Local News

  • 2017 Growing season update

    The 2017 growing season is well underway and, according to LaRue County farmers, corn looks like it has potential for some pretty good yields this year.

  • Experience life saving techniques

    LaRue County emergency medical personnel gave a demonstration of a life-saving mechanical cardio-pulmonary-resuscitation machine to magistrates at the regular meeting of the LaRue County Fiscal Court at the courthouse in Hodgenville July 26.

    EMS Director Mike Cottrell explained that the $8,600 machine could spell the difference in life and death for a patient in cardiac arrest, especially when the ambulance response team might be short on personnel.

  • Wrecker hits tree, barn
  • 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.

    Glenn J. Shoffner to Garnett L. Shoffner and Edwin L. Shoffner aka Eddie Shoffner, property near Magnolia, $5,200.

    Joshua Alan McDowell and Emily Ann McDowell to David Seth Ward and Emily Nicole McCoy, property near Magnolia, $55,000.

    Quitclaim deed, Charline V. Abel to Michael D. Abel, property on Tonieville Road, FMV $195,000.

  • Bennett faces civil complaints

    By Stevie Lowery
    Landmark News Service


    Curtis Bennett of Hodgenville, who was a former Marion County High School teacher and band director, is facing two civil lawsuits regarding two former female students.

  • Former deputy jailer pleads guilty to drug charges

    A former LaRue County Deputy Jailer entered a guilty plea to several drug charges and was sentenced to five years in prison on Wednesday, July 26 in Hardin County Circuit Court.

    Bradley Russell, 43, of Hodgenville pleaded guilty to complicity to first degree trafficking in controlled substance (more than two grams of heroin), complicity to first degree trafficking in controlled substance of hydrocodone (greater than ten dosage units) and complicity to first degree trafficking in controlled substance of oxycodone (greater than ten dosage units.)

  • Trail ride for Christ is August 12-13
  • 2018 Distinguished Young Woman

    This Saturday, in a program beginning at 7 p.m. in LaRue County High School’s auditorium, six LaRue County High School seniors will be seeking the title as the 2018 LaRue County Distinguished Young Woman.

    This year’s participants are Elena Cecil, Marisa Cecil, Jessi O’Bryan, Rachel Sheffer, Madison Eads, and Alexia Trumbo.

  • Healthy Kids Clinic in LaRue Co. Schools

    LaRue County students will receive better and more accessible healthcare in thier schools for the 2017-2018 school year.

  • Revamping the Railsplitter Run

    The Lincoln Days committee is working to revamp one of their signature events, the Railsplitter 5K, and gear it more toward competitive runners.

    In an effort to revive the Railsplitter Run, the Lincoln Days Committee enlisted the help of a LaRue County Runner and triathelete, Carrie Warren.