Today's News

  • Santa Bus and Community Action team up for Christmas

    Two community groups are teaming up to make the holidays brighter for local families.

    LaRue County Community Action and Santa’s Helpers are using one application this year. Any families who need assistance for Christmas should pick up an application at the Community Action office, 120 S. Greensburg St., Hodgenville. It must be returned by Nov. 21.

    Donations will be delivered to county firehouses on Christmas Eve via the “Santa Bus.”

  • Barren Run Church celebrates 155 years

    All around LaRue County, there are churches. Some are brand new, some have been around for a number of years and some, like Barren Run Baptist Church in Sonora, have stood the test of time and are still working for their ministry over 15 decades later.

    The small church, situated on Barren Run Road, was 155 years old as of November 10. According to church records, Alexander Frank Baker was the first pastor called to Barren Run, on Nov. 10, 1859. He was pastor for seven months, until he left on June 9, 1860.

  • PHOTO: Picnic with the grandkids
  • PHOTO: Meeting with the Rep
  • Tyler McCubbins honored in White Coat Ceremony

    Tyler McCubbins of Magnolia, a first-year student at the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry, participated in the White Coat Ceremony held Sept. 6 in UK’s Memorial Hall.

    During the ceremony, 67 students – including 40 Kentuckians – received white coats representing their entry into the dental profession as student dentists. Dental faculty also welcomed students to the dental profession as colleagues and challenged them to make a commitment toward gaining the knowledge and compassion necessary to become outstanding dentists. 

  • Williams named to CUES

    Howard Williams, former director of Fort Knox Federal Credit Union, Radcliff, has been named as a CUES (Credit Union Executive Society) Distinguished Director. He will be honored at a director’s conference in December in Palm Desert, California.

  • Church Calendar - Nov. 12, 2014

    Hope Holiday Marketplace

    Hodgenville United Methodist Church is having a Hope Holiday Marketplace 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Nov. 15 with craft and direct sales vendors with a portion of proceeds benefiting the Hope Food Pantry. The church is located at 825 Tonieville Road, Hodgenville.


    Oak Hill holds auction for missionaries

  • Court Briefs: Oct. 12, 2014

    Counts dismissed

    Charges against Christina Jewell (1986) were dismissed Sept. 15 in LaRue Circuit Court. She had been charged earlier this year with manufacturing methamphetamine and complicity, and of being a persistent felony offender.


    Failed to appear

    Machele D. Moore (1975) failed to appear Sept. 15 in LaRue Circuit Court. Bond was set at $10,500 cash only. She is charged with failure to report change in order to receive benefits.


    Guilty plea

  • Munfordville man recovering after being hit by truck

    A Munfordville man was struck by a pickup truck Monday morning and hospitalized for non-threatening injuries.

    Virl M. Johnson of Mount Sherman was driving a 1994 Mitsubishi pickup about 8:30 a.m. on Bailey Road and made a right turn onto East Bailey Road, according to LaRue Deputy Robbie Brownfield. Johnson said a semi truck and trailer was parked in her lane of traffic. She attempted to drive around the vehicle and struck Thomas Wyatt, 47, who was standing beside the trailer.

  • COLUMN: 4-H candy sales begin this month

    The annual LaRue County 4-H candy sale started this month.

    Starting this week, 4-H members may pick up candy at the LaRue County Extension office, 807 Old Elizabethtown Road, across from Magnolia Bank. Parents must sign a permission form in order for members to participate.

    Members will be selling a variety of candy bars including caramel, crisp, almond, dark chocolate with almonds and milk chocolate for $1 each.

    For each 60 candy bars sold, the member’s name will go in a drawing for $25 cash. The top seller will receive $50 cash.