Today's News

  • Overdose Awareness Program

    The Hodgenville Police Department will once again be conducting the annual Overdose Awareness program at 7 p.m. on August 31 at the Hodgenville Civic Center above City Hall. The event is open to the public.

    “We will be discussing the new Quick Reaction Team, which is tasked with contacting and offering resources to those that have overdosed within LaRue County. We will also have presenters from our community partners related to the topic,” said HPD officials.

  • Hawks Beefy Chips and Dip Land Jr. Chef Team in Final 4

    The Kentucky Farm to School Junior Chef program is a statewide high school cooking competition that offers youth the opportunity to learn valuable skills in recipe development, food preparation, marketing, public presentation, organization, teamwork and community involvement.

    “The program is designed to stimulate the interest of students who may be interested in the culinary field,” said Stephanie Utley, LaRue County Schools’ Director of Food Service.

  • Homicide Victim Could Have Been Pregnant

    Publishers Note: Update to story, the search has been canceled as new evidence regarding the case has been discovered and has not yet been released to the public. We will continue to update our readers as new information is presented.

    In a house fire resulting in a triple homicide investigation, the family of one of the three people found dead nearly one month ago, on July 22 at a LaRue County home, is asking for the community’s help in her death investigation .

  • Grief counseling provided after student death


    LaRue County School personnel and local law enforcement officers met at Abraham Lincoln Elementary School late Tuesday evening, following the news of the death of a 9 year old female student, the identity of whom has not been released at this time.

    Grief counselors were readily available to students and staff of ALES as of Wednesday morning, September 18, and will continue to be available to those in need.

  • September Kentucky Crop Production Forecast
  • LaRue students settling in at Nelson County Tech Center

    The Nelson County Area Technology Center has long served students from different schools, but now, it’s serving them from different counties as well, which now includes LaRue County.

    This school year, more than two-dozen LaRue County High School students have enrolled in various courses at the local center, which is in the process of transitioning into a regional career academy.

  • Arts and Crafts and Commercial Booth Information

    The Lincoln Days committee is accepting applications for Arts and Craft booth rentals and Commercial booth rentals for two days with set up occurring Friday evening, Oct. 4, with the festival setup dates to include Saturday and Sunday, October 5-6.

    Crafts booths for handmade items, and originals done by the exhibitors for the art section are some of the crowd favorites at the yearly event. Booth space is limited, so organizers urge those wishing to participate to make the call today to be included in this year’s festival.

  • Lincoln Days Parade Rules

    Lincoln Days in only a few weeks away, and this year’s theme of ‘Homegrown Heroes’ is sure to be a crowd favorite at this year’s Lincoln Days parade.

    Applications are now being accepted for this year’s parade that will take place on Saturday, October 5 at 2 p.m.

    Deadline for applications is Tuesday, October 1, with application forms available at the Lincoln Days office or online at www.lincolndays.org.

  • Lincoln Days Beauty Pageant

    A pageant for girls 16 - 21 years of age will be held on Friday, October 4 at 7 p.m. at the Hodgenville Civic Center. It is presented by Signature HealthCARE of Sunrise Manor.

    Contestants must have never been married or have children, and are asked to wear evening gowns only. The contest will be open to any county, and the winner will be asked to ride in Saturday’s Lincoln Day parade. The cost to participate is $25 per person.

  • Childhood Cancer Awareness

     Friday’s night home football game at LaRue County High School began with a sign that the Hawk football team ran through, stating ‘Be Bold Hawks, Go Gold’, which was the start of “Gold Out” night in recognition of September being Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.

    Cancer warriors of our community that have fought or are currently fighting childhood cancer were recognized before the game Friday evening. Those recognized included Tenley Ward, Addie Roberts, Richard Marshall, and Ashley Long.