Local News

  • Traveling back to the past

    Within a leisurely 15-minute drive from Hodgenville, the Kentucky Railway Museum in New Haven offers a trainload of railroad history and adventure.

    For example, four of the rail vehicles at the museum are on the National Register of Historic Places. Each car on the museum grounds has its own history.

    The Kentucky

  • Enough is enough

    More than one hundred students at LaRue County High School and Middle Schools participated in the nationwide movement on Wednesday, March 14 where students in high schools and middle schools across the country assembled at their respective schools to protest gun violence and remember victims of school shootings.

  • Embry hearing continued

    The hearing about a mistrial has been postponed for a LaRue County woman who was recently found guilty of 100 counts of animal cruelty.

  • Candidates selected for superintendent

    The school board approved a schematic design at their monthly meeting on Monday, March 19 for the proposed new gym and football stadium renovations project at the LaRue County High School, and the design now includes a greenhouse.

    Allison Commings with Sherman Carter Barnhart Architects, who is the architect firm for the project, originally presented a schematic design for a proposed project during a special called meeting on February 27, 2018.

  • Hodgenville Council approves one-time youth hunt

    Local Conservation Officer Brandon Boone attended the meeting and asked for permission to have a spring youth turkey hunt at McDougal Lake in Hodgenville. He said, as of right now, they hope to have it on April 7-8.

  • Relay for Life to Host Bike Event

    With LaRue County Relay for Life less than three months away, a new event has been added to promote family participation and healthy activities with the Crusin’ for a Cure Bike Race.

    According to Kathy Ross, one of the coordinators of the event, the idea came about after the popular Tour de LaRue was canceled last fall.

    “So many families enjoyed this event and we just hated to see it die,” Ross said. “We don’t have the six-mile route, but we do have a three mile and a kiddie loop. If we are successful, maybe we can expand.”

  • Springing into Winter

    Winter returned to LaRue County Monday, covering the local landscape in a blanket of white snow.

     Dennis Wells, LaRue County Emergency Management Director estimated the county received four to five inches of snowfall Sunday night in what he called a “normal snow event.”

    LaRue County Schools and Hardin County Schools were closed Monday due to road conditions.

  • Rotary News
  • Sunrise Manor News

    Sunrise Manor will have a gospel concert at 3 p.m. on Saturday, March 17 by the Revelators Quartet from Elizabethtown. The concert will take place in the first floor dining room.

    The Revelators have been singing in the regional area and statewide since the 1980s. They recently took time off to pursue their careers and spend time raising their families. However, a little over two years ago they got back together and are now performing in churches and events in central Kentucky. Everyone is invited to attend the free concert.


  • Fundraising Calendar - March 14, 2018


    Living Strong

     A Cruisin’ for a Cure Bike Event will be held Saturday, March 24 at First Baptist Church. Check-in begins at 9 a.m. and the race begins at 10 a.m. Advanced registration encouraged with all proceeds going to Relay for Life. For more details, contact Kathy Ross at 270-234-3309.

    Mission of Hope