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Today's News

  • New Haven Christmas Parade is Sunday

    The City of New Haven will host its 7th annual Christmas Parade at 4 p.m. Sunday.

    The theme is “My Best Christmas Ever.”

    Santa Claus will ride through the parade and later visit with children at City Hall. Each child in attendance will be presented with a small gift.

    Cookies and drinks will be served.

    Anyone interested in participating in the parade should call Joanie or Linda at 549-3177.

  • LCMS minutes, Nov. 15, 2011

    LaRue County Middle School
    SBDM Meeting Minutes
    November 15, 2011
    1. Welcome: Mr. Bright welcomed everyone to the meeting and especially welcomed
    Mrs. Denise Skaggs and Mr. Michael Kral. Those members present were Mr. Bob
    Bright (principal), Mr. Eddie Paden (teacher), Mr. Joe Reed (teacher), Mrs. Angie
    White (Teacher), Mrs. Denise Skaggs (Instructional Supervisor, LC Board of
    Education), Mrs. Trudy Gardner (parent), Mrs. Karlotta Cecil (parent), Mr. Michael
    Kral (KEA).

  • COLUMN: Spiritual misconceptions will keep you in sin

    Return to the Lord. Say to him, ‘Take away all iniquity; receive us graciously.” Hosea 14:2

    What stops good people from cleaning up their act? Spiritual misconceptions.

    See if you recognize any:

    • Painful experiences are just the result of fate. They’re not connected to my choices.

    • God’s much too forgiving to permit escalating consequences or allow me to get hurt just to motivate me to stop sinning.

  • BIRTH: Levi Garrett Skaggs

    Josh and Andrea Skaggs of Mount Sherman announce the birth of a son, Levi Garrett Skaggs.

    Levi Garrett was born Sept. 9, 2011, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds 10 ounces and was 19.25 inches long.

    He is welcomed home by a sister, Amadee Fields, 8; and brothers Hunter Fields, 12, and Hunter Skaggs, 6.

    Maternal grandparents are Debra Riggs of Hodgenville and the late Garry Riggs.

    Paternal grandparents are Roy Skaggs and Cathy and Darrell Whitlock, all of Hodgenville.

  • Woman charged with DUI, fleeing from officer

    A Buffalo woman faces numerous charges after she was involved in a motor vehicle accident Nov. 26.

    Carrie Carter, 32, of Buffalo, was charged with operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs, aggravator; failure of owner to maintain required insurance; no operators license; driving on suspended license; fleeing or evading police on foot.

  • Governor orders transparency in child fatality cases

    Gov. Steve Beshear took steps Tuesday to open records of child fatality cases after lawsuits, legislators and Attorney General opinions called on the state to do so.

    The governor outlined a four-step plan during a 15-minute press conference in the Capitol.

  • PHOTO: KSP hopes to 'cram the cruiser' for the holidays

  • UPDATE: Daughter drove pickup to scene of murder-suicide

    New details have emerged in the Nov. 22 quadruple shooting that occurred on Heying Lane.

    According to Kentucky State Police, three vehicles were driven to the rural area outside Sonora.

    Tuesday evening, Trooper Norman Chaffins confirmed that the surviving victim of the shooting, April Roberts, 32, of Elizabethtown, drove a Ford 150 to the scene of the shooting.

    Her mother, Barbara Walker, 51, of Elizabethtown, was a passenger of the red Dodge pickup that was driven by Steve L. Bottoms, 55, of Radcliff.

  • PHOTO: Car strikes wall in front of City Hall

    A 1988 Mercury Mystique driven by Jimenel Carmona of Sonora and a 1992 Volvo driven by Delbert J. French of Hodgenville collided Monday in front of Hodgenville Civic Center. According to Hodgenville City Police, Carmona failed to stop at a stop sign and struck French’s vehicle. The Volvo struck the steps in front of the Civic Center. Neither driver was injured.

  • School board approves new calendar

    The LaRue County School Board approved last week the calendar for the 2012-13 school year.
    An amendment was made to designated Dec. 19 and 20, 2012 as potential make up days if school is missed before Christmas. Overall the calendar mimics previous years, according to the Curriculum Coordinating Committee.
    Opening day for students will be Aug. 6; Fall break is scheduled for Oct. 1-5; Winter break is scheduled for Dec. 19- Jan. 1; Spring break is scheduled for April 1-5; and the last day for students is scheduled for May 21.
    In other business: