Today's News

  • FERO: A different kind of cop

     A Kentucky state trooper stands in the middle of an empty field. He’s wearing a thick, burlap-like suit that makes him look like a salmon-colored Michelin man in the hot sun. Any passer-by would wonder why he was wearing this strange outfit; that is, until they saw the snarling dog streaking across the grass towards him. The dog bounds into the air and latches its teeth onto the trooper’s arm, protected by the Michelin man suit.  

  • PHOTO: Kids Crew artists

     Students in Mrs. Holt’s Art Class, at Kids Crew worked together to create the artwork shown, as part of their lesson on murals. Students were able to make connections to what they knew of murals from their elementary schools, and the public library to create this jungle scene. Kids Crew is sponsored by the United Way and has a variety of classes such as: Art, Music, Tae Kwon Do,  and they also participate in the summer reading program at the public library, and have many field trips planned for the summer around the state.

  • Classrooms 'buzzing' during school's camp week

        Hodgenville Elementary School’s classrooms buzzed with activity last week.
    In teacher Deana Paden’s room, three young scientists with safety goggles and scalpels in hand prepared to dissect a frog they had named Rosie.
        Down the hall, Patti Devary’s scholars put finishing touches on rock candy they had grown in jars.
        In another room, Heather Hynes, whose charges created meals from worldwide recipes, learned how to enjoy the mouthwatering morsels while employing good table manners.

  • Biking for a Cause

         For a group of bikers traveling through Kentucky, some leftover pizza ended up being worth $200. That is, $200 to help fight multiple sclerosis.  
         The bikers were those part of the Bike the U.S. for MS group traveling on the TransAmerican trail from Yorktown, Va. to San Francisco, Calif. They are riding to benefit the study and treatment of multiple sclerosis.

  • Notes from Groundhog Hill: First summer produce picked

        There is a quiet joy you get while gardening—especially in the early morning when it’s just you, the birds chirping and the crickets singing.  

  • Adam Sandidge competes in State Park runs

     Forty miles a week, going on 60. A mid-17-minute 5K time. Consistently beating out older and stronger runners in statewide races. You could say Adam Sandidge isn’t the typical 16-year-old.  

  • News of Record – Property Transfers

    Timothy N. Robertson and Francis A. Robertson to Jason M. Spalding and Elizabeth C. Spalding and Jimmy D. Spalding III and Lavonna E. Spalding, tract 3 of Phelps Family Farm, $75,000
    The Lincoln National Bank to Betty J. Cooper and Roger D. Cooper Jr., property on Bailey Road, $178,000
    Joseph T. Taylor and Dava D. Taylor and H.E. Taylor Jr. to Federal National Mortgage Association, deed in lieu of foreclosure, property at 7333 Greensburg Road, Mount Sherman

  • News of Record – Property transfers

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

  • FISCAL COURT: County joins lawsuit

     LaRue County Fiscal Court has joined over 18 other Kentucky counties in a class action lawsuit against a Delaware mortgage bundling company.

  • Schools to assist hearing-impaired

        The LaRue County School Board officially approved a contract with Hardin County schools during its Monday night board meeting.