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  • 'Ag' porttion of fair features 4-H, FFA

    Agriculture has always been at the heart of the LaRue County Fair, and this year’s early fair dates in June provided the opportunity to once again split the fair so that all the agriculture shows and exhibits will be highlighted beginning Wednesday, July 29.

    This year’s split fair will be combined with the LaRue County Farm Bureau’s Board, third annual AGstravaganza event.

  • LaRue farmers glad to see sunshine

    LaRue County farmers are relieved to see the sun after receiving around 10 inches of rain in the county this month.

    According to the National Weather Service, Hodgenville has received 9.68 inches of rain since July 1. The large total was mainly a result of the 5.13 inches of rain during the flash flood in Hodgenville on July 3. However, farmers in other parts of the county said they received less rain than those in the Hodgenville area. .

  • Sanders receives good evaluation

    LaRue County Superintendent Sam Sanders received a good evaluation during a recent closed-session meeting of the LaRue County Board of Education.

    At their monthly meeting on July 20, board members presented their evaluation of Sanders’ performance as superintendent. The evaluation consisted of seven categories and each category was given a grade of exemplary, accomplished, developing and growth required.

  • News of Record - July 15, 2015

    Property Transfers

    The following property transfers are listed as given on deeds at the LaRue County Clerk’s Office in Hodgenville.

    William A. Mouser to C & C Erectors, Inc., tract 4, of Joseph E. Seagram & Sons, Inc., $20,000.

    Samuel David Sanders and Laura Dee Anne Sanders to Anthony S. Ennis and Jean Carole Ennis, Parcel of Carrie B. Patterson Estate Subdivision, and parcel of Hamilton Acres Subdivision, $300,000.

    Shawn P. Martin and Diana M. Martin to Jackie Lawson, property at E. W. Barnes Line, $107,000.

  • Two charged with DUI - July 15, 2015

    Two people were charged with operating a vehicle under the influence after a wreck on Saturday, July 11 in Magnolia.

    Jonathan T. Bailey, 26, of Glasgow was traveling north on New Jackson Highway when, according to the LaRue County Sheriff’s Office, he crossed the center line and struck a vehcile driven by James A. Stull, 60, of Louisville.

    Both trucks had extensive damage.

    In addition to DUI, Bailey was charged with not having insurance and no registration plates.

  • Wreck on Old Elizabethtown Road - Juy 15, 2015
  • Fundraisers - July 15, 2015

    Benefit for Timothy Brown

    The family of Timothy Brown is hosting a benefit from 6-8 p.m. Saturday, July 25 at Arrowhead Archery and BBQ on Lee Oak Drive in Hodgenville. The benefit is to assist in medical expenses for Timothy Brown, as he is experiencing stage four cirrhosis of the liver, due to build up from fatty tissue and required medication usage. He is a LaRue County native and retired from the LaRue County Road Department in 2010. For more information, call Priscilla Brown at 270-358-3445 or 270-234-4530.

  • Senior Calendar- July 15, 2015


    Dance at LaRue County Senior Center, 7-10 p.m. July 17. At the Senior Center on Walters and Water Street in Hodgenville featuring Prime Time Band. Admission $4.00 per person. For more information, contact Jim Walters 270-737 or cell 270-766-4437

    Senior Citizens music

    The LaRue County Senior Citizens Center, 112 N. Walters Ave., Hodgenville, has music beginning at 6:30 p.m. every Saturday. Musicians and singers are welcome. For more information, call 270-358-4311 or email Viola Riggs at viola47@windstream.net.

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  • Engagement - July 15, 2015

    Julie Beliles and Kurt Hencye, together with their families, are pleased to announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    Julie is the daughter of Beverly Hagan of Hodgenville and John and Dorma Hagan of Myrtle Beach, SC. She is also granddaughter of Juanita Shelton of Hodgenville. Kurt is the son of Garnet Hencye of Magnolia and the late Fred Hencye.

    The outdoor wedding and reception will be 3 p.m., August 1, at Magnolia Mall in Magnolia. All friends and family are invited to attend.

  • Anniversary - July 15, 2015

    Cleo and Martha Owens were married, June 9, 1950, at Weaverly Memorial Baptist Church in Louisville, by Rev. J.C. Raikes.

    They will celebrate their 65 years of marriage with a reception from 2 to 4 p.m., July 25, at the Magnolia Baptist Church fellowship hall.

    The Owens children and their families will host the reception. They are Brenda Berger of Elizabethtown, Shirley and Jim Caudill of Campellsville, Charles and Melvina Owen of Cumberland Furnace, Tennesee, five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. No gifts requested.