Hodgenville is famous for being the home of “Honest Abe” Lincoln.
That legacy leads many to view our small town as homey, filled with genuine, caring folks going out of their way to help each other. Much of that is true.
But to others, it may be the perfect place to launch a scam.
“Why would anyone pretend to be living in Hodgenville?” wondered Crystal Richards (not her real name), a West Virginia woman, who thought she had made a love connection with one of the town’s long-time residents.