Local News

  • Single vehicle accident on Tanner Road
  • Jail Log - March 30, 2016

    Bookings at the LaRue County Detention Center from Monday, March 21 to Monday, March 28

    Jessica Rene Benningfield, 35, Hodgenville was charged with fourth degree assault, second degree hindering prosecution or apprehension, menacing and second degree disorderly conduct. She remains lodged in the LaRue County Detention Center on bond.

  • LaRue Co. Conservation District Awards

    The annual LaRue County Conservation District Award Banquet was held on March 3 to recognize the winning students and teachers of the LaRue County Conservation Writing and Jim Claypool Art Contest. The LaRue County Conservation District would like to thank their following sponsors in the community who participated in the recognition banquet: Magnolia Bank, McDowell Farm Machinery, Southern States, Crop Production Services and Lincoln National Bank. Crop Production Services, Southern States, Magnolia Bank, David Shelton and Maureen Shelton provided doorprizes for the attending crowd.

  • Free admission for residents of LaRue

    Lincoln Museum offers free admission to

    LaRue Co. Residents during spring break

    The Lincoln Museum will celebrate its 27th anniversary on April 1 by offering free admission to the museum to LaRue County residents from Friday, April 1 to Sunday, April 10.

  • Farm Credit Mid-America opens new office

    The LaRue County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting March 25, 2016 for Farm Credit Mid-America in celebration of their new location on 501 Ring Road in Elizabethtown.

    Farm Credit Mid-America is a financial services cooperative that serves the credit needs of farmers and rural residents across Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee. Jade Sadler, account specialist at the Elizabethtown branch, said their branch has been serving Elizabethtown and the surrounding areas for more than 20 years.

  • EggHuntin’ 5K a success

    The cold wind on Saturday, March 19 did not stop 73 runners and walkers that participated in the second annual Relay for Life 5K. Renamed the EggHuntin’ 5K, the race was held at First Baptist Church in Hodgenville in conjunction with the church’s annual egg hunt.

    The run, headed by Kayla Shoemaker, continues to grow and plans are now underway for the event next year. 100 percent of the money raised from the event goes to LaRue County Relay for Life, which is scheduled for Saturday, June 4 on the square in downtown Hodgenville.

  • Cancer Survivor Dinner

    As part of the upcoming Relay for Life in June, the LaRue County Relay for Life Leadership Team is busily preparing for their Fifth Annual Cancer Survivor Dinner which will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 12 at First Baptist Church Hodgenville gym.

    Kathy Ross, Relay for Life Survivor Chair, said the event continues to grow each year.

  • Glen Rice concert is April 15

    The Glen Rice, Family and Friends musical concert series will perform at the Hardin County Schools Performing Arts Center in Elizabethtown at 7 p.m. on April 15.

    The show will feature Glen Rice and several other musicians including Kelly Casey, Clinton Spaulding, Amy Downs, Josh McMillen, Camille Turner, Amanda Hightower, Sarah Edwards, Jeremy Nalley, Glen Williams, Jon Spratt, Lou Bingham, Larry Denham and Ron Browning.

    Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. A portion of the proceeds will go to charitable causes.

  • Once a Hawk, always a Hawk

    A fundraiser for Projection Graduation is going on now. T-shirt and Sweatshirt orders are being accepted until April 6. The items proudly display the wording ‘Once a Hawk, Always a Hawk’.

  • Hosparus honors LaRue couple

    Hosparus Central Kentucky recently honored a LaRue County patient and her husband who is a World War II veteran.

    Hosparus patient Ruby Perkins, 91, of Hodgenville received a care blanket from the organization. Hosparus Volunteer Manager Annette Jones said their Care Blanket Program is a program where handmade blankets are made by volunteers and given to each patient as a gift.