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Today's News

  • Hodgenville News

    Thought for the week: Nobody’s perfect, so give yourself credit for everything you’re doing right and be kind to yourself when you struggle.

    I really enjoyed the articles and pictures of the phone exchange to smartphone. I also enjoyed the Nationwide Uniform article. I worked there 35 years ago for three and one-half years.

    I enjoyed this past weekend with my Kyknitwits sisters for our Spring Retreat in Pineville, KY.

  • Community News

    Mitzi Smith Moore, husband Reggie and son CJ was involved in an automobile accident last Friday morning. Everyone was admitted to Hardin Memorial Hospital. Mitzi was admitted to University of Louisville Hospital and had surgery Sunday morning. All went well. She is slowly improving along with husband and son.

    Jimmy Handley was admitted to Hardin Memorial Hospital and returned home last week. Linda Andrews is now a resident at Kensington Manor Nursing Home in Elizabethtown for rehab.

  • Senator Meredith legislative update

    Long nights, intense debate, and media attention from across the globe wrapped up what started as a quiet final week of the 2017 Session of the Kentucky General Assembly.

    Minutes before the Senate gaveled out for good, Governor Matt Bevin called this session the most productive in history.  It was truly an honor to work alongside the governor with the new House Majority to pass many great initiatives for our commonwealth.

  • Accident on Lincoln boulevard - April 5, 2017

    The Hodgenville Police Department responded to a two vehicle accident on Friday, March 31 at the intersection of South Lincoln Boulevard and West Forest Avenue.

    Authorities said a 2003 Ford Explorer Sport truck driven by Rigoberto Rosas-Herrera of Hodgenville was rear-ended by a 1994 Ford F-150 driven by Shirley Handley of Hodgenville. No one was injured in the accident. Hodgenville Police Sergeant James Richardson was in charge of the investigation and he said Herrera will likely be summoned to court for driving without an operator’s license at a later date.

  • 4-H Talent Show & Fashion Revue

    4-H Talent Show

    The 4-H Talent Show will be held at the LaRue County Extension Office at 6 p.m. on April 21. Pre-registration is required by April 14. In order to pre-register, call the Extension Office at 270-358-3401 or stop by to pick up a registration form.

    The talent show is open to all LaRue County youth ages 9 to 18. A variety of categories are offered including vocal, instrumental, physical skills and theatrical. A group act category is also offered for acts with five or more participants. Other acts may have from one to four participants.

  • Time your snacks right for exercising

     Make sure your body is properly fueled for a workout, but avoid mindless snacking. If you start to exercise low on fuel, you could end up feeling weak and run out of steam.

    However, unnecessary snacking before a workout may make exercise uncomfortable and add calories you don’t need, counteracting the calorie burn of your physical activity.

  • Farm calendar - April 5, 2017

    Eden Shale Field Day

    The Kentucky Beef Network will be hosting a Fenceline Feeding System field day at Eden Shale Farm at 10 a.m. on Thursday April 6. They will be discussing five different feeding system designs, sight selection, installation procedures, and they will have cattle actively using them so you can see how each one is functioning. Matt Springer, UK Wildlife Extension Specialist, will also be there to talk about how to manage black buzzard populations on your farm.

    “Hort Short” Gardening Series

  • Time to cut some grass

    The smell of fresh cut grass wafting through the neighborhood is one of the surest signs of spring. If you can catch a break in between sneezes, and you haven’t already mowed your grass, it’s probably time to crank up the mower and give your yard a much needed haircut.

    Pay special attention to mowing heights as you mow and be aware that cutting at proper heights can greatly improve the health of your lawn. Also, please remember that riding lawnmowers only have one seat for a reason. They should only have one passenger.

  • LaRue student accepted for Gatton Academy

    Richard Pike of Hodgenville was recently accepted to the Gatton Academy at Western Kentucky University in 2019.

    Pike was homeschooled and he is the son of Les and Angela Pike of Hodgenville. He was one of 95 students accepted throughout the state.

    The Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science is a place where students will complete their junior and senior years of high school living in newly expanded Florence Schneider Hall. At the end of their two-year course of study, students will graduate from high school with a minimum of 60 college credit hours.

  • ECTC to host open house, career fair April 12

    Elizabethtown Community and Technical College will host an Open House and Career Fair from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the main campus at 600 College Street Road in Elizabethtown on Wednesday, April 12.

    The Fair will be the perfect opportunity for prospective students, parents, or anyone interested in college and career training to see what ECTC has to offer, and learn how they can get started for Summer and Fall Semesters.