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  • More charges filed against Bradshaw

    After being charged with reportedly neglecting two senior citizens, a Hodgenville man has now been charged with animal cruelty.

    Phillip B. Bradshaw, 54, of Hodgenville was arrested on June 7 for two counts of knowingly abuse/neglect of an adult by person and a warrant was served for second degree animal cruelty on June 13.

  • Fiscal court reappoints water board district members

    LaRue County Fiscal Court reappointed John Detre and Pat Eastridge to four-year terms on the Water District Board as magistrates met at the courthouse in Hodgenville June 13.

    The appointees’ terms end May 14, 2021.

    The court concurred with Planning and Zoning’s approval of 9.5 acres located at 4514 Tonieville Road belonging to Jane and Jack Smith, from A1 to R1A; one acre at 1718 Dan Dunn Road owned by Ken and Lisa Hutcherson, A1 to R1A; and six-tenths acre at 1725 Talley Oak Hill Road belonging to James Westerman, Sr., A1 to R1B.

  • Guthrie holds open office in Hodgenville
  • Simon Ford pleads guilty to sexual misconduct

     The former head coach of the LaRue County High School and Middle School girls’ basketball teams has pled guilty to sexual misconduct.

  • Simon Ford pleads guilty to sexual misconduct

    The former head coach of the LaRue County High School and Middle School girls’ basketball teams pled guilty to sexual misconduct.

  • Simon Ford pleads guilty to seal misconduct

    The former head coach of the LaRue County High School and Middle School girls’ basketball teams pled guilty to sexual misconduct.

  • Former LaRue Co. Sheriff charged with embezzling county funds

    A former LaRue County Sheriff was charged in a felony information with a single count of embezzling money, that was under his care and custody, and belonged to LaRue County, announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

    Bobby Carlton Shoffner, 58, of Hodgenville was the LaRue County sheriff in 2011 and 2012 and during that time was responsible for collecting and remitting franchise tax payments and property tax payments.

  • Royalty visits Hodgenville

    A seventh generation decedent of the man Hodgenville was named after recently visited the city.

    Brandi Weiss of Eldora, Iowa attended the Hodgenville City Council meeting on Monday, May 12. The council unanimously voted to make her an honorary citizen of the City of Hodgenville. Weiss is the great-great-great-great-great granddaughter of Robert Hodgen, who Hodgenville was named after when it was founded after the petitioning of the Hardin County Court by his family in 1818.

  • LaRue County Bootleg

    There’s no doubt LaRue County has a colorful history. While the most infamous claim to fame in LaRue’s history is certainly the birthplace of Abraham Lincoln, LaRue County has also had its share of bootleg history. Moonshine could be found all up and down the hills and hollers of LaRue County’s borders.

  • Prescription meds can still mean DUI

    Police are performing traffic checkpoints to try and get impaired drivers off the road. The most recent checkpoint was conducted at the intersection of Campbellsville Road and Hwy 1618 in Hodgenville.