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Today's News

  • Local students graduate from WKU

    Several students graduated in May from Western Kentucky University.

    Brittany A. Carr, Katelyn E. Davila and David E. Higdon, all of Hodgenville, each earned bachelor of science degrees.

    Cassandra J. Hornback of Hodgenville earned a bachelor of arts degree.

    Andrew T. Tucker of Hodgenville earned a bachelor of music degree.

    And, Kevin Cruz of Magnolia earned a bachelor of science degree.

  • Land of Lincoln Planning and Zoning Permits

    Land of Lincoln Planning and Zoning permits for May 2013:

    Garry Hayes, Knob Schoolhouse Road, Sonora, land division plat

    Jason Detre, Campbellsville Road, land division plat

    Reed Smith, Upton-Talley Road, Upton, conditional use permit

    Carl Whitman, Salem Lake Road, Hodgenville, residence frame

    Carl Whitman, Salem Lake Road, Hodgenville, garage frame

    Joshua Skaggs, Greensburg Road, Mount Sherman, enclose garage frame

    Joe Pearman    , Mount Tabor Road, Buffalo, residence frame

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  • E'Town woman sentenced to 60 days

    An Elizabethtown woman was sentenced to 60 days after pleading guilty to charges of wanton endangerment and leaving the scene of an accident.

    Ashley Renee Borden, 25, was charged June 12 with three counts of first-degree wanton endangerment and one count of leaving the scene of an accident and failure to render aid (serious injury or death involved), after she rammed another vehicle with her car at the LaRue County Fairgrounds.

  • Two killed in Greensburg murder/suicide

    A domestic dispute near McKinney Corner in Green County turned deadly Friday when a man followed his live-in ex-wife to her sister’s residence and opened fire with a .22-caliber rifle.

    Kentucky State Police TFC Billy Gregory said Barry Moore, 40, followed his ex-wife, Pamela Gayle Jeffries Moore, 43, from the residence they shared at 75 Hwy. 218 just after 10:30 a.m. Friday. At a mobile home in the back yard, Gregory said, Barry Moore shot Pam Moore and two others before turning the gun on himself.

  • Storm damage occurs on Bailey Road

    Storms moved through the county on July 10 leaving one couple’s yard in shambles. Kenneth Gibson of the Bailey Road, Mount Sherman area, shared a scary experience with his wife during the storm.

    “It was about 10 minutes after 2 when it hit. We were getting ready to head to town and dark clouds started to come across the hill so we were going to wait. Before we could head back into the house the rain started pouring so we sat inside our vehicle waiting for it to pass, and that’s when all the wind started blowing,” he said.

  • Two named to Dean's List

    Eastern Kentucky University has announced that 2,749 students earned Dean’s List honors for the spring semester.

    Two local students were named to the list:
    Armanda Fae Pennington and Sean-Micheal Wathen, both of Magnolia, are sophomores and LaRue County High School graduates majoring in aviation.

    To achieve Dean’s List honors at Eastern, students attempting 14 or more credit hours must earn a 3.5 grade point average out of a possible 4.0.

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  • Fairy rings crop up around county

    Nancy Devers, of Hodgenville, does not just have a large “fairy ring” in her yard – as they are called, she has a circle of 23-and-counting mushrooms.

    Several of the fungi are over half a foot wide in diameter, making for a rather impressive display. Other, newly sprouted fungi are rather small.

  • Environmental lawyer urges caution by landowners when dealing with legal matters, signing documents

    Landowners and residents who attended a meeting Thursday night on the planned Bluegrass Pipeline shared what they had learned about the project from their neighbors and heard from a leading environmental lawyer about what they should do to safeguard their property rights and other interests.