Today's News

  • Students honored by Bellarmine

    Bellarmine University has named students to its dean’s list for the spring 2012 semester. The dean’s list recognizes students who receive a grade point average of 3.5 or above on a 4.0 scale.
    The following local residents were named to the dean’s list:
    • New Hope resident Angela Musk, a senior who is majoring in art, and previously attended Bethlehem High School
    • New Hope resident Flannery Musk, a sophomore who is majoring in secondary education, and previously attended Bethlehem High School

  • Fiscal Court focuses on road, sign issues

     Missing and obscured road signs formed a hot topic of discussion among magistrates meeting at the courthouse in Hodgenville June 26.

  • LOOKING BACK: 1811 quake recalled by survivors

     At about 2 a.m. on Dec. 16, 1811, the ground began to shake uncontrollably. Large trees throughout Missouri, Kentucky, Arkansas, Tennessee, Illinois and other states swayed, then snapped. Steep bluffs tumbled into the Mississippi River, which overflowed its banks and appeared to flow backward in places. Cracks in the ground appeared, some of them miles long and wide enough to swallow livestock. Black rocks as heavy as 30 pounds shot into the air through holes that instantaneously developed in the ground.

  • PHOTO: Benjamin Conner honored

    Benjamin Conner of Hodgenville, right, received the Ladies of Bluegrass Auxiliary scholarship at the 2012 Kentucky Junior Angus Preview Show, June 14 in Louisville. Pictured presenting the award is Brandy Kiser, Kentucky Angus Auxiliary vice president. Conner won also top senior showmanship honor at the Show.

  • Food Service Inspections – June 2012

  • COLUMN: Eat at home and save money, calories

     We live in a fast-paced society. And in the age of the “soccer mom,” it can be all too easy to make a habit of grabbing food to go.
    Remember that your children are watching the everyday choices you make. If mom or dad frequents the drive-thru, then it must be okay for the children, too.
       Americans live hurried lives in an overweight and unhealthy society that is financially strained. Save your family money and calories and lead with a healthy and financially disciplined example.

  • 'Camp Sunrise' offers childcare to nursing home employees

     It has been said there is a gap between today’s younger and older generations. But Sunrise Manor, a long-term care and rehabilitation facility in Hodgenville, is trying to change that assumption. 

  • Teens participate in Kentucky Youth Seminar

    Top participants in the local American Private Enterprise Seminar attended the state program known as Kentucky Youth Seminar. The seminar was held in Lexington at the University of Kentucky. Participants were Paul Dangerfield, Kaylin Perkins, Christian Pope and James Reding.

  • Diabetes Support and Information

    Hardin & LaRue Diabetes Coalition
    The Hardin & LaRue Diabetes Coalition will meet 6 p.m. July 10 at the LaRue County Extension Office, Old E’town Road, Hodgenville. It is open to anyone with interest in early diagnosis, reduction of complications, prevention and elimination of diabetes. For more information or to register for classes, contact Melissa Conder at 769-1601, Ext. 1035.

    Managing meals
    Have you been told you have diabetes, need to lose weight or just need to learn how to eat healthy?  

  • Community Calendar - June 27, 2012

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