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  • Nolin RECC Employees Donate to Ronald McDonald House Charities

    The employees at Nolin RECC are determined to make a difference in their communities. One way this is accomplished is through an internal donation drive for the Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC).

    “Kentucky’s Ronald McDonald Houses provide an invaluable service to families at one of the most stressful times of their lives—when their child is sick in the hospital,” said Patsy Whitehead, Nolin RECC Communications Manager. “It is an honor for Nolin employees to help provide a bit of comfort to those families.”

  • Tax Fraud Scammers Targeting Kentucky Business Owners

    Lookalike IRS websites aim to steal business owner’s money, federal employer ID

    Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear is warning business owners to be wary of websites that charge for services that are provided for free by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).

    Beshear said an aspiring Kentucky business owner has reported a suspicious website, which mimics www.IRS.gov, but advertises services to help business owners obtain an Employer Identification Number (EIN) for a $250 to $300 fee, when it is free through IRS.gov.

  • News of Record

    Court Briefs

    Adolph Howard Keith was arraigned on two counts of second degree fleeing or evading police (motor vehicle and on foot), operating on a suspended license, carrying a concealed weapon and several other traffic offenses.

    Whitney N. Darst had her case passed on to the LaRue County Grand Jury. She is charged with one count of unlawful transaction with a minor.

  • Accident at save-a-lot

    A wreck occurred at the Save-A-Lot food store in Hodgenville on August 11, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. James Martin Jr., 55. of Hodgenville was the driver of the green pick up truck. Martin reportedly backed into the left rear side of another vehicle in the parking lot. Martin then drove north in front of the store, made a left turn going south along the side of the store, and then collided head on into the food store loading dock. Martin was treated at the scene for prior medical conditions by LaRue County EMS. No one was injured during the wreck. 

  • News of Record - August 15, 2018

    Court Briefs

    Dalton Dakota Carter was arraigned for fourth degree assault.

    Whitney N. Darst was arraigned for first-degree unlawful transaction with a minor.

    Stanley Jones was arraigned for fourth degree assault.

    Anna M. Womack was arraigned for first degree possession of a controlled substance and first degree wanton endangerment.

    Candy Lee Akers was arraigned for speeding 10 mph over the speed limit and no/expired Kentucky registration plates.

  • Wreck on Lincoln Parkway
  • HPD deals with aggressive dog

    The Hodgenville Police Department has responded to several incidents this past week including one incident where they dealt with an aggressive dog.

    On Thursday, August 2 the Hodgenville Police Department responded to the area of Kirkpatrick Avenue in reference to a vicious animal. After further investigation, officers learned that a large dog was roaming the street and had pinned several people on their porch. The dog belonged to Shana Taulbee of Hodgenville.

  • Director Miles to retire from Feeding America

    Feeding America, Kentucky’s Heartland announces the retirement of Executive Director Gary Miles, effective December 31, 2018.

    Miles was hired in 1998 and has served as Executive Director for 18 years. During his tenure as Executive Director, FAKH has significantly expanded its services with new programs, including the BackPack program for school-age children, Senior Commodity Distribution, Agency Delivery, Mobile Food Pantry, Farms to Food Banks, Retail Store Pickup, and the establishment of a stand-alone Volunteer Center.

  • State Fair Tips

    With 609,555 people that attended the Kentucky State Fair last year, the large crowds can present a wide variety of different situations and experiences for attendees. Below are some tips for those who plan to attend the state fair in Louisville between August 16-26.

    Comfort first. Leave your high heels and nice clothing at home and settle for comfortable and loose fitting clothing as well as supportive shoes. It is also a smart idea to pass on wearing valuable jewelry in case you lose it while walking around or on a ride.

  • Federal government offers student loan forgiveness for teachers, nurses

    The federal government may forgive all or part of teachers’ and nurses’ federal student loans if they meet certain requirements. The forgiveness options, according to the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA), include:

    Teacher loan forgiveness. To qualify, you must teach at least five full years in a low-income school in an eligible district. Depending on your field, you may have up to $17,500 in student loans forgiven. For complete details, visit www.ed.gov.