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Local News

  • 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.

  • E.Coli found in city water sample

    A boil water advisory was issued for all Hodgenville Water Works customers last Friday after city officials determined a random sample indicated some bacterial growth at a residence that had not been occupied for quite some time.

    After chlorinating and flushing the system last Saturday, Hodgenville Mayor Kenny DeVore said retesting came back clean and that the water is now safe to drink.

  • Prickly keepsakes

    When most people travel, it isn’t uncommon to come home with trinkets and souvenirs that remind them of the places they’ve visited.

    Bringing home a piece of the places traveled for those people means a glass or a t-shirt, spoons or shot glasses with the names of the city, state or landmark etched or printed on. Kathleen Chelf, however, has a different idea of bringing home bits of the places she’s traveled.

  • Shooting in Mount Sherman

    A physical confrontation ended up with a woman getting shot in the hand in Mount Sherman last Tuesday night, August 16.

    According to the LaRue County Sheriff’s Office, officers responded to Bird Road in Mount Sherman after receiving a 911 call about a woman being shot in the hand and that the shooter was currently pinned to the ground by the caller.