Local News

  • Lincoln Days results - Pioneer games and Railsplitting

    Overall First, Massie’s Gang

    Overall Second, Upton Gang

    Overall Third, Dean’s Gang

    Railsplitting Events


    First Place,

    Bill Thomas

    Second Place,

    Jason Nunn

    Third Place,

    Ray Lee Nunn


    First Place,

    Tyler Hornback

    Second Place

    Casey Brooks

    Third Place

    Caleb Eastridge


    First Place

    Samuel Goff

    Second Place


    20 Walkers in 1 Mile Fun Walk

    48 Competitors in 35th annual 5k Railsplitter Run

    Place First Last Age Time (minutes) NOTE

    1 Travis Martin 41 17:41  First Place Men

    2 Brad Willis 15 18:22

    3 Thor Newsome 11 18:25

    4 Kevin Wood 49 18:40  Lincoln Look-Alike

    5 Jacob Cecil 16 18:52

    6 Joseph Lampe 15 19:07

    7 Gabe Lafollette 14 19:39

    8 Roberta Meyer 51 19:41  First Place Women

    9 Greg Thompson 52 20:30

    10 Anastasia Newsome 13 21:38

  • 44th annual Lincoln Days Art Show and Elementary Art Show results


    Melanie Wells, Hodgenville, Ky, digital photograph entitled “Into The Mist”


    First: Joyce Lupresto, Elizabethtown, Ky, pastel entitled “Cutting On—Greenspace at Freeman Lake”

    Second: Wes Kendall, Louisville, Ky, oil entitled “Jack and Jill”

    Honorable Mention: Linda Cundiff, Finley, Ky, pastel entitled “Tulips Galore”

    Honorable Mention: John Clayton, Shelbyville, Ky, an acrylic entitled “Long Run In Autumn”

  • Magnolia breakfast club

    Walk inside Magnolia fire station on any given Monday, Tuesday, or Wednesday morning from six to nine o’clock and you’ll likely see 25 to 30 men sipping coffee, eating a hearty breakfast, and enjoying life.

    “If you want to learn something, just drop in,” offered Jan Druen who with his friend Darrell Riggs and wife Pam prepare and serve breakfast. “You’ll hear everything discussed from hunting and fishing to politics.”

  • Just Jordan Massage Therapy expands

    The LaRue County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony on October 2 to celebrate the new location and expansion of Just Jordan Massage Therapy.

    Jordan Wafford first opened Just Jordan Massage Therapy at 2679 Lincoln Farm Rd. in Hodgenville in 2013. She specializes in Swedish and deep tissue massage, injury and muscle restoration as well as stress relief and relaxation.

  • Lost in LaRue - October 7, 2015

    This trip found me traveling down Hwy 357, I turned down Hawkins Road and took some pictures of the sun coming through the trees and lighting the dew in a field. I stopped and took some pictures of a barn and silos, which from the view of the road, seemed to be growing right out of the soybean field.

  • Jail Log - October 7, 2015

    Bookings at the LaRue County Detention Center from Monday, September 28 to Monday, October 5.

    Patrick Bandy, 25, of Pleasant Shade, TN, was charged with third degree burglary. He was later released from LCDC on bond. Arresting agency was the LaRue County Sheriff’s Department.

  • Hodgenville illusionist to perform at State Theatre

    A local illusionist will perform at the Historic State Theatre in Elizabethtown from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, October 24.

    Aaron Harp, 27, of Hodgenville will bring his Las Vegas style illusion show to the theatre. Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for children 8 and under. To order tickets for the show call 270-234-8258 or order online at www.historicstatetheatre.org.

  • Levee announced as LTWDB member

    The newly formed Lincoln Trail Workforce Development Board held its first meeting in September and LaRue County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Krista Levee was announced as a board member.

    LTWDB is a transition from the Lincoln Trail Workforce Investment Board per the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) of 2014. WIOA aims to streamline membership of workforce development boards and emphasize the role of boards in coordinating workforce programs to meet worker and employer needs.

  • KYTC seeking public input

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is having a public informational meeting on Tuesday, October 27 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the First Baptist Church Christian Fellowship Center in Hodgenville.

    According to a KYTC news release, those who attend the meeting will have the opportunity to discuss potential alternative solutions for a new roadway corridor near KY Hwy 222 between Hodgenville and the I-65/Glendale exit. The meeting will also focus on possible improvements on KY Hwy 84.