Today's News

  • City Clerk files complaint with Labor Cabinet

    Hodgenville City Clerk MaDonna Hornback stunned city council members Monday with the news that she has filed a complaint with the Kentucky Labor Cabinet.

  • Mayor, city clerk plead innocent to charges

    Hodgenville Mayor Terry L. Cruse and City Clerk MaDonna Hornback pleaded not guilty at their arraignment Tuesday in LaRue Circuit Court.

    The two were charged with numerous felonies last month following a six-month long investigation by Kentucky State Police.

    Cruse and Hornback are accused of unlawfully using the City’s fuel credit card, and claiming expenses for use of their private vehicles at a higher rate than allowed by the state.

    Cruse is also accused of campaign violations stemming from his campaign for LaRue County sheriff.

  • Ashley ‘gained her wings’

    Eleven-year-old Ashley Long lost her battle with cancer Jan. 8.

  • Horse rescued from frozen pond

    A ladder, a lasso and an ax – and a lot of patience – were used to rescue a horse from a frozen pond Jan. 7.

  • TLC teens found after five-hour search

    Several agencies were out in force on one of the coldest nights in several years as they combed the Maxine area for two missing teenagers.

  • Distinguished Young Woman

    Brigitte Skaggs, LaRue County’s Distinguished Young Woman contestant, traveled to Lexington Sunday to prepare for preliminary judging.

  • Miss Kentucky County Fair

    Patricia Ann Gibson, the daughter of Roger and Melanie Wells of Hodgenville, will compete, along with about 88 other young women, at the 2014 Miss Kentucky County Fair Pageant in Louisville this weekend.

    The contest is one of the highlights of the Kentucky Association of Fairs and Horse Shows Inc.’s annual convention and trade show. The 58th annual event is held at the grand ballroom at the Galt House Hotel.

    Gibson was crowned Miss LaRue County Fair and Most Photogenic last June.

  • ANNIVERSARY: 50th year

    Donald L. and Betty J. Wright Vance of Elizabethtown celebrated their 50th anniversary Jan. 10, 2014.

    They were married Jan. 10, 1964, at Buffalo Baptist Church by Rev. Howard Matthews.

    They have one daughter, Karen V. Jury, and her husband Robbie, and three grandchildren, Kyle, Spencer and Rebecca Jury, all of Elizabethtown.

  • Creek Front: Many thanks to area businesses

    A tremendous thank you goes out to the businesses who participated in Christmas at Creekfront. They battled the ever-changing weather elements while putting up and taking down their displays.  

  • Yong Jones named Employee of the Month

    Yong Jones has been selected as the December Employee of the Month for Nationwide Uniform.

    She has been employed with Nationwide since April 2007 and is under the supervision of Tiffany Franklin in the jacket department.

    She will receive an award for her dedication and service.