Local News

  • Local police warn of loose livestock

    The LaRue County Sheriff’s Office is warning owners about their responsibility if their livestock break out of fencing and block roadways.

  • Picking up trash for cash

    The LaRue County Solid Waste Department is launching the second Trash for Cash program in the county, which will give groups a chance to pick up litter and receive money for it.

    The trash for cash program is a statewide program that started in 2015. County and city governments across Kentucky have used state grant funding to pay non-profit organizations for each mile of roadway they clean up. Other businesses and organizations that are not non-profit, can donate their Trash for Cash cleanup proceeds to a non-profit organization of their choice.

  • Local woman arrested after accident
  • Nationwide hosts job fair
  • Spring burning ban in effect

    LaRue County Emergency Management is reminding people about the statewide burning restrictions for the spring forest fire season.

    The law prohibits any person to burn between the daylight hours of 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. It began on February 15 and lasts until April 30 and it is in effect for every county in Kentucky.

  • Accident at Lincoln Parkway and Hwy 84
  • Vehicle crashed into LaRue Co. Church

    A Buffalo teen was injured after hitting a church late on Monday night off of KY 210, a Taylor County Sheriff’s Office report said.

    Campbellsville/Taylor County EMS took Brendan E. Aubrey, 17, to Taylor Regional Hospital with minor injuries, the report said.

    According to the report, at approximately 11:20 p.m., Aubrey, who was driving a 2002 Chevrolet Silverado, was driving east on KY 210 near the Taylor County line when he lost control while rounding a curve.

  • News of record - February 15, 2017

    Property Transfers

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

    James Gregory Whitlock Estate by Ashley Rigdon and Jacob Andrew Whitlock, co-executors, to Andrew D. Holbert, tract one of the James Gregory Whitlock Estate agricultural division, $83,600.

    James Gregory Whitlock Estate by Ashley Rigdon and Jacob Andrew Whitlock, co-executors, to Lydia L. Whitlock, property on Hwy 61, $71,500.

  • Jail log - February 15, 2017

    Bookings at the LaRue County Detention Center from Friday, February 3 to Friday, February 10

    Prestin Reed Sneew, 23, of Jamestown, speeding 26 mph, drug paraphernalia and possession of a controlled substance (cocaine.)

    Brittany Paige Garvin, 28, of Hodgenville, possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine) and drug paraphernalia.

    Tussie K. Harper, 25, of Hodgenville, serving bench warrant.

    Michael K. Caffee, 37, of Hodgenville, receiving stolen property, possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

  • I don't need your rocking chair

    After spending 25 years working for one business, most people would be ready and willing to retire and spend the remainder of their lives waking and sleeping on their own schedule.

    But not the Gardner boys. Like his brother Arlie who in his mid eighties continues to work, so Clarence Gardner, Jr., after delivering for Kerns bread for 25 years, has completed another 21 years and counting as a Walmart employee.