Community News

  • Lincoln celebration planned, museum honored

    Happy Birthday, Mr. President! Enjoy a day’s worth of activities in Hodgenville as we celebrate Abraham Lincoln’s 206th birthday on Thursday, Feb. 12.

    Make sure to visit the Lincoln Days website http://www.lincolndays.org for more details on how you can join the fun.

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  • Physical fitness classes offered by adult education

    For those looking to keep their New Year’s resolution to lose a little weight, the LaRue County adult education office is offering classes in Zumba and yoga.

    Adult education director Connie Goff is heading up the initiative. She said it’s important to offer classes that the community wants since it’s their tax money that’s paying for the facilities.

  • Kelly Dean Sanders Memorial Luncheon is Sunday

    The Kelly Dean Sanders Memorial Luncheon will again be paired with the LaRue County Drama Program’s community production. Katy Cecil, head of the program, said they will be performing Neil Simon’s Rumors for the audience and dinner-goers.

  • This Little Piggy ...

    Local Relay for Life team Living Strong, based out of First Baptist Church in Hodgenville, is providing a fun, new way to get involved in the fight against cancer.

  • Full day of activities planned for Lincoln’s 206th

    LaRue County’s most famous native son is having a birthday.

    A full day of events have been planned for Feb. 12 – the 206th anniversary of the birth of Abraham Lincoln. There will be a wreath-laying, special historical exhibit, luncheon, historic marker installation, a book signing and a dramatic presentation, “Four Heroines who Inspired Kentucky.”

  • The Spark behind 25 years of emergency calls

    Dialing 911 for an emergency has become second nature for many, with those important numbers being drilled into children at early ages – and programmed into cell phones.

    The dispatcher – the person on the receiving end of that 911 call - is expected to be professional, courteous, efficient … and be able to draw information from the most distraught of callers.

  • Howell completes auctioneer training

    Tyler L. Howell of Hodgenville, has completed 80 hours of instruction at the Kentucky Auction Academy in Bowling Green.

    The Academy, the only one in Kentucky, trains those individuals wishing to master the skill and art of auctioneering. Over the eight day, intensive 80-hour course now required by Kentucky Law for new auctioneers, students are trained in real estate, automotive, heavy equipment, livestock and personal property.

  • Community News


    By John R. Smith

    Lila Williams was admitted to Hardin Memorial Hospital last Friday and returned back to Sunrise Manor Nursing Home. Carlos Cox and Alice Thomas were admitted to Hardin Memorial Hospital and returned home.

    Congratulations go to Rev. Jerry and Rosalyn Wilkinson on the arrival of their granddaughter, Redding Alexis Adams, born Jan. 27. She weighed 8.4 pounds and was 20.5-inches long. Mother and daughter are home doing well.