Today's News

  • Welcome, Ticky

    Claire Higginbotham, the 6-year-old daughter of Adam and Amanda Higginbotham of Lexington, was the winner of the Beaumont Branch, Lexington Public Library’s “Name the Crocodile” contest. There were 86 entries to name the mascot of the library’s reading program. Claire’s suggestion, “Ticky,” won. She received a special note from the library, a stuffed crocodile and a “Lile the Crocodile” storybook collection. She is the granddaughter of Bud and Linda Ireland  and great-granddaughter of Marie Parker, all of Hodgenville.

  • History continues to be made at Christian Church

    As I was looking through old photos of Hodgenville, there were several things that impressed me, but what impressed me most was the Christian Church. This church has been in the same location since 1877. 

  • Church Calendar

    Financial Peace University at Parkway Baptist

     Parkway Baptist Church, 325 Old Sonora Road, Hodgenville, will hold a 9-week course “Financial Peace University” beginning 6 p.m. Jan. 19. DVD lessons include budgeting, relationships and money, getting out of debt, saving for emergencies and investing. For more information or to register, call Marty Sutherland at 270-268-3040.

  • Raising scientifically literate children is a process

    Science is all around us. Nearly everything we do has a scientific implication. We are a nation of citizens that depends greatly on science. Parents and educators can do many things to build a love and respect for science in our children.

  • Donation to EFD

    The Elizabethtown Junior Woman’s Club made a donation of $500 to the Elizabethtown Fire Department. Proceeds were from Holiday Marketplace. Several of the women are LaRue County natives.

  • Reed attends Judge’s College

    Local District Court judge participates in 2013 District Judges Fall College in Lexington

  • Fundraisers

    SpringHaven concert

  • Take time to read, contemplate

    “The high-ceilinged rooms, the little balconies, alcoves, nooks and angles all suggest sanctuary, escape, creature comfort. The reader, the scholar, the browser, the borrower is king.” (David McCord)

  • Spending trends show drop in money spent for food at home

    The Economic Research Service of USDA shared information about the way Americans spend their disposable income when it comes to food. The recession did see a drop in disposable income in 2009, along with a drop in money spent on food, but the amount of disposable income has risen from $8,744 billion in 2009 to $9,754 billion in 2012.

  • Plan ahead: Get organized in the New Year

    The beginning of a new year offers the opportunity to refresh and reset ourselves in a variety of different ways. Planning ahead now to get organized in the new year can help you feel more prepared for daily life and unexpected situations which may arise over the next few months.