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Today's News

  • ENGAGEMENT: Crystal Dawn Larimore and Nicholas Dylan Short

    Mr. and Mrs. Tommy Larimore of Horse Cave are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Crystal Dawn Larimore, to Nicholas Dylan Short, son of Don Short of Libby, Mont., and Timmy and Sherry Lee of Hodgenville.
    The bride to be is the granddaughter of Alice Larimore and the late William Haywood Larimore of Horse Cave, Bob and Vermalee Martz of Advance, N.C., and Don and Carolyn Wafford of Franklin.

  • Relay for Life surpasses goal

      The LaRue County Relay for Life had a successful weekend with 12 teams and other sponsors raising $56,151.98 for the American Cancer Society.

  • Flea market open at fairgrounds

     Shopping for flea market bargains just got easier – and closer.

  • Former deputy jailer enters Alford plea to sexual misconduct

     A former LaRue County deputy jailer entered a plea May 7 to one amended count of sexual misconduct and second-degree promoting contraband.

  • Council supports restaurant tax

     How they voted

    Bonni Clark – YES

    James Phelps Jr. – YES

    Woodie Handley – YES

    Eudell Stearman – YES

    Glenda Wathen – NO

    Kenny DeVore – NO

     Persistence has paid off for members of the LaRue County Park and Recreation Board. 

  • Man injured in downtown crash

     A Hodgenville man was injured Friday morning when the truck he was driving was rear-ended.

    Patrick R. Burd, 62, was driving a 1997 Toyota pickup on Lincoln Boulevard about 9 a.m. and had stopped to turn into his driveway.

    The Toyota was struck by a 1999 Chevrolet Silverado 4X4 driven by Timothy Lee, 41, also of Hodgenville.

    Police Chief Steve Johnson said Burd refused medical transport but later was taken to Hardin Memorial Hospital by private vehicle. He was treated and released.

    No charges were filed.

  • PHOTO: Bird bags turkey

     Patrick Bird of Hodgenville shot his first turkey. The double-bearded turkey weighed 18.8 pounds with beards measuring 10.5 inches and 5.5 inches and spurs measuring .75 inch.

  • ENGAGEMENT: Savannah Hines and Brandon Clemons

     Savannah Hines and Brandon Clemons announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    The bride to be is the daughter of Ricky and Jamie Hines of Magnolia. She is a student at Lindsey Wilson College and employed by First Friends Childcare.

    The prospective groom is the son of Scott and Kim Clemons of Buffalo and employed at Tower Automotive.

    The wedding is 5:30 p.m. May 26, 2012, at Bluegrass Entertainment and Expo Complex with DeWayne Gibson and Norm Brock officiating. A reception will follow at that location.

  • Middle School Academic Teams have outstanding year

     The LaRue County Middle School Academic Team had an exceptional year during the 2011-2012 school year. 

    The Knowledge Masters Team placed second in competition sponsored by the Hardin County School Board and HCEC-TV in November.

    Sixth Graders placed first overall and in Quick Recall in the Sixth Grade Showcase in December. 

    LaRue placed first overall as a school and first in Quick Recall in the District Governors Cup Competition in January.

  • Adoption Support meetings planned

    Adoption Support for Kentucky will meet at 916 N. Mulberry Street in Elizabethtown 7-9 p.m. May 18. The training will be on Reactive Attachment Disorder PT. 1 Participants do not have to be adoptive parents to participate.  Sessions are open to everyone. Childcare and refreshments provided.  

    ASK will meet 7-9 p.m. May 19 at 916 N. Mulberry St. in Elizabethtown. Training will be Reactive Attachment Disorder PT. 2. You do not have to attend both sessions. Adoption Support Groups are open to everyone. Childcare and refreshments provided.