Local News

  • Fiscal Court discusses banking services

    Members of LaRue County Fiscal Court authorized advertising banking services bids as magistrates met at the courthouse in Hodgenville on March 14.

    “Periodically, every five to seven years, we look at our services to make sure we get the most ‘bank’ for the bucks,” Judge-executive Tommy Turner told the court.

    Handing out draft copies of the bid proposal, he reviewed the criteria with magistrates and explained that awarding the bids will be based on a points system.

  • State road blacktopping approved by LaRue County fiscal court

    The LaRue County Fiscal Court, meeting at the courthouse in Hodgenville February 28, approved Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District Four’s recommendations for resurfacing three county roads in 2017-18.

    Paul Sanders, chief District Four engineer, recommended KY 584 be paved from KY 61 to Jesse Abell Road, a distance of 2.030 miles; KY 1079, from US 31E to KY 357, 2.625 miles; and KY 916 from KY 470 to KY 210, 5.047 miles.

    LaRue County Judge-executive Tommy Turner said the court’s approval will be sent to the state for further consideration.

  • PTO asks for Box Tops from community

    While visiting local grocery stores, LaRue Countians may notice a tall black box placed near the door with a sign that reads “Box Tops.”

    The Abraham Lincoln Elementary School Parent Teacher Organization has placed Box Top collection boxes at Houchens IGA and Save-A-Lot grocery stores in Hodgenville.

  • Work-A-Thon seeks to invest in community

    On March 11, 2017, the youth group of Hodgenville Pentecostal Church will be participating in their annual fundraiser. This year, the youth group will be part of a program called Work-A –Thon.

    The youth group will be completing acts of services for the community set up by Hodgenville Mayor Kenny DeVore, various projects for individuals in the community, and a project on their home church property.

  • Dinky Gowen to perform at LCHS

    LaRue County Illusionist Dinky Gowen will perform at the LaRue County High School auditorium at 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 11.

    Tickets are $8 in advance and $10 at the door. Children 5-years-old and under are free. The show will benefit the Hodgenville Lions Club local eyeglasses fundraiser. The eyeglass program provides eye care, eye glasses and eye treatments to those in need in the community.

  • Structure fire on Kirkpatrick Avenue
  • Reed appointed to justice, public safety, judiciary committee

    Representative Brandon Reed of Hodgenville was recently appointed to the House Budget Review Subcommittee on Justice, Public Safety, and Judiciary.

    The subcommittee is charged with matters pertaining to budget allocations relating to the judicial system and public safety. The subcommittee reports to the House Appropriations and Revenue Committee, which is responsible for drafting the executive budget.

  • School board prepares for school based clinics

    The LaRue County School Board approved two items that will help the combination of their contracts with Lincoln Trail District Health Department and Cumberland Family Medical Center, which will open school based health clinics in each school.

    The board unanimously approved a Lincoln Trail District Health Department contract amendment and a Lincoln Trail District Health Department Memorandum of Understanding.

  • News of Record

    Property Transfers

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

    Andrietta Boone to 1999 Properties, LLC, four tracts of the John Chaplin Thompson and Michelle Thompson Properties, $134,200.

    Christian G. Robins-York, Erick B. Sanders, unknown spouse of Christian G. Robins-York, Unknow spouse of Christian Robins-York, LaRue county to Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance, Inc., by Thomas P. Claycomb, Master Commissioner, lot 1 of Marshall Division, $23,500.

  • Celebrating dental health month

    Children’s Dental Health Month was celebrated in February and Lincoln Trail District Health Department- LaRue County- took some opportunities to promote it.

    Lincoln Trail District Health Department would like to remind parents and guardians of the importance of having their child’s teeth examined by a dentist every six months.  

    Oral health is very important to overall health and regular dental visits can help prevent unnecessary pain and infection in the mouth.