Today's News

  • Cross-country tour to benefit MS research

     A cross-country bike tour that benefits multiple sclerosis (MS) research and awareness will be passing through Hodgenville June 15. 

  • REUNIONS - June 13, 2012

     Reunion of Little Leaguers

    There will be a reunion of all men who played in the first year of LaRue County Little League, about 1954 to 1955, 7 p.m. Friday, June 15 at LaRue County Park and Recreation. For more information, call Ed Lewis at 769-8290.



  • ENGAGEMENT: Ashley Nicole Lee and Brandon Kyle Scott

     Scotty and Robin Lee of Hodgenville announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter Ashley Nicole Lee to Brandon Kyle Scott, son of George and Ruth Scott of Raywick.

    The bride to be is the granddaughter of Billy and Joyce Lee of Hodgenville and Lois Hay and the late George Hay of Eastview. She is a graduate of LaRue County High School and the Elizabethtown Community and Technical College respiratory therapy program. She is employed at Taylor Regional Hospital as a registered respiratory therapist.

  • ANNIVERSARY: Lewises celebrate 40 years

     Dale and Jan Lewis of Buffalo will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary on Sunday, June 17, 2012.

    They were married June 17, 1972 by Judge Earl Scott at the LaRue County Courthouse.

    They have one son, Christopher Dale Lewis and two grandchildren.

    They will enjoy their day with family.

  • Jackson receives doctorate

     Robert “Bob” Jackson of Murray was one of 11 recipients of Western Kentucky University’s doctoral degree in educational leadership recognized May 11 during a graduate ceremony.

    Jackson, associate vice president of development and governmental relations at Murray State University, is a former Kentucky state senator representing the first district.

    He is a 1981 graduate of LaRue County High School and the son of the late Harold and Dolly Jackson of Magnolia.

  • PHOTO: Sunset

     The sun set Friday over the LaRue County Maintenance Building and EMS on Lincoln Boulevard.

  • PHOTO: Kickball Mania

     Devin Wheatley is thrown out at third base by Paul Greenwell during the New Haven/Rolling Fork Baptist Church kickball game June 5 at the New Haven City Park.

  • Lincoln Museum plans fundraiser

     The Lincoln Museum will have a fundraiser beginning at 5 p.m. June 23 at Crossroad Country Inn and School House, 1906 McCubbins Road, Hodgenville. The event opens with appetizers by Claudia’s Tea Room and Friends of the Museum and art exhibit by Phyllis Blakeman in the Crossroads School House.

    A ribeye dinner will be served at 6 p.m. on the grounds of Crossroads Country Inn followed by desserts by Paula’s Hot Biscuit, Ray’s Hodgenville Grill, Sugar Fashion Cakes and Friends of the Museum.

  • Preservation Pedal is July 7

     Preservation Kentucky will host the second annual Preservation Pedal: A Bike Tour of Historic Danville, Boyle and Mercer Counties on Saturday, July 7.

    This year, the Pedal will feature four historic bicycle tour options. The challenging 60-mile ride will begin at 8:30 a.m. The 42- and 24-mile rides will start at 8:45 a.m. A slower led tour of downtown Danville will begin at 10 a.m. and is intended for novice and occasional riders. Advance registration is requested at www.preservationpedal.org. 

  • Mitchell honored in 'Bucks for Bright Ideas'

     The 13 winners in the 2012 Buck$ for Bright Ideas program are one step closer to making their business dreams a reality.

     “We will be meeting with each winner to determine their needs and we will tailor the award to meet those needs,” said Doug Rohrer, Associate Vice President for Research and Development at Western Kentucky University and Executive Director of the Central Region Innovation and Commercialization Center.