Today's News

  • PHOTO: Four generations of Devers

     Four generations of the Dever family are pictured. Front from left, Harley Dever, Ramona Dever; back, Billy Dever and Chuck Dever.

  • Zachary Lee wins Gerald T. McCubbin scholarship

     Zachary Lee of Hodgenville, a recent LaRue County High School graduate, has been awarded the Gerald T. McCubbin Memorial Scholarship sponsored by Magnolia Bank.

    The $500 scholarship is awarded based on school and community activities, academics, scholastic honors, achievements and an essay addressing how their education will benefit humanity.

    Lee plans to pursue a degree in electrical engineering at Liberty University. He is the son of Marty and Teresa Lee.

  • Helen Clark celebrates 100th birthday

     Helen Clark of Hodgenville will celebrate her 100th birthday, noon to 3 p.m., June 16, 2012, at The Lincoln Museum Community Room on Lincoln Square.

    She is the wife of the late Paul Clark. They have five children, Geneva Viers, Doris Jones, Betty Allen and Leroy Clark, all of Hodgenville, and Zelma Potts of Woodlawn, Tenn.; 13 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; and 25 great-great-grandchildren.

    All friends and relatives are invited to the celebration. No gifts requested.

  • James Crosswhite awarded Memorial Scholarship

     James Crosswhite, a recent graduate of LaRue County High School, is the winner of the LCHS Class of 1968 Memorial Scholarship.

    James, the son of Lester and Melissa Crosswhite, will attend the University of Louisville this fall where he plans to major in engineering.

    The $500 scholarship has been awarded for the past four years and was established by the Class of 1968 in memory of their deceased classmates.

  • PHOTO: Buffalo cheerleaders, 1952

     The Buffalo High School cheerleaders of 1952 will celebrate their 60th reunion on June 23. They are, from left, Yvonne R. Nallia, Imogene B. Dedman, Bonnie R. Hibbs, Della C. Thomas and Nola S. Petterson.

  • HES students travel to Washington DC as part of Junior National Scholar Program

    Four Hodgenville Elementary School students traveled Friday to Washington D.C. to participate in the Junior National Young Leaders Conference.

    Emma Bell, Trey Ireland, Logan Rock and Kylee Thurman are spending about a week in the D.C. area, visiting museums and memorials, attending seminars with speakers like Newt Gingrich, Ralph Nader and former vice president, Al Gore.

  • COLUMN: Notes from Groundhog Hill

    by Steve LaRue

    Garden of Envy.

    On my way to Groundhog Hill each morning, I pass beautiful fields of green corn, recently set tobacco and purple cornflowers growing wild alongside the road. By the time I reach my experimental garden, I feel happy and eager to see what’s changed in a day’s time. All that’s missing is a bluebird on my shoulder. Not a bad way to start one’s day.

  • PHOTO: Hawks track team

    Members of the Hawks Track and Field Team are front from left, Dalton Lawson, Raymundo Perez, Justin Davis, Austin Parrish; back, Coach Drew Simpson, Trevor Wallace, Jackson Venegas, Larry Mullins, Cody Thompson, Adam Sandidge and Randy Young.

  • ON EDUCATING LARUE: Even Start program ends

    After 15 years of serving families in LaRue County, the Even Start program is in its final two months of operation.

    Even Start is a four-component program that has offered adult education, early childhood education, parenting and parent-and-child together time to over 300 families since its inception in 1997.

  • 5TH REGION BASEBALL: Hawks fall 4-2 to Central Hardin

    The LaRue County Hawks ended their season as region runners-up after losing 4-2 Saturday to the Central Hardin Bruins.

    Senior Derek Westerfield launched a two-run home run in the top of the seventh inning to lift the Bruins to victory over the Hawks in the 5th Region Baseball Tournament championship at Elizabethtown’s Ron Myers Field.