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Today's News

  • Hodgenville Methodist plans health and wellness fair

     By Ashley Scoby, Intern

  • McDowell's success based on hard work and service

    Several hundred people attended the open house and anniversary celebration of McDowell’s Farm Machinery Saturday at the LaRue County Fairgrounds.
    At least 300 people stopped by to congratulate owner Donald McDowell on his business success, feast on hamburgers catered by the LaRue County Beef Producers and look over a dozen or so Mahindra tractors parked on the grounds.
    Customers from several counties, employees, bankers, county officials, friends and family were part of the crowd.

  • Bank of Buffalo named tops in nation

     Bank of Buffalo has been named the nation’s top performing community bank in its class by the American Banker’s Association. According to the monthly “ABA Banking Journal,” banks are segregated by asset size and corporate status.

  • Vanity Hair Grand Opening

    Vanity Hair, Hodgenville’s newest hair and nails salon, held an open house Friday. Members of the LaRue County Chamber of Commerce gathered for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the new business.
    Master stylist and owner Daniel Skaggs hopes to offer “a fresh but classic style” to LaRue County and surrounding areas.
    Skaggs has seven years of professional styling experience and is optimistic about Vanity Hair’s future. One day he hopes to include a spa aspect to the salon.

  • Two businesses announce expansions on Lincoln Boulevard

    Two Hodgenville businesses, Family Dollar and Physical Therapy Associates, are planning to expand on Lincoln Boulevard.
    Representatives of the companies announced their intentions to the LaRue County Board of Adjustments Monday in a special called meeting.
    Adam Levitt, a development project manager for The Hutton Company, said the company plans to build a new store at 876 S. Lincoln Blvd., beside McDonalds.
    Hutton will then sell the building to Family Dollar, Levitt said.

  • LaRue County Fair begins Saturday with dairy show

     LaRue County Fair Board members are putting the final touches on the fairgrounds in preparation for Saturday’s opening of the 105th LaRue County Fair – the oldest, continuously-running fair in the state. 

  • Three indicted on drug charges

     Three Upton residents were indicted July 16 by a LaRue County grand jury on various drug offenses.

  • Fundraiser Calendar - 2012

    Tickets available for A Taste of the Heartland

    The Community Health Clinic of Hardin & LaRue Counties is holding its annual fundraiser “A Taste of the Heartland.”The charity dinner/art auction begins at 7 p.m. Aug. 3 at the Historic State Theatre in Elizabethtown. The Clinic provides volunteer-based basic healthcare services to low-income, uninsured, chronically ill residents. Tickets are available at http://www.thecommunityhealthclinic.com.

    Yard sale benefits LCMS cheerleaders

  • School Calendar - 2012

    ALL SCHOOLS

    Aug. 8 – First day of school

    Sept. 3 – Holiday

    Oct. 1-5 – Fall Break

    Nov. 22 – Holiday

    Dec. 19-31 – Winter Break

    May 21, 2013 – Last day for students

    ALES

    Site-based council schedule

    For more information, call the school at 358-4112.

    HES

    HES site-based council schedule

  • Sports Shorts - July 2012

    Swimming pool open

    The LaRue County Swimming Pool will operate through Aug. 4. Hours are 12:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday; and 1-5 p.m. Sunday. It is closed on Monday. Admission is $4 for children 11 and under; $6 for ages 12 and over. The pool is available for parties 6-9 p.m. for a cost of $175, an increase of $25 from last season.

    Fish fry and cornhole tourney benefit soccer team