Today's News

  • Dinky’s Magic Show comes to town Dec. 15

    Dinky Gowen will present his 19th annual Kids Day Christmas Party Sunday, Dec. 15, at LaRue County Park and Recreation.

  • COLUMN: Joy to the world, the Lord is come

    Christmas is a stressful time for many people. It may be the crushing grief because of the loss of a loved one, parties to plan, gifts to buy, and meals to cook. Any number of things can bring frustration in this season of the year.

  • Church Calendar

    Christmas in the Country at Levelwoods

  • Fundraisers

    Breakfast at B.R. Young Masonic Lodge

  • LaRue Farm Bureau recognized for ‘AGstravaganza’

    LaRue County Farm Bureau was honored as one of the five winners in the 2013 Kentucky Farm Bureau County Activities of Excellence program. All five recipients of the award were recognized during the Dec. 5 general session of KFB’s annual meeting in Louisville.

  • There’s always light after a ‘dark night of the soul’

    Recently, a local church pastor stopped by the newsroom to talk about depression — his.

  • ShopKo plans donations to schools

    Shopko Hometown Foundation has launched a program called, “Help Us Give Back.” For every signature Shopko Hometown in Hodgenville receives by Dec. 24, the Shopko Hometown Foundation will make a $1 donation to LaRue County Public Schools (up to $2,000) as part of its Help Us Give Back initiative, a program that is being run in all 181 store locations. Customers can sign their name once a day to show their support; no donation or purchase is required. 

  • Birth: Maci Fortune

    Tiffany R. and Jeremy R. Fortune, of New Hope, announce the birth of a daughter, Maci, Nov. 19, 2013, at Flaget Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Scott and Jody Maynard, of New Haven. Paternal grandparents are Lorri and Marian Adams, of Bardstown, and Chuck Fortune, of Upton. Great-grandparents are Martha and Wayne Shuffitt, of Lebanon Junction, and Cora and Chester Spencer, of Boston.

    The baby was welcomed home by two brothers, Hunter, 3, and Waylon, 1.

  • Birth: Caroline Michelle Scott

    Brandon and Ashley Scott of Gleanings announce the birth of their daughter, Caroline Michelle.

    She was born Oct. 25, 2013, at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown.

    Maternal grandparents are Scotty and Robin Lee of Hodgenville. Paternal grandparents are George and Ruth Scott of Raywick.

    Great grandparents are Lois Hay of Eastview; Billy and Joyce Lee of Hodgenville; and Mary Dowell of Ekron.

  • Wedding: Brittany and Justin Crewz

    Kevin and Melissa Hornback of Upton and Gary and Sharon Crewz of Sonora announce the marriage of their children.  

    The bride, Brittany Hornback, is the granddaughter of the late Jane and Jessie Dennis, and the late Edward and Dorthy Hornback. She is an employee of Subway in Sonora.  

    The groom, Justin Crewz, is the grandson of Sue Crewz of Sonora and the late Jerry Crewz; and Randall and Shirley Ramsey of Sonora. He is an employee of AGI. 

    The wedding was Dec. 7, 2013, at the United Methodist Church in Sonora.