Today's News

  • New medical clinic offers open house Nov. 9

     Flaget Memorial Hospital has opened a primary care facility in Hodgenville.

  • General Election is Nov. 6

     The General Election is Nov. 6. 

  • Dispatcher charged with filming teen

     An Adair County dispatcher was charged last week with promoting a sexual performance by a minor.

  • Forest fire takes 10 acres, rain arrives in nick of time

     The Knob Creek area of LaRue County is beautiful this time of year as the leaves change colors, transforming the hills into a patchwork of red, orange and yellow.

  • Band of Hawks take third in state

     The LaRue County High School Band of Hawks, defending state champions, took third Saturday in the AA Division in the Kentucky Music Educators Association State Championship.

    The Band of Hawks placed in the top four bands in its class in semifinals, earning the right to compete Saturday night at Western Kentucky University.

    Glasgow was the eventual state champion, followed by Danville. Hart County took fourth.

    Jamie Smith, LCHS band director, said just seven-tenths of a point separated the top three teams in the Class 2A final.

  • ON EDUCATING LARUE: Schools take anti-bullying measures

     More than 500 LaRue County public school students signed an anti-bullying pledge as part of Kentucky Safe Schools Week Oct. 21-27.

    The Kentucky Center for Safe Schools named this year’s safety campaign ”Bullying: Be a Part of the Cure.”

  • SOCCER: Coach is proud of his team

     The 2012 version of the LaRue County High School boys soccer team played like champions and made history. 

    And they were champions, winning the Barren County Trojan Classic Soccer Tournament.

    Alex Cook was named Most Valuable Player and Best Striker of the tournament after scoring seven goals, including both goals of the championship game.  Holden Blair was named Best Goalkeeper of the tournament, allowing only one goal, including a shutout in the championship game.

  • ANNIVERSARY: Bondurants celebrate 60 years of marriage

     Kaye (Katherine Elizabeth Keyes Bondurant) and Jim (James Elliott Bondurant) celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary recently with a gathering of their family in Tennessee.

    They were married at Central Christian Church in Lexington on Aug. 31, 1952.

    They have two children.

    They were both active in community, civic and political affairs in LaRue County for more than 50 years.

    Both say they miss their friends in Kentucky.

  • Wilkinsons celebrate anniversary with church

     Sunday morning, Rev. Jerry Wilkinson had two reasons to celebrate.

    He has been pastor at First Baptist for 12 years and was waiting for the arrival of his granddaughter.

    While the first lady was with their daughter, Rev. Wilkinson enjoyed the anniversary that was prepared for him.

    Mary Jackson was the mistress of ceremony. The music was provided by the First Baptist Senior Choir. The presentation of flowers were done by Ola and Lanie Cobb. John Smith read the announcements and extended words of welcome to our guest speaker and wife.

  • BIRTH: Reidner announces birth of granddaughter

     Jamie Reidner is proud to announce the birth of this granddaughter, Kaylee Alayna Thompson.

    Kaylee Alayna was born on Aug. 24, 2012, at Wright Patterson AFB in Dayton, Ohio. She weighed 7.9 pounds and was 20.9 inches long.

    Proud parents are Linsey and Nick Thompson.

    Grandparents are Karen and Tony Dile of Magnolia and Lisa Bell of Hodgenville. Great-grandparents are Beverly and Richard Bendick of Freeport, Ill.; Joan Gjesdahl of Palm Bay, Fla.; and Melvin and Sandy Bell of Hodgenville.