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  • And there was “no Lynn” - Hodgenville 200

    From The Mather Papers, written by O.M. Mather published with permission of the Mather heirs.

    One of the first persons to make a careful exploration of the upper Nolynn Valley was John Cowan, an early settler at Harrodsburg. In a deposition given by him in 1798 “at the forks of Nolin (mouth of South Fork Creek) about 300 yards above Mr. Hodgen’s Mill” he says that he was at the very place in April, 1780, in company with a certain Joseph Farly; and that “they went to the head of this creek and saw other forks, but none so large as this.”

  • Relay survivor dinner held

    The Sixth Annual Relay for Life Survivor Dinner was held Tuesday, April 11 at First Baptist Church with approximately 100 survivors and their guests in attendance.

    The group represented nearly 500 total years of survivorship with several attendees surviving more than one type of cancer. Joey Wood of Magnolia was the newest member of the group with a survivorship of just 4 days on the date of the banquet and Rick Roach of Hodgenville was recognized for 33 years.

  • Two uninjured in gruesome accident
  • Food inspections - April 19, 2017

    Food Inspections

    The following food sanitation inspections were conducted by the LaRue County Health Center. The rating of the establishment is determined by subtracting weighted point totals of noted violations from 100. Unannounced inspections observe the overall operation including food source and protection, personnel, food equipment and utensil, maintenance of water and sewage systems, garbage and refuse disposal, insect, rodent and animal control, and storage of toxic items among others.

  • News of record - April 19, 2017

    Property Transfers

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

    Quitclaim deed, Bolivar Toro, Jr. and Patricia Toro and Elijah Toro to Bolivar Toro, Jr., and Patricia Toro, property in Buffalo, $10,000.

    Myla Farris as adminstratrix of the estate of Frank Buchanon to Michele P. Graham, tract A of Carrie B. Patterson Estate subdivision, $135,000.

    Martin Belcher and Theresa Belcher to Robert M. Nicholas and Michael L. Nicholas, property in Buffalo, $150,000.

  • Fiscal court discusses animal shelter, old voting machines

    LaRue County Fiscal Court magistrates meeting at the courthouse in Hodgenville April 11 renewed their animal shelter agreement with Hardin County.

    Judge-Executive Tommy Turner said the agreement, which costs $21,000 is the same as in prior years.

    “This has saved the county a tremendous amount of money, plus their shelter met all state requirements in a recent inspection,” he noted. “Anytime we’ve tried to look at doing our own shelter, staffing and overhead was way over $100,000.”

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  • LaRue FFA students recognized for T-shirt design
  • Regional job and career fair set for April 20

    The Kentucky Career Center – Lincoln Trail, the Hardin County Chamber of Commerce, the Elizabethtown chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management (ESHRM) and KYJOBS.net will host the 17th Annual Regional Job and Career Fair Expo on April 20. The fair is from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Pritchard Community Center in Elizabethtown.

  • Rollover accident on Salem Lake Road
  • Council gives all clear for code enforcement

    The Hodgenville City Council approved drafting an ordinance for a code enforcement board and the creation of a part-time code enforcement position at their monthly meeting on Monday, April 10.