Local News

  • Family Worship Center moving to Sunrise Manor

    Family Worship Center in Hodgenville recently purchased the former Sunrise Manor nursing home facility on Phillips Lane.

    The Building

    In a small community it is hard to miss change. When Sunrise Manor moved to the new facility in 2011, many wondered what would happen to the old building. Big changes are to come to the building located at 80 Phillips Lane, which was built in 1967. It was a home for thousands of people before it closed in 2011 due to the age of the building.

  • Protect yourself and your family from mosquitoes around your home

    The Lincoln Trail District Health Department advises homeowners to begin preparing now for summer mosquito season by ridding their environments of potential mosquito breeding areas. Mosquitoes are a common insect in Kentucky, particularly in the warmer months. Besides being a nuisance, some mosquitoes are known to carry diseases. You should take steps to protect yourself and your loved ones from potential exposures by reducing possible breeding locations in and around your home.

  • Chamber annual dinner “Cultivating LaRue County”

    This year’s LaRue County Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner will take on a new focus and theme, hosting an agricultural flair.

    “Cultivating LaRue County” is this year’s theme, and will be the backdrop to the event. The Board of Directors is proud to announce the guest keynote speaker will be the Honorary Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner, Ryan Quarles.

  • What is social and emotional development in young children?

    The Governor’s Office of Early Childhood reminds us that academic skills are only part of being kindergarten ready. One area of readiness that can be overshadowed is social and emotional development.

    It is linked with good academic performance in school and is built from the quality of all relationships in a child’s life. As a child grows, relationships with adults, peers and even the child’s own view of himself or herself affects their social and emotional development.

  • Bennett indicted for 13 felony charges

    Curtis Bennett, 33, of Buffalo was recently indicted on 13 felony counts of unlawful transactions with minors as a result of charges against him in Marion County.

    The Marion County Grand Jury indicted Bennett on Monday, May 2 and he was arrested on Wednesday, May 4. Bennett was lodged in the Marion County Detention Center where he was later released on a $5,000 cash bond.

  • Brass Quintet earns distinguished ratings

    The LaRue County High School Quintet performed two sections and earned two distinguished ratings at the KMEA solo/ensemble competition last Saturday at North Hardin High School.

    In January, quintet leader Larry Davis began rehearsals with the members of the quintet with two goals in mind, the first to compete at this year’s Solo/Ensemble Contest and the second to earn distinguished ratings on the two pieces they played for the judge.

    “I am pleased to report we achieved both of those goals,” Davis said.

  • State highway projects finalized for LaRue County

    More than $1,000,000 in funds have been set aside in the state construction plan to improve access from Hodgenville to I-65.

    According to the 2016-2018 Biennial Highway Construction Plan, $2,580,000 will be spent on road projects with the largest project being a reconstruction-rehabilitation and improvement project on KY 222 for $1,000,000.

  • Vehicle accident damages fence
  • Semi-truck causes road closure
  • Single vehicle accident on Bardstown Road