Today's News

  • Red Hill Cemetery Commission meets

    The Red Hill Cemetery Commission met for their quarterly meeting on Monday, January 11.

    No action was taken at the meeting but several updates on the cemetery were given by Hodgenville Mayor Kenny Devore.

    Devore said cemetery worker Tim Robertson had “got everything cleaned up for the winter” at the cemetery. He said they also put up a new fence at the back of the cemetery that cost around $600.

  • No sign of missing man

    A massive search for a missing LaRue County man turned up empty last Thursday.

    Search crews met at a vacant business on Hwy 84 in Howardstown to search for Michael Key, 31, of Hodgenville who has been missing for more than five weeks.

    LaRue County Sheriff Russell McCoy said several people searched the area around the Rolling Fork River on foot and horseback last Thursday. He said they searched from the area of the river between Howardstown to the Blanton Road Bridge near New Haven.

  • Ward wins ExCEL Award

    A fourth grade teacher at Abraham Lincoln Elementary School was publicly honored and presented with the 2016 ExCEL award during a ceremony in the ALES gymnasium January 6.

  • Man arrested for video voyeurism

    A LaRue County man, Curtis M. Bennett, was arrested last Wednesday and charged with video voyeurism and unlawful transaction with a minor in the third degree.

    According to a media release from the Marion County Sheriff’s Office, an investigation conducted by the Sheriff’s Office found evidence of inappropriate activity with a female Marion County Public School student.

  • Wilmoth is the new BFD chief

    Buffalo Fire Department has a new fire chief.

    Troy Wilmoth, 38, of Buffalo was appointed as chief and replaces former chief Wendell Perkins. Wilmoth officially took over as chief on January 1.

    Wilmoth has been a member of the Buffalo Fire Department for 19 years. During his tenure with BFD, Wilmoth served as a sergeant for one year, lieutenant for two years, captain for four years and an assistant chief for two years.

  • Heating assistance available

    LaRue county has had a relatively mild winter, but winter isn’t over yet and with temperatures recently dropping below normal, many low-income families may be in need of assistance with their heating.

    Central Kentucky Community Action office in Hodgenville is now assisting low-income families with the LI-HEAP CRISIS Program.

    According to the Kentucky Cabinet for Families and Children LIHEAP is a federally-funded program to help eligible low income households meet their home heating and/or cooling needs.

  • Volunteers, a poem

    Many will find and be shocked, when the day of judgment nears, that there’s a special place in Heaven,set aside for volunteers.

    Furnished with big recliners, satin couches and footstools, no library duty or bulletin assembly, nothing to print or staple, not one thing to fold and mail, telephone lists will be outlawed.

    However a finger snap will bring, cool drinks and gourmet dinners, and rare treats fit for a king.

  • Church Calendar - February 10, 2016

    Chili Supper and Gospel singing

    Walnut Hill Baptist Church will host a Chili Supper and Gospel singing at 5 p.m. February 27, in the Community Center in Upton. Any group or person can come and give us A and B selection is welcome. The public is welcome to attend. If weather is bad it will be cancelled and another date will be set. Donations will be appreciated. For more information contact Kenny Jr. 270-537-3409.

    Food pantry at Magnolia Cumberland

  • Decompartmentalize

    Decompartmentalize. I realize that this is not a word, but rather it is a description. To the believer it is a calling and a directive of how life should be lived. To the one who is seeking something greater and better in life, it is a statement and an invitation to a life of purpose and belonging. To fully understand the necessity and calling to decompartmentalize, we must first understand the real threat of compartmentalizing our lives.

  • Mutual Akwardness

    It’s happened to almost everyone, that moment where you feel completely awkward almost embarrassed, because of a silly social mishap. I know it happens to me all the time.