Today's News

  • A Different Kind of Quilting

    What do yo-yos, wedding rings, and Lincoln top hats have in common? If you answered “quilt patterns,” you are right and you know your quilts just as Connie Gardner does.

     “I remember going to church quilting bees with my grandmother Minnie Norris in Kansas,” said Gardner, who resides with her husband, J.D., off Gatton Road.

  • Uncovering History: Headstones discovered in public works project

    Eleven pieces of headstones dating from the 1800s were discovered this week in a Hodgenville neighborhood during a public works project.

    Hodgenville City workers were rerouting a pipe underneath a house near the intersection of Lincoln Boulevard and Forest Avenue on Wednesday, September 20, when they excavated stones embedded into a wall located near a storm drain.

  • Trumbo crowned Homecoming Queen

    Alexia Trumbo, a senior at LaRue County High School, was crowned the Homecoming Queen on Friday, September 22 during halftime of the Hawks football game. Pictured above is Maddie Royalty congratulating Alexia Trumbo as Kane Harris looks on. Trumbo is having a great year as she was also named the LaRue County Distinguished Young Woman in August. She is the daughter of Matt and Tamra Trumbo of Roanoke,

  • Barnhart speaks to Hodgenville Rotary

    Excitement was high for Kentucky Wildcat fans last week in LaRue County as UK Athletics Director Mitch Barnhart visited Hodgenville on Thursday, September 21.

    Barnhart was the guest speaker at the weekly meeting of the Hodgenville Rotary Club.

    The story of how Barnhart came to speak at the meeting was ironic. Hodgenville Rotary member Price Smith was the one who got Barnhart to come.

  • School Calendar - October 11, 2017

    KHIC Wee Time

  • Federal government offers student loan forgiveness programs

    The federal government may forgive all or part of your student loans if you meet certain requirements. The forgiveness options for federal student loans, according to the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA), include:

    • Teacher loan forgiveness. To qualify, you must teach at least five full years in a low-income school in an eligible district. Depending on your field, you may have up to $17,500 in student loans forgiven.

  • Library hosts Arts & Crafts classes
  • LaRue Students help with Lincoln Days

    Producing successful Lincoln Days celebrations year after year requires the cooperation of many individuals, groups, and organizations in LaRue County.

    LaRue County students from each of the schools are a major contributor to this effort.

    For instance, LaRue County speech students served coffee and juice, refilled drinks, cleared plates, plus washed dishes and cleaned tables at the Lincoln Days breakfast at the Woman’s Club in Hodgenville.

  • A struggle for most calorie density and weight control

     Most people eat until they feel satisfied or full, and this is why portion control can be very hard to conquer for weight loss. To lose weight without chronic hunger, you need to choose foods that will make you fill full without being very high in calories. This is also referred to as choosing foods with low calorie density.

  • 4-H Calendar - October 11, 2017

    4-H Poultry Club

    The 4-H Poultry Club will meet from 3:30 to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, October 11 at the LaRue County Extension Office. New members are welcome to attend.

    4-H Canoe and Kayak Club

    The 4-H Canoe & Kayak Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 11 at the LaRue County Extension Office. New members are encouraged to attend.

     4-H Teen Club