Local News

  • Students compete in Special Olympics

    The LaRue County High School had their first team ever in the Region 4 Special Olympic games last weekend.

    The games took place at St. Xavier High School in Louisville last Saturday. Four LCHS students and six Hodgenville Elementary School students competed in the event. The games also included a parade of athletes before the races.

  • Hodgenville passes amended license ordinance

    During a special called meeting last Tuesday, the City of Hodgenville passed the second reading of an amended ordinance relating to occupational, trade and professional licenses.

    All council members voted in favor of the ordinance with the exception of councilmember Woodie Handley who was not present at the meeting.

    The annual business license fee is $50. For the occupation license, the fee is 3/4 percent (.75%) of all salaries, wages, commissions and other compensation and net profits earned in the city for work done or services performed in the city.

  • Circle of Friends Relay Team Holds the Record

    Regina Childress, the captain of the Circle of Friends Relay for Life Team from Nationwide Uniform, has seen many Relay for Life events including the venue of the Relay itself. LaRue County’s first several Relays were held at the LCHS football field, then with the new track surface, the ceremony was moved to Hodgenville Elementary School for a few years, and in recent years the event has transitioned to the town square of Hodgenville.

  • Jail log - May 18, 2016

    Bookings at the LaRue County Detention Center from Monday, May 9 to Monday, May 16.

    Raymond Alden Harris II, 40, of Elizabethtown was arrested for a court ordered appearance. He remains lodged in LCDC.

    Monty Dale Hart Jr., 37, of Oneida, Tennessee was arrested for a court ordered appearance. He remains lodged in LCDC.

    Adam Matthews, 28, of Hodgenville was charged with violation of a Kentucky EPO/DVO. He was later released from LCDC on bond.

  • Two vehicle accident on Hwy 84
  • Fallen tree closes cruse road
  • City of Hodgenville declares National police week

    The City of Hodgenville designated the week of May 15-21 as Police Week in the city.

    According to an official statement by Hodgenville Mayor Jenny DeVore, the week is designed to salute the service of law enforcement officers in the community and the communities across the nation.

    The proclamation further states that approximately 900,000 law enforcement officers are currently serving in communities across the United States, including members of the Hodgenville police department.

  • SCRTC is May Rotary Guest
  • Election Results - Reed will face Mills - Stith will face Meredith in November

    Update - Leslie Stith has been declared the winner of the Democratic party nomination for the 5th District State Senate race that includes LaRue County. Stith defeated Ricky Alvey with 52% of the votes with all 95 precincts reporting. Stith's overall vote total was 5,470 votes over Alvey's 4,990 votes. Stith will face Republican candidate Steve Meredith in the November election.


  • Boil water advisory lifted

    The boil water advisory that was issued for several areas in Hodgenville was lifted at 4 p.m. Thursday.