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Today's News

  • Mayor on office: 'Worse than starting from scratch'

     Thursday night, City Councilman Kenny DeVore was sworn in as interim mayor.

    The action came after several hours of testimony and a unanimous decision by Hodgenville City Council to remove second-term mayor, Terry Cruse.

    Michelle Sparks, an attorney hired by the city council, presented evidence gleaned from a Kentucky State Police investigation and open record requests to the council. Ron Mather represented Cruse.

  • Mayor removed after 12-hour hearing

      Hodgenville Mayor Terry Cruse was removed from office Thursday, May 15, after a nearly 12-hour public hearing at City Hall.

    The meeting was a continuation of a May 1 hearing that was halted by moderator Douglas George due to the lateness of the hour.

  • PHOTO: LaRue County High School Class of 2014

    LaRue County High School seniors had their traditional group photo taken Thursday morning at Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Park.

  • Power, phones out in Hodgenville

    A strong thunderstorm, accompanied by hail and 68 miles per hour winds, tore through Hodgenville just before 6 a.m. Thursday.

    Power and landline telephones have widespread outages.

    Tree limbs - many of them large - have toppled on houses. 

    Motorists should be aware that traffic lights are not working and to use caution in city streets and intersections.

     

  • Free Class at Springfield

     

    Workforce Solutions at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College, in partnership with Lincoln Trail Career Center, is offering free training for youth ages 17-21 this summer for a Certified Production Technician.

    The training, offered at no cost, will be held on the Springfield Campus.

  • Scholarships

     KWIA

    Kentucky Women in Agriculture Inc. is offering a $1,000 scholarship to women who are studying agriculture or related fields. Deadline to apply is May 26. For more information, visit www.kywomeninag.com, email info@kywomeninag.com or call 877-266-8823.

  • School Calendar - May 21, 2014

     

    ALL SCHOOLS

    Last day of school

    The last day of school for students is June 4. Graduation is June 6.

     

    ALES

  • Outstanding middle-schoolers honored in Duke Talent search

     Several seventh-grade students from LaRue County Middle School have qualified to be participants in the 2014 Duke University Talent Search, part of the Duke University Talent Identification Program.

  • Community Calendar - May 21, 2014

     Bingo at the Library

    The LaRue County Public Library will host bingo 5 p.m. May 22. Call 270-358-3851 to register.

     

    Prime Time Band to perform

    A dance will be 7-10 p.m. Friday, May 23 at the LaRue County Senior Citizens Center, 112 N. Walters Ave., Hodgenville. The Prime Time Band will perform a variety of music. For more information, call Jim Walters at 270-737-5655, 270-766-4437 or jmarwalt@comcast.net. 

     

  • Letter: Sunrise Volunteers

     

    Recently, we had our semi-annual volunteer meeting. Sunrise Manor provided us a delicious meal catered in from Fazoli’s Restaurant in Elizabethtown.

    We elected some new officers: Emogene Gardner as secretary, Peggy Edwards as treasurer, Kay Gunter as assistant treasurer and Elvon Skaggs as historian. We welcome these volunteers to their new positions.