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Community News

  • Fundraisers

    Sunrise Manor yard sale and backpack program
    Sunrise Manor Nursing Home, 717 N. Lincoln Blvd., Hodgenville, will hold a yard sale 8 a.m.-noon Friday, July 26, to raise funds for the resident vacation program. Volunteers are collecting school supplies and backpacks for children at Hodgenville and Abraham Lincoln Elementary Schools.

    Ice cream supper at Stovall UMC

  • Lincoln Museum plans community trip to Gettysburg

    The Lincoln Museum in Hodgenville is hosting a road trip to the site of one of the most influential battles in United States history – Gettysburg.

    The trip is part of the museum’s 25th anniversary celebration and the 150th commemoration of the Battle of Gettysburg and the Gettysburg Address.

    Museum Director Iris LaRue said the trip has been in the works for quite some time.

    Koinonia Travels and Tours, owned by Roger McCurry of Elizabethtown, is handling the details.

  • Methodist Church hosts health and wellness fair

    Hodgenville United Methodist Church is hosting a health and wellness fair 5-6:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 24.

    The fair, in its third year, is open to the community.

    “Last year there were between 120 and 130 people to show up – not including agency representatives (from local health and wellness centers or businesses). This year we have planned for a turnout of 200,” said Susan Phelps, coordinator of the event.

    Phelps said 60 percent of those who attend the event are 65-and-older and on a limited income.

  • 'Split Fair' continues Aug. 3 with garden exhibits, games and contests

    The second half of a “split fair” or “Agriculture Day” will be held Saturday, Aug. 3.

    4-Hers will display horticulture and crop exhibits 10 a.m.-noon at the LaRue County Fairgrounds. The 4-H poultry show is at 11 a.m. There are divisions for standard, bantam, waterfowl and other (turkey, guinea, geese).

    Anyone from the community who would like to “show off their vegetables or canned goods” also can participate, according to Ann “Snookie” Morrison of the LaRue County Fair Board.

  • 'AGstravaganza features farm tours, concert by J.D. Shelburne

    The LaRue County Farm Bureau is hosting an AGstravaganza event on Saturday, Aug. 10. The event is being held in conjunction with the local farm bureau’s annual meeting and is open and free to the public.

    There will be farm tour stops across LaRue County. Visitors can experience the sights and sounds of LaRue agriculture being offered through this unique experience.

  • Jackie Robinson's '42' featured on Free Movie Night

    Free Movie Night continues this summer with a new movie and a pair of classics.

    The City of Hodgenville and The LaRue County Herald News will jointly sponsor “42,” “The Maltese Falcon,” and “Old Dogs.”

    Movies play at 7 p.m. at the Hodgenville Civic Center, 200 S. Lincoln Blvd. There is no charge to attend and free popcorn is included.


  • Waldo search ends July 31

    Time is of essence if you are looking for “Waldo.”

    Waldo, a little fellow in big glasses and a red and white striped shirt, is featured in numerous “Where’s Waldo” books. He turns 25 this year.

    The “Where’s Waldo” scavenger hunt, hosted by Lincolns Loft Bookstore in Hodgenville, will end with a drawing at 5 p.m. July 31.

  • Reunions

    Class of 1973
    LaRue County High School Class of 1973 will have a 40th reunion on July 27 in Elizabethtown. Call Becky Tedder at 270-358-4032 if you have not been contacted.

    Howardstown Homecoming
    Howardstown Homecoming is 2 p.m. Aug. 4 at St. Ann’s Catholic Church in Howardstown.

    Class of 1993

  • Dr. Johnson joins Knoxville Orthopedic Clinic

    Dr. Joshua Ryan Johnson of Lexington, completed his medical training in the sports medicine field at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine.

    Johnson graduated from LaRue County High School in May 2000 and earned his bachelor of science degree in agricultural biotechnology from the University of Kentucky College of Medicine in 2008. He then served a four-year residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at the University of Louisville. He has now completed a one-year sports medicine fellowship at the University of Kentucky.

  • ENGAGEMENT: Kee - Daulbaugh

    Bo and Angie Kee are proud to announce the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Amanda Kee, to Aaron Daulbaugh.

    The wedding will take place at Lost River Cave in Bowling Green on Aug. 3, 2013. The couple will honeymoon in St. Lucia.

    Formal invitations have been sent.