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Government

  • Changes made at city Cemetery

    Several changes were recently made for the rules and regulations at the Red Hill Cemetery in Hodgenville.

    The Red Hill Cemetery Commission met on September 14 for their biannual meeting. During the meeting, the commission voted unanimously to change their meeting schedule from biannual to quarterly. The meeting will now be held on January, April, July and October.

  • Lincoln Parkway turns 30

    A parkway that would connect LaRue County and Hodgenville to its neighboring community of Elizabethtown had been a long time dream of many in LaRue County.

  • Hodgenville takes 4 % tax increase

    The Hodgenville City Council approved a four percent tax increase during a special called meeting on Friday, September 18.

  • City reimbursed for Hornback salary

    In the monthly meeting of the Hodgenville City Council held Monday evening, Mayor Kenny DeVore told the council that the city recently received a check for $108,998.40 for the unauthorized overpayment of wages of former Hodgenville City Clerk Madonna Hornback. According to current city clerk Toni Burton, the city received the funds from their bonding company, Cincinnati Insurance Companies.

  • Ethics commission holds meeting

    The newly re-established Hodgenville ethics commission held their first meeting on Tuesday, September 8.

    State law requires the City of Hodgenville to have an ethics ordinance in place to define standards expected in elected and appointed officials. The City first appointed an ethics commission in 1994, but former Hodgenville Mayor Terry Cruse did not make appointments to the commission during his tenure (2007-2014), making the commission nonexistent.

  • Creekfront Park Reopens - Mayor Devore advises caution

    Mayor Kenny Devore has partially reopened Creekfront Park as of today, July 8. "The park is very wet, and we are asking folks to please use caution, and avoid any and all areas that have been marked with caution tape, and refrain from viewing or walking around the banks of the creek, as those areas are still very wet and dangerous", said Mayor Devore.

    The park substained damage to the playground area and part of the walking tracking following the flooding that occurred July 3 in Hodgenville and LaRue County.

  • Motion for guilty plea filed in Jason Davis case

    A Bonnieville man has plead guilty to charges stemming from an incident involving the death of a Buffalo woman.

    Attorneys for Jason R. Davis, 38 of Bonnieville, filed a motion for a guilty plea in LaRue County Circuit Court on June 1 to amended charges stemming from incidents Nov. 1, 2014, that involved the death of Shalayna Skaggs, of Buffalo.

  • City to provide Ag Fair water

    The Hodgenville City Council approved Monday night a request to provide water and sewer service for the second half of the split fair.

    “I would like to extend the water and sewer service for the second part of the fair in the same fashion that we did for the fair this week,” Mayor Kenny Devore said. Devore said he came to the decision after talking with community members, but that extending water and sewer services to the fair would be “for this year, and only for this year.”

  • Wreck on I 65 causing back up on Hwy 357 in LaRue County

     Traffic Advisory:  I65 Northbound Mile Point 73

     

    A commercial vehicle crash has closed I65 Northbound near Mile Point 73.

  • UPDATE -West Main Street Reopened

     According to Hodgenville Mayor Kenny Devore, West Main Street just east of College St is temporialy reopened. Crews closed the road on Friday, due to collapsing of street decking over the drain. A steel plate has been placed over the drain, and repairs are expected to happen on Thursday, June 11.