Community News

  • Birthday - August 26, 2015
  • Justice and Sayre speak to chamber of commerce

    The monthly luncheon of the LaRue County Chamber of Commerce was held August 19, and featured Bill Justice, Superintendent of the Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Park, and Jim Sayre, a 33 year veteran Lincoln look-a-like. The theme was “Lunch with Lincoln” and the focus was on Volunteerism. The next luncheon will be noon, September 16 in the Community Room in downtown, and the public is invited to attend. For more information contact the Chamber at 270-358-3411.

  • Magnolia Bank earns 5 stars

    Magnolia Bank recently earned BauerFInancial Inc’s highest (5 star) rating for strength and stability. Achievement of the 5-star rating puts Magnolia Bank in an elite category as one of the strongest banks in the nation.

    BauerFInancial, the nation’s premier bank rating firm, has been evaluating and rating banks since 1983. Earning a 5-star Superior rating means Magnolia Bank excels in areas of capital, loan quality, profitability and more. Magnolia Bank has earned Bauer’s recommended rating for the most recent 103 consecutive quarters.

  • Overdose awareness event coming to Hodgenville

    An event for international overdose awareness will be held at 6 p.m. on August 31 in Hodgenville at Creekfront Park at 6 p.m.

    According to event coordinator Vicki Dawley, every year we lose thousands of people from drug overdose. She said some survive but suffer a permanent injury, with devastating impact to their families and friends.

    “Larue County is not immune. You may have seen it, it has happened to people around you,” Dawley said. “Tomorrow, it could happen to someone you love. This is not an invisible issue.”

  • 4-H Calendar - August 26, 2015

    4-H Cooking Club

    The LaRue County 4-H Cooking Club will meet at 3:30 to 5 p.m., August 27, at the LaRue County Extension Office.

    4-H Wranglers Horse Club

    The LaRue County 4-H Wranglers Horse Club will meet at 7:00 p.m. September 1 at the LaRue County Extension Office.

    4-H Shooting Sports Club

  • Outstanding Farm Bureau Youth Contest
  • Squirrel hunting, friends and tradition
  • Reunion calendar - August 19

    Druen, Druin family reunion

    Family reunion will be held for the Druen and Druin family at Noon, Aug 23 at Three Forks Bacon Creek Baptist Church fellowship building in Hammondsville. Pot-luck meal will be served.

    LCHS Class of 2000 15 year Reunion

  • Fun at CreekFront
  • Six LaRue students named Jeff Green scholars

    Six 2015 graduates of LaRue County High School have been named Senator Jeff Green Scholars by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA).

    Local scholars are Brian Anderson, Kaelyn Herrin, Madison Lee, Cody McDowell, Emma Shelton and Victoria Smith.

    To earn this honor, a student must have a 4.0 grade point average each year of high school and at least a 28 composite on the ACT.