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Today's News

  • School bus involved in collision
  • 9-1-1 Chili Cook-off is Saturday

    A 911 chili cook-off event will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. this Saturday, November 19 at Hodgenville City Hall.

    Chili is $5 a bowl and the price also includes a drink and dessert. Emergency responders and community members are making their own chili and having it judged at the event. The categories are best (hottest) 911 chili, judges choice and peoples’ choice.

    There will also be pictures with Santa at the event from 4 to 7 p.m. A digital file is $10 and a package of one 8x10 and two 5x7 is $25.

  • These Four Walls

    There is a building that has brought visitors from as far as Shepherdsville and Louisville when it housed Middleton and Marcum Store. Now, the same building brings in visitors from all over the world as part of the Lincoln Museum.

    “Dad, Morgan Marcum, had worked for G.O. Kirkpatrick for a while in his dry goods store as a clerk. G.O. had built the buildings in that corner after a fire,” John Marcum, Morgan and Virginia Marcum’s oldest son, explained.

  • Community News

    Let’s continue in prayer for the families that have lost loved ones due to various acts of violence, injuries, or sickness.

    Let’s also remember to pray for all the sick and shut-ins, hospitals, nursing homes, institutions, jailhouses, prisons, rehabs, the homeless, families who have lost loved ones, men and women fighting for our country, our law enforcement officers, our country, the violence throughout the country, our president and most of all, pray for one another.

    Saturday, December 3 at noon will be the missionary meeting at First Baptist.

  • Boil water advisory issued

    The City of Hodgenville has issued a boil water advisory for residents who live in the northern part of the city.

    The advisory has been issued for residents who live on Springdale Street, Circle Crest Road, Orchard Road, Farmington Drive, Meadow Lane, Hamilton Heights, Civils Loop and Tonieville Road. The advisory was issued because of the replacement of a fire hydrant.

    Residents who live on these roadways are advised to boil all water used for drinking and cooking until further notice.

  • Fundraising calendar

    Cheerleading fundraiser

    The White Castle Crave Mobile food truck will be set up in the LaRue County High School student parking lot by the baseball field from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, December 22. Proceeds support the LCHS Cheerleaders.  For more information contact Angela Miller 270-268-3163.

    LaRue County Relay for Life fundraisers

  • Senior Calendar

    Senior Citizen dance in Hodgenville

    There will be a senior citizen dance from 7 to 10 p.m. on Friday, December 9 at the LaRue County Senior Center, located on the corner of Water Street and Walters Avenue in Hodgenville. Admission is $4.00 each and will feature the Prime Time Band. For more information call Jim Walters at 270-737-5655 or 270-766-4437.

    Senior citizen dance in Elizabethtown

  • Community Calendar

    Santa’s Helpers Toy drive

  • Holiday blood drive scheduled
  • LaRue Co. Farm Bureau receives Gold Star Award of Excellence

    Recognized for the achievements of its Young Farmer Program this year, LaRue County Farm Bureau received the 2016 Gold Star Award of Excellence during Kentucky Farm Bureau’s annual meeting in Louisville. The award honors a county’s Young Farmer Committee for its active participation in Farm Bureau leadership development programs, state competitions, and educational or promotional initiatives.