Today's News

  • Birth: Owen Thomas Gardner

    Owen Thomas Gardner

    Harper Anne and Hayden Jane Gardner announce the birth of their brother Owen Thomas Gardner.

    Owen was born on January 11, 2018 at 9:45 p.m. at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown. He weighed 9 pounds and 4 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    Proud parents are Jarred and Ashley Gardner of Hodgenville. Maternal grandparents are George and Sheryl Sadler of Sonora.

  • Pearman appointed to Naval Academy

    Congressman Brett Guthrie announced on Monday, February 12, 2018 the appointment of a LaRue County High School, student William Pearman to the United States Naval Academy.

    “One of my greatest honors as a member of Congress is to nominate students like Will to our nation’s military academies,” said Guthrie. “I am thrilled to announce Will’s appointment to the U.S. Naval Academy. Will is a strong student and a proven leader at his school. I know that should he choose to accept his appointment, he will serve our country admirably.”

  • School board recognition
  • Goodlett sentenced

    Former LaRue County High School Principal Kyle Goodlett was sentenced on Thursday, February 8 in United States District Court, by U.S. District Judge David J. Hale, to 108 months in prison, followed by a ten year period of supervised release, for sharing child pornography online and possessing child pornography.

  • Courier Journal Delivery Delayed - February 8, 2018

    Courtesy Notice:

    We have been informed by our sister newspaper, The News Enterprise, that issues concerning production of  today's  Courier Journal (Feb 8, 2018) will delay delivery of the publication until Friday.

    The Courier Journal reported electrical issues that prevented them from reaching the plant in Elizabethtown on time for today's delivery. 

    If you have any questions, please contact the News Enterprise directly at 270-505-1770.

  • Education becomes the focus

    As the 2018 session moves into February, key House priorities are moving through the legislative process, and we recently passed multiple bills to enhance the quality of education in Kentucky.

  • Proposed education cuts

    I was fortunate to meet with superintendents from my fifth Senate district this week. We had a great discussion about the needs of education, especially in our rural communities, and they explained to me the catastrophic consequences that proposed budget cuts would have on our local schools.

  • February 2018 Bookmobile Schedule

    Feb 7 Learn & Grow


      Maxine Rd.

      Mill Rd

      New Jackson Hwy

    Feb 8 Preschool A.L.E.S

       LaRue Trace Apt

      Taylor Mills Apt.

      Lincoln Way

    Feb 12 LCMS

    Feb 13 LCHS

    Sunrise Manor

    Bulk Foods

    Carter Bro. Rd

    Feb 14 Kingdom Kids

    Senior Center


    Campbellsville Rd

    Feb15 Bullfrogs & Butterflies


  • Community Calendar - February 7, 2018


    Free income tax service

  • Senior Calendar - February 7, 2018

    Daily Activities

    The Senior Citizens Center in Hodgenville offers several activities daily from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. including a hot lunch (served at noon, on weekdays), nutritional education and exercise. Suggested meal donation is $2. Bingo is played 10 a.m., Monday, Wednesday and Friday. For more information, call 270-358-4235.

    Senior Citizens Music