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Today's News

  • Officials confirm tornado

     The National Weather Service has confirmed that an EF2 tornado touched down in LaRue County about 11:15 a.m. Wednesday. Wind speeds are estimated at 111 to 115 miles per hour.

    LaRue County Judge/Executive Tommy Turner and Hodgenville Mayor Terry Cruse have signed a declaration of emergency.

    According to Chris Jackson, LaRue County’s 911 coordinator, 19 homes and one business have significant damage with the bulk of the damage occurring in KC Estates off Lincoln Boulevard.

  • PHOTO: Sen. Carroll Gibson

     FRANKFORT – Senate Majority Whip Carroll Gibson, R-Leitchfield, discusses legislation with Sen. Denise Harper Angel, D-Louisville, in the Kentucky Senate.

  • Roads closed, traffic signals out after storm

     2:10pm  

    Latest Road Update From District 4

     

    * Closed – KY 3211 in Taylor County just north of US 68 due to High Water

    * Closed – KY 210 just east of Etown in Hardin County 

    * Closed – Shoulders of Lincoln Parkway near storm crossing just east of Etown to prohibit traffic from stopping/parking (Driving lanes are open) Unnecessary traffic asked to detour

    * Closed – US 31E just north of LaRue County High School (power lines)

  • EXTENSIVE DAMAGE FROM STORM

    A series of storms have caused severe damage to the Stiles Ford Road and Woebegona Way areas in Hodgenville. Firefighers and law enforcement are on scene assessing damage and attempting to limit the number of sightseers.

    About 10 homes were damaged along Lincoln Boulevard and Woebegona. One was lifted off its foundation.

    A new home on Stiles Ford was damaged while construction workers were inside.

    Despite early televised reports, schools were not damaged.

  • East Hardin Rebeleer reunion planned

    Some people might feel a tinge of nostalgia when they hear the phrase, “Rebeleers, sound off!” It’s the cheer for the East Hardin High School band. Angela Carter wants to hear from those who remember.

    Carter, a 1975 graduate of East Hardin High School, is planning a reunion of the East Hardin Rebeleer Band from 4 to 11 p.m. June 16 at Pritchard Community Center in Elizabethtown. The reunion is open to any member, parent or volunteer who worked with the program. Carter hopes many Rebeleers with fond memories will want to catch up.

  • UPDATE: BOIL WATER ADVISORY HAS BEEN LIFTED

        The boil water advisory that was issued by Hodgenville Water Works has been lifted  as of 9:15 a.m. March 1. The advisory included customers beginning at South Lincoln Boulevard and McDonalds including Miller Road, Lincoln Drive and Bluegrass Drive.
     
       

     

  • HMH conducting historic cancer prevention study

    Residents of central Kentucky have an opportunity to participate in a historic study that has the potential to change the face of cancer for future generations. Men and women between the ages of 30 and 65 who have never been diagnosed with cancer are needed to participate in the American Cancer Society’s Cancer Prevention Study-3.
    CPS-3 will enroll a diverse population of up to half a million people across the United States and Puerto Rico.

  • Diabetes Support Groups

     Hardin & LaRue Diabetes Coalition to meet

  • Sims files for state rep's seat

     Dottie J. Sims of Horse Cave has filed to run for the House of Representatives for District 19 which includes LaRue, Edmonson and Hart Counties.

  • Community Calendar - Feb. 29, 2012

     Change in mail collection times at Hodgenville Post Office