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  • LaRue school board to discuss superintendent's arrest

    The LaRue County School Board has called a special meeting for 7 p.m. tonight at the Board of Education office in Hodgenville, where it is expected to discuss the DUI arrest of Superintendent Sam Sanders this past weekend.

    The board’s meeting agenda includes a closed session discussion and possible action in open session.

    Board member Linda Pearman said the meeting was called specifically to discuss Sanders’ arrest. She indicated the board was soliciting advice from the state on how to handle the situation.

  • Beshear signs snow day bill into law

    Gov. Steve Beshear signed into law Monday a compromise bill between the House and Senate offering a blueprint on how to deal with makeup days because of snow and ice.
    But school districts in Hardin County should not need to access the law’s provisions barring more bad weather.

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  • Radcliff woman charged with theft of food stamp card

    Police say a Radcliff woman received a neighbor’s mail and used the individual’s EBT Food Stamp Card in January at the Radcliff Wal-Mart.

    Natasha Nicole Brooks, 36, of the 100 block of South Lorraine Street, is charged with two felony counts and a misdemeanor.

    Brooks is charged with one felony count of theft of identity without consent, one felony count of theft of mail matter and one count of fraudulent use of a credit card less than $500. She faces up to five years in prison if found guilty on each felony charge.

  • Local CASA representatives honored

    Earlier this month, CASA of the Heartland representatives won honors at the CASA Network in Kentucky state conference in Louisville.

    Sylvia Griendling was recognized as Executive Director of the Year and Marsha Senninger was acknowledged as Volunteer of the Year.

    CASA of the Heartland is a nonprofit group that recruits, trains and supports a network of volunteers who are court-appointed advocates for abused and neglected children in the Hardin County court system.

  • Tribute honors late band director’s influence

    During a teaching career that spanned more than four decades, earned state championship honors and attracted national attention, Chuck Campbell influenced thousands of young lives.

    Nearly three years after his death, Campbell’s talents as a music educator have been captured in a composition called “Everything Beautiful.”

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  • HMH Health and Wellness Expo moves to new venue

    Hardin Memorial Health is moving its health expo to a larger venue this year.

    The 2014 HMH Health and Wellness Expo will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 12 at John Hardin High School. There is no cost to attend and registration is not required, said Michelle Murphy, director of marketing and public relations.

    The expo will feature a balance of free health screenings, wellness information and health resources.

  • Ga. man charged with threatening Rineyville resident

    A Georgia man has been charged with making threats and leaving threatening phone messages for a civilian employee at Fort Knox. the Associated Press reported Sunday.

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