Local News

  • Fundraising calendar - April 6, 2016

    Buffalo Fire and Rescue

    The Buffalo Fire and Rescue have a free 8x10 professional color family portrait for a donation of $25 or more. A representative from Parish Promotions will go door to door in the coverage area with an I.D. to collect and give out receipts. Buffalo Fire and Rescue is asking for $25 or more to help with purchasing turnout gear.

    All Relay for Life Teams

    Annual Roadblocks on Saturday, April 16 at McDonald’s Intersection and Rite Aid Intersection

    Relay for Life – Parkway Peeps

  • Jail Log - March 30, 2016

    Bookings at the LaRue County Detention Center from Monday, March 21 to Monday, March 28

    Jessica Rene Benningfield, 35, Hodgenville was charged with fourth degree assault, second degree hindering prosecution or apprehension, menacing and second degree disorderly conduct. She remains lodged in the LaRue County Detention Center on bond.

  • Glen Rice concert is April 15

    The Glen Rice, Family and Friends musical concert series will perform at the Hardin County Schools Performing Arts Center in Elizabethtown at 7 p.m. on April 15.

    The show will feature Glen Rice and several other musicians including Kelly Casey, Clinton Spaulding, Amy Downs, Josh McMillen, Camille Turner, Amanda Hightower, Sarah Edwards, Jeremy Nalley, Glen Williams, Jon Spratt, Lou Bingham, Larry Denham and Ron Browning.

    Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. A portion of the proceeds will go to charitable causes.

  • Fiscal Court discusses road program

    The LaRue County Fiscal Court unanimously passed the rural secondary road recommendations at their meeting on Tuesday, March 22.

  • LaRue Co. Conservation District Awards

    The annual LaRue County Conservation District Award Banquet was held on March 3 to recognize the winning students and teachers of the LaRue County Conservation Writing and Jim Claypool Art Contest. The LaRue County Conservation District would like to thank their following sponsors in the community who participated in the recognition banquet: Magnolia Bank, McDowell Farm Machinery, Southern States, Crop Production Services and Lincoln National Bank. Crop Production Services, Southern States, Magnolia Bank, David Shelton and Maureen Shelton provided doorprizes for the attending crowd.

  • Long before Lincoln

    It is difficult to imagine prehistoric LaRue County. The county’s claim to fame lies with being the birthplace of the 16th president of the United States, Abraham Lincoln. But what if there were more to LaRue’s history than meets the eye? What if there was evidence of prehistoric man in LaRue County? Sure, one may find arrowheads around creeks and riverbanks, but to a stone structure that measures nearly three hundred feet long is not expected.

  • Cancer Survivor Dinner

    As part of the upcoming Relay for Life in June, the LaRue County Relay for Life Leadership Team is busily preparing for their Fifth Annual Cancer Survivor Dinner which will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 12 at First Baptist Church Hodgenville gym.

    Kathy Ross, Relay for Life Survivor Chair, said the event continues to grow each year.

  • Spring search planned for Key

    Another massive search has been planned as crews and volunteers search the Rolling Fork River for a LaRue County man who has been missing for several months.

    Search coordinator and Buffalo Fire Chief Troy Wilmoth said the search for Michael Key, 31 of Hodgenville will take place on Saturday, April 9. He is asking anyone interested in volunteering to meet at a grass pull-off area at 8 a.m. near the intersection of Wayne Ennis Road and Highway 84 in Howardstown.

  • Remembering... J.D. Watts
  • Bicycle trail marked through LaRue County

    Along familiar roads throughout LaRue County, people may notice new signs marking the United States Bike Route 76.

    According to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, the United States Bike Route (USBR) 76 travels through multiple districts in Kentucky.