Today's News

  • Candlelight service to honor fallen officer

    Hodgenville Police Department will hold a candlelight service Monday to honor Officer Mark Taulbee who died Sept. 16, 2012.

    Taulbee lost control of his cruiser while in pursuit of a subject. He died of injuries sustained in the crash.

    Police Chief Steve Johnson has been working with Supporting Heroes to organize the service.

    Supporting Heroes is an organization that aids families of police, firefighters and EMS workers killed in the line of duty. It coordinated Officer Taulbee’s funeral a year ago.

  • Hunter becomes farmer
  • Be safe this harvest season, prevent accidents and mishaps

    LaRue County has had too many tragic accidents recently involving various vehicles and equipment.

    With the fall harvest underway, farmers are encouraged to be extra careful and prevent accidents and further tragedies from happening.

    Consider the following safety tips.

  • 4-H Calendar -September 11, 2013

    Poultry Club
    The 4-H Poultry Club will meet at 3:30 p.m. Sept. 11 at the Extension office. New members are welcome to attend.

    Arts & Crafts Explorers
    The 4-H Arts & Crafts Explorers Club will meet 3:30 p.m. Sept. 25 at the Extension office. New members are welcome to attend. For more information, call the Extension office at 270-358-3401.

  • Farm News -September 11, 2013

    Tractor pull at LaRue County Fairgrounds
    A tractor pull will be held 4:30 p.m. Sept. 14 at the LaRue County Fairgrounds, 375 S. Greensburg St., Hodgenville.

    Pork Producers meet
    The LaRue County Pork Association will meet 7 p.m. Sept. 16 at the LaRue County Extension office in Hodgenville. All interested individuals are invited to attend.

  • Tractor pull at LaRue County Fairgrounds

    Organizers are crossing their fingers, hoping Saturday night’s tractor pull isn’t canceled once again.

    The LaRue County Fair’s tractor pull was canceled in June due to heavy storms. It will be held 4:30 p.m. Sept. 14 at the LaRue County Fairgrounds, 375 S. Greensburg St., Hodgenville.

    Sign-in is 4 p.m.; gate fee is $5 per person with children age 6 and under, free.

    There are 12 classes for farm stock antique, open antique, non turbo, altered farm and King of the Hill.

    Trophies will be presented.

  • Heath family seeks to save lives one ‘pull’ at a time

    With a long history of cancer, Connie Heath and her family are working to eradicate the illness for others.

    In an effort to raise money for Susan G. Komen for the Cure, the Burger King Breast Cancer Awareness Truck and Tractor Pull is returning to Hardin County this fall.

    The pull at the Hardin County Fairgrounds begins at 7 p.m. Oct. 11 and 6 p.m. Oct. 12, with events for children beginning at 2 p.m. Oct. 12. Last year’s pull raised more than $14,000 for the foundation.

  • Church Calendar -September 11, 2013

    Food and clothing giveaway at South Fork
    South Fork Baptist Church, 4915 New Jackson Hwy., will have a food and clothing giveaway 10:30 a.m. Sept. 15 following morning worship. Registration is at 9:30 a.m. in the front foyer of the church. For more information, call the church at  325-3626.

    Pleasant Ridge homecoming
    Pleasant Ridge Separate Baptist Church will have homecoming Sept. 15. The Whitlock family will sing at 11 a.m. A meal will be at noon.

  • Believers in Christ receive spiritual blessings

    Believers in Christ are blessed. Paul says in Ephesians 1:3, “Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in the heavenly realms with every spiritual blessing in Christ.”  

    One blessing the believer has is help for daily living. We all need help in life at various times – with raising our children, with our marriages, with our work and with our relationships. God can help us with these and more if we will seek him and seek his guidance in his word.  

  • Frankfort’s 2014 Session

    A schedule for the Kentucky General Assembly’s 2014 session was approved this week by legislative leaders.

    The session is scheduled to convene on Jan. 7 and adjourn April 15. It is expected to last 60 working days – the maximum allowed by the state constitution in even-numbered years.

    Legislators will not meet in session on Jan. 20 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day or on Feb. 17 in observance of Presidents’ Day.