Today's News

  • Henderson presented with token of appreciation
  • Community News

    First Baptist- This Saturday at noon will be the missionary meeting. This Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. will be Bible Study. This Thursday at 6 p.m. will be choir rehearsal.

    Lane Lincoln will be having their Pastor’s Appreciation Day for their Pastor, Reverend Aaron Moss, Sr. this Sunday morning during morning services. The guest will be Reverend Oliver Walker and his congregation of Phillips Chapel CME Church of Indianapolis. First Baptist is invited. The time for the event is 11 a.m. Dinner will be served after morning services.

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  • Hodgenville Water Works recognized

    Hodgenville Water Works was one of 34 surface water treatment plants in the state that was recently recognized by the Kentucky Energy and Education Cabinet for their superior performance for meeting the goals of Kentucky’s Area-Wide Optimization Program.

    The purpose of AWOP is to encourage water treatment plants and distributors of drinking water to surpass state and federal goals and standards.  Kentucky is one of 19 states that participate in AWOP initiatives.

  • Lincoln's life on display

    Two sisters, both originally from LaRue County, have donated a large collection of miniature dioramas and shadow boxes to the Lincoln Museum. The collection contains scenes from Lincoln’s life including his boyhood home, Lincoln’s farewell address, a scene from the hotel room after he had been shot as well as his funeral procession. Also included in the collection are scenes from Hodges Mill and many pieces depicting life on the frontier.

  • Sprowls recovering at home

    LaRue County’s very own Country music legend Joel Ray Sprowls had a medical scare last Saturday night after having to leave during the show at the Lincoln Jamboree.

    Sprowls, who is the owner and emcee at the Lincoln Jamboree, said he had to leave the stage when he started feeling sick after the first 30 minutes of the show.

  • Teddy visits Lincoln's Birthplace

    Visitors at Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Park on Independence Day had the opportunity to meet a president whose personality and adventurous spirit has captivated the imaginations of people for generations.

    Despite the rainy weather, many people came to listen to a presentation and meet Theodore Roosevelt brought to life by living historian, Joe Wiegand.

  • Old warrants added to E-warrant system

    A lot of questions and concerns are being raised by people in the community after the LaRue County Attorney’s Office started adding around 300 archived warrants to the E-warrant system last week.

    The E-warrant system was adopted in LaRue County in January 2011 and LaRue County Attorney Kyle Williamson said that a lot of the warrants they are entering go back several years or decades due to the way the warrant system worked before the E-warrant system was adopted.

  • Making trash into treasure

    Just one look at woodworking hobbyist Jim Hornback’s completed projects and even the most skeptical doubter would say one man’s trash truly can be another’s treasure.

    Hornback finds pieces of overstocked or scraps of furniture items, stacks of lumber, flawed doors, boards, and cabinets and transforms them into professional looking pieces of furniture.

    He and Ruth, his wife of 52 years, hunt for those seconds and scraps as they travel to auctions, seconds stores, and other places that might hold the raw material for his next project.

  • Camp brings out creativity

    Like television’s super problem solver of the 80’s, Angus McGyver, kids attending this year’s Camp Invention July 11-15 at Abraham Lincoln Elementary School will be calling on their creativity for solutions to challenges they face.

    Camp Director Kathy Ross said the 115 campers registered are the largest enrollment in the state. The children, ranging from those who have completed kindergarten to those entering sixth grade, will be divided into five groups based on age.