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Today's News

  • Don't let the quietness fool you

    By State Representative Terry Mills

    The halls of the Capitol may be relatively quiet when July arrives, but that doesn’t detract from the month’s importance when it comes to running state government.  It marks the start of another fiscal year and, in even-numbered years, is when most new state laws take effect.

  • Forget the driveless car, a driveless tractor may be in your future

    You might think that the concept of the Driverless Car began with Google. Actually, we can trace the idea back to as early as 1935 where the idea first appeared in the pages of works of Science Fiction. By 1939 the idea of smart, or automated, highways were seen in early plans from GE and others. But, of course, in the early 1930’s, computers to power these magic devices were also things of Science Fiction, so we would have to wait another 75 years for scientists and Google to come along and make an idea a reality.

  • Steaming – a healthy way to cook your veggies

    Steaming is a healthy way to cook - no added fat required, zero potential carcinogens from charring, and minimal loss of nutrients. You can add flavors in the steaming liquid or by lining the steamer with fragrant additions such as using your favorite fresh or dried herbs for extra flavor.

  • Talley sworn in to HPD
  • ANNIVERSARY: Benningfields Celebrate 50 years

    Wendell and Frieda (Thompson) Benningfield of Magnolia were married in Hodgenville, KY on July 9,1966.

    The couple has 4 children: Tim (Cathy) Benningfield of Shepherdsville, Ruth (Billy) Middleton of Magnolia, Mark (Nikki) Benningfield of Elizabethtown, and the late Robert Wesley Benningfield. They have 6 grandchildren- Courtney, Leah, Luke, Eli, Jaiden, and Logan.

    A celebration will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.,eastern time, on Saturday, July 16 at LaRue County Senior Citizens Center in Hodgenville.  Family and friends are welcome. No gifts please! 

  • WEDDING: Hughes - Gray

    Cole Hughes of Hodgenville and Jada Gray of Glendale will be united in marriage at 5 p.m. on July 16 at Glendale Christian Church.

    Hughes is the son of Eric and Angela Hughes and Gray is the daughter of Amanda Boone. DeWayne Gibson will be officiating the wedding.

    The best man will be Caleb Canter and the groomsmen Matthew Hornback, Ryan Abell, Wesley Kessinger, Chris Crowe, Andrew Kerr, and Kyle Weiner. The co-maids of honor will be Alii Sallee and Courtney Helton and the bridesmaids Jessalyn Stivers, Olivia Allen, Emily Crowe, Jillian Hughes, and Haley Holt.

  • Hodgenville City Council discusses current interlocal agreements

    The current interlocal agreements between the City of Hodgenville and LaRue County government was the main topic of discussion at the monthly Hodgenville Council meeting on Monday, July 11.

    Hodgenville Mayor Kenny DeVore said that City Attorney Catherine Ford Claycomb has drafted a letter to LaRue County Judge Executive Tommy Turner and the LaRue County Fiscal Court asking them to provide copies of all the agreements that are in existence between LaRue County and the City of Hodgenville.

  • Community news - July 13, 2016

    Rex Thompson returned home from Hardin Memorial Hospital last Saturday. The Embree Family Reunion was held during the Fourth of July weekend.

    First Baptist- This Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. will be Bible Study. On Sunday, July 24, Reverend Wilkinson and First Baptist Hodgenville will be the guest at First Baptist Church in Springfield for their annual homecoming. On Sunday, July 31, First Baptist will fellowship with Lane Lincoln.

  • Hodgenville News - July 13, 2016

    Thought for the week: TO BE HAPPY YOU MUST: Let go of what’s gone. Be grateful for what remains. Look forward to what is coming next.

    Congratulations to Cheyenne Baird and Ryan Montgomery on birth of son Bentley Scott on July 7. Proud grandparents are Robin and Sandra Baird. On July 2, we attended birthday party for great niece Addalynn Grace who celebrated her 2nd birthday at Freeman Lake Park. On July 4, we attended the Community Potluck and fireworks at Sportsman Lake.

  • Lost in LaRue - July 13, 2016