Today's News

  • Hope amidst suffering

    Suffering covers a wide range of human experiences.

  • Church Calendar

    Food pantry at Church of Christ

  • Schools are closed

     LaRue County students received an unexpected five-day break with school being called off Friday and Tuesday due to inclement weather – and Monday being a holiday.

    Students have, as of Tuesday, missed six days so far this year due to inclement weather.

    The district will make up two days in the school year. The district will use Feb. 17 and March 17 as make-up days and include the third day at the end of the year on May 22, said Superintendent Sam Sanders. 

  • Schools are closed today

    LaRue County Schools are closed today. Dropping temperatures throughout the day will likely spell slick roads this afternoon for drivers.

  • Poisonous 'plume' heads down Ohio River

    The lengthy plume of the chemical known as 4-MCHM is making its way down the Ohio River with its leading edge expected to be near Louisville early Friday morning. Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection officials say tests show the levels of the chemical are below the threshold established as a threat to public health by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

  • Man charged with tractor theft

     A Hodgenville man was charged Jan. 14 with numerous counts – including theft of a tractor.

    Kentucky State Police Post 4 received a call about 4:38 p.m. Jan. 14 about a man running down U.S. 62 in Stephensburg, according to Trooper Jeff Gregory.

    “The caller stated that the man said that someone was chasing him,” said Gregory in a release.

    Troopers were dispatched to the area but were unable to locate the man.

  • BASKETBALL: Lady Hawks fall to Lady Bulldogs

     LaRue County’s Lady Hawks lost a close game Jan. 14 to the John Hardin Lady Bulldogs.

    Despite being short three players and having four foul out, John Hardin did enough damage from beyond the arc to hold off the Lady Hawks, 73-70.

    The Bulldogs made 6-of-12 from beyond the arc in the second half against LaRue County’s 2-3 zone after hitting 3-of-14 in the first half.

    LaRue County junior guard Alexis Brewer had a game-high 27 points.

  • City Clerk files complaint with Labor Cabinet

    Hodgenville City Clerk MaDonna Hornback stunned city council members Monday with the news that she has filed a complaint with the Kentucky Labor Cabinet.

  • Mayor, city clerk plead innocent to charges

    Hodgenville Mayor Terry L. Cruse and City Clerk MaDonna Hornback pleaded not guilty at their arraignment Tuesday in LaRue Circuit Court.

    The two were charged with numerous felonies last month following a six-month long investigation by Kentucky State Police.

    Cruse and Hornback are accused of unlawfully using the City’s fuel credit card, and claiming expenses for use of their private vehicles at a higher rate than allowed by the state.

    Cruse is also accused of campaign violations stemming from his campaign for LaRue County sheriff.

  • Ashley ‘gained her wings’

    Eleven-year-old Ashley Long lost her battle with cancer Jan. 8.