Today's News

  • Hodgenville man buys Raywick business

    The former Susie's Bottoms Up has been sold.
    On June 13, Chris Gribbins of Hodgenville signed a deed of conveyance to purchase the business on KY Hwy. 84 (Main Street in Raywick) for $80,000 from the Fifth Wheel Bar and Grill Limited Liability Company.
    Susie and David Riggle signed the deed as members of the Fifth Wheel Bar and Grill LLC. The deed was filed with the Marion County Clerk's Office on June 18.
    Gribbins is now operating the business as Raywick Bar and Grill.

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  • Abigail Williamson named President's Scholar

     Abigail Williamson of Hodgenville achieved the designation of President’s Scholar for the spring semester at Western Kentucky University.

    To be selected for the honor, the student must compile an academic standing of 3.8 or better for the semester.

  • LaRue County Fair Pageants

     The LaRue County Fair Board is seeking participants for several beauty pageants.

    Applications for all pageants may be picked up at the LaRue County Extension Service office, LaRue County Chamber of Commerce or www.laruecofair.com.

    Pre-register by July 23.

    The events are as follows:

    • Miss LaRue County Fair, ages 16-21. The pageant is 8:30 p.m. Monday, July 30.  All contestants must be a resident of Kentucky.

    • Miss Teen, ages 13-15. The pageant is 8 p.m. Tuesday, July 31.

  • PHOTO: Wesley Meadows holds flag-raising

    The Wesley Meadows congregation celebrated the Fourth of July a few days early. On July 1, the group raised the American flag in honor of veterans who have served in the past or currently. Three retired veterans raised the flag for the first time – Jessie Roundtree, who served in the U.S. Army during World War II; Jack Jones, who served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War; and Herman Allen, who served in the U.S. Air Force. Allen called the flag, “the greatest sight he ever saw.”

  • PHOTO: Rep. Michael Meredith
  • PHOTO: Williams family reunion

     A large number of family and friends attended the Williams family reunion.

  • PHOTO: Cool in the pool

     Noah Lawler and Walker Matherly escaped last week’s heat with a visit to the Park and Recreation swimming pool.

  • School Board hears personnel changes

    The LaRue County Board of Education heard the following personnel recommendations at its June 18 meeting: (Note: The Board does not approve personnel changes but is notified of new hires, transfers, retirements and resignations.)

    Employment of:
    • Jennifer Propes as library media specialists at Abraham Lincoln Elementary School effective June 1.
    • Millie Underwood as attendance clerk at Hodgenville Elementary School effective June 1.

  • PHOTO: Basketball Academy

    Kenyon Goodin brushed up on his basketball skills at last week’s Next Level Basketball Academy. Goodin passes to his teammate as his defender tries to jump in the way.