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  • LaRue County Bootleg

    Elder Moses Akin was a legend in this region. He was an evangelist whose reputation went before him and often that reputation wasn’t always a clean one. However, that did not stop hundreds and sometimes thousands of people from coming out to hear the word from “Mose.”

  • LaRue County Bootleg: Original 1925 Moses Akin Article

    Exerpt from The Herald News, Hodgneville, LaRue County , Kentucky, Thursday, October 1, 1925



    The old saying that where there is smoke there is some fire, is true in many ways. The vivid memory of Moses Akin, the evangelist, in minds of such a large number of people, forty years after his death, and the continued quoting from his store of natural wit, is proof conclusive that he towered above most men of his time whose names are never heard or known of all of forty years after death.

  • Hall Gaddie Road bridge to close

    A bridge on Hall Gaddie Road near Brooks Road in Buffalo will be removed and replaced.

    LaRue County Assistant Road Supervisor David Wood said construction will begin on Monday, June 26 and will take three days or longer depending on the weather. He said signs will be posted on both sides of the bridge to let people know of the closing.

  • News of Record

    Property Transfers

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

    Bobby Gene McDowell and Essie McDowell to Gary Gene McDowell and Regina Mae McDowell, property in LaRue County, FMV $150,000.

    Stephen K. Clyde aka Steve Clyde and Sue Ann Clyde to Larry Wayne Taylor and Bonnie Louise Taylor, lot 12 of Clearview Estates, $121,000.

    Mary Regina Grigsby to Sherry Regina Cox and Wiliam Edward Grigsby, Jr., property in LaRue County, $40,000.

  • Guthrie to visit LaRue

    Congressman Brett Guthrie is coming to Hodgenville to meet with LaRue Countians on Monday, June 19 at 10 a.m. in the community room on the square in downtown Hodgenville.

    The meeting, which he refers to as his public office hours, is the first for Guthrie this summer as he plans on travelling to all 21 counties that he represents in the Second District of the U.S. House of Representatives.

  • News of record - May 3, 2017

    Property Transfers

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

    Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to Glen Rice, property in LaRue County $113,032.

    Robert L. Ernst and Sharon M. Ernst to Caleb Michael Ernst and Kayla Elizabeth Ernst, tract 2 of Bob and Sharon Ernst Property, FMV $20,000.

    Romona Shawn McCorkle aka Ramona Shawn Burnham and Troy V. McCorkle to Coleen S. Berry property in Hodgenville, $99,000.

  • Purple plastic pigs do their part for Relay

    As Relay for Life winds down, several purple plastic pigs have done their part, thanks to some conscientious owners, to help the cancer cause by raising $2,350.20 for LaRue County. The pig contests are one way Relay engages the community throughout the year with several different contests.

  • June food inspections

    Pizza Zone 2501 Greensburg Rd., Buffalo, 94, dented can (corrected immediately), bare wood at edge of countertops, floor in bad repair in restroom, floor vents unclean. Scored 98 upon follow up.

    Paula’s Hot Biscuit, 531 W. Water St., Hodgenville, 94, dented cans and home canned product in refrigerator (both corrected immediately), not wearing hair restraints. Scored 98 upon follow up.

    Lincoln Jamboree, 2579 Lincoln Farm Rd., Hodgenville, 97, shelving in need of paint, rust in cooler, ice machine has build up, floors unclean around cooking equipment.

  • Property Transfers

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

    Michael R. Nunn and Amie R. Nunn to Joseph W. Braden, property in Upton, $23,000.

    US Bank Trust, N.A., as trustee for LSF9 Master Participation Trust to Johnny Shofner, lots 3 and 4 of Kenwood Village Subdivision, $39,900.

    Easement, Abe Amira to City of Hodgenville, property in Hodgenville, no monetary consideration stated.

  • Fiscal court adopts data breech policy

    The LaRue County Fiscal Court adopted a data breach policy during a special called meeting on Friday, June 2

    LaRue County Judge Executive Tommy Turner said the policy is a standard policy from the Kentucky Department of Local Government. The policy is about minimizing the risk of disclosing personal information and setting practical guidelines for effectively responding to security incidents.