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Today's News

  • Lincoln's Birthday

    Opal Dail was awarded the Richard Burks Award at this year’s Lincoln Luncheon held Tuesday, Feb. 12 on Abraham Lincoln’s Birthday. Recognized for her decades of service, Dail, stated “ I’m very honored and I’ve enjoyed my years of working with Lincoln Days and I’ll keep going.”

    Earlier in the day, a ceremonial wreath laying was held at the downtown square in Hodgenville where Lincoln Days President Diana Aubrey placed a wreath in honor of the 16th President’s birthday.

  • Lawsuit involving shooting deadlines extended

    On Feb. 6 a motion was filed regarding the case Jason Shafer vs. LaRue County, Kentucky.

    The joint motion made by both plaintiff and defendant requested the court to modify the scheduling order by extending all expert disclosure deadlines by two months.

  • School Safety Bill unanimously approved by senate committee

    The school safety bill, the product of nearly a year-long series of public meetings, cleared its first legislative hurdle on Thursday.

  • Wreck on New Jackson Highway

    A wreck involving two vehicles occurred on Feb. 9 at 6:17 p.m.

    Both vehicles that were involved were traveling southbound on New Jackson Highway US 31E. The witness, Rocky Ratliff, was traveling between the two vehicles prior to collision. The Ratliff’s vehicle was approaching the vehicle driven by John Morris of Hodgenville; when Morris slowed down to make a left turn into his driveway.

  • LCMS Academic team

    LCMS Academic Team members were the 2019 overall District Governors Cup Champions at St. Joseph School in Bardstown on January 19th.

    LaRue Middle’s Future Problem Solving Team (Clara Walsh, Brooke Speakman, Landon Wells, Dylan Derosha) placed 1st
out of 4 school teams. 
LaRue’s Quick Recall Team (Baines Turner, Jack Tucker, Dylan 
Derosha, Landon Wells, Patrick Butterworth, Tate Southwood, 
Colson Nicholas, Abby Goodin, Nate Faulkner, Zach Hite, 
Neel Patel, Christian Veirs, Travis Schultz) placed 2nd.

  • ALES/ HES Academic teams

    It was another great day to be a Hawk this past Saturday as elementary students from Nelson and LaRue County participated in the annual District Governor’s Cup competition sponsored by the Kentucky Academic Association.

  • Enjoy Valentine’s Day when the babysitter’s busy

    Come Valentine’s Day, couples are anxious to enjoy time spent with the one they love — whether it involves a dinner at a restaurant or a few hours of uninterrupted conversation at home. Parents who rely on babysitters and caregivers to tend to children while they get a night out may find that their sitters are also celebrating on Valentine’s Day. This leaves parents of children of all ages potentially wondering how to celebrate with kids in tow. Here are some ideas to get started.

    Breakfast celebration

  • HPD take home vehicle range extended

    The Feb. 11 city council meeting was fairly routine with few items on the agenda.

  • HMH Bardstown Expands Specialty Services

    Hardin Memorial Health (HMH) added two new highly skilled specialists in neurology and digestive health at the HMH Bardstown Medical Plaza. The additional specialty care furthers HMH’s commitment to providing convenient healthcare access for residents in Nelson and surrounding counties.

  • Chocolate is not tradition