Today's News

  • BBB Alert: Beware of CAMarket

    Better Business Bureau (BBB) serving Louisville, Southern Indiana, and Western Kentucky is issuing an alert about CAMarket, also known as allcamarket or allcamarket.com, an online retailer “selling” items for $14.95.

  • Multiple Agencies pursue men on foot

    At 1:30 p.m. on April 23 the LaRue County Sheriffs Office and the Hodgenville Police Department were involved in a multi-agency foot pursuit. CSO Matthew O’Daniel observed Raymond Pierce of Mt. Sherman near Dana Drive in Hodgenville.

  • The Hodgenville Rotary Club turns 90 this year

    If you take a stroll around the Hodgenville Town Square you may notice a bench, situated in front of the Community Room, with a small plaque on it which reads “Hodgenville Rotary Club Founded April 30, 1929.” This past Tuesday, April 30, 2019 the Hodgenville Rotary Club turned 90 years old.

  • LaRue County Employee named West Point Principal

    After going most of the school year without a principal, the West Point Independent School district has hired a new leader for West Point Elementary School.

    Mickey Brangers, district superintendent, said Rebecca “Becky” Hawkins was hired Friday as the school’s principal. Hawkins, a teacher at Hodgenville Elementary School, was one of three applicants interviewed Thursday. Brangers said one reason Hawkins was hired was her elementary education experience, especially with math and English.

  • Hammett named May Artist of the Month

    “America missed out,” Thomas Hammett said when we sat down to talk about his artwork. Hammett has been chosen by the LaRue County Public Library as their May Artist of the Month. He employs Chase and Repoussé, an art form popular in European countries, to create very intricate designs on sheets of metal.

  • National Day of Prayer

    Dating back to the days of President Abraham Lincoln, a National Day of Prayer has always existed.

    The president would declare a particular day to be a National Day of Prayer. The day chosen was randomly assigned depending on a particular event, a tragedy or a national emergency, like the civil war. The problem was that it would just happen, sometimes without notice. You couldn’t prepare for it, and therefore there wasn’t an organization that could work towards planning for the day or events surrounding it’s importance.

  • Multiple Arrests involving theft in Hodgenville

    The Hodgenville Police Department reported five incidents that occurred between April 25-27. Some of the incidents that occurred involved stolen property from individuals in the Hodgenville area.

    On April 25, 2019 at 10:30 p.m., the HPD served an arrest warrant for criminal trespass to Charles Krupinski of Elizabethtown. Krupinski had been arrested on April 23, 2019 at a location on Miami Ct in Hodgenville. Investigation revealed that Mr. Krupinski had been issued a no trespass order from the Hodgenville Housing Authority and was not to be on the property.

  • LCHS Excels at StateSpeech Tournament

    The LCHS competed at the KHSSL State Speech Championships in March at the University of Kentucky and returned home with three individual awards, several other honors, and took fourteenth place overall out of 60 schools competing. Junior Stefani Giles placed second overall in Prose, junior Addie Ann Cundiff placed sixth in Program Oral Interp, and junior Cassandra Wiley placed sixth overall in Poetry. LCHS also had several students advance to semifinals and quarterfinals across the two days of competition.

  • LaRue County Chamber of Commerce Annual Membership Dinner

    The LaRue County Chamber of Commerce held its annual membership dinner May 16.

  • Sports Shorts - May 22, 2019

    Future Hawks Basketball Camp

    The Future Hawks Basketball Camp will be held from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Monday through Wednesday, June 3 – 5 at the LaRue County High School gym. The camp is for boys entering 2nd through 8th grades. The cost of the camp is $40, which includes a camp T-Shirt. For more information contact Coach Paul Childress at paul.childress@larue.kyschools.us or call 270-734-0722.

    Volleyball and Cornhole tournaments