Today's News

  • Gov. Steve Beshear's Inaugural address

     Thank you, Jane, for your love and support, and for being such a great First Lady.  Thank you to our sons, Jeff and Andy, and their families, for making us so proud.


    And thank you to Jerry, Madeline and Sidney Abramson, for agreeing to join us in leading this state over the next four years.




  • Campbellsville University students plan mission trip to Haiti

     Hannah White, a junior from Hodgen-ville, and Kayla Bradshaw, a junior from Summers-ville, will travel to Haiti for a Christmas break mission trip with Campbellsville University.

  • PHOTOS: New Haven Christmas Parade Float Winners

    The City of New Haven celebrated Christmas Dec. 4 with a parade and visit with Santa.

  • Community Calendar - Dec. 14, 2011

    Santa’s Helpers need toys
    Ann “Snookie” Morrison and Santa’s Helpers are collecting toys for children of all ages for Christmas. They are in need of new and used toys and batteries to be given away. For pick up, call Morrison at 270-234-3313 or drop off items at Santa’s Shop at 760 Salem Lake Road, Hodgenville.
    Toys also may be dropped in the Santa’s Helper box at Dollar General Store, Lincoln National Bank, Bank of Buffalo, LaRue County Chamber of Commerce, Hodgenville Grill or Magnolia Mall.

  • Sunrise Manor residents enjoy carriage ride

    Sunrise Manor residents and daycare clients received a special holiday treat Dec. 6.
    Tom Smith and B.J., a registered Tennessee Walking Horse, took the participants on carriage rides in Hodgenville.
    Morna Eastridge enjoyed the trip because it was something she had done many times with her husband.
    Wesley Meadows Church provided a delicious holiday meal and the carriage ride made a wonderful day.  
    Angela Smith summed it up best by saying, “It was fun.”

  • Lead poisoning is preventable

     Lead poisoning is one of the most preventable health problems affecting children today. The CDC reports that 250,000 children in the United States between the ages of one and five have elevated levels of lead in their blood. Lead is much more harmful to children because it damages their developing nerves and brains. The goal is to prevent lead exposure before children are harmed.

  • Church Calendar - Dec. 14, 2011

    Food pantry at Church of Christ
    The food pantry at the LaRue County Church of Christ will be giving food to families who qualify 9:30 a.m.- noon Dec. 16 and 6-7 p.m. Dec. 21. For more information, call 358-9220.

    Wesley Meadows: Healing of the Heart service
    Wesley Meadows United Methodist Church will host a Christmas “Healing of the Heart” service 6 p.m. Dec. 18. For more information, call Rev. Votaw at 325-3740.

    Christmas program at Pleasant Ridge

  • PHOTO: Firefighter of the Year

    LaRue County Fire Chief Jason Sadler congratulated firefighter Michael Key for earning the department’s 2011 “Firefighter of the Year” award. 

  • City Police receive surveillance cameras

    Hodgenville City Police will soon be outfitted with surveillance cameras in squad cars.
    Chief Steve Johnson told City Council Monday that Elizabethtown City Police had donated 10 of the cameras and wiring to HCP.
    “E’town went digital and had no use for (the equipment),” he said, adding that the equipment was relatively new.
    Johnson said the cameras will “reduce liability to the city on traffic stops.”
    “I appreciate Deputy Chief Troy Dye (ECP) making such a generous donation,” he said.

  • Police Log - Dec. 14, 2011

    Possession of controlled substance
    Bruce T. Bloyd (1964) was charged with possession of controlled substance, second offense (cocaine); possession of marijuana; and three counts of buy or possession of drug paraphernalia Dec. 2 by Kentucky State Police. He was lodged in the LaRue County Detention Center under $9,500 cash bond. A preliminary hearing will be Dec. 14 in LaRue District Court.