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Today's News

  • Hawks magical season comes to an end

    After finishing the season with a 22-7 record, an 18th District Tournament Championship, and the first Regional Tournament Championship since 2003; the LaRue County Hawks varsity baseball team traveled to Lexington on Wednesday, June 6 to prepare for State Tournament action. As they travelled through the square in downtown Hodgenville, a large crowd gathered wearing their Hawks blue/white in support of their home team.

  • LaRue dairies nearing the end of the road

    Things are looking dim for the last two remaining dairies in LaRue County as Dean Foods will no longer be accepting milk from them.

    Dean Foods, a Dallas Texas based food company and the nation’s largest fluid milk producer, sent a letter in March 2018 to around 100 dairy producers across eight states that stated they would no longer buy their milk as of May 31. Two of the dairy farmers receiving letters were Gary Rock and Mike Zahrndt, operators of the last two remaining dairies in LaRue County.

  • History of National Dairy Month

    National Dairy Month started out as National Milk Month in 1937 as a way to promote drinking milk. It was initially created to stabilize the dairy demand when production was at a surplus, but has now developed into an annual tradition that celebrates the contributions the dairy industry has made to the world After the National Dairy Council stepped in to promote the cause, the name soon changed to “Dairy Month”.

  • Senior Calendar

    Daily Activities

    The Senior Citizens Center in Hodgenville offers several activities daily from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. including a hot lunch (served at noon, on weekdays), nutritional education and exercise. Suggested meal donation is $2. Bingo is played at 10 a.m., Monday, Wednesday and Friday. For more information, call 270-358-4235.

    Senior Citizens Music

  • 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.