Local News

  • National Day of Prayer events scheduled

    Several National Day of Prayer events have been scheduled around LaRue County on Thursday, May 5.

    The first event will be held at 10:30 a.m. this Thursday in the basement of the Hodgenville Civic Center. Guest speakers at the event will be Hodgenville Mayor Kenny DeVore and LaRue County Judge Executive Tommy Turner.

    A brunch will follow the event. Everyone is invited to attend the program of intensive prayer for the United States of America.

  • Free Ice cream and Derby hat event

    Kentucky Derby is just around the corner, but if getting out among crowds of party goers and sipping mint julep isn’t your style, you can still find derby fun close to home.

    What started as a fun move to get more Facebook likes has turned into a fun local event for Sweet Shoppe owner Pat Durham.

  • Police create home safety program

    Citizens in the City of Hodgenville can now feel safe if they have to leave their homes for an extended period of time.

    The Hodgenville Police Department recently started a new program where city police officers will periodically check residences of people that are away from home and will contact those people if anything happens. To be a part of the program, Hodgenville residents must fill out a form that is available at the police department or city hall, which are both located on West High Street in downtown Hodgenville.

  • Kicks for kids

    Students at Hodgenville Elementary School have all received a new pair of shoes last Friday as part of a ministry offered by Freedom’s Way Church in Hodgenville.

    Last year the church gave shoes to students at Abraham Lincoln Elementary School through a program they learned about the Rural Compassion program, a branch of Convoy of Hope, that provides new, name brand shoes to rural schools.

  • Helicopter transfers discussed by fiscal court

    Mike Cottrell, LaRue County Emergency Medical Services Director, discussed with magistrates meeting at the LaRue County Courthouse in Hodgenville Tuesday his disagreement with a recent article in an area paper that focused on the high patient cost of medical helicopter transfers.

    The article, which ran in the News-Enterprise last week, focused on one patient’s $41,000 transport bill for what turned out to be a concussion and bruises.

  • Lost in LaRue - May 4, 2016
  • 2016 State Representative Candidates Q & A

    Terry Mills

    HEALTHCARE – During my career with Social Security Administration, I saw the value of Medicare to our seniors and disabled people. I believe it is a fundamental responsibility as a citizen to care about how our sick people are taken care of.

    I can relate many stories of people coming to me prior to Kynect asking for help. Some who could find insurance but could not afford it, and some who could not get insurance. It is difficult to describe the frustration I felt for these people.

  • 2016 State Senate Candidates Q & A

    Ricky Alvey

  • LaRue County Chamber of Commerce 2016 golf scramble
  • 4-H Calendar - April 27, 2016

    4-H Dog Club

    The 4-H Dog Club will meet at 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 30 at 100 Carter Brothers Road in Hodgenville.

    4-H Cooking Club
    The 4-H Cooking Club will meet from 3:30 to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, May 3 at the LaRue County Extension Office.