Today's News

  • Stephen Brown releases new book

    A former Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Park employee recently released his second book about the Underground Railroad entitled “A Promise Moon.”

    The Civil War era book is based on a true story about a slave woman who uses the Underground Railroad to find freedom. Author Stephen Brown of Louisville worked as an education specialist at the Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Park for four years from 2006 to 2010.

  • Man arrested for stealing bourbon barrel heads

    A Nelson County man was arrested last Thursday for stealing over two hundred bourbon barrel heads from a sawmill warehouse in LaRue County.

    Arrested at the scene was Robert D. Rowlett, 23, of New Haven.

    According to police reports, the LaRue County Sheriff Russell McCoy and Deputy Sheriff Brian Smith were contacted by the New Haven Police Department about a man stealing 225 bourbon barrel heads from a warehouse in Athertonville. Officers also noted that the bourbon barrel heads were worth $20 a piece for a total of $4,500.

  • Community Calendar

    LaRue County Extension Council

    The LaRue County Extension Council will meet at noon on Wednesday, February 3 at the LaRue County Extension Office.  A meal will be served.  All members and interested individuals are encouraged to attend.  

    Representative Terry Mills listening session

    State Representative Terry Mills will hold a listening session at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 4 at the LaRue County Public Library. For more information call 270-358-8647.

    Masonic lodge community breakfast

  • Fundraising Calendar

    Formal Wear Consignment

    The Green County Junior Miss Committee is having a formal wear consignment sale fundraiser from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday February 6. The fee is $5 per dress, $3 for shoes and jewelry and the seller sets their price and keeps all proceeds of the items sale. We are collecting all types of prom, pageant, and wedding attire for all ages. For more information contact Erika Sprowles 270-405-3466 or Paige Squires at 270-405-1856.

    Relay for Life – Live Strong Team

  • February: Library lovers month
  • Community News

    I know everyone enjoyed the lovely weather this past weekend. It was a good day last Sunday morning when First Baptist had fellowship with Lane Lincoln during the morning service. The crowded congregation enjoyed the uplifting songs of praises from the Hodgenville Brotherhood and the powerful sermon coming from Reverend Wilkinson. After morning services, everyone went to First Baptist for baptism services.

  • News of Record - February 3, 2016

    Property Transfers

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

    Joseph C. Blair to Edward Ray McDowell and Yvonne McDowell, tract 5A of the amended Willie and Lena Underwood Agricultural Division number 1, $155,500.

    Jeremiah Traxler and Lauren Traxler to April Yedinak, lot 4 of Bakk Creek Estates, $118,900.

    Harrison Sowards and Lori Sowards to Samuel P. Alvord and Elaine M. Alvord, property on Levelwoods Church Road, $45,000.

  • Senior Calendar

    Senior Citizens music

    The LaRue County Senior Citizens Center in Hodgenville has music beginning at 6:30 p.m. every Saturday. Musicians and singers are welcome. For more information call Charles 270-358-4311 or email Viola Riggs at viola47@windstream.net.

    Daily activities

  • 4-H Calendar - February 3, 2016

    Sewing Club

    The 4-H Sewing Club will begin meeting from 9:30 a.m. to noon on Saturday, February 6 at the LaRue County Extension Office. The Sewing Club is open to any 4-H youth that have completed the beginners sewing classes. Participants are asked to bring a t-shirt to this meeting for an up-cycle project.

    4-H Cloverbuds

    The 4-H Cloverbuds will meet on Monday, February 8 from 3:30 to 4:45 p.m. at the LaRue County Extension Office.  The cloverbud program is open to youth ages 5 to 8 years-old or K-3rd grades.

  • Volunteers needed to help with sewing classes