Local News

  • 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. 

  • Local police warn of loose livestock

    The LaRue County Sheriff’s Office is warning owners about their responsibility if their livestock break out of fencing and block roadways.

  • Picking up trash for cash

    The LaRue County Solid Waste Department is launching the second Trash for Cash program in the county, which will give groups a chance to pick up litter and receive money for it.

    The trash for cash program is a statewide program that started in 2015. County and city governments across Kentucky have used state grant funding to pay non-profit organizations for each mile of roadway they clean up. Other businesses and organizations that are not non-profit, can donate their Trash for Cash cleanup proceeds to a non-profit organization of their choice.

  • Local woman arrested after accident
  • Nationwide hosts job fair
  • Spring burning ban in effect

    LaRue County Emergency Management is reminding people about the statewide burning restrictions for the spring forest fire season.

    The law prohibits any person to burn between the daylight hours of 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. It began on February 15 and lasts until April 30 and it is in effect for every county in Kentucky.