Today's News

  • Attorney Perkins sworn in

    David Clarence Perkins was sworn in as an attorney-at-law by Kentucky Supreme Court Chief Justice John D. Minton Jr. on Oct. 17, 2014.

    Perkins is a native of LaRue County, 1993 graduate of LaRue County High School, U.S. Army Reserve veteran, and was a resident of Green County for 12 years. He obtained a bachelor of science degree in elementary education from Asbury University prior to receiving his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Louisville’s Louis D. Brandeis School of Law.

  • ENGAGEMENT: Knox-Marshall

    Chelsea Diane Knox and Kippy Lee Marshall, both of Hodgenville, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    The bride to be is the daughter of Ricky Knox and Diane Knox.

    The prospective groom is the son of Melissa Supulvado and the late Donald Marshall.

    Attendants and groomsmen are Jennifer Brown, Harley Walters, Brooklynn Lafollette, Tyler Kennedy, Branden Marshall and Blake Shields.

    The wedding will be 4 p.m. Oct. 25, 2014, at Middle Creek Baptist Church. The reception will be at Knights of Columbus.

  • BIRTH: Warnshuis

    Steven Howard Warnshuis and Hannah Lorene Warnshuis of Hodgenville announce the birth of a daughter, Shelby Lorene Warnshuis.

    Shelby Lorene was born Oct. 14, 2014, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. She weighed 8 pounds 13 ounces and was 19-inches long.

    Paternal grandparents are Craig and Kim Warnshuis of Hodgenville, and Chris and Cathi Driggers of North Carolina.

    Maternal grandparents are Keith and Trudy Peterson of Indiana, and Louise Peterson of Buffalo.

  • Countryside Getaway: ‘All about family’

    Jimmy Curle and his wife Kaye, owners of a new LaRue County business, Countryside Getaway, have devoted their lives to helping others. The small rental property is just the latest step on a long road of contributing to the lives of those around them.

    Jimmy grew up on the property, back when it was his family’s farm. Now, the Curles have purchased the land back from his brother and converted it into a rental vacation home.

  • PHOTO: New paint for Buffalo
  • Fiscal Court: New dump truck ‘is paid for’

    For the first time since the late 1990s, LaRue County Fiscal Court has purchased a new dump truck, according to Tommy Turner, judge-executive.

    “And it’s paid for,” he said.

    Speaking to magistrates meeting at the courthouse in Hodgenville Oct. 13, the judge said the 2015 International Harvester single-axle truck cost “a little over $100,000.”


  • PHOTO: Backpack volunteers
  • Community Action offers heating assistance

    The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) helps keep families with energy costs. Federally funded assistance is available in managing costs associated with home energy bills, energy crises and weatherization and energy-related minor home repairs.

    LaRue County Community Action will begin subsidizing heating assistance to eligible households on Nov. 3.

  • Add nutritious apples to your day

    Apples are among the most popular fall foods. Not only are apples great additions to any meal, but they are also packed full of nutrients.

    They are low in calories, fat and sodium, cholesterol free and a great source of fiber. Apples also contain phytochemicals that may help prevent many chronic diseases including cancer, heart disease, asthma and diabetes.

  • Slick roads contribute to crash near school

    A three-car pileup snagged early school traffic last Tuesday. The roadway was slick due to recent rain and may have been a contributing factor, according to Hodgenville Police Chief Steve Johnson.

    About 7:35 a.m. Oct. 14, Robert B. Merryman of Buffalo, was driving a 1999 pickup in the southbound lane on Ky. 1618 near Hodgenville Elementary School.

    The truck slid into the rear of a 2014 Jeep Wrangler driven by Lois Kromer of Hodgenville. Her passenger was Seth Kromer.