Today's News

  • Calendars - January 10, 2018

    Community calendar


    Monthly Knitting Class

    There will be a Monthly Knitting Class at the LaRue County Extension Office at 807 Old Elizabethtown Road in Hodgenville on the first Mondays from 1 to 3 p.m. Instructor is Master Clothing Volunteer- Judy Greenwell. Open to adults and teens, no registration required. For more information call 270-358-3401.


    Knitting Circle

  • Gambling: Good or bad?

    As I write this column, the lottery is hitting some amazing levels. I’ve heard several people who are excited about this. What is a Christian to think about gambling and the lottery? What does God say? Let’s put aside our opinions, traditions, and practices and consider God’s truth.

    Avoid Arrogance. I hear a lot of arrogance on this issue. I’ve heard preachers condemning gamblers with a self-righteous tone. I’ve heard gamblers condemning Christians who share their opinion on the matter. We need to humble ourselves on this issue.

  • We get to choose

    Did you make any resolutions for 2018?  Some people laugh at them and say why make them because we will only break them.  But that could be a mistake.  Resolutions may remind us that there are areas in our lives that need improving.  They may help us to make needed changes.

  • Kicking off the 2018 session

    By: Steve Meredith 

    It was quite a treat to kick off the pivotal 2018 Session of the General Assembly with the talented 100th Army Band from nearby Fort Knox playing the National Anthem and My Old Kentucky Home. We also took a moment to officially swear Senator Jimmy Higdon (R-Lebanon) in as the new Senate President Pro Tempore. No one is more deserving and our chamber will continue to benefit from his leadership.

  • The Escape Goat

    Now you see him, now you don’t; rumor has it someone has been stalking a stretch of I-65 between Sonora and Glendale. His description: Male, gray hair, gray beard, measuring in at approximately 3’6”—not counting the horns. His name is Houdini, and he’s a goat—who is getting a following.

  • Jail log - January 10, 2018

    Bookings at the LaRue County Detention Center from Friday, December 29, 2017 to Friday, January 5, 2018

    Dewayne Porter Bernard, 38, of Greensburg was lodged for reckless driving, operating on a suspended or revoked license, failure to surrender a revoked license, no registration receipt, no registration plate, failure to produce an insurance card, failure to maintain the required insurance and improper registration plate.

  • News of record - January 10, 2018

    Property Transfers

    The following property transfers are listed as given on deeds at the LaRue County Clerk’s Office in Hodgenville.

    Estate of Cleona Mae Bright to Magnolia Farm Properties LLC, property on Munfordville Road, $432,190.

    Sherry Angel to Jessy Edlin, property on Highway 31, $5,000.

    Quitclaim Deed made between Earl Howell to Mary LuAnne Graham and Sheila Bloyd, trustees under the Howell Family Trust, property in LaRue County, $1, FMV $75,000.

  • Anderson receives invite to Sunvitational round robin

    After a successful season competing at several in-state tournaments, the LCHS speech team will be spending January hosting a middle school tournament and competing, but one team member will be spending part of his month in sunny Florida competing in the Sunvitational hosted at Nova Southeastern University School (NSU).

  • Reed appointed to tourism committee

    Representative Brandon Reed, R-Hodgenville, has been appointed to the House Committee on Tourism and Outdoor Recreation.

    The Tourism and Outdoor Recreation was created prior to the 2017 session as a standalone committee, signifying the importance of the tourism industry to the Commonwealth. The committee is chaired by Representative Tommy Turner, a Republican from Somerset, and has jurisdiction over matters relating to tourism and travel promotion, state and national parks, and fish and wildlife, among other areas.

  • Drop your drawers