Today's News

  • Hodgenville News - June 8, 2016

    Thought for the week:  Happiness keeps you sweet, trials keep you strong, sorrow keeps you human, failures keep you humble and success keeps you glowing, but only God keeps you going.

    Another Relay for Life has come and gone and once again. LaRue County has done an excellent job in supporting this great cause as they raised $60602.49. Way to go to all the teams and individuals that dedicated so much time and energy into this great cause.

  • Relay Check Presentation
  • Rotary - June 8, 2016
  • Magnolia High Class Reunion
  • Community news - June 8, 2016

    Sunday, May 29, was the McDougal family reunion at the Hodgenville Community Center. Sunday was also Communion Sunday at First Baptist and Lane Lincoln. Arneva Smith was recognized, as she celebrated her 89th birthday. She is the second oldest member at First Baptist.

  • Jail log - June 8, 2016

    Bookings at the LaRue County Detention Center From Monday, May 23 to Monday, June 6.

    Aleshia K. Rosenberry, 22, of Illinois was arrested on a bench warrant for court. She remains lodged in LCDC on bond.

    Craig A. Vernon, 26, of Campbellsville was charged with possession of an open alcoholic beverage in a motor vehicle, operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs, failure to maintain required insurance, two counts of possession of a controlled substance (cocaine) and drug paraphernalia. He remains lodged in LCDC on bond.

  • Hodgenville receives safety grant

    “We use every opportunity to make our city safer,” said City Clerk, Toni Burton referring to the $2,212.90 that the City of Hodgenville was recently awarded by the Kentucky League of Cities Insurance Services (KLCIS).

    The grant was used for fall prevention safety harnesses and reflective outerwear for maintenance workers and also allowed two employees to attend the KLCIS Risk and Safety Conference.

  • Created by the people for the people

    It’s common knowledge that Abraham Lincoln, the 16th president of the United States was born just south of Hodgenville. What many don’t know is that the park and memorial would not have come to exist with out the tireless efforts of dedicated community members and historical enthusiasts.

  • The interim is still busy

    The General Assembly may be at its busiest during the first several months of the year, when the House and Senate are focused on passing new laws, but the summer and fall months are important as well to the legislative process.

  • Why your kid does not friend you

    I overheard an adult mom recently commenting to a friend that their college-aged daughter refused to Friend her on Facebook. The other person commented enthusiastically that her daughter had friended her, and she followed her closely! I “almost” did not have the heart to tell them they were both out-of-touch with reality.