.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

Today's News

  • Mackenzie Harbin awarded Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship

    Mackenzie Harbin, the granddaughter of Marjorie Harbin of Hodgenville, has been awarded a Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship to help pay for her college education. This scholarship award is $1,500 a year.

    Harbin, a 2009 graduate of Western Hills High School, will attend Furman University to major in biology.

    She is one of only 84 seniors in the state this year to receive a Byrd Scholarship, a federally funded program administered by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority.

    Harbin is the daughter of Gary and Karen Harbin of Frankfort.

  • CU holds Hodgenville Kids College

    Molten lava flowed as dinosaurs walked the earth in Hodgenville last week.

    This was the scene at Campbellsville University’s first Kids College July 20-23 at Hodgenville’s City Hall.

    Fourteen students in grades 3-8 spent four half days in two of the following classes: Can you build it?, No Boys Allowed, No Girls Allowed, Mad Scientist and American Girl Fun.

  • Warm Blessings renovates building

    Volunteers for Warm Blessings soup kitchen continue with renovation at the former Party Plus store, 609 E. Dixie Ave., Elizabethtown.

    “The process has been slow but now that the first phase of plumbing has been completed, concrete set, and stud walls up, work is moving forward at a fast pace,” board chairwoman Linda Funk said.

    Electrician Brad Langford has begun the process of removing old wiring from the 50-year-old building, which has been used for a variety of businesses.

  • Murphy named to U of L Dean’s List

    Joshua A. Murphy, a 2003 graduate of LaRue County High School, was named to the Dean’s List at the University of Louisville for the spring semester. He is majoring in anthropology.

    Students who have been named to the Dean’s List have achieved a grade point average of 3.5 to 3.9.

  • Murphy named to U of L Dean’s List

    Joshua A. Murphy, a 2003 graduate of LaRue County High School, was named to the Dean’s List at the University of Louisville for the spring semester. He is majoring in anthropology.

    Students who have been named to the Dean’s List have achieved a grade point average of 3.5 to 3.9.

  • Meeting about Historical District set for Thursday

    The expanded historic district for Hodgenville is moving toward the end of the process. This includes properties just outside the area where buildings have already received National Register designation. The portions of streets included are roughly Walters Avenue, Main Street, Lincoln Boulevard, Water Street and Greensburg Street.

    Owners of properties being considered at this time should have received letters from the Kentucky Heritage Council. They are invited to come to a meeting to learn more about the National Register process. The meeting is open to the public as well.

  • Meeting about Historical District set for Thursday

    The expanded historic district for Hodgenville is moving toward the end of the process. This includes properties just outside the area where buildings have already received National Register designation. The portions of streets included are roughly Walters Avenue, Main Street, Lincoln Boulevard, Water Street and Greensburg Street.

    Owners of properties being considered at this time should have received letters from the Kentucky Heritage Council. They are invited to come to a meeting to learn more about the National Register process. The meeting is open to the public as well.

  • Meeting about Historical District set for Thursday

    The expanded historic district for Hodgenville is moving toward the end of the process. This includes properties just outside the area where buildings have already received National Register designation. The portions of streets included are roughly Walters Avenue, Main Street, Lincoln Boulevard, Water Street and Greensburg Street.

    Owners of properties being considered at this time should have received letters from the Kentucky Heritage Council. They are invited to come to a meeting to learn more about the National Register process. The meeting is open to the public as well.

  • Guthrie talks issues today in Hodgenville

    U.S. Rep. Brett Guthrie is holding a series of legislative update sessions around the 2nd Congressional District. He plans to stop Wednesday morning in Hodgenville.

    Guthrie's office says the Bowling Green Republican will update local leaders, elected officials and constituents about the latest activity in Washington. Health care legislation is among the topics to be covered.

    The public is invited to attend the local gathering which is set for 8 a.m. Wednesday at Paula's Hot Biscuit on West Water Street in Hodgenville.

  • $130,000 awarded to local beef producers

    The Kentucky Agricultural Development Board approved $4,463,420 in 28 agricultural diversification projects across the state.

    The LaRue County Beef Cattle Association Inc. was awarded $130,000.

    Extension agent David Harrison said the beef producers will act as the administrator for the funds. Individuals and groups can apply for funds in 11 different areas. An informational meeting will be held later this year.