Today's News

  • Boyhood Home improvements 'a priority'

     William Justice, the superintendent at Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Park, has a beautiful view from his office. He’s surrounded by towering trees that took root on the same farm where the 16th President drew his first breath.

  • Lady Hawks are District runners-up


  • Hawks jubilant in first trip to Region tourney


  • Hawks pound Panthers in Homecoming


  • Woman injured in crash

     A Hodgenville woman was injured Sunday when the truck she was driving struck a tree.

    Misshi Larimore, 34, lost control of her 2004 pickup on U.S. 31-E just outside Hodgenville city limits at 8:54 p.m. The pickup left the roadway and struck a tree.

    Larimore was entrapped.

    LaRue County EMS transported her to University Hospital in Louisville, according to Chief Deputy Russell McCoy. Two medical helicopters were requested; however, they were unable to fly due to weather conditions.

  • ENGAGEMENT: Kelsey Hughes and Rhett Higgins

     Kelsey Hughes and Rhett Higgins, both of Hodgenville, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    The bride to be is the daughter of Joan Hughes of Louisville and John P. Hughes III of Indiana.

    She is a 2008 graduate of the University of Louisville with a bachelor of science degree in molecular biology. She is employed by Aldridge and Aldridge Law Firm.

  • ON EDUCATING LARUE: Changes coming to Kindergarten

     Beginning next school year, all students entering kindergarten in Kentucky’s public schools will be required to complete the Brigance readiness screener to ensure that children in all grades receive the support they need to be successful in school.

    Abraham Lincoln and Hodgenville elementary schools participated in piloting the screener in LaRue County earlier this year. 

  • VOLLEYBALL: Lady Hawks begin region play tonight

     Postseason volleyball tournament jitters are one issue.

    But that anxiety that hits during the first set of the 5th Region Volleyball Tournament, that’s another.

    You’re facing the best of the best in your area – a team you’ve seen at least once before. You know what’s coming at you, but trying to stop that attack and gain that momentum is much harder than people think.

  • SOCCER: Hawks fall in region opener

    BARDSTOWN - Looking across the Cardinal Stadium sideline Sunday evening
    at host Nelson County High School, it was hard to determine who won the
    Boys' 5th Region Soccer Tournament's late quarterfinal.

    The winning team, eight-time defending 19th District Tournament champion
    Bardstown Bethlehem, looked like it had lost and the losing team, the
    18th District runner-up LaRue County Hawks, was smiling and beaming and

  • Car vs. deer: It's the season

     Kentucky drivers entering peak season for deer collisions


    If asked to identify the most dangerous animal in the United States, most people, depending on where they live, would likely point first to a bear, mountain lion, alligator or even a shark. While those all seem like logical choices, statistics from the Insurance Information Institute reveal that the deadliest animal roaming the countryside is actually the white-tailed deer.