Today's News

  • Nelson property owners say surveyors trespassed

    Williams company representatives say they want to establish trust with landowners in negotiating for easements for the Bluegrass Pipeline. But some Nelson County residents say land agents or surveyors have been trespassing on their property.

    If that’s true, a Williams spokesman said, there will be consequences for the agents.

  • Pipeline company bungles Kentucky rollout

    To say the rollout of the Bluegrass Pipeline was bungled in Nelson County is an understatement.

    In June, officials from the companies looking to construct the natural gas liquids pipeline through 13 counties in Kentucky, including Nelson, attended a public meeting organized by Nelson County Fiscal Court.

    The local interest in the project was apparent by the number of people who attended looking for answers to their questions. Unfortunately, even the representatives who showed up admitted they were lacking in useful information.

  • Bluegrass Pipeline gets easements in Nelson, LaRue

    The companies seeking to run a pipeline through Nelson County have secured 12 easements as of this week, according to papers filed with the Nelson County Clerk’s Office.

    Thirteen deeds filed Thursday show the companies looking to run the natural gas liquids pipeline paid out $161,128 to Nelson County property owners.

    The easements run along the county’s eastern border, ranging from the Bloomfield area down to New Haven. Landowners received between $6,500 and $19,540 for granting permanent 50-foot wide easements across their properties.

  • Woman charged with promoting contraband

     A Louisville woman is facing a felony charge after she allegedly tried to smuggle drugs into the LaRue County Detention Center.

  • Ruthie's Lincoln Freeze to close Nov. 10

     Nov. 10 will mark the end of an era in LaRue County.

  • Pipeline gains six easements in county

    The companies planning to build a natural gas liquids pipeline across Kentucky have obtained six easements in LaRue County.
    The LaRue County Clerk’s office recorded six “memorandum of easement and right of way agreements” Oct. 31 along Dangerfield Road and East Leafdale Road.

  • Teen critical after wreck

    A Lyons Station man remains in critical condition at University Hospital in Louisville following a single vehicle crash Oct. 31.
    According to 911 records, a caller notified dispatch at 6:47 p.m. that lightning had struck a tree, causing it to fall across Lyons Station Road. A storm with strong winds and rain had entered the area.
    A Kia driven by Matthew “Reece” O’Bryan, 18, struck the tree just after 7 p.m., according to LaRue County Sheriff Merle Edlin.

  • Friends, family form ranks in Addie's Army

    A young child recently diagnosed with leukemia has an army of supporters among the residents at Signature HealthCare’s Sunrise Manor in Hodgenville.
    When residents there learned the 2-year-old great granddaughter of a fellow resident, Betty Gordon, had been diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia in September, they immediately went into action to help.
    Forming “Addie’s Army” in support of the child, Addie Roberts, the members brainstormed to find ways to battle the huge expenses incurred in fighting and conquering the disease.  

  • News of Record – Nov. 6, 2013


  • Scared on the Square

     About 4,000 people attended Friday’s Trick or Treat on the Square.