Today's News

  • Former LaRue Sheriff Charged

    A former LaRue County Sheriff was charged last week with a single count of embezzling money.

    Bobby Carlton Shoffner, 58, of Hodgenville was the LaRue County Sheriff in 2011 and 2012 when the allegations occurred and during that time was responsible for collecting and remitting franchise tax payments and property tax payments.

  • Hiking to help

    A LaRue County man who was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease is going to walk one mile for each hour of daylight on Wednesday, June 21 to help raise awareness for Alzheimer’s Disease.

    Paul Hornback, of Hodgenville, said he plans on walking the 16 miles through Hodgenville and around CreekFront Park wearing purple. The Longest Day is one of the signature events of the Alzheimer’s Association and it is no ordinary fundraiser or awareness event. Participants are encouraged to do whatever they love doing.

  • Calendars - July 19, 2017

    Community Calendar


    Hodgenville City Hall

    The Hodgenville City Hall will close at 2 p.m. on Friday, July 21 for training and administrative purposes.


    AGstravaganza Dinner on the Square

    The Faith, Family, Farms and Food dinner will be held on the square in downtown Hodgenville, at 6 p.m. Saturday, August 12. Tickets are on sale now. For more information call the LaRue County Farm Bureau office at 270-358-3178 or the LaRue County Extension office at 270-358-3401 to purchase a ticket.


  • Treats & Tech
  • LaRue County chosen to receive Emergency Food, Shelter funding

    LaRue County has been awarded federal funds made available through the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Federal Emergency Management Agency. Under The Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program. LaRue County has been chosen to receive $3975 to supplement emergency food and temporary lodging programs in the area.

  • LaRue youth participate in Sheriff’s Ranch camp

    Three LaRue County boys attended the annual Kentucky Sheriff’s Boys and Girls Ranch this month as the summer camping program officially opened to campers for their 42nd season.

    The LaRue County boys who attended the Sheriff’s Ranch on June 26 through July 1 were William Pellman, John Jones and Kyle Henderson. The camp runs throughout June and July, serving both boys and girls during alternating weeks, throughout the camp season.

  • Church calendar - July 19, 2017

    Summer Jubilee

    Lincoln Memorial Baptist Church will have Summer Jubilee Starting July 23 at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Then at 7 p.m. July 24-28 and Day services at 9:30 a.m. on July 26-28. They are located at 260 Greensburg Road, Hodgenville. Preaching by Bro. Wayne Henderson and Bro. Handly Milby. For more information contact Pastor Bro. Justin Dial at 270-405-4621.


    Rountop Baptist Church

  • To the Young: Pick up the Pace

    The youth of today encounter many challenges and have many blessings that previous generations did not. My heart enjoys fond memories of my youth, but also hurts to remember the foolishness of my own youthful actions and attitudes. I am burdened for the young, that they learn God’s lessons the easy way through the Word and not through the painful lessons of life. Here are some observations and truths from Psalm 71.

  • A Pull in Two Directions

    Did you ever play with a magnet when you were growing up?  It was fascinating what you could do with them.  Now we have the side of our refrigerator covered with magnetic pictures of family, friends and reminders.

  • Heath Reunion