
    Accepted the recommendation of employment of:
    • Michelle Jones as English Teacher at LaRue County High School
    • Josh Jaggers as Head Football Coach at LCHS
    • Maria Thurman as finance clerk at Abraham Lincoln Elementary School
    • Allison McDowell as girls’ tennis coach at LCHS
    • Tim Littlejohn as 7th grade girls’ assistant basketball coach

  • LaRue County deer harvest

    Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources provides names of hunters taking deer during the fall hunting season.
    Those from LaRue County include:
    (Unless otherwise noted, game was taken during modern firearm season)

  • PHOTOS: 100 days of kindergarten
  • Abraham Lincoln Elementary School Honor Roll- Second Nine Weeks

    All “A’s”
    Abby Bennett, Brooks Brackett, Chloe Childress, Simon Coy, Addie Cundiff, Adara Dobson, Tara Goodwin, Layne Gribbins, Alexis Grimes, Sydney Miller, Aspin Moore, Kylee Nunn, Bailey Rogers, Dylan Rowe, Bridget Southwood, Anna Grace Turner, Zoe VanRiper, Nick Vazquez, Jake Walters, Russell Young
    All “A/B”