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Government

  • Land of Lincoln Planning and Zoning Permits

    Land of Lincoln Planning and Zoning permits for May 2013:

    Garry Hayes, Knob Schoolhouse Road, Sonora, land division plat

    Jason Detre, Campbellsville Road, land division plat

    Reed Smith, Upton-Talley Road, Upton, conditional use permit

    Carl Whitman, Salem Lake Road, Hodgenville, residence frame

    Carl Whitman, Salem Lake Road, Hodgenville, garage frame

    Joshua Skaggs, Greensburg Road, Mount Sherman, enclose garage frame

    Joe Pearman    , Mount Tabor Road, Buffalo, residence frame

  • News of Record

    Property Transfers
    The following property transfers are listed as given on deeds at the LaRue County Clerk’s Office in Hodgenville.

    Charles Thurman and Joyce Thurman to Mitchell Wayne Embree, lot 5 in Georgetown section, Hodgenville, along Handley Street, gift, love and affection, FCV $34,500

    Norbert Skees and Barbara Skees and John Roberts and Diane G. Roberts to Teresa T. Dekalands, property on Dangerfield Road, $175,000

  • Land of Lincoln Planning and Zoning Permits

    April 2013
    Paul Handley, Campbellsville Road, frame storage building

    Dale Keith, Keith Road, frame garage

    Billy Ward, Tom Priddy Road, Upton, singlewide residence

    Brenda Johnson, Weldon Loop Road, Upton, rezoning A-1 to R-1A

    Jean Nelson, Skaggs Road, Buffalo, land division plat

    David Perkins, Bailey Road, Mount Sherman, land division plat

    Patricia Bischoff, Attila Road, Campbellsville, land division plat

    Adrian Milby, Munfordville Road, Sonora, land division plat

  • Fiscal Court increases mileage reimbursement to 56.5 cents

    LaRue County Fiscal Court approved vehicle and mileage reimbursement of 56.5 cents per mile for 2013 as magistrates met at the courthouse in Hodgenville July 9.

    “This is the IRS approved rate and employees are requested to select the most cost effective method for vehicle usage in the conduct of county business,” said Judge-executive Tommy Turner.  

  • City hall under fire

    Hodgenville City Hall business came to a halt Friday morning when Kentucky State Police troopers served a search warrant on the premises.
    Hodgenville Mayor Terry Cruse notified The LaRue County Herald News about 10 a.m. that City Hall would be closed while the investigation took place.
    Phones went unanswered and a trooper turned away residents from the door, informing them City Hall would reopen later that day.

  • LaRue County Clerk's audit OK'd by state

    The LaRue County Clerk’s annual audit for year ending Dec. 31, 2012, showed “no instances of noncompliance,” according to the Auditor of Public Accounts office.

    Excess fees increased by $17,841 from the prior year, resulting in excess fees of $148,015 at the end of the fiscal year. Expenditures increased by $210,253.

    For the year, the clerk’s office collected $490,457 in licenses and transfers; $620,286 for usage tax; and $1,138,004 in tangible personal property tax. The office collected $329,032 in delinquent tax.

  • Fiscal Court: Bids awarded, fund transfers made

    LaRue County Fiscal Court awarded several road-related bids at its June 25 meeting at the courthouse in Hodgenville.

    Bid winners included: Paving: Scotty’s Paving, E’town; Rock: Hanson Aggregates, Upton; Steel Tile‚ Carter Lumber, Elizabethtown; Asphalt Emulsion‚ Asphalt Materials, E’town; Fuel and Oil Products: Bault Oil, Hodgenville.

    Most of the categories had sole bidders. Three companies bid on signs with GNC Supply, Atwood, Tenn., winning the bid.

  • Regional Wellness Center to open July 11

    The LaRue County Board of Health meeting scheduled to meet June 25, at the LaRue County Extension Office failed to result in any voted action being taken on previously scheduled plans, due to the absence of several board members.

    Linda Sims, district director of the Lincoln Trail District Health Department, discussed the plans for the wellness center expected to open in Bardstown on July 11.

  • State cracking down on illegal billboards

     Several signs on Lincoln Parkway are under scrutiny by state officials – and owners may be required to remove those that do not follow the guidelines of federal law.

  • Fiscal Court holds first reading of budget ordinance

     LaRue County Fiscal Court, meeting at the courthouse in Hodgenville June 11, heard first reading of the 2013-14 budget ordinance that Judge-executive Tommy Turner termed “debt-free.”