Today's News

  • Senior Activities

    Kentucky Public Retirees to meet

    Kentucky Public Retirees, Lincoln Trail Chapter, will meet 11:30 a.m. Dec. 8 at Ryan’s, 1034 Executive Drive, Elizabethtown. Touch of Class will entertain with Christmas music.

    Senior Citizens music

    The LaRue County Senior Citizens Center, 112 N. Walters Ave., Hodgenville, has music beginning at 6:30 p.m. every Saturday. Musicians and singers are welcome. For more information, call 270-358-4311 or e-mail Viola Riggs at viola47@windstream.net.


    Daily activities

  • Katy Cecil honored by the Louisville CVB

    A LaRue County woman was honored Nov. 14 by the Louisville Convention and Visitor’s Bureau.

    Katy Cecil, a LaRue County High School teacher and coach of the speech and debate program, was named an ambassador for working to bring the National NCFL Speech and Debate Tournament to Louisville in 2017.

  • Park closed for construction

    The Boyhood Home Unit at Knob Creek, part of the Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park is now closed due to construction.

    No one except the contractors is allowed in the site during construction due to safety hazards and security. The park will notify the public when the site is reopened for public use.

    For more information on the Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park, visit the park’s website at: http://www.nps.gov/abli or the park Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/LincolnBirthplaceNPS. 

  • Bardstown Christmas Tour of Homes is Dec. 13

    The annual Christmas Tour of Homes in Bardstown will be 2-9 p.m. Dec. 13 and features five historic homes (including the Wright-Talbott House which now houses the Women’s Civil War Museum), three modern homes, and the historic Federal Hill (My Old Kentucky Home).

    The tour is sponsored by the Stephen Foster Music Club. Tickets can be purchased in advance at the Bardstown Visitor’s Center, Court Square, beginning Thanksgiving weekend. The day of the tour, tickets ($15) will be available at the Old Library Building, also on the Court Square.

  • PHOTO: Hat Day
  • Festival of Trees a success

    Hodgenville’s annual Festival of Trees took place over the weekend and, according to Chamber of Commerce President Katie McDowell, it was an overwhelming success.

    According to McDowell, the unofficial total amount raised for charity was about $1,500. That money is sent to charities chosen by the donors.

  • Community Calendar: Nov. 26, 2014

     Santa’s Helpers Toy Drive

  • PHOTO: Diesel students complete course
  • News of Record

    Shock probation denied

    Shock probation was denied Nov. 3 to Justin C. Caswell (1984). The judge noted probation would unduly depreciate the seriousness of his conviction. Caswell was sentenced to three years in a 2013 case after being found guilty of complicity, theft by unlawful taking, and complicity, criminal mischief.

    In contempt

    Christopher T. Eureste failed to appear Nov. 3 in LaRue Circuit Court. He was found to be in contempt and ordered to serve 90 days or pay $90. A bench warrant was issued.

    Failed to appear

  • 4-H contest takes it to the (piggy) bank

     It’s time for Kentucky’s young people to exercise their financial creativity by entering the Piggy Bank Design Contest.

    The University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment and its Managing in Tough Times Initiative host the contest every fall in anticipation of Kentucky Saves Week, a time in February dedicated to encouraging individuals to start or increase their personal savings. Kentucky Saves Week 2015 is Feb. 23-28.