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Today's News

  • Gideon Ragland named to Dean's List

    Gideon Ragland of Hodgenville was among 179 undergraduates named to the Bryan College Dean's List for the spring 2012 semester.

    Students earn Dean's List recognition by recording a grade average in the top 25 percent of grades by students in the traditional undergraduate program for that semester.

    He is the son of David and Debbie Ragland of Hodgenville.

  • Land of Lincoln Planning and Zoning Permits - April 2012

     April 2 Olivia Miller, Fairview Drive, Hodgenville, residence

    April 3 Wade Fathergill, Stiles Ford Road, Hodgenville, plat

    April 10 Mark Steven, River Road, New Haven, deck

    April 11 Diversified Construction Service, Woebegona Way, Hodgenville, residence

    April 12 Jo Rita Harbin, Tanner Road, Hodgenville, residence

    April 13 Jay Edlin, Munfordville Road, Sonora, garage

    April 13 Tim and Ashlee Lewis, Memory Lane, Buffalo, residence

    April 13 John Sheldon, Bird Road, Magnolia, storage

  • Two charged with possession of controlled substance

     Two people were charged with drug offenses May 13.

    Mark T. Tungate Jr., 30, and Christy A. Burton, 32, both of White City Road, Hodgenville, were each charged with possession of controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of marijuana after officers allegedly found marijuana, seeds, grow lights, pieces of foil, straws and white residue at the residence and a garage.

    LaRue County Deputy Eric Williamson said more charges could be forthcoming. Kentucky State Trooper Chris Berry also investigated.

  • BASEBALL: Hawks defeat Panthers

     The LaRue County senior six cashed in with an early hitting spree and they helped the Hawks put an end to their three-game slide. 

    It was a fitting way to cap their final regular-season home game.

    Seniors Kyle Meredith, Slade Owens, Jesse Johnson and Steven Carpenter connected on four consecutive two-out first-inning hits which led to two runs and propelled the Hawks to a 4-1 victory over the Elizabethtown Panthers on May 15.

  • Bluegrass Cellular introduces wireless emergency alerts

     Bluegrass Cellular last week announced the introduction of “Wireless Emergency Alerts,” a system that allows the Federal Emergency Management Agency to deliver warning messages to wireless carriers. Bluegrass Cellular Motorola Milestone X2 customers will be among the first to receive the service.

  • A beautiful garden starts now

     Get out the shovel and trowels – its Memorial Day weekend and that means gardening for many. Spend a bit more time getting your garden off to a good start and reap the benefits all season long. Proper planting and post planting care means less maintenance, fewer pests and more produce and beautiful flowers in your landscape.

  • Hodgenville man a winner in Buck$ for Bright Ideas program

     The 13 winners in the 2012 Buck$ for Bright Ideas program are one step closer to making their business dreams a reality.

     “We will be meeting with each winner to determine their needs and we will tailor the award to meet those needs,” said Doug Rohrer, Associate Vice President for Research and Development at Western Kentucky University and Executive Director of the Central Region Innovation and Commercialization Center.

  • Governor signs concussion bill into law

    Governor Steve Beshear, joined by Rep. Joni Jenkins and school and athletics officials, last month ceremonially signed legislation to protect students who participate in athletics, particularly those who may suffer concussions.

  • Balanced Senate postal reform is best solution

    Now that the U.S. Senate has passed bipartisan S 1789 to reform the ailing U.S. Postal Service, critics are trying to disable the bill on its way to the House. Both postal unions and USPS want more for their side, and some Republicans mistakenly believe the bill burdens taxpayers.

    Unfortunately, Kentucky Senators Mitch McConnell and Rand Paul both bought into that logic and opposed 1789.

  • Campbellsville University tennis team claims national title

     A long season hit a new peak Friday as Campbellsville University men's tennis claimed its first-ever national championship in the National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) Tournament at the Mobile Copeland-Cox Tennis Center. Campbellsville (19-6) went 5-0 on the week and won the championship with a 5-1 victory over Spring Arbor University, Michigan.