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Today's News

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  • Lewis, Skaggs receive Funeral Director’s License

    On Tuesday, December 6, 2016, Sid Lewis and Trevor Skaggs both successfully passed the Kentucky State Board Exam to be a Licensed Funeral Director.

    Sid resides in Hodgenville with his wife, Judy. He has been affiliated with Bennett-Bertram Funeral Home and Dixon-Rogers Funeral Home since April of 2014.

    Trevor is the son of Todd and Melinda Skaggs of Hodgenville. He has been affiliated with Bennett-Bertram Funeral Home and Dixon-Rogers Funeral Home all of his life.

  • Kindergarteners learn watercolor Christmas card making

    Earnestine Nall gave a special art lesson on painting Christmas cards to Mrs. Tharp and Ms. Carol’s HES Kindergarten classes. She demonstrated how to use watercolors to paint the shape of a tree. After her demonstration, the students painted their own beautiful cards.

  • Dinky Gowen to perform Christmas show in Hodgenville

    LaRue County Illusionist Dinky Gowen will perform at LaRue County Parks and Recreation building on Sunday, December 18 from 3 to 5 p.m.

    The show is Gowen’s 22nd annual Kid’s Day Christmas Spectacular. Gowen said the free event will include a fantastic magic show, fire eating, escapes, door prizes and costume characters including Santa Claus. He said Christmas Spectacular event was started in hopes of bringing the community together for the holidays.

  • Hodgenville news - December 14, 2016

    Thought for the week: No one is ever old enough to know better!

    Snow flurries on December 9 with what seems like sub zero temperatures, all before first day of winter. That is enough for me, I can move on out and be done with it, just saying.

    Last Friday night was our monthly girls night out with Sandy Ray, Tina Ray, Shannon Ray Whidden and Amy Lesniewski. We went to Mega Caverns Christmas lights under Louisville Zoo. I really enjoyed it and then went to Marks Feed store for supper. I had a great time with everyone.

  • Christmas must have tech toys

    Oh the smells of peppermint and merry songs are in the air, the socks are hung by the chimney with care and the Christmas tree is trimmed.

    Now, what shall we put under them and stuff the socks with? Here is my 2016 list of must have tech toys for good little girls and boys!

  • Property tax penalty begins Dec. 31

    The deadline for LaRue County residents to pay their 2016 property taxes without a penalty is December 31, 2016.

    According to the LaRue County Sheriff’s Department, property tax payments accepted between now and Saturday, December 31 will be charged the base amount. However, anyone who pays their property taxes after December 31, 2016 and before January 31, 2017, will receive a five percent penalty. Property taxes paid after January 31, 2017, will incur a 21 percent penalty.

  • Community News - December 14, 2016

    Congratulations to BK Smith for being named the MVP at the Annual Best of the Bluegrass All-Star Football game at St. Xavier (ST. X) High School Sunday. He is the grandson of Mary E. Smith of Hodgenville, who is a resident at Sunrise Manor nursing home.

  • Handel’s Messiah and my boys

    Handel’s Messiah is a beautiful piece that illustrates the story of Jesus Christ from the prophecy and promise of the Redeeming Messiah to His birth “For unto us a child is born” all the way through His life and death ending with the “expectation of our own resurrection” and finally closing with the infamous Hallelujah Chorus. Pair all that with an amazing choir and the Historic Pilcher organ at Saint Catherine’s and you have an amazingly warm and uplifting musical experience. Did I mention this was a free event?

  • Church calendar - December 7, 2016

    Live Nativity at Fork Christian Church

    The Rolling Fork Christian Church will be presenting a live nativity scene from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, December 16. There will be live animals and people to recreate the first Christmas. Everyone is invited to come and join to celebrate the birth of the Lord! For additional information or questions please contact Bro. Tim Underhill at 502-827-3061.

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