Today's News

  • Advance tickets for 'Hairspray' available online

     Hairspray the musical will be presented by Campbellsville University’s theater department at the Hodgenville Civic Center, 200 S. Lincoln Blvd., at 7 p.m. Oct. 26 and 27; and at 3 p.m. Oct. 28.

    The play is set in Baltimore in 1962 when teenagers Tracy Turnblad and her friend Penny Pingleton are watching the Corny Collins show, much to Tracy’s mother Edna’s dismay.

  • Nell Chaudoin shares weight loss journey

     Nell Chaudoin knew something was wrong with her lifestyle in May 2011 when she easily finished four large slices of Dutch caramel apple pie.

    “I was disgusted with myself,” she said, remembering how she felt afterwards.

    It was then the 26-year-old Cox’s Creek native knew she needed to make a permanent lifestyle change, not only for herself, but also for her students.

  • PHOTO: Class of 1972 reunion

  • PHOTO: Four generations of the Brooks family

     The Brooks family posed for a four generation photo. From left, Robert “Bobby” Thomas Brooks, Braden Tyler Brooks, William “Billy” Thomas Brooks, Nicholas Tyler Brooks and Braxton Thomas Brooks.

  • Nationwide honors Christy Girdley

     Christy Girdley has been selected as the October Employee of the Month for Nationwide Uniform.

    Girdley has been employed with Nationwide since May 1993 and is under the supervision of JoAnn Pearman in the trousers department.

    She will receive an award for her dedication and service.

  • Nationwide honors Savina Villanos

     Savina Villanos has been selected as the September Employee of the Month for Nationwide Uniform.

    Villanos has been employed with Nationwide since April 2005 and is under the supervision of Nellie Gaskin in the trousers department.

    She will receive an award for her dedication and service.


     Information compiled from Land of Lincoln Planning and Zoning records

    Charles Whitmer, Greensburg Road, Buffalo, conditional use permit

    Leslie Young, River Road, New Haven, residence, singlewide

    Allard Robbins, Ball Hollow Road, residence, singlewide.

    Stephen Riggs, Plouvier Road, storage, prefabricated

    Esther and Brent Carr, Oak Hill Road, addition, frame

    Jammey Skaggs, Sandridge Road, rezoning, A-1 to R-1A

    Wayne or Anna Dobson, McCubbin Road, Hodgenville, rezoning, A-1 to R-1A

  • COLUMN: Random acts of generosity truly make a difference

    What I’ve come to learn is that random acts of generosity really go a long way.

    Whether it’s holding the door for someone, or simply helping someone carry a heavy couch inside a house, small gestures go a long way in someone’s eyes.

    A few weeks ago, I was having a stressful day, not to mention it was pouring down rain outside.

    I had to attend a meeting for an assignment, and when I got there, I realized I forgot an umbrella.

  • ANNIVERSARY: Harlis and Bessie Lafollette

      Harlis and Bessie Lafollette of Hodgenville celebrated their 57th anniversary on Oct. 7, 2012.

    They have seven children, David Lafollette, Dennis Lafollette, Michael Lafollette, Charlie Lafollette, Wilma Gribble, Wanda Devers and Brenda Ford; and “a lot” of grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

    A dinner at Golden Corral was hosted by their sons and their spouses. 

  • VOLLEYBALL: Lady Hawks lose in district final

      The LaRue County Lady Hawks had the Green County Lady Dragons on the ropes.

    A second-set victory gave the second-seeded Lady Hawks momentum after top-seeded Green County breezed its way through the first game.

    But Kali Hedgespeth wasn’t going to let her team’s dominance of the 18th District end Tuesday night. A sophomore outside hitter, Hedgespeth had 15 kills in the last two sets as Green County knocked off LaRue County, 3-1 (25-14, 24-26, 27-25, 25-16) in the 18th District Volleyball Tournament championship at Caverna.