Local News

  • Upton Council approves bid process

    The Upton City Council held their monthly meeting July 21.Business included in the meeting was the need to advertise for bids to paving several city streets.

    The council agreed that a portion of College Street and Hill Street needed to be repaved. The council unanimously approved to advertise for bids for the project. Upton Mayor Melissa Smith said that she will contact several businesses that provide those services and will advertise the notice for bids in local newspapers so they can have several quotes to consider at the August council meeting.

  • Man arrested for assault

    A Hodgenville man was arrested for fourth-degree assault on July 22 after police responded to a complaint on South Greensburg Street in Hodgenville.

  • High-speed chase leads to arrest

    A local man was arrested July 22 after allegedly leading police on a two-county chase, with speeds reportedly exceeding 100 mph.

    Hodgenville Police said Officer Eddie Dockery was on patrol near North Lincoln Boulevard and Hamilton Acres when he spotted a white 2015 Chevrolet C/K 3500 driven traveling south on North Lincoln at a high rate of speed.

    When the truck then turned onto Hwy 3204, Dockery noted the driver almost hit another vehicle head-on.

  • LaRue County Court Indictments

    Twelve people were indicted by a LaRue County grand jury July 20.

    Sherman Ellis III (1975) of Hodgenville was indicted for failure to comply with a sex offender registry, second or more offense, and for being a persistent felony offender. Bail was set at $9,500 cash only.

  • Lost in LaRue - July 29, 2015
  • Brownfield obtains auctioneer license

    J.E. Bramblett Principal Broker of RE/MAX Executive Group, Inc.

    in Elizabethtown Ky. recently announced Greg Brownfield has

    obtained his Apprentice Auctioneers License. Greg attended the Kentucky

    Auction Academy in Bowling Green Ky. in June 2015.

    Brownfield will hold his license with RE/MAX Group Auctioneers Inc. in Elizabethtown. Greg has been licensed in real estate for 15 years.

  • Campbellsville honors LaRue teachers


    Campbellsville University recently honored several teachers in the LaRue County School District by awarding the Campbellsville University Excellence in Teaching Award at the Ransdell Chapel on the CU campus.

    The Excellence in Teaching Award recipients include the following with their superintendent listed first:

    LaRue County School System, Sam Sanders, superintendent; Laura Marie Kudrna, Hodgenville Elementary School; Seronia Ann Hudson, LaRue County Middle School; and Amy Jo South of LaRue County High School.

  • Trooper Island Camp celebrates 50 years


    Trooper Island, a free summer camp operated by the Kentucky State Police, is observing its 50th anniversary this year by doing what it does best by providing a fun, life-changing experience for underprivileged children from throughout the state.

    Located on Dale Hollow Lake in Clinton County, the 34.5 acre island hosts around 700 campers each summer. It is estimated that more than 25,000 boys and girls between 10 and 12 years old have attended the program since 1965.

  • Cruse completes chlorine training


    Daniel Cruse completed a chlorine safety and training seminar on June 18 in Bardstown.

    The training will help keep Hodgenville safe in water related emergencies. Cruse is a water treatment plant operator at the Hodgenville Water Treatment Plant.

    The training instructs water treatment workers to use emergency repair kits to shut down and repair leaks in chlorine storage cylinders.

  • News of Record, July 29 2015

    Property Transfers

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

    Tim L. Aulbach and Teresa D. Aulbach to Gary L. Rice and Brigitte V. Rice, tract 5 of Tim Aulbach property $25.000.

    Charles W. Robinson and Anneliese Robinson to Phyllisteen W. Caulk and James Paul Caulk, property on road from Hibernia to Attilla, $73,000.

    Barney Horton and Betty Horton to Dean Hornback and Kelly Hornback, tract 3 of John Howell agricultural division, $17,500.