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Today's News

  • LaRue's official historian dies at age 94

     James D. “Jim” LaRue Jr., LaRue County’s official historian, died Aug. 11, 2014, at the age of 94.

    He had battled cancer for some time, according to family.

    Mr. LaRue had an encyclopedic knowledge of local history, which earned him the official title from the county. He held an extensive collection of documents and photographs relating to the county’s – and his own family’s – heritage. 

    He freely shared his knowledge and research with anyone who showed interest.

  • Cundiff, Metcalf compete in DYW

     Two LaRue County teens will compete Saturday in the Distinguished Young Women of Kentucky contest – formerly called Junior Miss.

    Emillee Cundiff or Montana Metcalf –both seniors – will represent the county in the state contest in January.

    A third contestant, Cayleigh Allen, decided against competing after she won the Miss LaRue County Fair pageant, according to LaRue County DYW coordinator Denise Skaggs.

  • City Council: SCRTC approved, bookkeeping a mess, fire truck a dud

    It has been a year since South Central Rural Telephone Company announced plans to expand its services farther into LaRue County. Monday night, Hodgenville City Council held first reading of an ordinance to allow SCRTC into the City.

    The council agreed to a 15-year non-exclusive contract with the telecommunications company.

    SCRTC, which is based in Glasgow, has served the Buffalo, Magnolia and Mount Sherman area for several years. The expansion means it will bring high-speed Internet access to more areas.

  • Food inspections
  • 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.

  • News of Record

    Court Briefs

    Bench warrant issued

    Michael Aubrey Jr. (1977) has absconded, according to court documents filed Aug. 4. A bench warrant was issued. He received a suspended sentence on a count of second-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument in LaRue Circuit Court in 2010. Probation was revoked in October 2013. He was required to pay restitution of $700.

     

    Bench warrant issued

  • LaRue County Employees Taxable Wages 2013

     

    David C. Anderson – $18,202

    Joseph A. Allen – $564

    Anthony A. Atwell – $1,052

    Jeremy H. Barr – $5,104.25

    Gloria Jean Bell – $6,671.90

    Jeremy C. Bell – $13,517.28

    William C. Bennett – $20,973.74

    Charles R. Benningfield – $32,813.13

    Kimberly A. Bishop – $6,056.25

    Ira W. Bloyd Jr. – $570

    William A. Bowen – $2,972.25

    Timmy R. Bright – $16,863.93

  • Rep. Guthrie to field questions at town hall meeting

    Congressman Brett Guthrie will host a town hall 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 21, in the Lincoln Museum Community Room, 58 Lincoln Square, Hodgenville. The town hall will be open to both the general public and the media.

    “It is an honor to represent Kentucky’s Second District and I look forward to hearing what’s on the mind of my fellow Kentuckians,” said Congressman Guthrie. “There are so many issues in the news today and I think it’s important to provide an opportunity to discuss them.”

  • Library workshop: Resumes and interview skills

    I would like to introduce myself to the community. My name is Caitlin Underwood and I have been working part time as a circulation clerk at the LaRue County Public Library since February. I graduated from LaRue County High School in May 2009 and then attended Lindsey Wilson College in Columbia, until I graduated cum laude in December 2013 with a bachelor’s degree in human services and counseling.

  • Lincoln Trail receives grant for mobile dental unit

    Five local health departments are set to launch mobile dental hygiene programs after receiving grant awards from the Kentucky Department for Public Health to increase access and improve oral health standards in their communities.