Today's News

  • Producing Your Own Eggs

    Backyard chicken flocks are popular in all areas of Kentucky. If you want to have a successful flock and produce your own eggs, preparation and education are essential. 

    Not everyone is suited for keeping a poultry flock. Make sure you check that your local city and county ordinances allow backyard flocks. Some ordinances require a minimum amount of land, and some subdivisions even have their own rules.

  • LCHS Senior Decision Day

    LaRue County High School Seniors were given the opportunity to proudly show where they have decided to take their future. On Friday, May 3 Hawks seniors participated in the schools first ever Decision Day event.

    During the event, students’ names and college/career choices were announced, and a group photo of each career/school path was taken. The event was filmed to share with the community.

  • Legislative Update: Bills to Strengthen Education Approved During 2019 Session

    With the school year coming to an end in just a few short weeks, I know many of you are looking forward to graduation celebrations, field days, spring recitals and the promise of summer vacation. This is a fun and hectic time of the year for those of us with school-age children. For many of our educators, the end of this school year means planning for the next. I would like to take a moment and discuss some of the important education initiatives that we passed this session.

  • Winners of North Central KY Spelling Bowl announced

    Elizabethtown Community and Technical College announces the winners of the 55th North Central Kentucky Spelling Bowl held Friday, April 26, 2019 at the college.

    Students representing primary, elementary, and middle schools from 12 surrounding counties competed in the primary match for grades 1—2, the elementary match for grades 3—5, or the middle school match for grades 6—8.

  • Local DAR and SAR Meeting

    Colonel John Hardin Chapter Sons of the American Revolution and Captain Jacob Van Meter Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution participated with the Governor Isaac Shelby Chapter SAR in the Kentucky Derby Pegasus Parade in Louisville on Thursday, May 2. Members, dressed in periodic costume or patriotic dress, marched to the drums and fife music with over twenty flags. National Society SAR President General Warren M. Alter and wife Nancy, dressed as George and Martha Washington, rode in a convertible waving to the crowds. The Alters are from Arizona.

  • Community Calendar - May 8, 2019


    KY Gives Day

       The Lincoln Museum is participating in KY Gives Day on Tuesday, May 14, 2019.

    Kentucky Gives Day is an innovative fundraising event that provides a way for Kentuckians near and far to support their favorite charities. Donations made on the kygives.org site are an investment in these organizations working to create a stronger Kentucky. The link to the Museum is https://www.kygives.org/organizations/the-lincoln-museum-inc

    Chamber Annual Dinner

  • Relay For Life Fundraising Calendar - May 8, 2019


    Bake Sale

    Parkway Peeps will hold a Bake Sale at Paula’s Hot Biscuit from 7:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Friday and Saturday, May 10 and 11. Everyone is invited to come out and pick up your Mother’s Day goodies.

    BBQ and Live Auction

  • Fundraiser Calendar - May 8, 2019

    Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery

    Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery is requesting donations to help with mowing and other cemetery maintenance. Please send your donations to Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Attn: Cemetery, 125 Howardstown Road, Hodgenville KY 42748

    Old Sherman Cemetery

  • Senior Calendar - May 8, 2019

    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

  • Triple Threat