Local News

  • 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.

  • AGstravaganza is this week

    The annual AGstravaganza, set for Wednesday, July 29, through Saturday, Aug. 1, at the LaRue County Fairgrounds, will give visitors an opportunity to come out to the county fairgrounds and experience what 400 county farmers do to produce and sell more than $41 million annually in crops and livestock.

    Extension Agent David Harrisson said the free event will have something for everyone to enjoy.

  • Justice prepares to move on

    The superintendent of the Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Park is looking back on his time spent at the park after recently accepting a position at Vicksburg National Military Park.

    Bill Justice has been the superintendent at the Lincoln Birthplace National Park since August 2011. He recently accepted the position as superintendent of Vicksburg National Military Park after serving as the interim superintendent at the park in February. He will officially take over the Vicksburg position in August.

  • Work Matters


    The Lincoln Trail region has much to celebrate in workforce and economic development.

    Communities throughout our eight-county region are welcoming new employers and seeing existing employers expand. Businesses like Metalsa in Elizabethtown, Itsuwa in Bardstown, Karbec in Hodgenville and Hendrickson in both Elizabethtown and Lebanon have decided our region is the place to invest and create jobs.

  • Disabled ministry event coming to LaRue


    An outreach event for disabled people will take place at the LaRue County Fairgrounds in Hodgenville on September 26 from 3 to 7 p.m.

    Luke 14 Day is an event for people with disabilities and it’s designed to make them an honored guest at the event. Luke 14 Day will feature a county fair theme that includes farm animals, hay rides, games, crafts and other booths. The event will also feature several speakers and special music by those who are disabled.

  • Woman arrested on 43 warrants

    The LaRue County Sheriff’s Department arrested a woman on July 20 who had 43 warrants for her arrest and had been on the run for several months.

  • Man arrested for cultivating Marijuana

    The LaRue County Sheriff’s Department arrested a Nelson County man for cultivating marijuana after a two month investigation.

    According to LaRue County Sheriff Russell McCoy, Joseph Height, 55, of Bardstown was arrested on July 21 for cultivating marijuana and criminal mischief after they recieved information that he was growing marijuana on a neighbor’s property in LaRue County. Once officers arrived, Height noticed the officers and attmepted to flee on foot. After a short pursuit, officers apprehended the suspect.

  • Buffalo man seriously injured in motocycle accident

    A local man was seriously injured in a motorcycle accident on July 18

    According to the LaRue County Sheriff’s Department, Tim Underwood, 57, of Buffalo was traveling southbound on Bardstown Road in New Haven when he drifted off the roadway and lost control of his mototrcycle.

    Underwood was flown from the scene to the University of Lousiville Hospital where he was treated for life threatening injuries. At the time of publication, Deputy Sheriff Robbie Brownfield said that Underwood is in stable condition.