Local News

  • Job description reviewed for Red Hill Cemetery

    The Red Hill Cemetery Commission reviewed an employee’s job description at their quarterly meeting on Monday, January 9.

    The commission, which is made up of the Hodgenville City Council, reviewed the job description for a sexton, which is the office of the person or persons who are in charge of a cemetery.

  • News of Record

    Property Transfers

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

    Glenn Hawkins and Lisa Hawkins to Kevin Wissing and Christina R. Wissing, tract 1 of the Glenn and Lisa Hawkins Agricultural Division, $261,500.

    Clifford Alan Circle and Tammy Lynn Circle to Clarence Ray Riggs and Beth Ann Riggs, tract 1 of the Riggs Agricultural Division, $18,600.

  • Accident on Lincoln Parkway
  • New family court proposed for LaRue

    LaRue County could have a new family court if the current Kentucky judicial redistricting plan is passed in the state legislature.

    Chief Justice of Kentucky John D. Minton Jr. recently introduced the first judicial redistricting plan for the first time in decades. The plan calls for LaRue County to keep two district court judges and two circuit court judges. However, a family court judge has been proposed to be added to serve in LaRue, Hart and Nelson Counties.

  • Fiscal Court discusses snow removal

    LaRue County Judge-executive Tommy Turner and county magistrates discussed the pros and cons of contracting snow-removal from county roads as LaRue County Fiscal Court met at the courthouse in Hodgenville December 29, 2016.

    Turner said after last year when two heavy snows within a week of each other covered county roads, some people asked him why the county didn’t have a plan in place for contracting snow removal instead of depending on volunteers to augment county equipment.

  • Vehicle crashed into LaRue Co. Church

    A Buffalo teen was injured after hitting a church late on Monday night off of KY 210, a Taylor County Sheriff’s Office report said.

    Campbellsville/Taylor County EMS took Brendan E. Aubrey, 17, to Taylor Regional Hospital with minor injuries, the report said.

    According to the report, at approximately 11:20 p.m., Aubrey, who was driving a 2002 Chevrolet Silverado, was driving east on KY 210 near the Taylor County line when he lost control while rounding a curve.

  • Code enforcement discussed by council

    The Hodgenville City Council discussed several items in their monthly meeting on Monday, including utility franchise agreements and creating a code enforcement board.

    LG&E Franchise Agreement

    The council once again discussed the LG&E franchise agreement with the city after the issue was introduced during the regular meeting last month. Representatives with LG&E and KU attended the meeting to answer any questions about the franchise agreement before the council made any decisions.

  • Hodgenville man arrested for trafficking in Marijuana

    A Hodgenville man was arrested on Wednesday, February 8 for trafficking in marijuana when deputies found marijuana at a residence on Carter Brothers Road.

    According to authorities, while serving papers, in late January, at the residence of Kristopher D. Brown, 32, of Hodgenville, LaRue County Deputy Sheriff Nick Pruitt stated he could smell the odor of marijuana coming from the residence.

  • Motorcyclist led police on high-speed chase

    A Buffalo man led police on a high-speed chase Sunday, February 12, reaching speeds of over 100 mph.

    According to the Hodgenville Police Department, Bobby Fisher, 33, of Buffalo was observed on a motorcycle coming from Lincoln Farm Road turning left onto the Lincoln Parkway. The motorcycle was reportedly very loud and was observed to have taken off very fast.

  • Fiscal court rejects sign ordinance again

    By a 3-2 vote, LaRue County Fiscal Court magistrates meeting at the courthouse in Hodgenville February 14 once again rejected an ordinance restricting commercial signs placed in the viewshed area along Lincoln Parkway, U.S. 31-E between Hodgenville and Bardstown, and U.S. 61 from Hodgenville to Lincoln’s birthplace.