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Today's News

  • Lane changes coming to 31W Bypass Monday

    Ongoing work on the new Ky. 361 interchange and rehabilitation of the U.S. 31W Bypass will involve several changes beginning Monday for motorists.

    All traffic will be switched to the northbound lanes from Ky. 1357 to U.S. 31W as crews begin work on resurfacing the southbound lanes. Southbound U.S. 31W traffic entering the bypass will not be able to use the existing merge ramp. In order to enter the bypass southbound, motorists will be subject to the traffic signal at the U.S. 31W and the U.S. 31W Bypass intersection.

  • Police find more than 150 marijuana plants in home

    Kentucky State Police on Wednesday executed a warrant on a Boston residence and discovered an indoor marijuana growing operation.

    Kentucky State Police Post 4 Detective J.D. Stroop and KSP Cannabis Suppression Detective Jason Woodside executed a search warrant at the residence of Daniel Culver on Nat Rogers Road in Boston in Nelson County.

    The search resulted in the seizure of an indoor marijuana grow with over 150 plants, numerous firearms, a significant amount of processed marijuana, cash and two motor vehicles.

  • Authorities, market should fight animal cruelty

    ISSUE: Suspected puppy mill in Vine Grove
    OUR VIEW: Dogs' conditions unacceptable

    When authorities investigated a call about about possible animal cruelty last week at a mobile home in Vine Grove, they found more than 100 dogs living in cramped quarters and unsanitary conditions.

    A husband and wife, who police suspect were selling the dogs, each face 103 counts of second-degree animal cruelty.

  • E'town man arrested for string of burglaries

    An Elizabethtown man was arrested early Friday morning and charged with a string of recent burglaries.

    Jerome Mayo, 34, was arrested for burglaries at Healthway Internal Medicine, Dr. Campbell’s Optometry, Hospice and Palliative Care, and Tony’s Collision Center.

    Mayo stole television sets and other electronic equipment during the burglaries, according to an Elizabethtown Police Department news release. Several pieces of property were recovered from the suspect’s residence, police said.

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  • Bird graduates basic training

    BIRD. Air Force Airman Maxwell A. Bird graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio. A 2011 graduate of Boyle County High School in Danville, he is the son of Tammy Bird of Danville, and the grandson of Martha Goodman of Eastview.

  • Wampler graduates basic training

    WAMPLER. Air Force Airman 1st Class Justine N. Wampler graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio. A 2011 graduate of Bethleham High School in Bardstown, she is the daughter of Brandon Wampler of Rineyville.

  • LTES students take virtual trip to Smithsonian

    Lincoln Trail Elementary School students took a look Thursday at what the Smithsonian Institute has to offer on the history of the United States’ space program, all without leaving the school’s media center.

    Gifted and Talented program fifth-graders at Lincoln Trail Elementary School took part Thursday in a video-conference lecture with docents at the Smithsonian Institute discussing the history of NASA and spaceflight.

  • Toadvine says HMH position 'ideal situation'

    Dr. Stephen Toadvine said his business relationship with Hardin Memorial Hospital President and CEO Dennis Johnson and the sterling reputation of HMH in the health-care industry made the hospital an attractive new home.

    Toadvine, a Florence native, was announced Tuesday as new chief medical officer at HMH. His scheduled start date is April 30.

    “I’m extremely excited and grateful for the opportunity,” he said.

  • McLaughlin and the blowfish

    Dick McLaughlin is an artist inspired by color and the images he discovers emerging from the canvas as he paints.

    Originally from Massachusetts, costal waves and sunsets inspired some of his landscape and seascape work, he said. For five years he used pastel paints, but the dust bothered him so he switched to oil painting.

    He met his wife, Verna, in Boston in a pottery class. Along with painting, McLaughlin also enjoys sculpting, writing poetry and photography.