Today's News

  • School Calendar: March 18, 2015


    School out

    Spring break is April 6-10.


    School board dates

    The LaRue County School Board meets at 7 p.m. April 20 at LaRue County High School.




    The Abraham Lincoln Elementary School site-based decision-making council will meet at 5:30 p.m. on April 13. For more information, call the school at 270-358-4112.


  • PHOTO: Career Day at HES

     Kindergarten students at Hodgenville Elementary School participated in Career day. Front from left, Kanaan Hillard – basketball player, Aiden Biven – sheriff; back, Kayley Knapp – cheerleader, Cooper Wootton – basketball coach, and Prestyn Walls – president.

  • News of Record: March 18, 2015

    The following marriage licenses have been issued in LaRue County.
    Beth Ann Burris, 31, and Jack Allen Nance III, 36, both of Hodgenville
    Amy Lynn Lyons, 36, and Stephen Jeremy Durbin, 35, both of Hodgenville
    Sheena Shannon Brown, 31, and George Scott Stout, 26, both of Hodgenville

    Property Transfers
    The following property transfers are listed as given on deeds at the LaRue County Clerk’s Office in Hodgenville.

  • Erin Boley named Gatorade Player of the Year

    Erin Boley of Hodgenville, a standout player for Elizabethtown High School’s basketball team, was named the Gatorade Kentucky Girls’ Basketball Player of the Year on Thursday, becoming just the third player in the state to win the award in back-to-back seasons.
    “It’s a tremendous honor,” Elizabethtown coach Tim Mudd said Thursday. “We’re really proud of her. All her teammates were happy for her when I told them today. She’s very deserving. She’s a great basketball player because of her work ethic.”

  • Medal of Honor recipient to marry Bristol Palin

    Kentucky Medal of Honor recipient Dakota Meyer announced on social media Saturday that he plans to marry Bristol Palin, daughter of former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, the unsuccessful Republican nominee for vice president in 2008.

    Meyer, a Greensburg native, posted about the engagement on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

    "I'm definitely the luckiest guy ... to be able to spend the rest of my life with Bristol Palin!" Meyer said on his Facebook page.

  • KDA announces poster and essay winners

    KDA Poster and Essay Contest winners honored

     Winners of the Kentucky Department of Agriculture’s annual Poster and Essay Contest received awards at a luncheon March 13 at Locust Trace AgriScience Farm in Lexington.

  • Women still paid less than men

    A report released Thursday by the Institute for Women's Policy Research reveals that in nearly half of all U.S. states, the economic status of women has worsened or remained unchanged in the past decade.

    Kentucky ranks in the bottom third, according to a release from the University of Kentucky.

    If progress continues at the current rate, the average gap between U.S. women's and men's wages will not close until 2058 - but will take about 15 years longer in Kentucky.

  • Lady Panthers knocked out of Sweet-16

    BOWLING GREEN — Elizabethtown’s dream season turned into a nightmare Friday afternoon.

    The Lady Panthers rallied from an eight-point deficit to take a 40-39 lead with 22.1 seconds left on senior center Reauna Cleaver’s old-fashioned three-point play in the Houchens Industries/KHSAA Girls’ Sweet 16 State Tournament.

  • Chorus to present 'Beauty and the Beast Jr.'

     The LaRue County High School and Middle School chorus will present the musical, “Beauty and the Beast Jr.” this weekend.

    Chorus Director Amber Tucker said the cast and crew have been preparing for their debut and are “excited to put on the musical.”

    Dress rehearsals started March 14.

  • BIRTH: Alexandria Alene Reed

     Rev. William Brandon and Olivia Danielle Reed of Hodgenville announce the birth of a daughter, Alexandria Alene Reed.

    Alexandria Alene was born at 8:18 a.m. Feb. 4, 2015, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds 12 ounces and was 19.5 inches long.

    Grandparents are Willie and Lauralene Reed of Hodgenville; and Jeff and Denise Gillenwater of Cecilia.