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Local News

  • Be a Santa's Helper

    Santa’s Helpers prepare for Santa Run

  • Community play offers Sunday matinee, dinner

     Radio morning drive personality Cale Tharp is finding out he needs the patience of Job in learning his lines for this year’s community play, God’s Favorite.

    In Neil Simon's modern tale loosely based on the Book of Job, Tharp plays the part of Joe Benjamin, a wealthy and respected businessman living with his family in suburban Long Island.

    In the comedy, God and Satan make a bet and God puts his trust in Joe to keep his faith. God's messenger, sent to test Joe's faith, is a wise cracking messenger of God from Queens, Sydney Lipton.

  • KHS artifact used in Spielburg's 'Lincoln'

     A pocket watch that once belonged to Abraham Lincoln and is now in the  Kentucky Historical Society collections is featured in Steven Spielberg’s newest film. “Lincoln” opens nationwide Friday, Nov. 16.

    KHS was contacted in May by Ben Burtt, an Academy Award-winning sound designer working on the film. The sound team was dedicated to incorporating as many historically accurate sounds as possible that Lincoln would have actually heard in his lifetime – including the ticking of his pocket watch.

  • Slick roadway may have contributed to wrecks

     A rain-slicked road likely contributed to a pair of motor vehicle crashes that occurred within minutes of each other on Wednesday, Nov. 7.

    Just after noon, LaRue County’s 911 Center received a call about a single vehicle wreck that occurred in front of the Boyhood Home at Knob Creek in the 7000 block of Bardstown Road.

  • Boil water advisory lifted

     A boil water advisory issued by Hodgenville Water Works was lifted Friday morning.

    The boil water advisory for customers on Polley Avenue, Vaughn Avenue, Kirkpatrick Avenue, Underwood Avenue and Williams Court, was issued about 3 p.m. Nov. 7.

    The advisory was issued due to a waterline break in that area.

    For more information, contact Hodgenville City Hall at 358-3832 or the Hodgenville Water Plant at 358-8717.

  • Boil Water Advisory issued for section of Hodgenville

     A boil water advisory has been issued by Hodgenville Water Works for customers on Polley Avenue, Vaughn Avenue, Kirkpatrick Avenue, Underwood Avenue and Williams Court.

    The advisory was issued due to a waterline break in that area.

    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 the situation has been corrected and test results have shown the water to be of an acceptable quality.

  • Munfordville woman injured in car vs. cow

     A Munfordville woman was injured just after 1:30 a.m. Oct. 27 when the car she was driving struck a cow.

  • Veterans Day Parade and Ceremony is Sunday

     The fourth annual Veterans Day parade and ceremony sponsored by American Legion Post 87 will be Sunday, Nov. 11. The theme is “Freedom is not Free.”

  • Historic home demolished, recycled

     A historic Hodgenville home was demolished Friday, Oct. 19.

  • Man dies after wreck

     A Hodgenville man died Oct. 26, hours after being in a single vehicle crash.

    Edward Jackson Renfrow, 32, was driving a 1997 Honda Acura just after midnight in the 900 block of Howardstown Road when he lost control of the vehicle. The Honda ran off the edge of the roadway and rolled several times.

    Renfrow was ejected from the vehicle, according to LaRue County Deputy Robby Brownfield.

    Renfrow was transported to University Hospital in Louisville by LaRue County EMS. He died later that day.