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  • 'Light Up Hodgenville' CANCELED

     A series of cancellations, combined with wintry weather, has postponed Santa's visit to Hodgenville.

    All events connected with Light Up Hodgenville are canceled for tonight, according to City Clerk MaDonna Hornback.

    Santa will visit with children at City Hall next weekend: 6 p.m. Dec. 14.

  • E'town man injured in wreck

    An Elizabethtown man was airlifted Wednesday morning to a Louisville hospital after police said he attempted a U-Turn on the Blue Grass Parkway while crossing into the path of a tractor trailer.

  • Big wheelers raise $1,084 for ACS

    A group of free wheelin’ individuals raised more than $1,000 Saturday for the American Cancer Society.

  • Santa arrives Saturday

    Hodgenville celebrates Christmas Saturday beginning with a holiday home tour and ending with a visit by Santa.

  • Bluegrass Pipeline gains more ground

    Boardwalk Pipeline Partners and Williams, the companies that propose to build a natural gas liquids pipeline across Kentucky, have obtained additional easements from local landowners.

  • Meth found in Upton

     Two people have been charged with manufacturing methamphetamine at an Upton residence.

  • E'town man injured in wreck

    An Elizabethtown man was airlifted Wednesday morning to a Louisville hospital after police said he attempted a U-Turn on the Blue Grass Parkway while crossing into the path of a tractor trailer.

    Charles L. Dever, 60, of Elizabethtown, was parked on the shoulder facing eastbound at the 1-mile marker of the parkway in his 2004 Chevrolet pickup truck when witnesses told police he merged into the slow lane.

  • TRAFFIC BACKED UP ON I-65

       Interstate 65 Northbound is closed near Mile Point 75 due to a semi crash.  One southbound lane is blocked, as well.
     
    The scene is estimated to take 4 hours to clear.  Updates will be sent as time estimates to get a lane open are solidified.
     
    Traffic volume on the interstate is heavy.  Northbound motorists traveling through between Bowling Green and Elizabethtown are urged to use the William Natcher Parkway north to the Western Kentucky Parkway east and rejoin I65 in Elizabethtown.
     

  • Family Worship Center buys Sunrise Manor

    The old Sunrise Manor Nursing Home, which sat vacant for two years, is being repurposed.
    The rooms that once housed the aging or infirm will be turned into Sunday school rooms and office space.
    Family Worship Center of Hodgenville purchased the 46-year-old building at absolute auction Saturday, Nov. 16, for $181,000.
    Members of the church hugged each other after auctioneer Gary Reynolds said, “sold.”

  • Skaggs enters Distinguished Young Woman program

    For the first time in several years, LaRue County has a participant in the Distinguished Young Women scholarship program, formerly called Junior Miss.
    Brigitte Skaggs, daughter of Mike and Denise Skaggs of Hodgenville, will represent LaRue County in the state program in January at the University of Kentucky’s Singletary Center.
    Skaggs competed as an at-large entrant (for those counties without programs) in September at Campbellsville University.