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Today's News

  • PHOTO: Operation Round-Up
  • PHOTO: Cheese tasters

    LaRue County High School FFA members Sarah Stults, Austin Stillwell, Kelsey Rutledge, seated, and Bethany Akin, practiced for a milk quality and products competition by sampling several cheeses. 

  • Walsh to celebrate 100th birthday

     Lura Walsh will celebrate her 100th birthday Jan. 28, 2013.

    The celebration will be held at Sunrise Manor Nursing Home.

    Friends are invited to send a birthday card to Lura Walsh, Sunrise Manor Nursing Home, Room 1103, 717 N. Lincoln Blvd., Hodgenville, KY 42748.

    Mrs. Walsh is a long-time member of Buffalo Baptist Church and the widow of Earl Walsh, who died in 1997.

  • PHOTO: Krausman speaks at Chamber luncheon

    Patricia Krausman of the Small Business Development Center, University of Kentucky, was the guest speaker at the Jan. 16 LaRue County Chamber of Commerce luncheon.

  • PHOTO: Booth visits Rotary Club

     Hodgenville Rotarian David Harrison welcomed Brandon Booth, regional transport planner for Lincoln Trail Area Development District to Thursday’s meeting. The Rotary Club meets weekly at Paula’s Hot Biscuit.

  • Mat Hawks defeat North Hardin

    LARUE COUNTY 48, NORTH HARDIN 17

    HODGENVILLE — Results from Jan. 16 dual between North Hardin and LaRue County:

    Individual Results

    106: Jake Burroughs (NH) def. Dawson Bingham (LC), 8-0

    113: Brandon Leak (NH) def. Dalton Bell (LC), 9-1

    120: Bradley Pokuta (NH) def. Kyle Edlin (LC), 6-4

    126: Trae Wills (NH) def. Tanner Mouser (LC), 7-6

    132: Dylan West (LC) pinned Jonathon Little (NH), 2:59

    138: Justice Harrison (LC) won by forfeit

  • Social Security checks going electronic by March 1

     With less than two months until the March 1, 2013, deadline to pay all federal benefits electronically, the Treasury Department reported that five million paper checks continue to be mailed to federal beneficiaries each month. In Kentucky alone, more than 104,000 Social Security and Supplemental Security Income checks are sent each month.

  • Better Business Bureau reports top scams of 2012

    The Better Business Bureau has named the Top Ten Scams of 2012:

    Scam of the Year: Newtown Charity Scams

  • Hornback named vice-president of Clerk's Association

     Hodgenville City Clerk MaDonna Hornback was elected vice-president of the Lincoln Trail Area District of the Kentucky Municipal Clerk’s Association.

    Hornback has served as the City of Hodgenville City clerk-treasurer since July, 2007. She received her Kentucky Certified Municipal Clerk certification in July, 2010, and is also a member of the International Institute of Municipal Clerks. 

  • COLUMN: See yourself through God's eyes

     God can take a nobody and make a somebody. Gideon in the Old Testament is a classic example of an ordinary person that God uses (Judges 6 and 7).

    Gideon went from a farm boy to a national hero and against incredible odds, saved the nation of Israel.

    Israel was at a low point spiritually, emotionally, physically, mentally and economically. The Midianites were enemies of the Israelites and 135,000 of them came against Israel.