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  • Hodgenville council approves salary increases

    The Hodgenville City Council voted for a cost of living increase for all city employees, council members and the mayor.

    The salary increase discussion started when Hodgenville Mayor Kenny DeVore brought up a 2017-2018 cost of living increase for all city employees. Employees at the police and water department were proposed to receive a five percent increase and all other employees to receive a one and one-half percent increase.

  • A scout with a vision

    Traffic congestion in front of LaRue County Middle School and on South Lincoln Boulevard is a common sight around 7:30 a.m. during a school day. However, one local boy scout is looking to make the traffic congestion a less common sight.

  • Hodgenville man arrested for abuse/neglect

    A Hodgenville man was arrested on Wednesday, June 7 for reportedly neglecting two senior citizens.

    Phillip B. Bradshaw, 54, of Hodgenville was arrested for two counts of knowingly abuse/neglect of an adult by person. He remains lodged in the LaRue County Detention Center.

  • Conservation: Changing LaRue's landscape

    The first part of this series we looked at the beginnings of conservation in LaRue County, what farming was like in the early 1940s and improvements that were made to farms, some of which are still in place today.

  • News of Record: Property transfers

    Property Transfers

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

    Easement agreement, LaRue Cooperative Fair Association, Inc., having taken title LaRue County Cooperative Fair, Inc. to SBA Towers, LLC, a Florida limited liability Company, no monetary consideration stated.

    Betsy Abell Tucker and Danny F. Rock Co-executors of the will of Cynthia S. Carter to Henry C. Ray and Kelly S. Ray, lots 8, 9, and 10 of the Wildwood Estates Subdivision, $45,750.

  • Kids Zone at the Fair

    Kids will be the focus at a Kids’ Zone at the LaRue County Fair from 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday.

    The zone is sponsored by the LaRue County Public Library.

    “The Kids Zone will be in the air conditioned room off the stage in the Morrison building,” Crystal Packard said.

    The Kids’ Zone will feature play centers set up with blocks, cars, a play house, puppets, coloring center books and more, according to Packard.

  • Hodgenville news - June 7, 2017

    Thought for the week:  Little hugs can dry big tears. Little candles can light the darkness. Little memories can last for years. It’s the little things in life that bring the greatest happiness.

    I can’t believe that it is time for the LaRue County Fair already. I will be entering several items this year. You can bet that we will get rain sometime week of the fair. It never fails.

  • Fiscal court adopts data breech policy

    The LaRue County Fiscal Court adopted a data breach policy during a special called meeting on Friday, June 2

    LaRue County Judge Executive Tommy Turner said the policy is a standard policy from the Kentucky Department of Local Government. The policy is about minimizing the risk of disclosing personal information and setting practical guidelines for effectively responding to security incidents.

  • Bigfoot coming to LaRue

    The LaRue County Public Library will have a Bigfoot presentation at the Hodgenville Civic Center at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, June 23.

    The event is hosted by the LaRue County Public Library and will feature the renowned Charlie Raymond, who is the founder of the Kentucky Bigfoot Research Organization. Raymond has been featured on the History Channel, Animal Planet and the BBC.

    Library Director Dana Jolly said she got the idea from the Spencer County Public Library who told her they had a program with Raymond and it was well attended.

  • Barn revival coming to Magnolia

    Outdoor revivals used to be a fairly common event, however, they don’t happen as often as they once did. Dying out, perhaps, as air conditioning became popular and the need for an open air space was no longer a necessity to host the large crowds gathering for revival.

    For one week, a retired preacher will host one of these unique outdoor spiritual events in his 60 by 70 foot barn located at 3141 Sand Ridge Road in Magnolia.