Today's News

  • Sherrard awarded for achievements

    Kara Sherrard, granddaughter of Vivian Sherrard of Hodgenville, received the Mayor’s Athlete of the Month award in Lancaster, Calif., in March for her athletic and academic achievements.

    The senior volleyball player was named top outside hitter in the Golden League and named to the first team all-CIF in 2007. In 2008, she was named Golden League Player of the Year, again making first team.

    Several colleges have expressed interest in her play.

    She has maintained a 3.6 grade point average in high school.

  • China Martin performs in 'Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat'

    China Martin, granddaughter of Randall and Elvon Skaggs of Hodgenville and daughter of Yvette and Danny Martin of Bardstown, is performing in “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” at the Stephen Foster amphitheater in Bardstown. She has previously performed in productions with the Foster Heights Children’s Choir. The show will be performed at 8:30 p.m. every Tuesday and Saturday through Aug. 15.

    For tickets, call 1-800-626-1563 or visit  www.stephenfoster.com. 

  • Bourbon City Speedway results


    First-#21 Hannah Kneisler

    Second-#M80 Matt Underwood



    First-#55 Zach Osborne

    Second-#43 Ethan Osborne

    Third-#11 Alora Schweitzer

    Fourth-#77 Cody Kneisler

    Fifth-#OO Christian Receiveur

    Sixth-#4 Dustin Decker



    First-#1 Justin Pendleton

    Second-2T Brian Pierce

    Third-#007 Rambo Harmon



    First-#31 Zach Lamb

    Second-#65 Troy Lamb


  • 9-year-old All-Stars win Breckinridge tourney

    LaRue County’s 9-year-old All-Stars won the Breckinridge County tournament over the weekend.

    LaRue defeated Hancock 9-6 and Breckinridge 14-9 before facing Breckinridge again for the championship.

    In the first game against Hancock, Ty Morris started on the mound for LaRue. He faced five batters, striking out two, allowing no hits and no runs.

  • Clay Underwood to shoot music video tonight

    Country music singer Clay Underwood, formerly of Hodgenville, will hold a video shoot of his single “New Beginnings and Old Honky Tonks” 6 p.m. today at WhaBah Steakhouse Saloon in Bowling Green.

    For more information on the location, visit www.whabah.com.

  • Vanyo graduates

    Chris Vanyo of Glendale has been awarded a Associate of Applied Science Degree in Business Administration from Kaplan University. Vanyo’s accomplishment was celebrated during a live graduation ceremony on July 25 in Chicago. Award-winning actress America Ferrera, star of ABC Television’s popular series “Ugly Betty,” served as the commencement speaker.

  • Lady Hawks bank on experienced players for fall

    As Coach Ben Schell was taking his Lady Hawk volleyball players through a vigorous practice last Thursday, it was obvious the coach and players were taking the upcoming season very seriously. 

  • Humans and cat litter are ties that bind dogs and cats

    Cats and dogs, those familiar creatures near and dear to us, wholly different and cursed by nature to be sworn enemies of each other. We folk who share our lives with these two critters know that they can live side by side and can even pull together toward the same goal.

    They’re able to do this by having two common ties. One is we human beings. No matter how we think of ourselves in our relationship with cats and dogs, whether it is owner, roommate, buddy or parent, we are one common thread shared in their lives.

  • Main Street and city to sponsor Family Fun Day

    Hodgenville Main Street and the City of Hodgenville will sponsor Family Fun Day 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 8 at Creekfront Park.

    The duck derby will be held again. Pre-purchase duck tickets for $1 each at the Main Street office or, if available, from the information desk Aug. 8. Cash prizes of $30, $10 and $5 will be given for the three fastest swimming ducks in the creek. Ducks sold out early last year, so get yours now. The derby is sponsored by the Lincoln Museum.

  • Jaggers appointed to finance board

    Gov. Steve Beshear has appointed Larry B. Jaggers of Glendale to the Kentucky Agricultural Finance Corporation Board of Directors to serve for a term expiring June 26, 2013. Jaggers is a self-employed dairy farmer and represents dairy farmers.