Local News

  • Lost in LaRue - November 25, 2015

    Green isn’t a color that comes to mind when you think of November, but that is exactly what I love about winter wheat. I captured this picture on Goodin Williams Road, one of my lost trips this November. The stark contrast of bright new life in the midst of the changing season when everything seems to be going dormant and gray is a reminder to me that, as we head in to winter, there are still glimmers of life and beauty all around.

  • Accident at Maxine Road and Hwy 357
  • Three indicted by grand jury

    Three people were indicted by the LaRue County Grand Jury on November 16.

    Christine V. Hutchinson, 44, of Hodgenville was indicted on a charge of welfare fraud. Her bail was set at $5,000 unsecured.

    Lewis “Jody” Ireland Jr., 45, of Magnolia was indicted on a charge of first degree trafficking in a controlled substance. His bail was set at $9,500 cash.

  • Jail Log - November 25, 2015

    Bookings at the LaRue County Detention Center from Monday, November 16 to Monday, November 23.

    David A. Chesser II, 29, of New Haven was charged with one headlight, improper or no windshield, possession of an open alcoholic beverage in motor vehicle, operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs, no registration plates, no registration receipts, failure to maintain the required insurance and second degree criminal trespassing. He was later released from LCDC on bond. Arresting agency was the Kentucky State Police.

  • Judge Tommy Turner Elected Kentucky Historical Society Board Officer

    The Kentucky Historical Society (KHS) recently installed LaRue County Judge Executive Tommy Turner as one of the new officers and members of its Governing Board.

  • Hangin with Heroes applications due Dec. 11

    Applications are currently being accepted for a local program that allows needy children to go shopping with a police officer.

    The Hangin with Heroes program will provide clothing, toys and other necessities to needy children during the holiday season. The children will also be able to shop with police officers from the Hodgenville Police Department.

    The program is for LaRue County children only and applications are due by Friday, December 11 at 2:30 p.m. Applications need to be picked up and turned in to the LaRue County Community Action Center in Hodgenville.

  • Lost in LaRue - November 18, 2015
  • Fire on Stiles Ford Road

    Buffalo Fire department, Hodgenville Fire Department and LaRue County EMS responded to a structure fire at the property of Nile and Ruth Riddle on Stiles Ford Road on Thursday, November 12.

    According to officials, the fire started in a garage and quickly spread due to high winds. Crews worked to quickly extinguish the flames and damage was limited to the garage and a nearby shed. It is not known what caused the fire. No injuries were reported.

  • News of Record - November 18, 2015

    Property Transfers

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

    Quitclaim deed, Anita H. Worner to Alvin Ray Worner, Sr., property on Cissal Hill Road.

    Reformation of title, Janet Higgason and Kenneth Wood Higgason, property in Hodgenville, FMV $59,000.

    Bill Sullivan and Jean Sullivan and Tony Sullivan and Sue Sullivan to Charles S. Miller and Amy N. Miller, property in Upton, $5,000.

    Rock Farms, LLC to Matthew Smith, property on Chaudoin Lane, $20,460.

  • Packing gifts of hope

    Hodgenville families, churches and groups are not waiting until Thanksgiving Day to express gratitude. Instead, during the week of November 16-23, they are giving back by lovingly packing gifts of joy for children around the world living in extreme poverty or affected by war, disease and natural disaster. For many of these children, it will be the first gift they have ever received.