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Today's News

  • Progress in LaRue County

    The landscape is changing in LaRue County and Hodgenville as several businesses are building new buildings or adding on to their existing buildings.

    LaRue County Public Library

    Many LaRue Countians have expressed their excitement about the frame of the new library coming up in recent weeks.

    The new library is being built at 215 Lincoln Drive in Hodgenville and Director of the LaRue County Public Library, Dana Jolly, said that she is excited to see the progress of the new library.

  • Havoc in LaRue

    Mother Nature wreaked havoc throughout LaRue County last week as severe storms passed through the state on Tuesday, April 3.

    After touring the storm damage throughout the county the day after the storm, Meteorologist John Gordon with the National Weather Service confirmed the damage was caused by straight-line winds of up to 90 mph. According to LaRue County Emergency Management Director Dennis Wells, the storm caused downed trees and downed power lines throughout LaRue County. There were also widespread power outages in Hodgenville and others areas of the county.

  • Sanders’ suit dismissed in federal court

    After almost three years, the U.S. District Court in Louisville has issued an order dismissing DeeAnne Sanders federal suit concerning a police dashcam video of her that was released to the media.

  • Wet/dry vote is April 17

     The decision will soon be made to determine if alcohol can be sold in restaurants or businesses within the city limits of Hodgenville.

    Hodgenville city registered voters will head to the polls on Tuesday, April 17, 2018 for a special wet/dry election. Only registered voters in the city limits of Hodgenville in the following precincts are eligible to vote: Hodgenville West, Hodgenville and Hodgenville East.

  • Five Hawks earn KHSAA Triple Threat Award
  • Future Blue and White Hawks

    The 2018 Future Hawks Basketball Camp is May 30 through June 1, 2018. It’s a three-day program to help LaRue County students begin to understand the basic fundamentals and grasp specific basketball skills. The three days are concentrated into bettering their skills in passing, dribbling, rebounding, footwork, and much more. The camp also provides players an opportunity to compete among one another.

  • The Hawks are causing a racquet
  • Embarking on a different path

    The great innovator Alexander Graham Bell once said “When one door closes another door opens, but we so often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door, that we do not see the ones which open for us.” Such is the case for senior Jaxon Boley who is set to embark on a completely different path as a college football player for the University of Wyoming.

  • 4-H Calendar - May 23, 2018

    4-H Summer Camp

    4-H Summer Camp will be held May 29 through June 1 at Lake Cumberland.  Limited spaces for boys and girls are available on a first come first served basis.  The cost for camp is $220.  Call the LaRue County Extension Office at 270-358-3401 for more information.

    Shooting Sports

    The 4-H Shooting Sports Club meets on the first and third Thursdays of the month at the New Haven Gun Club.  The next meeting is scheduled for Thursday, June 7. 

  • 4-H Speech Contest Results

    Members of LaRue County 4-H recently competed in a county speech competition.  Champions of each age division were then able to compete at the district level. Results are as follows:

     

    10 year old

    Cyrus Bivens – Champion & Blue

    Emily Detre – Reserve Champion & Blue

    Samuel Lope – Blue

    Gavin Jurcak – Red

    Kaylee Haycraft – Red

     

    11 year old

    Josie Garris – Blue & Champion