Local News

  • First phase of Creekfront Park playground complete

     A set of swings at Creekfront Park in Hodgenville has seen plenty of action since it was installed last week.

  • '45 Men in 45 Days' sought by Big Brothers

     With more than 250 boys throughout Kentucky and Indiana on a waiting list, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Kentuckiana has launched a “45 Men in 45 Days” campaign to recruit 45 Big Brothers by Nov. 2.

    So far the response has been very positive, according to Kristin Milosevich, community engagement manager for the organization.

    “Last year at this time we had between 30 and 40 men who had expressed an interest to serve as Big Brothers, and this year, we’re over 100,” she said.

  • Woman dies following crash

    A Hodgenville woman died Tuesday, Oct. 16, from injuries sustained in a vehicle crash.

    Misshi Larimore, 34, lost control of the 2004 pickup she was driving just before 9 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 14 on Bardstown Road just outside Hodgenville city limits. The pickup struck a tree on the right side of the roadway.

    LaRue County EMS transported her to University Hospital in Louisville, according to officers. She died at the hospital.

  • PHOTO: Ride to Recovery

    One hundred fifty bicyclists passed through Hodgenville on Oct. 10 for the Ride 2 Recovery Bluegrass Challenge. The event was organized to help bring awareness to the mental and physical rehabilitation programs for our country’s wounded veterans such as the Ride 2 Recovery challenges.

  • Campbellsville man injured in wreck

     A Campbellsville man was injured about 12:45 p.m. Monday in a two-vehicle crash outside Hodgenville.

  • FREE MOVIE NIGHT: Don Knotts in 'The Ghost and Mr. Chicken'

     “The Ghost and Mr. Chicken,” a 1966 film starring Don Knotts will be shown during the next installment of Free Movie Night.

  • Daredevil tot gives exhausted dad a wake-up call

     Meet Madison Brooke.

  • Boyhood Home improvements 'a priority'

     William Justice, the superintendent at Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Park, has a beautiful view from his office. He’s surrounded by towering trees that took root on the same farm where the 16th President drew his first breath.

  • Woman injured in crash

     A Hodgenville woman was injured Sunday when the truck she was driving struck a tree.

    Misshi Larimore, 34, lost control of her 2004 pickup on U.S. 31-E just outside Hodgenville city limits at 8:54 p.m. The pickup left the roadway and struck a tree.

    Larimore was entrapped.

    LaRue County EMS transported her to University Hospital in Louisville, according to Chief Deputy Russell McCoy. Two medical helicopters were requested; however, they were unable to fly due to weather conditions.

  • Car vs. deer: It's the season

     Kentucky drivers entering peak season for deer collisions


    If asked to identify the most dangerous animal in the United States, most people, depending on where they live, would likely point first to a bear, mountain lion, alligator or even a shark. While those all seem like logical choices, statistics from the Insurance Information Institute reveal that the deadliest animal roaming the countryside is actually the white-tailed deer.