Local News

  • Fiscal Court discusses dog ordinance

    LaRue County’s commercial and non-commercial dog kennel ordinance was the topic of discussion at the monthly fiscal court meeting on August 10.

    Magnolia resident Jane Embry attended the meeting to discuss concerns with the fiscal court about her kennel. Embry operates a special needs kennel for animals at her residence in Magnolia.

  • Juvenile involved in high-speed chase

    A juvenile led police on a high-speed chase Tuesday, August 4 that ended with a wreck on North Lincoln Boulevard in Hodgenville.

    According to police reports, the juvenile was driving a motorcycle when he ran a stop sign and almost caused a collision at the intersection of South Greensburg Street and Hwy 210 in Hodgenville. The juvenile fled on the motorcycle at a high rate of speed when officers attempted to make a traffic stop.

  • News of Record - August 12, 2015

    Property Transfers

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

    Timothy T. Houts to David A. Burba and Lorrie T. Burba, property in Upton, $36,354.

    George Gilpin on behalf of Mary Elizabeth Gilpin as Successor Trustee to Kenneth Young Skaggs and Ruby L. Skaggs, property in Hodgenville, $75,900.

    Joseph R. Cox and Deborah J. Cox to James A. LaRue and Iris. S. LaRue, property in Hodgenville, $45,000.

  • Jail Log - August 12, 2015

    Bookings at the LaRue County Detention Center from Monday, August 3 to Monday August 10.

    George Blanton, 53, of Hodgenville was charged with alcohol intoxication in a public place, possession of alcoholic beverage container in a motor vehicle and failure to notify address change. He was later released from LCDC on bond.

    Justin L. Borders, 27, of Hodgenville was charged with third degree burglary, theft by unlawful taking and two counts of first-degree criminal mischief. He was later released from LCDC on bond.

  • Spreading good news in Dominican Republic

    Hodgenville’s First Baptist Church put the Great Commission into action as several members recently returned from the church’s third mission trip to the Dominican Republic.

    “We’re one of several churches from Alabama, Mississippi, Arkansas, and Kentucky that send teams there,” said Dr. Paul Richey, senior pastor.

  • News of Record - Inspections - August 12, 2105

    The following food sanitation inspections were conducted by the LaRue County Health Center.

    Abraham Lincoln Elementary, 2101 Lincoln Farm Rd., Hodgenville, March 4, 96, garbage machine spewing waste product onto floor. Follow up score, 100.

    Arrowhead Archery and BBQ, 195 Lee Oak Dr., Hodgenville, Feb. 24, 95, thermometer missing in refrigerator, inside of microwave unclean, miscellaneous items in food service area.

    Bullfrogs & Butterflies CDC, 623 Tanner Road, Hodgenville, May 27, 100.

  • Lost in LaRue - August 12, 2015
  • Wreck on Hwy 210
  • House fire on Bud’s Lake Road

    Firefighters were called to the scene of a house fire at the 300 block of Bud’s Lake Road August 5 at approximately 2:30 p.m. Magnolia and Buffalo fire departments responded as well as LaRue County EMS. The fire was fully evolved by the time fire fighters arrived on the scene. Authorities believe lightning to be the cause of the fire. The residence was unoccupied and no injuries were reported. 

  • LaRue County ECTC Students Win Top Medals

    Several Elizabethtown Community and Technical College students from LaRue County won national recognition at the SkillsUSA national competition in Louisville, Kentucky this summer. The competition brings the nation’s best students in their respective fields together for a strenuous and high level competition.