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  • April building permits

    Date      Applicant             Address        Type

    4/5/2017              Ray Loyall            1718 Dan Dunn Rd.          Land division

  • Court briefs - May 10, 2017

    Ricky L. Benningfield entered a guilty plea for cultivating marijuana 5 or more plants, enhancement of cultivation of marijuana 5 or more plants, first degree possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine), possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of marijuana. He is recommended to receive a total of ten years in jail.

  • Free legal help available for custody issues

    A new telephone hotline gives qualifying parents free legal assistance related to their custody and visitation concerns.

    The toll-free Custody and Visitation Hotline number is 1-844-673-3470. Phone lines are open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 3 p.m. ET.

  • News of record - May 3, 2017

    Property Transfers

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

    Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to Glen Rice, property in LaRue County $113,032.

    Robert L. Ernst and Sharon M. Ernst to Caleb Michael Ernst and Kayla Elizabeth Ernst, tract 2 of Bob and Sharon Ernst Property, FMV $20,000.

    Romona Shawn McCorkle aka Ramona Shawn Burnham and Troy V. McCorkle to Coleen S. Berry property in Hodgenville, $99,000.

  • Man lucky after Lincoln Parkway accident
  • Fiscal Court Briefs

    LaRue County Fiscal Court concurred with Planning and Zoning’s approval of three tracts of land as magistrates met at the courthouse in Hodgenville April 25.

    One acre owned by Bobby Shoffner at 70 Brown Road, Hodgenville was rezoned from R1B to R1A; one acre owned by Dane and Lisa Pickerall at 92 Brown Road, from R1B to R1A; and two acres owned by Clayton Gardner at 2916 Shepherdsville Road, Hodgenville, from A1 to R1A.

    In other business, Larry Mullins was changed from full-time to part-time 911 dispatcher and Nathaniel Hornback was hired full time.

  • Three arrested on drug charges

    The LaRue County Sheriff’s Office made drug related arrests while attempting to serve a warrant on Tuesday, April 18 at a Hodgenville residence.

    According to the arrests citations, LaRue County Deputy Sheriffs Nick Pruitt and Kevin Bennett responded to a residence on North L and N Turnpike in an attempt to serve a warrant on Annette Enlow, 31, of Hodgenville.

  • Prescription drug take back day

    The Hodgenville Police Department, in partnership with the LaRue County Sheriff’s office, will be teaming up with the Kentucky State Police and the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) to encourage citizens to remove potentially dangerous medicines from their homes and dispose of them safely as part of National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on April 29, 2017.

  • 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.