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Today's News

  • A few more words about photo day

    Sometimes the words I’m thinking do not make it on paper.

    Sometimes that’s a good thing – a very good thing.

    But last week, I failed to include an entire paragraph in a column and even if it’s a week late, it needs to be said.

    Last week, in this space, I wrote about the LaRue County High School seniors having their group photo taken at Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Park.

  • Retiring school personnel have varied plans

     Several LaRue County School personnel have announced their retirements. They hale from Hodgenville Elementary School, Abraham Lincoln Elementary School, LaRue County Middle and High Schools. Below, they shared fondest memories, career highlights, and other information.

     

    Karyn Brey

    Even at an early age, Karyn Brey knew she wanted to be a teacher. 

  • 'A Remarkable Church Called Nolynn' presented Sunday

     You may have heard of Nolynn Baptist Church in Hodgenville and Severns Valley in Elizabethtown – maybe you’ve even attended one or the other – but what you may not know is that these churches were once one-in-the-same. 

  • Man's arrest leads to internal investigation

     A Hodgenville man is facing four counts after an alleged altercation with a Hodgenville police officer.

    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. 

  • Graduation is Friday night

     

    Some 181 seniors are expected to receive their diplomas as LaRue County High School holds Commencement exercises at 8 p.m. June 6.

    The ceremony is scheduled to take place at Hawks’ Football Field. Gates open at 6 p.m.

  • Historic Buffalo hotel shares energy with 'ghost hunter'

    When Emma Whitlock was a student at the old Buffalo Elementary School, she rode the bus past a big, deserted house every day. One day, she saw something odd in one of the windows – a woman in white.

    It was particularly odd because no one was living in the house.

    According to urban legend, a woman in white is a spirit that manifests itself at the scene of a tragedy. 

  • State rep candidate files suit in three counties

    A candidate who lost a bid to be the Republican 24th District state representative candidate filed a lawsuit Friday challenging the primary election results.

    Richard Treitz of Greensburg filed his complaint May 30 in Green Circuit Court. 

    Treitz is listed as the petitioner in the case, and he is representing himself.

  • Meth kits found in designer bag

    A Hodgenville couple faces drug charges after methamphetamine was found in the trunk of their car during a traffic stop.

    LaRue County Deputy Eric Williamson said he stopped a car driven by Cody Allen Bruenning, 25, on West Main Street in Hodgenville on May 28. 

  • Unemployment rate falls in LaRue

    Unemployment rates fell in 100 Kentucky counties – including LaRue – between April 2013 and April 2014, while 14 county rates went up and six counties stayed the same, according to the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. 

  • Brown named to Dean's List

     Bellarmine University has named New Haven resident Mary Brown to the dean’s list for spring 2014. Brown is a sophomore majoring in biology, and previously attended Nelson County High School.

    Bellarmine’s dean’s list recognizes students who receive a grade point average of 3.5 or above on a 4.0 scale.