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Today's News

  • Flooding possible as heavy rainfall continues

    As heavy rainfall continues in the area, residents are advised to be aware of the chance of flooding.

    Hodgenville Mayor Kenny DeVore reminds residents in flood-prone areas to be watchful of possible manhole overflows and sewer backups.

    Areas that usually encounter problems are Greensburg Street and areas on the north end of town (West Main Street and Creekfront Park vicinities).

  • Shelby County farmer injured

    The farming community of Shelby County is still reeling in shock after one of its best known – and best loved – farmers was seriously injured Sunday in a farming accident.

    Longtime farmer Jack Trumbo was taken to the University of Louisville Hospital Sunday after he a tractor he was working on rolled over him.

  • Sanders files suit against City, Chief

     A Hodgenville woman has filed a civil suit against city officials, alleging they caused her “great humiliation, embarrassment, mental anguish, mental and emotional pain and suffering, and damage to her reputation and character.”

    DeeAnne Sanders is seeking damages against the City of Hodgenville, Steven R. Johnson and unknown defendants.

  • Judge dismisses Cruse/Hornback charges

     A final set of charges was dismissed Monday against former Hodgenville mayor Terry L. Cruse and former city clerk/treasurer MaDonna Hornback.

    The two were indicted in February on charges of theft by unlawful taking and complicity for allegedly accepting raises to which they were not entitled.

    The dismissal was part of a plea agreement in which Cruse and Hornback admitted to misuse of the City’s fleet fuel card. They each spent 30 days in jail and agreed to reimburse the City several thousand dollars.

  • Durbin's routine has led to track success

     For the last six years, Kristina Durbin has had a routine that few teenagers would want.

  • BASEBALL: John Selman brings commitment to the game

     The urban dictionary defines the words baseball junkie as someone who eats and breathes baseball. 

    To claim that junior John Selman is a baseball junkie is an understatement. Hawks head coach Eric Allen said, “This day and age there’s not a lot of high school kids that are baseball junkies, but John is definitely that.”

    Baseball has been a big part of Selman’s life since the age of 2. He has been playing on a team since the age of 5.

  • Court Briefs - April 1, 2015

      In contempt

    Lewis Ray Ireland Jr. was found in contempt March 16 in LaRue Circuit Court regarding a 2005 civil suit. He was ordered to serve 179 days in jail or pay $1,040.

     

  • Hodgenville Elementary School Honor Roll - Third Quarter - 2015

     Third quarter

    All A’s

  • WKU cadets march at White Sands

     Six Western Kentucky University Army ROTC cadets participated in the 2015 Bataan Memorial Death March on March 22 at White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico.

    The Bataan Memorial Death March is a challenging march through the high desert terrain of White Sands Missile Range, conducted in honor of the heroic service members who defended the Philippine Islands during World War II, sacrificing their freedom, health and, in many cases, their lives.

  • Hinton's a certified farm market

     Hinton’s Orchard & Farm Market of LaRue County is one of the 98 certified farm markets across the Commonwealth recently accepted into the 2015 Kentucky Farm Bureau Certified Roadside Farm Market Program.

    In joining the KFB Certified Roadside Farm Market Program, Hinton’s Orchard & Farm Market has committed to offering quality products and service. Its acceptance by Farm Bureau tells customers that Hinton’s Orchard & Farm Market meets the highest standards of quality, freshness, and marketing appeal.