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Today's News

  • Court Briefs: Aug. 6, 2014

    Final sentencing
    Barry Martin (1991) was sentenced to five years July 21 in LaRue Circuit Court on one count of theft by unlawful taking or disposition, auto, $10,000 or more; first-degree criminal mischief; and second-degree persistent felony offender. Fines were waived.

    Final sentencing

  • Land of Lincoln Planning and Zoning Building Permits

    Information supplied by Land of Lincoln Planning and Zoning
     February 2014
    Randall Redman, Childress Road, Magnolia, residence
    Eddie Skaggs, Corinth Road, land division
    Michael Harmon, Bailey Road, Mount Sherman, residence
    Charles Stults, Barren Run Road, residence
    Dale Embree, Hill Street, Hodgenville, deck
    Michael Abell, Tonieville Road, garage
    Kenny Gardner, Hawkins Road, residence
    Jeremy Bland, Woebegona Way, Hodgenville, residence
    Brian Riggs, Knob Schoolhouse Road, residence

  • Firefighter's funeral is Monday

    Jonathan French, 25, one of 23 firefighters in the Glendale Fire Department, was killed early Wednesday morning when a firetruck was struck by tractor-trailer while responding to a vehicle fire at the 87-mile marker in the southbound lanes of Interstate 65. French, his mother, Lisa French, 43, and his uncle, Chief Richard Peters, were in the finishing stages of extinguishing a van fire around 3 a.m. when a tractor-trailer driven by John M. Hatton of Covington struck a fire truck.

  • BIRTH: Detres welcome John Abram

    Caden and Ella Grace Detre are proud to announce the birth of their baby brother, John Abram Detre. 

    John Abram was born July 23, 2014, at Woman's Hospital in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He weighed 7 pounds and 3 ounces, and was 19-inches long.

    He is the son of Josh and Dana Detre of Zachary, Louisiana. He was welcomed home by his grandparents, John and Carlotta Detre of Hodgenville, and Wayne and Mary Lou Stephens of Hawesville.

  • Our obedience leads to salvation

    Redeemed, justified, sanctified, saved: These are terms that Christians throw around and assume that everyone knows what they are talking about. If they ask someone, "Are you saved?" The person may say, "Saved? Saved from what?"

    Saved has been defined as "to deliver or rescue." The word "saved" is used in various ways: rescue from injury or peril, rescue from perishing such as drowning, or deliver one who is in danger of destruction by fire. All these meet the definition above.

  • Four points for seeding forages in late summer

    The period from late summer to early fall is generally the best time to seed cool season grasses such as orchardgrass, tall fescue, and timothy (alfalfa and clover typically do better in the spring). Consider these four points to increase your success.

    First, address the soil’s fertility needs. Inadequate levels of phosphorous, potassium or limestone can limit productive yields and decrease stand life.

  • COLUMN: It's never too early to read to your children

    To help get your children ready for kindergarten, the Governor’s Office of Early Childhood reminds everyone that young children need nutritious food, stimulating toys and lots of hugs and kisses. But beginning at birth, they also need to be talked, sung and read to.

  • ENGAGEMENT: Ashley Payne and Chris Miller

    Ashley Payne and Chris Miller, both of Hodgenville, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Melissa and Louie Payne of Hodgenville. She graduated from LaRue County High School in 2008, and is the co-owner and kitchen manager of Arrowhead Archery and BBQ.

    The prospective groom is the son of Janet and Tom Miller of Hodgenville. He is a 2004 graduate of Central Hardin High School. He works as an EMT with Hardin County EMS and is an active firefighter for Sonora Fire Department. 

  • Friends recall fallen firefighter Jonathan French

     When Jonathan Upton was looking for a mentor after joining the Glendale Volunteer Fire Department, he found one in Jonathan French.

     “Whenever I had a question, he would answer it to his best,” Upton wrote in an email. “He was one heck of a firefighter. If you had a question about firefighting, he was the man to ask.”

    Upton and French became friends about three years ago. Volunteering for the fire department was at the heart of that bond.

    “He loved firefighting,” Upton said.

  • Glendale firefighter dies while fighting vehicle fire

    A Glendale firefighter lost his life early Wednesday when he was struck by a tractor trailer on Interstate 65.

    The Glendale Volunteer Fire Department responded to a vehicle fire at 2:54 a.m. at the 87-mile marker in the southbound lane.  

    At 3:28 a.m., Kentucky State Police Post 4 received a call concerning an accident involving a tractor trailer and a fire truck at the same location.