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Today's News

  • Friends of the Library

    The Friends of the Library donated early learning educational toys for children and Storytime materials including building blocks, floor puzzles, an abacus, a globe, a tool bench, doctor and construction worker dramatic play kits, geometric shape builders, science kits, color-sorting kits, and more. Youth Services Librarian, Ryann Chelf said, “the library is truly thankful for our Friends of the Library.”

  • Sandidge Inducted into the Regional Hall of Fame

    Teacher, Basketball/Baseball Coach, Administrator, Photographer (1958-present)

    Terry Sandidge has been chosen as the LaRue County High School Athletic departments 5th region Hall of Fame inductee.

    Sandidge is well known in LaRue County for his dedication to LaRue County Schools both academically and athletically. A 2-year letterman in football; member of the 1st LaRue County High School football team, where he played tight end, defensive back, and kicker. He was a 2-year letterman in baseball and all conference pitcher in 1960.

  • KY adult health declining

    According to the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky, a report from a recent poll suggests Kentucky adults’ self-reported health status has declined over the last decade. According to the latest report from the Kentucky Health Issues Poll (KHIP), the decline is largely among those adults living on higher incomes, although lower-income Kentucky adults consistently report poorer levels of health.  

  • Hodgenville Bred Chow Chow wins at Westminster dog show

    A dog bred locally won big at the Westminster Kennel Club dog show on February 11.

    Bronze Grand Champion FlamingStar The Lion King, a chow chow owned by Phil and Vicki DeGruy of Janesville, Wisconsin, and bred by Cathy Clapp of Hodgenville, showed Monday.

    Clapp is an active participant in dog shows and serves as president of Mid-Kentucky Kennel Club in Elizabethtown.

  • USS Abraham Lincoln
  • 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.