Local News

  • Driver's license clarification

    The driver’s license information in the June 15 issue of the LaRue County Herald News was incorrect. The following is the correct information.

    Written tests for permits (operator permits, CDL permits, motorcycle permits) are given on Monday mornings from 8 to 10:15 a.m. in the LaRue Circuit Court Clerk’s office in the courthouse annex.

    Road testing is given 11:15 a.m. on Mondays by appointment only.

    For more information about the tests or motorcycle road tests, call the clerk’s office at 270-358-3421. 

  • Accident on New Jackson Highway and Charlie Ragland Road
  • Enjoy music, fun and prizes at Nolin’s 78th annual meeting

    Nolin RECC invites members and the community to attend the 2016 annual meeting for a free night of music and entertainment at 5 p.m. on Friday, June 24 at John Hardin High School. The featured entertainer will be country music singer James Otto. The evening includes a free health fair, Rachel’s Face Painting, children’s bounce houses, and member gifts and prizes.

  • News of Record

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

    Lincoln Natinal Bank to Mickael K. Hornback and Daphne Hornback, property on Kirkpatrick Avenue, $7,250.

    Easement, Woodie Handley to the City of Hodgenville, property with in the city limits, $1.00.

    Paul T. Massie to Lisa M. Janssen, property in Upton, $119,000.

    Phyllis A. Nagle and Mechelle L. Hollis and Scott Hollis to Jesse C. Hornback and Eula Mae Hornback, property in LaRue County, $2,000.

  • Bicyclist injured in accident on Campellsville Road
  • Food, shelter funds awarded to LaRue Co.

    LaRue County has been awarded federal funds that were made available through the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Federal Emergency Management Agency. Under the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program, LaRue County has been chosen to receive $5,102 to supplement emergency food and temporary lodging programs in the area.

  • Men arrested for menacing

    A Hodgenville man was arrested on Monday, June 20 after police received a complaint from a homeowner in Hodgenville.

    Donald A. Poteet, 49, of Hodgenville was charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs, carrying and concealed deadly weapon, menacing and trespassing in the third degree.

  • Accident on Greensburg Road
  • Jail log - June 15, 2016

    Bookings at the LaRue County Detention Center from Monday, June 6 to Monday, June 13

    Dustin Shane Brewer, 35, of Buffalo was charged with third degree assault, first degree wanton endangerment, first degree wanton endangerment of a police officer, first degree criminal mischief, first degree possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine) trafficking in a controlled substance (methamphetamine), first degree possession of a controlled substance (opiates), resisting arrest and more. He remains lodged in LCDC on bond.

  • Click it or ticket campaign a success

    The Hodgenville Police Department and LaRue County Sheriff’s Office reported high numbers of tickets for their annual Click It or Ticket campaign.