Today's News

  • 2012 Varsity Football Schedule
  • Frenchman's Knob purchased by state

     Thanks to funding by the Kentucky Heritage Land Conservation Fund, Hart County’s Frenchman’s Knob is now protected forever.

    The 90-acre site just northeast of Bonnieville will eventually be open to the public for hiking, bird watching and educational programs. While Hart County Fiscal Court now owns the property, the Bacon Creek Historical Society is partnering in the management of the site.

  • PHOTO: Miss LaRue County Pageant

    Cayleigh Allen of Hodgenville represented LaRue County in the Miss LaRue County Fair pageant July 30.

  • Wedding: Teresa and Eric Highbaugh

     The marriage of Teresa Dotson and Eric Highbaugh was performed July 28, 2012, at the Mt. Moriah Church in Mount Sherman.

    Ashley Young and Brittany Allen served as maids of honor and Jesse Highbaugh was the best man.

    Reception followed at the couple’s home on New Jackson Highway in Magnolia, where they will begin their life together. 

  • SHEPHERDSVILLE: Hike through Nature Preserve

     The Kentucky State Nature Preserves Commission will conduct a public meeting 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 13, in the city council meeting room of City Hall, 634 Conestoga Parkway, Shepherdsville. The agenda for the meeting includes a presentation by KSNPC ecologist Martina Hines on flatwoods.


     The host Lady Hawks steamrolled their way to victory (25-13, 25-6, 25-4) over 18th District foe Hart County Aug. 28, locking up their fourth straight win with a 19-0 run to start the third set.

    Junior middle hitter Ivy Brown led LaRue County (8-2, 2-0 district) with 15 kills and two aces, while senior outside hitter Miranda Hornback chipped in with five aces and two kills.

  • Recycling center closed through Tuesday

     The Renaissance Recycling Center, located on Water Street in Hodgenville, will be closed through Tuesday, Sept. 4.

    Solid Waste Manager Jill Gray said there will be "no door service" available; however, recyclables can continue to be placed in the wall slots of the building.

    If the bins become full, residents are requested to use the overflow trailers at the City Hall parking lot in Hodgenville.

    "If they can hold off until Wednesday, that will help out a lot," said Gray.

  • Tree seedlings available through Division of Forestry

     With fall just around the corner, state foresters are encouraging Kentuckians to plan their tree-planting activities now by ordering tree seedlings through the Kentucky Division of Forestry.

  • FISCAL COURT: County and city split bucket truck

     LaRue County Fiscal Court, meeting at the courthouse in Hodgenville Aug. 28, voted to pay $7,000 for its half ownership, in partnership with the City of Hogenville, of a bucket truck.

    “I think it’s something we’ll be able to use quite a bit,” Tommy Turner, judge-executive, told magistrates. “The city will likely use it to hang banners and replace street lights and we’ll use it for tree trimming and other things.”

  • PHOTO: Thirsty Cow

     A cow stretched her neck for a drink from a hose before she was shown at the LaRue County Fair Dairy Show.