Today's News

  • Tyler McCubbins honored in White Coat Ceremony

    Tyler McCubbins of Magnolia, a first-year student at the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry, participated in the White Coat Ceremony held Sept. 6 in UK’s Memorial Hall.

    During the ceremony, 67 students – including 40 Kentuckians – received white coats representing their entry into the dental profession as student dentists. Dental faculty also welcomed students to the dental profession as colleagues and challenged them to make a commitment toward gaining the knowledge and compassion necessary to become outstanding dentists. 

  • Williams named to CUES

    Howard Williams, former director of Fort Knox Federal Credit Union, Radcliff, has been named as a CUES (Credit Union Executive Society) Distinguished Director. He will be honored at a director’s conference in December in Palm Desert, California.

  • Church Calendar - Nov. 12, 2014

    Hope Holiday Marketplace

    Hodgenville United Methodist Church is having a Hope Holiday Marketplace 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Nov. 15 with craft and direct sales vendors with a portion of proceeds benefiting the Hope Food Pantry. The church is located at 825 Tonieville Road, Hodgenville.


    Oak Hill holds auction for missionaries

  • Court Briefs: Oct. 12, 2014

    Counts dismissed

    Charges against Christina Jewell (1986) were dismissed Sept. 15 in LaRue Circuit Court. She had been charged earlier this year with manufacturing methamphetamine and complicity, and of being a persistent felony offender.


    Failed to appear

    Machele D. Moore (1975) failed to appear Sept. 15 in LaRue Circuit Court. Bond was set at $10,500 cash only. She is charged with failure to report change in order to receive benefits.


    Guilty plea

  • Munfordville man recovering after being hit by truck

    A Munfordville man was struck by a pickup truck Monday morning and hospitalized for non-threatening injuries.

    Virl M. Johnson of Mount Sherman was driving a 1994 Mitsubishi pickup about 8:30 a.m. on Bailey Road and made a right turn onto East Bailey Road, according to LaRue Deputy Robbie Brownfield. Johnson said a semi truck and trailer was parked in her lane of traffic. She attempted to drive around the vehicle and struck Thomas Wyatt, 47, who was standing beside the trailer.

  • COLUMN: 4-H candy sales begin this month

    The annual LaRue County 4-H candy sale started this month.

    Starting this week, 4-H members may pick up candy at the LaRue County Extension office, 807 Old Elizabethtown Road, across from Magnolia Bank. Parents must sign a permission form in order for members to participate.

    Members will be selling a variety of candy bars including caramel, crisp, almond, dark chocolate with almonds and milk chocolate for $1 each.

    For each 60 candy bars sold, the member’s name will go in a drawing for $25 cash. The top seller will receive $50 cash.

  • Farm Calendar – Nov. 12, 2014

    Goat and Sheep Producers

    LaRue County Goat and Sheep Producers will meet 6:30 p.m. Nov. 13 at the LaRue County Extension office. The program will be a discussion of composting animal mortalities. All interested individuals are invited to attend. A meal will be served.


    Pork Producers meet

    The LaRue County Pork Association will meet 7 p.m. Nov. 17 at the LaRue County Extension office in Hodgenville. All interested individuals are invited to attend.


  • Man pleads not guilty to charges

    A Hodgenville man pleaded not guilty Wednesday to several counts.

    Timothy Allen Rollin, 37, was charged Nov. 5 with distribution of obscene matter, prohibited use of electronic communication system to procure minor/sex offense, two counts of failure to comply with sex offender registry and sex offender IM/chat/network.

    According to Kentucky State Police, Rollin sent obscene messages and photos of himself to an 11-year-old girl. He allegedly contacted her by text and on Facebook, asking her to meet for the purpose of engaging in sex acts.

  • Garvin’s charges dismissed

    Several charges against a Hodgenville man were dismissed in LaRue District Court.

    Alex M. Garvin, 29, of Wood Lane, was charged in May 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.

    The officer said the incident began when children were playing in the street and refused to move when he instructed them to do so.

  • Speech team wins big at Trinity/North

    The LaRue County High School Speech season is definitely in full swing and the change in the weather has done nothing to slow down the team, which traveled to the Trinity/North Oldham tournament over the past weekend and brought home several championships and third place overall.