Today's News

  • BASKETBALL: Hawks fall to Henry

    For one spurt in the fourth quarter of their season opener Saturday night, the LaRue County Hawks saw what they might be later in the season: Caleb Sheffer attacking the rim and getting to the free throw line, Micah Wiseman setting up Cameron Dawson for 3-pointers and a slew of freshmen quickening the pace.

    But as LaRue County coach Paul Childress said, his team has “a long way to go.”

  • BASKETBALL: Lady Hawks defeat Central Hardin

    The LaRue County Lady Hawks had one of the state’s top duos the last few seasons, and they’re hoping a new one is in the works with freshmen guards Presley Brown and Mallory Williams.

    The pair sure looked up to the task Saturday afternoon.

    Brown and Williams combined for 40 points and 18 steals as the Lady Hawks pulled away from visiting Central Hardin, 69-54 in the Corky Cox Classic.

  • BASKETBALL: Lady Hawks fall to Meade

    LaRue County’s Lady Hawks suffered a 71-34 loss Thursday to Meade County’s Lady Waves in Brandenburg.

    LaRue had 29 turnovers in the season opener.

    STATS: Mallory Williams 13, Alyson Yingling 13, Presley Brown 4, Sophie Akin 2, Delany Eastridge 2. FG: 11-31. FT: 10-21. 3-pointers: 2-7 (Williams 2-3, Eastridge 0-3, Brown 0-1). Rebs: 21 (Yingling 8, Brown 5). Assists: 8 (Brown 3, Williams 3).

    LaRue County 7 16 4 7—34

    Meade County 13 14 27 17—71

  • Get the most from holiday gift cards

    Gift cards are one of the most popular holiday gifts. Many of us will add a new gift card to our wallet over the holiday season.

    Sometimes, the “rules” associated with gift cards can be a mystery, leading to many gift cards being unused. When does the card expire? Is there a processing fee? If there an inactivity fee? Can I use the card online? 

  • Light Up Hodgenville moves to Civic Center

    Hodgenville’s tree-lighting ceremony, Light Up Hodgenville, will be held at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 5.

    The event, originally planned to be held on Lincoln Square, is being moved to the Civic Center (City Hall) due to incoming inclement weather.

    Activities include performances by the LaRue County High School Christmas Brass Ensemble, vocalist Gordon Thomas and Hodgenville Elementary students.

    Santa will make an appearance and hand out candy canes.

  • Military job fair planned for Dec. 11

     CivilianJobs.com, where America’s military connects with civilian careers, is holding a job fair 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Dec. 11 at Saber & Quill, 1118 Chaffee Ave., Fort Knox. Seventy military-friendly companies will be present including a mix of Fortune 500 and local companies. The event is sponsored by the Fort Knox Soldier For Life: Transition Assistance Program.

  • PHOTO: An old fashioned Christmas
  • Land of Lincoln Planning and Zoning Permits

       Information supplied by Land of Lincoln Planning and Zoning. The PZ commission meets monthly at the LaRue County Courthouse.

    For more information, call Planning and Zoning Administrator Bud Ireland at 270-358-0830.


    August 2014

    Kenneth Akers, tract 1 East Old Sonora Road, Hodgenville, residence

    Wood Realty, Lot 4 Wood Lane, Hodgenville, residence

    Stephen J. Durbin, 1165 Salem Lake Road, Hodgenville, deck

    Krystal Williams, 9665 New Jackson Hwy., Hodgenville, garage

  • Tips for holiday airline travelers

     Pack for hassle-free air travel. You can get through the airport security line faster by traveling with unwrapped gifts and following the ‘3-1-1’ rule when carrying on liquids. You may have favorite liquid food items you want to share during the holidays, but it’s best to put such items in your checked bag or ship them ahead of time.

  • Heating assistance funds available through KU

    Winter is several days away, but with snow falling and temperatures in the region dipping below freezing, area residents are already beginning to feel the chill of the colder season.

    To assist customers who may have difficulty paying their heating bills during the winter months, Kentucky Utilities Company is once again matching residential customers’ donations to Community WinterCare, the utility’s primary heating assistance program, $1 for $1.