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Today's News

  • Court Briefs - March 19, 2014

     Guilty plea

  • Rabbit Club hopes spring festival brings them closer to Texas trip

    Rotten weather has hampered fundraising efforts of the 4-H Rabbit Club. They’re depending on a “spring fling” to bring in enough money to attend and compete at the American Rabbit Breeders Association’s National Convention in Texas in November.
    The event will be 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 29 at LaRue County Park and Recreation Community Center.
    They’ve raised about $1,500 of the $7,000 they need to cover most of the expenses for a dozen club members.

  • Little interest in constable race

     There has been a lot of controversy about the office of constable in recent years. Legislation has been proposed to eliminate the position – but for now it continues as it has since it was established by Kentucky’s constitution in 1850.

  • Red Hill financials approved

     The Red Hill Cemetery Commission met Monday, March 10, prior to the regular city council meeting.

  • Just Ask: What does the PVA earn?

    What is the salary of the LaRue County PVA?

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    According to the State Local Finance Officer (Department of Local Government), an incoming property valuation officer in LaRue County will earn $76,264.12.

    (Editor’s note: A new judge/executive, sheriff, county clerk and jailer would make the same salary – as set by the state.)

  • Community Calendar - March 19, 2014

     Chamber luncheon

    The LaRue County Chamber of Commerce luncheon will be at noon, March 19, at the Lincoln Museum Community Room. Lunch will be catered by Hinton’s Orchard. Kenny Rambo with ECTC Workforce Solutions will speak on “The Generation Gap at Work.” Make reservations by noon, March 18, by calling 270-358-3411.

     

    Republicans meet

  • Performance at Carnegie Hall was unforgettable

     Having performed at the Kennedy Center and White House, Hodgenville resident Gordon Thomas planned to do some sightseeing in New York when he had the opportunity to sing in Carnegie Hall.

  • Church Calendar: March 19, 2014

     Child sex trafficking in America: a survivor’s perspective

  • School calendar revised ... again

     March 17 was the 13th day LaRue County Schools have been closed this term due to inclement weather.

    Monday evening, the school board amended the district’s calendar, adding May 30, June 2, 3 and 4 as instructional days.

    Last day for students is June 4. Graduation will be held June 6.

    Closing day for teachers is June 5.

    Spring break is March 31 to April 4. There will be no school on Memorial Day, May 26.

    Testing

  • Taulbee family receive benefits

    Hodgenville Officer Mark A. Taulbee died Sept. 16, 2012, after crashing his cruiser while in pursuit of a suspect. On Monday, his surviving children, Audra and Austin, and wife, Elizabeth, received benefit checks from the state.

    Dana Todd with the Commonwealth of Kentucky Justice and Safety Cabinet was on hand for the presentation, as well as Julie Schmidt and Jerry Powell, members of the Concerns of Police Survivors.

    The Taulbee children also received paid in-state tuition as part of the state statue.