Local News

  • Community Calendar



    The LaRue County Public Library will have their grand opening celebration at 4 p.m. on Thursday, January 24. The LaRue County Chamber of Commerce will hold a ribbon cutting at that time. The public is invited to help celebrate the new location at 215 Lincoln Drive, Hodgenville.


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  • Senior Calendar

    Senior Citizens Music

    The LaRue County senior citizen center in Hodgenville has music every Saturday night beginning at 6:30 p.m. All singers and musicians are welcome. For more information call Viola at 270-358-4311.

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

  • LaRue County Library Book Club
  • Chili Cook-off coming soon

    The first annual Chili Cook-off will be hosted by the Woman’s Club from 4 – 7 p.m. on February 2, 2019 at the Community Room next to the extension office. In addition they will also be hosting a Bake-Off at the same time located at the Woman’s Club building.

    The Woman’s Club has already gained sponsors for the event but are currently seeking more. Kim Mather stated, “We don’t know all of the minute details yet because there are still a lot of things we need to decide upon.”

  • Treasurer Ball Returns $87,398 to LaRue County

    The Kentucky State Treasury has experienced another year of record unclaimed property returns under the leadership of Treasurer Allison Ball, her office announced. Treasurer Ball has returned more unclaimed property in a three year period than any state treasurer in Kentucky history. To date, her office has returned over $70,167,000 to Kentuckians. This record amount of returns includes $87,398 returned to LaRue County since she took office.

  • JV & Freshman Hawk scores

     Freshman Hawks 47, Campbellsville 21

    Kellen Bowen 16, Matt Akers 13, Bryce Firquin 10, Brandon Reed 4, Hayden Cleveland 2, Reed Miller 2

    Freshman Hawks 23, Bullitt Central 43

    Kellen Bowen 9, Matt Akers 6, Bryce Firquin 6, Brandon Reed 2

    JV Hawks 39, Bullitt Central 41

    Brooks Brackett 12, Preston Self 10, Kellen Bowen 9, Kaleb Graham 6, Adam Beickman 2

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  • Tax tips for students

    Income tax season is approaching, and students may want to consider these tips from the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA) to help the process go more smoothly.

    Although you may not have earned enough to be required to file, you may be able to get a refund if your employer withheld taxes from your pay. Before you file, discuss the situation with your parents. They may be able to claim you as a dependent, which could save them thousands of dollars.

    Students and parents may be able to take advantage of these programs on their federal taxes: