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Local News

  • LaRue Co. native joins US Rep. Comer's staff

    LaRue County native Kaity Wolfe has joined Kentucky U.S. Representative James Comer’s staff as part of his team in Washington D.C.

    Wolfe is working as the office manager and scheduler for Comer.

    Wolfe, a native of LaRue County, graduated from LaRue County High School in 2010.

    Wolfe graduated from Campbellsville University in 2014 where she was very involved, serving as vice-president of the Student Government Association.

  • Complaint leads to meth arrests, endangering children

    Three people were arrested and one was cited for possession of a controlled substance and first-degree endangerment of a child on Tuesday, February 21 when The LaRue County Sheriff’s Office responded to a complaint of meth trafficking at a residence on Polley Avenue in Hodgenville.

  • Hodgenville woman sentenced for embezzling over $540,000

    The former bookkeeper of an Elizabethtown health provider was sentenced this week to 12 months and one day in prison and ordered to pay $541,224.88 in restitution by Senior Judge Thomas B. Russell, for embezzling funds through wire fraud announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

    Jeanne E. Goodsell, of Hodgenville was charged in a seven count criminal information, on May 8, 2015 and entered a guilty plea to all charges on June 4, 2015.

  • Former BFD Chief Wendell Perkins indicted for abuse of public trust

    Former Buffalo Fire Chief Wendell Perkins has been indicted by the LaRue County Grand Jury for abuse of public trust less than $10,000.

    According to the indictment, Perkins committed the offense by using funds belonging to the Buffalo Fire Department to pay for automotive related expenditures for non-department vehicles. The indictment further reads that the allegations happened sometime between January 1, 2012 and December 31, 2015 while Perkins was chief of the Buffalo Fire Department.

  • Woman injured in fire
  • Relay for Life is ready for spring

         With spring just around the corner, LaRue County’s Relay for Life is busier than ever with various fundraisers and plans for the 6th Annual Survivor Dinner.

  • Jail log - February 22

    Bookings at the LaRue County Detention Center from Friday, February 10 to Friday, February 17

    Leanne N. Bailey, 34, of Hodgenville, fourth degree assault.

    Mark J. Baumgardner, 28, of Hodgenville, first degree possession of a controlled substance (cocaine).

    Matthew Dickerson, 43, of New Haven, possession of marijuana, drug paraphernalia and license to be in possession.

  • Local woman arrested after accident
  • Ethics training scheduled for city

    The first ever ethics training for all employees of the City of Hodgenville will be held next month.

    Mitchell Key, Chair of the Hodgenville Ethics Commission, said the commission will have a first ever ethics training session for all city officials, employees and board members of any city appointed board. The training session will be at 6 p.m. on Monday, March 13 at City Hall.

  • Public comments sought for LCS facility plan

    The LaRue County Board of Education and the LaRue County Schools Local Planning Committee will have a second public forum this week to give LaRue Countians a chance to input their comments about the district’s facility plan.

    The public forum will be held at 5:30 p.m. this Wednesday, February 22 at the LaRue County High School Media Center. A public forum was also held on February 15, but no one from the public attended the meeting.