Community News

  • ANNIVERSARY: Ruby and Clifford Perkins

    Ruby and Clifford Perkins of Hodgenville will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary on June 8, 2013.

    They were married on July 24, 1943.

    They have nine children, Wanda Baumgarder, Mary Lois Wade, David Perkins, Connie Hunt, Elaine Perkins, Angela Voris, Marty Perkins, Daniel Perkins and Robert Perkins, who died after one day of life; and more than 60 grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

  • BIRTH: the Bowling's welcome Aidan Tyler

    Andrew and Courtney Bowling are proud to announce the birth of their son, Aidan Tyler Bowling.
    Aidan Tyler was born on April 3, 2013, at University Hospital in Louisville. He weighed 6 pounds 8 ounces and was 18.5 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Gary and Joyce Reynolds of Magnolia.

    Paternal grandparents are John and Lora Bowling of New Haven.

    Aidan’s great-grandmothers are Lillian Reynolds and Marguerite Bowling.

  • BIRTH: the Beards welcome Chad Wayne Ray

    Travis and Becky Beard of Elizabethtown announce the birth of a son, Chad Wayne Ray Beard, on Dec. 6, 2012, at Norton Hospital in Louisville. He weighed 4 pounds, 9 ounces and was 17 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Donnie and Elaine Nunn of Hodgenville. Paternal grandparents are Ray and Connie Beard of Elizabethtown.

    Maternal great-grandparents are Donald and Leona Morgan of Elizabethtown and Kenneth and Helen Nunn of Hodgenville. Paternal great-grandparents are Nettie Langley of Elizabethtown and the late Ben Langley and Fletcher and Helen Beard.

  • Akin graduates from University of the Cumberlands

    Scott Akin of Hodgenville graduated May 4 from University of the Cumberlands in Williamsburg.

    He earned a master of arts degree in Christian studies.

  • Enlow receives 4.0 Medallion from ECTC

    Daniel Enlow of Glendale was awarded a 4.0 Medallion from Elizabethtown Community and Technical College for achieving a perfect grade point average. He was one of only four graduating students to receive the award.

  • Akin earns bachelor of arts degree from WKU

    Taylor Lyn Akin earned a bachelor of arts degree in music education – integrated P-12 from Western Kentucky University in May. He graduated cum laude with honors.

    Akin, a 2009 graduate of LaRue County High School, is the son of Sherry and Doug Akin. He plans to pursue a career in music education.

  • Skaggs receives $500 Leadership Scholarship

    Kayla Michelle Skaggs, a 2013 graduate of LaRue County High School, is the recipient of the $300 Leadership LaRue County Scholarship given annually by the LaRue County Chamber of Commerce. 

    Kayla, the daughter of Steve and Sandy Skaggs of Magnolia, plans to attend the University of Kentucky in the fall and pursue a career in business marketing education. This college track includes a four-year major in business marketing and pursing a master’s in education to be eligible to teach at a secondary school.

  • Holt earns $500 scholarship from Hogenville Woman's Club

    Haley Holt is the recipient of the Hodgenville Woman’s Club $500 scholarship.

    Holt, a 2013 graduate of LaRue County High School, is the daughter of Sandy and Tony Holt.

    She has been involved in the Community Service Club, Lady Hawks Basketball and Volleyball teams, Class Committee and yearbook.

    She plans to attend Lindsey Wilson College and pursue a career in physical therapy.

  • Senior Activities

    Senior Citizens music
    The LaRue County Senior Citizens Center, 112 N. Walters Ave., Hodgenville, has music beginning at 6:30 p.m. every Saturday. Musicians and singers are welcome.

    For more information, call 358-4311 or e-mail Viola Riggs at viola47@windstream.net.

  • Hodgenville Post Office gets new paint

     Hodgenville Post Office received a fresh coat of paint on its roof Thursday. Postmaster James Senig said an inspection in September indicated the need for “priming and painting” the roof panels.