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Today's News

  • Interruptions offer an opportunity to witness

    Cal Thomas said, "Love talked about is easily ignored. But love demonstrated is irresistible.” 

    Jesus not only talked about love and kindness, but he modeled it for us. In Luke 8:40-56 Jesus showed kindness to two individuals and thus illustrated for us ways we may show kindness to others.

  • Bacon Creek Watershed Council brings office to Magnolia Fire House

    The Bacon Creek Watershed Council will bring an “office hours” session 10 a.m.-noon and 1-2 p.m. Nov. 10 at Magnolia Fire House. If you live in the upper watershed areas of Bacon Creek, this is a good opportunity to learn more about the Bacon Creek Watershed Implementation project and apply for Agricultural Best Management Practices (BMPs) funding.

  • Several local people indicted in Hart County

    A Hart County grand jury indicted several people in October.

    They include:

    Sarah M. Sallee, 25, of Magnolia was indicted on one count of first-degree possession of controlled substance (methamphetamine) and complicity; possession of marijuana and complicity; and possession of drug paraphernalia and complicity.

    Michelle L. Lineske, 33, of Sonora, was indicted on one count of first-degree possession of controlled substance (methamphetamine) and complicity; possession of marijuana and complicity; and possession of drug paraphernalia and complicity.

  • SCHEDULE: Basketball combined Hawks, Lady Hawks games

    LaRue County Hawks Varsity Schedule

    Dec. 3   Corky Cox Classic          HOME                          T.B.A.  Varsity

  • PHOTO: Young Democrat

    Michael Wilson, president of the Young Democrats chapter for LaRue, Hardin and Meade Counties, hanged campaign posters on Lincoln Square last week as he waited for a campaign bus to arrive in Hodgenville.

  • FFA teams excel in national dairy foods competition

    Members of the LaRue County FFA Chapter in Kentucky were one of 38 teams participating in the National FFA Dairy Foods Career Development Event. The event was held in conjunction with the 84th National FFA Convention in Indianapolis, Ind.

    The team, led by advisor Misty Bivens, was awarded a Silver emblem. Members also competed for individual awards with 141 other participants. Lydia Richardson received a Gold emblem, Caleb Whelan received a Silver emblem, Ben Tucker received a Silver emblem, and Jesse Hornback received a Silver emblem.

  • Glen Rice concert set for Nov. 11

    Glen Rice, Family and Friends Musical Concert will be 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11, at the Performing Arts Center at John Hardin High School in Elizabethtown.

    Besides Rice, performers include Ron Benningfield, Eddie Black, Glenn Williams, Rick Durham, Mike Ash, Camille Turner, Freddy Helm and Tony Cooke.

    The concert will feature a tribute to The Oak Ridge Boys, The Statler Brothers, The Gatlin Brothers and Alabama.

  • Slick roads a factor in fatality

    A LaRue County woman died Thursday afternoon as a result of injuries sustained in a single vehicle crash on Howardstown Road.
    Tania Terri Balazs, 37, was driving a 2001 Ford Taurus toward Hodgenville in the 1200 block about 4:20 p.m. when she lost control of the vehicle, according to Deputy Eric Williamson. The vehicle left the roadway and traveled down a steep embankment. It struck a small tree which caused it to roll on its side. It then struck a large cedar tree.
    Deputy Coroner Brad Turner said the crash appeared to be weather-related as the road was slick.

  • Jobless rate down in September 2011

    Unemployment rates fell in 72 Kentucky counties between September 2010 and September 2011, while 43 county rates increased and five counties remained the same, according to the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. 

  • NEW HAVEN: Firefighters discover indoor grow

    Firefighters discovered an operation of possibly more than 100 marijuana plants when they responded to a fire at a double-wide mobile home on Nat Rogers Road Wednesday morning.

    The Rolling Fork Fire Department was dispatched to 1299 Nat Rogers Road shortly before 8:30 a.m., calling the Bardstown-Nelson County Fire Department for mutual aid. When the fire department arrived, they discovered part of the home's living room smoldering, but the fire was extinguished and damage was minimal, according to Frank Hall, Rolling Fork fire chief.