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Today's News

  • Little League Baseball reunion set for June 15

     For the past six decades, Ed Lewis of Hodgenville has been connected with LaRue County Little League baseball, either as a player, coach or umpire.

    “I played the first year the league began, which I believe was 1955 or ’56,” recalled Lewis, who works part time at Grant’s Appliance Parts in Hodgenville.  “Our games were at the county fairgrounds.”

  • PHOTO: Hobart Wilkins Reunion

     Those attending the Hobart Wilkins reunion are front from left, Ruth Nicholas, Ramona Dever, Gonda McCubbin; back, Kevin McCubbin, Chuck Dever, Billy Dever, Harley Dever, Ricky Wilkins, Mona Bell, Larry Crowe, Betty Hornback, Mike Wilkins, Billy Dunn, Connie Milby, Lisa Pickerell, Brenda Slaughter, Peggy Sprowles, Sue Myer and David Dever.

  • PHOTO: Four generations of Devers

     Four generations of the Dever family are pictured. Front from left, Harley Dever, Ramona Dever; back, Billy Dever and Chuck Dever.

  • Zachary Lee wins Gerald T. McCubbin scholarship

     Zachary Lee of Hodgenville, a recent LaRue County High School graduate, has been awarded the Gerald T. McCubbin Memorial Scholarship sponsored by Magnolia Bank.

    The $500 scholarship is awarded based on school and community activities, academics, scholastic honors, achievements and an essay addressing how their education will benefit humanity.

    Lee plans to pursue a degree in electrical engineering at Liberty University. He is the son of Marty and Teresa Lee.

  • Helen Clark celebrates 100th birthday

     Helen Clark of Hodgenville will celebrate her 100th birthday, noon to 3 p.m., June 16, 2012, at The Lincoln Museum Community Room on Lincoln Square.

    She is the wife of the late Paul Clark. They have five children, Geneva Viers, Doris Jones, Betty Allen and Leroy Clark, all of Hodgenville, and Zelma Potts of Woodlawn, Tenn.; 13 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; and 25 great-great-grandchildren.

    All friends and relatives are invited to the celebration. No gifts requested.

  • James Crosswhite awarded Memorial Scholarship

     James Crosswhite, a recent graduate of LaRue County High School, is the winner of the LCHS Class of 1968 Memorial Scholarship.

    James, the son of Lester and Melissa Crosswhite, will attend the University of Louisville this fall where he plans to major in engineering.

    The $500 scholarship has been awarded for the past four years and was established by the Class of 1968 in memory of their deceased classmates.

  • PHOTO: Buffalo cheerleaders, 1952

     The Buffalo High School cheerleaders of 1952 will celebrate their 60th reunion on June 23. They are, from left, Yvonne R. Nallia, Imogene B. Dedman, Bonnie R. Hibbs, Della C. Thomas and Nola S. Petterson.

  • HES students travel to Washington DC as part of Junior National Scholar Program

    Four Hodgenville Elementary School students traveled Friday to Washington D.C. to participate in the Junior National Young Leaders Conference.

    Emma Bell, Trey Ireland, Logan Rock and Kylee Thurman are spending about a week in the D.C. area, visiting museums and memorials, attending seminars with speakers like Newt Gingrich, Ralph Nader and former vice president, Al Gore.

  • COLUMN: Notes from Groundhog Hill

    by Steve LaRue

    Garden of Envy.

    On my way to Groundhog Hill each morning, I pass beautiful fields of green corn, recently set tobacco and purple cornflowers growing wild alongside the road. By the time I reach my experimental garden, I feel happy and eager to see what’s changed in a day’s time. All that’s missing is a bluebird on my shoulder. Not a bad way to start one’s day.

  • PHOTO: Hawks track team

    Members of the Hawks Track and Field Team are front from left, Dalton Lawson, Raymundo Perez, Justin Davis, Austin Parrish; back, Coach Drew Simpson, Trevor Wallace, Jackson Venegas, Larry Mullins, Cody Thompson, Adam Sandidge and Randy Young.