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Today's News

  • Seward named Employee of the Month

    Mary Seward has been selected as the April Employee of the Month for Nationwide Uniform.

    She has been employed with Nationwide since November 1977 and is under the supervision of JoAnn Pearman in the trouser department.

    She will receive an award for her dedication and service.

  • City council to consider removing mayor

    Hodgenville City Council will consider removing Mayor Terry Cruse from office after a public hearing on Monday.
    According to the city council's agenda, which was released Thursday, the council's mayor, Michelle Sparks, will present a report on "violations of the law, ordinances and policy" by the mayor.

    The council will meet at 7 p.m. at City Hall.

  • Millicent Ronkainen earns WKU scholarship

     Millicent Ronkainen of Hodgenville has received a 1906 Founders Scholarship to attend Western Kentucky University Honors College.

    Ronkainen, whose parents are Jim and Diane Ronkainen, is a homeschooled senior and plans to major in biology.

  • PHOTO: Rotary donation

     The Hodgenville Rotary Club donated $250 to Project Graduation. From left, Project Graduation chairperson Karen Adkins, LaRue County High School seniors Tyler Howell and Thomas Harman and Rotarian Katie McDowell

  • LaRue businesses contribute to United Way

     United Way of Central Kentucky wrapped up its annual campaign with its third consecutive year of record fundraising thanks to the generous support of local individuals and businesses. UWCK’s five-county region of Hardin, Breckinridge, Grayson, LaRue and Meade raised $1,256,868.78, representing a more than 6 percent increase over last year’s total.

  • COLUMN: Easter has many meanings for us

     On Easter we celebrate Jesus’ resurrection as a historical fact. There are at least 15 historical records in the scriptures showing Jesus touching people, eating with people, and talking with people after his resurrection. Five hundred people saw him at one time.

  • Ronkainen earns scholarship to WKU

     Millicent Ronkainen of Hodgenville has received a 1906 Founders Scholarship to attend Western Kentucky University Honors College.

    Ronkainen, whose parents are Jim and Diane Ronkainen, is a homeschooled senior and plans to major in biology.

  • LaRue County High School Honor Roll

    LaRue County High School Honor Roll

    Third nine weeks

    All A’s

  • ENGAGEMENT: Sullivan - Gomez

     Mr. and Mrs. L.J. Sullivan of Rockfield announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Sarah Michelle Sullivan, to Richard David Gomez, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ricardo Gomez of Hodgenville.

    The bride-to-be attended Warren Central High School and is a 2012 graduate of Campbellsville University. She will graduate in spring 2015 from CU with a master's of art degree in social science in history and sociology.

  • CORN: Five keys for high yielding corn

     There are five keys to high corn yields: 1) good genetics, 2) maximize days suitable for growing, 3) achieve 90 to 95 percent light interception at or close to silking, 4) adequate nutrients to complete plant growth and seed fill, and 5) adequate water and air to complete plant growth and seed fill.

    By optimizing all of these five keys, the odds for producing high corn yields are much improved.