Today's News

  • Abraham Lincoln Birthplace to Host Night Sky Program

    Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Park will be hosting a Night Sky Program from 8 to 9:30 p.m. ET on Friday, October 7 at the Knob Creek Boyhood Home.

  • Hodgenville news - September 28, 2016

    Thought for the week: While on this road called life, you have to like the good with the bad, smile when you’re sad, love what you got and remember what you had, always forgive but never forget, learn from mistakes but never regret, people change, things go wrong, but just remember the ride goes on!

    Sure hope the weather is good for Lincoln Days. Not too hot with no rain. I attended the 2016 Quilt Show at Pritchard Community Center last Friday. They had some beautiful quilts there. Almost makes me want to try to make one, key word try.

  • 4-H members prepare for ham auction

    The 2016 4-H Country Ham project will soon come to an end with their second annual 4-H Country Ham Auction held this Saturday during Lincoln Days at noon on the main stage and this year there will be even more country hams available to bid on.

    Participants in the project began in January in what Misty Wilmoth, LaRue County Extension Agent for 4-H youth development, describes as a messy process.

  • News of Record - September 28,2016

    Property Transfers

    The following property transfers are listed as given on deeds at the LaRue County Clerk’s Office in Hodgenville.

    John A. Mouser and Verna L. Mouser to Theresa J. Owens and John Mouser, Jr. and Fred M. Mouser and Doris A. Shirley and Phillip B. Mouser and Jerry A. Mouser, two tracts in Hodgenville, FMV $40,000.

    Charles Douglas Jaggers and Melinda Carol Jaggers to Marvin Blakey, II, tract 15 of the Willie Underwood Agricultural Division, $30,000.

  • Restaurant opens at country club

    A ribbon cutting was held last Friday by the LaRue County Chamber of Commerce for a new restaurant in LaRue County.

    Putter’s Par and Grill is located inside the LaRue County Country Club at 1175 Greensburg Road in Hodgenville. Their hours are Monday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Friday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. The restaurant features hamburger, jumbo hotdogs, spicy chicken wings, potato chip battered chicken strips and a variety of steaks.

  • Small business alternatives to Microsoft Office
  • Community News - September 28, 2016

    Last Saturday was the annual Williams, Johnson, Smith and Dixon Family Reunion at First Baptist. The Sunday morning services on September 25 was Old Fashion Days at First Baptist. Various members and friends were dressed in their old attire of the past. After the service, the culinary department had a “soul food dinner” for those in attendance.

    Lane Lincoln held their Youth Sunday on September 25 where they had outdoor services for the community. Dinner was served after the service.

  • Helping Children Reach a Healthy Weight

    Today’s children are spending more than four hours a day watching TV and playing video games.  They eat more unhealthy foods that come in larger portion sizes and are less physically active than children of the previous generation, resulting in more health problems and a shorter lifespan than their parents. These children are often overweight or at-risk for becoming overweight, and in danger of experiencing serious health concerns, including heart disease, type 2 diabetes, asthma and sleep apnea.

  • Accident involving motorcycle on Hwy 210
  • Memories of the Pioneer Games

    The Pioneer Games have become one of the most popular events during Lincoln Days, drawing hundreds of spectators to Creekfront to watch individuals and teams participate in some unusual competition.

    Some of the 10 events are based upon skills that pioneers would have needed for everyday living while others have been added because of their popularity both among participants and spectators.