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  • Chief warns 'Get sober or get pulled over'

    If you drink and drive in Hodgenville, beware. Hodgenville City Police is joining with the Kentucky Office of Highway Safety and officers across the nation for the “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign Aug. 16 to Sept. 2.  

    Chief Steve Johnson said officers will be aggressively looking for impaired drivers during the crackdown through Labor Day weekend and will arrest anyone caught driving impaired.

  • Editorial cartoonist illustrates children's book

    Terry C. Wise, a freelance political cartoonist whose work is featured in The LaRue County Herald News, has illustrated a children’s book for a local author.

    “A Fairy Long Night,” written by Lenora Rodgers of Elizabethtown, is the tale of Zak and Zeke, not-so-smart assistants to The Tooth Fairy. Zak carries the money to be placed under the children’s pillows. Zeke carries the bag for the teeth.

  • Looking back at Lyons
  • ECTC
  • Reunions -August 21, 2013

    Druen, Druin
    The Druen, Druin family reunion is Aug. 25 at Three Forks Bacon Creek Church in the fellowship building behind the church. A potluck will be served. For more information, contact Margie Davis at 502-366-9393 or Valentine14@twc.com.

    EHHS Class of 1977 potluck
    East Hardin High School Class of 1977 is having a potluck gathering 6 p.m. Aug. 31 at the park in Glendale. Bring a covered dish, two-liter soda and lawn chairs. For more information, contact Jane Pullen Embry at janeembry@gmail.com or 270-324-3094.

  • Fundraisers -August 21, 2013

    UPTON LODGE: Fish fry
    Upton Masonic Lodge #749 F&AM, 315 Grayson St., Upton, will hold a fish fry 5:30-8 p.m. Sept. 6. Dinner includes fish, hush puppies, two sides and a drink. Cost is $6 for dinner or $3.50 for a sandwich.

    Walk to end Alzheimer’s
    The Lincoln Trail Walk to End Alzheimer’s will take place on Sept. 14 at Freeman Lake Park in Elizabethtown.

  • Officer Taulbee honored in Memorial Benefit Ride

    Hodgenville Police Chief Steve Johnson and several other officers from surrounding communities participated in Saturday’s Kentucky Law Enforcement Memorial Benefit Ride.

    The event, hosted by the Blue Knights International Law Enforcement Motorcycle Club, Chapter 11, drew between 200 and 300 motorcyclists.

    The riders honored their fellow officers who died in the line of duty: Officer Mark Taulbee, Hodgenville Police Department; Chief Herbert Proffitt, Tompkinsville Police Department; and Deputy Anthony Rakes, Marion County Sheriff Department.

  • Cardboard Nation fundraiser set for Sept. 20

    Linda Funk, executive director of Warm Blessings and Lowe’s employee Karen Fordham, are working together for the sixth annual Cardboard Nation event.
    Funk is arranging with Fordham for Lowe’s staff to save larger refrigerator and freezer boxes for the Warm Blessings upcoming sixth annual Cardboard Nation event.  

  • 1954 Hodgenville High School Class Reunion
  • Senior Center Menu August 14-20, 2013

    All meals served with 8 ounces skim milk.
    Aug. 14 – Hot beef sandwich, gravy, mashed potatoes, steamed broccoli, strawberry dessert
    Aug. 15 – Pork roast, pinto beans, seasoned turnip greens, applesauce, cornbread
    Aug. 16 – Potluck
    Aug. 19 – Baked pork chops, boiled potatoes, buttered green peas, fruit yogurt
    Aug. 20 – Boneless baked chicken breast with mustard sauce, stewed tomatoes, broccoli, peach slices, cornbread