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Local News

  • Gotta catch a what?

    A new game phenomenon is sweeping the nation and LaRue County is no exception.

  • Missing man arrested

    A man that was originally reported as missing has now been charged with auto theft and theft by unlawful taking.

  • Embry case goes to trial

    A LaRue County woman who is charged with more than 100 counts of animal cruelty has been scheduled for a bench trial later this year.

    Jane Embry 57, of Magnolia is charged with 102 counts of animal cruelty. She appeared in court last Wednesday for a pretrial conference and a bench trial has been set for December 6 in LaRue County District Court.

  • Gentry named Mother of the Year

    The 2016 Mother of the Year is Phyllis Gentry of Hodgenville.

    Gentry was announced as Mother of the Year before the beef show at the AGstravaganza event on Monday, July 18 at the LaRue County Fairgrounds. The Mother of the Year is sponsored by the LaRue County Extension Homemaker organization. Homemaker President Patsy Thomas presented Gentry with an engraved tray from the LaRue County Extension Homemakers.

  • AGstravaganza continues this week

    The annual LaRue County Farm Bureau AGstravaganza started on Monday and will continue throughout the rest of the week at the LaRue County Fairgrounds in Hodgenville.

    The beef shows took place on Monday and the goat shows continued on Tuesday. The events throughout the rest of the week include a wide variety of shows and contests. Wednesday events include the floral hall, 4-H exhibits, an agriculture display and open crop exhibits all starting at 10 a.m. The 4-H poultry show will take place at 4 p.m.

  • Birthplace Centennial

    Hundreds of people attended the Centennial Celebration last weekend for the Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Park in Hodgenville.

    Stacey Humphreys, Chief of Interpretation and Resource Management at the park, said they had more than 1,100 visitors to the park last weekend for the Centennial event.

  • A presidential conversation

    Imagine sitting in on the conversation between three presidents from different eras; all staying in the same place and congregating at the same breakfast table. Owners of All the Way Plumb Bed and Breakfast, Mike and Kay Smith had that experience, though they weren’t the actual presidents, it was pretty close.

  • Boil water advisory lifted

    The boil water advisory has been lifted for residents who live on Forresta Court in Hodgenville.

  • Missing man found safe

    UPDATE - Casey Cain was found safe in Hardin County. We will update you when we have more information.

    Local police are searching for a missing Hardin County man.

    According to the LaRue County Sheriff’s Office, a missing person report has been filed in their office for Casey Cain, 30, of Elizabethtown. He was last seen in LaRue County on Tuesday, July 12 at a residence on Weldon Loop Road in Upton.

  • Boil water advisory issued

    The City of Hodgenville has issued a boil water advisory for residents on Forresta Court. The advisory was issued because of a fire hydrant installation. All residents who live on Forresta Court are advised to boil all water used for drinking and cooking until further notice.