Community News

  • LaRue County Relay has a successful year

    LaRue County Relay for life had a successful year in 2017-2018.

    Survivor Chair Kathy Ross said their yearlong fundraising campaign ended on August 31. Their goal of raising $60,000 was narrowly missed as they raised an overall total of $59,104. While the goal fundraising fell slightly short of being met, Ross said many other goals were achieved as the 2018 main Relay for Life event was moved to CreekFront Park in Hodgenville.

  • ALBNHP to host night sky program

    The Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Park will host their annual Night Sky Program at Lincoln’s Boyhood Home at Knob Creek on Friday, October 12.

    Eastern Kentucky University will conduct the program and will provide telescopes for visitors to look through. The program will begin at 8 p.m. Visitors are encouraged to bring a flashlight, sturdy shoes and a sweater.

  • Event Calendars - September 19, 2018

    Community Calendar


    Goodtime Cruisers

    The next Goodtime Cruisers Car Show will be held at 4 p.m. on October 20 on the square in downtown Hodgenville.

    Lincoln Days Quilt Show

  • September 12 Hodgenville Rotary Club meeting
  • Moove over, Cow Days is coming

    Organizers of the annual Rotary event known as Cow Days say the schedule is set for the two day extravanganza that kicks off Friday, Sept. 14 and concludes Saturday, Sept. 15.

    New this year is Stuff a Cow, a collectible, soft, fuzzy cow that comes complete with a mini Cow Days T-shirt.

    Preselling at the three banks — Forcht Bank, Community Trust Bank, and Limestone Bank —  in Greensburg for $18, the cows will also be available during Cow Days for $20.

  • Jackson-Howell Wedding

    Kay and Larry Howell of Hodgenville announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their Son, Cody Glenn Howell, to Stephanie Nicole Jackson, daughter of Victoria Jackson of Rineyville.

    The bride-to-be is a May 2015 graduate of Western Kentucky University with a Bachelor of Science in agriculture. She is employed by the USDA: Farm Service Agency.

  • Local DAR National Awards Exhibited at the Hardin County History Museum

    National awards won by the Captain Jacob Van Meter Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution are being exhibited at the Hardin County History Museum during the month of September. These awards were presented at the Continental Congress in Washington D.C. in June.

    The American Heritage Committee presented four individual awards to:

    Linda King – 2nd Place – Fiber Arts: Crochet

    Beverly Heath – 3rd Place – Arts and Sculpture: China Painting

    Nancy Raine – 3rd – Crafts: Cloth Doll

  • Lincoln Days Art Show Entries

    The 47th Annual Lincoln Day’s Art Show is currently taking entries.

    Participants can download the Lincoln Days entry Art Show form from the Lincoln Days website www.lincolndays.org or request a prospectus by calling The Lincoln Museum at 270- 358-3163 or by emailing abe@lincolnmuseum-ky.org.

    Artwork and Entry Forms must be delivered to the Lincoln Museum community room located on the square in downtown Hodgenville, KY by Wednesday, September 26, 2018.

  • Hodgenville News - September 12, 2018

    Thought for the week: Life isn’t being rich, being popular, being highly educated or being perfect It’s about being real, being humble and being kind. 

    As of Monday, September 10, it has been 23 days for Angela in the hospital. As I write this, she is still having issues with her lungs and we are waiting to go down for a CT scan of her lungs. Please keep us in your prayers. 

  • Calendars - September 12, 2018

    Community calendar


    Free Yard Sale

    The Hodgenville United Methodist Women will host a free yard sale from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, September 15 at the Hodgenville United Methodist Church. Donations are being accepted beginning Wednesday, September 12 from 1 to 7 p.m. For more information call 270-401-6566.

    Goodtime Cruisers