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Today's News

  • Part of mud run proceeds will offset teen's medical expenses

    A teenager was seriously injured during a mud run competition at the Green County Fair June 16.

    The Greensburg Record-Herald reported that a spectator, Michael Landon Burton, 16, of Green County sustained head and arm injuries when an off-road vehicle went out of control, went airborne and crashed into the stands. He was transported to Jane Todd Crawford Hospital and later taken to Kosair Children’s Hospital in Louisville.

    Part of the proceeds from a July 2 mud run at LaRue County Fairgrounds will be donated to the Burton family to offset medical expenses.

  • Volleyball team holding tryouts

    The LaRue County High School volleyball team will hold tryouts 9-11 a.m. and 5-7 p.m. Friday, July 15 in the LCHS gym. All players are required to attend both sessions. In order to try out, players must have a current KHSAA physical. Forms can be picked up in the LCHS office. For more information, contact Coach Ben Schell at 358-2210 or ben.schell@larue.kyschools.us.

  • Man indicted on sexual abuse charges

    James Jeffries, 67, of Hodgenville, was arrested June 23 on indictments by a LaRue County grand jury.  The four-count indictment alleges that between Aug. 1, 2009 and Oct. 06, 2010 in LaRue County, Jeffries committed the offense of sexual abuse in the first degree by subjecting a juvenile who is incapable of consent because the juvenile is less than 12 years old to sexual contact. 

    Jeffries was lodged in the LaRue County Detention Center.

    The case was investigated by Det. Jason Propes of the Kentucky State Police.

  • Two indicted on charges of conspiracy and harboring of undocumented worker

    WASHINGTON – The Justice Department announced June 23 that Javier Arce, 58, and Cristina Mier Arce, 55, of Hardin County were indicted by a federal grand jury for conspiracy and harboring of an undocumented Bolivian national for their financial gain.

  • ENGAGEMENT: Courtney Guengerich and Jacob Stephens

    Jacob Stephens of Hodgenville and Courtney Guengerich of Hebron announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    The bride to be is the daughter of Steve Guengerich and Kim Swinford. She is a 2006 graduate of Conner High School and received her bachelor’s degree in health sciences from the University of Kentucky in 2010. She works as a medical technologist at a dermatology office in Lexington.

  • U.S. Bancorp holds ribbon-cutting

  • Gusler earns 'white coat' from Lincoln Memorial University

    Jessica Brooke-Ann Gusler of Sonora received her white coat June 18 at the White Coat Ceremony for the Physician Assistant Program Class of 2012 at Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine in Harrogate, Tenn.

    Gusler is a second-year physician assistant student at LMU-DCOM. The first White Coat Ceremony was held in 1993 at Columbia University's College of Physicians and Surgeons and is now a standard ritual in physician assistant programs as well as allopathic and osteopathic medical schools across the country.

  • Lara Cottrell named to Dean's List

    Lara Ann Cottrell of Carrollton, Ga., was named to Wofford College's Dean's List for the spring semester.

    To be named to the Dean's List, a student must be enrolled for at least 12 semester hours of graded courses and attain a semester grade point average of 3.6 or higher.

    She is the daughter of Gary and Leslie Cottrell of Carrollton, Ga., and the great-granddaughter of Alma Hornback of the Oak Hill Community.

    Wofford College is an independent liberal arts college of 1,500 students in Spartanburg, S.C.

  • Fort Knox soldier killed in Afghanistan

     Gov. Steve Beshear June 22 recognized the sacrifice of a Fort Knox soldier who died while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
     
    According to the Department of Defense, Sgt. James W. Harvey II, 23, of Toms River, N.J., died June 20 in Ghazni province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with small arms fire.  He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 2nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1stInfantry Division, Fort Knox, Ky.
     

  • Kimmy Cook honored by Kentucky Museum and Heritage Alliance

    The Kentucky Museum and Heritage Alliance, a professional association for museums and local history organizations administered by the Kentucky Historical Society (KHS), presented three awards during its June 7 annual meeting luncheon in Maysville.