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  • NO Pokémon at Electrical Substations

    With Pokémon Go players on the rise, Nolin Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation is concerned about people looking to catch the virtual characters around high voltage equipment.

    Power lines and electrical substations are no place to be playing around, says Nolin RECC Communications Manager Patsy Whitehead. The consequences of getting close to an electrical substation are electrocution or death. It’s not a game, it’s a reality. and definitely no one will be going home a winner or with more Pokémon characters.

  • Bobcat spotted on trail

    With the recent bear sightings in LaRue County, another wild animal has allegedly been spotted in LaRue County.

    Local law enforcement responded to the Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Park last week when someone reportedly saw a bobcat on a hiking trail last Tuesday.

  • Talley sworn in to HPD
  • Jail log - July 13, 2016

    Bookings at the LaRue County Detention Center from Monday, July 4 to Monday, July 11.

    Kevin C. Carter, 21, of Hodgenville was charged with operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs, failure to notify of address change, possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. He was later released from LCDC.

    Nathan Henderson, 36 is charged with driving on a DUI suspended license, failure of owner to maintain required insurance, no registration plates and serving bench warrant for court. He remains lodged in LCDC.

  • utility pole broken in accident near buffalo
  • News of Record - July 13, 2016

    Property Transfers

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

    Paul Leaman Wathen and Glenda Mae Wathen to Paul Leaman Wathen and Glenda Mae Wathen and Tracy Wathan, property on Underwood Street, FMV $97,500.

    Kristopher Blair and Caren Handley Blair to Andrew Simpson, lot #12 of Shoffner Acres Subdivision, $69,000.

  • Five LaRue boys attend Sheriff’s Ranch

    Five LaRue County boys attended the annual Kentucky Sheriff’s Boys and Girls Ranch last month as the summer camping program officially opened to campers for their 41st season.

    The LaRue County boys who attended the Sheriff’s Ranch on June 26 through July 1 were Jonathan Mattingly, Aaron Foley, Jariah Rogers, Ty Tedder and Cody Love. The camp runs throughout June and July, serving both boys and girls during alternating weeks, throughout the camp season.

  • Jail log - July 6, 2016

    Bookings at the LaRue County Detention Center from Monday, June 27 to Monday, July 4

    Bryan Aldrich, 33 was charged with first degree disorderly conduct and violation of a Kentucky EPO/DVO. He was later released from LCDC.

    Sarah Butler, 28, of Upton was charged with theft by unlawful taking under $500. She remains lodged in LCDC.

    James Galloway, 33, of Upton was charged with flagrant non support. He remains lodged in LCDC.

    William J. Glover, 45, of Elkhorn was charged with fourth degree assault. He remains lodged in LCDC.

  • Man falls asleep at wheel hits truck pulling boat
  • Turner appointed to newly formed council

    LaRue County Judge Executive Tommy Turner was recently appointed to the newly formed Criminal Justice Policy Assessment Council.