Today's News

  • Magnolia High Class Reunion
  • Community news - June 8, 2016

    Sunday, May 29, was the McDougal family reunion at the Hodgenville Community Center. Sunday was also Communion Sunday at First Baptist and Lane Lincoln. Arneva Smith was recognized, as she celebrated her 89th birthday. She is the second oldest member at First Baptist.

  • Jail log - June 8, 2016

    Bookings at the LaRue County Detention Center From Monday, May 23 to Monday, June 6.

    Aleshia K. Rosenberry, 22, of Illinois was arrested on a bench warrant for court. She remains lodged in LCDC on bond.

    Craig A. Vernon, 26, of Campbellsville was charged with possession of an open alcoholic beverage in a motor vehicle, operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs, failure to maintain required insurance, two counts of possession of a controlled substance (cocaine) and drug paraphernalia. He remains lodged in LCDC on bond.

  • Hodgenville receives safety grant

    “We use every opportunity to make our city safer,” said City Clerk, Toni Burton referring to the $2,212.90 that the City of Hodgenville was recently awarded by the Kentucky League of Cities Insurance Services (KLCIS).

    The grant was used for fall prevention safety harnesses and reflective outerwear for maintenance workers and also allowed two employees to attend the KLCIS Risk and Safety Conference.

  • Created by the people for the people

    It’s common knowledge that Abraham Lincoln, the 16th president of the United States was born just south of Hodgenville. What many don’t know is that the park and memorial would not have come to exist with out the tireless efforts of dedicated community members and historical enthusiasts.

  • The interim is still busy

    The General Assembly may be at its busiest during the first several months of the year, when the House and Senate are focused on passing new laws, but the summer and fall months are important as well to the legislative process.

  • Why your kid does not friend you

    I overheard an adult mom recently commenting to a friend that their college-aged daughter refused to Friend her on Facebook. The other person commented enthusiastically that her daughter had friended her, and she followed her closely! I “almost” did not have the heart to tell them they were both out-of-touch with reality.

  • Church calendar - June 8, 2016

    Wesley Meadows United Methodist Church VBS

    Wesley Meadows United Methodist Church will host their Vacation Bible School from 6-8 p.m. June 9 and 10 and from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 11. There will be food, crafts, stories, activities and songs surrounding their theme “Serving God.” For more information contact Keshia Pitt 270-723-1261 or visit Wesley Meadows Facebook page.

    Gospel of Grace Baptist Church VBS

  • The Devil and Demons

    Have you noticed how many new movies and TV shows feature the devil and his demons? Why do you suppose this is? Here are two reasons why this is and what we can do about it.

  • Another encouraging word

    How many words have been used recently in commencement addresses in America on how to succeed in the days ahead?  Quite a lot.  Supposedly, those giving words of encouragement have succeeded in some field of endeavor themselves.  It is accurately assumed that people will listen to a model of success, but are negligent  in reading a manual on how to succeed.    Many say, “When all else fails, read the manual.”