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Today's News

  • SCRTC coming to LaRue

    South Central Rural Telephone Company announced plans last week to expand its services farther into LaRue County.

    SCRTC, which already serves the Buffalo, Magnolia and Mount Sherman area, will extend its fiber optic network into the Hodgenville area in 2014, said David Davis, general manager.

  • Farms provided taste, sights and sounds of LaRue County

    More than 400 people attended Saturday’s AGstravaganza, held in conjunction with LaRue County Farm Bureau’s annual meeting.

    Five farming operations opened their gates to the public, providing tours and information. Tour locations were at Gaddie’s Hay and Cattle, Hinton’s Orchard and Farm Market, Homestead Family Farms, Lee’s Garden Center and Shady Rest Farm.

    Participants got to see and pet show cattle, and view a variety of large farm equipment, grain operations, barns and silos, a pig farm, retail establishments and orchards.

  • 1954 Hodgenville High School Class Reunion
  • Legal Aid Clinics -August 14, 2013

    The Legal Aid Society, 416 W. Muhammad Ali Blvd., Louisville, will hold free legal clinics in August and September. Each session will be held at that location unless otherwise stated.

    A reservation for each clinic is required. Contact the Legal Aid Society at (502) 584-1254 to make your reservation.

    • Foreclosure Clinic – 4 p.m. Aug. 15; 11 a.m. Aug. 20; 4 p.m. Aug. 22; 11 a.m. Aug. 27; 4 p.m. Aug. 29; 11 a.m. Sept. 3; 4 p.m.

  • Senior Center Menu August 14-20, 2013

    All meals served with 8 ounces skim milk.
    Aug. 14 – Hot beef sandwich, gravy, mashed potatoes, steamed broccoli, strawberry dessert
    Aug. 15 – Pork roast, pinto beans, seasoned turnip greens, applesauce, cornbread
    Aug. 16 – Potluck
    Aug. 19 – Baked pork chops, boiled potatoes, buttered green peas, fruit yogurt
    Aug. 20 – Boneless baked chicken breast with mustard sauce, stewed tomatoes, broccoli, peach slices, cornbread
     

  • Senior Activities -August 14, 2013

    Prime Time Band to perform
    A dance will be held 7-10 p.m. Friday, Aug. 16 at the LaRue County Senior Citizens Center, 112 N. Walters Ave., Hodgenville. The Prime Time Band with Jim Walters, Leroy Sherrard, Larry Seelye and Doug Gary, will perform a variety of music. For more information, call Jim Walters at 737-5655 or 766-4437.

    Senior Citizens music

  • Elliott takes helm at Senior Center

    Karen Elliott began her duties as the new site-based coordinator for the Senior Citizens Center in Hodgenville on Aug. 5.

    “I found out that I had received the position on July 22, when Tancy Morris, the congregate meals program director, called me and offered me the job,” said Elliott.

    Elliott, a LaRue County native, said she is excited to be giving back to the community that raised her.

  • Quick response to Y Not Stop fire

    Buffalo Fire and Rescue squads and LaRue County EMS responded to fire alarm activation Monday at Y Not Stop (Valero gas station), 2202 Greensburg Road, Buffalo.

    The alarm was set off after an electrical fire started in the kitchen area behind the counter of the gas station’s deli.

    A fire extinguisher was used to put out the fire prior to emergency response crew’s arrival.

    Buffalo Fire Chief Wendell Perkins said firefighters placed fans inside the building to circulate the remaining smoke.

  • U.S. Rep. Guthrie to hold town hall in Hodgenville

    Congressman Brett Guthrie will host a town hall meeting 4:30 p.m. Aug. 20 at the Lincoln Museum Community Room, 60 Lincoln Square, Hodgenville.

    “It is an honor to represent Kentucky’s Second District and I look forward to hearing what’s on the mind of my fellow Kentuckians,” said Congressman Guthrie.

    “There are so many issues in the news today and I think it’s important to provide an opportunity to discuss them.”

  • Thomas Lincoln to be honored

    Thomas Lincoln, the father of the 16th President, will be recognized for military service at a ceremony in Illinois later this month, according to the Associated Press.

    Thomas Lincoln, was a military officer on the Kentucky frontier. He was buried in what was called the “Gordon Graveyard” at the time in 1851. His wife, Sarah Bush Lincoln, was buried next to him in 1869.

    The marker will be put into place Aug. 31. Descendants of the Hall and Hanks families, cousins to Abraham Lincoln, will lay a memorial wreath.