Local News

  • Man injured in motorcycle accident
  • Fire on Talley Oak Hill Road
  • March building permits

    Date      Applicant             Address               Type

    3/2/2017              Nick Pickerell     258 Ennis Mill Rd.             Addition

  • News of record - April 12, 2017

    Property Transfers

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

    Cravens aka Charles Cravens and Kathy Turner Cravens aka Kathy Cravens to Kathy Turner Cravens, property in Hodgenville, FMV $190,000.

    Opal Wise by and through her guardian Tracy Bush to Barbara Yoder, property in LaRue County, $140,800.

    Dewey Stillwell to Janice D. Haycraft, tract 1 and 2 of Dewey Stillwell Agricultural Division, $150,000.

  • Harmon Releases Audit of LaRue County Sheriff’s Tax Settlement

    State Auditor Mike Harmon today released the audit of the sheriff’s settlement — 2015 taxes for LaRue County Sheriff Russell McCoy. State law requires the auditor to annually audit the accounts of each county sheriff. In compliance with this law, the auditor issues two sheriff’s reports each year: one reporting on the audit of the sheriff’s tax account, and the other reporting on the audit of the fee account used to operate the office.

  • Two injured in bizarre accident
  • Accident on Lincoln Parkway
  • Accident on Lincoln boulevard - April 5, 2017

    The Hodgenville Police Department responded to a two vehicle accident on Friday, March 31 at the intersection of South Lincoln Boulevard and West Forest Avenue.

    Authorities said a 2003 Ford Explorer Sport truck driven by Rigoberto Rosas-Herrera of Hodgenville was rear-ended by a 1994 Ford F-150 driven by Shirley Handley of Hodgenville. No one was injured in the accident. Hodgenville Police Sergeant James Richardson was in charge of the investigation and he said Herrera will likely be summoned to court for driving without an operator’s license at a later date.

  • Big changes - Hodgenville 200 book

    As progress and time race along at break-neck-speed it’s easy to forget it wasn’t too long ago things looked very different in LaRue County. Just in the 1940s, a mere 70 years ago, teams of mules were used to farm. Cane was cut by hand to make molasses and horse drawn wagons were still a common sight. Here you will find some photos that were featured in a Looking Back at LaRue edition from 2001.

  • 2nd Annual benefit pull this weekend

    The 2nd annual pull for Ronnie and Mike is this Saturday, April 1 at the LaRue County Fairgrounds in Hodgenville.

    The event is held in memory of LaRue Countians Ronnie Chaudion and Mike Coffey who were lifelong truck and tractor pullers. There will also be a memorial balloon launch during the pull to remember them and other pullers who have passed away.