Local News

  • Top10 for the Sweet Shoppe

    A local eatery has been ranked as one of the best places in Kentucky to go for those with a sweet tooth.

    Sweet Shoppe Dessert Cafe in Hodgenville was selected to be a part of Best Thing Kentucky’s “10 Best Ice Cream Parlors in Kentucky.”

    Owned by American Towns Media, Best Thing Kentucky highlights a variety of attractions in the state, ranking everything from corn mazes to steakhouses. Recognitions like these tend to attract new out of town customers.

  • Back to School Prayer

    The Back to School Prayer Meeting was well attended as members of the community gathered at the LaRue County Board of Education building on August 4.

    Those who participated had the opportunity to join together in prayer and songs of praise for the upcoming school year. From there those attending could go to the different schools in the district and were encouraged to leave a note of encouragement to the teachers and employees for the upcoming year.

  • Fundraiser Calendar - August 7, 2019

    Light Up the Night   

    Sunrise Manor / Signature Healthcare will host a “Light up the night” event beginning at 6 p.m. on August 9 at Creekfront Park in Hodgenville. The event is a fundraiser to help fund elder vacation trips that occur this fall. A food vendor along with other product vendors will be on hand for the event which will include a glow run/walk around the park with glow sticks as part of the fun. Everyone is invited to attend. For more information contact Sonya Turner at 270-358-3103.

  • Reunion Calendar - August 7, 2019

    LCHS Class of 1989

    The LaRue County High School Graduating Class of 1989 will host two events for its 30 year reunion. Festivities begin on Friday, August 30 with a Tailgating Party at LaRue County High School for their first home football game of the season.

  • Community Calendar - August 7, 2019


    AGStravaganza - SOLD OUT

    Where faith, family, farms and food come together in an Agriculture Appreciation Dinner held on the square in historic downtown Hodgenville scheduled for 6 p.m. on August 10, the 2019 AGStravaganza event is SOLD OUT.

    Little DYW Camp

  • Do you chromebook? Your future employees will

    It is estimated that Chromebooks now make up 60 percent of all laptops and tablets in U.S. K-12 classrooms. As an employer, the sheer size of the $43 billion education tech market might not seem to matter much unless you employ educators. The vast majority of employers don’t, however, and it is tempting to simply look at this figure, give a curt nod, and move on.

  • News of Record - August 7, 2019

    Court Briefs

    Stephen L. Humphrey was arraigned on one count of violation of emergency protective order.

    Ian Lee Kimes was arraigned on one count of violation of Kentucky E.P.O./D.V.O. and one count of violation of conditions of release.

    Stacy Marie Thompson was arraigned on one count of possession of a controlled substance, possession of Marijuana, and buying or possessing drug paraphernalia.

    William Tarter Wade was arraigned on one count of driving a motor vehicle with a suspended license for DUI.

  • Former Barren Run Pastor Passes

    On Monday July 29, 2019, Richard (Dick) Allison a former pastor at Barren Run, died at the age of 85.

    He was a graduate of Georgetown College, Southern Baptist Seminary, and Lexington Theological Seminary. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Jane Foote Allison, his son Tim (Shannon) Allison and many other family members.

  • LCHS Graduate becomes 2nd Lieutenant

     Marquis Cobb, a 2011 Graduate of LaRue County High School, became a 2nd Lieutenant in the United States Air Force upon graduating from the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado on May 30 with a Bachelors of Science in Management.

    While at the Academy, Marquis was a member of the rugby team and received Rocky Mountain All Conference honors and the Spirit of Rugby award.

    Marquis was selected as a Remotely Piloted Aircraft Pilot and will begin training in August at Shaw Air Force Base in South Carolina.

  • Sunrise News

    Did you ever think you would see Elders in a nursing Home going down a water slide? Sunrise Manor Quality of Life staff made this happen, and the results were priceless. The Restorative Nursing staff teamed up with activities and created some very happy memories.

    The Motto at Sunrise is ‘Growing old is mandatory but growing up is optional.’