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Today's News

  • Bivens appointed to State Fair Board

    Governor Matt Bevin announced on May 10, 2016 new members to serve on the Kentucky State Fair Board.

    The Fair Board oversees operations for the Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center, located at the Kentucky State Fairgrounds, and the Kentucky International Convention Center (KICC), located in downtown Louisville. Total economic impact from these venues is more than $482.3 million annually. In August KICC will undergo a 2-year, $180 million renovation, which will potentially bring an additional $53 million in annual economic impact to the downtown area.

  • Jail log - May 11, 2016

    Bookings at the LaRue County Detention Center from Monday, March 14 to Monday, March 21.

    Damon A. Lewis, 42 was charged with operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs, failure of owner to maintain required insurance, no registration receipt and no registration plates. He remains lodged in LCDC on bond.

    Melvina Richards, 45 was charged with possession of a controlled substance and tampering with physical evidence. She was later released from LCDC on bond.

  • Baking some smiles

    One LaRue county girl and her family have ‘baked’ up a way to surprise residents at Sunrise Manor with a Mother’s day treat.

    Josie Garris, daughter of Eric and Summer Garris, got the idea to make cookies for Sunrise Manor from her grandmother, Raymonda Jaggers.

    “My grandma thought it would be nice for me to start a project to help people,” Garris said.

  • Hodgenville News - May 11, 2016

    Thought of the week: You can have more degrees than a thermometer and still be blind and ignorant.

    I went to Churchhill Downs on Thursday, May 5 with my cousins Rosetta LaFollette and Regina Childress, Karon Wheeler. We had a great time. On Saturday May 7, the LaFollete family got at Golden Corral to celebrate Mother’s Day with Cathy LaFollette, All four children was present, Ken, Dale, Candy and Danny; three grandchildren, Josh, Brittany and Angela and great granddaughter Addie. We had a great visiting with everyone.

  • Community news - May 11, 2016

    Happy belated Mother’s Day to all the mothers. I hope those who have your mothers appreciate them. Tell them how much you love them and cherish every moment with them because there will never be a mother that could replace your mother.

  • Running for Jaden

    As an exhausted Cara Hill approached the finish line of the Kentucky Derby Mini Marathon, she had one person on her mind and that person was Jaden.

    Jaden McBride, 8, of Hodgenville has cerebral palsy, which is a group of neurological disorders that appear in infancy or early childhood and permanently affect body movement, muscle coordination, and balance. Cara Hill has been McBride’s own personal assistant at Hodgenville Elementary School during the 2015-2016 school year.

  • Accident at Lincoln Pkwy & Tonieville Rd
  • Accident on Old Elizabethtown Rd
  • Students receive nurse’s aid certification

    Fifteen LaRue County High School juniors have been accepted into a class leading to state registered nurse’s aide certification through Campbellsville University’s Technology Training Center’s Allied Health Program.

    Those students include Tonya Atwell, Rachel Fantasia, Autumn Bailey, Emma Bowling, Autumn Riggs, Gillian Nunn, Cidney Neagle, Danielle Warren, Megan Cochran, Ashley McCoy, Cassidy Morgan, Airyl Heath, Olivia McFelia, Antrea King, and Chelsi Parks.

  • Students accepted to Governor’s School for the Arts

    LaRue County High School juniors Jake Cecil and Jessika Shanks have earned spots in the prestigious 2016 Kentucky Center Governor’s School for the Arts.

    Across Kentucky, more than 1,700 students applied for a total of 256 openings for nine arts disciplines, according to the program.

    Cecil will participate in visual arts, while Shanks will participate in creative writing.