Local News

  • News of record - October 19, 2016

    Property Transfers

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

    Craig Albert Goodwin and Sara Michelle Goodwin to Elena Cheryl Scott and Charles David Scott, Jr., tract 3 of J. Patrick and Donetta Eastridge Agricultural Division, $88,400.

    Patrick T. Graham and Marsha B. Graham to Kelly L. Tomes, lot one and two of the Hidden Creek Subdivision, phase one, $120,000.

  • Jail log - October 19, 2016

    Bookings at the LaRue County Detention Center from

    Monday, October 10 to Monday, October 17

    Roy Lynn Baine, 49, of Taylorsville was charged with public intoxication. He remains lodged in LCDC on bond.

    Nicky Chandler, 30, of Magnolia was charged with possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine) and drug paraphernalia. He was lodged in LCDC and later released on bond.

  • J.D. Watts Memorial Car Show held
  • UWCK, LaRue Co. food pantry continue to help others

    United Way of Central Kentucky recently kicked off if annual fundraising campaign and one particular LaRue County food pantry is a direct recipeient of the success of UWCK’s efforts.

  • Task Force on Vulnerable Kentuckians coming to LaRue

    24th District State Representative Terry Mills recently announced that the House Task Force on Vulnerable Kentuckians will hold its fifth meeting at 10 a.m. (EDT) on Friday, October 14 at the LaRue County High School in Hodgenville.

    House Speaker Greg Stumbo established the Task Force on Vulnerable Kentuckians, made up of a bipartisan group of state representatives, to study issues and problems that affect Kentucky’s population in need of support.

  • FKFCU launches food drive

    Fort Knox Federal Credit Union today launched a food drive in conjunction with Feeding America, Kentucky’s Heartland to collect donated non-perishable food items to fight hunger during the holiday season.

    “We have collection barrels at each of our branch locations and we encourage our members to donate a canned good or other non-perishable food item that will be given to Feeding America and its network of local food pantries and meal programs,” said Ray Springsteen, President and CEO of Fort Knox Federal Credit Union.

  • 5th Annual Breast Cancer Tractor Pull event to be held this weekend

    Five years ago, it started with a dream, and now with proceeds of $96,982 donated to Breast Cancer Research the past four year, event coordinators suggest this years event is on target to be even better.

    “It’s a wonderful feeling you get being part of such a worthy cause”, says Helen Cecil, who is also a breast cancer survivor, and part of the event team.

  • News of record - October 12, 2016

    Property Transfers

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

    Deed of Correction, Terry Faulkner, Farrah Faulkner and Jason Faulkner to Marlene C. Davis and Bradley L. Davis, property near Sonora, FMV $173,000.

    Marlene C. Davis aka Marlene Cofer Davis and Bradley L. Davis to Bradley L. Davis and Marlene C. Davis, trustees under the Davis Revocable Trust, property near Sonora, FMV $ 173,000.

  • Vadalism reported at Hodgenville Rite Aid

    Local police are currently investigating a reported burglary last weekend at Rite Aid Pharmacy in Hodgenville.

    According to Hodgenville Police Chief Marcus Jackson, someone removed a window from the drive-thru lane at Rite Aid sometime last Friday night or early Saturday morning. He said nothing has been reported stolen from the store at this point.

    Jackson said there is no description of the suspect or suspects. He said it is also not known if they were in a vehicle or not.

  • Fall forest fire hazard season now underway

    The Kentucky Division of Forestry (KDF) is again preparing for an active wildfire season.

    State law restricts open burning within 150 feet of any woodland or brushland between the daylight hours of 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. during the Fall and Spring forest fire hazard seasons, which run from October 1 to December 15 and from February 15 to April 30.