Local News

  • Abraham Lincoln Birthplace returns to summer park hours

    Regular park hours will be in effect at the Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park starting Monday, May 29, 2017.

    The Birthplace Unit will be open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and the Boyhood Home Unit at Knob Creek will be open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

    During the Summer season that will run from Memorial Day to Labor Day, the park will offer free Ranger-led walks and talks at the Birthplace and Boyhood Home Unit at Knob Creek every day.

  • Local police participate in “Click It or Ticket”

    As summer kicks off and families hit the road for vacations, the LaRue County Sheriff’s Office is reminding motorists to Click It or Ticket.

    The campaign is aimed at enforcing seat belt use to help keep families safe. The national seat belt campaign will take place May 22 through June 4, concurrent with one of the busiest travel and holiday weekends of the year.

  • Remembering Taulbee
  • News of record - May 24, 2017

    Property Transfers

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

    Cindy L. Hill to Stephen D. Janes and Mary Jane Janes property on River Road in New Haven, $25,000.

    Charles E. Swift to Aaron Scott Daulbaugh and Amanda H. Daulbaugh, property on Hwy 357, $32,500.

    Mary Helen Smith to Meredith and Meredith Building and Rental, LLC., lot 11 of the Hillcrest subdivision, $20,000.

  • Marriages - May 24, 2017

    The following marriage license have been issued in LaRue County.

    Dylan Aaron Barnes, 25, and Whitney Nicole Heath, 21, both of Hodgenville.

    Natalie Brooke D’Alessio, 27, and Joshua Owen Davis, 27, both of Hodgenville.

    Catrina Marie Lashley, 31, of New Haven and William Scott Curle, 38, of Hodgenville.

    Jessica Nicole Wash, 29, and Joshua Joseph Jefferson, 28, both of Buffalo.

    Kevin Alan Rock, 31, and Angela Marie Mullins, 47, both of Upton.

  • Fiscal court approves budget

    LaRue County Fiscal Court approved its 2017-18 tentative $7.5 million budget while meeting at the LaRue County Courthouse in Hodgenville on May 9.

    According to Tommy Turner, county judge-executive, the budget includes no new taxes, but does include some new purchases while continuing contributions to fire departments, parks and recreation and special tax districts such as the soil conservation district and chamber of commerce.

    Turner said budgeted purchases include an ambulance and dump truck.

  • Vehicle waterlogged after accident
  • City Council hash out details of code enforcement

    The Hodgenville Council continued to hash out details for a proposed code enforcement ordinance during their monthly meeting on Monday, May 8.

  • Food inspections - May 10, 2017

    Hardee’s, 101 Lincoln Dr., Hodgenville, 92, no hair restraint, gasket in bad repair on reach in, prep table seal in bad repair, gasket unclean, prep table unclean around gasket, lid bins unclean at drive thru. 95 after 14 day follow up.

  • April building permits

    Date      Applicant             Address        Type

    4/5/2017              Ray Loyall            1718 Dan Dunn Rd.          Land division