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  • Event Calendars - September 19, 2018

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    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

  • Corky Cox inducted into the Valley High School Hall of Fame

    On Friday, September 7, Hodgenville resident and former Hawks Head basketball Coach Corky Cox was inducted into the Valley High School Hall of Fame during the half-time football game between Valley High School and Anderson County.

    In 1947, Cox began his high school career at Valley High School during the second semester of his sophomore season. The transition period to Valley High School was an easy transition for him.

    “All of the students and faculty were extremely nice and welcoming to me,” Cox said.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Band of Hawks looking to soar in 2018

    The LaRue County Band of Hawks marching band had a breakout year last season and they are participating on larger stages this season.

    The Band of Hawks soared through the state semifinals and made it to their first state finals appearance since 2012 on October 28, 2017. The Band of Hawks finished second out of 16 bands during the KMEA Class AA semifinals. Only the top four teams went on to perform at the KMEA state finals. At the state finals, the Band of Hawks placed third overall in Class 2A.

  • 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

  • September 12 Hodgenville Rotary Club meeting
  • 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

  • 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.