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Today's News

  • Decisions, decisions: Alcohol special election set for April 17

    In less than a month, Hodgenville city registered voters will head to the polls for a special election to determine if alcohol can be sold in restaurants or businesses within the city limits of Hodgenville.

    Only registered voters in the city limits of Hodgenville in the following precincts are eligible to vote: Hodgenville West, Hodgenville and Hodgenville East.

    The sole question on the ballot to be answered is “Are you in favor of the sale of alcoholic beverages in the City of Hodgenville?” YES or NO

  • Remembering a brother

    A small group gathered Friday afternoon on the corner of Highway 1607 and Goodin Williams Road for a simple ceremony, filled with significance. Part public works project, part family reunion, the short dedication marked a sign of recognition and a road to remembrance for a fallen brother.

    Unveiled last week, the new sign erected by the Vietnam Veterans of America honors Spec. 4th Class Carl D. Cooper of Hodgenville, who died while serving in 1970. The sign is the first in a project planning to honor fallen veterans across LaRue, Hardin, Grayson and Meade Counties.

  • LCS employees rally for pension, budget

    Employees of LaRue County Schools have planned several activities this week to rally in support of public education with the pending state budget and pension discussions in Frankfort.

  • A life in service

    A celebration and recognition of Ron Sanders was held on March 20, 2018, in recognition of the efforts and leadership that has led Magnolia Bank from seven employees and $7 million in assets, to over 300 employees and over $240 million in current assets.

    Current employees, past employees, friends, family, and community leaders gathered to roast a man that has meant so much to so many and continues to provide leadership and community spirit to the LaRue County community.

  • Superintendent interviews have begun

    The five LaRue County School Board members are in the interview process of finding the next person to lead LaRue County Schools as current Superintendent Sam Sanders is set to retire in June of this year.

    Sanders has been employed with the LaRue County School system for 31 years and has been the superintendent for the past 16 plus years. Applications for his replacement were accepted starting in January 2018, of which 15 candidates applied for the position.

  • Buffalo Post Office reopening soon

    The United States Postal Office recently announced they have found a site for a new post office in Buffalo.

    According to a USPS news release, the new post office in Buffalo will be located at the Hutcherson Auto Sales building at 2159 Greensburg Road.

  • LaRue County Cleanup Day a success

    The weekend brought piles of trash and puddles to the annual LaRue County Spring Clean-Up event held on March 23-24 across from the high school.

    According to county Solid Waste Coordinator Jill Gray, heavy rain all day Saturday did not deter residents from dropping off trash and scrap.

  • Candidates selected for superintendent

    The school board approved a schematic design at their monthly meeting on Monday, March 19 for the proposed new gym and football stadium renovations project at the LaRue County High School, and the design now includes a greenhouse.

    Allison Commings with Sherman Carter Barnhart Architects, who is the architect firm for the project, originally presented a schematic design for a proposed project during a special called meeting on February 27, 2018.

  • Enough is enough

    More than one hundred students at LaRue County High School and Middle Schools participated in the nationwide movement on Wednesday, March 14 where students in high schools and middle schools across the country assembled at their respective schools to protest gun violence and remember victims of school shootings.

  • Traveling back to the past

    Within a leisurely 15-minute drive from Hodgenville, the Kentucky Railway Museum in New Haven offers a trainload of railroad history and adventure.

    For example, four of the rail vehicles at the museum are on the National Register of Historic Places. Each car on the museum grounds has its own history.

    The Kentucky