Today's News

  • Clerk no longer with City

     Hodgenville City Clerk/Treasurer MaDonna Hornback is no longer an employee of the City.

    Interim Mayor Kenny DeVore said Thursday that Hornback had not returned to work following a May 15 public hearing – a hearing that ended with the removal of Hodgenville Mayor Terry Cruse from office.

    DeVore declined further comment about the clerk’s status.

    Hornback is facing 54 counts of abuse of public trust; and one count of theft by unlawful taking. 

  • Church Calendar - May 28, 2014

     Food pantry at Church of Christ

    The LaRue County Church of Christ’s food pantry will give away food 6-7 p.m. May 28 to those who qualify. The church is located on Old E’town Road, Hodgenville. For more information, call 270-358-9812.


    Revival at River of Life

    River of Life Church, Hodgenville, will hold a revival 7 p.m. Friday, and 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. Saturday. Lunch will be served


    Homecoming at Lincoln Memorial Baptist Church

  • God created 'Mother Nature' and everything else

    I am troubled when I hear people refer to God’s creation as “Mother Nature.”

    The Graeco-Roman Goddess, Cybele, was worshipped as Mother-earth, known as “the Great Mother.”

    The earth, our planet, was formed and made by God himself.

  • Preservation and perseverance: Two great truths

     One of my favorite New Testament scriptures is John 10:27-30. Jesus is pictured as the good shepherd who lays down his life for his sheep. We are the sheep who hear, respond to and follow the shepherd. This scripture reveals two great biblical truths: preservation and perseverance. 

    Preservation is seen in John 10:28-29. Jesus said, “I give eternal life to them, and they will never perish.” 

  • Community Calendar - May 28, 2014


     Safety checkpoints

  • 'Lighten Up LaRue' offers biggest loser challenge


     If you want help with your goals for managing your weight, eating healthy, and getting moving, come and join the Lighten Up LaRue County Biggest Loser Challenge this summer. 

  • Free hearing tests available in May

     May is Better Speech and Hearing Month across America and in the spirit of awareness and hearing health, the National Hearing Test (www.nationalhearingtest.org) is offering free hearing screenings during the entire month.

  • Changes made at Hardin EMS

     Ira Dyer is out as director of Hardin County Emergency Medical Services after serving more than six years in county government.

    Dyer submitted a verbal resignation to Judge-Executive Harry Berry on Thursday and a written resignation Friday, Berry said Tuesday afternoon following Hardin Fiscal Court’s voting meeting at H.B. Fife Courthouse.

    Berry revealed Dyer’s resignation at the end of Tuesday’s meeting after Magistrate Doug Goodman asked for an update on the status of the position.

  • Cardiac monitors for county

     Two cardiac monitors featuring the latest data technology have arrived and should be online within two weeks, Emergency Medical Services Director Mike Cottrell reported to members of LaRue County fiscal court meeting at the courthouse in Hodgenville May 27.

    “One of these will be placed in each of our ambulances to provide the latest in cardiac care,” said Cottrell. He reported 163 ambulance runs in April.

    He also told magistrates that his department’s changeover to electronic patient care reports should be complete as of July 1.  

  • Bunco tournament falls short of world record

     Despite not setting a world record, organizers of a May 18 Bunco tournament in New Haven said they’re pleased with the outcome of the event.

    “Of course I’m disappointed with the turnout, but everything ran so smooth,” said Bobbi Jo Nalley, organizer of the event, which was held on Main Street in New Haven. With the help of volunteers, “we had everything set up and ready to go in no time.”

    Jane Masse, who helped Nalley with the event, added, “The community really came together.”