Today's News

  • Fiscal Court: Water treatment changes

    A representative with Hardin County Water District Number Two told members of LaRue County Fiscal Court that his district has significantly increased its ability to serve LaRue County.

  • A life of full service

    Most people in Hodgenville are familiar with Rock and Rogers Service Station. The little green building sits on the corner of Lincoln Boulevard and Forrest Avenue. It’s been there for a long time, providing full service gas to customers.

    A part of the business’s foundation is moving on, though. Jimmy Rogers, who has owned at least a portion of the business for the last 38 years, retired at the beginning of the year. All told, Rogers worked at the service station for over 40 years.

  • Beekeeping schools abuzz

    Kentucky beekeepers of all ages and skill levels can learn the basics or sharpen their skills at beekeeping schools across the Commonwealth.

  • Chili cookoff a success, Shooting Sports Club to meet

    The 4-H Shooting Sports Club held their annual chili cookoff fundraiser last week. Members and their families enjoyed trying various chili recipes entered in the competition. Three judges selected the best chili. There was a tie for the winning chili between Kim Warren and Jackie Thomas.

  • Calorie counts could be costly to consumers

    In an effort to combat obesity, the Food and Drug Administration issued a new regulation that would require all chain restaurants, theaters, amusement parks and grocery delis to disclose calorie contents of the food they offer to patrons, which could lead to increased prices on food consumed at these establishments.

  • Gozzard named to Dean’s List

    Brent Gozzard of Hodgenville was named to the Dean’s List for the fall 2014 semester at Morehead State University.

    To be named to the Dean’s List a student must have completed at least 12 undergraduate hours and have earned a minimum 3.5 grade point average.

  • Sunrise resident celebrates 105th year

    A Hodgenville woman celebrated a very special birthday earlier this month. Dora Taylor turned 105 years old on Jan. 3.

    Taylor has lived in Sunrise Manor for the past couple of years, according to Quality of Life Director Sally Rineker. She drove until she was 95, and has always maintained a measure of independence.

  • PHOTO: Babes in Christ
  • Sunrise Volunteers

    Sunrise Volunteers gave Christmas gifts to Sunrise residents and daycare clients. In the past, T-shirts were gifted as a way of cheering up the residents. This past Christmas, we gave T-shirts with the writing, “We are Sunrise.” Residents enjoy and wear these shirts all year long.

    In order to fund these and other gifts for residents, we have a fundraiser or two throughout the year. This year we plan to have a few fundraisers and we welcome your support.

  • Ark joins Hodges Auction

    Hodges Auction Company announces the addition of Sally Terry Ark to their auction team. Sally has 15 years of auction experience, specializing in antique glass, collectibles and furniture. She is a graduate of KCTCS and Nashville Auction School.