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Today's News

  • New Haven man indicted by Nelson grand jury

    Billy J. Mitchell, 32, of New Haven, was indicted by a Nelson County grand jury on several counts.

    He is charged with manufacturing methamphetamine, first offense, possession of prescription not in proper container, second-degree possession of a controlled substance (hydrocodone), possession of drug paraphernalia, and being a second-degree persistent felony offender.

    The alleged offenses occurred on or about April 25.

    Bail was set at $50,000 cash, plus conditions.

    He was arraigned June 5 in Nelson Circuit Court.

  • Hearing Scheduled for EMS complaint

    A hearing has been scheduled to consider a complaint filed by Elizabethtown resident Richard Leal against Hardin County Emergency Medical Services.

    The Kentucky Board of Emergency Medical Services’ preliminary inquiry board will review the complaint during a 10 a.m. meeting Aug. 12 at its Lexington office, according to Deputy Executive Director Charles O’Neal.

  • It's time for pickles

    Pickles are a popular home food preservation item. To ensure safe, tasty home-canned pickles, always follow research-based recipes, such as those offered by Extension, that have been tested for product safety. Follow the recipe and use the proper amounts of the appropriate ingredients to yield the best flavor from your food and to prevent food-borne illness.

  • Extension intern considering career in agriculture

    Lindsey Boone, daughter of Ken Boone of Buffalo, and the late Georgia Wimpsett Boone, started her 12-week internship at the LaRue County Cooperative Extension Service six weeks ago.

    Her main job is to assist Misty Wilmoth, the county 4-H Extension agent, with any projects she may be doing. However, David Harrison, county Extension agent for agriculture and natural resources, has also taken her out to wheat plots and orchards to teach her about diseases and pest control related to local agriculture.

  • Felony assault charge dropped

    A felony assault charge against a Hodgenville man was dismissed July 9 in LaRue District Court.

    Alex M. Garvin, 29, of Wood Lane, was charged May 25 with assault, third degree (of a police officer), resisting arrest, disorderly conduct and third-degree terroristic threatening, after an altercation with a Hodgenville police officer.

  • City rejoins chamber

    Monday night, Hodgenville City Council reversed a decision it made last fall. Council members voted to rejoin the LaRue County Chamber of Commerce.

    Last September, the council was divided on the benefits offered by the Chamber – and former mayor Terry Cruse said the membership cost wasn’t budgeted.

    Interim Mayor Kenny DeVore said Monday he had received a letter from the organization inviting the City to join at a “reduced” level: $2,500 annually (the same amount that was requested last fall).

  • Burton hired as city clerk

    Toni Burton has been hired as Hodgenville City Clerk.

    City Council approved the recommendation of Interim Mayor Kenny DeVore Monday and Burton began her duties Tuesday.

    Three of the council members screened applications, narrowed the field to seven applicants, and forwarded their top-two selections to DeVore.

    Her employment is provisional on the outcome of a drug and credit screen and a background check. She will be on probation for one year.

    “She won’t be sworn in until those come back,” said DeVore.

  • Hearing set for Hardin EMS complaint

    A hearing has been scheduled to consider a complaint filed by Elizabethtown resident Richard Leal against Hardin County Emergency Medical Services.

    The Kentucky Board of Emergency Medical Services’ preliminary inquiry board will review the complaint during a 10 a.m. meeting Aug. 12 at its Lexington office, according to Deputy Executive Director Charles O’Neal.

  • Nolin RECC customers warned of scam

     Kentucky State Police Post 04 along with Nolin RECC is asking Cooperative members to beware of a billing scam. 

    Nolin RECC CEO Mickey Miller contacted KSP to report that several customers had received phone calls from a male subject with a foreign accent asking for credit card information or a green dot money order to reconcile past due bills. 

  • PHOTO: Martial Arts Hall of Fame

    Michael A. Crain, a native of LaRue County, was inducted in the U.S. Martial Arts Hall of Fame on June 21, 2014, making him a three-time Hall of Famer. He is the grandmaster of the American Martial Forces Association.