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  • Heads Up: Hodgenville to be featured in penny documentary

    Cody McDowell was filling his car up with gas at the Lincoln General Store getting ready to drive back to college when a camera crew approached him with questions.

    “I was getting ready to head back to Louisville for school and was wearing a souvenir penny t-shirt we sell here at the store,” McDowell said. “They came up and asked ‘Do you have a minute?’ I said ‘It just so happens my family runs the store here.’ It was 7 p.m. on a Sunday and the birthplace was closed so they did an interview with me.”

  • Boil water advisory issued

    A boil water advisory has been issued by the Hodgenville Water Works for customers on Churchill Avenue, North and South Summit Avenue, Polley Avenue, Harmony Court, Vaughn Avenue, Cox Lane, Hill Street, Henley Hill and the Tanner Road area.

    The advisory was issued due to city water crews replacing a valve on a main water line.

    Until further notice, boil all water used for drinking and cooking. Bring water to a rolling boil for three minutes before using.

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  • Reunion Calendar - October 25, 2017

    Class of 1968 Reunion

     LCHS Class of 1968 will have a planning meeting at 5 p.m. on November 6 at Hardee’s Restaurant in Hodgenville. Please come to help with our reunion. For questions call Lynn (McCubbin) Claycomb 270-268-0075 or Judy (Groves) Greenwell at 502-262-7967.

    Class of 1987 Reunion

  • Chamber Unites

    The holiday season is swiftly approaching! As you make your shopping lists remember to shop local first! We have some amazing businesses in LaRue County that can meet your every need. I encourage you to visit our local businesses before shopping online or outside of LaRue County. You will be pleasantly surprised!

  • Ghost tales of LaRue County

    “The night was so dark that he could only imagine his hand in front of his face when he held it there, except when a sudden flash of lightning momentarily illuminated the area where he stood in front of the long-vacated frame building.

    As he entered the weather-beaten remains of the former funeral home, the door seemed to yield with a reluctant groan to his push instead of squeak as he slowly forced it open, feeling spider webs attack his face like a sticky net thrown over it as he took his first steps into the foreboding room.

  • Marching on to Semi-finals

     The LaRue County Marching Band of Hawks will perform at the KMEA Class AA Semi-Finals this Saturday, October 28 in Elizabethtown, after earning the second highest score (84.25) in the Kentucky Music Educators Class AA West Quarterfinals in Owensboro, KY on Saturday, October 21. They were one of only two bands to earn a Distinguished Rating out of the eleven bands that performed that day.

  • Sunrise Volunteers

       The semiannual volunteer meeting of the Sunrise Volunteer organization was held on October 17, at Sunrise Manor. A meal was prepared by Sunrise Manor and served by Activity Director Sonya Turner and assistant Kathy Cooper.

       Twenty four volunteers were present to hear guest speaker Sheriff Russell McCoy present a program on scams and how to protect yourself.

  • Two arrested in antique robbery

    Two individuals have been charged with second-degree burglary of a Hodgenville home.

    According to LaRue County Sheriff Russell McCoy, the two individuals broke into a residence on Carter Brothers Road on October 7. He said the owner, who was temporarily living in Hardin County at the time, returned to find the house had been broken into. McCoy said the owner reported hundreds of items stolen, including 80 antique quilts; the estimated value of the stolen items is over $20,000.