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Today's News

  • PHOTO: 4-H Teen Conference

    Sierra Mullins and Michaela Rock attended the State 4-H Teen Conference last week in Lexington on the University of Kentucky campus. Both served as voting delegates for LaRue County in the State 4-H officer election. Michaela has participated in the State 4-H Performing Arts Troupe over the past two years and auditioned and was selected to continue in the group for 2014-15.

  • Board of Adjustment provides tape of meeting

    The Land of Lincoln Board of Adjustments has provided a tape recording of a closed meeting to The LaRue County Herald News.
    The newspaper filed a formal complaint with the BOA after a June 2 meeting. The board went into closed session to discuss conditions to place on a request for a sawmill on Sonora Road.
    Governing bodies can enter into closed session for only a few reasons – mainly discussion of specific personnel, land transaction or pending litigation – according to the state’s Open Meeting Law.

  • Family files civil suit against local nursing home

    The family of a deceased nursing home resident has filed a civil suit against her former caretakers.
    Don Gardner, the son and executor of the estate of Dorothy A. Gardner, filed the suit in LaRue Circuit Court against Signature Healthcare, LLC of Frankfort; LP Hodgenville LLC DBA Sunrise Manor; Signature Consulting Services LLC; LP Manager LLC; LPMM, Inc.; LP O Holdings, LLC; Mark Henderson in his capacity as administrator of Signature Healthcare of Sunrise Manor; and Crystal Hamilton in her capacity as administrator of Signature Healthcare of Sunrise Manor.

  • School Board unhappy with FRC personnel cuts

    School board member Joanna Hinton expressed her displeasure at Monday’s board meeting after learning three positions within the Family Resource Centers were being eliminated.

    The three positions are being replaced by one person providing administrative support at Central Office.

    Hinton said she had been contacted over the last week by several people affected by the decision.

  • County receives recycling grant

    Last week, LaRue County Fiscal Court received $58,824 in recycling grant money from the Kentucky Pride Fund, and local Solid Waste Coordinator Jill Gray could not contain her excitement.
    She plans to use the money to buy a skid steer (loader) and two more recycling trailers. The skid steer is what Gray calls a “multi-tasking unit” and allows for different attachments, like a claw, forks or a bucket.

  • BIRTH: Roberts welcome Allie Hope

    Ben and Angela Roberts of Hodgenville announce the birth of a daughter, Allie Hope Roberts.
    Allie Hope was born at 9:31 p.m. Jan. 27, 2014, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. She was 19-inches long and weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces.
    Grandparents are Dan and Maxine Davis of Louisville, and John and Diane Roberts of Hodgenville.
    Great-grandmother is Elizabeth Gordon.
    Allie Hope was welcomed home by her sisters, Addie, 3, and Audrie, 2.

  • Allen joins Farm Bureau

    Bryan Lee Allen has been appointed as an agent with Kentucky Farm Bureau Insurance at LaRue County Farm Bureau. Allen’s appointment was announced in Louisville by Chuck Osborne, vice president of agency support and marketing for KFB Insurance.
    Allen, who earned a degree in business administration from Mid-Continent University, joins LaRue County Farm Bureau after working for Enterprise Rent-a-Car and St. Catherine College.
    Allen will work with Agency Manager Price Smith, and the staff at LaRue County Farm Bureau.

  • Cooking by heart at Farmhouse Diner

    About 11 minutes out of Hodgenville sits a little restaurant by the name of “224 Farmhouse Diner.” It is owned by Angie and Reed Smith, and was built in the middle of their own farm.
    It is open from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. They have an ongoing menu as well as daily specials and cook most things from scratch. They offer, what Angie Smith calls “Southern home-style cooking.”

  • Man involved in fatal crash indicted for murder

     A Hardin County man was indicted on a murder charge Thursday for his involvement in a crash on Ky. 313 that killed a Radcliff woman and injured three children, ejecting a 7-month-old from the vehicle.

    Kyle David Thompson, 24, also has been indicted on charges of first-degree fleeing and evading police – motor vehicle and three counts of first-degree assault, terroristic threatening and second-degree persistent felony offender. All charges are for his involvement in a crash June 3 that left Ashlee Nicole Berry, 22, dead and three children hospitalized.

  • Police chief under investigation

     Another LaRue County official is under investigation.