Local News

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  • Baby left in car

    A LaRue County man is behind bars after he fled from police at a home in Upton and his four-month-old son was later found by police in a vehicle.

    According to the arrest citation, LaRue County Deputies Brian Smith and Kevin Bennett initially responded to a gas station in Upton to investigate a woman who had been reportedly assaulted at a home on Riggs Street in Upton.

  • Breaking Ground: New construction to begin for LaRue Co. Library
  • Fatal accident remains unsolved

    After almost a month of investigating by police, no one has been charged in a fatal hit-and-run in LaRue County that claimed the life of a woman.

    Stephanie Jensen, 28, of Magnolia was killed in a two vehicle accident on Saturday, November 18 at the intersection of Hwy 210 (Campbellsville Road) and Borders Curve Loop. She was pronounced dead at the scene by the LaRue County Coroner’s Office.

  • An art for others

    The featured artist at the LaRue County Public Library for the month of December is Anita Riggs. Attracted to art as long as she can remember, Riggs said at age 2 she would clear off a coffee table and draw on long sheets of paper for hours at a time. She continued making art throughout high school and college at Campbellsville University, where she received her art degree.

  • International cookie showcase

    The Hodgenville Woman’s Club is hosting its first International Cookie Showcase on Saturday, December 2 at the clubhouse from 9 a.m. to noon.

    Cookies from around the world, as well as traditional favorites, such as chocolate chip, snicker doodles, and sugar cookies, will be featured. Cookies are priced six for $5 or a dozen for $10 and boxes will be provided. Shoppers can sip a cup of hot spiced tea while they make their selections.

  • A heart for others

    When Charlotte Richey hears about the upcoming HeartChase Event, her eyes light up.

  • Leaving LaRue: Local Amish family to move

    Mose Yoder leans back in a handmade rocking chair while his wife Emma gazes out the window, looking over the life they’ve built here in LaRue County. Outside the white farmhouse with blue trim, a black and gray dog runs across the driveway to where a black buggy waits in the barn.

  • Chamber Unites!

    Have you started your Christmas shopping? I hope you are taking the time to visit our local businesses to see all the wonderful options you can find right here in Hodgenville. There is simply no reason to go anywhere else for all your holiday needs. Shop local, Eat Local, Spend Local, Enjoy Local! It takes you to start the trend!

  • News of Record - November 29, 2017


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

    Richardson Investments USA, LLC, Rebecca Richardson to Dayle Lee Eskridge and Vicki Lynn Eskridge, property on the Robyn L. Darnell Agricultural Division, $24,500.

    Dayle Lee Eskridge and Vicki Lynn Eskridge to Stephen K. and Sue Ann Clyde, property in the Robyn L. Darnell Agricultural Division, $65,000.

    David F. Ross to Brett D. and Donna K. Wilson, property on Dangerfield Road, $106,000.