Today's News

  • Nothing like an escape

    We left out last Saturday to go to Columbus, Indiana to sing at church homecoming there on Sunday.

    For those of you who don’t know, my wife Danielle sings in a southern gospel group called “The Sextons.” They were all Sextons until Danielle married me and became a Ponder, throwing the whole group off haha.

  • News of Record

    Court Briefs

    Wesley Lynn Basham was arraigned for theft by failure to make required disposition of property.

    Ethan R. Cundiff was arraigned for alcohol intoxication in a public place, second-degree disorderly conduct, resisting arrest, third degree assault, drinking alcoholic beverage in a public place, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

    Kelvin Lee Foster was arraigned for first-degree possession of a controlled substance.

    David Alexander Locke was arraigned for first degree fleeing or evading police and resisting arrest.

  • ALBNHP to host night sky program

    The Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Park will host their annual Night Sky Program at Lincoln’s Boyhood Home at Knob Creek on Friday, October 12.

    Eastern Kentucky University will conduct the program and will provide telescopes for visitors to look through. The program will begin at 8 p.m. Visitors are encouraged to bring a flashlight, sturdy shoes and a sweater.

  • LaRue County Relay has a successful year

    LaRue County Relay for life had a successful year in 2017-2018.

    Survivor Chair Kathy Ross said their yearlong fundraising campaign ended on August 31. Their goal of raising $60,000 was narrowly missed as they raised an overall total of $59,104. While the goal fundraising fell slightly short of being met, Ross said many other goals were achieved as the 2018 main Relay for Life event was moved to CreekFront Park in Hodgenville.

  • Maintaining, updating the Birthplace

    The Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Park is continuing to maintain and update the park after starting a huge park preservation project more than a year ago.

    Since the summer of 2017, several maintenance projects have been done at the park including renovating the memorial building steps to eliminate ponding water after rains, remodeling the visitor center bathrooms, repaving the sidewalks at the park and more.

  • Handley resigns from school board

     Paul Handley, LaRue County School Board member for the second district of Hodgenville East and White City, resigned from his seat during a school board work session on Wednesday, September 12.

    For the complete story see the September 19, 2018 edition of The LaRue County Herald News.

  • Calendars - September 12, 2018

    Community calendar


    Free Yard Sale

    The Hodgenville United Methodist Women will host a free yard sale from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, September 15 at the Hodgenville United Methodist Church. Donations are being accepted beginning Wednesday, September 12 from 1 to 7 p.m. For more information call 270-401-6566.

    Goodtime Cruisers

  • September 12 Hodgenville Rotary Club meeting
  • Church Calendar

    Round Top Baptist Fish Fry and Cake Auction

    The Round Top Baptist Church annual Fish Fry and Cake Auction will be this Sunday, September 16th starting at 4:30 p.m. The event will include free food, games for the kids and the Hodgenville Brotherhood will be providing special music. All proceeds go to the church’s youth ministry. 

    Seven Churches revival

  • Live Each Day Wisely

    I suppose we have all heard someone say, “we are just one heart beat from eternity,” This is a reality, but we tend to put that in the back of our mind and go on with living. 

    In light of an uncertain future, have you ever stopped to think how you would respond if your doctor told you they thought you only had a short time to live?  How would you react?