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  • Food inspections - August 9, 2017

    F&F Tack, Feed, and Deli, 2669 Dan Dunn Road, Hodgenville, Food service 94, sandwich meats not date labeled, no test strips; 98 upon return immediately corrected items. Retail 98; no test strips.

  • Single vehicle accident on North L & N Turnpike
  • House fire on Oak Hill Road in Sonora
  • Marion County Teen Missing

    Police are still searching for a missing Marion County teenager and are seeking assistance from the public.

    The Kentucky State Police are asking for assistance in attempting to locate 16-year-old Madison Shelby Mattingly of Bradfordsville. She was last seen at her residence at 4040 Mannsville Road in Bradfordsville on July 5 at approximately 7 a.m.

    Mattingly is described as a white female weighing approximately 115 pounds. She is five foot tall with brown shoulder length hair and brown eyes.

  • Property Transfers

    Property Transfers

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

    William E. Thomas, Jr. to Derrick J. Decker and Hannah R. Decker, two tracts of Joe Edd Johnson Farm Division, $75,000.

    Harold D. Webb and Sherry G. Webb to Karen Marie Murray and Michael Gene Murray, property on Catlett Road, $312,000.

    Thomas Smith and Phyllis Smith to Tina C. Hibbard, property on Greensburg Street, $67,000.

  • LaRue county food inspections

    Subway, 107 Lincoln Drive, Hodgenville, 97, three-compartment sink dripping, shelves inside coolers and cabinets unclean, three-compartment sink drain, corrected.

    Lee’s Famous Recipe, 803 S. Lincoln Blvd., Hodgenville, 87, sanitizer too strong in wiping bucket, corrected immediately; floor fan, potato slicer, various surfaces throughout kitchen area unclean; hand sink leaking, floors have build up around equipment, walls have build up a few places in the kitchen area, 91 upon corrected items.

  • LaRue County Bootleg

    Despite the efforts of revenuers, one LaRue County man was able to evade capture by using his family as a diversion, often going on bootleg runs on Sunday after church.

    Moonshine continued on through the 1940s, 50s and 60s and even in the 1980s the distinct odor sour mash could occasionally be detected and smoke could be seen rising from a hollow in the backwoods of the county.

    In 1933 state conventions ratified the 21st Amendment and repealed Prohibition. The Amendment was fully ratified on December 5, 1933.

  • LCHS FFA advisor, member tour Ireland

    LaRue County High School FFA Advisor Misty Bivens and FFA member Turner Cottrill recently toured Ireland on an FFA trip.

    Cottrill was one of 52 FFA members that was selected to attend as national FFA winners that toured agriculture sites in Ireland as they compared the industries of Ireland to the United States. The group had an orientation session in New York City on June 8 before they departed for their nine day tour.

  • Woman's Club launches international supper club

    The Hodgenville Woman’s Club hosted its inaugural dinner in their International Supper Club series on Thursday, June 22 with an Indian menu featuring samosas, chicken tikka masala, coconut curry vegetables, saag paneer, naan, and pistachio ice cream.  

    The supper club proceeds from the Indian dinner will be used to help underprivileged children get supplies for the upcoming school year.  $1,000 will be donated to the Family Resource Youth Service Center, known as FRYSC, of the LaRue County Schools.

  • PSC Revises Settlement in KU, LG&E Rate Cases

    The Kentucky Public Service Commission (PSC) has granted base rate increases sought by Louisville Gas & Electric Co. (LG&E) and Kentucky Utilities Co. (KU), but reduced them below the levels agreed to earlier by the utilities and other parties to the cases.