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Local News

  • Farmers concerned about speed limit on Lincoln Parkway

    LaRue County farmers have expressed concern about the speed limit increase on Lincoln Parkway from 55 to 65 MPH questioning if they are still able to drive their farm equipment on the roadway.

  • LaRue County Celebrates Lincoln's 208th birthday

    LaRue County celebrated Abraham Lincoln’s birthday on Sunday, February 12, with a traditional wreath laying ceremony and a luncheon.

    Wreath laying ceremony

    A crowd of around 60 people attended the wreath laying ceremony in front of the Memorial Cabin at Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Park. Those in attendance also included Cub scouts with Pack 155 of Fort Knox and Mary Todd Lincoln impersonators Susan Miller of Nicholasville and Joan Howard of Frankfort.

  • Choosing life no matter what

    A LaRue County couple is sharing the story about the birth of their daughter to always choose life over abortion and to raise awareness about birth defects.

    Craig and Kelly Dunn of Upton welcomed their baby girl, Paisley Mae, into the world on March 3, 2016. Thousands of births happen every day, but Paisley’s was different.

  • Embry case postponed

    Former LaRue County High School principal Kyle Goodlett child pornography case continued until next month.

    Goodlett appeared in Hardin County Circuit Court for a pretrial conference on Tuesday, February 7.

    Assistant Commonwealth attorney Teresa Logsdon asked the judge to postpone the pretrial so prosecutors can have more time to work on the case. In the meantime, Logsdon said she has met with federal prosecutors and that they both determined to keep the cases separate.

  • Goodlett Case continues

    Former LaRue County High School principal Kyle Goodlett child pornography case continued until next month.

    Goodlett appeared in Hardin County Circuit Court for a pretrial conference on Tuesday, February 7.

    Assistant Commonwealth attorney Teresa Logsdon asked the judge to postpone the pretrial so prosecutors can have more time to work on the case. In the meantime, Logsdon said she has met with federal prosecutors and that they both determined to keep the cases separate.

  • Meth bust in Buffalo

    Four meth arrests were made on February 1, after LaRue County Sheriff’s Department responded to a complaint of illegal drug activity at a residence in Buffalo.

  • Celebrate Lincoln's Birthday

    LaRue County is gearing up to celebrate the 208th birthday of Abraham Lincoln who was born in a small cabin near Sinking Spring near Hodgenville.

  • Ribbon Cutting held for Birds on a Wire

    A new specialty store has opened up in LaRue County that promises to help bring the sweet sounds of nature’s finest musicians to your backyard.

    The LaRue County Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the grand opening of Birds on a Wire, a shop that specializes in birdseed, bird feeders, bird houses and coffee, for human consumption of course.

    When D.J. Canter of Hodgenville started to think about retiring from teaching at LaRue County Schools, she knew that she would need some way to still interact with people on a regular basis.

  • LCHS students investigated

    The Hodgenville Police Department is currently investigating an incident involving several LaRue County High School students who sent an inappropriate picture of another female student on their cell phones.

    LaRue County High School administrators were told last week by a female student that she had sent an inappropriate photo of herself to other students, and the photo was circulating further than she intended. In accordance with school policy, administrators contacted Hodgenville Police Department.

  • Speed limit change on Parkway FAST approaching

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet announced last week that they will change the speed limit on Lincoln Parkway from 55 MPH to 65 MPH.

    In accordance with an official order from Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Secretary Greg Thomas, crews will be installing 65 MPH speed limit signs on the parkway in both Hardin and LaRue Counties. KYTC Public Information Officer Chris Jessie said the speed limit change has been made but that it won’t go into effect until the new 65 MPH signs are placed. He said the signage change is currently set for this Thursday, February 9.