Local News

  • Suspects identified in recycling contraband case

    A LaRue County Detention Center inmate and a Montgomery County woman have been summoned to court after the woman reportedly attempted to give the inmate contraband while he was on work release.

  • News of Record - November 22, 2017


    Probable cause was established for the charges against Peggy Susan Greenwell and her case will be passed on to the LaRue County Grand Jury. She was charged with first degree possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine) and possession of drug paraphernalia.

    Barbara L. King had her case dismissed. She was charged with possession of an alcohol beverage container in a motor vehicle and operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

  • Cissal Hill race is Nov. 26
  • Light up Hodgenville is Dec. 1

    The annual tree lighting ceremony, Light Up Hodgenville, will take place from 5 to 7 p.m. on the square in downtown Hodgenville on Friday, December 1.

    The event will be held in conjunction with the monthly First Friday event of the LaRue County Chamber of Commerce. The festivities start at 5 p.m. with free carriage rides by “Have Buggy will Travel,” a carriage service run by longtime LaRue County resident Tom Smith. Santa will also be at the event for photos. Free hot chocolate and cookies will also be available.

  • Fatality on Hwy 210

    Police are continuing to investigate a fatal accident that claimed the life of a LaRue County woman as the driver responsible for the accident has yet to be officially identified.

    According to a news release from the Kentucky State Police, officers responded to a two vehicle fatal collision at 9:57 p.m. on Saturday, November 18 at the intersection of Hwy 210 (Campbellsville Road) and Borders Curve Loop.

  • Sanders officially retires

    LaRue County Superintendent Sam Sanders submitted a letter officially announcing his retirement to the LaRue County School Board during their monthly meeting on Monday, November 20. The board also had a lengthy discussion about looking into the possibilities of building a new P.E. gymnasium at the high school and renovating the high school football stadium.

    Sanders has worked in the LaRue County School system for 31 years and has been the superintendent for 16 years. His contract will end on June 30, 2018.

  • Groundbreaking scheduled for new library

    The LaRue County Public Library will hold a groundbreaking ceremony at 4 p.m. on Monday, December 4 at the construction site of their new facility at 215 Lincoln Drive in Hodgenville.

    Dana Jolly, Director of the LaRue County Public Library, said they are excited about the ceremony as it puts the library one step closer in the process of moving into their new facility.

  • Goodlett federal sentencing delayed again

    Everything was going as planned and former LaRue County High School Principal, Stephen Kyle Goodlett, appeared in federal court for his sentencing on Thursday, November 9. However, it was stopped and continued to next year.

  • Incumbents file for reelection

    A week has passed since candidates were able to start filing to run for county office in the 2018 May Primary election and only incumbents have filed to run at this time.

    Those interested in running for office in the Primary Election can do so between now and January 30, 2018. According to LaRue County Clerk’s Office, those who filed on the first day that candidates were able to file were:

  • Veterans Day a time for Remembrance, Gratitude

    Over the course of American history, millions of Americans have answered the call of service by joining the Armed Forces. This noble sacrifice has made the United States the freest, most prosperous nation on Earth, and has guaranteed basic freedoms for Americans of all stripes.