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Today's News

  • PHOTO: Rotary Guest

     State Representative Terry Mills spoke to the Hodgenville Rotary Club. Rep. Mills was the guest of Rotarian Todd Skaggs.

  • PHOTO: CUB donation

     The Elizabethtown branch of Citizens Union Bank donated $1,000 to Feeding America, Kentucky’s Heartland. The money will help support the BackPack Program.  Feeding America, Kentucky’s Heartland currently serves 42 counties, including Hardin and LaRue counties. Of those 42 counties, 33 currently have the BackPack Program. Pictured from left are Melissa Jones of CUB Bank, FAKH Executive Director Gary Miles and Mary Jo Schmitz of CUB Bank. 

  • PHOTO: Gas card winner

     Christina Curle was the winner of a $50 gas card drawing sponsored by the LaRue County GOP during Lincoln Days. Lanny Vincent, chairman, is at left.

  • PHOTO: Rotary Guest

     Dave Armstrong, middle, from Sports Data Solutions, spoke last week to the Hodgenville Rotary Club about positive business practices. From left, Rip Collins, principal at LaRue County alternative school, Armstrong, and LaRue County Schools Superintendent Sam Sanders. 

  • FOR YOUR HEALTH: Save those pumpkin seeds

     It’s that time of the year. You are sitting at the table with a large, orange pumpkin in front of you. The carving knives are ready to use, the trash can is nearby for all of the pulp. You cut the top off of the pumpkin and start throwing handfuls of tangled pulp away. You scrape all those slippery white seeds out to make room for a candle. By the end of the carving session, you are left with a spooky jack-o-lantern and a trash can full of pulp studded with white seeds. 

  • Hodgenville man charged with robbery at Lincoln General Store

     A Hodgenville man has been charged with a pair of robberies and leading a police chase.

  • Lincoln Birthplace Park reopens

     The gates of Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Park and its counterpart, Boyhood Home at Knob Creek, re-opened last week after a 16-day shutdown.

  • PHOTO: Pork Producers

     The LaRue County Pork Producers had a booth at Upton Days. Jimmy Wood and Rick Sherrard grilled burgers and sausage patties.

  • PHOTO: Corn Crop

     LaRue County farmers continue to harvest this year’s above-normal corn crop harvested.

  • Dobson's message: 'Safety First'

     Dale Dobson, safety administrator in the division of agriculture education and outreach with the Kentucky Department of Agriculture, was guest speaker at the Oct. 16 LaRue County Chamber of Commerce luncheon.