Local News

  • Goodtime Cruisers begins this weekend

    The Goodtime Cruisers club brings back their classic car show or ‘cruise-in’ to downtown Hodgenville this coming Saturday, April 16.

    The club hosts the event every third Saturday of each month, April through October, closing the streets surrounding the historical square with over 100 cars participating.

  • Vehicle fire at local store
  • Stacked graves now allowed at Red Hill Cemetery

    Red Hill Cemetery Commission members, meeting at Hodgenville City Hall April 11, developed a fee policy for grave plot owners who wish to double stack a grave.

      In the case of a double stacked, or double depth grave, the first grave on the site is dug to a depth to ensure that the first vault can have another vault stacked vertically on top of it and still have the minimum required amount of earth on top of the upper vault lid.

  • Jail Log - April 6, 2016

    Bookings at the LaRue County Detention Center from Monday,

    March 28 to Monday, April 4.

    William T. Bartley, 57, of Bardstown was charged with trafficking in Marijuana. He remains lodged in LCDC on bond. Arresting agency was Hodgenville Police Department.

    Derrick Bowen, 30, of Hodgenville was charged with first-degree wanton endangerment. He was released from LCDC on bond. Arresting agency was the LaRue County Sheriff’s Department.

  • Parkway Peeps - The New Kids on the block for Relay

    When Rita Thompson’s father was diagnosed with liver cancer in 2007, she began to ease her way into Relay for Life. Then when her husband was diagnosed with cancer and even Rita herself in 2016, she knew she had to step up.

  • Single vehicle accident on Tanner Road
  • Meth, organized crime ring

    Six people who were indicted for their involvement in a methamphetamine organized crime ring appeared in LaRue County Circuit Court last Friday.

    The six people were indicted by the LaRue County Grand Jury in October 2015. According to the indictments, the six people participated in an organized crime ring between August 2014 and September 2015. The indictments further state that those indicted were responsible for the distribution of crystal methamphetamine in LaRue, Nelson and Hardin Counties.

  • Prehistoric LaRue County

    It doesn’t look like much to the average eye; a pile of rocks that stretches approximately 300 feet across the top of a LaRue County ridge. A spring pours over a rock ledge 40 feet to the rocks below, just down hill from the site.

    It’s a strenuous climb up a steep hillside to the top. Loose rocks and muddy terrain render the climb nearly impossible. It makes one wonder: Why was this place chosen for such a large and permanent structure?

  • Memories of park sparks theme for Lincoln Days

    A theme has been chosen for the 2016 Lincoln Days Celebration and it comes as no surprise that the theme focuses on the Centennial of the Abraham Lincoln National Historic Park, which is located in LaRue County.

  • Can’t stay cool at this pool

    The City of Hodgenville will keep their public pool closed for 2016.

    The pool is located at the LaRue County Parks and Recreation Center on City Park Road in Hodgenville. The pool operated on a limited schedule in 2013 and 2014 before being permanently closed in 2015.