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Today's News

  • ENGAGEMENT: Leeann Carothers and Tyler Nall

     The parents of Leeann Carothers and Tyler Nall of Hodgenville announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their children.

    The bride to be is the daughter of Christine Davis and Tim Carothers. She is employed at Sunrise Manor Nursing Home and a student at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College.

    The prospective groom is the son of Charles Nall and Lisa Langley. He is employed at Nall’s Specialized Hauling.

    Both are 2010 graduates of LaRue County High School.

  • LOOKING BACK AT LARUE: Ladies gather on porch

  • LEGISLATIVE UPDATE: Michael Lee Meredith on redistricting, budget, firefighter bill

     We gathered in Frankfort this past week for the beginning of the 60-day session of the General Assembly, and we have much work to do.

    There are several big issues that loom over our heads as we try to complete the work of the people of the Commonwealth. 

  • Nolin RECC offers scholarships

     Nolin Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation will award $7,000 in scholarship funds to area students. The cooperative provides electricity to about 33,000 members in Hardin, LaRue and seven surrounding counties.

    Nolin will award six $1,000 college scholarships to graduating high school seniors and one $1,000 scholarship to an adult who is continuing their education at a vocational school or college.

  • First Steps receives WHAS grant

     The Lincoln Trail District First Steps Program received a $7,000 grant from the WHAS Crusade for Children. 

    Kelly Basham, First Steps District Supervisor, stated that the grant funds are being used to purchase assistive equipment and technology for the developmentally delayed children that First Steps serve in the birth to 3-year age range. 

  • Holly Enlow wins scholarship

     Holly Enlow of Hodgenville was recently awarded the Stanley Pigman Engineering Scholarship. Established in 1999 by L. Stanley Pigman of High Point, N.C., the award supports engineering students from selected counties in eastern Kentucky. Pigman is a 1981 UK mining engineering graduate.

    A biosystems engineering senior in the University of Kentucky College of Engineering, Enlow is a graduate of LaRue County High School.  

  • Nolin RECC sponsors student trip to Washington

     Local high school juniors whose parents or guardians are members receiving electric service from Nolin Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation are eligible to enter a contest that may take them to Washington, D.C.

    The yearly competition also includes a trip to Frankfort by all participating students. 

  • Bethlehem High School Honor Roll

     The following Bethlehem High School students from LaRue County have been named to the Honor Roll for the first semester of the 2011-12 academic year:

    All A – senior Skyler Frye

    A-B – sophomore Jesse Plouvier

    Bethlehem High School is located in Bardstown.

  • City to open sewer project bids

     Hodgenville City Council will open bids at 10 a.m. Jan. 19 for the Hamilton Heights sewer project.

  • Red Hill Cemetery Commission to purchase mapping software

     The Red Hill Cemetery Commission, which is composed of the entire Hodgenville City Council, voted Monday to purchase a software program that will map the city-owned cemetery.