Today's News

  • Easter coloring contest winners


  • COLUMN: What if Christ had not risen?

     If there had been no resurrection from the dead that would be the worst thing that could happen to any of us. There is no hope without the resurrection.  There would be no hope here and now or any hope there and then. Paul says if there is no resurrection we are of all men most miserable.

  • Ivy Brown honored by Lexington Herald-Leader

    Lady Topper Basketball signees continue to reel in the awards following impressive senior campaigns as Ivy Brown and Shalika Smith added multiple honors following the announcement of the Lexington Herald-Leader’s All-State team on Sunday.

    Brown was named the Lexington Herald-Leader’s Girls Basketball Player of the Year in the state of Kentucky while being named an All-State First Team selection. Smith has also been named an All-State selection, earning Second Team honors from the outlet.

  • New Haven business concerned over bunco parking

     The upcoming New Haven Bunco tournament sparked debate between event organizers and local businesses at the city’s Board of Commissioners meeting Thursday.

  • TENNIS: Conference tournament update

    LaRue County High School’s boys’ tennis doubles team of seniors Kyler Hart and Trevor Sanders advanced to the semi-finals of the Lincoln Heritage Conference Tennis Tournament at Freeman Lake Park last week after winning a hard-fought three-set victory in quarterfinal play.

     “These guys have a hunger to compete with the best doubles teams in the region, and they have the skills and growing experience to get there,” said Terry Caven, who co-coaches the boys and girls teams with Allison McDowell and Dylan Parr. 

  • PHOTO: Baby longhorn

    Jenny and Joe, mixed longhorn cattle, welcomed a new baby bull to the herd last week. They live on a farm outside Hodgenville.

  • Easter coloring contest winners

    Many thanks to the children who entered the Easter coloring contest.         

    They are Augusta Gardner, 6; Layla Ward, 7; Arai Thunder Ray, 5; Hannah Sadler, 9; Marissa Muss, 7; Elliana Lee, 6; Abby Riggs, 9; Aeryn Grimes, 6; Alissa Hughes, 6; Mary Ellen Richey, 5; Reygan Salsman, 9; Elizabeth Mae Smith, 4; Sophia Carl, 4; Alex Morgan, 6; Cameron Butler, 5; Aven Lee Carter, 4; Clay Ward, 4; Jackson Lange, 8.

  • Honor Roll - Hodgenville Elementary - Third Quarter 2014

    Hodgenville Elementary School Fifth grade

    All A’s

    Connor Baker, Tripp Chapman, Emma Jean Grimes, Olivia Hazelwood, Kayla Highbaugh, Thomas Hoppes, Rebekah Keith, Graham Kinzel, Brianna McCauley-Posey, Evan McCreery, Deon Richardson, Skyler Rutledge, Preston Self, Campbell Sims, Isabella Thurman, Tanner Williams


  • New laws passed by General Assembly

     The Kentucky General Assembly’s 2014 regular session ended April 15, capping off a session in which lawmakers approved the state’s next two-year budget and measures that will impact people throughout the state.

  • Social Services offices implementing changes

     The Kentucky Department for Community Based Services is implementing new office procedures for walk-in customer benefit interviews at its family support offices. The new office procedures have been tested in 28 counties with great success. The change started April 21, 2014 at all county DCBS offices.

    Face-to-face interviews with staff will be available from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.