Community News

  • State Fair Faces
  • Drug overdose awareness event scheduled

    The Hodgenville Police Department will have their third annual Overdose Awareness Program at Hodgenville City Hall at 8 p.m. on Thursday, August 31.

    HPD Sergeant James Richardson said that speakers from their police department will discuss current drug trends as well as things to look for if you suspect a family member or friend is abusing drugs. He said they will also have speakers from Communicare and Step Works to discuss what services they have to offer those in need in LaRue County.

  • Eclipse Effect
  • Bivens winner of contest
  • Georgetown News - August 23, 2017

    This past Sunday was the 69th Usher Day at First Baptist Elizabethtown. The guest morning speaker was Reverend Harold Craig, Jr., Pastor of Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church in Radcliff. First Baptist Hodgenville and Morning Star Ushers were in attendance. This Thursday at 6 p.m. will be choir rehearsal at First Baptist.

    Thought for Today: Faith is not the belief that God will do what you want. It is the belief that God will do what is right.

  • Hodgenville news - August 23, 2017

    Thought for the day: Friendship adds a brighter radiance to prosperity and lightens the burden of adversity by dividing and sharing it.

    2017 Kentucky State Fair is in full swing. On Monday, August 21, cousin Rosetta LaFollette and I worked the LaRue County Chamber of Commerce Booth. I love doing this and it was my third year I think.

    Thinking of you wishes go out to Harlis and Bessie LaFollette, Helen Duncan, Donald Atteberry, William Wilkerson, Delmes Johnson, Tim Speakman, Karen Nichols, Tommy Wright, Autumn Joiner-Smith and Quinn and Chevy Carroll.

  • When a lifejacket is not really a lifejacket

    Year after year, conservation officers in Kentucky go to work in the woods and on the waters of the Commonwealth, in an effort to protect not only the natural resources, but also its citizens.

    Throughout the summer while the troopers, deputies, and city police patrol our streets and interstates, conservation officers assume their mantle as Kentucky’s primary law enforcement agency on the water. Recreational boating may be a fun and exciting way to spend a day or weekend, but let’s not forget that across the nation boaters are tragically killed every year.

  • 4-H Calendar - August 23, 2017

    4-H Cooking Club

    The 4-H Cooking Club will meet from 2:30 to 5 p.m. on Friday, August 25 at the LaRue County Extension Office.

    Canoe and Kayak Club

    The Canoe and Kayak Club is holding a Water Safety Day from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, August 26 at Salem Lake in Hodgenville.  Brandon Boone from the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife will also be presenting.

  • 4-H Issues Conference gives youth a voice in their community

    4-H is a community of young people across America that learns leadership, citizenship and life skills. Since 1989, Kentucky 4-H has given its senior members an opportunity to attend the four-day Issues Conference to develop such skills.

  • Calendars - August 23, 2017

    Community calendar


    Open Sew Day

    Open Sew Day is held monthly at the Extension Office at 807 Old Elizabethtown Road in Hodgenville. The day is held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the 4th Monday of each month. Volunteers in the Nifty Needles group work on different service projects year round. The event is open to everyone; if you don’t sew, you will be given other tasks to do. The day is led by Master Clothing Volunteer, Rosa Smith. For more information call 270-358-3401.

    Probiotics Class