Today's News

  • COLUMN: It didn't end on Good Friday

     In the 1982 NBA championship series between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Philadelphia 76ers, the Lakers won the first three games. One more game and the Lakers would be the champions. But the 76ers refused to give up. A sports writer interviewed Julius Erwin (Dr. J) and asked if the 76ers were going to concede the series. Dr. J showed optimism when he said, “It is not over until it’s over.”

  • Hinton's, Lee's named Certified Roadside Markets

     LaRue County is home to two of the 103 markets across the Commonwealth recently accepted into the 2013 Kentucky Farm Bureau Certified Roadside Farm Market Program: Hinton’s Orchard and Farm Market and Lee’s Garden Center.

    In joining the Kentucky Farm Bureau Certified Roadside Farm Market Program, these markets have committed to offering quality products and service to their customers.

  • PHOTO: LCHS Boys' Track Team

    Members of the LaRue County High School boys track team are front from left, Parker Anderson, Austin Parrish, Jeremiah Bush, Kendrik Weathers, Russell Young, Jordan Hodges, Masyn Cobb; second row, Jacob Cecil, Dmontrell Trumbo, Tyree Jones, Saul Marin, Marquis Franklin, Raymundo Perez, Hunter Griffin, Hunter Harrison, Hunter Thomas; back, Dylan Goodin, Adam Sandidge, Matthew Senesi, Damarcus McCray, Trevor Wallace, Randy Young, Jataivian Powell, Jeremy Luttrell, Michael Geffre, Wesley Akers and Josef Martin.

  • Woman injured in wreck on Lincoln Parkway

    A car rear-ending a tractor-trailer left a Hodgenville woman with nonlife-threatening injuries and eastbound lanes of Lincoln Parkway closed for nearly an hour Tuesday morning.

    William Rogers, 63, of Elizabethtown, was eastbound on Lincoln Parkway in Elizabethtown and attempted to make a right-hand turn onto Harvest Drive when his vehicle was rear-ended by a 2012 Ford Fusion, said Officer Jason Morris with Kentucky State Police Commercial Vehicle Enforcement.

    Police responded to the crash at 9:38 a.m.

  • Police warn of latest phone scam

     Police and local financial institutions are warning residents of a phone scam.

    Residents have reported receiving phone calls from scammers saying they are from Fort Knox Federal Credit Union or The Cecilian Bank, according to Kentucky State Police.

    The automated phone call states their bank’s debit card has been canceled. The call later asks the victim to enter their 16 digit card number and personal identification number to resolve the issue with their card. 

  • General Butler to host Mudathlon

     General Butler State Resort Park will host its second Mudathlon – a 3-mile, 40-obstacle course seeking as much natural and muddy terrain as possible – on Saturday, May 11.

  • NASA: How do animals stay on course?

     Sun, stars, compasses, sextants, clocks, charts, maps, GPS devices .... We humans have used them all to help us find our way around. None of these navigation aids is built into our bodies, though. These methods all depend on reading nature’s signs and using tools.


     The boil water advisory that affected homes and businesses in Hodgenville was lifted about 2 p.m. Tuesday, according to City Clerk MaDonna Hornback.

    The area included West High Street across to College Street and up to Tanner Road.

  • In these tough times, an idget is born every minute

     One of my husband Bud’s favorite TV shows is “Pawn Stars.”

  • 27 percent of LaRue County preschoolers are 'kindergarten ready'

     A report released last week by the state says about one-fourth of LaRue County’s preschoolers are prepared to enter the next stage of their learning career: kindergarten.