Local News

  • News of Record: Property transfers

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

    Lile James West aka Lile J. West and Peggy West to David W. Cundiff and Barbara J. Cundiff, property in White City, $25,000.

    Bomar Lee Chaudoin and Carolyn Jean Chaudoin to Monica L. Underwood, lot one of Bomar and Carol Chaudoin Subdivision, $16,775.

    Bomar Lee Chaudoin and Carolyn Jean Chaudoin to Bomar Lee Chaudoin and Carolyn Jean Chaudoin, lot 2 of Bomar and Carol Chaudoin Subdivision, FMV $15,000.

  • News of Record: Marriages

    The following marriage license have been issued in LaRue County.

    Nina Nicole Finch, 35, and Joshua Thomas Wheeler, 33, both of Upton.

    Aaron Dwayne Butterworth, 35, and Jenee Rae Burd, 33, both of Buffalo.

    Amanda Lorraine Ford, 33, and Christopher Leo Hite, Jr., 36, both of Hodgenville.

    Shannon Gilbert Ray, 45, of Hodgenville and Aleshia Gayle New, 32, of Vine Grove.

    Pamela Fay Skaggs, 53, and Willie Edward Humphrey, 59, both of Magnolia.

  • Map the meal gap shows the real picture

    While we may not like to admit it, hunger is everywhere, in every single community, including LaRue County.

    While the economy has been improving, food insecurity and poverty remain higher than before the Great Recession of 2008 began. And while food insecurity rates have declined, the millions of people still facing hunger could be falling further behind.

  • Campbellsville University to present ‘Shrek the Musical’

    Campbellsville University’s Theater Department, Town Hall Productions and Sunlit Moments Photography will present “Shrek the Musical” June 30-July 4 in Russ Mobley Theater, 114 University Drive, Campbellsville.

    The play will be performed Friday, June 30; Saturday, July 1 and Monday, July 3, all at 7 p.m.; Sunday, July 2 at 2:30 p.m. and Monday, July 4 at 6 p.m.

    A synopsis of the play, according to Broadway.com, follows:

  • Firefighters respond to field fire

    LaRue County Fire and Rescue were called out to the scene of a field fire on Harned-McCubbins Road on Monday, June 26, around 4:30 p.m. Approximately 3 acres were burned with no structural damage or injuries reported. Buffalo Fire Department and Hodgenville Fire Department also assisted in extinguishing the fire. 

  • LaRue County Bootleg

    Elder Moses Akin was a legend in this region. He was an evangelist whose reputation went before him and often that reputation wasn’t always a clean one. However, that did not stop hundreds and sometimes thousands of people from coming out to hear the word from “Mose.”

  • LaRue County Bootleg: Original 1925 Moses Akin Article

    Exerpt from The Herald News, Hodgneville, LaRue County , Kentucky, Thursday, October 1, 1925



    The old saying that where there is smoke there is some fire, is true in many ways. The vivid memory of Moses Akin, the evangelist, in minds of such a large number of people, forty years after his death, and the continued quoting from his store of natural wit, is proof conclusive that he towered above most men of his time whose names are never heard or known of all of forty years after death.

  • Hall Gaddie Road bridge to close

    A bridge on Hall Gaddie Road near Brooks Road in Buffalo will be removed and replaced.

    LaRue County Assistant Road Supervisor David Wood said construction will begin on Monday, June 26 and will take three days or longer depending on the weather. He said signs will be posted on both sides of the bridge to let people know of the closing.

  • News of Record

    Property Transfers

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

    Bobby Gene McDowell and Essie McDowell to Gary Gene McDowell and Regina Mae McDowell, property in LaRue County, FMV $150,000.

    Stephen K. Clyde aka Steve Clyde and Sue Ann Clyde to Larry Wayne Taylor and Bonnie Louise Taylor, lot 12 of Clearview Estates, $121,000.

    Mary Regina Grigsby to Sherry Regina Cox and Wiliam Edward Grigsby, Jr., property in LaRue County, $40,000.

  • Guthrie to visit LaRue

    Congressman Brett Guthrie is coming to Hodgenville to meet with LaRue Countians on Monday, June 19 at 10 a.m. in the community room on the square in downtown Hodgenville.

    The meeting, which he refers to as his public office hours, is the first for Guthrie this summer as he plans on travelling to all 21 counties that he represents in the Second District of the U.S. House of Representatives.