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Today's News

  • ECTC University Center funding crosses halfway point

    Elizabethtown Community and Technical College announced last week, that $2,312,000 has been committed to bringing a University Center to Elizabethtown. During the Hardin County Chamber of Commerce’s monthly luncheon, employers and other supporters of the University Center helped reveal the amount raised so far, which is 54 percent of the $4.3 million total project cost.

  • State property tax calendar presents a challenge

    State law sets an end-of-year deadline for Kentucky property owners to pay their tax bills without penalty. But local governments say they must meet several deadlines before the first tax bill is ever mailed.

  • City Council discusses fairgrounds and annexation

    The regularly scheduled monthly meeting of the Hodgenville City Council was held June 10. Multiple budget discussions, issues regarding the fairgrounds, and the further annexation of properties with the intent to sell alcohol topped the agenda for Monday’s meeting.

    Fairgrounds

  • Never Ever Give Up Hope

    Supporting the fighters; admiring the survivors; honoring the taken; and never, ever give up hope is the theme of the 22nd LaRue County Relay for Life event scheduled for this Saturday, June 15.

    The event will be held at Creekfront Park in Hodgenville, and the opening ceremony event will kick off at 2 p.m. with team recognitions.

    According to Relay Survivor chair Kathy Ross, the county’s goal is $60,000. As of press time, the event has raised almost $47,000. Ross encouraged the community to rally together to achieve the goal again this year.

  • Sheriff’s Ranch around the corner

     

    The LaRue County Sheriff’s Office will be sending 5 girls between the ages of 8 and 11 to the Kentucky Sheriff’s Girls Ranch on July 14 for absolutely free. “It’s a really good camp,” said LaRue County Sheriff Russell McCoy, “And it doesn’t cost the family anything.”

  • LaRue Water conserved due to water turbidity

    On Friday, June 7 LaRue Countians were urged to conserve their water usage by The LaRue County Water District. This was due to the fact that the Green River Valley Water District was having issues at the time. LCWD General Manager Tim Bartley stated, “They were having some issues, and we chose not to be a part of it.”

  • PTA Hodgenville Expansion

    In 2006 Physical Therapy Associates Inc. expanded their service to Hodgenville through a second location situated in Dr. Faheem’s old location. As they continued to grow, they moved to an office on East Main Street in Hodgenville. In 2012 they moved to their current site on South Lincoln Boulevard. It seems they have again grown past their parameters, but instead of moving to a larger building as they have begun construction on a new attached building which will be an Open Area Turf Facility.

  • Enlow joins Credits & Incentives group of national consulting firm

    McGuire Sponsel, a specialty tax and consulting firm with clients throughout the United States, has hired Sierra Enlow, a LaRue County native, as a consultant in its Credits and Incentives group.

    Based out of Louisville, Ky., Enlow will guide businesses on site selection, credits and incentives procurement, and growth and expansion efforts.

  • Click it or Ticket

    Click it or Ticket, a part of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, is a national campaign with the goal of raising the usage of seatbelts across the United States.

    This year’s campaign began on May 20 and ended on June 2. Several law enforcement agencies across the state took part, including the LaRue County Sheriff’s Department, the Hodgenville Police Department, and the Kentucky State Police Post 4.

  • How to help those who suffer from the opioid epidemic

    Although you may not struggle with drug abuse, chances are you may know someone who does. According to the most recent Overdose Fatality Report, in 2017 1,565 Kentuckians lost their lives due to drug overdoses. That is 1,565 preventable deaths.

    There are multiple ways you can help an individual who struggles with drug abuse, and there are multiple ways someone seeking rehabilitation can find help.