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  • 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 10 a.m., Monday, Wednesday and Friday. For more information, call 270-358-4235.

    Senior Citizens Music

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  • United Way of Central Kentucky presents online tax filing tools

    United Way of Central Kentucky today announced a local initiative with MyFreeTaxes.com and H&R Block allowing most filers to complete their taxes in under one hour from the comfort of their home. With new enhanced features, MyFreeTaxes may be utilized by individuals and families earning $66,000 or less in 2017 to complete and file their returns for free.

  • Check your tax withholding

    You may have noticed an increase in your take-home pay recently due to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act passed by Congress in December. Now, you need to determine how that will affect you when it comes time to file taxes next year. The IRS has released a new withholding calculator to help you determine whether to change your withholding status on your W-4 to reflect these changes to the tax law.

    Everyone is encouraged to check their withholding status, but it is particularly important for the following individuals:

    - Two-income families.

  • LaRue County fiscal court briefs

    LaRue County road crews were out just past midnight on March 12 to get a jump on the snowstorm that blanketed the area with three to eight inches of snow.

    “The road crews got out about 12:30 a.m. and began plowing and treating roadways,” Tommy Turner, LaRue County Judge/Executive informed magistrates meeting at the courthouse in Hodgenville March 13. “There were numerous limbs and some trees that fell as the snow was sticking to branches and was a heavy, wet snow. They did a good job and I’m unaware of any serious situations we had.”

  • News of Record - March 21, 2018


    The following property transfers are listed as given on deeds at the LaRue County Clerk’s Office in Hodgenville.

    The Yuda Revocable Trust to Adam Cole Newton and Sophie Camille Newton, property on Highway 357, $155,000.

    David L. and Rachelle L. Walsh and Ken Walsh to Warren Henry and Mary Elizabeth McCandless, property on Upton Road, $15,000.

    John Poteet to Donald A. Poteet and Dawn M. Poteet, property near Stiles Ford Road, FMV $100, no monetary consideration.

  • Math night held at HES

    Hodgenville Elementary School recently hosted its second Family Math Night of the year.  Family Math Night is an evening where staff, students, and parents investigate ways to help children succeed in and enjoy mathematics using game-based strategies. 

    Staff at HES explained how to play and then helped 60 students and their parents create “make-it, take-it” activities.  Many of the activities used were resources provided by the Kentucky Center for Mathematics. 

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