Today's News

  • LCMS Mat Hawks place third at Union Co. duals

    The LaRue County Middle School Mat Hawks started off the dual format tournament on the right track against John Hardin coming out on top with a 45-41 victory.

    The momentum carried over to the next dual against Christian County as the Mat Hawks defeated the Colonels 54-31.

    However, the Hawks were defeated in two of the next three duals by top ranked Union County 52-36 and Evansville Mater Dei 54-36. The Mat Hawks also defeated a combined team of jayvee wrestlers by a score of 54-34.

  • Festival gives back to community

    The Rolling Fork Iron Horse Festival committee recently announced that a portion of the profits made during the 2015 Rolling Fork Iron Horse Festival were put back in to the community by way of donations to several local non-profit organizations in the New Haven area. 

  • LCHS Mat Hawks Prepare for Season

    THe Mat Hawks first home match is Saturday, November 21 at 10 a.m.

  • 'In God We Trust'

    The Hodgenville Police Department said they will still add “In God We Trust” decals to their vehicles despite all the attention the issue has received on a national level.

    HPD Chief Marcus Jackson said he and several other police officers on the department brought up the issue of adding decals of the motto to the department’s two new police cruisers. Jackson said they also plan on adding the motto on the other vehicles used as primary cruisers for the department’s five police officers.

  • Red Hat Society raises $1,000

    Red Hat Society of Sunrise Manor presented a check to the Alzheimers Foundation for $500 as well as a check to the American Heart Association. The money was raised by the Ladies of the Red Hat Society with help from the Sunrise Volunteers.

    “Each year we raise money for 5 charities,” said LaDorothy Hutchinson, President of the Red Hat Society, “MS, Cancer, Alzheimer’s, Heart Disease and Diabetes. We aim to raise $500 for each. Once we accomplish that, we start for over the next year.”

  • School Board approves calendar

    The LaRue County School Board approved the 2016-2017 calendar during their monthly meeting on November 16.

    Instructional Supervisor Denise Skaggs, who is a member of the Curriculum Coordinating Committee, presented three calendar options to the board. She said the main differences with the three options were the differences in breaks as well as the starting and ending days of school.

  • PVA asking people to check for unclaimed property

    The LaRue County PVA office is asking everyone in LaRue County to check and see if they have unclaimed property in the state.

    LaRue County PVA Scotty Lee said that 1,835 LaRue County residents have $223,786.51 in unclaimed property. With 14,193 citizens in the county. According to the 2010 U.S. Census, approximately one out of seven LaRue Countians have unclaimed property.

  • Local musician to tour with well-known quartet

    Most kids utter common responses when asked what they want to be when they grow up such as a policeman, firefighter, or doctor.

    Blake Whitlock, however, the son of Ricky and Deborah Whitlock who live on Leafdale Road in Hodgenville, had a much less common response.

    “He was barely into his teens when I asked him what he wanted to be, and he said, ‘Dad, I’m going to be a bass singer in a quartet,’” Ricky Whitlock remembered.

  • Community News

    Thought for the week: Pray when you feel like worrying, give thanks when you feel like complaining and keep going when you feel like quitting.

    Saturday night I went on the Hardin County Special Olympics fundraiser casino trip to Horseshoe Bend Casino with Sandy Ray, Pat Ray, Mike Ray, Tina Ray, Lucas Ray and Amy Karlisl. All together there were 51 on the tour bus. We all had a great time and didn’t win big bucks, but we didn’t lose a lot either. First time I have ever been there and loved it.

  • Community News

    Alice Lee Thomas has returned home. Grayling was admitted to the emergency room at Hardin Memorial Hospital and released last week. Last Saturday, Lane Lincoln was the host of the Louisville/Lexington District Fall Gathering. Bishop Marvin Frank Thomas was also present at the event.

    Sunday, November 22 at 2 p.m. will be Missionary Meeting. Sunday, November 22 will be a special program entitled “Reverend Kenny Carter celebrating 25 years preaching God’s Word.” The program will be held at First Baptist in Hodgenville at 4 p.m.