Today's News

  • COLUMN: Class reunion brings home the frailty of life

     I can still remember my high school years as clear as day. Teacher’s names, classroom locations and the schedule of my extra curricular, J.R.O.T.C, have never faded from my memory. 

  • Inmate charged with assault of deputy jailer

     A LaRue County Detention Center inmate is charged with assaulting two deputy jailers.

  • Animal cruelty charges settled in district court

    Four residents have been charged recently with second-degree cruelty to animals.
    Amy Brown, 33, and Anthony D. Waldeck, 49, were charged after an officer reported finding several dogs in poor condition  on their property on Howardstown Road.
    Brown was fined $153 and received a six-month diversion Jan. 11 in LaRue District Court. She was sentenced to five days, suspended, and two-years unsupervised probation.
    Waldeck received a diverted sentence. If he has no further violations of the law during that period, the charge will be dismissed.

  • Main Street buildings bought by bank

    Lincoln National Bank was high bidder on a pair of historic buildings that sold Thursday morning at the courthouse door.
    The buildings, which once housed restaurants – Mama Sond’s and later Abe’s Country Cooking – were sold by Master Commissioner at the LaRue County Courthouse. They have been empty since Abe’s closed in January 2011.
    The property was owned by Hodgenville Main Street Renaissance Inc. until about a year ago when the organization was dissolved by the City of Hodgenville.

  • PHOTO: Flock your neighbor for Project Graduation

    You’ve been flocked! LaRue County High School Project Graduation is raising money for its chaperoned, post-graduation party for seniors. Residents who “get flocked” with Hawk-blue flamingos must make a donation of $5 to have the fowl removed from their front yards. If you’d like to flock

  • Administrator resigns from Sunrise Manor

     Mark Henderson, administrator at Sunrise Manor Nursing Home, has resigned his position, Signature Healthcare officials confirmed last week.

  • Lincoln National named 5-Star bank

    The Lincoln National Bank, Hodgenville, has been recognized as a Superior 5-Star rated bank by BauerFinancial, Inc., the nation’s leading bank rating and research firm.
    A 5-Star rating denotes that LNB is one of the best in the nation in terms of its overall financial performance.
    The Bank has earned the rating for the last 92 consecutive quarters putting it in an even more elite group of “Sustained Superiority Banks.” Only 3 percent of the nation’s banks can claim the distinction.

  • LaRue library promotes money management

     The LaRue County Public Library will be promoting money management resources in conjunction with Kentucky Saves Week during the month of February. 

  • Chamber of Commerce launches new website

     The LaRue County Chamber of Commerce has a newly renovated website.

  • Lane Lincoln to host Black History Month Celebration

     Just as the late Reverend Martin Luther King had a dream that someday people of all races will live peacefully together, so the Reverend Aaron L. Moss, pastor of Lane Lincoln Christian Methodist Episcopal Church in Hodgenville, has a vision that this community will come together to celebrate Black History Month.