Local News

  • Two charged with DUI - July 15, 2015

    Two people were charged with operating a vehicle under the influence after a wreck on Saturday, July 11 in Magnolia.

    Jonathan T. Bailey, 26, of Glasgow was traveling north on New Jackson Highway when, according to the LaRue County Sheriff’s Office, he crossed the center line and struck a vehcile driven by James A. Stull, 60, of Louisville.

    Both trucks had extensive damage.

    In addition to DUI, Bailey was charged with not having insurance and no registration plates.

  • Wreck on Old Elizabethtown Road - Juy 15, 2015
  • Fundraisers - July 15, 2015

    Benefit for Timothy Brown

    The family of Timothy Brown is hosting a benefit from 6-8 p.m. Saturday, July 25 at Arrowhead Archery and BBQ on Lee Oak Drive in Hodgenville. The benefit is to assist in medical expenses for Timothy Brown, as he is experiencing stage four cirrhosis of the liver, due to build up from fatty tissue and required medication usage. He is a LaRue County native and retired from the LaRue County Road Department in 2010. For more information, call Priscilla Brown at 270-358-3445 or 270-234-4530.

  • Senior Calendar- July 15, 2015


    Dance at LaRue County Senior Center, 7-10 p.m. July 17. At the Senior Center on Walters and Water Street in Hodgenville featuring Prime Time Band. Admission $4.00 per person. For more information, contact Jim Walters 270-737 or cell 270-766-4437

    Senior Citizens music

    The LaRue County Senior Citizens Center, 112 N. Walters Ave., Hodgenville, has music beginning at 6:30 p.m. every Saturday. Musicians and singers are welcome. For more information, call 270-358-4311 or email Viola Riggs at viola47@windstream.net.

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  • Engagement - July 15, 2015

    Julie Beliles and Kurt Hencye, together with their families, are pleased to announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    Julie is the daughter of Beverly Hagan of Hodgenville and John and Dorma Hagan of Myrtle Beach, SC. She is also granddaughter of Juanita Shelton of Hodgenville. Kurt is the son of Garnet Hencye of Magnolia and the late Fred Hencye.

    The outdoor wedding and reception will be 3 p.m., August 1, at Magnolia Mall in Magnolia. All friends and family are invited to attend.

  • Anniversary - July 15, 2015

    Cleo and Martha Owens were married, June 9, 1950, at Weaverly Memorial Baptist Church in Louisville, by Rev. J.C. Raikes.

    They will celebrate their 65 years of marriage with a reception from 2 to 4 p.m., July 25, at the Magnolia Baptist Church fellowship hall.

    The Owens children and their families will host the reception. They are Brenda Berger of Elizabethtown, Shirley and Jim Caudill of Campellsville, Charles and Melvina Owen of Cumberland Furnace, Tennesee, five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. No gifts requested.

  • Birth Announcement - July 15, 2015

    Caleb and Leanne Ragland, of Magnolia, announce the birth of a son, Carter Ward Ragland, born at 9:08 p.m., May 22, 2015, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. He weighed 8 lbs, 14 oz and was 22 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Tommy and Susan McDaniel of Chipley Florida.

    Paternal grandparents are David and Debbie Ragland of Hodgenville.

    Maternal great-grandparents are Willie and Lona Morgan.

    Paternal great-grandparents are Howard and Tickle Ragland.

    Carter was welcomed home by brothers, Charlie, 5, and Cory, 3.

  • Nolin RECC sponsers WWII Honor Flight

    Nolin RECC and Kentucky’s Touchstone Energy Cooperatives have once again joined with the Bluegrass Chapter of the Honor Flight Network to sponsor an Honor Flight from the Lexington airport on September 26 for veterans from Kentucky who served during World War II.

    The veterans will visit the World War II Memorial, the Iwo Jima Monument and the Korean War Veterans Memorial before returning to Lexington that evening. While in Washington, the veterans will be transported around the city on chartered buses.

  • Waldo hunt continues

    The “Find Waldo” scavenger hunt continues through July as a nationwide “shop local” promotion. Lincoln’s Loft Bookstore on the public square in Hodgenville is leading the hunt for a cutout of Waldo, the character from the popular children’s book series, “Where’s Waldo?”

  • 48 years & counting at Jamboree

    One of the most notable musicians and singers in LaRue County celebrated his 48th anniversary at the famous Lincoln Jamboree last Saturday night.

    Ron Benningfield has been performing at the Lincoln Jamboree since 1963, with the exception of a four-year military stint during the Vietnam War from 1969 to 1973.

    Lincoln Jamboree owner and emcee Joel Ray Sprowls praised Benningfield during his 48th anniversary show. He also told the crowd several stories about Benningfield throughout the years.