Today's News

  • Bennett indicted for 13 felony charges

    Curtis Bennett, 33, of Buffalo was recently indicted on 13 felony counts of unlawful transactions with minors as a result of charges against him in Marion County.

    The Marion County Grand Jury indicted Bennett on Monday, May 2 and he was arrested on Wednesday, May 4. Bennett was lodged in the Marion County Detention Center where he was later released on a $5,000 cash bond.

  • Community news - May 4, 2016

    Rosleen Price is home and improving. She came home last Monday. Carlos Cox was admitted to Hardin Memorial last week and released. He was at church at First Baptist on Sunday.

  • Hodgenville News - May 4, 2016

    You can have more degrees than a thermometer and still be blind and ignorant.


    Can’t believe it is already May and time for the Kentucky Derby again. I haven’t even picked out a horse yet, but it usually doesn’t matter because the one I do pick is usually still running a week after Derby. That’s way my luck goes. I sure hope the weather will be sunny and pretty for it.

  • Student captures eerie scene
  • Anniversary & Birthday - May 4, 2016
  • Brass Quintet earns distinguished ratings

    The LaRue County High School Quintet performed two sections and earned two distinguished ratings at the KMEA solo/ensemble competition last Saturday at North Hardin High School.

    In January, quintet leader Larry Davis began rehearsals with the members of the quintet with two goals in mind, the first to compete at this year’s Solo/Ensemble Contest and the second to earn distinguished ratings on the two pieces they played for the judge.

    “I am pleased to report we achieved both of those goals,” Davis said.

  • Personal Pay Solutions

    The idea of using your smart phone or smart watch to pay for purchases has been around for about a year. Last month I talked about electronic payment systems for small businesses, such as www.square.com and Intuit’s Go Payment. This month, we are going the other way with a couple of personal payment options for you.

  • Former LCHS student gives advice to graduating seniors

    High school seniors preparing to enter college next fall probably have a lot more unanswered than answered questions.

    For them, good advice from someone “who has been there” can likely help them avoid problems once they arrive on campus plus make the adjustment to college easier.

    Ashley Cottrell, a LaRue County High School graduate who is a third year agricultural education student at Western Kentucky University, has pinpointed the most important advice she could give.

  • LCHS takes first place at state Student Technology Leadership Program competition

    Taking a video from concept to finished product in just 48 hours, the LaRue County High School Cinemania team earned first-place honors at the 2016 Kentucky Student Technology Leadership Program (STLP) State Championship Cinemania Contest.

    Students had already decided they wanted to produce a political satire video as they waited for Kentucky STLP to post the required video elements online. Once the elements were posted, the team had just two days to write a script, secure props and costumes, shoot and edit the video and submit their entry to the judges.

  • It’s political time in LaRue

    The political season is upon us in LaRue County as our state representative and state senator will be decided in 2016.

    With the primary election in May and the general election in November, hopeful candidates have their political campaigns in full swing, displaying their ideas and political platform to the public by knocking on doors in neighborhoods, attending or speaking at events, frequently updating their social media accounts, etc.