Today's News

  • Taylor County Animal Shelter dedicated

     The cages were empty, with food and water bowls at the ready. Now, the shiny new cages are full of meows and barks.

    Taylor County Animal Shelter dedicated its new building on Tuesday morning.

  • BASKETBALL: Lady Hawks prevail despite poor shooting

     With her usually deft shooting touch apparently no where near Hodgenville on Thursday night, Ivy Brown had to find other ways to torment the visiting Central Hardin Lady Bruins.

    A LaRue County junior forward who has moved to the backcourt in the last two weeks because of an ankle injury to sophomore point guard Alexis Brewer, Brown overcame an 11-for-26 shooting night to score a game-high 32 points as the Lady Hawks pulled away for a 58-37 win over their 5th Region rivals.

  • 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


    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