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Today's News

  • Thompson Family Reunion

    The descendants of Roosevelt and Lucy Thompson met for a reunion on May 26, 2018. Those represented were:

  • Community Calendar

    COMMUNITY

    New Action Office

    The LaRue County Community Action office is now located at 112 N. Walters Ave, Hodgenville (inside the Senior Citizens Center). This is a temporary location pending a move to permanent quarters. Office hours are now Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

    Thurman Landing Festival

  • Rotary Club
  • Learning the New Tax Laws

    Tax season has come and gone, however, the new tax laws give you something to think about for your future tax endeavors.

    With the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 having been signed into law, here are some things you should be thinking about for next tax season according to Robert Fishbein, vice president and corporate counsel, Prudential Financial Inc.

    The new tax law was generally effective starting in 2018 meaning your 2017 income taxes were largely unaffected. Most benefits will be reaped this coming 2019 tax season.

  • Women’s Connection Luncheon
  • Senior Awards Night

    Millions of dollars in national college and local scholarships were awarded to LaRue County High School seniors at the LCHS Senior Awards Night on May 14, 2018.

    Awards night is an annual awards ceremony to recognize LaRue County seniors for all of their hard work and to let the community have an insight about their future plans, goals, and aspirations. 

    Awards were given to over 90 LaRue County High School students, and most students received several scholarships.

  • Friends Of The Library

    The LaRue County Friends of the Library recently received an America’s Farmers Grow Communities donation from a LaRue County farmer.

    LaRue County farmer Dennis and Janet Cruse directed $2,500 to the Friends of the Library as part of the America’s Farmers Grow Communities program, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund.

  • First Friday
  • United Way invests $274,000 in LaRue nonprofits

    United Way of Central Kentucky (UWCK) recently announced 2018 community investments of over $937,000 that will provide opportunities for more people in Hardin, Breckinridge, Grayson, LaRue, and Meade Counties to move out of poverty. Nine agencies with ten programs serving LaRue County were awarded $274,000 of these funds.

  • Always on time

    Her nearly-perfect attendance record through 12 years of elementary, middle, and high school validates the fact that 2018 LaRue County High School graduate Jenna Hazelwood definitely does not like to miss school.

    In fact, she was absent only one day in all those years of school.

    “I missed that day during my first grade year, but even though we’ve tried to recall the reason, my mother (Letisia) and I can’t remember what it was,” said the 18-year-old Hodgenville resident.