Today's News

  • BIRTH: Hensleys welcome Raeven Phillipmichael

       Raeven Phillipmicheal Hensley was born 8:24 p.m., June 1, 2012 at Flaget Memorial Hospital in Bardstown.    

       He was 6 pounds, 14 oz. and 20 inches long. 

    Parents are James and Mary Hensley. Siblings are Chris, Jimmy, Patrick, Josh and Ryan.

    Grandparents are Rayburn Hensley, Sue Hensley, Joanne Hensley and Theodore and Bridget Wilson. 

  • Eyesore eradicated: Firestone building demolished by City

    It’s not often that a spontaneous “yay” and “amen” are heard from the audience during meetings of Hodgenville City Council.
    During the June 11 meeting, a couple of people were heard expressing their approval of the demise of a decades-old eyesore: the Firestone building at 803 S. Lincoln Boulevard.

  • Fundraiser will benefit baby born with defect

    A Valentine’s Day baby with a rare heart condition is the reason for a fundraiser to be held on June 23 in LaRue County. Saylor Lane Perry, now four months old, is suffering from Tetralogy of Fallot, a congenital heart disorder that affects about five out of every 10,000 babies born, according to the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute.  

  • Roadblocks may be regulated by ordinance

     Roadblocks are a quick way for non-profit groups to fundraise – and raise awareness of their cause. Those coins and dollars donated by motorists have helped with cancer research, Project Graduation, Crusade for Children and countless other charities.

  • Pool open for summer

    The LaRue County Park and Recreation swimming pool opened Saturday, thanks to the assistance of city workers.
    Hodgenville Mayor Terry Cruse, City Clerk MaDonna Hornback and maintenance workers power-washed concrete surfaces, scrubbed the bathrooms and concession area, trimmed weeds, mowed grass and painted.
    Hodgenville firefighters loaned hoses to fill the pool with water from a city hydrant; workers debated who would remove three frogs that took up residence in the pool over the winter.

  • PHOTOS: Pink Panthers
  • Eric Allen named new baseball coach

     Eric Allen has been named head baseball coach at LaRue County High School.

  • Creative juices flow at district's Camp Invention

     With a record enrollment of 80 students this year, Camp Invention director Kathy Ross is expecting the creative juices to be flowing among teachers and learners when the campers convene July 9-13 at Abraham Lincoln Elementary School.

  • FARM CALENDAR: July 27, 2012

    LaRue County Farmers Market
       LaRue County Farmers Market will have a market from noon to 2 p.m. July 3 at the LaRue County Extension Office. Durham Beef will be grilling burgers and fresh corn on the cob and vegetable cobs, with drinks, for $6. For more information, call 358-3401.

       Farm Service Agency nominations

  • COLUMN: Help cows beat the hot weather

     It is hot! 

    Periods of heat stress call for cattle producers to make sure their animals are adequately prepared. One of the most important things producers can do is provide cool, clean drinking water. Providing an adequate source of drinking water helps to keep animals’ internal body temperatures within normal limits.