Today's News

  • Teen on four-wheeler causes problems for city police

    Law agencies spent part of Monday “chasing” a juvenile who allegedly stole a four-wheeler and drove it around Hodgenville while intoxicated.
    Chief Steve Johnson said he was called to “check on” the child early Monday at LaRue County High School. The teen was determined to be intoxicated through a breathalyzer and was checked out of school by a parent.

  • Jumping Hawks coach 'hopeful' for teams future

    Eric Hughes, who recently accepted a position as interim assistant principal at LaRue County Middle School, has been instrumental in the organization and growth of the Jumping Hawks.
    The jumpers are a mixture of LaRue County students who, in addition to performing at area schools on behalf of the American Heart Association, have entertained at physical education conventions, University of Louisville girls’ basketball games, and Lincoln Days activities.

  • Hodgenville Elementary Honor Roll 2013

    Third Nine Weeks
    Third grade
    ALL A
    Avery Murray, Brennan East, Giselle Adams, Hallie Frye, Jackson Carpenter, Keegan Spratt, Macie Sandidge
    Alex Brasfield, Alex Rowland, Alysen Powell, Brandon Reed, Brian Sanchez, Cassi Thompson, Catherine Spalding, Chloe Pepper, Dawson Smith, Emma Thompson, Gracey Laxson, Hannah Johnson, Hannah Sadler, John Poe, Jose Morales-Lopez, Kailynd Lewis, Maleah English, Osyrus Peace, Sadelya Lackey, Sara Harned

  • Ancestral Trails plans book fair, jamboree

    Visitors can do more than read about history Saturday at the 12th annual Ancestral Trails Historical Society Book Fair.

    On tap this year is the society’s first-ever history jamboree including historical re-enactors in period dress and character.

    The theme of the jamboree is “Bringing History to Life.”

    Mark Twain, William Clark, the 9th Michigan Union Civil War Infantry and others are expected to share their stories.

  • PHOTO: Cheer winners

    Central Kentucky Athletics Senior Level 3 Coed All Star Cheerleaders spent the weekend in Gatlinburg earning the titles National Champions, Grand Champions and a paid bid to U.S. Finals this weekend in Indianapolis. From left, Emily Miller, Brittany Blair and Montana Metcalf, all of LaRue County, are part of the squad.

  • Reception to honor retiring school personnel

    LaRue County Schools will honor several retiring personnel at a reception 6:30-7 p.m. April 15 at the LaRue County High School Library Media Center. The reception will precede the regular school board meeting.

    Those to be honored include Mike Brown, Gary Canter, Doris Jean Holleran, Connie Shawler, Carol Underwood, Melinda McCubbin, Vicki Devers, Connie Gowen, Judy Hunter and Rodney Montgomery.

  • LCMS students compete at Mathcounts

    The LaRue County Middle School Mathcounts Team placed third in competition Feb. 16 in the My Old Kentucky Home Chapter. Team members Andrew Lawson,

    Hannah Keith, Austin Madriaga and Skyler Hornback each placed in the top 12 individually and competed in the Countdown Round.

    Hornback placed second individually and received a $1,000 four-year renewable scholarship from Western Kentucky University.

  • ENGAGEMENT: Ashley Brooke Hedgespeth and Brandon Chan

    Larry and Cheryl Hedgespeth of Hodgenville are happy to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Ashley Brooke, to Brandon Chan, son of Clyde and Rachel Chan of Sumter, S.C.

    Ashley is a graduate of Elizabethtown Community and Technical College and attended Ozark Bible Institute.

    Brandon is a graduate of Ozark Bible Institute, earning his bachelor’s degree in biblical literature.

  • Lincoln Park plans clean up day

    The Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park will host a “Park Clean-Up Day” 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. April 27. Those interested in participating are encouraged to register for the event by calling the park’s visitors center at 270-358-3137.

  • Peregrine falcon available on webcam

    Three of five peregrine falcon eggs have hatched inside a nest box and can be seen live on Kentucky’s first peregrine falcon web camera, launched last week by Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources. 

    The nest box is located 300 feet above ground at LG&E’s Mill Creek Generating Station.