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Community News

  • Chamber Unites!

    The leaves are changing and Autumn is in the air. It’s time for football, pumpkins, bonfires, hayrides and of course Lincoln Days! I don’t know about you, but I love everything about this time of the year!

  • Make your Mark

    The LaRue County Extension Service is interested in how they can better serve the community of LaRue County, and they need your help.

  • Benefit on Sept. 29 for Jaxon Gaddie

    Five-month-old Jaxon Gaddie from LaRue County recently underwent heart surgery on September 5, 2018 for Tetralogy of Fallot, a rare heart condition caused by a combination of four heart defects that are present at birth. Jaxon has spent the last 20 days at Norton’s hospital in Louisville undergoing and recovering from the surgery. Jaxon’s stay has been longer than anticipated due to wound care after his surgery.

  • CKRM in charge of Railsplitter Run

    The Rail-Splitter Run is a staple event for Lincoln Days. The 5K and the 10K set off the events on Sunday morning and the runner’s high stays with the participants throughout the rest of the day. However, this years run will be kicked up a notch.

    Greg Milby, the owner of Central Kentucky Race Management, decided to make it his mission to return the Lincoln Days Rail-splitter Run to its former glory. Milby stated, “I remember this race from when I was young and how it was such a huge race. We are going to work to get the race back to where it was.”

  • It’s That Time
  • LCHS band competes in national competition

    The Band of Hawks traveled to Oxford, Ohio for the 2018 Bands of America Oxford Regional Championship last weekend.

    The Band of Hawks performed the majority of their 2018 program “Mantra” at the competition, which included their new custom uniforms and props. LCHS Band Director Alex Patterson said the competition consisted of 31 of some of the best marching bands in the Mid-West Region of the United States.

  • Rotary Club
  • Event Calendars - September 19, 2018

    Community Calendar

    EVENTS

    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.