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Today's News

  • One injured in Old E'town Road wreck

    A two-car collision left one injured Friday on Old Elizabethtown Road.
    According to Hodgenville City Police Chief Steve Johnson, a 1998 Chevy Lumina driven by Annette Enlow, 26, of Hodgenville was attempting to pull out of the Bent and Dent parking lot when it was struck by a Chevy truck.
    The 1993 pickup, driven by Scott G. Sexton, 47, of Canmer, attempted to swerve and brake but still collided with the Lumina.
    Enlow complained of neck pain and was transported to Hardin Memorial Hospital by LaRue County EMS. She was treated and released.

  • Three charged with drug manufacturing

    Three more people were charged last week with manufacturing methamphetamine. The arrests came on the heels of similar charges against seven other people in a two-day period.
    Mark E. Matthews, 54, of Buffalo; Deborah Ann Salsman, 49, of Elizabethtown; and Alysha Dawn Metcalf, 21, of Elizabethtown, were each charged Sept. 12 with manufacturing meth; first-degree possession of controlled substance; possession of marijuana; and buy or possession of drug paraphernalia.
    Metcalf was also charged with failure to appear.

  • Bella Thurman performs in 'Annie'

    Hodgenville Elementary School third grade student Bella Thurman was cast in the original Broadway production of the musical Annie at the Hardin County Performing Arts Center. She auditioned through several lines and was cast as the orphan Della. Bella acted, sang and danced along with 44 other cast members of all ages for seven shows.
    The story line is set in the Great Depression and follows the life of young orphan, Annie, as she tries to find her parents, but finds a happy home with a billionaire father who adopts her from the orphanage.

  • PHOTO: Junior Hawk cheerleaders

    LaRue County High School cheerleader Erin Duvall led the Junior Hawks cheerleaders through a routine Friday at the home football game. For more photos, see page 7A of this week's LaRue County Herald News.

  • Lincoln Days opening ceremony and baby contests are Sunday

       The Lincoln Days Festival begins Oct. 1. But there are several kickoff activities taking place Sunday.
    The Lincoln Days Art Show and opening ceremonies will start at 1:15 p.m. in the Lincoln Museum Community Room. A reception sponsored by LaRue Fiscal Court and catered by Crosstown Homemakers and music by the Heartland Dulcimer Club is included.
    Art Show entries may be viewed in the Community Room through Sunday, Oct. 2. There is no cost to attend the reception or art show.

  • Bonita Pendleton shares the painful reasons for hanging up her beloved dancing shoes

    Since the day she entered her first clogging class in 1990, dancing has been a way of providing, fun, fitness and fellowship for Bonita Pendleton.
    In the past three years, however, even her passion for clogging and the stress relief that was its partner have lost their luster as Pendleton has experienced the death of her husband and her two daughters.
    “I’m just trying to sort out my life right now,” she said. “I’m trying to put it all back together.”

  • Proposed ordinance may crack down on false alarms

    Local government is set to crack down on businesses whose security systems repeatedly send false alarms to emergency responders.
    Both Hodgenville City Council and LaRue County Fiscal Court discussed the issue in meetings last week. They’re considering penalties of up to $500 when police are called to investigate false alarms.

  • PHOTO: HES PTSO T-shirt design winner
  • School Calendar: Updated 09/21

    ALL SCHOOLS
    Fall break – Oct. 3-7

    ALES
    Sept. 24 – 4th District Choir Performance in Bardstown
    Sept. 27 – Picture Day
    Sept. 30 – First nine weeks ends
    For more information, call the school at 358-4112.

    LCHS
    Site-based council schedule
    LaRue County High School site-based council meetings will be held 4 p.m. on the following dates: Oct. 11, Nov. 15 and Dec. 13. For more information, contact Principal Paul Mullins at paul.mullins@larue.kyschools.us.

  • Nursery Rhymes Time

    Hodgenville Elementary School classes with Tracy Tharp, Kelly Ray, Mrs. Henderson, Nannette Lawler and Lauren Abbott, used nursery rhymes to teach shapes, rhyme, syllables and drama. Some of the nursery rhymes included Baa Baa Black Sheep, Peter Peter Pumpkin Eater, Old Woman in the Shoe and Hickory Dickory Dock. As a culminating unit activity, Vicki Devers, dressed as Mother Goose, came to HES and shared many nursery rhymes with the students. Many students, teachers and assistants shared in the fun by dressing up as their favorite nursery rhyme characters.