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Today's News

  • News of Record Marriages February 8, 2017

    The following marriage license has been issued in LaRue County.

    Jessica Rose Doty, 27, of Upton and William Lewis Perkins, 29, of Hodgenville.

    Amy Jo Davis, 43, and Gonzalo Suavez-Mora, 34 both of Hodgenville.

    LaDean Marie Clark, 38, and Hanna Gaile Williams, 27, both of Hodgenville.

    William Harold Tomes, 31, and Heather Eileen Everett, 30, both of Buffalo.

    Brandy Raker, 27, and Jose Casto Madero Lopez, 31, both of Hodgenville.

    Holly Tess Crain, 24, and Joshua Michael Shelton, 22, both of Hodgenville.

  • Love is in the air
  • A tired school, tired parents

    Recently the character and involvement of New Haven School parents came under question when a Nelson County School board member made some comments during a February working session.

  • Speed limit change on Lincoln Parkway in Hardin and LaRue Counties


    Speed regulation on a nine-mile portion of Lincoln Parkway (designated as KY 61) is changing next week. 

    In accordance with an official order from Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Secretary, Greg Thomas, crews from District 4 in Elizabethtown will be installing 65 MPH speed limit signs in Hardin and LaRue Counties.  The signage change is currently set for February 9.

  • 4-H Calendar - February 1, 2017

    Poultry Club

    The 4-H Poultry Club will meet on from 3:30 to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, February 1 at the LaRue County Extension Office.

    Intermediate and senior level sewing classes

    Sewing classes for intermediate and senior level will be from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, February 4, at the LaRue County Extension Office.  Please pre-register by calling 270-358-3401.

    Beginner sewing classes

  • City council updated about records

    The Hodgenville City Council held a short special called meeting last Tuesday, January 24 to be updated on the law about city records and to also purchase a backhoe.

    Hodgenville Mayor Kenny DeVore handed out packets to each council member about their duty under the law for managing government records and governing the records. The council members were asked to take the packet home to read and they were also required to sign that they had received them.

  • Auditor promises to save fiscal court money

    LaRue County magistrates, meeting at the courthouse in Hodgenville January 24 heard Carl Overton, owner of Telecom Audit Group, tell them his company has saved Kentucky counties thousands of dollars through billing errors and other mistakes made by their phone companies and he felt Telecom could do the same for them.

    “When we start an 18-month audit, three questions are asked--What are you paying for? How much are you paying? Are you using what you’re paying for?

  • ALBNHP Volunteer Spotlight - A visit that feels like home

    For people coming to LaRue County from all over the United States and the world, to visit the place where Abraham Lincoln was born is something that rangers and volunteers at the park see every day.

    Each one of those visitors has a story and a reason they are visiting Abraham Lincoln’s Birthplace. For park volunteer Joe Jolly, those visitor’s stories are one of the best parts about volunteering at the park.

  • Hodgenville man faces charges in two counties after incident

    A Hodgenville man was charged in Hardin and LaRue counties after a late Saturday night incident that started in a Hawkins Drive home in Elizabethtown and ended in a DUI arrest in LaRue County.

    Robert Thompson, 56, is charged with first-degree burglary after Elizabethtown police say he broke into a home in the 800 block of Hawkins Drive and began waving a handgun, frightening two females who were on a couch in the home, according to an arrest citation. The women reportedly began screaming and attempted to get the gun away from Thompson.

  • Hawks return to winning

    After losing four straight games, the Hawks returned to the winning ways in big fashion with three wins this past week.

    The Hawks beat Meade County 65-53 in the Nathan McCurry Classic last Saturday, January 28.

    The Green Wave led 12-11 at the end of the first quarter but the Hawks came back in the second quarter and led 27-20 at the end of the half. In the third quarter, the Hawks continued their strong play and led 50-38 at the end of the quarter. The Hawks made their free throws in the fourth quarter to get the 12 point lead.