Community News

  • 224 Farmhouse Diner

    The LaRue County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for 224 Farmhouse Diner on Friday, October 19, 2018.

  • Pickelball increasing in popularity

    If paddleball is played with paddles, and racquetball with racquets, what is pickleball played with?

    If you answered, “Pickles,” you are wrong!  Pickleball is actually played with a solid paddle made of wood or high-tech composite and a plastic ball with holes, similar to but a little smaller than a wiffle ball.  It’s played on a court the same size as is badminton (20×44 feet) with a net height that is 36 inches at the sidelines and 34 inches in the middle.

  • Protect your family this Halloween

    Halloween is an exciting time of year for children, complete with fun traditions like trick-or-treating, pumpkin carving and wearing colorful costumes. These fun festivities, however, can sometimes be dangerous too. This Halloween, KentuckyOne Heath is encouraging families to practice caution and follow a few helpful tips to stay safe. 

  • FFA supports Organ Donations

    The LaRue County High School FFA Chapter is collaborating with the LaRue County Circuit Clerk’s Office and the Kentucky Organ Donor Affiliates to raise awareness and the number of organ donors in the state of Kentucky. As of October 14, 2018, KODA started a contest throughout the state to encourage associations to get and become organ donors.

    Christa McGee, the Community Educator for KODA, explains the process of becoming an organ donor and why you need to become one.

  • 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.

  • Band of Hawks finishing strong

    The LaRue County High School Band of Hawks continue to survive and advance throughout the marching season as they keep their eye on the prize of returning to the state finals.

    Last Saturday, the Band of Hawks traveled to Bowling Green for the 2018 Class AA West Regional where they placed 3rd out of 9 overall regardless of class. They placed behind Adair County and Glasgow, but above other strong bands such as Casey County, Hart County and Trigg County.

  • Fourth District Chorus
  • Hanging with Heroes taking applications

    The Hodgenville Police Department is now accepting applications for their Hanging with Heroes program.

  • Christmas time is Coming

    It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, well, maybe not yet, but it won’t be long until Creekfront park in Hodgenville will display a variety of light displays by local non-profit, civic and local businesses from across the county. With the displays lit up for everyone to enjoy from November 20 through January 1, it’s time to make your plans to participate.

  • Community News

    The revival at Sunrise Manor was enjoyed by many residents, family, friends and the community last week. All three nights was spirit filled and reminded me of how the “old time revival” use to be. Everyone felt revived after the services. Hats off to Sunrise Manor for providing revival for the residents, their families and the community.

    Last Sunday was the Homecoming at Walnut Hill Baptist Church in Upton. The afternoon guest was Reverend Kenny Carter Sr. and Second Christian Church of Columbia, KY.