Today's News

  • Chruch calendar - October 19, 2016

    Revival at Sunrise Manor

    Revival will be at Sunrise Manor at 7 p.m. October 19, 20 and 21. Brother Billy Curle will bring the message. There will be special music each evening. Everyone is welcome.

    Chili Supper Union Band Baptist Church

    Union Band Baptist Church will have their annual chili supper at 6 p.m. on October 22. Bring sandwiches or dessert. For more information contact Shirley Carter at 270-696-3281.

    Union Band Baptist Church

  • Accept the Challenge

    Recently my wife and I traveled to Sandersville, Georgia for my 60th high school class reunion.  Only 18 of a class of 71 were able to attend.  Several have died and others were not able to make the trip.  As the class president in 1955-56 they asked me to speak to the group.

  • As this miracle unfolds

    A few things that never cease to amaze me are the resilience of the human spirit, how a messy situation can be made into something so breathtakingly beautiful and how family can love beyond measure no matter how far apart they are and what may stand in their way. I have been blessed to see these three amazements come together all at once.

  • LaRue County Schools terminates Goodlett employment

    According to a press release from LaRue County Schools Superintendent Sam Sanders Tuesday, October 18, 2016, Kyle Goodlett’s employment with LaRue County Schools has been terminated effective immediately.

  • LCHS principal suspended with pay

    Stephen Kyle Goodlett, principal at LaRue County High School, has been suspended.

    According to a news release from LaRue County Schools Superintendent Sam Sanders, Goodlett has been suspended with pay effective immediately and LCHS Assistant Principal Chris Price will fulfill principal duties during this time.

    Sanders said counselors were available on Friday at LCHS for both the students and staff. He said a note also went home with each high school student on Friday that explains what they know about the incident.

  • KENTUCKY STATE POLICE UPDATE - LaRue County High School Principal arrested

    KENTUCKY STATE POLICE UPDATE - The Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch, assisted by KSP Post-4 Elizabethtown, arrested Stephen K. Goodlett on charges related to possession and distribution of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor.

  • Community Calendar - October 12, 2016

    ALES Fall Festival

    Abraham Lincoln Elementary School will have a superhero theme Fall Festival. Students can come dressed as their favorite superhero. Food will be served at 5:30 p.m. and games will be from 6 to 8 p.m. October 14. Food will be Charlie’s Hoagies and pizza. This event is open to the community.

    HES Fall Festival

    Hodgenville Elementary School PTSO will host a Disney Theme Fall Festival from 6 to 8 p.m. October 14. They will have a silent auction, food, Kona Ice and games. This event is open to the community.

  • Task Force on Vulnerable Kentuckians coming to LaRue

    24th District State Representative Terry Mills recently announced that the House Task Force on Vulnerable Kentuckians will hold its fifth meeting at 10 a.m. (EDT) on Friday, October 14 at the LaRue County High School in Hodgenville.

    House Speaker Greg Stumbo established the Task Force on Vulnerable Kentuckians, made up of a bipartisan group of state representatives, to study issues and problems that affect Kentucky’s population in need of support.

  • The news about news

    We featured our coverage of the 45th annual Lincoln Days Celebration in the October 5 edition of our newspaper.

    We worked hard as a staff taking pictures and getting names, getting results of the numerous events and designing the pages in the newspaper for it.

    While covering many events and meetings for the newspaper, I always make a note to talk to different people and get their perspective on the happenings in LaRue County and our coverage of it.

  • Dealing with insider threats

    Most of the computer threat warnings concern external Internet attacks. While external threats may be the most common, insider threats tend to be the most expensive, according to a report from the Harvard Business Review.

    Inside threats are caused by your employees, and in fact, are not reported by business owners because they are embarrassed to be victims of their staff.