Today's News

  • Church Calendar – April 23, 2014

    Magnolia Cumberland Presbyterian Young at Heart
    Magnolia Cumberland Presbyterian Church’s Young at Heart will meet at 11 a.m. April 23 at Decades Restaurant.

    Gospel meeting at church of Christ
    Hodgenville Church of Christ will have a gospel meeting 7:30 p.m. through April 25 with different speakers each evening. For more information, call Don Brady at 270-358-4352.

    Food pantry at church of Christ

  • Fundrai$ers - April 23, 2014

    RELAY FOR LIFE: Barbecue chicken and auction
    First Baptist Hodgenville will host a barbecue chicken dinner and live auction beginning at 5 p.m. April 26. All proceeds benefit Relay for Life and the American Cancer Society.

    Breakfast fundraiser for lodge
    B.R. Young Masonic Lodge #132 will hold a breakfast fundraiser 8-10 a.m. May 3 at the lodge on Lincoln Square. Cost is $5, all-you-can-eat. Proceeds benefit the building fund. For more information, call 270-234-4223.


  • Man charged with assault

     Billy Joel Logsdon, 30, of Campbellsville, was charged April 9 with second-degree assault (domestic violence) and third-degree terroristic threatening.

    According to court records, a woman said Logsdon caused her serious injury by striking her with his fist, causing her ear drum to burst.

    Logsdon was lodged in the LaRue County Detention Center under $25,000 cash bond.

  • Man charged with wanton endangerment

       A Munfordville man was charged April 9 with wanton endangerment and reckless driving.

      According to court records, Billy W. Logsdon, 24, drove his vehicle alongside and pulled in front of a vehicle, forcing it to stop in the middle of the road.

      The alleged victim said her 1-year-old daughter was in the vehicle with her.

      He was lodged in the LaRue County Detention Center.

  • Woman charged with DUI, leaving scene

    A Summersville woman was charged April 17 with operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol, second offense; operating on suspended license; possession of open alcoholic beverage container in motor vehicle; and leaving the scene of an accident.

    Anita Sue Ford, 48, was allegedly driving a 2006 Toyota when she was involved in a crash with another vehicle at the intersection of Ky. 470 and Ky. 61. A witness said she drove away from the scene.

    The LaRue County Sheriff’s office apprehended her at the intersection of Ky. 61 and U.S. 31-E.

  • School board: Personnel changes

    The LaRue County School Board heard the following personnel recommendations Monday, April 21:

    Accepted the recommendation of employment of:

    • Jorge Venegas as assistant baseball coach at LaRue County High School

    • Jennifer Adams as community education computer instructor for family services

    Beverly Viers as interim cafeteria manager at LCHS

    • Ronald Waggoner as custodian at LCHS

    • Terry Caven as Tennis Camp sponsor for LaRue County Family Services

  • Sen. Carroll Gibson offers Frankfort update

    The 2014 legislative session adjourned on midnight April 15. The session produced measures that will affect economic development, appropriate funds for state government for the next two years, public health, safety and education. Of course, as with every session, there were measures that did not succeed, that from our perspective, would have benefited the state.

  • Snow and ice removal costly for state

    A winter season punctuated by a polar vortex, sub-zero temperatures, and nasty snow and crippling ice storms created more than a traveling nuisance for Kentucky residents. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet spent more than $68 million on snow and ice removal – about 1.5 times the cost of a typical Kentucky winter.

  • Scholarships: April 23, 2014

    Woman’s Club

    The Hodgenville Woman’s Club will award a $500 scholarship to a graduating high school senior attending school in LaRue County or an adult residing in LaRue County who plans to enroll or is enrolled in college or technical school for the fall semester. Application will be considered on the basis of grade point average, financial need, community and school involvement and completion of a short essay describing career goals and need.

  • Sunrise Volunteers take on fundraising

     This month Sunrise Volunteers were quite busy. Along with other activities we are involved in with residents, we donated items and helped with several fundraisers.

    On April 3, residents on the second floor had a combined bake and yard sale with proceeds going toward decorations in the resident hallways. On April 18, residents on the second floor had a bake sale that helped complete decorations for Easter.