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Today's News

  • COLUMN: Many sources for vitamin D

    Vitamin D has gotten a lot of media coverage lately as various studies have tied normal levels of vitamin D to certain health benefits and lack of the vitamin to certain diseases. While many of these current studies provide conflicting messages, it is generally understood that vitamin D is needed for optimal health. It helps us absorb calcium and phosphorus, so we can have strong bones and teeth.

  • Pike wins state 4-H Forestry event

    Four LaRue County 4-H members attended the State 4-H Forestry competition at Mammoth Cave on Sept. 15.

    The day included training in the morning and testing in the afternoon. The areas covered were compass and pacing, tree measurements and tree identification. In the compass and pacing, the participants first walked a 66-foot line to determine the length of their pace. They then measured the number of paces for three different lines and determined the distance in feet. They were also required to do three compass readings. 

  • COLUMN: Our God is always there

    It should bring great comfort to know that God is always there ready and eager to help his children. While we live in a fear-filled world, remember that Jesus said to his followers, “I am with you to the end of the age.” (Matthew 28:18-20)

    Men are afraid of life, death and judgment. Many are concerned with the loss of job, money, health, friends, old age, poverty, loneliness or a thousand and one other things. Fear haunts many individuals.

  • PHOTO: Class of 1969
  • PHOTO: Mud Sharks strike again
  • PHOTO: Rotary – Childcare Aware

    From left, Sandra Maldonado with Childcare Aware and Sarah Hornback, director of family services for LaRue County Schools, presented a program to the Hodgenville Rotary Club. They were guests of Rotarian David Harrison.

  • PHOTO: Miss Patty at work

    Patty Chaudoin works with kindergarten classes at Hodgenville Elementary School during literacy and math times. Here, she has been working with a small group on writing numbers. The children are Winston Grimes, Julian Serrano and Prestyn Walls.

  • PHOTO: Independent workers

    Hodgenville Elementary School kindergarten students Rachael Hammons, Jessie Shupe and Paisley Williams worked in an independent math center, writing numbers and counting objects.

  • PHOTO: Grandparents' Day HES

    Twins, Gavin and Oliver Kudrna, enjoyed spending time with their grandparents Rickey Farris of Elizabethtown, and Faye Farris from Texarkana, Texas, at Hodgenville Elementary School’s Grandparents Day.

  • Break in pavement closes I-65 northbound

    Northbound lanes of Interstate 65 are closed north of Elizabethtown because of a break in pavement at mile marker 97 about three miles north of the U.S. 62 exit.

    Interstate traffic being diverted around the closure will increase traffic today in Elizabethtown.