Community News

  • National Speech Student of the Year

    Elena Cecil, an LCHS senior and member of the LCHS Speech Team, was selected as one of six finalists for the National Speech and Debate Association Student of the Year award given annually at the NSDA National Speech and Debate Tournament held in June. This year’s tournament will be in Ft. Lauderdale, FL, where Cecil will also be a competitor in Oratory.

    NSDA is a nationwide organization and honor society, and its national tournament features winners from each state’s competitions, the top speech students from around the country.

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    Janice Embree McCray had surgery recently and will enter Sunrise Manor Nursing Home for rehab. Joyce Handley also had surgery recently.

    Happy anniversary to Danny/Liz Price who will celebrate their anniversary this Thursday.

    First Baptist- Wednesday evening at 6:30 p.m. will be hosting a Prayer Meeting and Bible Study. Thursday evening at 6:00 p.m. there will be choir rehearsal. Rev. Scott Curle will be preaching this Sunday morning in the absence of our pastor.

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  • Scouts Donate To Warm Blessings

    The Little Lion Den Cub Scouts of Hodgenville Pack 369 recently collected shampoo and other personal items for Warm Blessings. Pictured making the donation to Linda Funk, Warm Blessings Executive Director are Kaylee Clark, Joshua Riggs, Wyatt Riggs, and J.J. Clark. These items are frequently distributed at Warm Blessings to those who are in need and also given to individuals who use the showers at the facility.

  • Karen Downs Retires

    Abraham Lincoln Elementary School principal Karen Downs ends her educational career in LaRue County where it began 27 years ago.

    “I began my career as an instructional assistant at Magnolia Elementary and also taught various grade levels at Magnolia for eight years,” said Downs who is married to retired educator Ed Downs, also from LaRue County.

  • Eric Hughes Retires

    Eric Hughes is retiring as Hodgenville Elementary School principal at the end of June after 27 years in the educational field.

    All but one of those years have been in the LaRue County School District.

    “I taught one year at Munfordville Elementary, K-7,” the former physical education teacher recalled.

    He related that as a teacher, he enjoyed seeing potential in kids. 

  • Fundraising Calendar

    Shoe collection

    A shoe collection is taking place at the First Baptist Church to raise funds for a medical service dog for Xander Helm. Each pair of shoes collected will equal $10 in the fundraiser. The shoes will be cleaned, repaired, repurposed and used around the world. The collection totes are located in the front and back foyers of the church located at 730 Tonieville Road in Hodgenville. For more information call 270-358-3193.

  • Senior Calendar

    Daily Activities

    The Senior Citizens Center in Hodgenville offers several activities daily from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. including a hot lunch (served at noon, on weekdays), nutritional education and exercise. Suggested meal donation is $2. Bingo is played at 10 a.m., Monday, Wednesday and Friday. For more information, call 270-358-4235.

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     American Legion

    The American Legion will be hosting consignment auctions from 7-10 p.m. every Tuesday night. 20 percent of the sale will go to raising funds for the American Legion. They will also have yard sale booths available everyday for $10 per booth per day. For more information please call 270-774-1985.