Local News

  • Police warn of vehicle break-ins

    Local police are warning people to keep their doors locked on their vehicles.

    Hodgenville Police Sergeant James Richardson said they are reminding everyone about good habits they can practice to keep items from being stolen out of their vehicles during the night. He said it is a common thing for prowlers to try to get in vehicles that are parked in driveways during the night. He said there has not been a recent “rash of burglaries” in the community, but that they believe it is important for people to take the steps to prevent it from happening.

  • Leadership LaRue Purchases Penny Press
  • Rainbow at the Square
  • Governor Bevin launches campaign as part of the Don’t Let Them Die initiative

    Governor Matt Bevin’s office has been placing painted rocks around Kentucky this month in order to raise awareness for Kentucky’s opioid epidemic and the “Don’t Let Them Die” (DLTD) initiative. 

  • Charges expected in large fight

    Local police responded to a large fight that occurred in the parking lot of the Circle K convenience store in Hodgenville on Friday, August 25.

    According to Hodgenville Police Sergeant James Richardson, officers responded to the fight around midnight. He said six people were involved and that two of them were juveniles. One of the people was treated by LaRue County EMS at the scene but they refused further medical treatment.

  • Safe digging starts with contacting Kentucky 811

    Keeping our families, friends, neighbors and community safe starts with having the right knowledge and tools, and knowing how to use them. That’s why National Safe Digging Day reminds consumers about Kentucky 811.

  • July building permits

    Applicant             Address                     Type               Structure

    David Clyde        1160 Leafdale Rd           Land division     Plat

  • Police plan checkpoints

    Local police are gearing up for the 2017 “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign, running from August 16 through September 4. The Hodgenville Police Department is scheduling checkpoints to coincide with this effort. The LaRue County Sheriff’s Office plans to participate in the checkpoints as well.

    The checkpoints will be conducted during evening and nighttime hours from 4 p.m. to 2 a.m. at the following locations: KY 210/KY 1618, Lincoln Parkway/Lincoln Farm Road, KY 210/KY470, KY 210/County Road 2761 and US31E/KY84.

  • Clean Audit for LaRue County Sheriff’s Office

    State Auditor Mike Harmon recently released the audit of the 2016 financial statement of LaRue County Sheriff Russell McCoy.

    The auditor noted no instances of noncompliance. The auditor also noted no matters involving internal control over financial reporting and its operation that were considered to be material weaknesses.

  • News of record - August 16, 2017

    Property Transfers

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

    Connie Sue Milby and Charles G. Milby to Jesse Williams and Amanda N. Williams, lot 2 of Glenn and Connie Milby 2017 Division, $164,905.

    Joy M. Cox aka Joy Cox and Michael G. Cox aka Michael Cox to Neal T. Price and Laura E. Price, property on Bailey Road, $215,000.