Local News

  • Santa’s Helpers prepare for holiday

    A local program is hard at work as they plan on helping hundreds of needy families in LaRue County during the holiday season.

    Santa’s Helpers is a local program that provides clothing, food and toys to low-income families and others who are struggling to make ends meet during the holiday season. The program was founded by the late Bobby Morrison in 1966 and it has since been carried on by his wife, Ann “Snookie” Morrison, who now coordinates the program.

  • Cosmetology school to open

    Campbellsville University is opening a new Cosmetology School at the Brockman Center in Hodgenville.

    The Hodgenville salon will be open to the public on March 1, 2016. Applications for students are now being accepted.

    Ten applications will be accepted for each period: February, April, June, August, October and December. Transfer students will be accepted in February. The schedule for the program is full time.

  • ACE Hardware now open
  • LaRue County native stars in TV show

    A LaRue County native will play a part in an Amazon original series show.

  • Big wheels, good cause

    What started as friends getting together to do something fun has transformed into a way to impact the community and raise money to help with different causes. Levi Wooldridge and Jason Newton were watching a show where people were racing big wheels down hill, “We thought that looks like fun, we could do that,” said Wooldridge, “So we got some buddies together and had a race. Every year it just grew and grew, we thought we could really do something cool with this; we could help someone in the community out.”

  • News of Record - November 18, 2015

    Property Transfers

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

    Quitclaim deed, Anita H. Worner to Alvin Ray Worner, Sr., property on Cissal Hill Road.

    Reformation of title, Janet Higgason and Kenneth Wood Higgason, property in Hodgenville, FMV $59,000.

    Bill Sullivan and Jean Sullivan and Tony Sullivan and Sue Sullivan to Charles S. Miller and Amy N. Miller, property in Upton, $5,000.

    Rock Farms, LLC to Matthew Smith, property on Chaudoin Lane, $20,460.

  • History of a log cabin
  • Fire on Stiles Ford Road

    Buffalo Fire department, Hodgenville Fire Department and LaRue County EMS responded to a structure fire at the property of Nile and Ruth Riddle on Stiles Ford Road on Thursday, November 12.

    According to officials, the fire started in a garage and quickly spread due to high winds. Crews worked to quickly extinguish the flames and damage was limited to the garage and a nearby shed. It is not known what caused the fire. No injuries were reported.

  • Packing gifts of hope

    Hodgenville families, churches and groups are not waiting until Thanksgiving Day to express gratitude. Instead, during the week of November 16-23, they are giving back by lovingly packing gifts of joy for children around the world living in extreme poverty or affected by war, disease and natural disaster. For many of these children, it will be the first gift they have ever received.

  • Lost in LaRue - November 18, 2015