Today's News

  • Hodgenville News

    Thought for the week: Be grateful and be positive, because life is too short to always be worried. Let go of the stress and realize you’re blessed.

    Hope everyone is careful driving Lincoln Parkway now the speed limit has gone up. I guess everyone knows if the speed limit is 65 MPH they will be driving 75, just saying. I never liked the Parkway, so definitely won’t be driving it now.

  • Harmon releases audit of LaRue Co. Fiscal Court

    Kentucky Auditor Mike Harmon has released the audit of the financial statement of the LaRue County Fiscal Court for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2015.

    State law requires annual audits of county fiscal courts. The audit contained the following six comments:

  • Speech teams on to State Championship

    Last weekend, the LaRue County Speech Teams competed in the Regional Tournament to earn spots to compete at the Kentucky High School Speech League State Championships in March. The High School and Middle School Speech teams both took 3rd place in the region which includes teams from LaRue, Hardin, Nelson, Jefferson, Oldham, Bullitt, and Washington Counties.

  • Volunteer Spotlight

    This is the third in a series featuring volunteers who dedicate their time in service to Abraham Lincoln’s Birthplace National Historical Park. Many of these volunteers have put in over 250 hours of service during 2016 and were awarded a Centennial Coin for their dedication.

    Visitors to Abraham Lincoln’s Birthplace National Historical Park who have the opportunity to meet Curtis O’Dell will surely walk away with a memorable experience.

  • Embry case postponed

    Former LaRue County High School principal Kyle Goodlett child pornography case continued until next month.

    Goodlett appeared in Hardin County Circuit Court for a pretrial conference on Tuesday, February 7.

    Assistant Commonwealth attorney Teresa Logsdon asked the judge to postpone the pretrial so prosecutors can have more time to work on the case. In the meantime, Logsdon said she has met with federal prosecutors and that they both determined to keep the cases separate.

  • I don't need your rocking chair

    After spending 25 years working for one business, most people would be ready and willing to retire and spend the remainder of their lives waking and sleeping on their own schedule.

    But not the Gardner boys. Like his brother Arlie who in his mid eighties continues to work, so Clarence Gardner, Jr., after delivering for Kerns bread for 25 years, has completed another 21 years and counting as a Walmart employee.

  • Hawks seal number one seed

    The LaRue County Hawks varsity basketball team finished their regular season district schedule with a 6-0 record after defeating the Green County Dragons 61-37 on Friday, February 3 and they sealed the number one seed in the tournament with the win.

    The 18th district tournament will be held at LaRue County High School. The first seeded Hawks will play number four seed Hart County on Tuesday, February 21 at 8 p.m.

  • Sports Shorts

    Golf Scramble

    The LaRue County Chamber of Commerce will host their annual golf scramble on April 20, 2017. For more information, please contact the Chamber office at 270-358-3411.

    LaRue County Youth Baseball/Softball

  • LCMS Mat Hawks finish fourth in state toruney

    The LCMS Mat Hawks had six wrestlers compete in the KSWA State Middle School tournament last Saturday at Broadbent Arena in Louisville.

    The individually bracketed tournament featured over 60 teams, both school and club from across the state. With wrestlers in only 6 of 15 weight classes, the Mat Hawks had 4 placers putting them in 4th place in team points in the school division and 10th place in the combined school/club team division.

  • Mat Hawks defeat Central Hardin

    The LaRue County Varsity wrestling team picked up a 56-21 win over Central Hardin during Senior Night on Wednesday, February 1.

    Head Coach Eric Burrell said the Mat Hawks ended their dual season with the solid win and that they looked back in form compared to the state duals the previous weekend.