Local News

  • LaRue Water District honored

    The LaRue County Water District was honored with a prestigious award at the 36th Annual Kentucky Rural Water Association Conference and Exhibition on August 24 through the 26 in Lexington at the Hyatt Hotel and Lexington Center.

  • Greensburg Cow Days Sept 18-19

    With two days packed with attractions, organizers say they intend to have something for everyone at the 2015 Greensburg Rotary Club Cow Days in Greensburg, KY, September 18-19.

    The festival begins at 8 a.m. Friday, when Annie the Cow, the festival’s milkable fiberglass mascot, begins dispensing flavored drinks and vendor booths open. The festival runs through Saturday evening.

  • LaRue County Sheriff deputy graduates

    A LaRue County Sheriff’s deputy recently graduated from basic training at the Kentucky Department of Criminal Justice Training at Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond.

  • Underwood case sent to grand jury

    A LaRue County man who was arrested for reportedly kidnapping an adult after a vehicle accident recently had his case handed over to the grand jury.

    According to the LaRue County Sheriff’s Department, Michael Underwood, 46, of Magnolia was involved in a two vehicle accident on Tuesday, September 1 near the intersection of Hwy 470 and Hwy 916 in Hodgenville.

  • Jail Log - September 16, 2015

    Bookings at the LaRue County Detention Center from Monday, September 7 to Monday, September 14.

    Susan M. Fix, 39, of Garfield was charged with flagrant non-support and persistent felony offender. She remains lodged in LCDC on bond. Arresting agency was the LaRue County Sheriff’s Department.

  • News of Record - September 16, 2015

    Property Transfers

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

    Bank of Buffalo to Randall Setven Buchanon and Donna Cavins Buchanon, property tract of Rodney and John Howell Agricultural Division, $18,500.

    Justin Sinnett to Terrance L. Brown and Peggy A. Brown, property in Hodgenville, $72,448.

    Estate of Genrose Ward Jackson by Kathay Ward, Executrix, to Garnett L. Shoffner, property in Magnolia, $60,000.

  • Local woman appointed to board

    Govenor Steve Beshear recently made several appointments to Kentucky boards and commissions, including a LaRue County woman.

    Rita T. Williams, of Hodgenville was appointed by Beshear to serve as a member of the Kentucky Early Childhood Advisory Council. Williams is a small business owner and retired banker. She represents the private sector and the second Congressional District.

    The appointment replaces Tracy P. Haddix, whose term has expired. Williams will serve for the remainder of the term, which expires June 30, 2019.

  • Man behind the pictures

    Several generations of LaRue County athletes and students are able to reminisce about past memories because of the pictures taken by one man.

    Terry Sandidge of Buffalo has been taking pictures of LaRue County athletes and students for more than three decades. Throughout the years, Sandidge has taken a wide variety of pictures at school events, sports practices, sports games and other venues.

    Sandidge started taking pictures during the 1981-1982 school year, while he was the principal of the former Buffalo Elementary School.

  • EMS seeks assistance from fiscal court

    Finding Emergency Medical Services with only two of its fleet of four ambulances in running condition in late August, EMS Director Mike Cottrell sought some quick help from LaRue County Fiscal Court.

    “When Mike called and said two ambulances were out of commission, I knew we needed to find another as soon as possible,” Tommy Turner, LaRue County judge-executive, told members of fiscal court meeting at the courthouse in Hodgenville September 8.

  • National program for families and the classroom

    Abraham Lincoln Birthplace invites all fourth grade students to visit the park as part of the White House’s new Every Kid in a Park program.

    Fourth grade students can go to www.everykidinapark.gov to complete an activity and obtain a free annual entry pass to more than 2,000 federal recreation areas, including national parks.