Local News

  • Relay supporting Hope Shines On Initiative

    Hope shines on in every city in every county of our beautiful state. On Thursday, September 15, LaRue County Relay for Life is asking you to join your neighbors and fellow cancer fighters across Kentucky to turn on your front porch light.

    These lights, while a simple show of support, signify the united fight against cancer here in our Commonwealth. To record you support, snap a selfie of you on your lighted porch and tag our LaRue County Relay for Life Facebook page or #HopeShinesOnKY.

  • Police bust juvenile party

    The community is buzzing about a recent juvenile party that was busted up by police around 2 a.m. on Sunday, August 28.

    According to Hodgenville Police Sergeant James Richardson, several police officers responded to a complaint of intoxicated juveniles at a residence on North Walters Avenue in Hodgenville. Once officers arrived at the residence, he said around 15 to 20 of the alleged juveniles fled on foot and police were unable to locate them.

  • Food inspections - August 31, 2016

    The following food sanitation inspections were conducted by the LaRue County Health Center. The rating of the establishment is determined by subtracting weighted point totals of noted violations from 100. Unannounced inspections observe the overall operation including food source and protection, personnel, food equipment and utensil, maintenance of water and sewage systems, garbage and refuse disposal, insect, rodent and animal control, and storage of toxic items among others.

    224 Farmhouse Diner 408 Upton Talley Road, Upton, 100.

  • Nalley completes retirement distribution, estate planning program

    Jeff Nalley, Louisville, Kentucky, a Modern Woodmen of America representative, has completed a five day advanced educational program at Modern Woodmen’s home office in Rock Island, Ill.

     The program covered retirement distribution techniques to maximize income to recipients while minimizing potential income tax liabilities during retirement years.  The seminar also addressed estate planning techniques for wealth distribution to heirs, federal estate taxation, charitable giving and estate liquidity insurance.

  • Burglary arrest leads to meth arrest

    A local man was arrested for meth possession last Tuesday while police responded to a residence to serve a burglary warrant.

    According to the LaRue County Sheriff’s Office, they initially responded to a residence on New Jackson Highway to serve a burglary warrant on Caitlin Veirs, 23, of Sonora. Veirs was arrested in connection with a burglary that occurred on Old Elizabethtown Road in Hodgenville last month.

  • News of Record: August 24, 2016

    Property Transfers

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

    Jonathan Gale Strader McClure to Connie Strader Trumbo in consideration of dividing the property inherited from Betty Jean Strader, 2 parcels in or near Lyons, Parcel 1 FMV $47,400. Parcel 2 FMV $35,000.

    Bonnie C. Hickman to Stephan K. Clyde aka Steve Clyde and Sue Ann Clyde, two tracts in Jericho Hill Subdivision, $20,000.

  • Jail log - August 17, 2016

    Bookings at the LaRue County Detention Center

    from Monday, August 1 to Monday, August 15.

    Matthew L. Bennett, 34, Hodgenville was charged with second degree fleeing or evading police (on foot), first degree possession of a control substance (methamphetamine), drug paraphernalia and TBUT or DISP shoplifting under $500. He remains lodged in LCDC.

  • News of Record - August 17, 2016

    Property Transfers

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

    Rock Properties, LLC to Third Generations Enterprises, LLC, property in Upton, $29,000.

    Special Warranty Deed, Daily Stop, Inc. to Vraj Rentals, LLC, lots 44, 45, 46 and 47 of South Hodgenville Subdivision, $400,000.

  • Accident on Lincoln Parkway
  • Log truck accident shuts down roadway