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Today's News

  • Fire on RedBud Drive

    At 8:30 a.m. on the morning of March 14, the Buffalo Fire department responded to a house fire on 4135 RedBud Drive. The fire department received several phone calls reporting smoke billowing from the inside of the home. It was initially believed that one of the homeowners was trapped inside, but was later confirmed that nobody was home at the time of the fire.

    The fire began in the basement and rose through the air vents floor by floor. The interior of the home suffered from heavy smoke damage and significant fire damage.

  • The bus of the future

    Schools in Kentucky can be described in many different ways, but low-tech is not one of them. The Kentucky School System has always been forward thinking when it comes to using technology to better educate students, and LaRue County Schools are no exception. Their current endeavor is finding the best way to provide wireless Internet on school buses for students to continue doing schoolwork while in transit to and from education school programs.

  • LaRue County Schools and Coalition join forces

    LaRue County Schools and The Livin’ Well LaRue Coalition are cooperating to provide a community calendar which will be a source for not only what’s upcoming in the schools but also in LaRue County.

  • Leanne Ragland completes Boot Camp

    LaRue County Farm Bureau member, Leanne Ragland, participated in the KY Farm Bureau Women’s Communication Boot Camp during the KFB Women’s Leadership Conference held in Lexington March 8-9.

  • Magnolia Bank Awards Hardin and LaRue County Students “Preparing for Success” Scholarships

    In its twelfth year, Magnolia Bank awarded fourteen sixth-grade students from LaRue and Hardin Counties with their annual Magnolia Bank “Preparing for Success” Scholarship, on March 12.

    Students were asked to write an essay telling what would make a great career, and how they plan to pursue that career.

  • There’s a new dad in town

     My life over the past year has been a whirlwind. I went from dating to married, working in a warehouse to reporter at the newspaper, reporter to interim editor, from working a camp to directing said camp, and soon I will face my biggest challenge yet, Fatherhood.

    If you haven’t heard by now, I’m going to be a dad. My wife is currently 19 weeks pregnant and more beautiful than ever. And let me tell you, I am more than excited.

  • Legislative Update General Assembly

    Members of the House finished business and walked off the floor late into the night on March 14. Since it is late in the session, the majority of the bills we considered this week were from the Senate, or House bills that were amended in the Senate with changes that had to be agreed on by the House.

    We will reconvene for the final day of session on March 28, to consider overriding any vetoes the Governor might issue and deal with any last minute business. We will then adjourn and close the books on the 2019 Regular Session.

  • Legislative Update General Assembly

    Members of the House finished business and walked off the floor late into the night on March 14. Since it is late in the session, the majority of the bills we considered this week were from the Senate, or House bills that were amended in the Senate with changes that had to be agreed on by the House.

    We will reconvene for the final day of session on March 28, to consider overriding any vetoes the Governor might issue and deal with any last minute business. We will then adjourn and close the books on the 2019 Regular Session.

  • Regional FFA Day Winners

    The following LaRue County FFA members competed at the regional contest on March 14, 2019 at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College. Results for the contest include:

  • Hodgenville News - March 20, 2019

     Thought for the week:

    Life is to be fortified by many friendships. To love and to be loved, is the greatest happiness of existence.

    March Madness starts this week with KENTUCKY WILDCATS playing at 7 p.m. on Thursday night!

    Arrowhead BBQ drive thru is now open, hope business has been good, I haven’t had time to go yet.

    Welcome to Brad Miller on joining Hodgenville Police Department.

    Mom is improving every day, thank goodness.