Today's News

  • HMH organizes flu clinic

    Hardin Memorial Hospital is mobilizing a flu clinic on its Wellness on Wheels mobile health unit this week to combat the widespread presence of influenza in its service area.

    The clinic is from 7:30 a.m to 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 17 in the Elizabethtown Wal-Mart parking lot. Michelle Murphy, director of marketing and public relations for HMH, said 300 adult doses of the flu vaccine will be given out on a first-come, first-served basis for anyone age 18 or older.

  • Road closed due to high water - now open

    The Kentucky Department of Highways announced several road closures due to high water.
     Ky. 583 in Lyons Station was added to the list Sunday evening.
    The KDH said the road was passable Monday morning.

  • Cyclists can enter the Horsey Hundred and more

     Cyclists in Kentucky have a new challenge – the Kentucky Century Challenge.

    The event brings together four of the most popular cycling rides in Kentucky: The Redbud Ride in London, the Horsey Hundred in Georgetown, the Preservation Pedal in Frankfort and the Old Kentucky Home Tour in Louisville.

  • Lyons named in Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges

     A Hodgenville woman is among five ECTC Students selected for “Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges.”

    Stacie Lyons is a 1990 graduate of East Hardin High School. She is working toward her Associate in Science Degree from ECTC, with plans to earn a bachelor’s degree in engineering from the University of Louisville.

  • Turner sworn in as KACo president

     LaRue County Judge/executive Tommy Turner was installed in November as president of the Kentucky Association of Counties.

    Outgoing President John Wilson, Garrard County Judge/executive, passed the gavel to Turner during a banquet in Louisville.

    Formed in 1974, the Kentucky Association of Counties is a non-profit, non-partisan association representing the needs of county government in legislative matters, and offering a variety of services to promote the progress of county government. KACo serves all 120 counties of the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

  • Red Hill Cemetery Commission to meet at 6 p.m. Monday

     The Red Hill Cemetery Commission will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 14 at Hodgenville City Hall.

    The meeting was scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m., however, City representatives decided to start the meeting early due to the length of the agenda.

    The Red Hill Cemetery Commission meets prior to the Hodgenville City Council meeting at 7 p.m.

  • PHOTO: Shopko donation

     Shopko of Hodgenville donated $2,500 to LaRue County High School during the grand opening Jan. 10. LCHS Principal Paul Mullins, right, accepts the check from store manager Ryan Miller.     

  • Higdon: Expect changes to pill mill legislation

     A comprehensive measure the Kentucky General Assembly enacted last year to curb prescription drug abuse is in need of changes, says one of the lawmakers who helped shape it.

    In an interview with The Kentucky Standard last week, Sen. Jimmy Higdon, R-Lebanon, who helped lead efforts to revise House Bill 1 and get it passed in the Senate, said it has been effective, but has had unexpected results.

  • None injured when semis collide

      Two semi trucks collided early Friday at the intersection of Ky. 61 and U.S. 31-E. No injuries were reported but traffic was delayed for several hours as crews worked to clean debris from the roadway.

  • Land of Lincoln Planning and Zoning Permits - Nov. and Dec. 2012

     Information compiled from Land of Lincoln Planning and Zoning records


    Greg Ballard, Carter Brothers Road, Hodgenville, deck

    Dwayne Whitlock, Whitlock Road, land division

    Erica Vaughn, S. Lincoln Boulevard, Hodgenville, conditional use permit

    Matthew Vertrees, Weldon Loop Road, Upton, rezoning

    Meredith & Meredith, Forresta Court, Hodgenville, residence

    Michael Walker, Keith Road, Buffalo, residence

    Laugh-N-Learn, S. Lincoln Blvd., Hodgenville, variance