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Today's News

  • DeVary wins scholarship

    The recipient of the 2014 LaRue County Homemaker $400 Scholarship is Kyle DeVary. He is from Hodgenville and will be graduating from LaRue County High School this year. He is the local Chapter President of FFA and serves as the Lincoln Trail Region Reporter. He is a member of KY Cattlemen’s Association.  Kyle was on LCHS soccer and football teams and volunteers as a coach for youth league soccer, little league baseball and is an active member of his church youth group.

    He plans to attend Western Kentucky University and study agriculture business.

  • PHOTO: Survivor dinner

    The third annual Relay for Life Survivor Dinner was held last week at First Baptist Church Hodgenville. Abraham Lincoln Elementary School's Jr. Beta was well represented at the dinner as table waiters and servers. Pictured from left to right are Zoe Van Riper, Tristen Locke, Emmi Clline, Biven Turner, Chandler Walters, Tara Goodwin, Dalton Milliken and Brittany Serrano.

  • Forum: Two Democrats running for county attorney

     Tuesday’s candidate forum drew about 150 spectators to the LaRue County Courthouse.

  • Democratic Woman's Club plans more candidate forums

    The LaRue County Democratic Woman’s Club will hold a forum for Democratic candidates 7 p.m. March 31 at Upton City Hall.
    Phinis Hundley will serve as moderator.
    Democratic candidates who have opposition in the primary election were invited to take their show on the road to six locations in the county as a convenience for voters.
    “Our elections are not just about Hodgenville,” said Celia McDonald, LCDWC president. “Every voter and every vote should count equally.”

  • LaRue native works on PTSD legislation

    Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder has been called “The Invisible Wound.”
    Though the physical scars of PTSD may not be seen, its effect cuts deeply into the psyche of the person suffering from it.
    The disorder develops after a terrifying ordeal that involved physical harm or the threat of physical harm. The person who develops PTSD may have been the one who was harmed, or may have witnessed a harmful event that happened to loved ones or strangers.    

  • PVA candidates field questions at forum

    Two LaRue County natives are competing for the position of property valuation administrator or PVA.
    Chad Puyear and Scotty Lee, both Democrats, passed a general knowledge test required by the state in order to run for the office.
    Both have been active in the community.
    Puyear has worked at Herb Jones Chevrolet for 21 years, being general manager the last six. He said it would give him a “lot of pride” to be in office in LaRue County.’

  • Forum: Three vie for judge/executive

    About 100 people attended the March 20 candidate forum featuring candidates for judge executive, property valuation administrator, and the two Republican candidates for state representative. LaRue District Judge C. Derek Reed moderated the event which was held in the LaRue County Courthouse and sponsored by the LaRue County Chamber of Commerce and LaRue County Farm Bureau.
    Three Democrats are competing for the office of judge/executive.

  • Church Calendar - March 26, 2014

    Revival at Benningfield Chapel
    Benningfield Chapel will have revival 7 p.m. March 27-30. Different speaker and musicians each night. For more information, contact Ella Ward at 270-324-4043.

    Nobleman Quartet at Church of Nazarene
    The Noblemen Quartet will be in concert 6 p.m. March 30 at Buffalo Church of the Nazarene, 5910 Greensburg Road, Buffalo. A love offering will be received.
    Gospel singing at Buffalo to benefit family

  • Candidate forum: Republicans square off for primary

    About 100 people attended the March 20 candidate forum featuring candidates for judge executive, Tommy Turner, Joe Pearman and Jerry Rock; property valuation administrator, Chad Puyear and Scotty Lee; and the two Republican candidates for state representative, Alex LaRue and Richard Treitz (Democratic candidate Terry Mills, who is unopposed in the May 20 primary, did not attend.)
    LaRue District Judge C. Derek Reed moderated the event which was held in the LaRue County Courthouse and sponsored by the LaRue County Chamber of Commerce and LaRue County Farm Bureau.

  • Significance of unsealed documents disputed by mayor

    TV reporters descended on the LaRue County Circuit Clerk’s office last week after learning information had been released in a criminal case involving Hodgenville City Hall.