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  • Woman injured in wreck on Lincoln Parkway

    A car rear-ending a tractor-trailer left a Hodgenville woman with nonlife-threatening injuries and eastbound lanes of Lincoln Parkway closed for nearly an hour Tuesday morning.

    William Rogers, 63, of Elizabethtown, was eastbound on Lincoln Parkway in Elizabethtown and attempted to make a right-hand turn onto Harvest Drive when his vehicle was rear-ended by a 2012 Ford Fusion, said Officer Jason Morris with Kentucky State Police Commercial Vehicle Enforcement.

    Police responded to the crash at 9:38 a.m.

  • Police warn of latest phone scam

     Police and local financial institutions are warning residents of a phone scam.

    Residents have reported receiving phone calls from scammers saying they are from Fort Knox Federal Credit Union or The Cecilian Bank, according to Kentucky State Police.

    The automated phone call states their bank’s debit card has been canceled. The call later asks the victim to enter their 16 digit card number and personal identification number to resolve the issue with their card. 

  • BOIL WATER ADVISORY LIFTED

     The boil water advisory that affected homes and businesses in Hodgenville was lifted about 2 p.m. Tuesday, according to City Clerk MaDonna Hornback.

    The area included West High Street across to College Street and up to Tanner Road.

  • LaRue ranks 14th in health outcomes

    LaRue County continues to rank as one of the healthiest counties in Kentucky, according to a national study.
    LaRue ranks 14th in health outcomes and 30th in health factors out of the state’s 120 counties, according to data released last week by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute.
    Health outcomes examine issues such as poor or fair health, premature birth and low birth weight, while health factors include smoking, obesity and child poverty.

  • Drug overdose is leading cause of death in state

    Most Kentucky adults don't know that drug overdose is the leading cause of death in the state, but those in the east do.

  • Community egg hunt draws 100

     It has been many years since an Easter egg hunt was held at the LaRue County Fairgrounds.

    Saturday’s event, coordinated by Awesome Events and the LaRue County Fair Board, attracted about 100 people with an egg hunt for children and adults, photos with the Easter bunny and a free lunch.

    “We weren’t expecting this many for our first year,” said Marie Riggs, who owns Awesome Events.

  • BOIL WATER ADVISORY

     A boil water advisory has been issued by Hodgenville Water Works for customers on West High Street to the LaRue County Courthouse; and College Street to Old Sonora Road.

    The advisory was issued due to the water being cut off in that area due to construction.

    Until further notice, boil all water used for drinking and cooking. Bring water to a rolling boil for three minutes before using.

    The advisory will remain in effect until test results have shown the water to be of an acceptable quality.

  • 'Lighten Up' challenge provides weekly support

     Entering the ninth week of a 10-week “Lighten Up LaRue, Biggest Loser Challenge,” participants are finding out that healthful lifestyle changes are more important to general well-being than following a specific diet’s regimen.

  • Volunteer training begins this week at Park

     Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park is holding several volunteer orientation training days for individuals looking to volunteer at the park’s visitor center information desk. 

  • One injured in crash

     Two Kentucky State Troopers looked at a wrecked Oldsmobile on Ky. 84. The driver lost control of the vehicle about 1:30 p.m. Monday, March 18, near the intersection with Barren Run Road. The car went down an embankment and struck a tree. The driver was injured. No other information was available as of presstime.