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Today's News

  • Calling all bears, shoppers and tree-lovers

    Hodgenville will provide an early kickoff to the holiday season this weekend. Local merchants will hold holiday open houses with specials and gifts and lovely décor.

  • Calling all bears, shoppers and tree-lovers

    Hodgenville will provide an early kickoff to the holiday season this weekend. Local merchants will hold holiday open houses with specials and gifts and lovely décor.

  • Calling all bears, shoppers and tree-lovers

    Hodgenville will provide an early kickoff to the holiday season this weekend. Local merchants will hold holiday open houses with specials and gifts and lovely décor.

  • Two home break-ins reported in Athertonville

    Two homes were broken into Oct. 27 in Athertonville, according to reports from the Kentucky State Police. A number of weapons, including firearms were stolen from the residences, police said.

    This investigation is ongoing and anyone with information regarding this case should contact Kentucky State Police at 270-766-5078.

  • LaRue advances in football playoffs

    LaRue County's ground game churned out a 35-32 playoff victory Friday night against host Valley High School in Ciass 4A football playoff action.

    The Hawks entered the playoffs as a No. 3 seed and traveled to southern Jefferson County for the game.

    The victory extends the season. LaRue will play at Marion County next Friday. The Knights defeated Breckinridge County 64-14.

    LaRue is now 7-4 on the season.

    PLAYOFF PICTURE

  • Emily Johnson honored at proficiency awards

    A LaRue County resident was among the winners in the National Agricultural Proficiency Awards Pageant announced Oct. 23 at the 82nd National FFA Convention.

    In the floriculture category, Emily Johnson was honored in the entreprenuership/placement category.

    She took agriculture classes and served as chapter secretary for the LaRue County FFA. She also works at Lee’s Garden Center, a local nursery and landscape store. She is attending the University of Kentucky, studying to be an agriculture teacher.

  • Veterans, today's military honored at ceremony

    After 23 years in the Army, the military career of Command Sgt. Maj. Edward Mitchell of the 16th Cavalry Regiment brought him to Hodgenville on Sunday.

    As featured speaker at Hodgenville's tribute to veterans, he urged the crowd to offer "a simple and heartfelt" word of thanks to those who performed selflessly in military service.

  • Lower heating costs expected

    Home heating costs could be down this winter, according to projections from the Kentucky Public Service Commission.

    Sharply lower wholesale natural gas prices will likely translate to smaller bills for customers.

    “Natural gas prices have come down considerably from the artificially high levels of last year,” PSC Chairman David Armstrong said. “Furthermore, there is reason to think that we may see relatively stable prices for the next several years.”

  • Senior Night honorees listed

    At the final home football game of the season Friday, Oct. 30, senior members of the football team plus other fall sports were honored along with their parents. Band members and cheerleaders also were recognized.

    The LCHS honorees were:

    Football: Kenny Albert, Lincoln Bingham, David Blair, Jason Carlberg, Lucas Chaudoin, Brandon Clemons, Tyler Davenport, Eddy Mitchell, Ian Mortensen, Christian Mullins, Tyler Nall, Truman Padgett, Kenneth Sanders, Jacob Sutherland, Kris Sutherland, Jesse Tackett, C.J. Turner, Ryan Wafford, Jordan Warren.

  • Taekwondo students advance

    Sallee’s Family Taekwondo held a belt testing and rank promotion. Oct. 2 Students were tested in forms, sparring and weapons. Students tested and promoted were: Randy Bunnell and Barry Blackburn to orange belt; Haley Miller to yellow belt; Maddie Pouier to brown belt; Austin Jaggers to red belt; Bill Marcum to first degree black belt. The judges for the testing were David and Dorothy Perkins, Kayla Sallee, Bill Wilson and Randal Sallee Jr.