Today's News

  • Community News

    I hope everyone had a safe and happy Fourth of July. Sunday, June 25 was Communion Sunday at Lane Lincoln and First Baptist.

    First Baptist- This Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. will be Bible Study. This Thursday at 6 p.m. will be choir rehearsal.

  • Community News

    Thought for the week:  The best things in life are the people you love, the places you’ve seen and the memories you’ve made along the way.

    Hope everyone has a safe Fourth of July. It’s early deadline and I remembered it. Yeah, in fact I worked hard on getting my column together last Thursday and sent it in thinking last Friday was the early deadline. Stop laughing! At least I remembered. It wasn’t right week but I remembered.

  • PSC modifies Nolin RECC Rate Hike Request

    The Kentucky Public Service Commission (PSC) granted Nolin Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation a revenue increase on Wednesday, June 21 that is somewhat smaller than the amount requested by the electric distribution cooperative.

    With the rate increase granted by the PSC, a typical Nolin residential customer will see their average monthly electric bill rise by about $12 (11.4 percent), from about $106 to $118. That includes a $4.46 increase in the monthly customer charge, from the current $9.04 to $13.50. The new rates take effect immediately.

  • Five mistakes when reading food labels

     Food and Health Communications shares these common mistakes made by consumers when trying to make healthy food choices.

    Mistake one: Ignore the label. Nutrition facts labels are a great source of tons of information about the food inside the package, yet many people completely ignore them. Check the nutrition facts for information about sodium, sugar, and fat content, then choose foods that contain less of those ingredients.

  • PSC Revises Settlement in KU, LG&E Rate Cases

    The Kentucky Public Service Commission (PSC) has granted base rate increases sought by Louisville Gas & Electric Co. (LG&E) and Kentucky Utilities Co. (KU), but reduced them below the levels agreed to earlier by the utilities and other parties to the cases.

  • Reunion calendar

    Wheeler Gore Reunion

    The Wheeler-Gore Reunion will be held at 1 p.m. on July 9 at LaRue County Sportsman Lake. For more information contact Nathan Wheeler at 270-735-7970.

    Class of 1967 Reunion

    The LaRue County High School Class of 1967 will celebrate it’s 50 year reunion on October 7 at First Baptist Church Fellowship Hall located at 730 Tonieville Rd. in Hodgenville.

  • Woman's Club launches international supper club

    The Hodgenville Woman’s Club hosted its inaugural dinner in their International Supper Club series on Thursday, June 22 with an Indian menu featuring samosas, chicken tikka masala, coconut curry vegetables, saag paneer, naan, and pistachio ice cream.  

    The supper club proceeds from the Indian dinner will be used to help underprivileged children get supplies for the upcoming school year.  $1,000 will be donated to the Family Resource Youth Service Center, known as FRYSC, of the LaRue County Schools.

  • Community Calendar


    Goodtime Cruisers Cruise-in on the Square

    The Goodtime Cruisers will have a Cruise-in on the Square In downtown Hodgenville from 4-8 p.m. on Saturday, July 15.

    AGstravaganza Dinner on the Square

  • New State laws in effect

    Most new laws approved during the Kentucky General Assembly’s 2017 regular session went into effect on Thursday, June 29.

    The Kentucky Constitution specifies that new laws take effect 90 days after the adjournment of the legislature unless they have a special effective date, are general appropriations measures, or include an emergency clause that makes them effective immediately upon becoming law. Final adjournment of the 2017 Regular Session was on March 30, making June 29 the normal effective date for most bills.

  • Fourth of July a time for celebration

    By Brandon Reed
    24th District Kentucky State Representative


    The Fourth of July is a time that represents everything that is fundamentally great about America: the freedom and inalienable rights that this nation was founded upon.