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Today's News

  • Mixed reactions to CBS story

    A recent CBS news segment featuring Hodgenville resulted in a flood of local reactions ranging from excitement to disappointment. Titled “Did Lincoln Sleep Here? The strange history of Lincoln’s cabins,” the piece aired on February 11 and was greeted with mixed sentiments by members of the community.

  • Officer involved shooting in LaRue Co.

    One man has been airlifted to the hospital after shots were fired in an officer involved shooting.
    According to Hodgenville Police Chief Marcus Jackson, who also responded to the incident, deputies with the LaRue County Sheriff's Office were in pursuit of a suspect who attempted to flee in his vehicle after a traffic stop. The name of the suspect has not been released at this time.
    The vehicle chase continued for several miles and ended when the suspect turned into a driveway on Gray Road in the Roanoke community of LaRue County.

  • Grant helps LCS upgrade van for wheelchairs

    An $8,600 grant will provide students from LaRue County Schools who rely on wheelchairs easier access to field trips, other school activities and even job opportunities.

    A 2011 Dodge Caravan owned by the district was retrofitted in February to make it wheelchair accessible at a cost of $8,680. The money was provided by the WHAS Crusade for Children, which raises funds for agencies, schools and hospitals to better the lives of special needs children.

  • Hodgenville Rotary Club
  • Fraze named honorary commissioner
  • Annual cancer survivor dinner

    The Seventh Annual LaRue County Relay for Life Survivor Dinner was held Tuesday, April 10 at First Baptist Church in Hodgenville.

    Approximately 100 survivors and guests were present at the dinner.  Survivor Kathy Baumgardner was the longest known survivor with 34 years cancer free and Linda Young was recognized as being one month cancer free.

  • Try a small scale garden this year

    With more people living in urban areas, many think they do not have the space to garden. A new publication from the University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service: “Gardening in Small Spaces”, describes how you can garden in a limited area.

  • Cooking Corner

    Pea Salad

    1 package (10 Oz. ) Frozen Green Peas, thawed

    1/2 cup cheddar cheese (cubed)

    1/2 cup celery chopped

    1/2 cup sour cream

    Combine all ingredients together. Salt and pepper to taste. Refrigerate for several hours before serving.

  • News of Record - April 18 2018

    Court Briefs

    Benjamin T. Butler was arraigned for possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of a controlled substance to the first degree, fleeing or evading the police to the first degree, criminal mischief to the third degree, and speeding 26 mph or more over the speed limit.

    Heather Hawkins was arraigned for possession of a controlled substance to the first degree, and promoting contraband to the first degree.

  • Hodgenville News

     Thought for the week: Some days are better, some days are worse. Look for the blessings instead of the curse. Be positive, stay strong and get enough rest. You can’t do it all, but you can do your best.

    Facebook is a great tool to keep up with family and friends, or I thought it was until you get attacked online by a family member. It is so sad to say the least. I am not allowed to be her aunt anymore, really? Life goes on without the drama.