Local News

  • Band of Hawks to play in honor of Hoggard

    Joseph "Gene" Hoggard, founder of the LaRue County High School Band of Hawks, died Monday evening.

  • New Hope woman dies in crash

     A New Hope woman died Sunday afternoon after a single-vehicle crash in Nelson County.

    Theresa J. Thompson, 43, was driving a 1998 Chevrolet pickup on KY 52 about 1.5 miles east of New Hope when she lost control about 5:15 p.m., according to Kentucky State Trooper John Adams.

    The truck tires dropped off the right shoulder of the roadway and Thompson overcorrected, causing the vehicle to leave the roadway on the westbound side.

  • News of Record - Nov. 21, 2012


  • Sunrise Manor's costume contest offers plenty of shrieks and giggles

     Nellie Brewer’s excitement at being named a Publisher’s Clearing House winner was contagious.

  • Community Thanksgiving Service planned for Nov. 20

     The LaRue County Ministerial Association is holding its annual community Thanksgiving service at South Fork Baptist Church. The program is 7 p.m. Nov. 20.

  • 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.