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Today's News

  • Centennial Celebration this weekend

    A centennial celebration will be held this weekend for the 100 year anniversary of the Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Park.

    The park will be open this Saturday and Sunday from 8 a.m. to 6:45 p.m. The Lincoln Museum in downtown Hodgenville will be open this Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and this Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Lincoln Boyhood Home at Knob Creek will also be open this Sunday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

  • Former LCHS teacher writes novel

    A former LCHS teacher is hoping her novel shows God’s love and forgiveness as people read her novel.

    Debbie Taylor of Upton is a retired teacher that taught at LaRue County High School from 2004 to 2010. She recently had her first book published by WestBow Press entitled “Hart of Roundstone.”

  • AGstravaganza is next week

    The annual LaRue County Farm Bureau Agstravaganza event is next week at the LaRue County Fairgrounds in Hodgenville.

    AGstravaganza will take place from Monday, July 18 through Saturday, July 23. The event will give visitors the opportunity to experience what farmers do to produce and sell crops or livestock.

    The events begin on Monday with a beef youth show at 5 p.m. followed by a beef open show at 6:30 p.m. On Tuesday, the Boer goat show and open youth goat show both start at 4 p.m.

  • Killed in action to living

    What began as a trip to LaRue County’s courthouse to help her son on a school genealogy assignment turned into an unusual chance discovery for Theresa Banks concerning her grandfather’s Army service in World War I.

    As she was searching through old records in one of the rooms, a yellowed newspaper clipping fell out of one book to the floor. To her amazement, the article that she picked up was about her maternal grandfather Jesse Warren.

  • Camp Invention

    This year at Camp Invention students saw Science, Technology, Engineering and Math brought to life through hands-on activities.

    With 115 Campers, 10 Counselors in training, 11 interns, 5 volunteers and 8 staff, according to Kathy Ross, Camp director, this was the largest Camp Invention in the state of Kentucky.

    Kids explored in four different modules:

    Crickobot where campers got to build their own solar powered cricket and explore physics in teams that build bug sized gymnasiums.

  • Allgood speaks at NARFE meeting
  • Auctioneer’s antiques
  • Senior Calendar - July 20, 2016

    Senior Citizens music

    The LaRue County Senior Citizens Center in Hodgenville has music beginning at 6:30 p.m. every Saturday. Musicians and singers are welcome. For more information call Charles 270-358-4311 or email Viola Riggs at viola47@windstream.net.

    Daily activities

  • Reunion calendar - July 20, 2016

    Elmore Family Reunion

  • Community Calendar - July 20, 2016

    Wellness on Wheels

    Hardin Memorial Hospital’s WOW Wellness on Wheels will be located at Save-A-Lot in Hodgenville from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on July 25 and August 15. The unit will be providing the following preventative wellness screenings: blood pressure, body fat analysis, body mass index & blood glucose-no charge. Anemia screening-$5.00; Cholesterol panel which includes total cholesterol, triglyceride, HDL, LDL and glucose for $20.00; Thyroid Screening- $15.00. No appointment necessary. For more information call 270-234-4406.