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Today's News

  • COLUMN: Be original when choosing Halloween treats

    I remember trick-or-treating when I was little. My dad would take us all over the neighborhood and beyond. The amount of candy we ended up with was so enormous that we still had Halloween candy at Easter. Of course, it was mostly the stuff we didn't like.

    There was one house, every year, where the lady always gave us the same thing - an apple. I remember thinking, “Who gives apples on Halloween?”

  • Lincoln Days: Sit-down dining available at Christian Church annex

    The Christian Women's Fellowship at Hodgenville Christian Church will have the church annex open for sit-down dining Saturday during Lincoln Days.
    Homemade soups, sandwiches, hot dogs, drinks and sweets available.

  • ENGAGEMENT: Angela Hayden and Billy Boyd

    Mike and Patty Hayden of Simpsonville announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter Angela Hayden to Billy Boyd, son of Darryl and Debby Boyd of Hodgenville.

    The bride to be is a 1999 graduate of Assumption High School, a graduate of the University of Kentucky and received her Ph.D. in developmental psychology from UK in 2010. 

    The prospective groom is a 1999 graduate of LaRue County High School and a graduate of UK with a degree in architecture and design.

  • ANNIVERSARY: LaFollettes celebrate 56 years

    Harlis and Bessie LaFollette of Hodgenville will celebrate their 56th anniversary Oct. 7, 2011.

    They were married by Rev. C.C. Omer.

    They have seven children, Charles LaFollette, Wanda Devers, Brenda Ford, Wilma Gribble, Dennis LaFollette, David LaFollette and Mike LaFollette; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

  • PHOTO: Four generations of Wood men

    Four generations of Jimmie Lee Wood’s posed for a photo. From left, Jimmie Lee Wood Sr., Jimmie “Jay” Lee Wood Jr., Jimmie Lee Wood III and Jimmie Lee Wood IV.

  • Boy Lincoln statue returns to square

    The “Lincoln as a Boy” statue returned to its original spot Thursday on Lincoln Square – just in time for the weekend’s Lincoln Days Celebration.
    The sculpture, a depiction of Abraham Lincoln at age 7 standing with his dog Honey, was knocked from its base by a car on April 10.
    It was dragged under the front end of the car across the traffic island, suffering scrapes, scratches and dents. Honey lost part of an ear.

  • PHOTO: CKAG officers and chairpersons
  • PHOTO: CKAG Artist of the Month

    The Central Kentucky Art Guild Artist of the Month for September is lucia beeler. Her photograph, “Web of Life,” is hanging at Cobbler’s Café in downtown Elizabethtown. The CKAG meets again 6:30 p.m. Oct. 17 at the Nolin RECC building, 411 Ring Road, Elizabethtown.

  • Curves waives new member fee in October

    October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and Curves continues to work to raise awareness in women about the life-saving importance of risk management, early detection and treatment. Throughout the month, Curves of Hodgenville women’s fitness center is waiving the joining fee for new members who show proof of a mammogram within the past year or make a $25 donation to breast cancer research.

  • More than 100,000 'In God We Trust' license plates purchased

    Kentuckians have purchased more than 100,000 standard license plates bearing the national motto, “In God We Trust,” since the plate was introduced in January as a no-added-cost option for passenger vehicles.

    The sales represent 16.5 percent of total standard-issue license plate sales, according to the Department of Vehicle Regulation in the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.