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Today's News

  • PHOTO: Double Rainbow

    Melissa Williamson spotted a double rainbow outside her Hodgenville home, and captured its image with her cellphone.

  • LaRue wins three at Saving Second Base

    The LaRue County High School Hawks went unbeaten in the Marion County Saving Second Base invitational over the weekend.
    LaRue County beat Washington County, 4-3 and Allen County-Scottsville, 10-0 on Saturday, and topped Marion County, 5-2 on Friday.
    The Hawks have won six straight, their second winning streak of at least five games this season.
    LaRue County 5, Marion County 0

  • Farm Calendar – April 22, 2015

    Conservation District moves
    The LaRue County Conservation District office has moved to 306 West Main Street, Hodgenville.

    Bacon Creek Watershed Council to meet

  • PHOTO: Groundbreaking at Steadfast

    Steadfast Baptist Church had a groundbreaking service April 12 for the construction of a new church building on Strange Road in Hodgenville. The congregation, led by Pastor Rodney Troutman, began in September 2012, and currently meets in the Hodgenville Civic Center. Construction of the new building is expected to be complete by September. The new building will include a worship center, kitchen and fellowship hall, and an education wing.

  • PHOTO: Luncheon speaker

    Stacy Humphreys, right, acting superintendent, at Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Park, was the guest speaker at the April 15 Chamber of Commerce luncheon. She is pictured with Chamber board member Pam Stephens, left, and Chamber Executive Director Krista Levee.

  • Fort Knox Federal CU plans annual meeting

    Fort Knox Federal Credit Union will report on its 2014 business performance to its members, who are also the owners of the Credit Union, during the 64th annual membership meeting on May 12, at the Performing Arts Center, John Hardin High School, 384 W.A. Jenkins Road, Elizabethtown.

    The meeting will begin at 5:30 p.m. and doors will open at 5 p.m.

     “We (the Board of Directors, volunteers and staff) are very pleased to report to our membership on the progress of their Credit Union,” said Jo Exler, Chairman of the Board of Directors.

  • Sales representative honored by Avon

    Ron McCray from Glendale has been recognized by Avon Products, Inc., as one of the beauty company's top representatives in the U.S.

    In honor of this recognition, the company rewarded McCray, along with other top Avon representatives at the company, a trip to Los Angeles, California, to celebrate their success during the annual President's Recognition Program Celebration.

    The event brings together the nation's top achieving Avon representatives who have distinguished themselves as top performers in sales or leadership.

  • TRACK: For Young, discipline is the name of the game

    In any sport, the word “discipline” is spoken more often by coaches than any other word. Each and every sport requires a high level of self-discipline. For Randy Young, this quality has become evident over the last several years at LaRue County High School.

    That self-discipline has paid off in the classroom as well as Young is an outstanding student-athlete carrying a 4.0 grade point average. 

  • TOUCHPOINTS: Are we true disciples?

    Is Jesus our personal savior? Do we honestly know him, or just know about him? 

    Do we take time each day to study his word and talk with him, or is it only one day a week we pick up our Bible? Who are we fooling?

  • Wildlife artist Ray Harm dies

    Kentucky naturalist and wildlife artist Ray Harm died April 9, 2015, at his home in Sonoita, Arizona. He was 88.

    Harm, who had been described as Kentucky's “most noted bird artist since John James Audubon,” was known for his intricately observed and detailed paintings of wildlife, in which he conveyed both personality and poetry of animals.

    He had been suffering from prostate cancer and was under Hospice care at the time of his death, said his daughter Linda Stampf of Richmond.