Community News

  • Welcome, Ticky

    Claire Higginbotham, the 6-year-old daughter of Adam and Amanda Higginbotham of Lexington, was the winner of the Beaumont Branch, Lexington Public Library’s “Name the Crocodile” contest. There were 86 entries to name the mascot of the library’s reading program. Claire’s suggestion, “Ticky,” won. She received a special note from the library, a stuffed crocodile and a “Lile the Crocodile” storybook collection. She is the granddaughter of Bud and Linda Ireland  and great-granddaughter of Marie Parker, all of Hodgenville.

  • Fundraisers

    SpringHaven concert

  • Birth: Williamson

    Eric and Melissa Williamson of Hodgenville announce the birth of their daughter, Ava Marie Williamson, born at 8:45 a.m. on Dec. 24, 2013. She weighed 9 pounds 6 ounces and was 20 1/2-inches long.

    Ava Marie is the maternal granddaughter of Beverly Veirs and the late Roy Veirs of Hodgenville. She is the paternal granddaughter of Glenn and Karen Williamson of Buffalo.

  • Wedding: DeVore

    Angela Gail Morris and Kenneth W. DeVore were married July 21, 2013, at Hodgenville Christian Church. 

  • Anniversary: Thompson

    Melvin and Doris Dye Thompson celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a dinner held in their honor at Pleasant Ridge Separate Baptist Church Dec. 29, 2013.

    The couple, married Dec. 28, 1963, have two children, Penny Viers and Darryl Thompson.

  • New Haven neighbors fear repeat of ’97 garage fire

    New Haven neighbors of a garage that caught fire and caused part of the city to evacuate nearly 17 years ago are claiming the owner is operating in violation of his previous agreement with the city and is endangering a nearby school.

  • BIRTH: Lyndon Knight Smith

    Austin and Brittany Smith of Sacramento, Calif., are happy to announce the birth of their son, Lyndon Knight Smith.

  • Poinsettia winners

    The LaRue County Public Library held a drawing for poinsettias. Winners are: First – Emma Thompson, second – Stephanie Miller, and third – Angie Hall.

  • Community Calendar

    Rolling Thunder to meet

  • 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 270-358-4311 or e-mail Viola Riggs at viola47@windstream.net.


    Daily events

    The Senior Citizens Center, 112 N. Walters Ave., Hodgenville, offers several activities daily. For more information, call Karen Elliott at 270-358-4235.