Today's News

  • Teachers Who Made a Difference accepting nominations

     The University of Kentucky College of Education and UK womens's basketball coach Matthew Mitchell are teaming up again this year to offer the Teachers Who Made a Difference program and are currently accepting submissions.

    Now in its 16th year, the program gives individuals an opportunity to thank the teachers, principals, college professors or other educators who have inspired and motivated them to succeed. More than 1,800 teachers have been honored since the program’s inception.

  • Community Calendar - Feb. 26, 2014

      Extension memories wanted

  • Senior Activities: Feb. 26, 2014

     Prime Time Band to perform

  • PHOTO: Magnolia Bank branch celebrates 10 years
  • Illegal signs will be removed

     Residents, business operators and property owners along US and KY routes are reminded as elections draw near, Kentucky Transportation Cabinet crews have authority and will remove non-permitted signs along state maintained right-of-way areas.

    Additionally, as spring approaches, KYTC officials take this opportunity to remind everyone no yard sale, auction, business or any other sign is allowed on state maintained right-of-way areas. Such signs must be placed beyond right-of-way limits.

  • Nelson County man pleads guilty to marijuana sale

     A Nelson County man pleaded guilty in United States District Court last week to a single count indictment charging him with possession and intent to distribute marijuana, according to David J. Hale, United States Attorney for the Western District of Kentucky.

  • LCHS Speech Team wins five championships at KESDA

     The LaRue County High School Speech team traveled to the first of its four statewide speech tournaments this weekend, and brought home five championships, two overall team trophies, and several other awards. 

    This weekend’s tournament was the state championships hosted by the Kentucky Educational Speech and Drama Association in Lexington. LaRue took 16 students to the tournament and placed second overall in squad efficiency, an award given every year to the teams whose individual students average the most points toward the overall sweepstakes totals. 


     LaRue County Schools’ eighth and 10th grade students scored higher than the state average in every subject area on their accountability tests according to results released last week.

  • PHOTO: UK coach guest at Rotary

     University of Kentucky wide receiver coach Tommy Mainord was the guest speaker at last week’s meeting of the Hodgenville Rotary Club. He is pictured with Rotarian Dale Morris and student coach Josh Estes-Waugh.

  • BASKETBALL: Hawks defeat Marion

    Junior forward Caleb Sheffer had 22 points, 10 rebounds and four steals Friday to lead the visiting Hawks (15-12) past the Knights (19-9), 63-60.

    Senior forward Kody Key-Close added 13 points and five rebounds, while junior guard Micah Wiseman had 12 points, three assists and two steals.

    Senior guard Thomas Harman scored seven and senior guard Michael Neal six for LaRue County, which won its second straight.