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  • Five LaRue boys attend Sheriff’s Ranch

    Five LaRue County boys attended the annual Kentucky Sheriff’s Boys and Girls Ranch last month as the summer camping program officially opened to campers for their 41st season.

    The LaRue County boys who attended the Sheriff’s Ranch on June 26 through July 1 were Jonathan Mattingly, Aaron Foley, Jariah Rogers, Ty Tedder and Cody Love. The camp runs throughout June and July, serving both boys and girls during alternating weeks, throughout the camp season.

  • Jail log - July 6, 2016

    Bookings at the LaRue County Detention Center from Monday, June 27 to Monday, July 4

    Bryan Aldrich, 33 was charged with first degree disorderly conduct and violation of a Kentucky EPO/DVO. He was later released from LCDC.

    Sarah Butler, 28, of Upton was charged with theft by unlawful taking under $500. She remains lodged in LCDC.

    James Galloway, 33, of Upton was charged with flagrant non support. He remains lodged in LCDC.

    William J. Glover, 45, of Elkhorn was charged with fourth degree assault. He remains lodged in LCDC.

  • Man falls asleep at wheel hits truck pulling boat
  • Turner appointed to newly formed council

    LaRue County Judge Executive Tommy Turner was recently appointed to the newly formed Criminal Justice Policy Assessment Council.

  • Vehicle fire on Wayne Ennis Road
  • Accident on Aetna Furnace Road
  • News of Record

    Property Transfers

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

    Tommy G. Sadberry, Jr. to Addison M. Chapman and Jamie E. Chapman, property on Harned McCubbins Road, $153,000.

    Brian K. Carlisle and Anissa Carlisle to Wesley W. Owens and Stacy D. Owens, property on Youngers Creek Road, $330,000.

    Toby Loyall and Ali E. Loyall to Kathryn McDowell, lot one, phase one of Pearman Estates, $230,000.

  • Driver's license clarification

    The driver’s license information in the June 15 issue of the LaRue County Herald News was incorrect. The following is the correct information.

    Written tests for permits (operator permits, CDL permits, motorcycle permits) are given on Monday mornings from 8 to 10:15 a.m. in the LaRue Circuit Court Clerk’s office in the courthouse annex.

    Road testing is given 11:15 a.m. on Mondays by appointment only.

    For more information about the tests or motorcycle road tests, call the clerk’s office at 270-358-3421. 

  • Hodgenville man to attend DNC

    After three decades as a Repub­lican, Craig Astor of Hodgenville spent a brief time as a Libertarian Party Congressional candidate. Now he’s a Democrat serving as a delegate to the party’s national convention and ready to happily cast his vote for U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders in Philadelphia this week.

    The May primary in Kentucky earned Sanders 27 delegates. Astor and 26 other Sanders supporters are attending the four-day Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, which begins Monday.

  • Celebrating 100 years with President Wilson

    Celebrating 100 Years continues at Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park on August 27-28 when President Woodrow Wilson will relive his 1916 visit to Hodgenville.

    President Wilson came to the Park on September 4, 1916, to accept the birthplace property deed on behalf of the American people.   2016 marks the 100th anniversary of the establishment of the Park and the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service.