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Today's News

  • Students to visit Fort Harrod for a living history lesson

    What better way to learn about Kentucky history than to visit places where history was made?

    Fifth grade students from Abraham Lincoln Elementary School will observe some of that history first-hand Friday when they visit Fort Harrod and a Civil War Museum in Harrodsburg.

  • Waste Transport Susan G. Komen for the Cure

    The employees of Waste Transport Service wore pink T-shirts on Oct. 21 and 25 in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  Many of the employees have a relative or loved one that has been diagnosed with breast cancer.  In honor of those affected, a donation was made to the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation.

  • TIMEee^FORee^TREES: Main Street kicks off event

         Main Street’s Annual Festival of Trees will take entries for a few more days.

         This is a fun way for an organization, a business, a church or individual to make money for a non-profit cause. We’ll take trees of almost any size including table trees, plus wreaths, centerpieces, banners and more.     

         We don’t guarantee results, but last year every single item was sold in the silent auction.

  • Alleged drunken driver hits ditch, dodges road crew

    A Hodgenville man faces numerous charges after he allegedly drove recklessly in a road construction area.

    David Christopher Young, 47, was allegedly driving north on Howardstown Road about 3 p.m. Oct. 21 when he approached 11 workers paving the road. According to Deputy Matt Darst, Young drove through the ditch to go around the flagger and “popped both passenger side tires.” The flagger instructed him to stop, however, Young told him “he was going on up the hill,” Darst said.

  • 4-H calendar

    4-H Membership

  • Farm Calendar

    Dairy district meetings

        American Dairy Association of Kentucky will meet 7 p.m. Nov. 11, Cave City Convention Center. For more information, contact district director Daniel Perkins of Hodgenville or call 1-800-928-6455.

    Dead animal pickup

        For dead animal pickup, call Bluegrass Recycling at 1-888-744-1186. The cost is $87.50 and the LaRue County Conservation District will reimburse the landowner 75 percent of the cost with receipt. For more information, call the Conservation District office at 358-3132.

  • Bikers visit local soldier's grave at Custer's Last Stand

    In July, Russell Perkins and his nephew, Larry Skaggs, toured the northwest on motorcycles. The Hodgenville men spent about three weeks riding through Wyoming, Montana, Washington and Oregon to the Redwood forests in California.

    They rode more than 4,300 miles and ended the tour at the Sturgis, S.D. motorcycle rally.

    During a stop at the Little Big Horn Battlefield, they searched for and found the gravesite of a young man who died on the battlefield – also known as Custer’s Last Stand - in 1876.

  • School Calendar

    LCHS

    Site-based council meetings

         Site-based council meetings are 4:30 p.m. Nov. 10 and Dec. 8.

    Wee Time at HES

         Hodgenville and Abraham Lincoln Elementary Schools will have Wee Time 9-10:30 a.m. Nov. 4 at HES. The shape is triangle, the letter is L and the color is white. Children may wear Halloween costumes. Wee Time is a free preschool program for ages 2-4. For more information, call Melissa Pearman at 358-3506 or Machelle Durham at 358-4112.  

  • Court case to challenge Kentucky's transparency laws

    There’s a difference between the public’s right to know and what the public “ought to know.”

    It’s a discussion my husband Bud and I have had several times.

    Kentucky’s open meetings and open records laws are near the top of the heap in comparison to other states. The Attorney General’s office sides with the taxpayer nearly every time when a question arises about access to records.

    But there are a few loopholes that could be filled.

  • Supports Cruse and family

    Terry Cruse is the current mayor of Hodgenville and is running for another term. He has tried to be responsible, as mayor, for seeing to many changes within the city – changes for the better and beautification.

    Of course, there are always some people who criticize everything, when things don’t go exactly like they want. There are people who are never satisfied with anything and always complain about something or someone.