Local News

  • Thomas to appear on national Christian show

    Gordon Thomas of Hodgenville has been in a lot of TV commercials, musicals and other TV spots since he started his career in 2004, and now he is able to add a national TV show to his list.

    Thomas will make an appearance on the Christian TV show “The Truth Shall Make You Laugh” with Matt Forte as the host. Forte said the Christian show is a combination of comedy and devotion. He said the show includes an opening monologue, magic tricks, a special guest interview and more.

  • First Goodtime Cruisers car show of the season a success
  • The story behind the car

    When Ronnie Johnson of Cecila retired five years ago, he was looking for a new hobby that he and his wife Wanda could do together. The soul searching led them to purchasing a 1972 Dodge Swinger.

    “I was ready to retire and we wanted to find something for us to do together that was good clean fun, so we bought the car and started going to car shows,” Johnson said. “We have been going to shows for five years now throughout the region. There is no rowdiness at car shows, which is what we like.”

  • Cancer survivor dinner held

    The Fifth Annual Relay for Life Survivor Dinner was held this past Tuesday night at First Baptist Church Hodgenville with over 100 people in attendance. The meal which is hosted by the local Relay for Life, has become a popular event as local cancer survivors and their families gather to support one another.

    Janice Hatcher was the newest attending survivor at 11 days and Kathy Baumgardner holds the record with 32 years for the longest survivor. In all, this photo represents 584.2 years of cancer survival with several members who have two and three survival dates.

  • Relay for Life roadblock
  • Freedom Angels are Relay veterans

    To hear Rosetta Lafollette tell her team’s Relay for Life story, you wouldn’t know they had been participating for sixteen years. The group still has the same devotion and commitment that motivated the small group to start a family and co-worker team after visiting the first Relay in the late 1990s. Rosetta, the family matriarch, walked the track the first Relay year and came away ready to start a team and like the Energizer Bunny, they keep on going.

  • Embry to appear in court

    A local who is charged with 100 counts of cruelty to animals is scheduled to appear in LaRue County District Court on Wednesday, April 20.

    Jane Embry, 57, of Magnolia will appear in court for her pretrial conference on Wednesday. She entered a not-guilty plea during her arraignment in December.

  • Field Fire on Ball Hollow Road
  • Jail log - April 20, 2016

    Bookings at the LaRue County Detention Center from Monday, April 11 to Monday, April 18.

    Kyle A. Bowlds, 23, of Hodgenville was charged with operating on a suspended or revoked operators license and failure to use a child restraint in vehicle. He was released from LCDC on bond. Arresting agency was the Hodgenville Police Department.

    Darin M. Douglass, 26, of Hodgenville was chaged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs. He was released from LCDC on bond. Arresting agency was the LaRue County Sheriff’s Department.

  • Boil water advisory issued

    The City of Hodgenville issued a boil water advisory for residents in several city neighborhoods.

    Those affected are residents who live on Polley Avenue, Kirkpatrick Avenue, Vaughn Avenue, Underwood Avenue, Williams Avenue, Rose Circle and Harmony Court.

    City crews will be repairing fire hydrants on Kirkpatrick Avenue and Polley Avenue. The repairs will cause periodic interruption in water service from April 21-22. If you experience interruption in your service you are advised to boil your water until further notice.