Local News

  • City projects/issues discussed at council meeting

    It was a slim agenda for items to vote on during the regular Hodgenville City Council meeting on Monday, November 13, but the council was updated on a lot of issues and projects that are currently taking place in the city.

  • Property tax discount deadline

    The deadline for LaRue County property owners to receive a two percent discount on their 2017 property tax bill is quickly approaching.

    According to the LaRue County Sheriff’s Department, 2017 property tax bills were mailed on October 30, 2017. Property owners can receive a 2% discount if those payments are made by Wednesday, November 30, 2017.

    Tax payments made between Friday, December 1 and Sunday, December 31 will be charged the base amount, without penalty.

  • News of record - November 8, 2017

    Food Inspections

    The following food sanitation inspections were conducted by the Health Department in October.

    Hardee’s, 101 Lincoln Drive, , 89: gaskets in bad repair, sanitizer not strong enough (corrected), microwaves unclean, fan grills unclean in walk-in, toilet tank lid broken in women’s restroom. Score upon correction: 93.

    Hinton’s Orchard, 8631 Campbellsville Rd., 97: not wearing hair restraints, air vent on icecream machine unclean, all fan unclean. 99 retail: paper products stored on floor.

  • Jail log - November 8, 2017

    Bookings at the LaRue County Detention Center from Friday, October 27 to Friday, November 3

    Blake Gusler, 43, was lodged for first degree wanton endangerment and fourth degree assault. He was later released from LCDC.

    Chad Alan Chesser, 38, was lodged for operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs and possession of an alcoholic beverage in motor vehicle. He was later released from LCDC.

    Anthony Paul Schnyder Jr., 43 was lodged for a court ordered appearance. He remains lodged in LCDC.

  • Three injured in vehicle accident

    Three people were injured in a single vehicle accident on Youngers Creek Road in New Haven on Sunday, November 5.

    According to LaRue County Sheriff Russell McCoy, Angelique Marotfke, 37, of Upton was traveling on Younger’s Creek Road when she lost control of her vehicle as it left the roadway, hit an embankment and hit a tree before coming to rest. Marotfke told officers that she was unaware of what happened.

  • Spectacular Sunrise
  • Connections in Concert

    This month, LaRue County will host a night of music and song, and be able to experience both in one night.

    Now in its fourth year, the annual Hodgenville Music Event will present the Campbellsville University Orchestra and Chorale in a free public concert on November 10 at the Civic Center at 7 p.m.

  • News of Record - November 1, 2017


    Malcom S. Booher entered a guilty plea to an amended charge of second degree complicity to possession of a controlled substance and complicity to possession of drug paraphernalia. The charge of complicity to receiving stolen property under $10,000 was dismissed. The commonwealth recommended 100 days in jail for both charges.

  • Building Permits

    Address Applicant Type Structure

    268 Bird Road Magnolia Chrisanna England Residence D-wide

    3487 Greensburg Rd. Buffalo Marcie McClure Land division Plat

    1138 Spencer School Rd Ricky Knox Residence Frame

    148 Union Church Rd. Linda Dunn Rezoning A-1 – R-1A

    605 Logan Skaggs Rd. Buffalo Thomas Stone Deck Post

    3487 Greensburg Rd. Buffalo Marcie McClure Garage Post

    3487 Greensburg Rd. Buffalo Marcie McClure Storage Pre-fab

    8846 Campbellsville Rd. Mark DeWeese Deck (pool) Post

  • Boat capsizes in Rolling fork river