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  • Accident at Lincoln Parkway and Hwy 84
  • 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.

  • News of record - February 15, 2017

    Property Transfers

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

    James Gregory Whitlock Estate by Ashley Rigdon and Jacob Andrew Whitlock, co-executors, to Andrew D. Holbert, tract one of the James Gregory Whitlock Estate agricultural division, $83,600.

    James Gregory Whitlock Estate by Ashley Rigdon and Jacob Andrew Whitlock, co-executors, to Lydia L. Whitlock, property on Hwy 61, $71,500.

  • Jail log - February 15, 2017

    Bookings at the LaRue County Detention Center from Friday, February 3 to Friday, February 10

    Prestin Reed Sneew, 23, of Jamestown, speeding 26 mph, drug paraphernalia and possession of a controlled substance (cocaine.)

    Brittany Paige Garvin, 28, of Hodgenville, possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine) and drug paraphernalia.

    Tussie K. Harper, 25, of Hodgenville, serving bench warrant.

    Michael K. Caffee, 37, of Hodgenville, receiving stolen property, possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

  • I don't need your rocking chair

    After spending 25 years working for one business, most people would be ready and willing to retire and spend the remainder of their lives waking and sleeping on their own schedule.

    But not the Gardner boys. Like his brother Arlie who in his mid eighties continues to work, so Clarence Gardner, Jr., after delivering for Kerns bread for 25 years, has completed another 21 years and counting as a Walmart employee.

  • Food inspections

    August - September

    Arrowhead Archery and BBQ, 195 Lee Oak Dr., 99, serving plates and bowls not turned upside down.

    Hardee’s, 101 Lincoln Farm Road, 97, wiping cloths lacked adequate sanitizer amount, inside of microwaves unclean, storage rack above dish washing station unclean.

    LaRue County Middle School, 911 S. Lincoln Blvd., 95, dented can (corrected immediately), unclean utensil stored as clean; 99 upon follow up.

  • Awards given at Extension Banquet

    The LaRue County Extension Office gave out two awards at their banquet on Monday, January 30 to an individual and organization that have contributed a lot to the county and the extension office.

    The Bobby McDowell Award of Excellence was presented to Joy Decker. According to the records, she started volunteering with 4-H over 32 years ago. Other accomplishments are:

    She started the 4-H Rabbit Club and continues to serve as the club leader

    She has helped other counties start rabbit clubs and has worked to help members from other counties.

  • News of Record

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

    Quitclaim deed, Melissa Hall (fka Melissa Clark) and John Hall to Douglas S. Finlay and Kelly V. Finlay, property on Edlin Road, FMV $28,000.

    Justin C. Stinnett to Micah Lee McMillion and Jessica Lynn McMillion, lot # 3 of Westdale Acres, $119,900.

    Ida Jo Bowling successor trustee under the the Robert W. Hummer Revocable Living Trust to Seth Hummer, property in LaRue County, FMV $62,000.

  • Hodgenville news - March 22, 2017

    Thought for the week: When life seems difficult, follow the P.U.S.H acronym. Pray, Until, Something, Happens.

    Last Saturday, we attended the 90th birthday celebration of my Aunt Beulah LaFollette Jackson. It was a good turnout and I enjoyed seeing 10 out of 21 cousins.

    Woo Hoo Kentucky Wildcats advanced to Sweet 16!!! They will be playing UCLA on Friday night. Sure is sad that DISH customers haven’t been able to see the ballgames due to WLKY removing channel 32 the first of the month.

  • LaRue Co. native singing in Pigeon Forge theatre

    Singing comes naturally to Betsy Kay Perkins.

    After all, her mother, Phyllis Ann Perkins, her father, Doyt Perkins, and her grandfather, Clyde Benningfield, all sang in gospel quartets and instilled in her that love of singing. She has sung in gospel groups, has performed at Dollywood and several stage shows throughout Kentucky.

    Her newest singing engagement, at Biblical Times Dinner Theater in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, came as an indirect result of her pursuit of gospel singing.