Today's News

  • Next block watch organizational meeting is tonight

    A handful of residents attended a block watch organizational meeting April 5.

    But the low attendance didn’t discourage organizers who plan a second meeting Monday, April 26. The meeting, like the first one, will be at 7 p.m. at Hodgenville City Hall.

    Guest speaker Bryce Shumate, media relations officer for Radcliff City Police, said block watches have been successful in reducing vandalism, break-ins and thefts across the country. Crime rates have been lowered as much as 50 percent in communities sporting a “You are being watched” sign.

  • Lady Hawks plan to honor role models at home games

    Do you know anyone that has made a major impact in your life? This person plays an important role in your life as well as the life of others, and is looked to as a hero. The 2010 Lady Hawks Softball Team wants to recognize such people who live in LaRue County.  

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  • Lady Hawks 2-1 on the week

    The Lady Hawks broke John Hardin’s four-game winning streak April 12 with an 8-7 victory at home. The team jumped out to an 8-1 lead and depended on their defense and pitching to notch their seventh victory of the season.

  • Lincoln presenters visit park, downtown

    More than 50 Abraham and Mary Todd Lincoln presenters arrived in Hodgenville Saturday afternoon. They toured the Lincoln Museum, had photos taken in front of the statues on Lincoln Square and enjoyed lunch in the Museum’s community room.

    The Association of Lincoln Presenters took a three-day tour of the area typically considered “Lincoln Land” in Kentucky – Springfield, where the President’s parents married; Hardin County, where the young couple lived for a short time; and Hodgenville, where Lincoln was born.

  • Columnist to speak at fundraiser

    Byron Crawford, retired Courier-Journal columnist who has been described as “Kentucky’s storyteller,” will be the guest speaker at Campbellsville University’s second annual Derby Rose Gala on Monday, April 26, at Winters Dining Hall in the E. Bruce Heilman Student Complex at 411 N. Columbia Ave., Campbellsville.

    The dinner begins at 7 p.m. with a social hour at 5:30 p.m. The Campbellsville University Board of Advancement is planning the scholarship fundraising event. Tickets are $100 per person.

  • Green County All-Comers Meet results


    Boys’ (9 Teams)

     3. LaRue County – 107 points

    Girls’ (9 Teams)

     5. LaRue County – 69 points


    Girls’ 100-Meter Dash, 26 Competitors

     2. Justine Scroggins, 13.38

    13. Shaila Winston, 14.68

    24. Jasmine Bryant, 17.00

    Girls’ 200-Meter Dash, 29 Competitors

     3. Justine Scroggins, 28.45

    15. Shaila Winston, 31.23

    27. Jasmine Bryant, 36.54

  • Glendale woman injured when struck by own car

    A Glendale woman sustained life-threatening injuries when she was run over by her own car April 15.

    Emogene S. Hagan, 79, was seriously injured Thursday morning in the parking lot of Glendale United Methodist Church on Glendale-Hodgenville Road East about 11 a.m., according to Kentucky State Police.

    Investigators believe when Hagan exited the 2003 Saturn passenger car after parking, she inadvertently left the vehicle in gear. When she attempted to re-enter the car, she was struck by its door and knocked underneath the rolling vehicle.

  • 2010 should be great for turkey hunting

    Dogwoods and redbuds are in bloom, crappie are biting and turkeys are gobbling.  April 17 was opening day of spring turkey season and this year promises to be a great one.  During the youth season young hunters bagged more than 1,800 turkeys. 

  • Marion County native dies in Afghanistan

    Sgt. Randolph A. Sigley, 28, a 2000 Marion County High School graduate, died Sunday morning at Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan.

    Sigley was serving in Afghanistan with a Kentucky National Guard Unit based in Richmond, according to his stepfather, Al Hardin of Lebanon.

    He is survived by his mother, Rhonda Hardin.

    According to Sigley’s Facebook page, he was a former U.S. Marine. He was a student at Eastern Kentucky University, where he was pursuing a major in Homeland Security and a minor in environmental health sciences.