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Local News

  • Magnolia cemetery fund
  • Central KY Rods and Machines Donation
  • Bringing HOPE to the holidays

     There was a flurry of activity inside the Hodgenville United Methodist Church on Wednesday, December 20 as volunteers filled boxes and bags with food and essentials for the growing line of people waiting outside to receive them. Balancing a box of donated diapers and formula on her hip, organizer Susan Phelps orchestrated her team of helpers to fit everything from turkeys to tissues into the packed fellowship hall that is the HOPE food pantry.

  • Santa Bus Delivers
  • Cooking Corner

    1– 3.4 oz. box instant banana pudding

    1– 20 oz. can crushed pineapple with juice

    1- 8 oz container of Cool Whip

    1 cup mini marshmallows

    ½ cup finely chopped walnuts

    ½ cup mini chocolate chips

    2 ripe bananas, sliced

    1 – 10 oz. jar maraschino cherries, halved

    Directions: Stir together the pudding mix and pineapple until dissolved and thickened. Fold in the Cool Whip. Gently stir in the marshmallows, nuts, chocolate chips, bananas, and cherries.

  • Community News

    Our deepest sympathy goes to the family of Vivian Handley Mills Noe who passed away last Thursday at Hardin Memorial Hospital. The funeral was Monday, December 18 at First Baptist Hodgenville with Reverend Billy Curle and Elder Jerry Wilkinson officiating.

    Carlos Cox is now at HealthSouth Rehab in Elizabethtown. Carrie Lee Dixon is a patient at Sunrise Manor Nursing Home for rehab.

    First Baptist- This Wednesday at 6 p.m. will be choir rehearsal. Sunday morning services will begin at 10:00 a.m.

  • Cattlemen’s Christmas Awards
  • Lions Club Christmas
  • Bingo coming to LaRue

    In 2018, there will be a new game in town. Starting on January 11, LaRue County Parks and Recreation is bringing bingo to Hodgenville to raise money for a new community park project. Organized by the Park and Recreation Board, bingo games will be held weekly on Thursdays at the Park and Recreation building with doors opening open at 6 p.m.

    According to Park and Recreation board member Jason Detre, the idea for a new park originated in October 2016. After months of board meetings and brainstorming, he said fundraising research led them to bingo.

  • Alcohol vote to happen

    Registered voters in the City of Hodgenville are one step closer to being able to go to the polls for a special election next year to determine if alcohol should be sold in the city limits.

    After having a petition circulating around businesses in Hodgenville since August, 2017 to determine if alcohol could be sold in the city limits, the petition has been filed to bring it to the polls in a special election.