Today's News

  • Murphy volunteers as police chaplain

     By its very nature, police work can be stressful. Members of the Hodgenville Police Department now have a special support to help them in times of need.

  • Women report attempted abduction attempts in Bardstown

     Bardstown Police are investigating two reports of attempted abductions that occurred over the weekend in the Cracker Barrel parking lot.

    On Friday, a female Cracker Barrel employee was walking from the area next to Chili’s to Cracker Barrel when an old white van pulled alongside her at 1:30 p.m., according to a press release. Inside the van was a white male, possibly 50-60 years of age, with a scruffy beard.

    The man allegedly offered a ride to the employee, who refused and continued walking.

  • LaRue County Middle School Wrestling District Tourney

     1. John Hardin 219.5

    2. LaRue County 170.0

    3. Meade County 163.0

    4. Central Hardin 134.0

    5. North Hardin 112.0

    6. Boyle County 67.0

    7. Bates Middle 63.0


    Tournament Results

    Kentucky Middle School - 70

    1st Place - Blake Whorton of John Hardin

    2nd Place - Kelby Gay of Bates Middle

    3rd Place - Devon Herron of North Hardin

    4th Place - Tharon Blair of LaRue County

  • Middle School Wrestling District Tourney Results

    Kentucky Middle School - 70

  • HMH organizes flu clinic

    Hardin Memorial Hospital is mobilizing a flu clinic on its Wellness on Wheels mobile health unit this week to combat the widespread presence of influenza in its service area.

    The clinic is from 7:30 a.m to 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 17 in the Elizabethtown Wal-Mart parking lot. Michelle Murphy, director of marketing and public relations for HMH, said 300 adult doses of the flu vaccine will be given out on a first-come, first-served basis for anyone age 18 or older.

  • Road closed due to high water - now open

    The Kentucky Department of Highways announced several road closures due to high water.
     Ky. 583 in Lyons Station was added to the list Sunday evening.
    The KDH said the road was passable Monday morning.

  • Cyclists can enter the Horsey Hundred and more

     Cyclists in Kentucky have a new challenge – the Kentucky Century Challenge.

    The event brings together four of the most popular cycling rides in Kentucky: The Redbud Ride in London, the Horsey Hundred in Georgetown, the Preservation Pedal in Frankfort and the Old Kentucky Home Tour in Louisville.

  • Lyons named in Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges

     A Hodgenville woman is among five ECTC Students selected for “Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges.”

    Stacie Lyons is a 1990 graduate of East Hardin High School. She is working toward her Associate in Science Degree from ECTC, with plans to earn a bachelor’s degree in engineering from the University of Louisville.

  • Turner sworn in as KACo president

     LaRue County Judge/executive Tommy Turner was installed in November as president of the Kentucky Association of Counties.

    Outgoing President John Wilson, Garrard County Judge/executive, passed the gavel to Turner during a banquet in Louisville.

    Formed in 1974, the Kentucky Association of Counties is a non-profit, non-partisan association representing the needs of county government in legislative matters, and offering a variety of services to promote the progress of county government. KACo serves all 120 counties of the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

  • Red Hill Cemetery Commission to meet at 6 p.m. Monday

     The Red Hill Cemetery Commission will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 14 at Hodgenville City Hall.

    The meeting was scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m., however, City representatives decided to start the meeting early due to the length of the agenda.

    The Red Hill Cemetery Commission meets prior to the Hodgenville City Council meeting at 7 p.m.