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Today's News

  • Simon Ford pleads guilty to sexual misconduct

    The former head coach of the LaRue County High School and Middle School girls’ basketball teams has pled guilty to sexual misconduct.

  • Church Calendar

    VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL

    Hodgenville United Methodist Church

    Hodgenville United Methodist Church Vacation Bible School will be held from 6 to 8:15 p.m., through June 29, with dinner served at 5:15 p.m. each night. This year’s theme Is ‘Maker Fun Factory - Created by God, Built for a Purpose’. Register online at www.humcky.org or call 270-358-3028. The church is located at 825 Tonieville Road, Hodgenville.

    Salem Christian Church

  • A Gospel Saturated Church

    By Paul Richey
    Guest Columnist

     

    Luke 24:32-35 – They said to each other, “Did not our hearts burn within us while he talked to us on the road, while he opened to us the Scriptures?” And they rose that same hour and returned to Jerusalem. And they found the eleven and those who were gathered together, saying, “The Lord has risen indeed, and has appeared to Simon!” Then they told what had happened on the road, and how he was known to them in the breaking of bread.

  • God Bless America

    From the beginning, America was founded on the Christian faith, inspired by Christian hope, guided by Christian truth, and nurtured in prayer.  Independence Day reminds us of some much needed truths that we must not forget.

    America’s hope does not lie in her illustrious past. Past greatness does not guarantee future hopes.  We do well to remember Proverbs 16:18, “Pride goeth before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall.”

  • 4-H Art Day camp
  • First graduate of CU Hodgenville cosmetology program
  • Shoffner pleads guilty

    Former LaRue County Sheriff Bobby Shoffner entered a guilty plea on Thursday, June 22 to a single count of embezzling almost $22,000 while in office.

    Shoffner, 58, of Hodgenville appeared in U.S. District Court where he admitted that he embezzled $21,901 in property tax receipts between November 2011 and April 2012. Shoffner was the LaRue County Sheriff during that time and was responsible for collecting and remitting franchise tax payments and property tax payments.

  • Sports trainers at LCHS

    Over the last eleven years, the LaRue County High School Athletic Department has been fortunate to receive the services of the Hardin Memorial Sports Medicine team. It has been a win-win situation for LCHS student-athletes, coaches and parents.

    Maria Backes has served as the HMH Sports Trainer for the past two school years. She came on board at HMH as a graduate assistant in 2015. She is now leaving HMH and LCHS to be closer to her fiancé and work in Madisonville at Baptist Health and Hopkins County Central High School.

  • Cindy spins up a tornado

    A tornado was confirmed in LaRue County after the remnants of Tropical Storm Cindy moved across the state on Friday, June 23.

    LaRue County Emergency Management Director, Dennis Wells, said that officials with the National Weather Service came with him to view the damage of the storm and they confirmed it was an EF-1 tornado on the Enhanced Fujita Scale, which is a tornado listed as having moderate damage and wind speeds from 86 to 110 mph. The scale rates tornadoes on a scale of wind speeds, damage caused and other data.

  • Cindy spins up a tornado

    A tornado was confirmed in LaRue County after the remnants of Tropical Storm Cindy moved across the state on Friday, June 23.

    LaRue County Emergency Management Director, Dennis Wells, said that officials with the National Weather Service came with him to view the damage of the storm and they confirmed it was an EF-1 tornado on the Enhanced Fujita Scale, which is a tornado listed as having moderate damage and wind speeds from 86 to 110 mph. The scale rates tornadoes on a scale of wind speeds, damage caused and other data.