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  • Christmas through the 20th Century

    Every Christmas season has its own “must-buy” toy.

    This year, the Hatchimals, those eggs that will hatch if given enough love and care, are sending anxious parents and grandparents scurrying to stores to find what may be the last one left.

    Every decade has had its own popular toys and every family has found a way to celebrate

    Christmas, even in the lean times such as the 1930s when parents were too concerned with having enough money to feed their family to give much thought to toys.

  • Library offers Local Artist Spotlight

    A new program at the LaRue County Public Library will offer local artists the opportunity to display their work at the Library and tell their story.

    “Last May we went to the Green County Public Library and really liked how they displayed artwork,” said Dana Jolly, LaRue County Library Director.

    “We came back with the idea to feature local artists, host a reception and display their work much like we do with local authors,” said Judy Greenwell, Librarian and adult program coordinator.

  • Boil water advisory lifted

    The boil water advisory has been lifted for all of Hodgenville.

  • Boil water advisory issued

    The City of Hodgenville has issued a boil water advisory for residents who live on Civils Loop and Hamilton Heights. The advisory was issued because of a fire hydrant replacement.

    All residents who live on these roads are advised to boil all water used for drinking and cooking until further notice.

  • Goodlett indicted

    Former LaRue County High School Principal, Stephen Kyle Goodlett, was indicted by the Hardin County Grand Jury on Thursday, December 15.

    According to Assistant Commonwealth Attorney Teresa Logsdon, Goodlett was indicted on the same counts he was initially charged with when he was arrested on October 13. He was indicted on 60 counts of possession of a matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor and three counts of distribution of a sexual performance by a minor.

  • Dinky Gowen to perform Christmas show in Hodgenville

    LaRue County Illusionist Dinky Gowen will perform at LaRue County Parks and Recreation building on Sunday, December 18 from 3 to 5 p.m.

    The show is Gowen’s 22nd annual Kid’s Day Christmas Spectacular. Gowen said the free event will include a fantastic magic show, fire eating, escapes, door prizes and costume characters including Santa Claus. He said Christmas Spectacular event was started in hopes of bringing the community together for the holidays.

  • Property tax penalty begins Dec. 31

    The deadline for LaRue County residents to pay their 2016 property taxes without a penalty is December 31, 2016.

    According to the LaRue County Sheriff’s Department, property tax payments accepted between now and Saturday, December 31 will be charged the base amount. However, anyone who pays their property taxes after December 31, 2016 and before January 31, 2017, will receive a five percent penalty. Property taxes paid after January 31, 2017, will incur a 21 percent penalty.

  • House fire on Castleman Road
  • LaRue County Rocks: a message of joy

    A Hodgenville woman is hoping to brighten peoples’ day by hiding painted rocks in places around LaRue County for people to find and keep or hide for someone else.

  • Boil water advisory lifted

    The boil water advisory has been lifted for all of Hodgenville.