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Today's News

  • Slayton earns Eagle Scout rank

    Samuel Slayton of St. Vivian Church, Boy Scout Troop 682, in Cincinnati has attained the rank of Eagle Scout. He joins the ranks of 35 other Eagle Scouts from Troop 682 in its 53-year history at St. Vivian. Fewer than three percent of all boys who enter Scouting achieve the rank of Eagle Scout.

    To become an Eagle, a candidate must demonstrate leadership skills in his Troop and in a community service project. For his project, Slayton chose to build an 130 foot fence addition to Farbach-Warner Nature Reserve in Colerain Township, Ohio.

  • CRUSEing to a second term

    Incumbent Mayor Terry Cruse defeated challenger Rita Williams by 148 votes Tuesday to reclaim the top seat in Hodgenville for a second term.

  • Information sought about Bloyds' token

    Looking for token clues

    A friend was searching through his pocket change for a soda and noticed a token from H.M. Bloyds Café, Hodgenville, in the mix. Him, knowing I am a life long resident of Hodgenville, gave it to me. I asked my mother, who will celebrate her 87th birthday this year, about it and she didn't have any recollection of the business.

  • Holiday Open House is this weekend

    The Hodgenville Main Street Renaissance Association will be promoting a "Shop At Home" theme for this year's holiday retail promotion. The promotion is Nov. 5-7 with businesses offering extended hours.

    Main Street will offer shoppers a chance to win a basket of goodies from each participant. Just visit participating stores and sign up for the drawing. The goodie baskets will appear in Main Street's Christmas window at The Lincoln Museum Community Room until the drawing at noon Nov. 8 at the Main Street office.

  • Students to visit Fort Harrod for a living history lesson

    What better way to learn about Kentucky history than to visit places where history was made?

    Fifth grade students from Abraham Lincoln Elementary School will observe some of that history first-hand Friday when they visit Fort Harrod and a Civil War Museum in Harrodsburg.

  • Waste Transport Susan G. Komen for the Cure

    The employees of Waste Transport Service wore pink T-shirts on Oct. 21 and 25 in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  Many of the employees have a relative or loved one that has been diagnosed with breast cancer.  In honor of those affected, a donation was made to the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation.

  • TIMEee^FORee^TREES: Main Street kicks off event

         Main Street’s Annual Festival of Trees will take entries for a few more days.

         This is a fun way for an organization, a business, a church or individual to make money for a non-profit cause. We’ll take trees of almost any size including table trees, plus wreaths, centerpieces, banners and more.     

         We don’t guarantee results, but last year every single item was sold in the silent auction.

  • Alleged drunken driver hits ditch, dodges road crew

    A Hodgenville man faces numerous charges after he allegedly drove recklessly in a road construction area.

    David Christopher Young, 47, was allegedly driving north on Howardstown Road about 3 p.m. Oct. 21 when he approached 11 workers paving the road. According to Deputy Matt Darst, Young drove through the ditch to go around the flagger and “popped both passenger side tires.” The flagger instructed him to stop, however, Young told him “he was going on up the hill,” Darst said.

  • 4-H calendar

    4-H Membership

  • Farm Calendar

    Dairy district meetings

        American Dairy Association of Kentucky will meet 7 p.m. Nov. 11, Cave City Convention Center. For more information, contact district director Daniel Perkins of Hodgenville or call 1-800-928-6455.

    Dead animal pickup

        For dead animal pickup, call Bluegrass Recycling at 1-888-744-1186. The cost is $87.50 and the LaRue County Conservation District will reimburse the landowner 75 percent of the cost with receipt. For more information, call the Conservation District office at 358-3132.