Today's News

  • PHOTO: Four generations of the Brooks family

     The Brooks family posed for a four generation photo. From left, Robert “Bobby” Thomas Brooks, Braden Tyler Brooks, William “Billy” Thomas Brooks, Nicholas Tyler Brooks and Braxton Thomas Brooks.

  • Nationwide honors Christy Girdley

     Christy Girdley has been selected as the October Employee of the Month for Nationwide Uniform.

    Girdley has been employed with Nationwide since May 1993 and is under the supervision of JoAnn Pearman in the trousers department.

    She will receive an award for her dedication and service.

  • Nationwide honors Savina Villanos

     Savina Villanos has been selected as the September Employee of the Month for Nationwide Uniform.

    Villanos has been employed with Nationwide since April 2005 and is under the supervision of Nellie Gaskin in the trousers department.

    She will receive an award for her dedication and service.


     Information compiled from Land of Lincoln Planning and Zoning records

    Charles Whitmer, Greensburg Road, Buffalo, conditional use permit

    Leslie Young, River Road, New Haven, residence, singlewide

    Allard Robbins, Ball Hollow Road, residence, singlewide.

    Stephen Riggs, Plouvier Road, storage, prefabricated

    Esther and Brent Carr, Oak Hill Road, addition, frame

    Jammey Skaggs, Sandridge Road, rezoning, A-1 to R-1A

    Wayne or Anna Dobson, McCubbin Road, Hodgenville, rezoning, A-1 to R-1A

  • COLUMN: Random acts of generosity truly make a difference

    What I’ve come to learn is that random acts of generosity really go a long way.

    Whether it’s holding the door for someone, or simply helping someone carry a heavy couch inside a house, small gestures go a long way in someone’s eyes.

    A few weeks ago, I was having a stressful day, not to mention it was pouring down rain outside.

    I had to attend a meeting for an assignment, and when I got there, I realized I forgot an umbrella.

  • ANNIVERSARY: Harlis and Bessie Lafollette

      Harlis and Bessie Lafollette of Hodgenville celebrated their 57th anniversary on Oct. 7, 2012.

    They have seven children, David Lafollette, Dennis Lafollette, Michael Lafollette, Charlie Lafollette, Wilma Gribble, Wanda Devers and Brenda Ford; and “a lot” of grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

    A dinner at Golden Corral was hosted by their sons and their spouses. 

  • VOLLEYBALL: Lady Hawks lose in district final

      The LaRue County Lady Hawks had the Green County Lady Dragons on the ropes.

    A second-set victory gave the second-seeded Lady Hawks momentum after top-seeded Green County breezed its way through the first game.

    But Kali Hedgespeth wasn’t going to let her team’s dominance of the 18th District end Tuesday night. A sophomore outside hitter, Hedgespeth had 15 kills in the last two sets as Green County knocked off LaRue County, 3-1 (25-14, 24-26, 27-25, 25-16) in the 18th District Volleyball Tournament championship at Caverna.

  • SOCCER: Hawks earn berth in Region Tourney

     LEBANON — The fifth time was the charm for the LaRue County boys’ soccer team. So was the sixth time.

    Senior Alex Cook had five goals and one assist and fellow senior Marshall Metcalf had one goal and two assists as the second-seeded Hawks beat the third-seeded Campbellsville Eagles, 7-0 in the 18th District Tournament’s late semifinal Tuesday at Marion County.

    Senior Ricardo Collado added two assists for the Hawks, while senior Mason Morgan had one goal and one assist and junior Jacob Hurt had one assist.

  • FISCAL COURT: Communications transferred to new tower

     Emergency communications are being transferred to the new 240-foot tower located near the county maintenance building, LaRue County Judge-executive Tommy Turner told magistrates meeting at the courthouse in Hodgenville Oct. 9.

    “We have approval from the FAA to go as high as 300 feet,” Turner said.  Eventual plans call for a remote-controlled high-definition camera to be placed at the tower’s top, giving a 360-degree view of the surrounding area.

  • More scams reported in area

     A couple of scams have been reported recently by LaRue County residents.