Today's News

  • Vanity Hair Grand Opening

    Vanity Hair, Hodgenville’s newest hair and nails salon, held an open house Friday. Members of the LaRue County Chamber of Commerce gathered for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the new business.
    Master stylist and owner Daniel Skaggs hopes to offer “a fresh but classic style” to LaRue County and surrounding areas.
    Skaggs has seven years of professional styling experience and is optimistic about Vanity Hair’s future. One day he hopes to include a spa aspect to the salon.

  • Two businesses announce expansions on Lincoln Boulevard

    Two Hodgenville businesses, Family Dollar and Physical Therapy Associates, are planning to expand on Lincoln Boulevard.
    Representatives of the companies announced their intentions to the LaRue County Board of Adjustments Monday in a special called meeting.
    Adam Levitt, a development project manager for The Hutton Company, said the company plans to build a new store at 876 S. Lincoln Blvd., beside McDonalds.
    Hutton will then sell the building to Family Dollar, Levitt said.

  • LaRue County Fair begins Saturday with dairy show

     LaRue County Fair Board members are putting the final touches on the fairgrounds in preparation for Saturday’s opening of the 105th LaRue County Fair – the oldest, continuously-running fair in the state. 

  • Three indicted on drug charges

     Three Upton residents were indicted July 16 by a LaRue County grand jury on various drug offenses.

  • Fundraiser Calendar - 2012

    Tickets available for A Taste of the Heartland

    The Community Health Clinic of Hardin & LaRue Counties is holding its annual fundraiser “A Taste of the Heartland.”The charity dinner/art auction begins at 7 p.m. Aug. 3 at the Historic State Theatre in Elizabethtown. The Clinic provides volunteer-based basic healthcare services to low-income, uninsured, chronically ill residents. Tickets are available at http://www.thecommunityhealthclinic.com.

    Yard sale benefits LCMS cheerleaders

  • School Calendar - 2012


    Aug. 8 – First day of school

    Sept. 3 – Holiday

    Oct. 1-5 – Fall Break

    Nov. 22 – Holiday

    Dec. 19-31 – Winter Break

    May 21, 2013 – Last day for students


    Site-based council schedule

    For more information, call the school at 358-4112.


    HES site-based council schedule

  • Sports Shorts - July 2012

    Swimming pool open

    The LaRue County Swimming Pool will operate through Aug. 4. Hours are 12:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday; and 1-5 p.m. Sunday. It is closed on Monday. Admission is $4 for children 11 and under; $6 for ages 12 and over. The pool is available for parties 6-9 p.m. for a cost of $175, an increase of $25 from last season.

    Fish fry and cornhole tourney benefit soccer team

  • Church Calendar - July 2012

    Food pantry available at Church of Christ

    The food pantry at the LaRue County Church of Christ on Old E’town Road, Hodgenville, will distribute food 6-7 p.m. July 25 and 9:30 am to noon July 27. For more information, call (270) 358-9812.

    Oak Hill hosts VBS

    Oak Hill will have vacation bible school 6-9 p.m. through July 26. A meal will be served each evening. For transportation or more information, call 268-9218.

    Magnolia Baptist Church hosts VBS

  • Farm Calendar - July 2012

    Farm Service Agency nominations

    The nomination period for local Farm Service Agency county committees is ongoing. To be eligible to serve on an FSA county committee, a person must participate or cooperate in a program administered by FSA, be eligible to vote in a county committee election and reside in the local administrative area in which the person is a candidate. To become a candidate, an eligible individual must sign the nomination form, FSA-669A.  The form is available at http://www.fsa.usda.gov/elections.

  • Reunion Calendar - July 25, 2012

    Hodgenville Class of 1954

    The Hodgenville High School Class of 1954 will have a reunion Aug. 4 at Hodgenville Methodist Church. Food will be prepared and served at noon by the ladies of the church. Plan to come early to visit. For more information, contact Donald Davenport at 270-358-3372 or Ginger Luzon at 502-459-4577 or gingerluz@insightbb.com.

    Class of 1987