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Today's News

  • Five injured in Parkway crash

    Five people were injured in a two-vehicle crash on Friday at the intersection of Lincoln Parkway and Tonieville Road.

    Olivia Curry, 23, of Buffalo, was driving a 1997 Toyota Camry on Lincoln Parkway about 4 p.m., according to LaRue County Deputy Robby Brownfield. As she turned onto Tonieville Road, the Camry was struck in the passenger side by a 2007 Hyundai Sonata GL driven by Joyce Graham, 62, of Vine Grove.

    The Sonata was northbound on Lincoln Parkway at the time of the crash.

  • Republican candidates in town for Lincoln Dinner, ‘meet and greet’ Saturday

    The LaRue County Republican Party is hosting its annual Lincoln Dinner on Sept. 28 at the Hodgenville Woman’s Club.

    Matt Bevin, candidate for U.S. Senate, has been invited to speak, as has State Representative Michael Meredith and U.S. Congressman Brett Guthrie.

    Bevin is challenging five-term incumbent Mitch McConnell in the 2014 primary. The New Hampshire native is a U.S. Army veteran and is president of Bevin Brothers Manufacturing Company.

    Meredith is in his last months as representative for LaRue County.

  • Several attend Druen, Druin reunion

    The Druen, Druin family reunion was Aug. 25.

  • Lincoln Days: Oct. 1 is deadline to enter costume contests

    Lincoln Days will be held Oct. 5-6.

    The Little Abe, Little Sarah and best-costumed family contests will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 5.

    All contests will be on the Main Stage on Lincoln Square, Hodgenville.

    Little Sarah is open to all girls in two divisions: ages 3-6 and 7-10.

    Little Abe is open to all boys in two divisions: ages 3-6 and 7-10.

    The family contest is open to any family with at least three members dressed in pioneer or antebellum costumes.

  • Principals share ‘TELL’ results

    During the Sept. 16 school board meeting, each of the LaRue County Schools’ principals presented their individual TELL Report results for this year.

    The TELL Survey (or Teaching, Empowering, Leading and Learning Survey), is offered to “all licensed school-based educators including teachers, administrators, media coordinators, counselors,” according to its website. The Kentucky Department of Education contracted with the New Teacher Center to administer the survey on a state level.

  • Two injured
  • Contractor asks for new trial

    A civil suit filed by a contractor against the LaRue County Community Fair and Livestock Exhibition was settled last month. However, Calvin Hornback, the man who built the “Morrison-Phelps” building at the fairgrounds, has requested a new trial.

    Hornback was contracted by the fair board in 2010 to construct a 40x72-feet building on the grounds on Greensburg Street. The building was paid for in part by a grant for $82,100 from the Kentucky Agriculture Commission.

  • Free Movie Night: Old Dogs Saturday

    The next installment of Free Movie Night is “Old Dogs” with Robin Williams and John Travolta.

    The 88-minute movie will be shown 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, at Hodgenville Civic Center, 200 S. Lincoln Blvd.

    Williams and Travolta play two business partners who must care for 7-year-old twins.

    It’s rated PG for mild rude humor according to http://www.imdb.com. There are scenes with “large amounts of cleavage,” Williams in a speedo and ultimate Frisbee played with “jail rules.” Three curse words were noted.

  • McMahan joins Woman’s Club
  • ENGAGEMENT: Miles - Grimes

    Christa Gail Miles of New Haven and Christopher James Grimes of Magnolia announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    The bride to be is the daughter of Doug Miles and Lisa Lands of New Haven.

    The prospective groom is the son of Gordy Grimes of Magnolia and Judy Grimes of Hodgenville.

    The wedding is Sept. 28, 2013. There will be a reception to follow the private ceremony at Guthrie Opportunity Center in Bardstown starting at 7:30 p.m.