Local News

  • Show and Tell
  • Lafollette Anniversary
  • Backyard Barbecue Winners
  • Now that's a Sweet Potato
  • Halloween in LaRue

    It’s Halloween time in LaRue County. Official times for trick or treating for both the county and the City of Hodgenville are Tuesday, October 31, 2017 from 6 to 8 p.m.

    The annual Trick or Treat event held annually in downtown Hodgenville will begin with a Costume Contest followed by the main event at 6 p.m. and is free to the public.

  • Accidental Shooting

    The LaRue County Sheriff’s office investigated an accidental shooting that occurred about 9:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21.

    According to LaRue County Sheriff Russell McCoy, officials responded to a call for an accidental shooting from Bird Road near Mt. Sherman. Upon arrival, the victim, a LaRue County resident claimed he had dropped a .22 revolver, which had misfired, causing a self-inflicted wound in his upper left chest area.

  • Domestic violence awareness event is October 30

    Several people and officials in LaRue County will hold a Domestic Violence Awareness Night event at 7 p.m. on Monday, October 30 at the Hodgenville Civic Center.

    Event organizer Angela DeVore said the goal of the event is to help the public become aware of the signs of domestic violence, what assistance is available, where to turn for help and most importantly avoiding becoming a victim of domestic violence.

    “We also hope to clarify some common fallacies and stigmas associated with domestic violence,” DeVore said.

  • News of record - October 18, 2017

    Food inspections

    The following food sanitation inspections were conducted by the Health Department in the month of September.

    Arrowhead Archery & BBQ, 88, 97 upon correction: meat held at improper temperature (corrected), food items on floor in walk-in, sanitizer too strong (corrected), drawer has build up.

    Decades, 9050 New Jackson Hwy, Magnolia, 94: bulk container not labeled, can opener blade worn, cup being used for scoop, shelves unclean, can opener rack unclean, clean utensils/lids stored in unclean containers.

  • Railsplitting Rescheduled
  • Wreck on Howardstown Road

    Emergency personnel responded to a two vehicle accident on Sunday, October 15 on Howardstown Road. One person was transported to Hardin Memorial Hospital. No other information was provided at the time of publication.