Community News

  • Community Calendar

    Lincoln Trail Board of Directors meet
    The Lincoln Trail Area Development District Board of Directors will meet 1:30 p.m. May 15 at the Lincoln Trail ADD office in Elizabethtown. Hal B. Goode from the Kentucky Association of Economic Development will speak.

    Free Seminar: Smart Start – Business Basics

  • FFA Forever
  • ENGAGEMENT: Stephanie Lorene Wilhoit and Craig Williamson Jr.

    Stephanie Lorene Wilhoit and Craig Williamson Jr., both of Campbellsville, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    The bride to be is a homemaker and 2012 graduate of Taylor County High School. She is the daughter of Doug and Connie Wilhoit and granddaughter of Odell and Sue Warren of Mount Sherman, Mary Rose Murphy of Campbellsville and Darrison Bowling of Buffalo.

    The prospective groom is a kitchen aid at Golden Living Nursing Home. He is the son of George and Maria Prebee.

  • Chamber presents four community awards

    The LaRue County Chamber of Commerce recognized several community leaders May 9 at its annual dinner at First Baptist Church of Hodgenville.
    Outstanding Citizen
     Donnie Propes was named the 2013 Outstanding Citizen of the Year and received a standing ovation from the packed room.

  • ENGAGEMENT: Laura Stewart and Craig Bell

    Laura Stewart and Craig Bell would like to announce their upcoming marriage on May 31, 2013, at Pleasant Valley United Baptist Church in Millwood.

    The bride to be is the daughter of Carol Jr., and Lola Stewart of Millwood. She is a certified surgical technologist/first assistant at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown.

    The prospective groom is the son of Tommy and Frankie Bell of Hodgenville and is the owner of Craig Bell Electric in Hodgenville.

  • ENGAGEMENT: Talina Lee Patterson and Tommy Gordon Tedder

    The children of Talina Lee Patterson and Tommy Gordon Tedder, both of Buffalo, wish to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their parents.

    The ceremony will be 4 p.m. June 1, 2013, behind Tedder’s barn with a reception to follow in the backyard of the home of Allison and Keith Blair.

    All friends and relatives are invited. No invitations will be mailed. RSVP at 270-734-6552 or 270-765-9305.

  • Benefit concert held by Benningfields

    The Benningfields‚ Ashley, Brittany and Ron‚ will perform in concert at 2 p.m. June 2 at Pleasant Ridge Separate Baptist Church.

    Brittany, Doctor of Musical Arts candidate at the University of Kentucky and 2003 alumnus from LaRue County High School, has been invited to perform the role of “Alice” in Verdi’s opera “Falstaff” at the prestigious Bay View Music Festival in Petoskey, Michigan, this summer.

  • LaRue County Water District celebrates 50 years

    About 200 people attended Saturday’s 50th year celebration of LaRue County Water District No. 1.
    Current and past employees and commissioners, customers and well-wishers enjoyed porkburgers and hotdogs at Buffalo Baptist Church’s annex, just a few hundred yards from the water district’s office.
    LaRue County Judge/executive Tommy Turner made a few remarks, providing background and history of the water district.

  • Wright completes IRA training

    William Steve Wright completed advanced IRA distribution training at Ed Slott and Company’s recent Elite IRA Advisor Group Workshop on May 2-4, in Dallas, Texas.

    Covering recent updates such as the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 and the Health Care Law’s tax consequences, Wright joined over 200 of the nation’s top financial professionals who are dedicated to solving the country’s biggest and most complex financial problem — effectively managing the distribution of assets from Individual Retirement Arrangements.

  • Mayor sums up fiscal year, announces plans for next

    The following is Hodgenville Mayor Terry Cruse’s summation of fiscal year ending 2013.

    First of all, I am pleased to announce that once again as the City approaches the end of our fiscal year 2012-2013 we are going to close well within our proposed budget restraints. Our income and expenses fall closely within our proposed budget adopted almost 12 months ago. 

    During the past year we were able to achieve several improvements to the City such as: