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Today's News

  • Bill Justice named superintendent at Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Park

    Bill Justice has been named superintendent of Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park.

    He takes over for Keith Pruitt, who retired several months ago.

    Justice began his duties in mid-August.

  • BIRTH: Merrimans welcome Ryleigh Ann

    Travis and Tiffany Merriman of Memphis, Ind., announce the birth of their daughter, Ryleigh Ann Merriman.

    Ryleigh was born at 3:52 p.m. Aug. 17, 2011, at Norton Suburban Hospital. She weighed 8 pounds 1 ounce and was 19.5 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Sheriff Bobby Shoffner and Tammy Shoffner of Hodgenville.

    Paternal grandparents are Mike and Becky Merriman of Mooresville, Ind.

  • Upton woman killed in I-65 crash

    An Upton woman died Wednesday afternoon in a two-vehicle collision near the 86-mile marker on Interstate 65.

    April Lee Crain, 20, was declared dead at the scene, Kentucky State Police said.

    KSP dispatcher Aaron Jaggers said Crain's 2000 Ford Escort was northbound and collided with the rear of a 2006 International semi-truck operated by Larry E. Harris, 56, of Nashville, Tenn. about 1:30 p.m.

  • BIRTH: Jamie and Danette welcome Audra Reese

    Jamie and Danette Aubrey Skaggs of Summersville announce the birth of their daughter, Audra Reese Skaggs.

    Audra Reese was born at 6:57 p.m. July 5, 2011, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. She weighted 7 pounds 14 ounces and was 18.5 inches long.

    Grandparents are Will and Diana Aubrey of Summersville. Great-grandmother is Audra Walker of Summersville.

  • PHOTO: Auditor candidate visits LaRue

    John T. Kemper III, Republican candidate for state auditor, visited LaRue County Aug. 24. Above, he speaks with patrons of the Wrolen Pin Café. Craig Astor is at left.

  • KHSAA changes schedule for spring sports

    The girls and boys of summer are becoming the children of winter.

    Earlier this month, KHSAA commissioner Julian Tackett sent an email to principals, athletic directors and superintendents of the nearly 230 KHSAA member schools informing the recipients that the KHSAA was moving the start date for baseball, softball and tennis regular-season contests to Wednesday, March 7.

  • Upton woman killed in I-65 crash

    An Upton woman was killed Wednesday afternoon in a two-vehicle collision near the 86-mile marker on Interstate 65.

    April Crain, 20, was dead at the scene, Kentucky State Police said.

    KSP dispatcher Aaron Jaggers said Crain's 2000 Ford Escort was northbound and collided with the rear of a 2006 International semi-truck operated by Larry E. Harris, 56, of Nashville, Tenn. at approximately 1:30 p.m.

  • COLUMN: Solution to sin: Stay close to Christ

       What do we do about sin in our lives and the lives of others?  The Apostle John gives four suggestions to help us answer this question (1 John 5:16-21).

  • Alexis Uhl earns scholarship

    Nolin RECC, A Touchstone Energy Cooperative, awarded $6,000 in scholarship funds to local students in June.

    Alexis Uhl, a 2011 LaRue County graduate, attends Campbellsville University. She received a $1,000 scholarship. She intends to earn a degree in social work with a double minor in business management and Christian Missions. 

    Her parents are Brian and Julie Uhl of Hodgenville.

    The cooperative provides electricity to about 33,000 members in Hardin, LaRue and seven surrounding counties.

  • Taylor County Animal Shelter in line for new building

    The Taylor County Animal Shelter will get a new building this year, just not where it was originally planned.

    The shelter received a $150,000 Department of Agriculture grant last year for a new building on land near the current shelter. The land was donated to the county by the city of Campbellsville. However, it was announced at last week's Taylor Fiscal Court meeting that the building would not be constructed on that land.