Local News

  • Bluegrass Rendezvous bike ride goes through LaRue

    An annual bicycle ride for wounded, injured and ill soldiers came through LaRue County enroute to Fort Campbell.

    The third annual Bluegrass Rendezvous started in Fort Knox on the morning of Thursday, September 17 and ended on Friday, September 18 at Fort Campbell. Approximately 50 veterans and active military members from the Fort Knox and Fort Campbell warrior translation battalions rode in the two day event.

  • Additions to Lincoln Days


    Puppet Show returns to Lincoln Days.

    Lincoln Days is pleased to announce that a crowd-pleasing favorite activity is returning to the festival.

    HPC Kidz Church Ministry will be presenting a puppet show at CreekFront Park, October 3 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Performances will be on the half-hour. Come ready for a good Ole’ Western Roundup. HPC Pastor David Webb and Kidz Church Directors, Bro. Don and Debbie Woolett invite everyone to visit their booth for a family-friendly show.

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  • Jail Log - September 23, 2015

    Bookings at the LaRue County Detention Center from Monday, September 14 to Monday, September 21.

    Pamela M. Bennett, 42, of Buffalo was arrested on a bench warrant. She remains lodged in LCDC on bond. Arresting agency was the Hodgenville Police Department.

    Derrick Bowen, 30, of Hodgenville was arrested on a bench warrant. He remains lodged in LCDC on bond. Arresting agency was the LaRue County Sheriff’s Department.

  • Upton council approves construction of park sidewalks

    The City of Upton agreed to pave their walking trail during their monthly council meeting on Tuesday, September 15.

    The council approved a quote of $19,400 from Priddy Concrete to pave the existing walking trail at the city park on College Street next to the community center. Councilmember Amanda Beumel Patterson said the existing dirt trail had been “washed out” and had deep ruts in it, which was dangerous to people walking on the trail.

  • Local WWII vet to participate in Honor Flight

    WWII veteran Edwin Pickerell, 95 of Hodgenville is among the war veterans who will travel to Washington, D.C. on Saturday, September 26 as part of this year’s Honor Flight. He will be among the largest contingent of Bluegrass State veterans ever to make the one-day tour of war and military memorials erected in their honor in the nation’s capital. The WWII veteran will represent Nolin RECC, which is sponsoring his all-expense paid trip.

  • Tour De LaRue a success
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  • LaRue GOP Lincoln Dinner this weekend

    The LaRue County Republican Party will have their Lincoln Dinner and candidate “meet n’ greet” on Saturday, September 26 at Decades Restaurant in Magnolia.

    The meet and greet will begin at 6:30 p.m. and the buffet meal will be served at approximately 7 p.m. The cost is $25 per person, $40 for two people and children under 12 are $15 each.

  • A psalm of life in Magnolia Remembering a friend

    American poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow in “A Psalm of Life” wrote of footprints on the sands of time that each person leaves behind.

    The poet urged each of us to live our lives fully so that anyone following in our footsteps will be heartened. Janice Bowen, who died suddenly August 29 at age 76, was, according to the many people who knew her, such a person.

  • Getting ready for Lincoln Days