Today's News

  • Zombie Walk a success

    The first Zombie Walk in New Haven was met with fanfare and fun as 50 people showed up to walk the streets of New Haven dressed as zombies and zombie hunters on Saturday, October 15.

  • Dedicating their lives to education

    A Hodgenville couple spent the majority of their lives collecting antiques and part of the proceeds from their estate sale will go toward a scholarship fund for graduating LaRue County High School students.

    The estate sale for Harold and Cynthia Carter will take place at their residence this Saturday, October 22, at 215 Orchard Drive in Hodgenville. The auction will feature a wide variety of antiques including granite ware, lamps, furniture, glassware and more.

  • School board addresses Goodlett arrest

    The monthly regular meeting of the LaRue County School Board had an unexpected item to address following the arrest of a principal at one of their schools.

    School Board Chairperson Joanna Hinton addressed the arrest of LaRue County High School Principal Kyle Goodlett, who was arrested last Thursday on more than 60 child pornography charges. Hinton said they do not have all the facts as it’s a Kentucky State Police investigation and the school district does not have access to the details of the investigation.

  • Lasting impact of the Cold War

    This year marks the 25th anniversary of the end of the Cold War, in December 1991 the Soviet Union dissolved and restructured into its current parliamentary democracy. The Cold War was, for many, a time of uncertainty and fear but it was also a time for making great strides in technology and emergency management.

  • Hurricane affects local family

    The magical getaway to Disney World for one LaRue County family was interrupted by Hurricane Matthew last Friday.

    Patty McDowell Holbert of Buffalo said her family of ten adults and four children had spent last week at Disney World in Orlando, Florida on vacation. The vacation was interrupted by Hurricane Matthew as it slammed the east coast of Florida last Friday, which resulted in the park closing on Thursday afternoon and all day Friday before opening back up on Saturday.

  • Faith means everything in the fight

    When it comes to fighting breast cancer, one decade long survivor said a strong faith and support system means everything to those fighting the disease.

    Kaye Curle of Hodgenville was diagnosed with breast cancer in February 2002 after a lump was found on one of her breasts during an annual mammogram.

  • Man arrested for meth trafficking

    A Hodgenville man was arrested for meth and marijuana trafficking last Thursday, October 6 after being pulled over by police for speeding.

    Dakota R. Taylor, 20, of Hodgenville was pulled over for speeding 24 mph over the speed limit. According to LaRue County Sheriff’s Deputy, Nick Pruitt, Taylor was observed traveling 79 mph in a 55 mph zone and was not wearing a seatbelt.

  • Helping others cope with Alzheimer's

    A LaRue County author who has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s is helping others cope with the disease through his writing.

    Paul Hornback of Hodgenville had a book signing last Thursday at the LaRue County Public Library for his recently published book “God Still Remembers Me: Devotions for facing Alzheimer’s Disease with Faith.” The book is the second edition to the first book he wrote with the same title in 2013.

  • Short agenda at city meetings

    It was a light agenda for both the Red Hill Cemetery Commission and Hodgenville City Council meetings on Monday.

    The Red Hill Cemetery Commission, which is made up of the Hodgenville City Council, met first at city hall. No action was taken during the meeting except for the approval of the July meeting minutes.

  • Parents arrested, endangering minors

    Two Hodgenville parents were arrested for endangering the welfare of a minor on Monday, October 3 after police discovered five children in a home with inhumane conditions.

    According to the Hodgenville Police Department, Christopher Adkins, 39, and Christy Jordan, 40, were arrested after officers discovered five children living at the home in conditions that their arrest citations stated “were not fit for anyone to live in.”