Today's News

  • UPDATE: Body found on I-65

    Kentucky State Police are on the scene between mile markers 99 and 100 in the northbound lane of Interstate 65 where the body of a female has been found.

    Kentucky Transportation Cabinet road crews are assisting KSP in closing the outside northbound lane. The lane is expected to be closed for several hours, according to a news release.

    Kentucky State Trooper Norman Chaffins said the body was found about 9:30 a.m. by a mowing company. Foul play is suspected.

  • Akin graduates from University of the Cumberlands

    Scott Akin of Hodgenville graduated May 4 from University of the Cumberlands in Williamsburg.

    He earned a master of arts degree in Christian studies.

  • Enlow receives 4.0 Medallion from ECTC

    Daniel Enlow of Glendale was awarded a 4.0 Medallion from Elizabethtown Community and Technical College for achieving a perfect grade point average. He was one of only four graduating students to receive the award.

  • Akin earns bachelor of arts degree from WKU

    Taylor Lyn Akin earned a bachelor of arts degree in music education – integrated P-12 from Western Kentucky University in May. He graduated cum laude with honors.

    Akin, a 2009 graduate of LaRue County High School, is the son of Sherry and Doug Akin. He plans to pursue a career in music education.

  • Skaggs receives $500 Leadership Scholarship

    Kayla Michelle Skaggs, a 2013 graduate of LaRue County High School, is the recipient of the $300 Leadership LaRue County Scholarship given annually by the LaRue County Chamber of Commerce. 

    Kayla, the daughter of Steve and Sandy Skaggs of Magnolia, plans to attend the University of Kentucky in the fall and pursue a career in business marketing education. This college track includes a four-year major in business marketing and pursing a master’s in education to be eligible to teach at a secondary school.

  • Holt earns $500 scholarship from Hogenville Woman's Club

    Haley Holt is the recipient of the Hodgenville Woman’s Club $500 scholarship.

    Holt, a 2013 graduate of LaRue County High School, is the daughter of Sandy and Tony Holt.

    She has been involved in the Community Service Club, Lady Hawks Basketball and Volleyball teams, Class Committee and yearbook.

    She plans to attend Lindsey Wilson College and pursue a career in physical therapy.

  • Senior Activities

    Senior Citizens music
    The LaRue County Senior Citizens Center, 112 N. Walters Ave., Hodgenville, has music beginning at 6:30 p.m. every Saturday. Musicians and singers are welcome.

    For more information, call 358-4311 or e-mail Viola Riggs at viola47@windstream.net.

  • School Board forms ‘food and nutrition’ committee

     A food and nutrition committee, proposed by LaRue County School Board member Linda Pearman, will meet this summer in an effort to improve the district’s lunch program.

  • Florence’s legacy continues with the ‘Earl Burger’

    The family of the late Samuel “Earl” Florence can continue the memory of their loved one in a unique way – by going to the Hodgenville McDonalds and ordering an “Earl Burger.”

    Janice Graham of Harrodsburg, Earl’s daughter, said her father passed away April 4 due to cancer. She is pleased his memory lives on at one of his regular weekly stops.

  • PHOTO: Beefin' up the Band

     LaRue County Beef Producers Peggy Jones, Ann Flanders, Pat Hollingshead and Ruby Garrison took a timeout to pose for a photo during the May 7 cook at the LaRue County Band of Hawks banquet.